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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
DISABILITY ADJUDICATOR TRAINEE - Underfill for Disability Adjudicator 3 - Las Vegas
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: Employment, Training and Rehab
Division: Rehabilitation
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 12.425
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 40984
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/15/2020
Close Date: 10/19/2020
Recruiter:
   PAULA MILES
   Phone: (702)486-7957
   Email: pgmiles@detr.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
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 perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This position is the trainee level in the Disability Adjudication series. Incumbents will receive training in the evaluation of disability claims which includes applying regulations and guidelines; reading and interpreting medical reports; writing technical rational for determinations; and managing a caseload. The successful candidate will have experience in case management; strong writing skills, and the ability to make decisions based on facts and documentation. The position is an underfill for a Disability Adjudicator 3. Incumbents will progress as they meet minimum qualifications for higher level positions and with the approval of the appointing authority until they reach the Disability Adjudicator 3 level. 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; 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 one year of paraprofessional experience performing social services case processing duties which included applying and explaining program rules, regulations, policies and procedures; and obtaining, evaluating and documenting information; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of paraprofessional experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Rehabilitation Technician III in Nevada State service: OR two years of experience as a Rehabilitation Technician II 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
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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