• State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Planning and Development
  • Salary: $48,608.64 - $71,827.20   USD

Job Description

DEVELOPMENTAL SPECIALIST 2 - Carson City - Requisition ID: 6652

Posting Close Date: N/A

Location: 3416 GONI RD(CC0440)

Geographical Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa





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


Phone: 775 684-0133


Position Description

The Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is currently recruiting for multiplepositions for Developmental Specialist 2 in Carson City. This recruitment may be used to underfill Develpomental Specialsit 3 positions. Progression to the next level may occur after meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority.This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur in the following program areas, Autism Treatment Assistance Program (ATAP),Rural Regional Center (RRC), andNevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS).

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.

ADSDprovides 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.

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.

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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.

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.

Special Requirements

  • 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.
  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant at the cost of the applicant.

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: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno

Job Address

Carson City, Nevada United States View Map