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State of Nevada Announces
A Departmental Promotional Recruitment for:
PAROLE & PROBATION SPECIALIST 4
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $48,337.20 to  $71,806.32  PAY GRADE: 35
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: Public Safety
Division: Parole and Probation
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 12.618
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 31851
Open to current classified employees in the specified Department, with at least 6 months of continuous, full-time equivalent service.
Posted 07/07/2017
Close Date: 07/21/2017
Recruiter:
   JOSE VILLA
   Phone: (702)486-3046
   Email: jvilla@dps.state.nv.us
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Parole & Probation Specialists perform technical duties in administrative functions and units, which do not require peace officer status. Duties include casework services, investigations, tracking and monitoring assigned parolees and probationers, pre-sentence investigations, determination of restitution and supervision fees, and referral services for the assigned unit. Positions in this series obtain and verify information; prepare and process case files and recommend appropriate action; and monitor offender activities. Incumbents are not Peace Officer's Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified and do not perform law enforcement functions such as conducting field inspections of offenders' worksite or residence, conducting surveillance, searches and arrests, or transporting prisoners to court or detention facilities.
Parole & Probation Specialist IV's are assigned to a Court Services Unit and are primarily responsible for review/approval of Presentence Investigation Reports prepared by Specialists IIIs, training of incoming Specialists, conducting high profile presentence investigations and attending Court on a regular basis. Persons selected for this position serve as a "lead" Specialist and reports directly to a Parole & Probation Supervisor.

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, social or behavioral sciences, human or social services, public or business administration, liberal arts, or related field and two years of experience performing casework services and pre-sentence investigations, interviewing offenders in order to write comprehensive reports to the court regarding the offenders' crime, making recommendations in court, and preparing and presenting reports for a court of law; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of experience as a Parole & Probation Specialist III in Nevada State service.
Special Notes
    Education above the high school level in criminal justice, law enforcement, social or human services, social or behavioral sciences, public administration or business administration, liberal arts, or related field may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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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