State of Nevada SOCIAL WORKER 3 in Nevada



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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


Department: Health and Human Services

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 30762

Open to all qualified persons.






Phone: (775)684-0151


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, the elderly, and other individuals within local communities and institutions.

DIVISION OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES positions are assigned to provide child welfare services to children and families within local communities in northern and rural Nevada. Responsibilities include interviewing children, families and community contacts to develop and implement a case plan that presents intervention strategies to meet the child's needs. Provides ongoing case management services by developing and implementing plans of care; conducting home visits; monitoring services; documenting case activities; investigating reports of abuse and neglect; report preparation and recordkeeping; providing technical information and educational services.

Positions are located in BATTLE MOUNTAIN, CARSON CITY, ELKO, ELY, FALLON, HAWTHORNE, LOVELOCK, PAHRUMP, SILVER SPRINGS, TONOPAH WINNEMUCCA AND YERINGTON. You must indicate in your profile which geographical locations you will be willing to accept employment in. Child and Family Services does NOT have positions in Las Vegas or Reno.

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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 and one year of professional experience providing case management in child protective services, foster care services and/or adoption services in a social work setting equivalent to a Social Worker I in Nevada State service.

Special Requirements

Licensure or provisional licensure as a Social Worker, Clinical Social Worker, Independent Social Worker, or Associate in Social Work by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Social Workers is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.

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 these items.

This position is subject to on-call.

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.

The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment

1) What Nevada social work or provisional social work license do you currently hold?


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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management

Northern Nevada

209 East Musser Street,

Room 101

Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management

Southern Nevada

555 East Washington Avenue,

Suite 1400

Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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