Braille Technician-2526 Phoenix

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08/18/2022
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Special Education

Description

 
BRAILLIST TECHNICIAN
 
Location: Phoenix
Employee Status: Limited Time Appointment
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Calendar: 10-Month
Pay Rate: $15.1871
Other: No Braille experience necessary. Training provided.
 
CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION
CLASS SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Director of Blind Programs, transcribe and adapt a variety of instructional materials into alternate media format such as Braille, Nemeth code, tactile graphics, maps, 3D printed objects for students with visual impairments.
 
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma
  • Experience with computer software programs for word processing, editing, drawing, printing
  • Participation and completion in a designated braille production program, such as that available through the Library of Congress, or equivalent as approved by ASDB for the development of individual skills, measure of competency and certification eligibility.
 
LICENSING/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be able to pass FBI and State background check
  • Defensive Driver Training Program to be completed by all agency personnel that drive on State business
 
KNOWLEDGE OF:
  • Knowledge technology, multimedia and software applications
  • Knowledge of English usage, punctuation, spelling and grammar
  • Knowledge of interpersonal skills using tact, patience, courtesy
 
DEMONSTRATED SKILL/ABILITY TO:
Skill in formatting materials
  • Skill in English communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Skill in planning, organization and time management
  • Skill in maintaining confidentiality
  • Ability and willingness to learn new technological skills and equipment
  • Ability to operate a variety of computerized equipment
  • Ability to work with other personnel such as teachers and support staff in the schools
  • Ability to work as part of a team
 
BENEFITS
 
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance.  Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents.   Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage.  Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire. 
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program.  Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment.  Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments.  Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.  
CONTACT INFORMATION
For more information contact the Recruiter at: HumanResources.Recruitment@asdb.az.gov
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
 
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

 
 
 

Posted By

AZ State School for the Deaf and Blind

PO Box 88510 , Tucson, AZ 85754
 

At the following locations

Region II

2051 West Northern Avenue , Phoenix, AZ 85021