VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND PLACEMENT SPECIALIST, K24
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the coordination, training and placement of individuals in community based vocational programs and developing and presenting curricula designed to increase a person’s capacity to live and work independently.
Level I: Code: K24A Salary Band: G
This job family consists of only one level and incumbent employees are responsible for performing all functions associated with the position to which assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required include knowledge of principles and techniques of vocational guidance; of community resources; of available community resources for the employment of persons with disabilities; of basic health and safety precautions; of instructional techniques; and of supervisory principles and techniques appropriate for individuals with disabilities. Ability is required to exercise good judgment; to evaluate situations and adopt effective course of actions; to present ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to plan and present a curriculum; and to secure and maintain the confidence and cooperation of individuals in training.
Education and Experience requirements consist of a bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in providing instruction in vocational training skills to residential staff within a domiciliary setting or a treatment facility for the developmentally disabled or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one additional year of qualifying experience for each year of the required bachelor’s degree.
Some positions in the Department of Human Services will require proficiency in manual sign language as demonstrated by the successful completion of a competency test administered by the Department of Rehabilitation Services.
Some positions in the Department of Human Services will require proficiency in Braille.