Under the general supervision of the District Administrator, Staff Services Manager II, in the San Diego District Office of the Vocational Rehabilitation Employment Division/Specialized Services Division, and working cooperatively with program units and supervisors throughout the District, the Rehabilitation Specialist has primary responsibility to perform duties dealing with the District's contract management, contract monitoring contract negotiations, and community relations.
Incumbent negotiates and monitors cooperative and other contracts with including but not limited to: schools, mental health, community rehabilitation programs, and other community partner agencies. Incumbent also coordinates job placement efforts; establishes, maintains, and facilitates cooperative relationships with the community and other agencies; contributes to the administration of a district in support of the Department’s mission and goals. Using initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness, the Rehabilitation Specialist must analyze situations and resolve problems effectively.
The Rehabilitation Specialist is responsible for service delivery of Federal Title I Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program. The services assist eligible individuals in achieving their employment goals by providing counseling, guidance, training, assistive technology, supported employment and job placement support. District staff will also conduct eligibility determinations for applicants for services and direct post-employment services for individuals who find jobs as a result of DOR services.
Who May Apply:
Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). Employment provisions as outlined by the Cal HR's State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. May also consider a T&D and LEAP.
For a complete job description, please contact Robert Loeun, at (619) 767-2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form STD 678 (with original signature), and must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in line item number 12 (explanation) of the STD 678. In addition to the State Application Form STD 678, applicants must also submit a cover letter and resume.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.