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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
DEVELOPMENTAL SUPPORT TECHNICIAN 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $30,484.80 to  $43,827.12  PAY GRADE: 23
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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Aging & Disability Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.367
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 35709
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/08/2018
Close Date: 11/21/2018
Recruiter:
   DARRELL MORLAN
   Phone: (775)684-0150
   Email: darrell.morlan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 0 Days 22 Hrs 38 Mins
The Position
Developmental Support Technicians supplement the work of qualified intellectual disabilities professionals and other professional staff in providing direct client care and support including participation in the formulation and implementation of treatment plans for clients.
This recruitment is for Developmental Support Technician I vacancies working either a swing shift or working the graveyard shift within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of the Department of Health and Human Services - Desert Regional Center, and is located in Las Vegas, NV. Under the direction of a Developmental Support Technician IV, incumbents perform in a trainee capacity to acquire the knowledge, skills and ability required in this occupation. Work is closely reviewed and monitored and extensive on-the-job training is provided to ensure standards of care are met. Incumbent must obtain and maintain technician certification, CPR and a valid State of Nevada Driver's License. Incumbent will provide direct care to dual diagnosed individuals who have intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and related conditions; such as, Autism, Seizure Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, etc. in a 24-hour residential facility. Prior experience working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities is preferred. Incumbent will be required to work a swing shift or graveyard, weekends, and holidays.
ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and promotes a positive work environment. The mission of the Aging and Disability Services Division (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. Nevada offers sunshine and recreational opportunities abound including golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing. Nevada's beautiful landscape and thriving economy are just a few of the reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include: medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employee retirement plan; 11 paid holidays each year; and accrual of 3 weeks of annual leave and 3 weeks of sick leave each year. Aging and Disability Services Division 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. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience involving public contact and which may have included providing care or guidance for children, elders or others; volunteer work in providing respite to caregivers; or leading youth groups; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    CPR certification is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    First aid certification is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
    Applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment physical and be free of active tuberculosis.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
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.
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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