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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
SOCIAL SERVICES MANAGER 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $55,958.40 to  $83,394.72  PAY GRADE: 37
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: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Aging & Disability Services
Location: Elko
Job Class Code: 12.357
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39546
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/24/2020
Close Date: 02/18/2020
Recruiter:
   ROSANA WOOMER
   Phone: (775)684-0132
   Email: rwoomer@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Social Services Managers plan, organize, direct and manage the activities, staff and functions necessary to provide social services in an assigned region or district office and its satellites.
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 position is located within the Department of Health and Human Services, Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) in Elko. ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and provides a positive working environment. The mission of ADSD is to provide leadership and advocacy in the planning, development and delivery of a high quality, comprehensive support service system across the lifespan to allow all of Nevada's elders, children and adults with disabilities or special health care needs, to live independent, meaningful and dignified lives to the greatest extent possible.
The incumbent will oversee program operations of the ADSD office located in Elko, ensuring services are provided in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures in all five north eastern counties. ADSD program operations include a wide variety of social service programs for the disabled and elderly, as well as resource development, protective services, long-term care ombudsman, community outreach and provider recruitment. The incumbent will participate in ADSD administrative activities including policy and program development, management of financial resources, employee recruitment, training and evaluation. Nevada offers sunshine and recreational opportunities abound including golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing. Nevada's beautiful landscape and thriving economy are just a few of the reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include: medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays each year; and accrual of 3 weeks of annual leave and 3 weeks of sick leave each year. The State of Nevada 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 or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***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 administration or related field and two years of professional experience in the field of social services involving collecting and documenting detailed information, making determinations regarding requests for services, interpreting and applying State and federal regulations, and writing case summaries and reports. In addition, one year of the above experience must have been at the supervisory level; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Additional Position Criteria
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    This position is located in Elko.
The Examination
SOCIAL SERVICES MANAGER 1 (12.357) 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.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Describe your experience, including the number of years, reviewing, interpreting and communicating regulations, policies and procedures at the supervisory level.
2) Describe your experience, including the number of years, developing, revising and implementing policies and procedures that improve program efficiencies.
3) Describe your experience, including the number of years, developing and managing budgets.
4) Describe your experience, including the number of years, monitoring program compliance.
5) Describe your experience writing analytical reports.
6) Describe your experience making oral presentations to formal boards, commissions or community partners.
7) Do you have a Masters degree in Public Administration, Sociology, Social Work, or closely related field? If yes, please ensure this is also reflected in the education section of your application.
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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