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Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Application Due
2/22/2018 11:59:59 PM
New York State Commission for the Blind-Harlem District Office

163 W. 125th St Room 209
New York, NY 10027
Salary Grade/Range Grade: SG-22 Salary: $68238-$86398
Duties Supervise professional and support staff. Assign new cases to professional staff for evaluation and preparation of rehabilitation plans for legally blind/visually impaired CBVH consumers. Review and approve case plans, case closures and refer case plans to medical consultants or higher-level supervisors as necessary. Monitor assigned counselors' case activities to ensure cases are handled properly and expeditiously. Promote rehabilitation services and employment opportunities for the handicapped by maintaining communications with educational, medical, welfare, and industrial organizations and personnel. Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Minimum Qualifications
70.1 Transfer Qualifications: One year permanent competitive service as a Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor


Provisional Qualifications: You must have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Manual Communications), or Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Spanish Language).
Additional Info In order to qualify for provisional appointment to this position you MUST have applied for and taken the March 17, 2018 Civil Service examination for this title. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, unitl such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
Application Due 2/22/2018 11:59:59 PM
To Apply Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number (shown below) of the position being applied for to:

New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Bureau of Personnel, EOA # 18-104
North Building, Room 231
52 Washington St.
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Or send by email to:

Important: Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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Contact Information< Phone:  (518) 473-7936
Fax:      (518) 474-0017
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