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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 4
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $70,282.08 to  $104,713.20  PAY GRADE: 37
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: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.133
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 46985
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/10/2024
Recruiter:
   ANA MARIA ORNELLAS
   Phone: (775)684-0151
   Email: aornellas@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 Specialists provide individual and group clinical, developmental and support services for individuals of all ages who have, or who may be at risk for, developmental delays, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities or related conditions, and social, emotional, and/or behavioral disorders.
Under administrative supervision, incumbents supervise and direct the activities of lower-level Developmental Specialists and other related professional, paraprofessional and support staff to implement program activities and ensure compliance with relevant policies and procedures in assigned program areas; ensure programs meet applicable licensing standards; prepare budget recommendations; and perform duties described in the series concept as required. Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is currently recruiting for a full-time Developmental Specialist 4 position in Carson City, Nevada with bi-weekly day trip travel to the Winnemucca, NV office. This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur in Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS).
Incumbents provide direct oversight and supervision of Early Childhood professionals within the Early Intervention Program serving children (birth to three years of age) with developmental delays or disabilities to ensure compliance with all federal mandates and deadlines as well as other relevant policies and procedures. Incumbents are required to complete timely and accurate reports, statistical data, and fiscal information; provide administrative leadership consistent with established protocols; participate and assist in establishing and implementing policies and procedures as required. Applicants who do not currently have an Endorsement License in Early Childhood Special Education will be required to obtain the endorsement at their own cost within the first 3 years of employment. ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and positive work settings. We are also committed to fostering an environment of both inclusiveness and diversity within our workforce. 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 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)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood, special education, human growth and development, psychology, counseling, social work or closely related field and three years of professional experience providing developmental, special education, intervention, treatment-oriented, child/adult care, and/or instructional guidance services for individuals who have or may be at risk for developmental delays, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities or related conditions; OR one year of experience as a Developmental Specialist III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education at or above a Bachelor's degree and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    Some positions must obtain an endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education issued by the Nevada Department of Education or a comparable certification issued by the Nevada Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C office within three years of appointment to this series or a comparable certification. (This license requirement applies only to those positions directly involved with children from birth to eight years of age with developmental delays.)
    Some positions must meet federal guidelines for Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional designation at the time of appointment.
    Some positions require work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
    Some positions require a valid driver's license at 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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you have professional experience providing developmental, special education, intervention, treatment-oriented, child/adult care, and/or instructional guidance services for individuals who have or may be at risk for developmental delays, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities? if yes, please describe in detail this experience.
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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