DRS-Counselor Assistant I
This is the entry level in the DRS-Counselor Assistant series. An incumbent in this classification performs paraprofessional work involving the provision of casework services to Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services' clients. The employee functions as assistant to a DRS-Counselor(s) in the development and maintenance of confidential case files. The work includes office management, scheduling client appointments, interviewing clients, composing and typing correspondence relative to clients served, and maintaining a counseling casework budget. The employee exercises considerable independence in performing the duties of the position, including independently advising clients concerning services provided. Supervision is received from a DRS-Counselor(s).