ESD PROGRAM SPECIALIST 3
- POSITION WILL BE LOCATED IN CARSON CITY OR LAS VEGAS, NV
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
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.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
ESD Program Specialists participate in statewide program development; interpretation of federal and State laws and regulations; program planning, budgeting, and quality assurance; and training development and presentation for programs related to unemployment insurance benefits, employer unemployment tax contributions, and workforce investment services.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
ESD Program Specialist IIIs participate in statewide program development; interpretation of federal and State laws and regulations; program planning, budgeting, and quality assurance; presentation for programs related to workforce development, re-employment services, employer tax credits, and veterans services. They are responsible for long range, broad based planning for a variety of complex programs or policy development affecting major aspects of the work unit's activities/functions. Incumbents prepare project justifications; implement projects; establish and maintain project priorities, timelines and completion dates; review work and provide technical and professional guidance to subordinate staff and contractors.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action when necessary.
This position will be located at the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation in one of our Workforce Investment Support Services Office located in Carson City or Las Vegas.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and five years of professional program experience, two years of which included responsibility for organizing materials, information and resources systematically to optimize efficiency and coordinate the activities of various units and programs; assessing the impact of new legislation and interpreting and applying broad and ambiguous statutes and regulations for the purpose of developing new or revised programs; and developing and maintaining working relationships with management, internal staff and a variety of outside agencies for the purpose of developing transition plans; OR two years of experience as an ESD Program Specialist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.
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).
ESD PROGRAM SPECIALIST 3 (12.127) Training and Experience Exam
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.
Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Describe your experience, including number of years, with the following: a) Writing reports and correspondence for own or superior's signature; b) Preparing and delivering presentations.
2) Describe your experience, including number of years, with the following: a) Analyzing program data and program administration; b) Monitoring performance indicators of programs.
3) Describe your experience interpreting federal & state laws related to workforce development.
4) Describe your experience with the following: a) Supervision of professional subordinate staff; b) Working with committees and workgroups. Please include the size of each.
5) Describe your experience with the following: a) Collecting and analyzing technical information; b) Providing guidance to individuals at all levels ranging from job seekers to executive staff members; c) Governmental program management.
6) Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in business or related field?