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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES PROFESSIONAL TRAINEE - Underfill for Athletic & Recreation Specialiat I
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $38,043.36 to  $55,833.12  PAY GRADE: 30
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 in this geographical location.
Department: Corrections
Division: Rural
Location: Ely
Job Class Code: 10.247
Announcement Number: 31041
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/20/2017
Close Date: 04/03/2017
   Phone: (775)684-0151
   Email: cpion@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Under immediate supervision, incumbents perform duties below the journey level while receiving training for advancement to an entry-level professional health/human services class. Incumbent performs duties below the journey level while receiving training for advancement to an entry-level professional health/human services class.
The incumbent in this position will be in a trainee position under the direct supervision of the Associate Warden of Programing developing or revising athletic/recreational activities due to cultural diversity and physical limitations of inmates, equipment and athletic facilities available; provide a broad range of athletic and recreational programs including, sports, hobby/crafts, social groups and academic and self-help education. They will recruit and schedule inmates, prepare rosters, provide instruction and explain rules, obtain and set up equipment, develop special programs for individual inmates and observe established safety and security and security measures. After meeting the required employment history in the Trainee position the person would progress to the Athletic & Recreation Specialist I.

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 social work, early childhood development, psychology, public health, special education, nursing, or other discipline directly related to the field in which the applicant is to be trained; OR two years of journey level technical or paraprofessional experience in the field in which the applicant is to be trained. (NOTE: some jobs strictly require a bachelor's degree).
Special Notes
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    Applicants who possess a Bachelor's degree in a discipline directly related to the field in which the applicant is to be trained will not be required to take the written examination for Health/Human Services Professional Trainee.
    Applicants must have a current Driver's License.
Special Requirements
    Some series may strictly require at least a bachelor's degree to qualify. Only applicants who possess a bachelor's or higher degree may be considered qualified for this class.
    A pre-employment criminal background and fingerprint check is required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
The Examination
Health/Human Services Professional Trainee
The exam will consist of a written weighted 100%.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
The subject areas of the exam are:

20 Written Communication
50 Human Behavior
24 Reading Comprehension
20 Work Organization
16 Math

TOTAL - 130

Applicants will be given 3 hours to complete the exam.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Are you able to work in Ely, Nevada?
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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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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