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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
DEVELOPMENTAL SUPPORT TECHNICIAN 1 - Underfill - Part-Time - Minimum Qualifications Waived
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $42,636.96 to  $61,721.28  PAY GRADE: 25
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: Aging & Disability Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.367
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 44936
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/25/2023
Recruiter:
   CLARK MANDICHAK
   Phone: (775)684-0154
   Email: clarkmandichak@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Developmental Support Technicians supplement the work of qualified intellectual disabilities professionals and other professional staff in providing direct client care and support including participation in the formulation and implementation of treatment plans for clients.
PER EXECUTIVE ORDER 2024-06, ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN WAIVED FOR THIS POSITION UNTIL DECEMBER 31st, 2024. Please refer to the link for more information: https://gov.nv.gov/Newsroom/ExecOrders/2024/executive-order-2024-006/ Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is currently recruiting for Developmental Support Technician 1- Part Time in Las Vegas, Nevada. This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur in the Desert Regional Center - Intermediate Care Facility (DRC-ICF). The incumbent will underfill the Developmental Support Technician 3 position and will advance to the next level in the series upon recommendation of the Appointing Authority, meeting the minimum qualifications and required coursework, and satisfactory performance. The incumbent's work is closely reviewed and monitored, and extensive on-the-job training is provided to ensure standards of care are met. This is a DIRECT CARE position - must assist assigned clients with eating, bathing, shaving, oral hygiene, grooming, dressing, and other basic activities of daily living; assist in movement and walking, and perform other duties as assigned. Incumbent will be required to work a variety of shifts, weekends, and holidays. The incumbent must obtain and maintain technician certification, CPR and a valid Nevada Driver's License. The incumbent will provide direct care to dually diagnosed individuals who have intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and related conditions such as Autism, Seizure Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, etc., in a 24-hour residential facility. Passion working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities is a requirement of this position.
ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers and provides a positive working environment; The mission of ADSD is to provide leadership and advocacy in the planning, development and delivery of high quality, comprehensive support service system across the lifespan to allow all of Nevada's elders, children and adults with disabilities or special health care needs, to live independent, meaningful, and dignified lives to the greatest extent possible. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to 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.

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 one year of experience involving public contact and which may have included providing care or guidance for children, elders or others; volunteer work in providing respite to caregivers; or leading youth groups; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
    Applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment physical and be free of active tuberculosis.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    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.
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you currently hold or are willing to acquire a valid Nevada driver's license?
2) Describe any experience working or volunteering with children, elders, and/or vulnerable individuals.
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
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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