DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 3 - Winnemucca - Requisition ID:
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475 W HASKELL ST(WI0020) Geographical Location:
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Division:
DHHS - AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES DIVISION Business Unit:
HR-DESERT REGIONAL CENTER Work Type:
PERMANENT Salary Range:
$52,826.40 - $78,446.16 Recruiter:
LISA D FRIEND Phone:
775 684-0110 Email:
The Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is currently recruiting for multiple positions for Developmental Specialist 3 in Winnemucca, Nevada. This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur in the following program areas. Rural Regional Center (RRC), Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS).
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.
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. If selected for interview, you will be notified of the requirements pertaining to the position.
The Examination Application Evaluation Exam
- 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 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.
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:
- This position may be required to travel at least 50% of the time.
- 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.)