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DBVI Norfolk Regional Office


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The employee must possess the education and training in orientation and mobility and be certified by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (COMS) or National Blindness Professional Certification Board (NOMC) or meet eligibility requirements to sit for exam within 6 months of hire.  Demonstrated knowledge of orientation and mobility principles, adjustment to blindness concepts, the rehabilitation process, and the education of students with visual impairments. Demonstrated knowledge of functional implications of eye disorders. ? Demonstrated skills and ability to assess orientation and mobility needs and then to plan and carry out an individualized program of O&M instruction to meet those needs. Demonstrated skill and ability to assess students to identify proper use of both visual and non-visual techniques as appropriate. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with individuals, co-workers, and other professionals.  


Phone: 757-466-4163

Cert: COMS

The position closes on May 9, 2019 Applications are required! Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired ONLY accepts fully completed online employment applications submitted directly from the Virginia Commonwealth Recruitment Management System, located at Resumes may not be substituted for applications, and applications received by paper, email or fax will NOT be accepted. Do not refer to "see resume" in response to application requirements. Don't have a computer? Internet access may be available to you through your local library, Virginia Employment Commission office, and in the Department of Human Resource Management's Career Center. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-662-9101 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.