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GENERAL APPLICANT INFORMATION: The State of Texas Employment application is required in order to apply for any open position. You may obtain the application by (1) applying in person in our Human Resources (HR) Office, (2) contacting the HR Department to request an application by mail, email or fax, or (3) downloading the application instructions with Criminal History Authorization (52 k) and application (468 k) . Please read the instructions very carefully before applying; they contain valuable information about the application process and tips on what type(s) of information to put on the application.

Please Note: The "Instructions" file contains an additional form entitled "Criminal History Authorization Form", which MUST be submitted along with your application. The applications are accessible and have Word Macros for better functioning with screen readers. If you are not a screen reader user, please ignore the information about macros.

TSBVI participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Applications are accepted in person Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or they may be returned by regular postal mail, e-mail, or facsimile, as long as they are received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Resumes are accepted in addition to the application but will NOT be accepted in lieu of the employment history section of the application, so please complete all sections in full.

The job postings for all current openings, along with complete job descriptions, are located in the HR Office. The closing date for each position indicates only the minimum length of time a vacancy will be posted. Positions may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applications. Some positions are posted internally for five days before they are offered to the general public. If you are interested in a position that is posted for current employees only, we encourage you to check our website again after its closing date to see if the position has been made available to all applicants.

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
ATTN: Human Resources Department
1100 West 45th Street
Austin, TX 78756
HR Office: (512) 206-9129
HR Fax: (512) 206-9403
HR E-mail: employment@tsbvi.edu

The Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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POSITION:  Resident Specialist I-II – INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY (30 Hours/week)          

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential A                                         
POSTING #:  15-2845
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,557.00 - $1,630.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Will discuss at interview (could include weekends, evenings, and days on weekends)
OPENING DATE:  7/1/15                                                                      
CLOSING DATE:  7/7/15
CLASSIFICATION #:  5201-5203                                                          
GROUP #:  A7/1 - A9/1

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of specific student teams
  • Implements the student’s educational plans during the evening and weekend hours
  • Plans activities to consistently foster the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs by the teachers and team
  • Maintains residential facilities in order to provide for an optimal learning environment
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures

 SUPERVISOR

  • Dorm Manager or Residential Director

 MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs related work as assigned

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Resident Specialist (RS) I:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students

Resident Specialist II: -All the above qualifications for a RS I, PLUS:

  • One year full-time experience as a RS I at TSBVI OR one year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Skill in using sign language
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Experience working with children

 TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing an In-house application in the Human Resources Office (HR).  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

POSITION:  Accountant III                                                                  

Working Title: Payroll Accountant
DEPARTMENT:  Business Office                                                           
POSTING #:  15-2844
MONTHLY SALARY:  $3,301.00 - $4,477.00   DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
OPENING DATE:  6/25/15                                                                   
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1016                                                                 
GROUP #:  B17 

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assists in preparation of payroll reports, schedules, exhibits, and statements in the USPS system; prepares and audits vouchers, general journal entries (including grant entries), and prepares various payments, purchase and related vouchers.
  • Prepares periodic analysis of fund balances and expenditures related to federal grant reporting, and prepares technical reports on payroll and federal grants.
  • Reviews accounting, payroll and financial USAS/USPS documents for accuracy and compliance with departmental policies, procedures and regulations, and state and federal statutes.
  • Assists in classifying, coding, posting, and balancing of payroll and accounting documents and records.
  • Monthly reviews personnel action forms (PAF), payroll exception notices (PEN), substitutes’ pay and extra/overtime hours; assists in payroll recordkeeping for shift patterns, LWOP hours, sub/extra hours, and overtime reporting; assists in entry and crosschecking of PAF, PEN, sub and extra hours in USPS; serves as backup to payroll accountant.
  • Maintains adequate records and controls necessary to verify revenue collected and deposited into the Treasury as it relates to the payroll operations.
  • Assists in approval of vouchers, including auditing supporting documentation for accuracy and recommending improvements; may serve as a backup for voucher processing and cashier functions.
  • May assist in the preparation of the quarterly parent travel reimbursements and weekend home invoices to ISDs.
  • Must be knowledgeable about the State of Texas travel guidelines and voucher processes, and how that relates to the payroll operations with partial per diem and any changes in travel rules.
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy.                                  
  • Performs related work as assigned.
  • Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations and standards.

