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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVE 5 - Benefit Accuracy Measurement Division (BAM)
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $49,151.52 to  $72,871.20  PAY GRADE: 34
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: Intermittent vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Employment, Training and Rehab
Division: Employment Security
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 12.164
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 40396
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/28/2020
Close Date: 08/10/2020
Recruiter:
   PAULA MILES
   Phone: (702)486-7957
   Email: pgmiles@detr.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 0 Days 4 Hrs 57 Mins
The Position
Unemployment Insurance Representatives perform a broad variety of activities related to the timely and accurate processing and payment of unemployment insurance benefit claims.
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 recruitment will be used to fill both permanent and intermittent vacancies within the Benefits Accuracy Measurement Unit of the Employment Security Division at the Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation located in Carson City. This position will be responsible for supervising subordinate staff in the Benefits Accuracy Measurement Unit in conducting investigations and auditing claims to determine the accuracy of paid and denied claims in the UI program from samples of weekly payments and denied claims; monitoring, evaluating and providing training to lower level UI Reps and administrative staff; providing subject matter expert guidance and direction for UI claim adjudication, and making ongoing adjustments. This position may be required to work weekends or hours outside of the traditional 8:00 am to 5:00 pm schedule. 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)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of relevant program experience, two years of which included gathering information and conducting fact-finding interviews to identify and resolve unemployment insurance issues or overpayments; using unemployment insurance benefit computer programs and processes to record, process, retrieve and investigate information; analyzing problems or situations, identifying alternative solutions and formulating conclusions; and mediating between contending parties to resolve problems; OR two years of experience as an Unemployment Insurance Representative III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Up to two years of experience may be substituted by completion of 60 semester credits in social or behavioral science, business administration, or related field for Unemployment Insurance Representative IV and V.
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
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE REP 5 (12.164) 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 number of years, as an Unemployment Insurance Representative III or Unemployment Insurance Adjudicator.
2) Describe your experience, including number of years, as an Unemployment Insurance Representative IV.
3) Describe your supervisory experience, including number of years.
4) Do you have a Master's degree? Provide your Master's degree information to include, type of Master's degree, issuing institution, and date completed.
5) Do you have a Bachelor's degree? Provide your Bachelor's degree information to include, type of Bachelor's degree, issuing institution, and date completed.
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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