NOTICE OF INTENT: Above Step Recruitment – June 3, 2022
NOTICE OF INTENT
June 3, 2022
The Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities is announcing their intent to employ Mr. Joseph A. Cameron as a Vocational Rehabilitation Administrator at Pay Grade Q, Step 10 of $83,029.00 per annum. This announcement is in compliance with Public Law 28-112, Recruitment Above-Step, Section 5, Transparency and Disclosure, Section 10 (6303.1). The Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities announced their intent to hire above step on their website at www.disid.quam.gov , media and radio press release.
DISID-DIVISION OF SUPPORT SERVICES AND DIRECTOR’S OFFICES RESUME IN PERSON APPOINTMENTS
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ANNOUNCEMENT DISID TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY DUE TO COVID-19 EXPOSURE
Out of an abundance of caution and following a confirmed COVID-19 case within the agency, the Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities (DISID) will be closed for the remainder of the week. All scheduled appointments will be rescheduled. DISID is expected to reopen on January 31, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.
OFFICE RELOCATION ANNOUNCEMENT
January 13, 2022
Hagatna, GU- The Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities (DISID) Division of Support Services and the Director’s Office will be closed on January 18, 2022 and January 19, 2022 due to office relocation. Offices expected to reopen on January 20, 2022.
The DISID-Division of Vocational Rehabilitation will remain in their current location at 238 Archbishop Flores St., Suite 601, Hagatna, Guam.
New locations for DSS and Director’s Office are listed below
DISID-Division of Support Services:
138 East Marine Corps Drive J&G Commercial Plaza
Hagatna, Guam 96910
138 East Marine Corps Drive J&G Commercial Plaza
Hagatna, Guam 96910
To leave a message for the DISID-DSS or the Director’s Office please call: 671-475- 4624 or 671-475-4649.
NATURE OF WORK IN THIS CLASS
Administers island-wide vocational rehabilitation programs for individuals with disabilities.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK (These examples do not list all the duties which may be assigned; any one position may not include all the duties listed.)
Manages the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR); plans, organizes, directs staffs, and controls DVR so as to achieve established goals and objectives.
Serves as a non-voting member of the Rehabilitation Advisory Council (RAC); attends RAC meetings; acts on requests from the Council to remedy or address problems affecting the delivery of rehabilitation programs and services; keeps RAC informed of the needs of DVR.
Develops, coordinates, and implements agreements with federal and local operators of community’ rehabilitation programs for the delivery of rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities.
Develops and provides outreach programs to identify and serve persons with disabilities who are minorities or who have been unserved or underserved by the vocational rehabilitation system.
Develops and provides services designed to promote supported employment, independent living and community participation.
Prepares state and strategic plans for expanding and improving vocational rehabilitation services for persons with disabilities.
Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective supervision and management.
Knowledge of the laws and regulations pertinent to the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act, as amended.
Knowledge of vocational rehabilitation programs and services. Knowledge of available community resources.
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of vocational counseling, evaluation, and training.
Knowledge of emotional and psychological problems of persons with physical or mental disabilities.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others and to establish community support and awareness for vocational rehabilitation goals and objectives.
Ability to interpret and apply pertinent laws, rules, regulations and other program guidelines and to make sound management decisions.
Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to provide guidance and direction.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling including the completion of required internship, or a closely related field, and at least three (3) years of experience in vocational rehabilitation service or related service dealing with persons with disabilities of which two years shall be supervisory work; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training beyond the Master’s degree, which provides the minimum knowledge, abilities and skills; or
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, or Special Education, or Social (Social Work) or Behavioral Science (Psychology) or related field; Three (3) years experience in administering health or human services work such as applying theories, principles, laws and practices of health or human services programs or related services that assist with and improve life for individuals with disabilities; Two (2) years experience in administering and interpreting vocational rehabilitation laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PROVIDING RESPITE CARE AND/OR PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANT SERVICE FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH CHRONIC DISABILITY OR TERMINAL ILLNESS
Amendment 2 RFP RESPITE 01-2021.pdf
Amendment 1 RFP.RESPITE 01-2021.pdf
Professional Services Providing Respite Care and/or Personal Care Attendant Service for children and Adults with Chronic Disability or Terminal Illness RESPITE.RFP 01-2021.pdf
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PROVIDING COMMUNITY HABILITATION PROGRAM, ADULT DAY CARE SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SEVERE INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYED AND SIGNIFICANT DISABILITIES
Amendment 3 RFP CHP 02-2021.pdf
Amendment 2 RFP CHP 02-2021.pdf
Amendment 1 RFP CHP 02-2021 .pdf
Professional Services Providing Community Habilitation Program, Adult Day Care Services and Activities for Individuals with Severe Intellectual Developmental Delayed and Significant Disabilities CHP-RFP-02-2021.pdf
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PROVIDING 24-HOUR RESIDENTIAL AND SUPPORT SERVICES FOR ADULTS WITH PERSISTENT DEVELOPMENTAL AND COGNITIVE / INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES
Amendment 2 RFP Karidat 03-2021.pdf
Amendment 1 RFP Karidat 03-2021.pdf
Professional Services Providing 24-Hour Residential and Support Services for Adults with Persistent Developmental and Cognitive/Intellectual Disabilities Karidat-RFP-03-2021.pdf