REHABILITATION TECHNICIAN 2
- Carson City or Las Vegas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 27
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: Intermittent vacancies as they may occur
Rehabilitation Technicians provide technical support services to professional rehabilitation counseling staff and independently acquire and process case documentation for disabled applicants during intake and eligibility processing.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position will be located at the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, Bureau of Disability Adjudication in our Carson City and Las Vegas offices. The recruitment will be used to fill both intermittent and permanent positions as they occur and is budgeted for 39 hours per week. The incumbent will be responsible for gathering information on cases where claimants have applied for Social Security Disability benefits. The incumbent contacts claimants to elicit required information; coordinates communications with adjudicators, processing assistance requests for consultative examinations; researches information from a variety of sources; compiles and updates information and prepares cases to initial stages of development in the adjudication process that are specific to the social security regulations and guidelines; manages caseload activities; receives inquiries and resolves complaints from staff and program clientele; performs specialized duties in support of program activities; coordinates a variety of projects and assignments; establishes, organizes and maintains complex filing systems including indexed and cross-referenced materials; arranges and schedules appointments; verifies documents for completeness; maintains records including manual and electronic files; and formats and produces correspondence, reports and other materials using a personal computer. ***Applicants for this position are subject to a favorable passing of federal background check in accordance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 requirement as a condition of employment.***
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of administrative support experience which included using a computer to perform word processing, spreadsheet and database functions; maintaining and monitoring budgets; conducting interviews to elicit required information; and exercising judgment to interpret rules, regulations, policies and procedures. One year of the above experience must have been in a rehabilitation setting; OR one year of experience as a Rehabilitation Technician I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
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.