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Job Title:  DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 2

DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 23 - 60040060
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89103 CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89706 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89101 RENO, NEVADA, US, 89521 PAHRUMP, NEVADA, US, 89048 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89102 SPARKS, NEVADA, US, 89431 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89102 RENO, NEVADA, US, 89512

Requisition Id:  1524

DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 2 - Requisition ID: [[id]]  

 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Location: 5550 W FLAMINGO RD(LV0335), 1020 E WILSON RD(PA0008), 1161 S VALLEY VIEW BLVD(LV0130), 1665 OLD HOT SPRINGS RD(CC0350), 2667 ENTERPRISE RD(RE0160), 3320 W SAHARA AVE(LV0266), 480 GALLETTI WAY(SP0020), 720 S 7TH(LV0103), 9670 GATEWAY DR(RE0967) 

Geographical Location: Not Assigned / Out of State 

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES DIVISION 

Business Unit: HR-DESERT REGIONAL CENTER 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

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

 

Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND 

Phone:  775 684-0110 

Email: friend@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

The Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) – Autism Treatment Assistance Program (ATAP), Desert Regional Center (DRC), Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS) Rural Regional Services (RRC) & Sierra Regional Center (SRC) are recruiting for multiple positions for Developmental Specialists. 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.

 

The Aging and Disability Services Division (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 a 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/

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 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.
  • Travel up to 50% of the time is required.

 

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: Las Vegas