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Would you like to be part of an amazing culture that helps Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance? The ArizonaDepartment of Economic Security (DES) is looking for individuals that are committed to service, community, and teamwork.

The Department of Economic Security, Division of Employment and Rehabilitation Services (DERS) performs an integral role in improvingArizona’s workforce by assisting individuals who are unemployed or underemployed, and those with barriers, to prepare for and obtain meaningfulemployment. DERS supports Arizona employers with recruitment assistance by connecting them to a skilled workforce.

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with the RehabilitationServices Administration (RSA). This position will report to the Supervisor and provide vocational rehabilitation counseling and guidance toindividuals with disabilities to address barriers to employment and gain the skills to enter, gain, or retain employment.

Based on your qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following tiers:

• Entry Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Bachelor's degree in a field of study reasonably related to rehabilitation counseling or another field that reasonably prepares individuals to work withindividuals with disabilities and employers and two years of experience working with individuals with disabilities

• Intermediate Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Master's degree in a field of study closely related to rehabilitation counseling and one year of experience working with individuals with disabilities.(Closely related fields are defined by Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.)

• Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Meets Intermediate credential requirements plus has a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) certification

Annual salary is commensurate with education and qualifications, ranging from $48,510.17 - $55,440.52

The State of Arizona strives for a work culture that affords employees flexibility, autonomy, and trust. Across our many agencies, boards,commissions, many State employees participate in the State’s Remote Work Program and are able to work remotely in their homes, in offices, and inhoteling spaces. All work, including remote work, should be performed within Arizona, unless an exception is properly authorized in advance.



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