Maryland State Jobs – Rehabilitation Specialist

Website State of Maryland

Job Description:

This position plans, implements, and coordinates rehabilitation and employment services for individuals who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (Deaf/HOH) being served at the Workforce & Technology Center (WTC) and provides services within Regional offices throughout the State of Maryland.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Place Deaf/HOH individuals into employment and provide support services.
  • Perform job development and job placement activities for DORS consumers who have graduated from WTC Training Programs and support employment services to other regions as needed;
  • Provide job seeking skills training; consult on job readiness and placement issues and labor market trends;
  • Communication and cultural information as it relates to Deaf/HOH people; ADA and accommodation issues for DORS staff and consumers;
  • Interface with businesses throughout the state to develop employment, internship and on-the-job training opportunities and to provide information and technical assistance on employment of Deaf/HOH individuals;
  • Assist in staff training on job development/placement and labor market issues; maintain AND liaison with organizations and committees concerned with employment;
  • Give presentations as needed related to employment; maintain files on businesses, employment-ready consumers, and job orders; document consumer contact and job placement activities.

Job Requirements:

  • Education : Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Experience : Professional experience in a behavioral or social science related filed is preferred.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language

Job Details:

Company: State of Maryland

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Maryland, United States

Application Deadline: N/A

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