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Jan 18 / Carissa Bell

Rehabilitation Counselor 9-P11

Job Description

This position carries out a range of professional rehabilitation counseling services, including vocational guidance, physical restoration, training and placement to physically and mentally disabled persons.  Informs community resources and general public of vocational rehabilitation services within assigned geographic or program area.

Position DescriptionRequired Education and Experience

Possession of a master’s degree with a major in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, or a counseling-related field such as psychology, social work, or special education.


Rehabilitation Counselor 9
No specific type or amount is required.

Rehabilitation Counselor 10
One year of professional experience providing rehabilitation counseling services equivalent to a Rehabilitation Counselor 9.

Rehabilitation Counselor P11
Two years of professional experience providing rehabilitation counseling services equivalent to a Rehabilitation Counselor, including one year equivalent to a Rehabilitation Counselor 10; or, three years of professional experience providing rehabilitation services coordination equivalent to a Rehabilitation Services Coordinator, including one year equivalent to a Rehabilitation Services Coordinator P11.Additional Requirements and Information

This special requirement is for the Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS) bureau only. Newly employed counselors with a master’s degree in counseling or a counseling related field who do not have documented graduate-level coursework with a primary focus in theories and techniques of counseling must complete such coursework/training during their 12-month probationary period through an accredited University (on-line or classroom training) to remain employed.

View the job specification at: (Download PDF reader)

To be considered for this position you must:

  • Apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on “Apply” in the job posting for instructions in submitting your electronic application.  Hard copy applications are not accepted.
  • Attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment.  Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
  • Attach a cover letter describing what strengths and work experience you bring to this position.
  • Attach a copy of an official transcript(s).  We accept scanned copies of official transcripts.  We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts.  Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar’s signature.  NOTE:  Transcripts in your master profile do not transfer to new postings.  They must be attached each time that you apply for a position.

Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered.

Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department for further consideration.  Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

Departments reserve the right to close postings prior to the closing date based on the volume of applications received.

Position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, 2524 Clark Street, Detroit, MI. 48209.

Contact person for information about this position:  Steve Mayer by email at

To Apply: