Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Supervisor – Downtown Salt Lake City

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description


Hiring official: Gwen Solum, gsolum@utah.gov.

The Department of Workforce Services (DWS) is seeking a motivated and highly skilled Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Supervisor to join our Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR) team in the Downtown District located in Salt Lake, UT. This will allow you to practice the latest techniques in rehabilitation counseling while developing strong partnerships with other agencies and programs.

Principal Duties
The Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Supervisor performs the following tasks:

Supervises subordinate personnel that includes: hiring, determining workload, delegating assignments, training, monitoring, evaluating performance and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions.
Develops, evaluates and interprets policies, procedures, rules, regulations and standards of the program.
Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, trains and assists in the implementation of existing and new agency programs and policies.
Evaluates client’s abilities and disabilities.
Reviews medical, psychological, vocational and educational data to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social and vocational difficulties that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents or the stress of daily life.
Ensures compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, agency rules, standards and guidelines.
Monitors and records client’s progress to ensure goals and objectives are met.
Develops and implements training material for both individual and agency training.
Preference may be given for the following:
Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) or a related field is required.
Currently a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or a Licensed Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (LVRC).
At least 1 year of Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling experience.
Why You Should Join Our Team
This is an opportunity to make a difference. Along with the satisfaction of helping individuals with disabilities you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work life balance.

The Agency
The mission of Workforce Services is to strengthen Utah’s communities by connecting the workforce to new opportunities and providing services to individuals and families in need. Today, more than 2,200 Workforce Services employees assist individuals in preparing for and finding jobs, meeting workforce needs of Utah businesses, administering temporary assistance, and providing economic data and analysis. Through a collaborative approach, the department has served millions of Utahns and has become a leader on several statewide initiatives. These include intergenerational poverty, homelessness, affordable housing, supporting refugees, helping rural communities, serving veterans and individuals with disabilities, and getting Utahns trained and back to work. To learn more about Workforce Services, click here.

Supplemental Information
DHRM rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state of Utah employees.