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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
SOCIAL WORKER 1 - CHILD WELFARE/ELKO
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $45,142.56 to  $66,628.08  PAY GRADE: 32
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 in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Elko
Job Class Code: 12.377
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39713
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/11/2020
Recruiter:
   TONYA SIEBEN
   Phone: (775)684-2213
   Email: t.sieben@dhhs.nv.gov
Applications accepted 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.
The Position
Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions.
The Division of Child and Family Services is recruiting for a Social Worker 1. The incumbent provides child welfare services to children and families in the Elko area. Duties include, but are not limited to conducting assessments of families throughout the life of assigned cases at SAFE Model specific times; assessing on-going safety threats; delivering strength-based family-centered case management services that promote the safety, well-being, and permanency of children; ensuring children have their medical, mental health, and educational needs met; ensuring case plans are developed and reviewed in accordance with policy and practice guidelines; documenting assessments, child and family team meetings, monthly caseworker visits, preparation of court reports, social summaries, diligent search efforts, and completion of termination of parental rights (TPR) packets. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This recruitment may be used to underfill a Social Worker 3. The selected candidate may move to the next level of the series after meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and approval of the appointing authority. 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.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Licensure or provisional licensure as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker or Associate in Social Work.
Special Requirements
    Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required by the Division of Child and Family Services.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    The Division of Child and Family Services requires this position to be subject to on-call.
    Licensure or provisional licensure by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker, or Associate in Social Work is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    This is a full-time position that may be scheduled to work a shift other than Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm. This position also includes a variable work agreement to receive overtime after 40 hours in a week.
    This position is located in Elko.
The Examination
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.
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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