SUPERVISOR

  • Accounting Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting or finance, may substitute full-time direct USPS experience for required education on a year for year basis.
  • Two additional years of full-time State of Texas payroll (USPS) or three additional years of full-time State of Texas accounting (USAS) or four additional years of other full-time payroll experience.
  • Knowledge of state payroll and travel, governmental accounting, and state budget policies and procedures, including laws and regulations pertaining to financial operations.
  • Skill in using adding machines, calculators, computers and Microsoft Office software applications.
  • Skill in interpreting and applying accounting theory to plan and coordinate payroll operations, interpret travel laws and regulations, communicate effectively, and to train others.
  • Skill in prioritizing workload and meeting established timelines.
  • Skill in answering and responding to phone calls and emails regarding payroll or other accounting issues in a professional manner.

 TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing an In-house application in the Human Resources Office (HR).  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

POSITION:  Administrative Assistant II-III*– Open to Current Employees Only                               

DEPARTMENT:  Center for School Resources                                                        
POSTING #:  15-2843
MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,385.00-$3,301.00** DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday 8 hrs. Per day                                                     
OPENING DATE:  6/25/15                                                                                
CLOSING DATE:  7/1/15 
CLASSIFICATION #:  0152-0154                                                                     
GROUP #:  A11-A13

 *TSBVI career ladder requires two years full-time experience as an Administrative Assistant II at TSBVI before becoming eligible to become an Administrative Assistant III  **Full range of current steps for eligible Administrative Assistant II/III candidate

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assists with scheduling ARD committee meetings, processing documents and facilitating associated communication with local school district representatives and parents
  • Manages google calendars and spreadsheets related to ARD scheduling and documentation
  • Enters and ensures accuracy and quality of data in the school’s Esped and Skyward educational software systems
  • Manages collection and tracking of ARD documents
  • Assists with preparations for summer and fall student registrations
  • Assists with student record management (including scanning and filing electronic and paper documents)
  • Assists with developing written procedures related to duties
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations and standards
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Director of Center for School Resources

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Administrative Assistant II: 

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Two years full-time general administrative support or closely related experience; may substitute 60 credit hours (two years) from an accredited college or university for required experience on a year for year basis
  • Skill in using a computer, including word processing software and MS Office
  • Good spelling, punctuation and grammar skills
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Skill in prioritizing workload and meeting established deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Skill in exercising tact and diplomacy with coworkers and the public
  • Skill in providing information internally and externally
  • Availability to work during fall registration and summer school registrations, each of which occurs on a Sunday, unless other arrangements are made with supervisor

Administrative Assistant III: - All the above qualifications for an Administrative Assistant II, PLUS:

  • Currently classified as an Administrative Assistant III at TSBVI OR meet career ladder requirements for an Administrative Assistant III listed above*

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two or more years general administrative support experience
  • Advanced skill in using a computer, including experience with Adobe Acrobat, database software applications, spreadsheets, educational software, and electronic calendar system (such as google calendars)
  • Experience in a K-12 school environment
  • Familiarity with special education and ARD processes and documents
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Experience in creating accessible documents

 TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing an In-house application in the Human Resources Office (HR).  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

POSITION:  Teacher Aide I-II - Open to Current Employees Only (30 hours/week)                                                  

DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs
POSTING #:  15-2842
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,630.00 - $1,833.00                                                                        
SHIFT:  Monday–Friday, 7:15am-1:15pm                                      
OPENING DATE:  6/24/15                                                     
CLOSING DATE: 
6/30/15
CLASSIFICATION #:  0812/0813                                            
GROUP #: 
A9 - A11

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Maintains familiarity with health and instructional information regarding assigned students, and adheres to those specifications when implementing programming
  • Cooperates with other staff in implementing the instructional program for assigned students
  • Informs teacher of all significant events or changes related to students in classroom
  • Assists in the assessment of student needs as requested by teacher
  • Assists teachers in preparing IEP progress reports, behavior plans and other documentation for program monitoring
  • Participates in ARD and team meetings for students as required
  • Monitors, implements effective programming for, and documents student behavior in a prompt manner as required by teacher
  • Continues professional growth and development, including participating in all assigned in-service training
  • Utilizes effective teaching techniques and classroom strategies to accommodate the various learning styles and modes of students
  • Monitors the safety of students
  • Interacts and responds with verbal and non-verbal blind or visually impaired students
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures

SUPERVISOR

  • Assistant Principal

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Teacher Aide I:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Completion of two years (60 hours if institution considers 15 hours/semester as full-time or 48 hours if institution considers 12 hours/semester as full-time) coursework from an accredited college or university [Original college or university transcript(s) required at time of interview]OR one year full-time experience working with children with disabilities plus one year of college plus a passing score on a local or state paraprofessional assessment**OR two years full-time experience working with children with disabilities plus a passing score on a local or state paraprofessional assessment ** If the applicant selected for the position has not passed a local or state assessment, the applicant will be offered the position contingent upon passing the TSBVI paraprofessional assessment administered during the interview.
  • Must receive TEA certification as an Instructional Aide III (at your own expense) within 6 months of beginning employment
  • Must know or be willing to learn advance sign language (for certain assignments)
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students
  • Good writing and data collection skills
  • Teacher Aide II:  All the above qualifications, PLUS:

