The Department of Labor and Industry has multiple vacancies for the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, titles.
Type of Work
This is professional work in the vocational rehabilitation of customers with disabilities. You will identify the barriers to employment caused by disabilities, and evaluate customers' strengths, interests, abilities, and aptitudes. You will also work with customers to develop and implement a plan of services resulting in suitable employment. The work requires independent judgment in utilizing medical, social, vocational, community, and family resources in the implementation of a vocational rehabilitation plan.
All positions are in the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) within the
Department of Labor and Industry.
For the most recent information on these job opportunities contact:
Department of Labor and Industry
Bureau of Human Resources
1418 Labor and Industry Building
Harrisburg, PA 17121
Telephone: (717) 787-6374
Fax: (717) 772-3351
$44,362/annually, effective July 1, 2012. Special higher pay provisions are in effect for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Norristown and Philadelphia only. Special higher pay provisions are in effect for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, regardless of location.
Comprehensive health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan coverage (after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more.
Pennsylvania residency is NOT required at the time of application for these positions.
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