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Job Title:  DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 1 - Carson City

DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 1 - 60037967
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89706

Requisition Id:  6639

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES DIVISION 

Business Unit: HR-EARLY INTERVENTION SVCS 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

Pay Grade: GRADE 31 

Salary Range: $44,641.44 - $65,667.60

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND 

Phone:  775 684-0110 

Email: friend@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

The Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is currently recruiting for multiple positions for Developmental Specialist I in Carson City, Nevada. This recruitment may be used to underfill Developmental Specialist 3 positions as they occur in the following program areas, Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS), Autism Treatment Assistance Program (ATAP), and Rural Regional Center (RRC). Progression to the next level may occur after meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority. This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies

 

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 perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.

 

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. 

 

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0/

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Based on the Governor’s mandate, effective 8/15/21, any employee who has not received the COVID-19 vaccination, must submit to weekly COVID-19 testing. If not already vaccinated, some positions in ADSD require employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccination no later than November 1, 2021.  If selected for interview, you will be notified of the requirements pertaining to the position.

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 one year of paraprofessional experience providing developmental, special education, or 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 an equivalent combination of education at or above a Bachelor's degree and experience as described above.

 

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.

Special Requirements

  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.
  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
  • Applicants must meet federal guidelines for Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional designation at the time of appointment.
  • This position requires the ability to travel up to 50% of the time.

 

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as 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.


Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno