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Job Title:  DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 3

DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 3 - 60035625
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

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

Requisition Id:  4700

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 35 

Salary Range: $51,281.28 - $76,170.24

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 III in various cities 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 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.  Under direction, incumbents perform a broad range of duties and may assist in program planning by developing goals and objectives, conducting needs assessments, and collecting and reporting information about the program.

 

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

 

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.

 

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

  • Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
  • This position may be required to travel at least 50% of the time.
  • Incumbents must possess or obtain an endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education issued by the Nevada Department of Education or a comparable certification issued by the Nevada Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C office within three years of appointment to this series or a comparable certification. (This license requirement applies only to those positions directly involved with children from birth to eight years of age with developmental delays.)
  • Applicants must meet federal guidelines for Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional designation at the time of appointment.
  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant at the cost of the applicant.

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