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Job Title:  ADULT RIGHTS SPECIALIST 1 UNDERFILL - ELKO

ADULT RIGHTS SPECIALIST 1 - 60042676
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

ELKO, NEVADA, US, 89801

Requisition Id:  12379

ADULT RIGHTS SPECIALIST 1 UNDERFILL - ELKO - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Elko  

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES DIVISION 

Business Unit: HR-ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 33 

Salary Range: $47,669.04 - $70,428.24 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND 

Phone:  775 684-0110 

Email: friend@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

Aging and Disabilities Services Division (ADSD) is currently recruiting for vacancies in Elko, Nevada. This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur in the following program areas: Adult Protective Services (APS), and Long Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO).

Adult Rights Specialists provide assistance and advocacy to protect and enhance the health, safety, welfare and rights of older persons (adults 60 and older) and/or vulnerable persons (adults with intellectual, physical or related disabilities), henceforth referred to as clients. This recruitment may be used to underfill Adult Rights Specialist 2 positions.  Progression to the next level may occur after meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with the endorsement of the appointing authority.

Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept and provide assistance to clients residing in the community or who reside in facilities such as skilled nursing, group homes, homes for individual residential care, and assisted living facilities to improve their quality of life, health, safety and welfare. 

 

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-12_0//

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, sociology or related social science or human services field, and one year of paraprofessional experience that included the application of rules and regulations, interviewing and eliciting information, identifying service needs, researching and resolving complaints, writing business correspondence, and public speaking; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of paraprofessional experience that included the application of rules and regulations, interviewing and eliciting information, identifying service needs, researching and resolving complaints, writing business correspondence, and public speaking; OR one year as a Family Services Specialist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

 

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes 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

  • Candidates must submit to background checks prior to appointment and fingerprinting upon appointment.
  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.

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 salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

 

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: Elko