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Job Title:  DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 3 - Las Vegas

DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 3 - 60040060
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89103 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89102 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89101 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89102

Requisition Id:  12101

DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 3 - Las Vegas - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson  

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Division: DHHS - AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES DIVISION 

Business Unit: HR-DESERT REGIONAL CENTER 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 35 

Salary Range: $52,826.40 - $78,446.16 

Full-Time/Part-Time: 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 Developmental Specialist 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada. This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur in the following programs:. Autism Treatment Assistance Program (ATAP), Desert Regional Center (DRC), Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS).

 

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.

 

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 possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

 

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

 

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 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

  • Applicants must meet federal guidelines for Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional designation at the time of appointment.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
  • 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.)
  • For those series, only applicants who possess a Bachelor’s or higher degree may be considered qualified for this class.
  • This position has a 50% travel requirement.

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.

 


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