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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $51,865.92 to  $77,569.20  PAY GRADE: 38
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: Nevada System of Higher Education
Division: UNLV
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 13.222
Announcement Number: 20000
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/13/2013
Close Date: 08/27/2013
   Karen Mulle
   Phone: 702-895-2894
   Email: classified.recruitment@unlv.edu
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
University Police Officers perform law enforcement duties to protect the Nevada System of Higher Education employees, students, and the general public.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The University of Nevada Las Vegas Police Department is a full service Police Department. University Police Officers are armed, uniformed, and sworn police officers who are certified under the laws of the State of Nevada. They serve as first responders and the primary law enforcement department responsible for providing public safety and police services for the University community. UNLV Police Officers perform the same law enforcement activities 24 hours a day, 365 days a year as those of municipal, county, and state law enforcement agencies. They enforce all federal, state, local laws and ordinances within the jurisdiction of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The University Police Department embraces the philosophy of Community Oriented Policing through partnerships and collaboration with our service community. UNLV Police Officers patrol the campuses and maintain several inter-local agreements with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, and other state police agencies. This allows University Police Officers to exercise their police powers and authority off campus and at the University approved fraternities, sororities, and adjacent properties. UNLV PD officers may also be assigned to one of the following programs: Bike Patrol, Traffic Enforcement, Endro Motorcycle, Sexual Assault Awareness, Uniform/Plain Clothes Crime Investigators, R.A.D. Instructor Course, Canine Unit, Horse Mounted. **PLEASE NOTE: Completion of a Federal or Military law enforcement police academy does not qualify for this position. The Nevada Police Officers Standards and Testing Commission does not have reciprocal training agreements with those training entities and therefore, does not recognize graduation from those academies as equivalent police training academies ** * Per the Nevada State Legislature, classified employees are subject to six (6) mandatory unpaid furlough days through June 30, 2014. **UNLV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of law enforcement experience; OR Associate of Arts degree or equivalent coursework in criminal justice, police science, psychology, or closely related field and six months of law enforcement experience; OR one year of experience as a University Police Officer I in Nevada State service.
Special Notes
    As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
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 these items.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Skills Required
    Must have successfully completed a state accredited Police Academy and obtained a Police Officer Category 1 certification within the last five years of this vacancy announcement. You must attach a copy of your certificate to your application.
    In order to be considered for employment at UNLV, ONLY the following document MUST be attached to your application in sequence: 1) Copy of Police Officer Category 1 Certificate. PLEASE NOTE: The NVAPPS System will direct you not to attach a resume. Please ignore this message for UNLV positions, and attach a copy of your Police Officer Category 1 Certificate.
    A psychological test and evaluation, which will include polygraph testing, is required.
    Applicants will be required to successfully complete a physical agility examination.
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
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University of Nevada-Las Vegas
4505 South Maryland Parkway
P.O. Box 451026
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-1026

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