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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
FAMILY SERVICES SPECIALIST I - ELKO
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $34,055.28 to  $49,694.40  PAY GRADE: 28
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Intermittent vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Welfare and Supportive Services Division
Location: Elko
Job Class Code: 12.379
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 20077
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/16/2013
Close Date: 09/13/2013
Recruiter:
   CAROL PION
   Phone: (775)684-0151
   Email: cpion@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Family Services Specialists assist families in achieving self-sufficiency; determine eligibility for a variety of public assistance and health related programs; and/or provide coordinated employment and training services including assessment, vocational guidance, support services, and education to clients; and/or provide child support enforcement services.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This vacancy is for the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services located in the Elko District Office. This list will be utilized to fill current and future vacancies as they occur in the ELKO DISTRICT OFFICE ONLY. **PLEASE NOTE: THE SALARY FOR THOSE NEWLY HIRED INTO STATE SERVICE WILL BE AT THE ENTRY LEVEL** *THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANYTIME DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED.*

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of experience in a clerical/administrative/program support role which included customer relations; obtaining, verifying and evaluating information; organizing and prioritizing work in order to meet timelines and standards; applying and explaining program rules, regulations, policies and procedures; and performing mathematical computations; OR two years as an Administrative Assistant II in Nevada State service; OR sixty semester credits from an accredited college or university in general studies; business administration, social science or human services and one year of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    This position(s) require that the incumbent accept an intermittent schedule and hours worked per week may vary.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Additional Position Experience
    This recruitment will only be used to fill positions in ELKO NV.
The Examination
If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).
PARAPROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL EXAM
The exam will consist of a written weighted 100%.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
20 - English Grammar and Written Communication Skills
20 - Reading & Understanding Instructions & Procedures
20 - Math Skills
20 - Interpersonal & Communication Skills
20 - Work Organization
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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