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State of Nevada DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 3 - Quality Assurance - Reno/Carson City in Nevada

DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 3

  • Quality Assurance - Reno/Carson City

APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -

$51,281.28 to

$76,170.24

PAY GRADE: 35

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: A Permanent, full time vacancy

Department: Health and Human Services

Division: Aging & Disability Services

Job Class Code:

10.140

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

Announcement Number: 41070

Open to all qualified persons.

Posted

10/26/2020

Recruiter:

LISA

FRIEND

Phone: (775)684-0110

Email: friend@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.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

This position is located within the Department of Health and Human Services, Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) - Quality Assurance Children's Services in Reno or Carson City, depending on the candidate pool and needs of the agency. 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 a 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.

This position is part of the ADSD statewide Quality Assurance team for Children's Services. This position provides quality assurance activities, conducting program reviews and certification for Nevada Early Intervention Services and the Autism Treatment Assistance Program and their systems' partners. As such, the candidate must have experience which has provided knowledge of Individuals with Disabilities in Education (IDEA) Act (Part C). The position will be located in Reno or Carson City and will be required to travel up to 25% of the time throughout rural counties of Nevada. Nevada offers sunshine and recreational opportunities abound including golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing. Nevada's beautiful landscape and thriving economy are just a few of the reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include: medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays each year; and accrual of 3 weeks of annual leave and 3 weeks of sick leave each year. 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 see full Class Specifications visit:

http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/ClassSpecifications-100/

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 a closely related field and two years of professional experience providing developmental, special education, intervention or treatment-oriented 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 II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education at or above a Bachelor's degree and experience as described above.

Special Requirements

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.

A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.

A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.

This position may be required to travel at least 25% of the time.

Additional Position Criteria

This position requires travel using the incumbent's own transportation and/or by plane to rural counties, occasionally in inclement weather and with overnight stays, as necessary.

This position requires experience working with children diagnosed with Autism spectrum disorder and/or developmental delays, which developed a knowledge of specialized education under Individuals with Disabilities in Education (IDEA) Act (Part C).

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 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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