• State of Nevada
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Jul 21, 2022
Full Time Human and Social Services
  • Salary: $46,499.76 - $68,632.56   USD

Job Description

SOCIAL WORKER 1: RENO - Requisition ID: 11913

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive

Posting Close Date: N/A

Geographical Location: Reno, Sparks





*Pay Grade: GRADE 32

Salary Range: $46,499.76 - $68,632.56

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time


Phone: 775 684-0151


Position Description

Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is recruiting for multiple Social Worker 1 positions within Community Based Care (CBC) and Adult Protective Services (APS) located in Reno, Nevada.This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur.

This recruitment may be used to underfill a Social Worker 2 position. Under close supervision, incumbents at this level function in a trainee capacity, learning to determine social service needs of clients, develop appropriate solutions, and case plans, and provide ongoing case management services. Advancement to the next level may occur after meeting the minimum qualification, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority.

Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions. The social workerswithin our agency maysupport Nevada’s frail older adults and people withphysical disabilities to remain independent in the community and prevent long term care placements. Additionally be responsiblefor assisting vulnerable adults, age 18 to 59, in addition to persons 60 years and older who are abused, neglected, exploited, isolated, or abandoned by investigating, providing, or arranging for services to alleviate and prevent further maltreatment while safeguarding their civil liberties.

ADSD provides 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.

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Minimum Qualifications

Licensure or provisional licensure as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker, or Associate in Social Work.

The Examination

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.

Special Requirements

  • Licensure or provisional licensure by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker, or Associate in Social Work is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of employment.
  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • Some positions require work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant at the cost of the applicant.

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: Tahoe

Job Address

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