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State of Nevada Announces
A Departmental Promotional Recruitment for:
DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 4
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: Aging & Disability Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.133
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 31295
Open to current classified employees in the specified Department, with at least 6 months of continuous, full-time equivalent service.
Posted 04/21/2017
Close Date: 05/05/2017
Recruiter:
   NANCY PANOZZO
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nspanozzo@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Developmental Specialists provide individual and group clinical, developmental and support services for individuals of all ages who have, or who may be at risk for, developmental delays, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities or related conditions, and social, emotional, and/or behavioral disorders.
ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and promotes a positive work environment. The mission of the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is to provide leadership and advocacy in the planning, development and delivery of a high quality, comprehensive support service system across the lifespan to allow all of Nevada's elders, children and adults with disabilities or special health care needs, to live independent, meaningful and dignified lives to the greatest extent possible. This position is located within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of the Department of Health and Human Services - Desert Regional Center, and will be located in Las Vegas, NV.
The DS IV is responsible for coordination of DS community programs such as; Jobs and Day Training, Supported Living, Family Support Services, etc. The DS IV is required to attend agency sponsored functions in the community. The DS IV meets with parents or community contracted providers to assure good communication and understanding of developmental services. The DS IV appears in court with subordinate staff, attends various meetings with other public agencies including; DFS, DCFS, Schools, etc. The DS IV will assume the supervision of the Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Program and its assigned Coordinator(s). The DS IV meets with subordinate staff to problem solve, give clinical supervision and direction on the consumer's treatment plans. The DS-IV may also sit on various agency committees including: Human Rights, Behavior Intervention Committee, Eligibility Review, Accreditation Work groups, etc.

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 early childhood, special education, human growth and development, psychology, counseling, social work or closely related field and three years of professional experience providing developmental, special education, intervention or treatment-oriented services for individuals who have or may be at risk for developmental delays, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities or related conditions; OR one year of experience as a Developmental Specialist III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education at or above a bachelor's degree and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    Some positions require a valid driver's license at time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Some positions require work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
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).
DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 4 (10.133) 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) Do you have a Master's degree in a related field? If yes, you must provide this information in the education section of your application.
2) Do you have a PhD in a related field? If yes, you must provide the required information in the education section of your application.
3) Describe your experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities being sure to include where and when this experience was gained in your response.
4) Describe your experience managing developmental disabilities programs being sure to include where and when this experience was gained in your response.
5) Describe your experience in behavioral intervention being sure to include where and when this experience was gained in your response.
6) Describe your experience in program planning, development and evaluation being sure to include where and when this experience was gained in your response.
7) Describe your experience as a supervisor in the field of developmental disabilities being sure to include where and when this experience was gained.
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

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