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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Blind Children Specialist I (Abilene)

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is seeking a Blind Children Specialist in Abilene.


The Blind Children’s Specialist I is hired by and reports to the Field Supervisor. The Blind Children’s Specialist I performs entry level work and is responsible for providing services to children who are blind and visually impaired children and their families through direct skills trainings, parent education and case management to promote the child’s self sufficiency and foster vocational discovery and development. Employees in this class provide direct services and caseload management in a designated territory and partner with community and educational partners to ensure each child reaches their individual goals.

Work at this level is performed under general supervision and substantial mentoring with some latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Employees in this class may provide training and mentoring to other specialists. Performs related work as directed or other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Pay: $2,958.33 - $3,583.33 a month

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