You must submit Application Supplement No.  2010-011-2 with your online application.

 

TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER 2010-011

ISSUED  JANUARY 27, 2010

REVISED SEPTEMBER 3, 2014

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR INTERN

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Intern

44825

*ST05

 

*There are special higher pay provisions in effect for certain geographic areas.

 

If you successfully complete the internship and obtain your graduate degree, you may then serve an additional 2 months as an Intern to complete your probationary period, and be promoted to Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor 1 with an increase in salary.

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

This is professional training in a structured internship program in which you are expected to acquire knowledge and experience in the areas of federal law and regulation concerning vocational rehabilitation services, state policy and procedure, and counseling and case management.  You will be supervised by a Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor who will evaluate how well you provide case services to customers with disabilities.  You may be able to receive academic credit for completion of the internship program.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Pennsylvania residency is currently waived for this job title.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

 

At the time you apply, you must have authorization from your college or university to participate in the Commonwealth’s Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Intern Program.  At the time you start the internship, you must be enrolled in the final semester of the appropriate master’s degree program.

 

Minimum Requirement

 

At the time you apply, you must be enrolled in the final year of a master’s degree program in rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation education, or rehabilitation administration.

 

Clarification of Requirements

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement for guidance.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Positions are located in the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry’s Office of Vocational Rehabilitation in district offices throughout the state.

 

Lists created by this test will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities, contact the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Bureau of Human Resources, Labor and Industry Building – Room 1418, 651 Boas Street, Harrisburg, PA 17121; Telephone: (717) 787-6374; Internetwww.dli.state.pa.us

TESTING

 

Your application and participation form (Application Supplement 2010-011-2) will be evaluated to determine if you meet the Minimum Requirement and Necessary Special Requirement.  If you meet the requirements, you will receive a score.

 

You must provide complete and accurate information.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application or result in disqualification.

 

If you were previously determined to be ineligible and now meet the job requirements, you may reapply during the term of this announcement by submitting a new application and supplement.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

You should apply during the semester prior to the final semester of your master’s degree program.

 

Complete your application on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting

Online Application.

 

You must submit the completed participation form (Application Supplement Number 2010-011-2) and any other necessary documentation to participate in the Commonwealth’s Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Intern Program.

 

You are responsible for obtaining the college or university approval to participate in the Commonwealth’s Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Intern Program.  After completing Part A of Application Supplement Number 2010-011-2, have a school official complete Part B and submit the form.

 

Click here to obtain the Application Supplement and further instructions.

 

In order to submit the Application Supplement, you must have the latest version of Adobe Reader.  A link to download the latest version of Adobe Reader is available on the Application Supplement.

 

If you have difficulty applying online, please contact the State Civil Service Commission at

(717) 787-7811.

 

Further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O.

 

Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058, Text

 

Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone

 

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources office listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."