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·         Vision Rehabilitation Therapist or Orientation and Mobility Specialist.

·         Teach independent living skills to blind or visually impaired persons in appropriate environment(s) (home, skills center, work).

·         Record clients’ performance and evaluate clients’ progress.

·         Interview clients for services, noting essential information and client’s need and reason for applying.

·         Develop service plan based on assessment and knowledge of client’s situation, gained from interviewing, and gathering case information.

·         Performs functional low vision evaluations.

·         Attend meetings of community action or community service organizations.

·         Develop and participate in the development of training aids, instructional guides, written and performance tests and other instructional course material.


Phone: 480-202-3332

Cert: Any Certification

Pre-Employment Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Rehabilitation Teaching, Vision Rehabilitation, Special Education, Education, Social work, Counseling, or a degree with an emphasis in Rehabilitation or closely related field.

·         Must be eligible to sit for the certification exam to become a Certified Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Specialist as provided by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) or the National Blindness Professional Certification Board (NBPCB) within 6 months of employment or have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in O&M.

·         Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees.

·         Successfully pass background and reference checks; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.

·         Candidates for this position shall be subject to a search of both the Child Protective Services Central Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 8-804 and the Adult Protective Services Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 46-459.

·         Candidate shall have or meet the requirements to obtain prior to their first day of employment, a valid Level One Arizona fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to Arizona Revised Statute 41-1758.07 in order to work with children and vulnerable adults.