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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $62,807.04 to  $94,398.48  PAY GRADE: 41
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: Corrections
Division: Administrative
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 07.509
Announcement Number: 32939
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/20/2017
Close Date: 12/11/2017
   Phone: (775)684-0132
   Email: rwoomer@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Personnel Officer's plan, organize and administer personnel services such as employee relations, selection, training and payroll in an assigned agency.
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. The incumbent must possess proficient skill in working with various levels of management and senior administrators; as well as a thorough knowledge of federal and state laws, rules and regulations related to personnel functions; contemporary principles, methods and best practices. This position is located at the Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC), Central Human Resources Office, in Carson City, Nevada. NDOC Human Resources serves approximately 2,700 employees assigned to multiple statewide correctional institutions and facilities.
The selected candidate must plan, organize and administer a comprehensive personnel services program including employee relations, recruitment & selection, classification & compensation, position control, performance evaluation, training, payroll, investigate employee grievances; implement centralized personnel departmental policies and procedures; and advise management on a wide variety of complex employee issues, while directing the work of professional and support staff. Recruitment, Examination and Selection: Responsible for the proper administration of the recruitment and exam process via delegation agreement with the Division of Human Resources Management (DHRM). Maintain essential functions for positions within the department. Ensure recommended appointment/selections are compliant with applicable Nevada Administrative Codes (NAC) and Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS). Department Representation: Represent NDOC at Employee Management Committees on employee grievances; the Personnel Commission and Personnel Hearings regarding matters under their jurisdiction; meet with employee association advocates and testify in District and Federal Court, as necessary. Represent NDOC at state HR policy development meetings. Payroll Management: Direct and manage payroll operations; serve as Catastrophic Leave Committee member. Classification & Compensation: Ensure completion, accuracy and appropriateness of all classification and compensation related documents for the purpose of requesting new positions, classification, reclassification, accelerated pay, etc. Legislative Actions: Attend legislative hearings as directed; change existing personnel services, programs and regulations as needed, to ensure conformance with active legislation; review pending legislation to assess potential impact on current rules, regulations, policies & procedures. Budget Support: Provide budget statistics for funding of staff and equipment.

To Qualify:
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, public administration, business or related area and five years of progressively responsible professional personnel management experience, including two years of supervisory and personnel program management experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
The Examination
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 3 (07.509) 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, in supervision of professional staff.
2) Describe your experience in the following areas: 1) Conducting job analyses; 2) Making classification recommendations to agency management; 3) presentation and defense of classification recommendations to top agency management.
3) Describe your experience in the following areas: a) Interpretation and application of laws and regulations for the following: 1) NRS/NAC 281/284; 2) FLSA; 3) FMLA; 4) ADA and 5) EEO; b) Responding to employee grievance issues through negotiation with employees, employer representatives and agency management; c) Providing consultation to agency supervisors and top management staff; d) Handling disciplinary actions for a wide range of issues; e) Respond/justify employment actions before various hearing bodies (e.g. Personnel Commission, Employee Management Committee, Hearing Officer, NERC, etc.)
4) Describe your experience in the planning for recruitment and retention.
5) Describe your experience in development and implementation of written department personnel policies and procedures.
6) Describe your experience in supervising the processing of employee action documents and/or payroll operation.
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

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

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