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Employment Facilitator, OVR

Employment Opportunities: The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services, currently has six vacancies for Employment Facilitator, OVR. There is one vacancy in each of the following counties: Allegheny, Blair, Dauphin, Erie, Luzerne, and Philadelphia.

Nature of Work: You will provide guidance with assistive technology for potential customers of the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR). You will travel in and out of your district to attend meetings with participants, providers, employers, and community organizations. You will attend training sessions, participate in work groups, and attend statewide conferences as needed and appropriate. Work hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

In order to be considered, applicants must show a bachelor’s degree that includes 24 behavioral science credits; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training that includes 24 behavioral science credits.

Pennsylvania residency is required.

Starting Salary: $41,135/annually

Have questions? Please call the Department of Labor & Industry at (717) 783-8723.

How to Apply: Apply online at www.scsc.pa.gov. Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage. Select View Open Announcements and Apply from the menu, and reference announcement #2016-050 for Employment Facilitator, OVR to submit your application and schedule your exam. Please provide copies of transcripts showing required credits. Unofficial copies are acceptable.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the veterans section of www.scsc.pa.gov.


Altoona District Office (Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services) (Blair County)
1130 12th Avenue, Suite 300
Altoona, PA 16601
Phone: (717) 783-8723

Erie District Office (Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services) (Erie County)
4200 Lovell Place
Erie, PA 16503
Phone: (717) 783-8723

Harrisburg District Office (Blindness and Visual Services) (Dauphin County)
555 Walnut Street, 8th Floor (Forum Place)
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 783-8723

Philadelphia District Office (Blindness and Visual Services) (Philadelphia County)
444 North Third Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Phone: (717) 783-8723

Pittsburgh District Office (Blindness and Visual Services) (Allegheny County)
531 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (717) 783-8723

Wilkes-Barre District Office (Blindness and Visual Services) (Luzerne County)
300 G. Laird Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Phone: (717) 783-8723