State of Tennessee

Memphis, TN (Shelby County)

Family Services/Social Work

Position Description / Responsibilities

Job Overview

Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional rehabilitation teaching work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: This is the working level class in the professional Rehab Instructor - Blind series. An employee in this class performs a full range of rehabilitation teaching and counseling work for individuals who are blind or vision impaired in an assigned geographical area of the state or at a rehabilitation center. This class differs from that of Vocational Rehab Counselor 1 in that the latter functions in an entry level capacity under immediate supervision. This class differs from that of Orientation and Mobility Spec in that incumbents of the latter are certified in Orientation and Mobility instruction and provide more technical and complex training.

Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and one year of experience in one or a combination of the following: rehabilitation or teaching work with individuals who are blind or

vision impaired; or any professional level experience in rehabilitation, teaching, or home economics.

Substitution of Education for Experience: Additional graduate course work in one or a combination of the following may be substituted for the required experience, on a year for year basis, to a maximum of one year (e.g., 36 graduate quarter hours may substitute for the one year of required experience): (1) orientation and mobility, vocational rehabilitation counseling, special education, or other related educational field dealing with individuals who are blind or vision impaired or other disabilities; (2) gerontology; or (3) family and community services, child development, or a related field dealing with home economics for families.


One year of experience as a Vocational Rehab Counselor with the State of Tennessee.

Application Instructions

For more information and to apply go to: (search 40941).

This job posting closes on 1/25/2023 at 11:59 PM.

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