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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
SOCIAL SERVICES CHIEF 3 - Las Vegas, Carson City or Reno
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $66,628.08 to  $100,161.36  PAY GRADE: 41
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 Statewide.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Job Class Code: 12.300
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 38269
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/11/2019
Close Date: 09/25/2019
Recruiter:
   ROSANA WOOMER
   Phone: (775)684-0132
   Email: rwoomer@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 7 Days 16 Hrs 49 Mins
The Position
Social Services Chiefs manage the overall design, analysis, development and evaluation of social services programs.
Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives. This Social Services Chief 3 position in the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) Family Programs Office is specifically responsible for the federal and state plans including the Federal Title IV-E Plan, Child and Family Services Plan, Nevada Performance Improvement Plan, Annual Progress Services Report (APSR), and additional Targeted State Plans associated with the APSR. Oversight of the federal and state plans includes quality assurance and continuous quality improvement functions. The Social Services Chief 3 is also responsible for contract monitoring and program areas as assigned.
This is a full time position that will be located in Las Vegas, Carson City or Reno depending on the needs of the agency and the selected candidate. The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and 15 days of sick leave, 11 paid holidays and no city, county, state or social security tax! DCFS 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 of 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)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, health or social science, public or business administration or related field and five years of relevant professional experience which included directing social services or the operation of a program unit; coordinating program activities with officials and representatives of other agencies; interpretation, application and implementation of complex State laws and federal regulations; writing program policies, procedures, and reports; and conducting research and preparing recommendations. Two years of the required experience must have included supervision of staff at a paraprofessional level or above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
The Examination
If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).
SOCIAL SERVICES CHIEF 3 (12.300) Training and Experience Exam
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Those applicants deemed amongst the most qualified will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Describe your experience, including number of years, in conducting presentations before groups.
2) Describe your experience, including number of years, in reviewing and evaluating social services programs using research methods such as participant observation, statistical analysis, interviews or literature review to understand best practices and program implementation for a particular type of service.
3) Describe your experience, including number of years, in coordinating multiple funding sources tied to program activities and outcomes.
4) Describe your experience, including number of years, in the following: a) helping grantees apply best practices to their particular service; b) implementing that service within their community including collaboration and coordination with other service providers; and c) linking grantees with other service providers for similar services statewide and nationally.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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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