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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CHILD CARE WORKER 1 - Minimum Qualifications Waived
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $32,969.52 to  $47,021.76  PAY GRADE: 21
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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Division of Child and Family Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 05.175
Announcement Number: 46896
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/02/2024
Close Date: 04/16/2024
   Phone: (775)684-0106
   Email: SonjaGrass@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 3 Days 13 Hrs 40 Mins
The Position
Child Care Workers assist in preschool programs designed for care of children and for stimulation of their social, emotional, academic, and physical development.
PER EXECUTIVE ORDER 2023-11, ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN WAIVED FOR THIS POSITION UNTIL JUNE 30TH, 2024. Please refer to the link for more information: https://gov.nv.gov/Newsroom/ExecOrders/Executive-Orders/ Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. The Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a full-time Child Care Worker 1 position located in Las Vegas. This position will be working within the Early Childhood Mental Health Services Day Treatment Program. This program serves children ages 3-6 with severe emotional disturbances in a therapeutic preschool setting.
The Child Care Worker in this position will be responsible for traveling in vehicle with transportation service driver, children and adults; will safely escort children individually and in groups, both indoors and outdoors; will provide acceptable alternatives to unacceptable behaviors; will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with children both verbally and non-verbally; will observe physical and emotional behaviors of children and adults; and will support the children's emotional well-being by providing a climate of concern and care for each individual child. The Child Care Worker will support day treatment classroom activities; interacting with staff and children to promote a peaceable classroom community; build appropriate relationships with children and adults; learn appropriate ways to support and attend to the children's social/emotional and developmental needs; learn techniques to utilize with the children in the classroom and on the transportation route; and support Day Treatment Staff in classroom activities by preparing previously approved curriculum materials. The Child Care Worker will complete required paperwork within established guidelines. 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. *** 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 and one year of experience working with small children in a preschool setting; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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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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