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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
HEALTH/HUMAN SERVICES PROFESSIONAL TRAINEE - WOMEN, INFANT, & CHILDREN PROGRAM
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $41,572.08 to  $61,011.36  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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Public and Behavioral Health
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.247
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 40707
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/15/2020
Close Date: 09/29/2020
Recruiter:
   TONYA SIEBEN
   Phone: (775)684-2213
   Email: t.sieben@dhhs.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 8 Days 7 Hrs 13 Mins
The Position
The Division of Public & Behavioral Health (DPBH) is recruiting for a Health/Human Services Professional Trainee within the Women, Infants, & Children Program (WIC) in Carson City, Nevada. This recruitment maybe used to underfill a Health Program Specialist 1 position. Advancement through the series may occur after meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority. WIC provides an atmosphere of teamwork, friendly co-workers, and a positive work environment. This position will be primarily responsible for WIC program reviews, quality control, and policy and procedure development, review, and implementation. The selected candidate will acquire extensive knowledge of applicable Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs), serve as a subject matter expert for WIC policies, procedures, and program reviews, and must be able to convey current and potential policy and procedural changes to WIC stakeholders and internal staff. Duties also include providing technical assistance and consultation in areas such as program administration, policy interpretation, and quality assurance to sub-granted agencies, clinics, and internal WIC staff; assisting with the development of training; and preparing the annual Nevada WIC State Plan and State and federal reports.
Nevada's beautiful landscape and diverse activities are a few reasons to live in the Silver State! State employment benefits include medical, dental, life, and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays; and accrual of three weeks of annual and sick leave each year. DPBH is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion of belief, age disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression. At the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, our mission is to protect, promote and improve the physical and behavioral health of the people of Nevada. 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, 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).
Special Notes
    Applicants must have a current Driver's License.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal background and fingerprint check is required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
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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