Salary: $45,811 - $67,714 per yr
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. This recruitment is to fill multiple vacancies within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of the Department of Health and Human Services - Early Intervention Services in Carson City, NV as they occur. ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and provides a positive working environment. The incumbent will be under-filling a Developmental Specialist 3 position and will be auto-progressed to the next level in the series upon meeting the minimum qualifications and upon Appointing Authority approval. This position provides home-based instruction and case management/service coordination to children under the age of three with disabilities under the Part C federal regulations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The incumbent also serves on multi-disciplinary teams to determine program eligibility and services. Those selected for a Developmental Specialist position will be required to obtain an Endorsement License in Early Childhood Special Education at their own cost. Experience working with children birth to three years old with developmental delays and families is a requirement of this position. This position will require up to 50% travel within the service delivery area of the Northeast region of Nevada (Lyon, Mineral, Douglas, Storey and Churchill counties). Nevada offers sunshine and recreational opportunities including golfing, biking, off-roading, hiking, skiing, and fishing. Nevada's landscape and economy are a few reasons to join the Silver State workforce! Additional benefits include: medical, dental, life and disability insurance programs; participation in the public employees' retirement plan; 11 paid holidays; and accrual of 3 weeks of annual and 3 weeks of sick leave each year. ADSD is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate.
Announcement Number: 35044
Open to all qualified persons.
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.