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Rehabilitation Center Residential Advisor II

Sunday-Thursday 11:00 pm -7:30 am

Recruitment #22-000951-0003


The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland. As part of the Maryland State Department of Education, the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) provides services to assist students with disabilities prepare for the work world, vocational rehabilitation services to assist adults with significant disabilities who are seeking to enter or reenter the workforce, and the adjudication of Social Security disability claims for the citizens of Maryland.




2301 Argonne Drive
Baltimore Maryland  21218


This position in the field of vocational rehabilitation is responsible for monitoring and providing oversight of the dormitory areas within the Workforce & Technology Center. This requires the provision of guidance, supervision, and support to individuals with disabilities residing in the dormitory areas. This also includes performing emergency and routine procedures to ensure the well-being and safety of dormitory residents. This position is mainly night shift Sunday-Thursday 11p-7:30a but you may be required to work others shifts as needed. This position is Emergency Essential

Provides monitoring and supervision of the residential dormitories. Conducts physical walk-through of dormitory area with completion of rounds log to ensure overall safety and welfare of residents. Observes and monitors the behavior and progress of residents to ensure compliance with dormitory rules and regulations and health and safety standards. Mediates disputes and conflicts. Provides guidance and supports to residents in areas related to independence, employment, advocacy, and social skills development. Assists and escorts residents to local emergency rooms when emergency healthcare is needed. Provides reminders for residents who need assistance in remembering to take medication. Schedules room assignments, processes admissions, and facilitates dormitory orientation. Completes written documentation. Communicates resident progress and/or issues to appropriate staff. Carries out emergency and routine procedures for the protection and safety of consumers, staff, and the public. Facilitates resident group sessions. Instructs and monitors basic housekeeping skills so that residents can maintain their assigned living area.


Education:    An Associate of Arts degree or 60 credit hours with at least six credit hours in education, psychology or counseling from an accredited college or university.

Experience: One year of experience providing counseling or other rehabilitation services in a program serving persons with disabilities.

Note: Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree with 30 credit hours in a human services related field from an accredited college or university for the required experience.


  • Experience working with the Adult disabled population.  
  • Experience working in a residential setting.


Employees in this classification will be required to successfully complete training to obtain and maintain current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification.


  • Employees in this classification will be required to provide the agency with a telephone number where they can be reached. 
  • Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 06.01.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
  • Applicants must consent to State Police Investigation (fingerprinting) as a routine procedure for all employees with this Agency.



It is preferred that applicants complete the MD State Government online application for employment. The application must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position. If the applicant is unable to apply online, paper applications can be obtained from the link below and be faxed to 410-554-9397 or mailed to DORS Human Resources Department at 2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218. If there is a supplemental questionnaire, this must be completed and sent in with your paper application, if you are unable to apply online.

All application materials must be received in our office by the closing date. Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications must be complete to be considered including all related job duties, even if those are also listed on an attached resume. Additional required materials may be uploaded with the online application, submitted to the fax number, or mailed to the address listed.

Inquiries can be made to 410-554-9391, TDD (410) 554-9399. Appropriate accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.

If you have difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850. TTY Users: Call via Maryland Relay.

Proof of eligibility to work in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, and travel throughout the State are required. Any misrepresentation of academic or experience requirements for this position may result in non-selection or termination of employment.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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