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Job Title:  DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 2

DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 2 - 60035518
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

ELKO, NEVADA, US, 89801 ELKO, NEVADA, US, 89803 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89103 SPARKS, NEVADA, US, 89431 CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89706 ELY, NEVADA, US, 89301 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89102 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89101 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89146 RENO, NEVADA, US, 89512 FALLON, NEVADA, US, 89406 WINNEMUCCA, NEVADA, US, 89445 PAHRUMP, NEVADA, US, 89048 CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89706 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89102

Requisition Id:  4699

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 33 

Salary Range: $47,188.80 - $69,739.20

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 II in various locations across the State of Nevada. This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur in the following program areas, Rural Regional Services (RRC), Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS), Autism Treatment Assistance Program (ATAP),  Adult Protective Services (APS), Desert Regional Center (DRC), or Sierra Regional Center (SRC).

 

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.  OR  Incumbents perform basic tasks or elements of the job not requiring the additional knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform at the next level in the series.

 

Incumbents develop and implement programs and treatment and service plans, provide direct services and case management, develop financial and community resources, and provide education, information and technical assistance to family members, other agencies and service providers regarding human growth and development. Developmental Specialists may be assigned to one of many specialized programs and facilities, and duties may be performed in the home, clinic, hospital, residential, outpatient, and community facilities, or similar settings.

 

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. 

 

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.

To view full class specifications, visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/10/10_0a-Psychiatric/

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 one year 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 I 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 State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant at the cost of the applicant.
  • A valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • Applicants must meet federal guidelines for Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional designation at the time of appointment.
  • Travel up to 50% of the time is required.

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