Current vacancies throughout Wisconsin, including Hayward, La Crosse, Milwaukee, and Superior.
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors help youth and adults with disabilities live fuller, more independent lives by assisting them in securing gainful employment. They provide a continuum of professional services designed to remove barriers and help consumers achieve success. Through vocational guidance and counseling, counselors assist consumers in determining employment goals, identifying services and resources, and preparing for employment and job searches. In addition, counselors are responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with community partners, including job centers, schools, service providers and employers.
SUPERIOR BENEFITS. BETTER PERKS. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.
The Department of Workforce Development offers great benefits, including public service loan forgiveness, competitive health care premiums, and retirement plans. DWD also offers a flexible workplace, casual work environment, and a community of colleagues all proudly serving the state with the meaningful work that improves the lives of people with disabilities.
Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation. In addition to benefits worth about 30% of your salary, the pay rate for licensed Professional Counselors is up to $26.50, or up to $24.00 for LPCs-in training. Qualified applicants must possess a Wisconsin Professional Counselor In Training or a Professional Counselor license prior to starting employment.