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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
FAMILY SERVICES SPECIALIST 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $35,078.40 to  $51,197.76  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: Permanent, full time 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: 30747
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/10/2017
Close Date: 02/24/2017
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.
The Division of Welfare and Supportive Services is recruiting for a vacancy in our Elko Child Support Enforcement Office. Incumbents will perform the full scope of child support enforcement duties including, but not limited to, locating non-custodial parents; establishing paternity and determining ability to support their minor dependent children; obtaining support orders and acknowledgments of paternity; initiating administrative and/or judicial procedures to ensure compliance with child support regulations and court orders; enforcing established court orders for child support according to applicable Federal regulations and State laws; and initiating income withholdings, liens, and seizure of assets.

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
    In accordance with NRS 293.5045, a voter registration agency shall not knowingly employ a person whose duties will include the registration of voters if they have been convicted of a felony involving theft or fraud. Most positions in this series fall under this NRS.
Special Requirements
    Candidates must submit to background checks and fingerprinting upon appointment.
The Examination
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
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Are you able to work in Elko, Nevada?
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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