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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CORRECTIONAL OFFICER - Lovelock and Carson City
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $46,311.84 to  $68,674.32  PAY GRADE: 34
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: Corrections
Division: Northern
Job Class Code: 13.313
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 31732
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/31/2017
Recruiter:
   DEBRA HADLOCK-RAMSDEN
   Phone: (775)887-3374
   Email: dhadlockramsden@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 possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
THESE POSITIONS ARE LOCATED IN LOVELOCK AND CARSON CITY NEVADA, WE ARE 430 MILES NORTH OF LAS VEGAS. If you are interested in a Las Vegas position, please apply to their specific job announcements. Minimum qualification is to list 2 years of your most recent work history. Work history can be full time work, military or college experience after high school graduation. Please list the most recent 10 years of work history and any additional correctional officer related experience. All correspondence will be done through the NVAPPS notification system and the email address that you list on your application. Make sure you have your email settings set to accept email from the internet domain of "doc.nv.gov". Many systems will send "doc" email to spam bin and that will keep you from receiving the invitations to test. As a condition of continuing employment, applicants must be: *Willing to work overtime on short notice, as well as weekends and holidays. *Willing to be recalled on short notice, as well as weekends and holidays. *Willing to be placed on stand-by status if necessary. * Available to work any post/shift assignment. * Willing to work 8, 10, or 12 hour shifts. * Able to pass all phases of orientation training (Failure to pass all phases will result in rejection from probation).

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    One year of experience as a correctional officer at the journey or trainee level which included certification as a peace officer under P.O.S.T. or its equivalent; OR one year of experience as a Correctional Officer Trainee in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Applicants must pass a strict annual physical examination in accordance with Nevada State Prisons Standards and to meet requirements of the provisions of the Heart/Lung Bills.
    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.
    Applicants must meet current Peace Officer Standards Training (POST-Category 3) requirements including the physical agility testing as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.
    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.
    Current departmental staff will not be required to go through a background check, fingerprinting or the prescreening for controlled substances.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    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 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.
    Pursuant to NAC 289.110 all applicants must be a citizen of the United States.
    Pursuant to NAC 289.110 all applicants must be at least 21 years old.
    Pursuant to NAC 289.110 a person may not be appointed to perform the duties of a peace officer if he has been convicted of a felony in this State or of any offense, which would be a felony if committed in this state.
    Pursuant to NAC 289.110 a person may not be appointed to perform the duties of a peace officer if he has been convicted of an offense involving moral turpitude.
    Pursuant to NAC 289.110 a person may not be appointed to perform the duties of a peace officer if he has been convicted of an offense involving the unlawful use , sale or possession of a controlled substance.
    Pursuant to NAC 289.110 a person may not be appointed to perform the duties of a peace officer if there is a documented history of physical violence.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
    The Nevada Department of Corrections may not consider an applicant for employment if they have been discharged from military service other than honorably.
    The Nevada Department of Corrections may not consider 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 may not consider an applicant for employment if they have been convicted of two (2) gross misdemeanors (other than traffic violations) during their lifetime.
    The Nevada Department of Corrections does not consider an applicant for employment if they have been convicted of a DUI/DWI within seven (7) years of their written application.
    The Nevada Department of Corrections does not consider an applicant for employment if they have been convicted of two (2) DUI/DWI within their lifetime.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
    Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
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.
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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