    Two years full-time experience as a Teacher Aide I at TSBVI OR one year full-time experience as a Teacher Aide at TSBVI plus one year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI OR one year full-time experience as a Teacher Aide at TSBVI plus one year of external classroom experience as a teacher or teaching assistant (Must provide letter from school district verifying experience at time of interview) OR Two years full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI plus completion of college level coursework in child development, education, psychology, vocational education or a closely related field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Skill in using sign language
  • Completion of college level coursework in child development, education, psychology, vocational or closely related field
  • Experience working with children and youth with disabilities in a classroom or work setting
  • Eligible to be approved to drive state vehicles
  • Familiar with Braille
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Completion of training related to students with visual and multiple impairments
  • Movement training and/or knowledge, such as yoga, dance, or martial arts

TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing an In-house application in the Human Resources Office (HR).  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5 p.m. on the closing date.

 

POSITION:  Resident Specialist I-II – FEMALE APPLICANTS ONLY                 

DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Residential A (PART-TIME 20 hrs week)                                  
POSTING #:  15-2840
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,038.00 - $1,317.00  DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Overnight on Weekends (Fri-Sun 10pm-8am)
OPENING DATE:  6/24/15                                                                 
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  5201-5203                                                     
GROUP #:  A7-A9      

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Participates as a member of specific student teams
  • Implements the student’s educational plans during the evening and weekend hours
  • Plans activities to consistently foster the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs by the teachers and team
  • Maintains residential facilities in order to provide for an optimal learning environment
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures

 SUPERVISOR

  • Dorm Manager or Residential Director

 MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs related work as assigned

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Resident Specialist (RS) I:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language
  • Must be able to lift and/or transfer students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students

Resident Specialist II: -All the above qualifications for a RS I, PLUS:

  • One year full-time experience as a RS I at TSBVI OR one year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Skill in using sign language
  • CPR and First Aid certification
  • Experience working with children

 TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing an In-house application in the Human Resources Office (HR).  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

 POSITION:  Accountant I

WORKING TITLE:  Cashier
DEPARTMENT:  Business Office                                                        
POSTING #:  15-2839
MONTHLY SALARY:  $2,723 - $3,113 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
OPENING DATE:  6/24/15                                                               
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1012                                                             
GROUP #:  B14           

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Receipts all monies received at the time of receipt and maintains official receipt books and accounting records.
  • Batches cash receipts and disbursements for Treasury, Travel Advance Fund, Revolving Fund, Student Activity, and Student Trust Fund documents for data entry.
  • Deposits all monies received to the appropriate funds, bank accounts, and the Treasury timely.
  • Maintains Checkbooks for all the TSBVI bank accounts for writing checks and safekeeping.
  • Distributes employee pay warrants, weekly allowances to students, student worker payrolls, and all checks to staff for Travel and/or Revolving fund reimbursement.
  • Operates the Petty Cash Fund and Student Trust Change Fund, including processing timely requests for reimbursement and obtaining appropriate authorization prior to disbursement.
  • Prepares daily cash report listing beginning cash on hand, cash and cash items received, deposits made and ending amounts on hand, if any.  Counts Petty Cash and Student Trust Change Funds for summary on the daily cash report
  • Acts as liaison for Business Office with students, staff, parents and other interested parties as they enter the office.
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy                                   
  • Complies with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations and standards
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Accounting Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Four years full-time administrative or general clerical experience required or graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, or a related field.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
  • Skill in using a personal computer, including Excel and Word software
  • Skill in effective written and verbal communication
  • Skill in working as an effective team member
  • Skill in responding to customers in a positive and courteous manner

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Skill in working with Quickbooks
  • Working with State of Texas Uniform Statewide Accounting System
  • Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, or a related field is generally preferred.

 TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing an In-house application in the Human Resources Office (HR).  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

 

POSITION:  Purchaser IV

DEPARTMENT: Business Office
POSTING #: 15-2831
MONTHLY SALARY: $3,509 -$4,477 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm
OPENING DATE:  5/15/15
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:
GROUP #: B18

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Maintains control over all purchases of the School by effectively utilizing order numbers to account for all obligations for merchandise and services
  • Places orders for merchandise or services by departments in a timely manner and in accordance with school and state procedures as requested
  • Advises and assists departmental staff as to the proper procedure for obtaining merchandise or services through the "spot purchase" method
  • Works to achieve established goals related to the School's use of Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB's) by soliciting and encouraging bids from qualified HUB vendors
  • Maintains files of all relevant rules and regulations governing TSBVI purchasing activities, including internal procedures and those promulgated by other state agencies, such as the Texas Procurement and Support Services Division of the  State Comptroller’s Office
  • Establishes and maintains effective order tracking system that aids in quickly identifying the status of all purchase orders; assists departments in the development of specifications for purchases as required
  • Supervises the maintenance of a purchase order file that identifies outstanding orders
  • Produces monthly encumbrance reports listing all incomplete orders for goods and services; reviews encumbrance listing monthly to identify purchase orders that need to be cancelled
  • Documents receipt of merchandise or service prior to forwarding receiving reports to Accounts Payable for payment processing; assists other staff and vendors in the resolution of order, receipt and payment problems
  • Coordinates all purchasing correspondence to and from the Texas Procurement and Support Services Division of the State Comptroller’s Office, including contract specifications
  • Promptly records adjustments to outstanding orders (cancellations, changes in quantity or price, etc.) to ensure reliable recording of encumbrances
  • Manages TSBVI’s procurement card program, including verifying monthly statements from the procurement card provider by reconciling to cardholder’s purchase logs and supporting receipts; orders and cancels existing cards, and adjusts purchase limits as directed by the Accounting Director
  • Manages TSBVI cell phones, including issuing phones to staff and maintaining files on all relevant information relating to phones; receives phones turned in by terminating staff
  • Serves as an information resource regarding purchasing decisions for the Director of Accounting and the Administrator for Business, Operations and Technology
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Accounting Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; may substitute full-time procurement of goods and services, or closely related experience for required education on a year for year basis
  • In addition to above must have one and a half years full-time experience in the procurement of goods and services
  • Must have Certification as a Texas Purchaser(CTP) and be willing to obtain, within 12 months from the date of employment, Certification as a Texas Purchasing Manager (CTPM)
  • Thorough knowledge of State of Texas purchasing procedures and regulations
  • Familiar with governmental accounting principles and procedures
  • Effective communication skills along with the ability to use those skills with vendors, other TSBVI staff and the Accounting Director
  • Skill in following instructions, working independently and meeting established deadlines
  • Skill in maintaining effective working relationships with associates, vendors, members of the general public, and other state agency representatives
  • Familiar with Texas State Property Accounting procedures and regulations
  • Familiar with  warehouse  perpetual inventory systems and supply issue procedures
  • Skill in using an automated purchasing and payment system or similar automated system
  • Skill in using Microsoft Word and Excel

TO APPLY: Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5 p.m. on the closing date. Applications may be emailed to employment@tsbvi.edu

 

POSITION:  Vehicle Driver III *PART-TIME POSITION (20 HRS/WEEK)

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home
POSTING #:  15-2822
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,388.50
SHIFT:  Friday, 1:30pm-11:30pm; Sunday, 9:00am-7:00pm; changes to Thursday and/or Monday once a month; applicants must be available for all shifts.
OPENING DATE: 4/13/15
CLOSING DATE: Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  9324
GROUP #:  A11

* This is a temporary position with the possibility of continued employment based on satisfactory performance.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Drives students and staff to designated cities throughout Texas on weekends for Weekends Home program; serves as an emergency back-up driver during shift when not driving
  • Serves in supportive role on trips by assisting staff with the management of students
  • Assists students on and off vehicles; ensures safe and timely arrival to destination
  • Maintains discipline and safety of students during transportation
  • Maintains vehicle operation records and provides information for vehicle repair log
  • Performs routine vehicle maintenance functions, including checking fluid levels, tire pressures and related items
  • Reports problems and potential hazards in vehicle operation to supervisor
  • Maintains vehicle cleanliness
  • Provides direct care as required
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures

SUPERVISOR

  • Weekends Home Coordinator

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

** Applicants who meet all the minimum qualifications with the exception of the current CDL, Texas School Bus Driver Safety Training and Air Brake Certification may be considered on the condition that they obtain the required training and certification within the first two months of employment. 

