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Vocational Services Coordinator


Full time


Starting Pay Rate: $17.95 per hour



  • 16 vacation annual days, 12 annual sick days, and 11 annual paid holidays
  • 401K 6% match
  • Heavily subsidized health/vision/dental insurance
  • Additional benefits available


Job Duties:

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Engage, assess and assist with work activity requirements for individuals with disabilities seeking services from the Herkimer Department of Social Services (DSS).
  • Develop a plan for employment with the individual addressing interests, needs, etc.
  • Monitor status to ensure community linkages remain in line with individual’s goal.



  • A College Degree is preferred; a High School Diploma or equivalent is required.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Two years of experience working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act, DSS, and other Community Service Agencies.
  • Strong communication skills.


The COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for this position.  RCIL will engage in the accommodation process when an exemption is requested.


RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.

Travel Required: Yes

Location:  Herkimer, NY

Shift: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm, 9:00am-5:00pm. Hours vary depending on Herkimer DSS hours.


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Recruiter Contact:

Nate Discavage


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A hard copy of your resume and cover letter may also be forwarded to: RCIL, P.O. Box 210, Utica, NY 13503-0210, Attention: Recruitment.

It is the policy of RCIL to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance or accommodations to fully participate in the interview process, please contact the HR Recruiter at 315-272-2994. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a person’s disability.

RCIL promotes a scent/chemical free environment. To support this effort, we ask that all applicants refrain from wearing scented products while in the office.

RCIL is an equal opportunity employer. All persons—including people with disabilities; seniors; women; and people of racial and ethnic minority—are encouraged to apply.

It is RCIL’s policy and agency standard that all employees participate in advocacy for Civil Rights and Agency activities.  Apply today to make a difference!

This document was developed under grant CFDA 93.778 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.