Pre-ETSTransition Specialist Duties : Pre-ETS is an initiative of the vocational rehabilitation program, a program of Rehabilitation Services of the Kansas Department for Children and Families. Pre-ETS is a new program requirement of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Pre-ETS Transition Specialist will provide the 5 requiredPre-ETS services, the Pre-ETS optional services, conduct outreach activities for school personnel, students with disabilities, and family members, and who will participate in development of transition IEPs as appropriate and available. ThePre-ETS Transition Specialist will establish, maintain and utilize collaborative relationships with school district personnel, local workforce development youth programs, service providers and advocates as needed to ensure preferred outcomes forPre-ETS eligible students with disabilities.
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Minimum Requirements : Education - General. Five years of experience interviewing, investigating, compiling information, documenting decisions, interpreting guidelines and/or providing technical assistance relevant to the agency's programs. Post-secondary education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.
Education Preferred - One or more of the following: Bachelor Degree
Experience - Two years working with students and/or adults with disabilities
Valid Driver's License required (must maintain throughout employment)
Security Clearance (must maintain throughout employment)
HOW TO APPLY :
The application process has 3 STEPS.
STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form (use this link -
(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)
STEP 2: Complete the State of Kansas Application Form (use this link - and submit to the Department for Children and Families, EAST Region.
STEP 3: Email these additional required documents toMary Isley ...@ks.gov . Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line.
*Letter of Interest
*Copy of college transcripts (must be submitted if you wish to have your education considered)
*Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED : Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785 ###-####.
Security Clearance : A background check (KBI - criminal background, welfare fraud, driver's license, and Child/Adult Abuse and Neglect Central Registry) is required for all positions with the Department for Children and Families (DCF) as a condition of employment, which may include fingerprinting and FBI check. Security Clearance must be obtained prior to employment with DCF.
Recruiter Contact :
Name: Mary Isley
Phone: 785 ###-####
Fax: 785 ###-####
How You Will Be Evaluated :
Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation. Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred selection criteria and competencies for the position.
What To Expect Next :
After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is completed. You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.
Veteran's Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a \"veteran\" under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the competency factors of the position, including any preferred selection criteria established in accordance with K.A.R. 1-6-3. The veteran's preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager. See jobs.ks.gov for additional Veterans' Preference Information.
Please contact the agency recruiter if a reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application or hiring process.
The Department for Children and Families is an Equal Opportunity Employer.