Human Resources

Welcome

We are glad you decided to join a Disability Services Agency that is dedicated to providing optimal services to the people of the Commonwealth. We are very proud of our accomplishments and embrace new challenges with enthusiasm and creativity. As valued members of our community, your agency is committed to providing employees with a positive and productive work environment and the necessary tools to enhance professional development.

"I made a difference in my customer's life today." Within the Disability Services Agencies, most of our employees are able to say this at the end of each day. By helping our customers gain the skills to establish or re-establish their employment, and by protecting the rights and programs of Virginians with disabilities, we open doorways to improving the human condition on a daily basis. Our employees truly make a difference in the lives of many citizens of the Commonwealth.


Division of Human Resources

 The Division of Human Resources within the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services provides full range human resource services to all Disability Services Agencies.

We hire individuals with a variety of occupational skills to work throughout the Commonwealth as vocational rehabilitation counselors, vocational evaluators, orientation and mobility instructors, rehabilitation and vocational teachers, disability analysts, program specialists, administrative and program support specialists, direct care workers, nurses, and more.

We seek employees with vision, compassion, commitment, and a passion for their work. We value fairness, respect and responsiveness in our actions and communications. We recognize and reward excellence, innovation and the continuous development of all staff. We value honesty, integrity and ethical behavior. Join us in our overall mission to empower individuals with disabilities to have full inclusion into society. You, too, will make a difference.




DSA Jobs

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Disability Services Agencies (DSA)! Below is a list of our current job openings. To learn more about an opening, click on the desired Job Title and you will be redirected to our Recruitment Management System (RMS). The job posting within the RMS will provide you with all the information you need to know regarding the position. If you are interested in applying, you with need to create or edit and submit your application on-line through the RMS.

ONLY fully completed applications submitted through the RMS will be accepted and given consideration. Attachments such as cover letters, resumes, transcripts etc. are only accepted certain positions. If attachments are not permitted for the position you are interested in, you may bring this information with you if you are invited for an interview.

Positions indicating “Open Until Filled” means applications will be accepted until a suitable pool of candidates is received. After 5 business days, this position may be closed at any time.



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Information for New Hires

To help make your first few days go as smoothly as possible, download the New Employee Checklist and forms, complete and bring with you on your first day of employment. Please read all the information carefully and fully complete the forms.

We participate in the Federal Employment Verification Program (E-Verify). Your continued employment will be contingent upon confirmation of your employment eligibility through the E-Verify Program.

The Commonwealth of Virginia offers a comprehensive benefits package. During orientation, our Benefits Team will provide an overview of benefits, answer questions, and assist with necessary paperwork. In the meantime, please visit http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/employeebenefits to become familiar with your benefits options.




Agency and Program-Specific Information


Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services logo


The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services collaborates with the public and private sectors to provide and advocate for the highest quality services that empower individuals with disabilities to maximize their employment, independence, and full inclusion into society. DARS is the state vocational rehabilitation agency which assists people who have disabilities that are a barrier to employment and independent living. DARS also has the Office for Disability Programs which offers non-vocational assistance to individuals with the most severe disabilities, particularly those with physical and sensory disabilities.

Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center logo


The Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center is the first state-owned and operated comprehensive rehabilitation center in the country. WWRC provides comprehensive medical, assistive technology and vocational rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities to help them gain increased independence and employment.

Virginia Board for People with Disabilities logo


The Virginia Board for People with Disabilities serves as the Commonwealth's Disabilities Planning Council to address the needs of people with developmental disabilities (DD). The Board advocates for services that are consumer and family centered, and works to ensure that individuals with DD can exercise self-determination to achieve independence, productivity, and full inclusion in community life.

Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired logo


The Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired is committed to providing quality services to assist Virginia's citizens who are blind, deafblind or vision impaired in achieving their maximum level of employment, education, and personal independence. The Department provides an array of specialized service, but the primary focus is on helping consumers achieve quality employment outcomes.

Virginia Industries for the Bline logo


Virginia Industries for the Blind is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for persons who are blind by providing opportunities for employment and career development. VIB was established over eight decades ago as a not-for-profit organization offering vocational rehabilitation and workforce training for blind Virginians. VIB is self-funded and the Enterprise division of the Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI).

Virginia Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Vision Impaired  logo


Virginia Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Vision Impaired, operated by the Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI), teaches Virginians with severe visual impairments strategies and skills to adapt to living without sight, or teaches those with partial vision how to use remaining sight more effectively.

Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing logo


The Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, "Offering Keys to Communication," works to reduce the communication barriers between persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and those who are hearing, including family members, service providers, and the general public. The foundation of all programs at VDDHH is communication-both as a service (through interpreters, technology, and other modes) and as a means of sharing information for public awareness (through training and education).



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