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 Health Program Specialist I (underfill) position serves as the Tobacco Cessation Coordinator within the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDPHP) Section in the Bureau of Child, Family and Community Wellness, Division of Public and Behavioral Health located in Carson City, Nevada. The purpose of the position is to oversee and coordinate tobacco cessation services for the Tobacco Control Program (TCP). Responsibilities include grant and contract management, oversight of the state quitline for statewide tobacco cessation services, improve health systems, conduct outreach activities, and fiscal monitoring to comply with State and federal requirements. The position will build and maintain strategic partnerships, perform grant writing, reporting, programmatic implementation/oversight, budget development, and fiscal monitoring for the TCP. The position will monitor and provide technical assistance to subrecipients and vendors to ensure adherence to policies, procedures, and funding guidelines. The Tobacco Cessation Coordinator will report on the burden of tobacco in the state, and outcomes and data specific to the state quitline.
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).
Some series may strictly require at least a bachelor's degree to qualify. Only applicants who possess a bachelor's or higher degree may be considered qualified for this class.
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.