State of Tennessee

Nashville, TN (Davidson County)

Family Services/Social Work

Position Description / Responsibilities

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

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class provides services to individuals with disabilities in the selection, preparation for and planning of individual rehabilitation program and arranges services for clients. This work is performed with independence of judgment in using a wide variety of medical, social, and vocational resources in achieving objectives. This work may involve training counselors with less experience in specific assignments and performing administrative duties. This work is performed in accordance with federal regulations and departmental policies and procedures.

Position Requirements

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling


Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a master’s or completion of a doctoral program in a related field of study with course content that emphasizes rehabilitation, counseling, disability, therapy, health, employment, wellness, or human development (within 90 days of hire must enroll, at their own expense, in an approved educational plan that will result in the completion of the following courses: Professional Orientation & Ethics in Rehabilitation Counseling, Medical & Psychosocial Aspects of Disabilities, Theories & Techniques of Counseling within thirty-six months from the date of hire).

Application Instructions

For more information and to apply go to https://www.tn.gov/careers and search for (Job ID # 43684)

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