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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 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:

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

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

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                               
POSTING #:  18-0026
SALARY:  $18.96 (Sub LVN II) per hour/$26.13 (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:  12/5/17                                                                   
CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  4421 or 4411                                                     
GROUP #:  A13 or B19
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

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
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Health Services Director

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:  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 5PM on the closing date.

 

 POSITION:  Human Resources Specialist III                            

WORKING TITLE: Time and Leave Specialist
DEPARTMENT:  Human Resources                                             
POSTING #: 
18-0025
MONTHLY SALARY:  $3,597.00 - $4,063.00                             
SHIFT: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm
OPENING DATE:  12/12/17                                                       
CLOSING DATE: 
Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  1733                                                      
GROUP #: 
B18
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Time and Leave Specialist performs detailed, time-sensitive, review and recording of employee time and leave data. The Time and Leave Specialist is responsible for managing employee time records and assisting the Benefits Coordinator with a variety of tasks in support of benefits administration.  Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for all aspects of leave accounting for all employees
  • Reviews time and leave entries in GHG/CLOCKWISE to verify accuracy
  • Reviews Payroll Exception Notices (PENS) to verify accuracy of overtime, comp time and leave without pay (LWOP) and forwards to payroll for processing
  • Coordinates with timekeepers and employees on corrections to time and leave
  • Enters special leave data, accrual rates and other leave information in USPS
  • Uploads/downloads leave information between GHG/CLOCKWISE and Uniform Statewide Payroll/Personnel System (USPS)
  • Reviews error reports from USPS and makes corrections in GHG/CLOCKWISE and USPS
  • Reconciles LWOP transactions in USPS with entries in GHG/CLOCKWISE
  • Orders, receives and audits monthly Leave Balance Reports and distributes to timekeepers
  • Provides assistance to timekeepers regarding laws and regulations related to timekeeping
  • Coordinates with Payroll Accountant regarding pay adjustments related to leave, overtime and extra hours
  • Organizes and maintains filing system for all employee time and leave records and reports
  • Completes various records-related projects, such as auditing and purging, as assigned
  • Assists employees and timekeepers with resetting passwords in GHG/CLOCKWISE and the Employee Information System (EIS)
  • Assists Benefits Coordinator as needed, including backup for employee benefits questions and worker’s compensation reporting
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs routine administrative functions and other duties as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Benefits Coordinator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in human resources or a closely related field plus two years’ full-time experience in Human Resources. Related experience may substitute for required education on a year for year basis.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Working knowledge of state rules and regulations related to time and leave
  • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed time and leave calculations within specific critical timelines
  • Experience entering employee time and leave data in USPS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, including handling multiple tasks and prioritizing
  • Excellent customer services skills, including the ability to work with a wide variety of individuals in a professional and efficient manner
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and/or G Suite (Google)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
  • Human Resources experience at a school or state agency
  • Experience with GHG/Clockwise timekeeping application
  • Experience using the Comptroller’s Employee Information System (EIS)
  • Experience with the Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System CAPPS

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 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Motor Vehicle Technician IV

DEPARTMENT: Transportation                                                   
POSTING #:  18-0024
MONTHLY SALARY:  $3,191.00 - $3,752.00 DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS
SHIFT:  Day Shift
OPENING DATE:  12/5/17                                                       
CLOSING DATE:  12/18/17
CLASSIFICATION #:  9419                                                      
GROUP #:  A16
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Coordinates the maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and mechanical equipment. Procures parts and supplies.  Obtains repair estimates from outside sources
  • Coordinates wrecker service to pick up wrecked or disabled motor vehicles
  • Exchanges, rebuilds, and overhauls motors, transmission, differentials, and other motor vehicle components and systems
  • Requisitions supplies, checks deliveries, and maintains records of purchases and requisitions
  • Diagnoses and repairs all functions and controlling system of the motor vehicle
  • Discusses malfunctions, warranties, parts, and service with mechanics, drivers, and manufacturing representatives
  • Checks and repairs electrical and cooling systems Inspects motor vehicles and estimate repairs
  • Prepares periodic reports and purchase orders
  • May train others
  • Travels to retrieve vehicles if required
  • Facilitates work orders on TSBVI Campus utility golf cars
  • Complies with all applicable safety rules, standards, and regulations
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Director of Support Services

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Courses in motor vehicle maintenance and repair
  • Experience and education may be substituted for one another
  • Experience in motor vehicle maintenance and repair work
  • Knowledge of motor vehicle maintenance and repair techniques
  • Knowledge of safety practices and principles
  • Knowledge of departmental policies and record-keeping procedures
  • Knowledge of electrical and computerized systems and emission control systems
  • Skill in locating and diagnosing defective mechanical problems
  • Ability to maintain accurate records
  • Ability to work with electronic and computerized diagnostic equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and to train others
  • Requires a valid driver’s license
  • Requires ASE Mechanic Technician License

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working knowledge of email and related Microsoft Office Suite
  • Certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence
  • Texas Motor Vehicle Safety Inspector license

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 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

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

DEPARTMENT: Health Services                                                
POSTING #:  18-0023
MONTHLY SALARY:  $3,384.00 (LVN II) or $4,316.00 (Nurse II) plus shift differential 
SHIFT: Full Time; Night Shift starting at 10:00pm; Sun-Thurs.
OPENING DATE:  12/12/17                                                     
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  4421 or 4411                                        
GROUP #:  A13 or B19
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

**TWO positions currently available**

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
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Health Services Director

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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]
  • Good clinical assessment and judgment skills

Nurse (RN) II:

  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Graduation from an accredited school for Registered Nurses
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license for the State of Texas [Copy of license required at time of application]
  • Good clinical assessment and judgment skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pediatric, psychiatric, and/or school health experience
  • Experience providing nursing care to special needs patients
  • Skill in using MS Word and MS Excel software
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Skill in using sign language

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 5PM on the closing date.

  

 

POSITION:  Resident Specialist II (Escort) PART-TIME

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                                            
POSTING #: 18-0020
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,113.50 - $1,423.00
SHIFT: 20 HOURS/WEEK Fridays- 1:30pm-11:30pm and Sundays- 9:00am-7:00pm;  One time per month the work day may shift to Thursday or Monday.  Applicants must be available these days.
OPENING DATE:  11/16/17                                                                 
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  5203                                                                  
GROUP #:  A9
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

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
  • May be required to enter the water and monitor students during swimming activities
  • May be required to drive students in a school vehicle
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Weekends Home Coordinator

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities
  • Valid driver's license and clear driving record

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One-year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI OR one-year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity
  • Skill in using sign language
  • Experience working with children
  • CPR and First Aid certification

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 5PM on the closing date.

 

 

POSITION:  Vehicle Driver III PART-TIME         

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home                                                
POSTING #:  18-0019
MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,423.00                        
SHIFT:  20 HOURS/WEEK Fridays -  1:30pm-11:30pm and Sundays -  9:00am-7:00pm; One time per month the work day may shift to Thursday or Monday.  Applicants must be available these days. 
OPENING DATE: 11/16/17                                                       
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION #:  9324                                                      
GROUP #:  A11
Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser.
http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

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
  • Performs related work as assigned

SUPERVISOR

  • Weekends Home Coordinator

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:  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 5PM on the closing date.