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State of Nevada Announces
A Divisional/Departmental/Statewide/Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $51,072.48 to  $75,376.80  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.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Welfare and Supportive Services Division
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 12.374
Announcement Number: 46128
Open to all Qualified Persons. Preference will be given in the order listed.
Posted 02/07/2024
Close Date: 02/21/2024
   Phone: (775)684-0132
   Email: q.ashley@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Family Services Specialists perform a variety of duties to assist families in achieving self-sufficiency. Incumbents determine eligibility for a variety of public assistance and health related programs to include, but not limited to: Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families within the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services and Title IVE, Title XIX, foster care, adoption payments and other State funded programs for children in custody or who have been adopted within the Division of Child and Family Services; provide coordinated employment and training services including assessment, vocational guidance, support services and education to clients; and/or provide child support enforcement services. Positions in this series may specialize in one service area or may work in multiple areas depending upon the needs of the agency.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
The Division of Welfare and Supportive Services is recruiting for vacancies within the Child Support Enforcement Program located at the Reno Program Area Office in Reno, Nevada. Family Services Specialists provide a full scope of child support enforcement services to include locating non-custodial parents, establishing paternity, determining support obligations, establishing and reviewing court orders and enforcing compliance with existing court orders. 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 WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. 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 professional 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, researching financial circumstances and determining eligibility; OR one year of experience as a Family Service Specialist II in Nevada State service; OR one year of experience as a Family Services Specialist I in Nevada State service performing the full scope of child support enforcement duties.
Special Requirements
    Candidates must submit to background checks and fingerprinting upon appointment.
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.
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

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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