Unclassified 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
9155  EB - 28 VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SUPERVISOR  Jul 8, 2016
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
In the Department of Rehabilitation Services, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services this class is accountable for the administrative supervision of rehabilitation counselors; may be responsible for the administration of a local or small district office.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Receives general direction from a Vocational Rehabilitation District Director or other employee of higher grade.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
Supervises Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, Specialists and other staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Schedules, assigns and oversees work of staff; supervises, guides, and advises counselors in all phases of rehabilitation case work; reviews reports and case records for uniformity in the application of policies and standards of services; conducts performance evaluations; coordinates all programs and services to provide maximum effective service to clients; identifies in-service training and staff development needs; prepares progress and statistical reports and submits to District Director or central office as required; acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; may plan, organize and direct all activities in a local office or small district office of the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services; may represent the bureau in community relations activities and speak before lay and professional groups; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of vocational rehabilitation principles, methods, procedures and current developments; considerable knowledge of current social legislation including federal and state laws, statutes and regulations pertaining to the rehabilitation of persons with a disability; considerable knowledge of community organizations and other resources available to persons with a disability; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to conduct in-service training; considerable ability to relate to different cultural and economic backgrounds; considerable ability to organize time, set priorities and manage workload using an electronic system; supervisory ability.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
A Master's degree from an accredited college with a major course of study in vocational rehabilitation, counseling, psychology, special education, or related behavioral or social sciences and five (5) years of experience in the vocational rehabilitation career series in a state/public vocational rehabilitation program.
Special Experience:
Two (2) years must have been with Connecticut Department of Rehabilitation Services, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services as a Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
1.
Incumbents in this class are required to maintain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license or Identification Card.
2.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel with or without an accommodation.

This replaces the class of Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor in Salary Group EC 25 approved effective January 15, 1988. (Revised to modify content)

9155A 6/21/16 cm
CC Final#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
9155  2302  (06)-Counseling
(14)-EDUCATION B (P-3B)
(2)-Professional