A Divisional/Departmental/Statewide Promotional Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 40
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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
Correctional Sergeants and Lieutenants have charge of an assigned watch or major area in a State correctional institution/facility and supervise subordinate officers to ensure the safe custody,discipline and welfare of inmates.
Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
All answers to the questions must be typed into or copy and pasted into the section provided on the application. No attachments will be accepted for the questions at the bottom of the announcement.
No scores can be transferred for this recruitment. You must answer all questions each year in order to be considered.
If claiming veteran status you must attach a copy of your DD214 to your application for this announcement. The DD214 must be attached to your application to be considered.
If claiming disabled veteran status you must attach all supporting documentation from the VA stating disabled veteran status.
Veterans Status documentation must be attached to your application to be considered.
You must update your work history to list all current positions. All your information must be accurate when you submit the application.
Supplemental information will not be accepted after the announcement closes.
Per NAC 284.313 (2), it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply for any recruitment for which he is interested.
You must apply when the announcement is open, no accommodations will be made for issues that prevent you from applying before December 18, 2017.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
One year of work experience as a Correctional Sergeant in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applicants must meet current Peace Officer Standards Training (POST-Category 3) requirements including physical agility testing as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.
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.
The following equivalencies are acceptable: 3 years as a Senior Correctional Officer, which must have included time as acting Sergeant when conducted for a vacant position (vacancy can be due to separation, military leave, administrative leave, etc.) and must be verified by the Department of Corrections Personnel office- OR 4 years as a Correctional Officer, which must have included time as acting Senior Correctional Officer as described above, plus a BA degree in Criminal Justice or related - OR 5 years as a Correctional Officer, which must have included time as acting Senior Correctional Officer as described above, plus an AA degree in Criminal Justice or related.
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.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
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.
If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).
CORRECTIONAL LIEUTENANT (13.310) 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) Describe your experience, including number of years, as a correctional sergeant.
2) A. Describe your experience as Acting Lieutenant which have included the awarding of a special salary adjustment (+5%) or with certification of the appointing authority OR
B. Do you have experience as a Correctional Lieutenant? If so state how long and where.
3) Describe your experience, including number of years, working at various correctional facilities for more than 6 months not including current facility.
4) Describe/list your experience as an in-service training instructor through the last calendar year including classroom hours.
5) Describe your experience in formal investigations which required submission of a final report of findings.
6) Describe/list your experience as an Incident Commander that involved escape, major assault, or other significant disruptions of institutional operations that included the submission of a report summarizing the incident to the institution and/or department administrators.
7) A. Describe/list your job-related, non-mandatory training or college course work taken within the last three years.
B. Do you have an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice or related?
C. Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or related?