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State of Nevada Announces
A Divisional/Departmental Promotional Recruitment for:
SOCIAL SERVICES CHIEF 2
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $57,503.52 to  $86,109.12  PAY GRADE: 39
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: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Welfare and Supportive Services Division
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 12.301
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 32835
Open to current classified employees in the specified Division and Department, with at least 6 months of continuous, full-time equivalent service. Promotional preference will be given in the order listed.
Posted 11/08/2017
Close Date: 11/15/2017
Recruiter:
   ROSANA WOOMER
   Phone: (775)684-0132
   Email: rwoomer@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Social Services Chiefs manage the overall design, analysis, development and evaluation of social services programs.
Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
The position works for the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services in the Child Care unit located in Carson City. Under general direction, incumbents develop, implement and direct the statewide day-to-day operations of the child care program. Services managed at this level require knowledge and interpretation of federal and state laws and regulations governing social service programs; current social and economic trends impacting programs; statistical data gathering analyzing and reporting; and, management principals. Incumbents must have the knowledge and skills to enter into contracts with service providers, prepare draft bills and legislative testimony; prepare, monitor and administer program budgets; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, peers, vendors, legal entities, federal officials, other agencies and businesses; write professional level reports, correspondence, policy and program documents; and promote ideas, procedures, policies and actions.

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, health or social science, public or business administration or related field and four years of professional social services experience which included directing social services or the operation of a program unit; coordinating program activities with officials and representatives of other agencies; interpretation and application of complex federal regulations, writing program policies, procedures, and reports; and conducting research and preparing recommendations for management. Two years of the required experience must have included supervision of staff at a paraprofessional level or above; 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
SOCIAL SERVICES CHIEF 2 (12.301) - WELFARE - 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, in developing policies and regulations.
2) Describe your experience analyzing and implementing federal and state laws.
3) Describe your experience, including number of years, developing a social services budget.
4) Describe your experience, including number of years, directing public assistance programs.
5) Describe your experience, including number of years, negotiating contracts with service providers.
6) Describe your experience, including number of years, drafting and monitoring legislation and providing written and/or oral testimony to legislative bodies.
7) Do you have a Master's degree in business administration, public administration, social sciences, health sciences or a closely related field?
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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