APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 35
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.
Social Services Program Specialists perform administrative and professional work in conjunction with the administration of statewide public assistance, medical assistance, or social services programs.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
The current vacancy is located in the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, Employment and Support Services Unit (ESS), Carson City. The ESS unit is responsible for the administration of the TANF Employment and Training Program (NEON), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Employment and Training Program (SNAPET), Energy Assistance Program (EAP), and the Divisions' Social Service contracts and staff. Under direction of the Social Services Chief, the incumbent will support the SSPS III staff in the unit to include activities related to the maintenance and enhancement of the EAP, OASIS and other related system applications; research and analysis of statute, regulation and policy; drafting correspondence and policy documents; collating data for federal reporting; providing field staff policy and system support; management evaluations; contract monitoring; and contracted and non-contracted vendor support.
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 one year of professional experience providing social services to clients or program development and evaluation which required the application of regulations, laws, policies and procedures in making determinations; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a field of study pertinent to the program assignment and one year of professional experience providing medical assistance programs services or healthcare services to clients or program compliance and evaluation which required the application of regulations, laws, policies and procedures in making determinations; OR one year of experience as a Social Services Program Specialist I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The ability to travel at least 25% of the time is required.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.