VR Careers

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A career with Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) provides challenging work assignments with opportunities for professional growth. At VR, you can be part of a professional team that constantly strives for excellence. Helping our customers succeed is a life-changing experience - you can have a positive impact as you exemplify the best of public service.


Our online vacancy announcements are updated on a continuous basis. You may also contact a VR Recruiter at (800) 451-4327 for current vacancies.

VR Counselor
The VR Counselor works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare them for employment.

VR Technician
The VR Technician assists the counselor in maintaining communication with the customer and scheduling appointments for needed services.

Staff Interpreter
The Staff Interpreter provides interpreting services for counselors and individuals in the office and community.

Applying for a position

To apply for a VR position, you may submit an application to People First.

Submitting an online job application is fast and easy. The online form helps reduce errors by indicating where you have failed to fill out required information and by prefilling important information contained in a vacancy announcement.

You may download your completed state application from People First and fax to (888) 403-2110. Be sure to write the Requisition number (example 48xxxx) on every page of your application.

Hiring Incentives

State of Florida Employment Benefits include:

You may visit the State of Florida MyBenefits Website for more information.

Internship Opportunities

VR invites Sign Language Interpreting students or Master's level Rehabilitation Counseling (or related field) students to apply for practicums and/or internships with experienced vocational rehabilitation professionals.

The practicum/intern experience is an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge, skills and insights into the field of Vocational Rehabilitation. Monthly stipends are available for a limited number of Master's level interns, while unpaid practicum and internship placements may be available throughout the State.

To apply, complete a State of Florida Employment Application by applying for position VR-48000001 at the following link: State of Florida Employment - Internship Application. Please be sure to complete all fields of the application including all addresses, former supervisors and telephone numbers for each of your previous positions. You will also need to complete an Internship Questionnaire (PDF) or a Sign Language Interpreter Internship Questionnaire (PDF) and send them along with a current resume to: Lindsay Rassoull at Lindsay.Rassoull@vr.fldoe.org. If you have any questions, call (800) 451-4327.

Contact Us

For additional information about careers with VR, email VRPersonnel@vr.fldoe.org or call (850) 245-3399 or (800) 451-4327.