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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Vocational Rehabilitation Disability Determinations   Saint Louis, MO   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on October 1, 2021

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Section: Vocational Rehabilitation/Adult Learning and Rehabilitation Services
Salary: $40,728 -$42,744 annually - Federally Funded

Positions available in the following offices:
7545 S Lindbergh Blvd. Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63125

St Louis Downtown Office, 220 South Jefferson Ave, Ste 110, St Louis MO 63103

St Louis West Office, 9900 Page Ave, Ste 104, St Louis MO 63132

Why you’ll love this position:
In this position, you have the opportunity to empower individuals with disabilities through employment.
Join us as we move to transform lives – planning, organizing, and providing professional rehabilitation
services.

What you’ll do:

  • Provides counseling and guidance services by effectively communicating vocational-related issues with
    clients.
  • Receives referrals, conducts interviews and gathers information to determine eligibility.
  • Analyzes, interprets and evaluates medical, psychological, social, educational, and employment
    information regarding applicants.
  • Arranges for or administers appropriate assessments to ascertain client’s aptitudes, interests, and
    abilities.
  • Prepares, recommends, and arranges for provision of rehabilitation services in accordance with
    approved individualized plans for employment.
  • Assumes responsibility for suitable placement and follow-up in employment.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college/university in rehabilitation counseling, guidance and
    counseling, clinical psychology, clinical social work with experience in vocational counseling or closely
    related field.
  • Work experience in case management, counseling, rehabilitation counseling, and or with persons with
    disabilities will be given preference.
  • (Individuals with a Bachelor’s degree, incomplete Master’s degree, or Master’s degree in a field other
    than those listed above may be considered for employment with the requirement to attain a Master’s
    degree or Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling.)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of counseling and guidance techniques; occupations in terms of skills, demands, training,
    working conditions; human behavior; and case management.
  • Ability to effectively communicate; maintain effective working relationships; and utilize reports/data to
    inform work.
  • Travel is required for client and partner contacts and occasional overnight stays for trainings and
    meetings.

If you have questions about this position, please contact: Vocational Rehabilitation Human Resources at
573-751-3251

To Our Applicants with Disabilities: For assistance with any phase of the Department process, please
notify the Human Resources Manager at (573) 751-3251. Reasonable attempts will be made to
accommodate special needs. TTY/TDD users: Relay Missouri service (573)751-0881.
Notice to Applicants: The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is unable to
sponsor applicants in their application for work visas through INS.