APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
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.
Program Officers administer a program or major component of a program by planning, coordinating and managing services and activities in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements and established program performance standards and objectives.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The Department of Public Safety and the Division of Records, Communications and Compliance has an opening for a Program Officer 1, located in Carson City, Nevada. This position will be responsible for the Nevada Offense Code (NOC) program within the Records Bureau. The Program Officer I oversees the NOC program's review and analysis of requests for Nevada Offense Codes utilizing state, local and/or federal laws. The incumbent will be required to monitor the program area to make recommendations for any changes necessary and ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws, regulations, policies and procedures. In addition to oversight of the program reviewing, analyzing and providing impact feedback for bill language contained in legislative drafts, as well as local ordinance language. Other duties will include; 1) statewide training to our criminal justice partners 2) supervision of support staff. The position will work Monday - Friday 8am-5pm.
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; OR graduation from high school or the equivalent and four years of previous experience either performing or assisting in the planning, coordinating or administering of a program; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility 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 State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
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.