HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES PROFESSIONAL TRAINEE
- Underfilling Developmental Specialist 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 30
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.
Under immediate supervision, incumbents perform duties below the journey level while receiving training for
advancement to an entry-level professional health/human services class.
This recruitment is to fill multiple vacancies within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of the Department of Health and Human Services - Early Intervention Services in Carson City, NV as they occur. ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and provides a positive working environment.
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.
This position provides home-based instruction and case management/service coordination to children under the age of three with disabilities under the Part C federal regulations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The incumbent also serves on multi-disciplinary teams to determine program eligibility and services. Those selected for a position will be required to obtain an Endorsement License in Early Childhood Special Education at their own cost. Experience working with children birth to three years old with developmental delays and families is a requirement of this position. This position will require up to 50% travel within the service delivery area of the Northeast region of Nevada (Lyon, Mineral, Douglas, Storey and Churchill counties).
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 and does not discriminate in recruitment of its employees.
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, early childhood development, psychology, public health, special education, nursing, or other discipline directly related to the field in which the applicant is to be trained; OR two years of journey level technical or paraprofessional experience in the field in which the applicant is to be trained. (NOTE: some jobs strictly require a bachelor's degree).
Applicants must have a current Driver's License.
A pre-employment criminal background and fingerprint check is required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Additional Position Criteria
This position requires a completed Bachelor's degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university in early childhood, special education, human growth and development, psychology, counseling, social work or
closely related field.
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) This position will require up to 50% travel within the service delivery area of the Northeast region of Nevada. Are you willing to travel?
2) This position requires that the person hired either maintains or obtains their Early Childhood Special Education Endorsement within three years of hire. Can you meet this requirement?
3) Do you have experience working with children birth - 3 years of age? If so, please describe your experience including where it was gained.