Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor -ASL

DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT TRAINING AND REHABILITATION - Las Vegas, NV3.7

Full-time

This Rehabilitation Counselor 3 position is on a team that works with a specialty caseload, serving those who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. The successful candidate will assist the deaf and hard of hearing with obtaining meaningful employment and gaining self sufficiency.

Job duties of the Vocational Rehab Counselor include:

  • Making eligibility decisions for program services
  • Providing eligible individuals with counseling and guidance to assess their vocational needs
  • Developing Individual Plans for Employment (IPE)
  • Effectively leading a team of specialized counselors and technicians that serve the deaf population

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in rehabilitation counseling or health, social or other related behavioral science
  • 2 years of journey level experience as a Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Current certification or proof of eligibility to sit for the Rehabilitation Counselor Certification exam from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL)

The State of Nevada offers an excellent benefits package including:

  • 3 weeks of paid vacation earned per year
  • 3 weeks of sick leave earned per year
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Affordable health, vision and dental care
  • Participation in the Public Employee Retirement System

For more information and to apply, please go to:

https://neats.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=35428

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $74,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • journey level: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Master's (Required)

Language:

  • American Sign Language (Required)