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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CORRECTIONAL OFFICER TRAINEE
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $39,672.00 to  $58,338.72  PAY GRADE: 31
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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Corrections
Division: Rural
Location: Ely
Job Class Code: 13.314
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 30739
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/16/2017
Recruiter:
   MARJALISA ROBERTS
   Phone: (775)289-1218
   Email: mbroberrts@doc.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Correctional Officers maintain and supervise inmates in state Correctional facilities in a controlled humane environment. This position may be at a Maximum Security Prison.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
Positions allocated to this class, under close supervision of a higher officer, receive structured classroom and on-the-job training and perform most of the duties described in the series concept. This level provides for semi-automatic progression to the next higher level in this series upon satisfactory completion of the required twelve-month probationary period and approval of the appointing authority

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    High school graduation or equivalent education and two years of work experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    An Associate's Degree in corrections, criminal justice, or a closely related field may be substituted for six months of the required journey level experience.
Special Requirements
    As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must be available to work any post/shift assignment.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    Applicants must be able to meet current Peace Officer Standard & Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.
    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.
    The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint an applicant for employment if they have been convicted of a DUI/DWI within seven years of their written application; or convicted of 2 or more DUI/DWI within their lifetime.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
    The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint an applicant for employment if they have been terminated for cause (due to a conduct-related situation) from a department of local, state, or federal government.
    The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint an applicant for employment if they have been discharged from military service other than honorably.
    Pass a strict annual physical examination in accordance with the provisions of the Heart/Lung Bills.
    Must be a US citizen and 21 years of age at time of appointment.
    The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint a person to a law enforcement position if they have been convicted of a felony in this State or of any offense, which would be a felony if committed in this state.
    The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint a person to a law enforcement position if they have been convicted of any offense involving the illegal sale or manufacture of controlled substances.
    The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint a person to a law enforcement position if they have been convicted of domestic violence.
    The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint a person to a law enforcement position if they have used any illegal controlled substance within one year of the date of application including prescription drugs not prescribed to them.
    As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must be willing to work overtime on short notice, as well as weekends and holidays.
    As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must be willing to be recalled on short notice, as well as weekends and holidays.
    As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must be willing to be placed on stand-by status if necessary.
    As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must be willing to work variable schedules that may include 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts.
    As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must pass all phases of orientation training.
    As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must possess a valid driver's license.
The Examination
NOTE: As part of the selection process, the Nevada Department of Corrections will conduct:
1) POST physical fitness test which consists of a vertical jump of 15 inches, Agility run in 20.4 seconds, 20 push-ups (not timed), a 300 meter run in one minute fourteen seconds, and a 1.5 mile run/walk in 17 minutes 37 seconds.
2) Extensive background investigation.
3) Drug test
4) Medical Physical examination
5) Psychological examination
6) Correctional Officer Structured Interview
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
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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