Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Employment Specialist for Individuals with Disabilities 1, G-21

Occupation Group

Health and Human Services

Salary Information

Starting Salary


Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Employment Spec For Individuals With Disabilities1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Employment Spec For Individuals With Disabilities1 21 $75,850 $96,173
Employment Spec For Individuals With Disabilities2 24 $88,639 $111,897

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

Employment Specialists for Individuals with Disabilities provide technical assistance and services to improve job opportunities for persons with disabilities. Employees typically work in a field office of the appropriate, Education Department operation providing technical assistance to integrated programs and supported employment programs.

Agencies with this Title

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's or higher degree AND three years of professional experience in originating employment programs resulting in new and increased employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. This experience must have included job development and creating targeted marketing plans directed toward hiring persons with disabilities. One year of this experience must have included either preparation and delivery of presentations to business groups on employing persons with disabilities or negotiating agreements to hire persons with disabilities.

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted