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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
GROUP SUPERVISOR 4 - DCFS - SUMMIT VIEW YOUTH CENTER (SVYC)
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $44,954.64 to  $66,669.84  PAY GRADE: 34
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: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 12.535
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 31281
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/20/2017
Close Date: 05/04/2017
Recruiter:
   NANCY PANOZZO
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Group Supervisors perform duties involving the education, employment, training, treatment, care and custody of juvenile offenders residing within a State Youth Training Center; maintain comprehensive records of assigned youths' program activities; and provide individual guidance pursuant to State or federal laws and regulations.
The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is recruiting for a Group Supervisor IV position to be located at the recently renovated SUMMIT VIEW YOUTH CENTER (SVYC), a 48-bed secure facility for male youth age 14 to 18 located in North Las Vegas, NV. SVYC's goal is to promote positive self-growth, create change in behavior, attitudes, values and ways of thinking through education, therapeutic treatment and appropriate medical and mental health services. Under limited supervision, Group Supervisor IV's supervise and train a staff of Group Supervisor IIs and IIIs, and monitor the daily operation of an assigned unit. Supervisory responsibilities include preparing work schedules and coordinating staff assignments; monitoring the performance of subordinate staff by reviewing logs, reports and direct observation; preparing and conducting performance reviews; providing training and direction in counseling techniques, report writing, record keeping and institutional policy and procedure; and preparing documentation for first level disciplinary actions. Monitoring responsibilities include inspecting the unit for security and safety violations, needed maintenance, repairs and supplies, and preparing and submitting work orders and supply requests as required.
This is a full time position that includes a variable work agreement that may be scheduled to work hours and days different than 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday such as swing shift and weekends, with overtime after 40 hours per week. The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! DCFS also encourages education by providing on-going trainings and paid release time for staff to obtain CEU's. Some positions may also be eligible for an additional 5% Shift Differential pay. The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS), together in partnership with families, communities and other governmental agencies provides support and services to assist Nevada's children and families in reaching their full human potential. We recognize that Nevada's families are our future and children, youth and families thrive when they live in safe permanent settings, experience a sense of sustainable emotional and physical wellbeing, and receive support to consistently make positive choices for family and the common good. DCFS is an extremely complex organization with incredibly dedicated and professional staff committed to serving Nevada's youth and families! More information on our Division and the valuable services we provide Nevada's children and families can be found at: http://dcfs.nv.gov/ *** 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 psychology, social work, sociology, counseling and guidance, human services, social services, education, criminal justice or closely related field and two years of experience working with youth in a custodial, employment program, therapeutic, educational, recreational program or correctional setting with responsibility for performing vocational assessments, making oral presentations during group sessions and treatment team meetings, and providing vocational and life skills training to juvenile offenders; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience as described above; OR one year as a Group Supervisor III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must first submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
    Pursuant to NRS 62B.270 and the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, applicants must submit to a criminal and child abuse background check and said background must be clear of any disqualifying offenses.
    A valid driver's license is required at time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Per NAC 284.317, applicants must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
    As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, positions are subject to call-back, overtime on short notice, stand-by status, and may require work on evenings, weekends, or holidays.
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).
GROUP SUPERVISOR 4 (12.535) 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, planning, developing, or implementing activities and events in one or all of the following juvenile correctional, education, or social setting environment: a) Worked in an educational/social environment; b) Worked in a juvenile corrections environment; c) Worked in a juvenile corrections environment with a substantial recreational and educational component environment for four or the last five years.
2) Describe your experience, including number of years, supervising and coordinating staff assignments for the following correctional, educational, or professional staff: a) Supervised either a corrections, educational and/or professional staff; b) supervised corrections staff in the last five years; c) Supervised a combination of corrections and professional staff in the last five years. Be sure to include titles and numbers of staff supervised and that this information corresponds with documentation in your application.
3) Describe your experience, including number of years, of your involvement with evaluating programs and/or the performance of subordinate workers: a) completed performance evaluations for subordinate staff; b) completed performance evaluations of staff in a corrections or educational environment; c) formal program evaluations in the form of quality improvement for a minimum of two years. Be sure to detail your experience.
4) Describe your experience initiating and implementing policies and procedures, or other innovations to the operations of an institution that involves security, safety and custody: a) policy had minor impact on the institution (i.e., internal processes/procedures); b) policies impacted a segment or portion of an institution in the areas of safety, security or custody (i.e., cottage, unit, or section); c) policies impacted an institution's security and custody procedures (i.e., whole facility). Be sure to detail your experience.
5) Please list all current certifications you hold or associations of which you are a member that are related to this position. You must attach copies of all current certificates and memberships to receive credit for your response.
6) Describe your level of education related to this position as either a) high school diploma with training in criminal justice or sociology, b) Associates Degree in criminal justice, psychology or secondary education, or c) Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, psychology, or secondary education. Make sure your description is supported by documentation in your application.
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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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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