APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 33
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
Disability Adjudicators evaluate disability claims and make determinations in accordance with laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing Social Security Disability Programs. Work involves the evaluation of medical evidence to make judgments about the presence, onset, clinical severity and prognosis of physical or mental impairments and determination of the vocational potential of claimants in order to allow or deny Social Security benefits.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This recruitment will be used to fill vacancies as they occur for the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation in our Northern and Southern Bureau of Disability Adjudication offices. Applicants for this position are subject to a favorable passing of a federal background check in accordance with HSPD-12 requirements as a condition of employment.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in a social science, health science, legal studies or related field and three years of experience adjudicating claims, two years of which included adjudicating claims for Social Security disability which included two years of experience performing the full range of duties described in the series concept; OR one year of experience as a Disability Adjudicator II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Incumbents must be able to approve or deny Social Security Disability benefits to claimants with severe and possibly terminal conditions in accordance with federal regulations.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.
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) Describe your experience with Social Security Disability systems and policies.