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • One year full-time professional driving or closely related experience; may substitute 30 college credit hours (one year) from an accredited college or university for required experience
  • Texas Commercial Driver License Class A or B, including a good driving record [Copy of Texas Commercial Driver’s License required at time of interview] ***If the route duties can be fulfilled using an AB mini bus, then the applicant has two months from date of hire to obtain a full CDL Class A or B.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Texas School Bus Driver Safety Training Certificate which requires a physical exam before driving
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Air Brake certification
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English
  • Must have a work reference available by phone during regular business hours
  • Pre-employment alcohol and drug testing is required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current air brake and passenger endorsement
  • Experience with commercial or public transportation and working with children with disabilities

TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing an In-house application in the Human Resources Office (HR).  Other applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5 p.m. on the closing date.  Applications may be emailed to employment@tsbvi.edu

 

POSITION:  Resident Specialist (Escort) I-II                              PART-TIME (20 HOURS PER WEEK)

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                                             
POSTING #: 15-2821
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,038-$1,222 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: Generally Friday 1:30pm-11:30pm and Sunday 9:00am-7:00pm
(on occasion, shift will change to Thursday and/or Monday)
OPENING DATE:  4/9/15                                                                        
CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  5201-5203                                                           
GROUP #:  A7-A9          

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Accompanies students to and from their home communities on weekend trips, ensuring their safety and well-being
  • Supervises and assists students at departure, during the trip, and at all stops
  • Participates as a member of student teams and implements the student’s educational plans during the weekends home trips
  • Fosters the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs written by the teachers and team
  • Maintains Vehicles and weekends home facilities so as to provide for safe transportation of students and a safe environment
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures

 SUPERVISOR

  • Weekends Home Coordinator

 MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs related work as assigned

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Resident Specialist (RS) I:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language (for certain assignments)
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students

Resident Specialist II:-All the above qualifications for a RS I, PLUS:

  • One year full-time experience as a RS I at TSBVI OR one year full time experience in a closely related direct care capacity

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with children
  • CPR and First Aid certification

TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing an In-house application in the Human Resources Office (HR).  Other applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5 p.m. on the closing date.  Applications may be emailed to employment@tsbvi.edu

 

POSITION:  Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II or Substitute Nurse (RN) II                      

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                                                   
POSTING #:  15-2794
SALARY:  $18.50 (Sub LVN II) per hour/$25.50 (Sub Nurse II) per hour  DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT: Varies (6:00am-2:00pm, 2:00pm-10:00pm, or 10:00pm-6:00am)
OPENING DATE:  1/5/15                                                                               
CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  4421 or 4411                                                             
GROUP #:  A13 or B19

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Provides direct health care services to students
  • Maintains health center operations
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures

SUPERVISOR

  • Health Services Director

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Substitute Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) II:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited program for Licensed Vocational Nurses or the equivalent
  • Current LVN license for the State of Texas [Copy of license required at time of application]

Substitute Nurse (RN) II:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited school for Registered Nurses
  • Current Registered Nurse license from the State of Texas [Copy of license required at time of application

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pediatric, psychiatric, and/or school health experience
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Skill in using Word and Excel software applications

TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing an In-house application in the Human Resources Office (HR).  Other applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5 p.m. on the closing date.  Applications may be emailed to employment@tsbvi.edu


Position:  Substitute Custodian

DEPARTMENT: Environmental Services
POSTING #: 13-2667
SALARY: $11.03 per hour
SHIFT: Will vary as needed
OPENING DATE: 8/16/13
CLOSING DATE: Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #: 8005
GROUP #: A6

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs moderately complex custodial work on state buildings and premises
  • Performs indoor air quality clean up as required
  • Coordinates minor building repairs with technicians and other specialists, including requesting work orders as required
  • Operates floor buffer and carpet extractor; cleans carpet using a bonnet
  • Cleans light fixtures and changes lights as required
  • Cleans and performs minor maintenance of the janitorial tools and equipment
  • Unlocks and locks buildings
  • Performs groundskeeping duties as required
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures

SUPERVISOR

  • Custodian Manager

MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs related work as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two years full-time custodial or closely related experience
  • Working knowledge of cleaning methods and minor building repair
  • Skill in using basic hand tools
  • Skill in reading and writing English
  • Must be able to effectively operate heavy cleaning equipment requiring sufficient physical strength and balance to work some distance above floors and the ground
  • Must be able to climb ladders and perform work above head level
  • Must be able to learn to operate self-propelled cleaning equipment
  • Must be able to learn to operate “no touch” cleaning systems

TO APPLY:  Current TSBVI employees may apply for this position by completing an In-house application in the Human Resources Office (HR).  Other applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at www.tsbvi.edu/human-resources.  Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The closing date indicates the minimum length of time a vacancy must be posted; the position may remain open beyond the closing date if the hiring department has not received a sufficient number of applicants. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5 p.m. on the closing date.  Applications may be emailed to employment@tsbvi.edu