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State of Nevada Announces
A Divisional/Departmental/Statewide/Open Competitive Recruitment for:
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.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Welfare and Supportive Services Division
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 12.328
Announcement Number: 40946
Open to all Qualified Persons. Preference will be given in the order listed.
Posted 10/14/2020
Close Date: 10/28/2020
   Phone: (775)684-0151
   Email: aornellas@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 0 Days 12 Hrs 30 Mins
The Position
Family Services Supervisors plan, organize, and direct day-to-day activities of an assigned unit comprised of Family Services Specialists.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action. Under general supervision, the incumbent will ensure services are provided to clients in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, timelines and requirements; train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and adjust workloads; implement regulations or policy changes affecting the operation of the work unit; compile and review statistical data associated with unit activities from case records, logs, computer files, and other sources and prepare requested reports. ***PLEASE NOTE: If you are a current Family Services Specialist, you must break out the levels of positions held (e.g., FSS 1, FSS 2, etc.).***
In accordance with NRS 293.5045, a voter registration agency shall not knowingly employ a person whose duties will include the registration of voters if they have been convicted of a felony involving theft or fraud. Most positions in this series fall under this NRS. 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 two years of journey level experience performing social services case processing duties which included application of rules and regulations, conducting personal interviews with applicants for the purpose of exchanging information, documenting facts pertinent to program requirements, and researching financial circumstances and determining eligibility; OR two years of experience as a Family Services Specialist III in Nevada State service in child support enforcement; OR one year of experience as a Family Services Specialist III in Nevada State service in eligibility or employment and training; OR two years of experience as a Family Service Specialist II in Nevada State service in eligibility or employment and training; OR an equivalent combination of education and 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 fingerprinting.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Additional Position Criteria
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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) A) Do you have experience as a Lead Worker for staff of Family Services Specialists? If so, please indicate at which job you gained this experience, timeframes, your responsibilities and authority, and titles of your subordinates. B) Do you have experience as a supervisor? If so, please indicate at which job you gained this experience, timeframes, your responsibilities and authority, and titles of subordinates.
2) Describe your experience interpreting and applying complex social services related rules and regulations. Please identify where you gained this experience including timeframes and identify the social services program being implemented.
3) Describe your experience working with clients/customers in a public assistance program. Please include where you gained this experience, time frames, job duties, and type of public assistance program.
4) Do you have experience developing statistical reports in a spreadsheet program? Describe the complexity of the reports you created and your proficiency level in the computer spreadsheet program (e.g. beginner, intermediate, advanced). You may be required to demonstrate this ability if selected for an interview.
5) List any college degrees you possess. In order to receive credit, you must attach transcripts to your application. They do not need to be official copies.
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

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