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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE REPRESENTATIVE 4
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $45,142.56 to  $66,628.08  PAY GRADE: 32
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: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 12.165
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 41722
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/22/2021
Close Date: 01/27/2021
Recruiter:
   PAULA MILES
   Phone: (702)486-7957
   Email: pgmiles@detr.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
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 possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This recruitment will be used to fill both permanent and intermittent vacancies within the Integrity Unit of the Employment Security Division at the Department of Employment Training and Rehabilitation located in Las Vegas. This position is responsible for conducting independent investigations to verify suspected fraudulent unemployment insurance claims by utilizing the new hire cross match report, requests for fraud investigation from the division, unsolicited citizens' tips or interstate cross match reports. The incumbent will contact employers, obtain and examine payroll records, public licenses, interview the claimant under investigation and other evidence to identify possible fraud. This position also analyzes and evaluates testimony and evidence; calculates and determines overpayments and disqualifies claimants for a specific period of time; initiates criminal prosecution; writes investigative reports summarizing findings and supporting evidence; prepares case files and presents to supervisor for submission to the State Attorney General for prosecution; and presents testimony as required in court or at administrative hearings based on evidence gathered. Incumbent will be required to conduct onsite interviews, so a valid driver's license will be required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. 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 three years of unemployment insurance experience, one year of which included claims adjudication experience gathering information and conducting fact-finding interviews to identify and resolve unemployment insurance issues; and interpreting and applying State and federal laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures and using complex database software systems to record and process unemployment insurance benefit claims information; OR one year 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
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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