State of Nevada DEVELOPMENTAL SUPPORT TECHNICIAN 1 - Underfill for Developmental Support Tech. 3 in Nevada
DEVELOPMENTAL SUPPORT TECHNICIAN 1
- Underfill for Developmental Support Tech. 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 23
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.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Department: Health and Human Services
Division: Aging & Disability Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 41162
Open to all qualified persons.
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.
Developmental Support Technicians supplement the work of qualified intellectual disabilities professionals and other professional staff in providing direct client care and support including participation in the formulation and implementation of treatment plans for clients.
This position is located within the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) of Health and Human Services- Desert Regional Center (DRC) located in Las Vegas. ADSD provides an atmosphere of innovative thinking, teamwork, friendly co-workers, and is a great place to work. The mission of Aging and Disability Services Division (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.
Under the direction of a Developmental Support Technician IV, incumbent performs in a trainee capacity to acquire the knowledge, skills and ability required in this occupation. The successful incumbent will underfill the Developmental Support Technician 3 position and will advance to the next level in the series upon recommendation of the Appointing Authority, meeting the minimum qualifications and required coursework, and satisfactory performance. The incumbent's work is closely reviewed and monitored, and extensive on-the-job training is provided to ensure standards of care are met. The incumbent must obtain and maintain technician certification, CPR and a valid Nevada Driver's License. Incumbent will provide direct care to dual diagnosed individuals who have intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and related conditions such as Autism, Seizure Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, etc., in a 24-hour residential facility. Experience and passion working with for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities is preferred.
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.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience involving public contact and which may have included providing care or guidance for children, elders or others; volunteer work in providing respite to caregivers; or leading youth groups; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
Applicants must successfully complete a pre-employment physical and be free of active tuberculosis.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Describe any experience working or volunteering with vulnerable individuals.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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