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State of Massachusetts Vocational Instructor (C) in North Dighton, Massachusetts

_The work location for this position is in North Dighton, MA_

_About the Agency: _

The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is dedicated to creating, in partnership with others, innovative and genuine opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to participate fully and meaningfully in, and contribute to, their communities as valued members.If you are amotivated and experienced individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of others please consider applying for the position of Vocational Instructor C.

_Job Responsibilities__:_(The duties and responsibilities stated are general summary and not all inclusive.)

The Department of Developmental Services is looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational Vocational Instructor C to provide consultation and guidance to the Vocational Instructors A/B in order to maximize each person’s potential. The ideal candidate supports and implements department directives, displays a positive attitude and motivates others to work as a team; ensures that operations at the program are followed and that adherence to scheduled activities and rules of the workplace are followed.

The Vocational Instructor C will ensure that supported individuals are successfully engaged in meaningful activities in order to meet their individual, vocational, and day program goals. They will also be responsible for working directly with individuals and for program development based on assessment results, for ensuring that data is collected per the Individual Service Plan and for completing data on production and attendance as necessary.

The Voc. C will facilitate and lead groups, both on and off site. They will be responsible for ensuring safety, community integration, and active job coaching both at the redemption centers, and off site at employment sites. The Voc. C will provide transportation to individuals to and from work sites.

This position is responsible for following Department of Labor regulations and for ensuring that the quality of work performed is correct and in accordance with employer standards. The Voc. C will maintain a safe, clean and pleasant work environment and perform other related duties as required.

A criminal background check (CORI) will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. In addition, Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2014, An Act Requiring National Background Checks, requires the Department of Developmental Services to conduct fingerprint-based check of the state and national criminal history databases on the recommended candidate. For more information, please visit:


Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

For questions, please contact Human Resources’ Field Office staff at 508-866-8803.


This is a Civil Service Position. If there is no Civil Service list for this title, employees appointed must take and pass the next Civil Service examination when administered.

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*Full-time: 40 hour weekly position. *

Schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Days off: Sunday and Monday

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This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.


REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE: At least two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in vocational or industrial training or vocational or industrial instruction.

SUBSTITIONS: - A Bachelor's or higher degree in industrial arts or vocational education may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

  • One year of education equals 30 semester hours. Education toward degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Training and Development

Organization: *Department of Developmental Services

Title: Vocational Instructor (C)

Location: Massachusetts-North Dighton - Res 5301

Requisition ID: 190000ZI

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