Virginia State Government Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Tazewell, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

The Division of Rehabilitative Services (DRS) assists individuals with disabilities to make informed choices that will maximize their employment through coordinated service delivery. In collaboration with the Workforce Network, we deliver quality workforce services to individuals with disabilities who want to work and employers seeking to hire them.

This position provides comprehensive vocational rehabilitation services which result in employment and enhanced independent living for persons with disabilities while complying with federal, state, and agency policy and procedures. In partnership with persons with disabilities, this position will develop employment focused, goal oriented plans and coordinate the related services necessary for a person to become successfully employed. Core vocational case management services may include guidance and counseling, training, physical/mental restoration, and job placement services. Caseload consists of individuals with substance abuse.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience with the principles and practices of vocational service delivery to youth and adults with disabilities. Experience interviewing, evaluating, and counseling individuals with disabilities. Experience with Caseload Management and Case Documentation. Demonstrated knowledge of the methods and tools for career counseling and exploration. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple responsibilities. Demonstrated ability to communicate information effectively in writing and verbally. Demonstrated knowledge of ADA compliance requirements. Demonstrated experience using Windows based computer software.

Master’s, Specialist, Doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or copy of current CRC credential or documentation of CRC eligibility required. Transcripts must accompany the application and they MUST display the date that the degree was awarded.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of the principles and practices of vocational service delivery to adults with Substance Abuse disabilities preferred.

Special Requirements

This has been designated a sensitive position under Va. Code § 2.2-1201.1. A fingerprint-based criminal history check will be required of the finalist candidate.

Master’s level transcripts or copy of current certification, if applicable, must accompany the application. Please note that the transcripts must display the date that the degree was awarded.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services ONLY accepts and reviews FULLY completed online state applications for all employment opportunities.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 804-726-1919 for assistance. Minorities, people with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply.EEO/AA/TTY.

To learn more about the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)Certification and or eligibility requirements, please visit the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) website at:

Contact Information

Human Resource Services






Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services 8004 Franklin Farms Drive Henrico, VA 23229

Working Title: Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Role Title: Counselor II - 49012

Job Open Date: 10/05/2017

Job Close Date: 10/20/2017

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: Minimum $38,922

Agency: Dept for Aging & Rehabilitative Service (262)

Agency Website: Click Here for Agency Website

Location: Tazewell - 185

Position Number: 00024

Job Posting Number: 1030071

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: Yes

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 04