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Job Title:  CASEWORK MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST 4

CASEWORK MGMT SPECIALIST 4 - 60027136
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

ELKO, NEVADA, US, 89801 PAHRUMP, NEVADA, US, 89060 CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89701 FALLON, NEVADA, US, 89406

Requisition Id:  1570

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES 

Business Unit: HR-RURAL CHILD WELFARE 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

Pay Grade: GRADE 36 

Salary Range: $53,598.96 - $79,719.84

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND 

Phone:  775 684-0110 

Email: friend@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

The Division of Child & Family Services (DCFS) is recruiting for a Casework Management Specialist 4 to be located in rural Nevada or Carson City based on the needs of the agency and the selected candidate.  This position is responsible for the quality assurance, quality improvement, and training of staff region wide. Incumbent will monitor the different program areas throughout the rural region for quality and compliance to ensure programs are operating effectively, efficiently, and in compliance with federal/state laws, agency policies and procedures. 

 

Casework Management Specialist 4’s develop and implement training programs; develop appropriate training curricula, materials, and methods; establish training schedules, conduct training, and update curricula on an ongoing basis; provide on-site technical assistance, coaching, mentoring, and training to staff, supervisors, managers, and community stakeholders; provide comprehensive reports from specific management requests concerning substantive changes in practice and procedures; participate in the development and implementation of new procedures and processes in child welfare; and serve as a consultant to caseworkers, supervisors, district and regional managers.

 

The State of Nevada and DCFS offer an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, participation in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), accrual of 15 days of annual and sick leave each year, 11 paid holidays, and no city, county, state, or social security tax!

 

Under limited supervision, and in addition to performing the full range of duties described in the series concept for the most sensitive and/or highly complex cases as defined by the agency, incumbents act as a lead-worker on a regular and reoccurring basis over a staff of lower-level Casework Management Specialist 3, 2, and 1 positions.  To view the full class specification visit:  https://hr.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/hrnvgov/Content/Resources/ClassSpecs/12/12-392spc(1).pdf  

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, special education, human growth and development, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, social work, sociology or closely related social/human services related field and three years of professional experience providing case management services specific to children in a health and/or human services setting; OR one year of experience as a Casework Management Specialist 3 in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience above the Bachelor's degree level as described above.

 

INFORMATIONAL NOTE:

Licensure by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers as a Social Worker or Clinical Social Worker may be substituted for one year of required work experience. Individuals who have current licensure may be required to maintain licensure as a condition of continuing employment.

 

The Examination

Training and Experience Evaluation Exam

The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications/resumes include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application/resume and your responses to the questions asked. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application/resume) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application. Once you apply for the position, you will be taken to a series of questions.

 

Special Requirements

  • Positions require a valid driver's license, or equivalent mobility, at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • Positions are subject to call-out or call-back.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
  • Positions may be required to work evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

 

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: Elko