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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $58,338.72 to  $87,549.84  PAY GRADE: 40
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: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Secretary of State
Division: Secretary of State
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 13.243
Announcement Number: 30484
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/10/2017
Close Date: 04/13/2017
   Phone: **None**
   Email: cchisam@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Criminal Investigators perform criminal investigations involving violations of federal and/or State law. The investigative process is initiated following a formal request for services or as a coordinated effort with federal, State, or local law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. Criminal Investigators utilize standard investigative and law enforcement techniques.
Incumbents are assigned responsibility for investigative assignments or functions within an enforcement area (e.g., task force, general investigations unit). Positions at this level receive general supervision from a Supervising Investigator. Work is reviewed through case reports, activity reports, meetings and as the need arises. Assignments are performed independently or require providing direction to lower level investigators assigned to the case.
This investigative position performs criminal investigations involving violations of federal and/or State law. Criminal Investigators utilize standard investigative and law enforcement techniques. Investigators conduct interviews with individuals, witnesses, suspects and criminal justice agency officials, and other sources to obtain information regarding the criminal investigation. Gather and preserve evidence, execute search warrants, take photographs, document information, transport, secure, and analyze evidence by following proper evidentiary procedure. Investigators develop case files, maintain case logs and report; establish patterns and trends; and determine motives that support enforcement actions. In addition, investigators prepare, obtain and execute legal documents such as affidavits, search warrants, arrest warrants, and subpoenas in support of the criminal justice process and criminal prosecution. Prepare detailed investigative reports of the investigative process in a chronological order to include: violations committed, documented evidence, witness statements and provide testimony in a court of law.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, police science, psychology, business administration or closely related field and three years of criminal investigative or law enforcement experience involving standard investigative and enforcement techniques utilized to enforce State and federal laws, preparation of detailed investigative reports, and implementation of agency program goals and objectives. Work experience may be obtained in a law enforcement, investigative or comparable setting; OR high school graduation or equivalent (GED) and five years of experience as outlined above; OR one year as a Criminal Investigator II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    A quarterly qualifying score of 70 or better with a firearm will be required.
    Applicant must meet current Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.
    Incumbents must obtain and maintain POST Category I certification as a condition of continuing employment, except positions assigned to the Secretary of State's Office and the Department of Corrections that must obtain and maintain a minimum of POST Category II certification as a condition of continuing employment.
Special Requirements
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
Additional Position Experience
    This position requires at least a POST II certification at the time appointment.
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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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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