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VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION TECHNICAL SPECIALIST

Social Security Programs

Recruitment #13-005208-001

Introduction

DIVISION OF REHABILITATION SERVICES                                                                                       

Business Support Services

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

(DORS Headquarters)

2301 Argonne Drive Baltimore, MD 21218

Main Purpose of Job

This is advanced level work in rehabilitation services within the Business Support Services Income Unit of the Division of Rehabilitation Services.

POSITION DUTIES

This position is responsible for the DORS Social Security Reimbursement Program. This includes: obtaining and interpreting consumer SSDI and/or SSI benefit verification reports and wage documentation; preparing Social Security Reimbursement Claims; maintaining records and reports; conducting DORS Ticket procedures; training and advising DORS staff in regard to the reimbursement program and the Ticket To Work.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

(Rehabilitation Services)

Education : Possession of a Master’s Degree in a related rehabilitation field or 36 graduate hours in Rehabilitation Counseling or a closely related field is required.

Experience: Two years of experience as a DORS Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist II is required. This must include experience providing rehabilitation counseling, vocational evaluation or employer relations services for DORS consumers with physical or mental disabilities; or teaching services to clients with partial or total visual impairment. Two year of experience must be in the Division of Rehabilitation Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist II.

 

(Disability Determination Services, Claim Examiner )

Education : Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree

Experience: Two years of required experience must include specialized experience in the adjudication or processing of Social Security Disability claims.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Prior experience with Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, the Ticket To Work, Benefits Counseling and/or preparation of claims is preferred.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Internal Recruitment - DORS and DDS Employees Only

BENEFITS

State of Maryland Health Benefits

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Applicants must complete a State of Maryland online application for Employment. If  you are unable to submit a online application , please download a paper application .(Please indicate on your  application the listed vacancy announcement number  that you are  applying  for VOCATIONAL  REHABILITATION TECHNICAL SPECIALIST   I-Announcement #13-005208-001- Baltimore, MD.  The Application and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the prerequisite Minimum Qualifications and possesses the Essential Requirements for the position. Please fax any supporting documents to (410-554-9397.) To obtain a Position Announcement and a State Application, please call the JobLine (410) 554-9396.  TDD # (410) 554-9399, or visit our website www.marylandpublicschools.org or DORS website www.dors.state.md.us. Completed applications and inquiries must be directed to Denise Metzger, DORS Personnel, Division of Rehabilitation Services, 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218.  All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.  Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required.  This position has been designated as a Special Appointment.The selected applicant must consent to a criminal background investigation as a required security procedure for all employees who have access to Social Security Administration records and systems. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in nonselection or termination of employment.

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As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.



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