State of Nevada SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST 3 in Nevada
SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
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In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Welfare and Supportive Services Division
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 34704
Open to current classified employees in the specified Department, with at least 6 months of continuous, full-time equivalent service.
for another 11 Days 2 Hrs 28 Mins
Social Services Program Specialists perform administrative and professional work in conjunction with the administration of statewide public assistance, medical assistance, or social services programs.
The current vacancy is for the TANF NEON Employment and Training Specialist located in the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, Employment and Support Services Unit (ESS), Carson City. Under general direction of the Social Services Chief, the incumbent will have primary responsibility for major public assistance programs and allied assistance programs; may serve as an assistant to the program chief and supervise lower level Social Services Program Specialists and support staff; draft and revise the State plan; draft and oversee the implementation of policies, procedures, and forms; prepare and monitor operating budgets and contracts; conduct research, studies, and surveys; conduct district office management reviews and develop corrective action plans; serve as a Division representative; and coordinate the development and maintenance of computerized systems. * THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. *
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a field of study pertinent to the program assignment and two years of professional social services, medical assistance programs services, or healthcare services experience which included serving as a consultant to professional/supervisory program personnel; directing the operation of a program unit; coordinating program activities with officials and representatives of other agencies; interpretation and application of complex documents such as federal regulations, technical journals, and legislative studies; writing program policies, procedures, and reports; and conducting research and preparing recommendations for management; OR one year of experience as a Social Services Program Specialist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
This position requires 25% travel statewide.
A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications 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.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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