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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
DRIVER - VAN/AUTOMOBILE - SNAMHS - Las Vegas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $30,213.36 to  $43,346.88  PAY GRADE: 22
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: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 03.506
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 40713
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/14/2020
Close Date: 09/17/2020
Recruiter:
   JONI ABRAHAM
   Phone: (702)486-2900
   Email: jabraham@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Drivers operate various types of motor vehicles such as shuttle buses, automobiles, vans, or light trucks to transport people and/or materials to and from specified locations in accordance with established agency policies and safe driving practices.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. This position supports SOUTHERN NEVADA ADULT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (SNAMHS) in the Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital located at 1650 Community College Drive, in Las Vegas. Our Agency's mission is to help adults with mental illness improve their quality of life. Through a team approach, we provide innovative inpatient and outpatient mental health services for the Southern Nevada community. Some of the valuable services we provide include Psychiatric Emergency Services, Inpatient Services, Outpatient Counseling, Service Coordination, Intensive Service Coordination, Medication Clinic, Residential Support Programs, Mental Health Court, Consumer Advocacy and Programs for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) teams. Inpatient services are provided through the new Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital and through the Stein Forensic Hospital. Outpatient services are provided through three mental health clinics located throughout the community and two additional Clark County Clinics, one located in Laughlin and the other in Mesquite. We are accredited by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. SNAMHS is an exciting place to work with emphasis on utilizing the recovery model, developing innovative programs, increasing consumer and family involvement, educating the public through a variety of activities, and implementing a best practices clinical program.
This position is responsible for safely transporting clients to and from scheduled appointments, using State vehicles; accompany/transport clients to discharge locations; act as a role model for clients with mental illness, by demonstrating appropriate behavior and safe driving techniques; provide courier services for the agency; coordinate/schedule the timely retrieval and timely delivery of various materials, including confidential and legal documents; clean exterior of vehicle; perform basic vehicle maintenance checks; maintain vehicle maintenance logs; schedule vehicle maintenance and repairs as recommended by the manufacturer; maintain records related to trips; maintain current knowledge and ensure compliance with applicable State and federal traffic, vehicle and safety laws; and ensure compliance with Joint Commission and CMS standards, as well as established laws, regulations and SNAMHS policies. This is a full-time position with an anticipated work schedule of 8 am-5 pm, Monday through Friday, with weekends off. 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)
    Two years of motor vehicle driving 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.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment for Driver - Van/Automobile positions.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position requires two years of motor vehicle driving experience.
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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