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

The Department of Developmental Services is looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational Vocational Instructor C (VOC C) to provide consultation and guidance to the Vocational Instructors A/B (VOC A/B). The VOC C will assist with practices and procedures that will maximize the potential of the individuals they support. The ideal candidate encourages 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. Job Responsibilities: (The duties and responsibilities stated are general summary and not all inclusive.) * Ensure the supported individuals are successfully engaged in meaningful activities in order to meet their individual, vocational, and day program goals. * Responsible for program development based on assessment results and Individual Service Plans (ISP), work directly with individuals complete data on production and attendance as necessary. * Facilitates and leads groups, both on and off-site ensuring safety, community integration, and active job coaching including production outcomes at the redemption centers, and off site at employment locations. * Provide transportation to individuals to and from work sites. * Ensure compliance with the Department of Labor regulations, employer standards, Agency policies and Federal and State Regulations. The VOC C will maintain a safe, clean and pleasant work environment and perform other related duties as required. Required Qualifications: * At least two years of full-time or equivalent part-time, experience in vocational or industrial training or vocational or industrial instruction. * SUBSTITUTIONS: - 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. Preferred Qualifications: * Ability to develop and maintain a respectful, caring, tolerant, ethical, and empowering relationship with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. * Capability to assist/lift individuals with physical disabilities and/or limited mobility. * Ability to transcribe read and comprehend the English language. Agency Requirements: * Candidate must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. * Must possess current and valid Class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s License. * After successfully completing a training program, the selected candidate must acquire and maintain; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid (FA) certification. Please note: The work location for this position is in Dighton, MA. SCHEDULE Information: Full-time – 40-hour weekly position. Schedule - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday - 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM Days off – Sunday and Monday About the Department of Developmental Services: The Department of Developmental Services 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. For more information about our agency and programs visit: www.mass.gov/dds _Pre-Hire Process:/ /_ Recommended candidates must successfully complete pre-employment screening which includes: * Disabled Persons Protection Commission (DPPC) Abuse Registry Search: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/dppc-abuser-registry * Criminal background check (CORI) by regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori * National Background Checks, Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2014, conduct fingerprint-based check. * https://www.mass.gov/lists/dds-fingerprint-background-checks * If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form As part of the hiring process, the Office of Human Resources will be verifying any college-level degrees conferred to the selected candidate. Additionally, any licensure required for the position will be verified. Information provided as part of the hiring process is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. 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 help logging into/resetting your MassCareers profile, call the Employment Service Center at _617-979-8500_ for assistance. For questions concerning the information in this requisition please contact the Human Resources' Field Office at _508-866-8803_. ALL EMPLOYEES ARE PAID ON A BI-WEEKLY BASIS AND MUST HAVE DIRECT DEPOSIT. 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. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: 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. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Training and Development* *Organization: Department of Developmental Services *Title: *Vocational Instructor (C) Location: Massachusetts-North Dighton - Res 5301 Requisition ID: 2200091E

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