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ACOM VOCATIONAL REHAB PLACEMENT SPEC

Date:  Nov 15, 2022
Req ID:  24456
Location: 

Little Rock, AR, US, 72202

Category:  ADWS - REHABILITATION SERVICES
Anticipated Starting Salary:  $40,340

Postition Summary

This position is responsible for developing relationships in all types of business and industries with a focus on assigned territories.  Communicating ARS economic incentive programs along wiht other valued added businesses services.  Additionally, communication with multiple internal and external customer teams in responding to request for Information for employer services.  Work industy specific trade shows organize and staff booths during trade shows, preparing records and maintaing records including proactive activity repotts and monthly performance reports.  The objective is to build relationships with businesses that results in client achieving competitive intregrated employment.  This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in psychology, vocational education, counseling or a related field; plus three years of experience working with the disabled community or in a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Knowledge of business negotiation proceedings.
  • Ability to select, develop, and cultivate business prospects.
  • Ability to analyze data and compile reports.
  • Ability to prepare and present training sessions, presentations, and written reports.
  • Ability to follow instructions and think independently.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities                                                           

 

  • Knowledge of vocational job placement and evaluation.
  • Knowledge of bidding procedures and contracts.
  • Knowledge of vocational/industrial safety programs.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of others.
  • Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information.
  • Ability to develop, monitor, and evaluate the effectiveness of vocational programs, job standards, and industrial safety guidelines for the disabled.
  • Ability to research laws, regulations, and standards that apply to the disabled.

 

Job Responsibilities and Expected Results

 

  1. The Business Engagement Representative (BER) is a sales-based position that requires the ability of an individual to aggressively interact with decision makers by developing relationships and engaging sales activities that lead to sales results in the assigned territory.
  2. This position requires a sales background with high concentration of managing a sales client-based area while retaining relationships with existing accounts.
  3. The BER will develop and maintain relationships with local businesses/industry representatives to facilitate applicants obtaining employment.
  4. This position will focus on the delivery of business sales and services through an integrated, sales/solution approach to solidify new business.
  5. The Business Engagement Representative will promote the goals of the Arkansas Rehabilitation Service by working in partnership with all mandated Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act partners.
  6. Additionally, individual will be accountable for development of new sector partnerships that strengthen existing partnerships to address the workforce needs in the local area and create a talent development system.
  7. The BER works under the direct supervision of the Director of Business Engagement or designee.

 

Key Business Processes/Duties

  1. Developing and maintaining relationships with existing and/or new companies.
  2. Developing maintain contacts and relationships with communities.
  3. Conducting training on disability and sensitivity training.
  4. Identifying and offering customize solutions to employers.
  5. Maintain accurate records and reports.
  6. Conducting labor market research, identifying trends, and sharing data with vocational counselors.
  7. Positioning ARS clients for employment opportunities.

Position Information

Class Code: M032C

Grade: GS07

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $58,493.00

Summary

The Vocational Rehabilitation Placement Specialist is responsible for locating employment for clients with disabilities. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Supervises and coordinates the activities of a small professional staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, making work assignments, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Administers and scores various educational assessment tests and determines vocational placement of clients by matching clients' skills to available jobs. Surveys businesses for available jobs, writes bids for work contracts using federal guidelines and time study surveys, and sets up assembly lines for the disabled based on accepted contract specifications. Contacts employers to discuss effectiveness of job and to observe and correct safety standards. Develops curriculum for vocational programs by determining skills needed for each task to be performed. Maintains documentation concerning clients' behavior, progress, and health problems for annual review and recommends modifications to the clients programs based on progress. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of vocational job placement and evaluation. Knowledge of bidding procedures and contracts. Knowledge of vocational/industrial safety programs. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of others. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information. Ability to develop, monitor, and evaluate the effectiveness of vocational programs, job standards, and industrial safety guidelines for the disabled. Ability to research laws, regulations, and standards that apply to the disabled.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of an bachelor's degree in psychology, vocational education, or a related area; plus three years of experience working with the disabled or in a related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None


Nearest Major Market: Little Rock