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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PROGRAM OFFICER 2
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $43,179.84 to  $63,830.16  PAY GRADE: 33
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: Emergency Management
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.647
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 31212
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/10/2017
Close Date: 04/24/2017
Recruiter:
   CAROL PION
   Phone: (775)684-0151
   Email: cpion@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Program Officers perform administrative work in planning, coordinating, and directing a comprehensive program or program function for a specific clientele.
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 position is with the Nevada Division of Emergency Management (agency), Grants, Recovery and Mitigation Section, located in Carson City, NV. The incumbent shall prepare reports on actions and activities as established by the agency and assist in the monitoring of programs. High quality candidates shall have a proven ability to work with others, be self-motivated, possess strong organizational skills, and be willing to travel on a limited basis. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work independently with little or no additional training and may provide work direction and training to others. This is a challenging position requiring the ability to provide the utmost customer service to both internal State employees, and external stakeholders. Effective, professional communication is required to collaborate with multiple parties. As a member of this agency, activation of the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) may occur in the event of a major emergency. All positions in the agency perform a role to support the SEOC operations. This may serve to disrupt/alter/ revise or totally change all previously established work performance standards, requiring 100% of time until the emergency is over. During activation, the SEOC may be in operation 24/7 for an extended period of time to include holidays and weekends. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE BEFORE THE POSTED CLOSE DATE BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***

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 public administration or a related field and one year of previous experience in planning, coordinating or administering a program; OR one year experience as a Program Officer I in Nevada State service; OR graduation from high school or the equivalent and five years of previous experience in planning, coordinating or administering a program; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    The incumbent is required to work varied shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    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
PROGRAM OFFICER 2 (07.647) 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) Do you have professional level customer service experience which included handling complaints/concerns, and resolving conflicts: A) in a public sector setting; B) in a private sector setting? If so, please describe your experience.
2) Do you have program experience in the following areas: A) planning a program; B) developing a program including developing guidelines and procedures; C) evaluating and analyzing a program? If so, please describe your experience in each.
3) Do you have experience writing formal reports, newsletters or directives? If so, please describe your experience. Please include time frames for this experience.
4) Do you have professional public relations experience with: A) community organizations and public contacts; B) community education and outreach? If so, please describe your experience with each including time frames.
5) Please describe your conflict resolution experience in the following areas: A) handling customer complaints; B) serving on an advisory committee, task force, and/or panel with responsibility to hear and resolve conflicts; C) managing staff/employee issues.
6) Describe your experience supervising employees.
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

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