REHABILITATION ASSISTANT - 05052022-30980 & 31139

State of Tennessee

Johnson City & Smyrna, TN (Washington & Rutherford Counties)

Education, Training & Library


Position Description / Responsibilities

Summary: Under general supervision, performs sub-professional rehabilitation assistance work of average difficulty in providing basic support to occupational programs; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class is responsible for assisting professional counselors with teaching occupational skills to clients. An employee in this class is supervised by a professional staff member. This class differs from that of Counseling Assistant in that an incumbent of the latter teaches basic living skills.


Position Requirements

Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school AND experience equivalent to three years of full-time experience in teaching, teaching assistance, training, manufacturing, or production control work, or in providing services to handicapped clients.

Substitution of Experience for Education: Qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years.

Substitution of Education for Experience: Additional college coursework in education, a social or behavioral science, business management, production management, or other related field may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.


Application Instructions

For more information and to apply go to www.tn.gov/careers and search for (30980 & 31139)

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