A career with Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) provides challenging work assignments with opportunities for professional growth. At VR, you can be part of a professional team that constantly strives for excellence. Helping our customers succeed is a life-changing experience - you can have a positive impact as you exemplify the best of public service.
Our online vacancy announcements are updated on a continuous basis. You may also contact a VR Recruiter at (800) 451-4327 for current vacancies.
The VR Counselor works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare them for employment.
The VR Technician assists the counselor in maintaining communication with the customer and scheduling appointments for needed services.
The Staff Interpreter provides interpreting services for counselors and individuals in the office and community.
Applying for a position
To apply for a VR position, you may submit an application to People First.
Submitting an online job application is fast and easy. The online form helps reduce errors by indicating where you have failed to fill out required information and by prefilling important information contained in a vacancy announcement.
You may download your completed state application from People First and fax to (888) 403-2110. Be sure to write the Requisition number (example 48xxxx) on every page of your application.
State of Florida Employment Benefits include:
- Health Benefits
- Florida Retirement System
- Training Opportunities
- Tuition waivers from State Universities and Community Colleges
- 10 Paid Holidays A Year
- Sick Leave
- Annual Leave
- Supplemental Insurance Plans
You may visit the State of Florida MyBenefits Website for more information.
VR invites Sign Language Interpretering students or Master's-level Rehabilitation Counseling students to apply for internships with experienced rehabilitation personnel.
The intern experience is an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge, skills, and insights of the rehabilitation field. Monthly stipends are available for a limited number of Master's-level interns. Also, unpaid internship placements are available throughout the state.
To apply, fill out an internship questionnaire (PDF) or an interpreter internship questionnaire (PDF) and send along with a current resume to: Debbie Arnold at Debra.Arnold@vr.fldoe.org. If you have any questions, call (800) 451-4327.
For additional information about careers with VR, email VRPersonnel@vr.fldoe.org or call (850) 245-3399 or (800) 451-4327.