Pre-ETS Rehabilitation Counselor (Muskegon) State of Michigan State of Michigan 1,512 reviews

Job Description

This position carries out a range of professional rehabilitation counseling services, including vocational guidance, physical restoration, training and placement to persons with disabilities. Informs community resources and general public of vocational rehabilitation services within assigned geographic or program area. This position is for Services to Pre-Employment Transition.

Position is located within Michigan Rehabilitation Services:
2700 Baker Street Muskegon, MI 49444

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Required Education and Experience

Possession of a master's degree with a major in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, or a counseling-related field such as psychology, social work, or special education.

Rehabilitation Counselor 9
No specific type or amount is required.

Rehabilitation Counselor 10
One year of professional experience providing rehabilitation counseling services equivalent to a Rehabilitation Counselor 9.

Rehabilitation Counselor P11
Two years of professional experience providing rehabilitation counseling services equivalent to a Rehabilitation Counselor, including one year equivalent to a Rehabilitation Counselor 10; or, three years of professional experience providing rehabilitation services coordination equivalent to a Rehabilitation Services Coordinator, including one year equivalent to a Rehabilitation Services Coordinator P11.

Special Requirement
This special requirement is for the Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS) bureau only. Newly employed counselors with a master's degree in counseling or a counseling related field who do not have documented graduate-level coursework with a primary focus in theories and techniques of counseling must complete such coursework/training during their 12-month probationary period through an accredited University (on-line or classroom training) to remain employed.

Additional Requirements and Information

Salary for this position is entirely federally funded.
Under federal law an employee whose salary is entirely federally funded may not be a candidate for public office in a partisan election.
To be considered for this position you must:

  • Attach a cover letter describing what strengths and work experience you bring to this position.

  • Attach a copy of your detailed resume to the job application. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.

  • Attach a copy of your official college/university transcript(s), if you have completed any college/university.

For our purposes, "official college transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred, date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal. A scanned or electronic copy is acceptable, if it contains the elements listed above. The college/university does not have to send the transcript directly to us. For more information regarding official transcripts, click here (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader).

Applicants who possess a degree from a foreign college or university must have their academic credentials evaluated or converted into U.S. educational equivalents unless the degree has been recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Go to
evaluators for a list of accepted organizations that evaluate foreign credentials. Failure to provide this evaluation at the time of application may result in you being screened out of the process.

Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered. Also, information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.

All classified employees are subject to Civil Service Rule 2-8 Ethical Standards and Conduct and will be expected to disclose any personal and financial interests that may conflict with official duties as a classified employee.

All newly hired state employees are required to submit and pass a pre-employment drug test prior to their actual appointment. Certain positions within the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity may also require state criminal, fingerprint-based and driving record background checks. Any position offer will be conditional until results of the background checks and drug test indicate eligibility for employment.

The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity participates in E-Verify (Download PDF reader) and will provide the federal government with your form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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