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SENIOR REHABILITATION SPECIALIST-BLIND - 48007100

Date: Feb 10, 2018

Location: DAYTONA BEACH, FL, US, 32114

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Requisition No: 17729 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: SENIOR REHABILITATION SPECIALIST-BLIND - 48007100

Position Number: 48007100 

Salary:  $30,988.62 - $32.988.62 

Posting Closing Date: 02/23/2018 

DIVISION OF BLIND SERVICES
LOCATION: Daytona

 

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A LEVEL 2 BACKGROUND SCREENING IS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT

 

Multiple positions may be filled from this advertisement.

 

CANDIDATES ARE TYPICALLY HIRED AT THE MINIMUM SALARY.

 

ALL EMPLOYMENT GAPS MUST BE EXPLAINED AND INCLUDED WITH WORK HISTORY WHEN APPLYI

This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants do not need to reapply.

 

 

Description:

  • Provide direct instruction in computer technology and adaptations which allow blind and visually impaired individuals to succeed.  Provide technology training to division and contractual staff when needed.  Training using adaptive software includes introduction to computer keyboard and use of various programs such as Windows, word processing, internet and email. Other specialty programs and portable note takers will also be considered.  Perform other teaching duties as assigned.
  • Conducts initial evaluation of clients referred for training to determine level of skills, knowledge, and readiness for technology training. Maintain records of goals, participation in class, and progress of each student.  Prepare timely student progress reports.
  • Develop lesson plans that reflect the daily objectives needed to meet established goals.  Maintenance of equipment and supplies; keeping inventory in good repair and purchased as necessary.
  • Attend workshops and conferences for professional growth; participate in public education as needed and serve as a resource person for staff, students and the public.  Recommend ancillary services such as audiology, low vision and physical therapy, which would enhance students’ program. Assist in training volunteers or interns assigned to the Center.
  • Provide vision rehabilitation training as needed to meet the student demand for service.
  • Provide class coverage in the absence of instructional staff.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach

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