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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PERSONNEL OFFICER 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $49,047.12 to  $72,954.72  PAY GRADE: 36
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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Public Safety
Division: Director's Office
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 07.522
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 30628
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/30/2017
Close Date: 03/23/2017
Recruiter:
   ADRIAN FOSTER
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Personnel Officer's plan, organize and administer personnel services such as employee relations, selection, training and payroll in an assigned agency.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE POSTED CLOSING DATE DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) provides services in support of protecting our citizens and visitors by promoting safer communities through prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, education and enforcement. Currently, the Department has approximately 1500 employees. The DPS Human Resources office is looking for a human resource professional who is knowledgeable, motivated and a self-starter. The selected candidate will primarily serve as an employee relations consultant for the southern Nevada area. The duties include supervising two staff members, managing the Las Vegas HR office, which includes recruitment and selection, as well as employee onboarding. Additional duties include providing advice to employees; preparing and presenting information on various HR topics; contributing to the continuous improvement of HR practices; serving as a consultant and partnering with management staff to resolve and address issues related to workplace relations and performance management; interpreting and applying state and federal laws, rules and regulations, as well as policies and procedures. Responsibilities include managing and assisting in resolving employee concerns and grievances, including thorough review and discussions with grievants and senior management on effective resolutions options; preparing and assisting in the preparation of grievance responses; handling Title VII complaints to include preparing and/or assisting in the preparation of position statements; and interacting with employee representatives and attorneys, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the Nevada Equal rights Commission (NERC) and the State Division of Human Resource Management's EEO Unit. The ideal candidate has supervisory experience, analytical skills necessary to assess situations and identify solutions; must be professional, diplomatic and approachable; enjoys working with people of diverse background and has excellent communication skills.

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 personnel management, business administration, public administration or related area and three years of progressively responsible professional personnel management experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
The Examination
If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).
PERSONNEL OFFICER 1 (07.522) 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) Describe your experience, including the number of years, in supervision of professional staff.
2) Describe your experience, including the number of years, in employee and labor relations in the following: 1) interpretation and application of laws and regulations such as NRS 281 and 284, FLSA, FMLA, ADA and EEO, 2) responding to employee grievance issues through negotiation with employees, employer representatives and agency management, 3) providing consultation to agency supervisory and top management staff, 4) respond and justify employment actions before various hearing bodies ( e.g. Personnel Commission, EMC, Hearing Officers, NERC, etc).
3) Describe your experience in planning for recruitment and retention.
4) Describe your experience in the development and communication of personnel policies and procedures.
5) Describe your experience supervising payroll operations.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
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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Email
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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