DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 2 - UNDERFILL - Reno/Sparks - PART TIME - Requisition ID: 18103
Recruitment Type: Open Competitive
Posting Close Date: 6/9/2023
Geographical Location: Reno, Sparks
Department:DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Division: DHHS - AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES DIVISION
Business Unit: HR-EARLY INTERVENTION SVCS
*Pay Grade: GRADE 33
Salary Range: $23.28 - $34.40
Full-Time/Part-Time: Part Time
Recruiter: VICTORIA L SHEEHAN
Phone: 775 684-0133
The Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is currently recruiting for Developmental Specialist II- PART TIME in Reno/Sparks, Nevada. This recruitment will be used to underfill positions within the Developmental Specialist series.This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur in the following program: Sierra Regional Center (SRC).
ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, a positive working environment and is committed to fostering an environment of both inclusiveness and diversity within our workforce. 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 perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
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.
Progression to the next level in the series may occur after meeting the minimum qualification, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority.
To view full class specifications, visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/10/10_0a-Psychiatric/
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood, special education, human growth and development, psychology, counseling, social work or closely related field and one year of professional experience providing developmental, special education, intervention, treatment-oriented, child/adult care, and/or instructional guidance 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.
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.
- Some positions must 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.)
- A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprint is required. Person's offered employment in this position will be required to pay for the fingerprinting.
- A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
- Applicants must meet federal guidelines for Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional designation at the time of appointment.
- This position requires the ability to travel up to 50% of the time.
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. Nearest Major Market:
Reno Nearest Secondary Market:
Closing Date/Time: 6/9/2023