SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST 2 - DCFS - Family Programs Office: Las Vegas or Carson (Laughlin)
State of Nevada Laughlin, NV 89029, USA
Feb 17, 2019
SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST 2 - DCFS - Family Programs Office: Las Vegas or Carson City APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY - $49,777.92 to $73,956.96 PAY GRADE: 35 For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below. In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed. JOB INFORMATION Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur Statewide. Department: Health and Human Services Division: Division of Child and Family Services Job Class Code: 12.318 RECRUITMENT INFORMATION Announcement Number: 36373 Open to all qualified persons. Posted 01/30/2019 Close Date: 02/13/2019 Recruiter: NANCY PANOZZO Phone: (775)###-#### Email: ...@admin.nv.gov Applications accepted for another 13 Days 18 Hrs 41 Mins The Position Social Services Program Specialists perform administrative and professional work in conjunction with the administration of statewide public assistance, medical assistance, or social services programs. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. The Nevada DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) is seeking a Social Services Program Specialist II (SSPSII) to be located in Las Vegas or Carson City. This position involves statewide oversight and program development of the Child Protective Services (CPS) program. Foundational knowledge in child abuse and neglect as it relates to the safety, permanency and well-being of children is required. A knowledge of federal and state laws as it relates to child abuse and neglect is desirable. Under general direction of manager, position is required to coordinate, monitor and evaluate statewide CPS programming. The position includes development and implementation of statewide policy incorporating federal law/regulation, state statute and best practice standards. During legislative sessions, this position is expected to analyze proposed legislation regarding the impact on child welfare programs. The position provides consultation and technical assistance to professional and managerial staff. The position also conducts quality assurance and improvement activities related to child abuse and neglect in child welfare service cases, report writing, collaboration with stakeholders and grant oversight. The ability to identify and analyze critical data elements for quality assurance is desirable. Statewide travel may be required with this position. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. *** To see full Class Specifications visit: To Qualify: 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 one year of professional experience providing social services to clients or program development and evaluation which required the application of regulations, laws, policies and procedures in making determinations; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a field of study pertinent to the program assignment and one year of professional experience providing medical assistance programs services or healthcare services to clients or program compliance and evaluation which required the application of regulations, laws, policies and procedures in making determinations; OR one year of experience as a Social Services Program Specialist I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Special Requirements A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant. Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment. Additional Position Experience Field experience in child welfare as it relates to child abuse and neglect is required. The Examination 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. INFORMATIONAL LINKS For more information about state employment, visit the following: Division of Human Resource Management: Public Employees Retirement System: Public Employees Benefits Program: REFER A FRIEND Help us reach qualified candidates! 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