[NFBWATLK] WA State Department of Services for the Blind--Rehabilitation Technician 2 Recruitment

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Thu Feb 14 16:12:40 UTC 2019

From: Cox, Kristina (DSB) [mailto:kristina.cox at dsb.wa.gov]
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 11:48 AM
Subject: WA State Department of Services for the Blind--Rehabilitation Technician 2 Recruitment

Hello, All:

Please share with your contacts.

The Department of Services for the Blind is currently hiring for a new Rehabilitation Technician 2<https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2341895/rehabilitation-technician-2?keywords=rehab&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs> (RT2) in our Lacey VR Field Services Office.  The position is focused on providing direct vocational rehabilitation services in addition to administrative support to the interdisciplinary work team.  The goal is to prepare customers for successful entry into the competitive workforce and gain independence.

The role must act independently and with decisions that rely on agency vocational rehabilitation knowledge, Pre-Employment Transition Services, administrative policies and "good practices".   The RT2 does have the possibility of having a small caseload of customers as well.


Two (2) years of college course work;


One (1) year of experience performing direct customer service in a non-retail environment;


Demonstrated ability to independently schedule, organize and prioritize workload.

Please Note:  Additional experience and education will substitute for the required education or experience

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling;
Bachelor's Degree in a Behavioral Science with 18-quarter credit hours vocational rehabilitation related subjects.

Supplemental Information
Please attach the following documents, failure to do so may result in not being considered for the position:

  *   A letter of interest that shows your personality and voice to describe why you are the successful candidate and how you meet the specific qualifications for this position;
  *   Current resume, detailing experience, and education; and
  *   A list of at least three (3) professional references with current telephone numbers.

By submitting these materials, you are indicating that all information is true and correct. The state may verify information. Any untruthful or misleading information is cause for removal from the applicant pool or dismissal if employed.

For information on Veteran's Preference and guidance on how to determine if you are eligible, click here<http://www.careers.wa.gov/veteranspreferences.html>.

We thank you and are grateful for your service

We celebrate our differences and we are committed to a workplace that supports equal opportunity employment and inclusion regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We will also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Persons with a disability, who need assistance with their application or need this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 664-1960 or toll free (877) 664-1960. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.<http://www.washingtonrelay.com/>

Should you have any questions regarding this position or the online application, contact Lolo Florentino Arevalo at (360) 407-8074 or Lolo.arevalo at des.wa.gov<mailto:Lolo.arevalo at des.wa.gov>


Kristina Cox
Executive Assistant and HR Consultant
Department of Services for the Blind
PO Box 40933
Olympia, WA  98504
(360) 725-3836


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