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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $51,197.76 to  $76,316.40  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.
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: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 12.315
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 31039
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/17/2017
Close Date: 03/31/2017
Recruiter:
   NANCY PANOZZO
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Social Services Program Specialists perform administrative and professional work in conjunction with the administration of statewide public assistance, medical assistance, or social services programs.
The Division of Welfare and Supportive Services is currently recruiting for a vacancy in our Child Care Program located in Central Office. The incumbent will develop and revise program documentation; extract data from multiple sources, compile statistics, and provide analysis; research and answer policy questions; analyze and draft comments on existing or proposed regulations related to the Child Care and Development Program; and assist in the Request for Proposal (RFP) process and the preparation of contracts and grants in accordance with established procedures. They will also meet periodically with contractors to discuss contract, billing, and or program issues and evaluate contractor effectiveness; ensure contractors adhere to Federal, State, and program regulations, policies, and procedures; provide data system support for field staff in accessing, updating, and troubleshooting cases in the Nevada Child Care System; represent the program, Division, Department, and/or State at professional meetings, public hearing conferences, and workshops; and establish and maintain effective professional relationships with local, State, and Federal agencies, citizen groups, and the general public by attending meetings and openly sharing ideas and information. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a field of study pertinent to the program assignment and two years of professional social services, medical assistance programs services, or healthcare services experience which included serving as a consultant to professional/supervisory program personnel; directing the operation of a program unit; coordinating program activities with officials and representatives of other agencies; interpretation and application of complex documents such as federal regulations, technical journals, and legislative studies; writing program policies, procedures, and reports; and conducting research and preparing recommendations for management; OR one year of experience as a Social Services Program Specialist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
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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