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Alternative State Application Program (ASAP) October 12, 2010 Work Ability Utah Medicaid Infrastructure Grant # 1QACMS030319.

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1 Alternative State Application Program (ASAP) October 12, 2010 Work Ability Utah Medicaid Infrastructure Grant # 1QACMS030319

2 What is ASAP? The Alternative State Application Program is a program designed to appoint qualified persons with disabilities through an on- the-job examination period. The Alternative State Application Program is a program designed to appoint qualified persons with disabilities through an on- the-job examination period.

3 Eligible job titles Accounting Technician Accounting Technician Apprentice Maintenance Specialist Apprentice Maintenance Specialist Auditor Auditor Caseworker Caseworker Caseworker Specialist Caseworker Specialist Compliance Agent Compliance Agent Control Center Supervisor Control Center Supervisor Custodian Custodian District Permits Officer District Permits Officer Environmental Scientist Environmental Scientist Food Service Worker Food Service Worker General Maintenance Worker General Maintenance Worker JJS Counselor Journey Heating and Air Conditioning Specialist Laboratory Technician Psychiatric / Developmental Technician Purchasing Agent Security Specialist, National Guard Therapeutic Recreation Technician Workforce Services Specialist

4 How does the program work? When a qualified person with a disability is interested in being considered for an eligible opening, they contact the State of Utah Recruitment Consultant. To be eligible, the candidate must meet the minimum qualifications for the job and provide adequate documentation of their disability. Adequate documentation includes: When a qualified person with a disability is interested in being considered for an eligible opening, they contact the State of Utah Recruitment Consultant. To be eligible, the candidate must meet the minimum qualifications for the job and provide adequate documentation of their disability. Adequate documentation includes: SSDI or SSI documentation SSDI or SSI documentation Veterans Administration Certification Veterans Administration Certification Letter from Vocational Rehabilitation Letter from Vocational Rehabilitation Department of Human Resource Management form letter signed by a physician Department of Human Resource Management form letter signed by a physician All documentation that determines the nature and extent of a disability will be kept secure and confidential and be maintained by the recruitment consultant in the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) Administration office. cm All documentation that determines the nature and extent of a disability will be kept secure and confidential and be maintained by the recruitment consultant in the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) Administration office. cm

5 How do I apply? When an eligible position becomes vacant, the ASAP applicant contacts the recruitment consultant. The consultant instructs the applicant to apply for the position through the State of Utah's online application system (this website). The consultant will work with the agency's recruiter to educate them on the ASAP process and determine if the hiring official wants to interview the ASAP candidate. The agency recruiter continues with the recruitment during this time. If hired through ASAP, the applicant will be placed in a schedule A position and begin a six (6) month, on-the-job examination period. Supervisors will be instructed to conduct monthly performance evaluations during the six (6) month on-the-job examination period. At the end of the six (6) month period, if successfully performing, the employee will be converted to a schedule B position and begin a twelve (12) month probationary period. When an eligible position becomes vacant, the ASAP applicant contacts the recruitment consultant. The consultant instructs the applicant to apply for the position through the State of Utah's online application system (this website). The consultant will work with the agency's recruiter to educate them on the ASAP process and determine if the hiring official wants to interview the ASAP candidate. The agency recruiter continues with the recruitment during this time. If hired through ASAP, the applicant will be placed in a schedule A position and begin a six (6) month, on-the-job examination period. Supervisors will be instructed to conduct monthly performance evaluations during the six (6) month on-the-job examination period. At the end of the six (6) month period, if successfully performing, the employee will be converted to a schedule B position and begin a twelve (12) month probationary period.

6 How long are my certification documents kept on file? Since you need to apply for each position separately and if you qualify for an interview, the certification documents will be kept in the Administration office a minimum of three years and then destroyed, subject to retention schedules with the Division of Archives and Records Service. Since you need to apply for each position separately and if you qualify for an interview, the certification documents will be kept in the Administration office a minimum of three years and then destroyed, subject to retention schedules with the Division of Archives and Records Service.

7 Who do I contact if I have any questions? The recruitment consultant is Shannon Casias. You may reach her by telephone at (801) or by at You may also call the main telephone number for DHRM at (801) and the receptionist can assist you as well or transfer you to another staff member. The recruitment consultant is Shannon Casias. You may reach her by telephone at (801) or by at You may also call the main telephone number for DHRM at (801) and the receptionist can assist you as well or transfer you to another staff member.


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