State of Nevada PROGRAM OFFICER 2 in Nevada



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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: 32452

Open to all qualified persons.



Close Date:





Phone: (775)684-0151


Applications accepted

for another 1 Days 2 Hrs 17 Mins

The Position

Program Officers perform administrative work in planning, coordinating, and directing a comprehensive program or program function for a specific clientele.

This Program Officer 2 position is responsible for the statewide management of volunteers which includes development and implementation of recruitment, recognition and retention strategies. Volunteers recruited by this position provide services and support for several Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) programs, including Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP), and the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP). This position assures that there are unified policies and procedures implemented within the four volunteer programs for recruitment, orientation, training and risk management. Travel up to 25% of the time may be required. * THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. *

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To Qualify:

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

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university in public administration or a related field and one year of previous experience in planning, coordinating or administering a program; OR one year experience as a Program Officer I in Nevada State service; OR graduation from high school or the equivalent and five years of previous experience in planning, coordinating or administering a program; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements

A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility 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.

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

The Examination

PROGRAM OFFICER 2 (07.647) Training and Experience Exam

The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.

1) Do you have professional level customer service experience which included handling complaints/concerns, and resolving conflicts: A) in a public sector setting; B) in a private sector setting? If so, please describe your experience.

2) Do you have program experience in the following areas:

A) planning a program; B) developing a program including developing guidelines and procedures; C) evaluating and analyzing a program? If so, please describe your experience in each.

3) Do you have experience writing formal reports, newsletters or directives? If so, please describe your experience. Please include time frames for this experience.

4) Do you have professional public relations experience with: A) community organizations and public contacts; B) community education and outreach? If so, please describe your experience with each including time frames.

5) Please describe your conflict resolution experience in the following areas:

A) handling customer complaints; B) serving on an advisory committee, task force, and/or panel with responsibility to hear and resolve conflicts; C) managing staff/employee issues.

6) Describe your experience supervising employees.

The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment

1) Describe your experience working as or with volunteers. Be specific when describing this experience to include the identification of the volunteer organization you work with or participated in.

2) Describe your experience leading those you don't have supervisory authority over such as in a team leader or project leader role.

3) Describe your experience conducting presentations and training courses.


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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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