APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 29
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.
Administrative Assistants perform a broad variety of clerical, secretarial and administrative support duties in an assigned agency, program or other work unit within State government and the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (NNAMHS) is seeking an Administrative Assistant 4 to join our Financial Services Team. This position fulfills the very important purpose of working directly with our consumers to determine the entitlements they may be eligible for.
This position is required to complete and pass the state mandated training and testing as a Certified Application Counselor through the Nevada Department of Insurance in accordance with the Affordable Care Act and maintain certification Responsibilities include: interviewing consumers to help identify their needs; developing a plan of action to access public assistance and social service programs, verifying consumer has followed through with suggested programs and is accessing available services; resolving complex issues related to obtaining benefits; advocating on behalf of a consumer in need of community resources and/or their entitlements; interpreting and communicating state/private rules, regulations and policies notifying consumers of their rights and responsibilities for accessing, obtaining and maintaining services; utilize computer for data entry to establish and update case files and compiling data for reports; create and maintain department reports/records as required in a timely and accurate fashion; collaborate with various public assistance and health related programs; and serve as community liaison between NNAMHS and other agencies. Other responsibilities include support and supervision of one or more accounting staff positions, cross-training on several desks, ability and willingness to understand and take direction from seasoned staff, and be flexible and adaptable to changing job responsibilities. Successful candidates will be compassionate and caring; highly competent communicators with an attention to detail; and have desire to make a difference in other people's lives.
*** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of progressively responsible relevant work experience which included experience in one or more of the following areas: providing administrative/program support to professional staff and management; performing secretarial duties in support of a manager; coordinating communications between the manager, staff and program clientele; supervision of subordinate staff; researching information from internal and external sources; OR one year of experience as an Administrative Assistant III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Additional Position Experience
Experience with entitlement or insurance programs.
Experience working with Mental Health population.
Experience with AVATAR.
Spreadsheet Software - Intermediate
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.