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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 1 - Underfill for a Developmental Specialist 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $42,094.08 to  $61,888.32  PAY GRADE: 31
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: Aging & Disability Services
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 10.149
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 34613
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/28/2018
Recruiter:
   EVELYN ANDERSON
   Phone: (775)684-0110
   Email: eanderson@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
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.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
This recruitment will be used to fill multiple vacancies within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of the Department of Health and Human Services - Sierra Regional Center (SRC) in Sparks, NV. The mission of 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. The incumbent will be under-filling a Developmental Specialist 3 position and will be auto-progressed to the next level in the series upon meeting the minimum qualifications and upon Appointing Authority approval. The DS3 is responsible for case management of 45-60 individuals diagnosed with Intellectual Disabilities and related conditions. Duties include developing, coordinating, and monitoring the implementation of individual treatment activities to achieve the identified goals for the developmental and behavioral management of each individual in the least restrictive environment possible. This position requires travel throughout the Washoe County area. Nevada offers sunshine and recreational opportunities including golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing. Nevada's landscape and economy are a few reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include: medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays; and accrual of 3 weeks of annual and 3 weeks of sick leave each year. ADSD is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

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 one year of paraprofessional experience providing developmental, special education, or 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 an equivalent combination of education at or above a bachelor's degree and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    Applicants must meet federal guidelines for Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional designation at the time of appointment.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
Additional Position Experience
    Experience providing case management to individuals with developmental disabilities.
The Examination
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Are you fluent in speaking and writing in Spanish and English? Preference will be given to candidates who are bilingual but will not disqualify you.
2) Tell us how you heard about this position!
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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