HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES PROFESSIONAL TRAINEE
- Underfill for an Athletic & Recreation Specialist 1 - Ely
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.
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.
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 position will be in a trainee position for an Athletic and Recreational Specialist 1 with the Department of Corrections at Ely State Prison. Under the direct supervision of the Associate Warden of Programing, the incumbent will develop or revise athletic/recreational activities due to cultural diversity and physical limitations of inmates, equipment and athletic facilities available. The incumbent will provide a broad range of athletic and recreational programs including, sports, hobby/crafts, social groups and academic and self-help education. The incumbent will recruit and schedule inmates; prepare rosters; provide instruction and explain rules; obtain and set up equipment; develop special programs for individual inmates; and observe established safety and security and security measures. After meeting the required minimum qualifications in the Trainee position and with the approval of the appointing authority, the incumbent will progress to the Athletic and Recreation Specialist I. Probationary employees working for the Department of Corrections must successfully complete 40 hours of "pre-service" training provided by the department.
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).
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
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.
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