• State of Nevada
  • Sparks, Nevada
  • Jun 04, 2022
Planning and Development
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 2 - Reno/Sparks - Requisition ID: [[id]]

Posting Close Date: N/A

Location: 480 GALLETTI WAY(SP0020)

Geographical Location: Reno, Sparks





Salary Range: $48,608.64 - $71,827.20

Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND

Phone: 775 684-0110


Position Description

The Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is currently recruiting for multiple positions for Developmental Specialist 2 in Reno/Sparks, Nevada. This recruitment may be used to underfill Developmental Specialist 3 positions as they occur in the following program areas, Autism Treatment Assistance Program (ATAP), Sierra Regional Center (SRC), Rural Regional Center (RRC), and Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS). Progression to the next level may occur after meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority.

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.

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.

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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.

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: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

Job Address

Sparks, Nevada United States View Map