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Job: Program Project Specialist 2(Job Id 36630)

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Job Description

03/12/2018 03/16/2018
PHOENIX 33,435.17-59,812.48

Department of Economic Security

Providing Opportunity, Assistance and Care for Arizonans in need!

Program Project Specialist 2

Division of Developmental Disabilities

2200 N. Central Ave., Phoenix AZ 85004


The Division of Developmental Disabilities’ (DDD) Program Project Specialist 2 is responsible for developing and providing training and technical guidance to the developmental home vendor agencies.


-          Developing and writing internal policies and procedures, and training pertaining to Office of Licensing, Certification, and Regulation (OLCR), Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) certification, and Developmental Home Licensing

-          Training and providing technical support to vendor agencies

-          Maintaining and updating OLCR forms and developing new forms as necessary


Knowledge of:

-          Training and presentation methods

-          Licensing procedures like developmental home licensing procedures or foster care licensing

Skill in:

-          Verbal and written communication

-          Utilizing Microsoft Products including Word, Excel and Outlook

Ability to:

-          Develop written policies and procedures

-          Formulate, interpret and explain rules, regulations, and policies

-          Analyze information, identify problems and develop solutions.

-          Drive a vehicle


-          A candidate with Bachelor's degree and experience related to developmental home licensing or foster care licensing is preferred

-          The ideal candidate will have experience writing policies and procedures and developing training

-          Experience working with the Division of Development Disabilities is desirable


-          Background and Reference Checks

-          Valid Driver’s License


 The Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

-          Sick leave

-          Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

-          Health and dental insurance

-          Retirement plan

-          Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

-          Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact (928) 637-0916 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-3981. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.



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