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Idaho
State Government


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Division of
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PO Box 83720
Boise ID  83720-0066


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(208) 334-2263


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Extended Employment Services Specialist

Technical Records Specialist 2

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Open for Recruitment: April 18, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Announcement # 01103012192
Salary Range: $15.00+ per hour (DOE) -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Boise

General Information:

Assist the Extended Employment Services Manager in case management on all active customers as well as those individuals on the waitlist. Provide case management to ensure all information provided is correct. That all information is present and analyze the information to determine what individualized support and funding is needed to obtain employment for the customer. Determines what outside vendor supports are needed for the customer to retain their employment goal.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Reviews customer case records for appropriate vocational goals and documentation.
  • Provide case management services to all active and wait listed extended employment services participants.
  • Explains participant rights and responsibilities and provides information regarding the extended employment services program and processes.
  • Collects and analyzes information obtained from participant interviews, educational, medical records, consultation with other professional and diagnostic evaluations to assess participants’ abilities and needs to determine eligibility for program. 
  • Creates and provides various letters to customers such as eligibility, no funding, and verification.
  • Reviews and discusses Extended Employment Services mission with potential customers, guardians, vocational rehabilitation staff, etc.
  • Evaluates program activities to ensure efficient delivery of services.
  • Compiles and analyzes data to determine customer needs and ensure uniform application of policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities. This experience must include collecting and analyzing information, service provision and assisting with and providing direct case management.

This position requires one year of work experience in each of the following:

  • Monitoring record systems to identify and correct errors
  • Interpreting, explaining, and applying laws, regulations, and complex policies for multiple or highly specialized programs
  • Analyzing information and researching a variety of sources to identify and resolve problems or issues
  • Dealing with individuals from varying cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds in stressful situations
  • Composing and proofreading business correspondence

You must also have six months of work experience:

  • Entering and retrieving data using a computerized record system 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience interviewing, gathering and analyzing data
  • In-depth experience in creating reports in Microsoft office Excel
  • Knowledge of measurable goals  to determine which course of action to pursue for customers
  • Analyzing information and researching a variety of sources to identify and resolve problems or issues 

Examination:

The examination is a rating of your education and experience. Enter your responses to the questions in the spaces provided in the examination. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question addressing minimum requirements to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. A minimum rating of 70 is needed to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online when the review process is complete.

To preview the exam, click on the “Preview Exam” link at the bottom of this page (you will not be able to take the exam from this screen). If you wish to take the exam, click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided.

How to Apply:

Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist, the minimum qualifications screening exam (Part 1), and the online multiple-choice written exam (Part 2) for this position.

When completing your online application information, please select:

  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation under "Agencies"
  • Full-Time under "Job Type/Shift"
  • Boise under "Cities"

When updating your online application information, you must complete all items in the Application Checklist. (This includes: Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies and Job type.) Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency.

 

Preview Exam

OVERTIME NOTICE:
At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.