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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $51,281.28 to  $76,170.24  PAY GRADE: 35
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.
Department: Employment, Training and Rehab
Division: Rehabilitation
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 12.457
Announcement Number: 40170
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 05/18/2020
Close Date: 06/01/2020
   Phone: (702)486-7957
   Email: pgmiles@detr.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 6 Days 14 Hrs 55 Mins
The Position
Disability Adjudicators evaluate disability claims and make determinations in accordance with laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing Social Security Disability Programs. Work involves the evaluation of medical evidence to make judgments about the presence, onset, clinical severity and prognosis of physical or mental impairments and determination of the vocational potential of claimants in order to allow or deny Social Security benefits.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
This position is for the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation Carson City office. Incumbents are considered master or expert level adjudicators and provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) direction and guidance to lower level staff on Social Security disability laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. ***Special Requirement: Applicants for this position are subject to a favorable passing of federal background check in accordance with HSPD-12 requirements as a condition of employment.*** 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 a social science, health science, legal studies, business or public administration,or related field and three years of professional experience adjudicating claims for Social Security disability; managing a caseload; reading and interpreting medical and psychological diagnostic and treatment reports; and writing explanations of determinations of eligibility; OR Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in a social science, health science, legal studies, business or public administration, or related field and four years of professional experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and five years of professional experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Disability Adjudicator III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.
The Examination
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, with the disease process, the injury effect, commonly accepted treatment programs and/or prognosis for persons with mental and/or physical disabilities.
2) Describe your experience, including the number of years, interpreting evidence in disability claims.
3) Describe your experience, including the number of years, supervising staff.
4) Describe your experience, including the number of years, interpreting federal policies and regulations that govern adjudication and processing in relation to disability determination services.
5) Do you have a Master's degree in a life, social science, health science, legal studies or related field?
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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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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