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Dept for Blind/Vision Impaired

06/27/2024

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Hiring Range: Anticipated Salary $75,000 commensurate w/experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have:

Skills/Abilities:
 

  • Skill in the use of computer applications for writing, desktop publishing, database and budget management, graphics and report preparation.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships among diverse professionals, constituents, and advocates.
  • Requires excellent communication skills, both oral and written for diverse audiences. 
  • Ability to travel.

Additional Considerations

  • Experience working collaboratively with business and higher education is a plus.
  • Training in Vocational Rehabilitation or closely related field.
  • Training in vocational rehabilitation counseling or closely related field, or commensurate experience.
  • Knowledge of public vocational rehabilitation (VR) and the service delivery system for individuals with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of the VR requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Pre-Employment Transition Services, career pathways principles and effective career pathways strategies, services to students and youth who have disabilities.
  • Previous work with transition aged students (14-22) in a Vocational Rehabilitation Setting.
  • Experience in providing VR services to individuals who have a disability, in developing and implementing programs and initiatives to meet the 5 required Pre-Employment transition services; provide technical assistance for VR staff and/or other workforce professionals on career pathways.

E_mail: Recruitment@dars.virginia.gov

Phone: 804-662-7003

Cert: Any Certification

To apply:

 

Special Instructions:

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  • The selected candidate must complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interests as a condition of employment (Va. Code § 2.2-3114).


Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact recruitment@dars.virginia.gov for assistance.

Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, Americorp, Peace Corps, and other National Service Alumni are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Equal Opportunity Employer State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s New Recruitment Management System. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. PageUp will provide you with a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Contact Information:

Name: Human Resources

Email: Recruitment@dars.virginia.gov

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their AHP Letter (formerly COD) provided by the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Service-Connected Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their AHP Letter. Requesting an AHP Letter can be found at AHP Letter or by calling DARS at 800-552-5019.

Note: Applicants who received a Certificate of Disability from DARS or DBVI dated between April 1, 2022- February 29, 2024, can still use that COD as applicable documentation for the Alternative Hiring Process.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer