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Title:  Assistive Technology Access Specialist - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  05/24/2022
Req ID:  33661
Department:  Disabilities Aging & Independent Living
Location: 

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $22.86

Overview

The Vermont Division of Vocational Rehabilitation in the Department of Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) is currently looking for an Assistive Technology (AT) Consultant to join our team. The Money Follows the Person (MFP) AT Consultant position is a grant funded position designed to support the No Wrong Door project and educate the various service providers for aging populations on the benefits and breadth of Assistive Technology. Services include, but may not be limited to, providing equipment demonstrations, loans of AT tools, public awareness, information and assistance, and training on AT.  

 

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of assistive technology and experience in providing support and services to older Vermonters. The work of this position is highly collaborative. You'll work closely with various service providers throughout the state to understand the challenges consumers are facing so that services can be tailored to their needs. Part of your role will involve staying current on Assistive Technology trends, and you will have the opportunity to work with experts in AT and develop your skills in this area. Work is performed under the supervision of the Assistive Technology Program Administrator.

Who May Apply

This position, Assistive Technology Access Specialist - Limited Service (Job Requisition #33661), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. 

If you would like more information about the duration of this position or other details, please contact Phillip Seiler at Phillip.Seiler@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

 

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in an office setting and at provider and consumer sites. Private means of transportation must be available for required travel. Some lifting and transporting of equipment is required. Some work outside of normal office hours may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Two (2) years of full-time college coursework or an Associate's degree or higher in rehabilitation engineering or a related engineering field, computer science, education, rehabilitation sciences, or a human services field AND two (2) years or more of experience in Assistive Technology and/or accommodation determination and support.

Special Requirements

Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier