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Dept for the Blind & Vision Impaired

11/01/2022

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Degree from accredited college/university with major study in rehabilitation teaching or related field or have a combination of related education and related experience.

Demonstrated skills in adjustment counseling, assessment of visual functioning, communication, Braille, homemaking, ADL, and recreational activities.

Demonstrated ability to communicate well verbally and in writing, to include caseload management skills.


Demonstrated knowledge and skills in basic computer operations of word processing and e-mail.

Minimum starting salary $53,075 commensurate with experience

 

E_mail: Darlene.klenzmann@dars.virginia.gov

Phone: 804-662-7003

Cert: Any Certification

This has been designated a sensitive position under Va. Code § 2.2-1201.1. A fingerprint-based criminal history check will be required of the finalist candidate. The selected candidate must complete a Statement of Personal Economic Interests as a condition of employment (Va. Code § 2.2-3114)

For more information about ACVREP requirements as CVRT visit https://www.acvrep.org/certifications/landing

Special Instructions:

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Are you requesting consideration through the Alternative Hiring Process and have you received an approved Certificate of Disability? If yes, please attach your Certificate of Disability to this application under the documents section using the optional document section. 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 Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800- 552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

To Apply:

https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/316296