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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $52,742.88 to  $78,613.20  PAY GRADE: 37
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.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Public Safety
Division: Director's Office
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.507
Announcement Number: 32088
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/31/2017
Close Date: 10/04/2017
   Phone: (775)684-0126
   Email: ksullivan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Under general direction, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of statewide equal opportunity and affirmative action programs.
This position is located in the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Human Resources Section and is one of 15 permanent positions assigned to provide services to approximately 1500 positions/employees. The ideal candidate is detailed-oriented, communicates well verbally and in writing and can effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals, including DPS employees, employees of other State agencies, applicants, other law enforcement agencies, etc. The ideal candidate is also knowledgeable in employment laws; can strictly adhere to maintaining highly sensitive and confidential information; and should be comfortable working in a fast-paced law enforcement environment.
Under the direction of the DPS HR Manager, this position is responsible for supervising the DPS Background Investigation Unit, which is currently staffed with four (4) permanent pre-employment background investigators, as well as temporary background investigators. The selected candidate will assist in managing the DPS affirmative action and diversity inclusion initiatives and policies; assist in providing consultation and resolution services to employees to help reduce conflicts in the workplace; partner with the State EEO and Discrimination Investigation Unit to investigate and address complaints at the lowest level possible; conduct sexual harassment prevention refresher training to DPS employees and maintain appropriate training records; prepare and provide pertinent statistical reports for compliance and decision making purposes; periodically attend career fairs with DPS recruiters and participate in other community events to promote awareness of career opportunities at DPS; assist in developing and implementing policies and proactive measures to ensure DPS' continued compliance with employment laws and policies; assist in managing and addressing discrimination complaints, including preparing well-written and defensible position statements; and track, review, analyze complaints and trends to make recommendations for positive changes. The position will network and keep current on nationwide employment trends, case laws, changes and updates to employment laws. The selected candidate will be required to travel both in and out of state to attend career fairs and conduct employee training (in-state). ***As part of the interview and selection process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate their writing skills.***

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 in business or public administration, human resource management, or closely related field and three years of professional experience in one of the following areas: the design, development, implementation and evaluation of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and/or Affirmative Action (AA) programs; conducting administrative investigations to include Title VII, performance issues, behavioral concerns and workplace violence situations; or the management of a Human Resources department which included the oversight of EEO, ADA and/or AA programs; OR one year of experience as a Personnel Officer I in Nevada State service performing duties as described above; OR two years of experience as a Personnel Analyst II in Nevada State service performing duties as described above; OR three years of experience as a Compliance Investigator II in Nevada State Service performing EEO investigations within the Nevada Equal Rights Commission (NERC) or the Division of Human Resource Management (DHRM); OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Current certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) issued by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI); or certification issued by the Society for Human Resource Management as a Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), may be substituted for one year of the required 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
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.
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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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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