APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 38
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.
Personnel Officer's plan, organize and administer personnel services such as employee relations, selection, training and payroll in an assigned agency.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is looking for a human resource professional who is knowledgeable and motivated. The selected candidate will serve as an employee relations consultant for the DPS. Some of the duties include supervising and managing three (3) HR areas: Recruitment and selection; personnel action transactions; and medical/special leave functions. Additional duties include preparing and presenting information on various HR topics; assisting the HR Manager by contributing to the continuous improvement of the Department's HR practices; providing consultation services on issues related to performance management; interpreting and applying state and federal laws, rules and regulations, as well as policies and procedures. Additional duties include assisting with employee grievances at all steps by conducting thorough reviews and discussions with grievants and senior management; identifying and discussing ways to resolve grievances, participating in resolution meetings, and assisting with the preparation of grievance responses. This position also assists with the discrimination complaint process, including providing guidance to employees, sending notifications to affected employees, reviewing and discussing investigative findings with assigned Deputy Attorney General (DAG); and interacting with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Nevada Equal rights Commission (NERC) and the State EEO Unit.
The ideal candidate has supervisory experience and analytical skills; is professional, diplomatic and approachable; enjoys working with people of diverse background; has great communication skills; can accurately gather facts and present information to high level State officials; has good organizational skills; can demonstrate the ability to develop plans, policies and procedures; has problem solving skills necessary to assist with dispute and grievance resolutions; and great interpersonal skills and strategic business insight.
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 personnel management, business, public administration or related area and four years of progressively responsible professional personnel management experience, including one year of personnel program management experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
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).
PERSONNEL OFFICER 2 (07.517) 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 the number of years, as a Personnel Officer or director of a personnel management program.
2) Describe your professional level personnel experience, including the number of years, at the department level of a State agency.
3) Do you possess a Bachelor's degree in personnel management, business administration or a related field?