Pennsylvania OVR Seeks VR Counselor, Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Tip Sheet for Applying
Pennsylvania OVR needs to hire VR Counselors for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (VRCDHH) to serve eligible persons who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Requirements: A master's degree in vocational rehabilitation, mental health, special education, social work, human services, psychology, business administration, human resources, public administration or a closely related field; *or CRC credentials; *or proof of approval to sit for CRC exam as provided by CRCC. You may apply and be placed on the eligible list if you are in the final semester of your master's degree program.
Salary and benefits: Standard Pay Schedule Group ST07, Level 05 (to access the standard pay schedule, visit OA's Compensation page and select *Standard) with full commonwealth benefits available to new employees, including: medical benefits, life insurance, a retirement plan, annual and sick leave, twelve paid holidays and an optional deferred compensation savings plan. Permanent employees and their eligible dependents also receive supplemental health benefits after six months of employment. Supplemental health benefits include prescription drugs, dental, vision and hearing aid coverage.
APPLICATIONS FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR, DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING POSITIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Information on how to apply for Pennsylvania Civil Service positions, including the VRCDHH, and further information on employment opportunities can be obtained by visiting the Commonwealth's employment site. *Pennsylvania residency is not required to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Necessary Special Requirement for VRC Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Ability to communicate at the intermediate sign communication level as determined by the Sign Communication Proficiency Interview Evaluation as approved by OVR.
If you have questions about OVR Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Deaf and Hard of Hearing opportunities, please contact Danielle Frascella, OVR's HR Liaison, via phone at (570) 239-6405 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.