Rehabilitation Services Associate-DRS/Beckley Branch Office-Raleigh Co. State of West Virginia State of West Virginia 133 reviews

Nature of Work

Department of Commerce/Division of Rehabilitation Services/Beckley Branch Office/Raleigh Co. – Under the direction of the Beckley Branch Manager, the individual will function as a paraprofessional in providing assistance to counseling and supervisory staff in the Beckley and Summersville branch offices. Duties will include: assisting counselors for general and school territories through a variety of casework and direct services to client that may involve developing new referrals, orientation of prospective clients and conveying clients' rights and responsibilities, facilitation of intakes, arrange medical and vocational evaluations at the direction of the counselor of record; service coordination including employment services, job placement assistance and follow-up; and assisting with client contacts. Perform fiscal and/or clerical duties as assigned to insure the efficient operation of the office. The individual will be responsible for conveying information regarding rehabilitation services and the process to the public and/or applicants to promote the agency. Frequent travel may be required to meet with clients and for public presentations. Computer skills are necessary for input into electronic case management to assist with documentation. Thus, a valid driver's license or certification that applicant will provide a reliable means of transportation is required. "A bachelor's degree is preferred." Performs other duties as required.

IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete. You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter "See Resume" on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section.


ATTENTION: Applicant MUST VERIFY POST-HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION
(DIPLOMAS, DEGREES, etc.), TRAINING, or LICENSURE EARNED pertaining to this position BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE POSTING, if not previously verified. It may ONLY be in the form of a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript or diploma. If you are claiming Veteran's preference, please submit “MEMBER 4” form and/or your VA Letter. DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE and you will not be considered for this vacancy. Please attach documents to the online application before submitting it. Or, you may email it to: [email protected] or by FAX to 304-957-0396, or by mail to: WV Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Building 3, Suite 500, Charleston, WV 25305.

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As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training. Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, and/or discovery of disqualifying information may result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.

Minimum Qualifications

For positions in Rehabilitation Services:
Training: Graduation from a standard high school or the equivalent.

Experience: Four years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in paraprofessional or responsible clerical office support work which required familiarity with casework procedures and delivery of direct client services in a state vocational rehabilitation services agency
OR
Four years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in paraprofessional or responsible clerical office support work at a level consistent with the work performed by Office Assistant 3 which required application of state and federal laws and/or guidelines.


Substitution:
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university may be substituted for the required experience.

Special Requirement: A valid driver's license is required.

For positions in Disability Determination Services:
Training: Graduation from a standard high school or equivalent.

Experience: Four years of full time or equivalent part time paid experience in paraprofessional or responsible clerical office support work which required familiarity with casework procedures and delivery of direct claimant services in a state Disability Determination Service
OR
four years of full time or equivalent part time paid experience in paraprofessional or responsible clerical office support work at a level consistent with work performed by Office Assistant 3 which required application of state or federal laws and/or guidelines.


Substitution:
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university may be substituted for the required experience.


***DETAILS OF RELATED EXPERIENCE MUST BE SHOWN IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION***

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