State of Hawaii, Hawaii, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Number DHS-22-01

These positions are with the State of Hawaii, Department of Human Services, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. The immediate vacancy is a full-time, permanent position in Lihue, Kauai.

Level II – $3,933.00 per month
Level III – *$4,252.00 – $5,178.00 per month (SR-20, Step C to H)
  • Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicants qualifications and other relevant factors.

The State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this delegated recruitment to the Department of Human Services, Human Resources Office.

As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.
Duties Summary

The Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist performs evaluation, vocational counseling and allied rehabilitation services for the full range of cases provides and/or arranges for testing, medical treatment, training, job placement and adjustment and performs other related duties as assigned.

Level II: The primary purpose of this advanced trainee position is to continue learning the vocational rehabilitation casework process and program requirements for providing services to individuals with disabilities in order to progress to the fully trained and experienced journey worker level. Training focuses on learning the agencys role, its philosophy of service, commitments, organizational relationships and goals, and provision of vocational rehabilitation services to an assigned caseload of individuals with disabilities in various stages of the rehabilitation process, ranging from the simple non-significantly disabled to the moderately complex significantly disabled.

The VRS II is expected to progress to the VRS III as outlined in the DVR Personnel Standards and Personnel Development Requirements. This includes continuation of coursework, work experience, or internship, and obtaining credentials as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor to progress to the VRS III level.

Level III: The primary purpose of this journey worker level position is to provide services to a caseload of individuals within the full range of disabilities from simple to complex cases to assist them in achieving an employment outcome.

Minimum Qualification Requirements


To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Level II: Successful completion of half of the required coursework towards a Masters degree in rehabilitation counseling accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Level III: Current certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).

Substitutions Allowed: Applicants who possess advanced certificates or degrees (masters or doctorate) recognized by Commission of Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) for certification as a CRC meet the requirements for VRS II, Track A. Verification that your advanced certificate or degree is recognized by CRCC must be submitted at the time of application. To view the CRC eligibility guide, please CLICK HERE (Download PDF reader).

Last Date For Apply: 2022-05-07 08:05:52 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : PermanentApply Here