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State of Montana Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (10107) in Great Falls, Montana

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has an exciting opportunity within the Vocational Rehabilitation Office in Great Falls. Our mission at DPHHS is to improve and protect the health, well-being, and self-reliance of all Montanans throughout every stage of their life. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to perform meaningful work in public service to our state and its residents. Whether you are joining the workforce or have several years of experience, DPHHS has the opportunity for you! This position provides guidance and counseling to individuals with disabilities in achieving employment outcomes. Responsibilities include developing individual rehabilitation plans, counseling consumers on job and career development goals, providing on-site job coaching or assistive devices, approving, purchasing, and monitoring the quality of goods and services, and consulting and coaching Workforce partners, community rehabilitation providers, businesses, and other stakeholders on serving individuals with disabilities. What We Can Offer You The State of Montana's comprehensive benefits package includes healthcare coverage, retirement plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, work/life balance, and eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Visit the Health Care and Benefits Division for more information at https://benefits.mt.gov/. In addition to employee benefits, there are a wide range of advancement opportunities within the largest state agency in Montana. What You Can Offer Us * Skill in working with individuals with disabilities. * Ability to interpret and use medical and psychological information to make sound decisions. * Ability to be sensitive, respectful, and communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and languages. * Meet minimum qualifications: o Master’s degree andeligibility to sit for the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) exam. + More information on the CRC can be found here:https://crccertification.com/get-certified/ o One year of experience in rehabilitation counseling, career counseling, or human services. o Certification by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) is highly preferred. o Equivalent combinations of related education and experience may be considered. For a copy of the full job description or if you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, contactSarah Greenatsarah.green@mt.gov. How to Apply Submit the following required documents with your application on the State of Montana Careers website. When submitting the required documents, you must check the “relevant document” box to ensure your attachments are uploading correctly to the specific application for this position. * Cover Letter-Please describe your experience working with people who live with disabilities * Resume-Please include dates of employment and your Supervisor’s name/phone number for each position * Undergraduate Academic Transcripts To be considered for any DPHHS position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, and upload any required documents. Successful applicants are required to successfully pass all DPHHS specific background check(s) relevant to each position. DPHHS is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job: Community/Social Services* *Title: *Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (10107) Location: Great Falls Requisition ID: 22141630

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