Vocational Evaluator

Job | Posted 2 months ago


Vocational Evaluator

Position Purpose

Provide comprehensive process of vocational exploration and assessment designed to assist individuals in identifying student’s vocational options. The vocational evaluator must have an understanding of a variety of physical and mental disabilities and above average communication skills.


  • Understanding of the foundations of vocational evaluation and career assessment, including philosophy and process of vocational evaluation/assessment, use of occupational and labor market information, and functional aspects of disability.
  • Understanding of the basic concepts and skills of planning for and delivering vocational evaluation and career assessment services, including the use of vocational interviewing, individualized service planning, report development and communication, and use of modifications and accommodations.
  • Understanding of the content, processes, and skills necessary to administer and report findings of standardized testing, including knowledge of tests and measurements and selection and use of appropriate instruments.
  • Understanding and knowledge of specific assessment techniques and skills and the processes for conducting vocational evaluation and career assessment, including: Job and training analysis; Work samples and systems; Situational and community-based assessment; Behavioral observation; and Learning and functional skills assessment.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Additional Duties

Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

-  Works in standard office and school building environments.

Qualifications Profile

Option I. The candidate must be certified as a Vocational Evaluation Specialist (CVE), meeting all standards and criteria of the Commission on Certification of Work Adjustment and Vocational Evaluation Specialist (CCWAVES).
Option II. The candidate must have a master's degree in vocational evaluation, career and technical education, special education, or rehabilitation counseling and completed 15 graduate semester hours distributed in required areas: Tests and measurements; Medical and educational aspects of disability; Occupational information and job analysis; Purposes/practices of vocational evaluation; and Career/life planning/transition services.

  • Must hold or be eligible for a Virginia Teaching License with an appropriate endorsement.


Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone. Assists students in the use of required equipment and tools.

Travel Requirements

Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required. 

Terms of Employment:

Salary Range:  $49,316.00 to $82,609.00 ($2,944 stipend for Masters)
10 Month Posiiton
Benefits:  Employer Paid Retirement, Life Insruance, Contribution to Medical Insruance, Personal and Sick Leave


Posted By

Suffolk Public Schools

P.O. Box 1549 100 N Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23439

At the following locations

College and Career Academy at Pruden

4169 Pruden Boulevard , Suffolk, VA 23434