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State of Nevada SOCIAL WORKER 1 - Underfill in Nevada

SOCIAL WORKER 1 - Underfill

APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY - $51,072.48 to $75,376.80 PAY GRADE: 32

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 (http://dhhs.nv.gov/)

Division: Aging & Disability Services

Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson

Job Class Code: 12.377


Announcement Number: 45000

Open to all qualified persons.

Posted 11/07/2023



Phone: (775)684-0133

Email: torisheehan@admin.nv.gov

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.

The Position

Social Workers are licensed professionals who provide case management services to children, families, vulnerable adults with intellectual, developmental, physical disabilities, serious mental illness, and older adults (collectively referred to as "vulnerable adults") and other individuals within local communities and institutions.

Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.

Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) is recruiting for multiple Social Worker 1 positions within Home & Community Based Services (HCBS) and Adult Protective Services (APS) located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur. This recruitment is to underfill a Social Worker 2 position with Home & Community Based Services and to underfill a Social Worker 3 with Adult Protective Services. Advancement to the next level may occur after meeting the minimum qualification, satisfactory performance, and with endorsement of the appointing authority. The social workers within ADSD may support Nevada's frail older adults and people with physical disabilities to remain independent in the community and prevent long term care placements. Additionally, be responsible for 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. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to 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. * THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE*

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-12_0/

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

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

Special Requirements

A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting. 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.

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.


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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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 515 East Musser Street, First Floor Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868 Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 7251 Amigo St, Suite 120 Las Vegas, NV 89119TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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