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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER 1 - Las Vegas or Carson City
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $34,681.68 to  $50,508.72  PAY GRADE: 27
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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur Statewide.
Department: Public Safety
Division: Records, Communications and Compliance
Job Class Code: 11.126
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 33461
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/02/2018
Close Date: 03/13/2018
Recruiter:
   HOLLY ROBISON
   Phone: (775)684-4696
   Email: hrobison@dps.state.nv.us
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Public Safety Dispatchers perform technical communications work in the operation of a district, central, or statewide communications center including but not limited to: providing assistance to law enforcement units in both routine and emergency situations; dispatching enforcement units and other emergency mobile units from a computerized dispatch center; researching various criminal justice records systems and transmitting the required information; placing telephone calls for officials and registered vehicle owners at accident scenes; providing assistance to other law enforcement agencies as requested; maintaining a variety of logs and records; and preparing statistical summaries on center activities.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used for current and future vacancies that may occur in Las Vegas or Carson City. Applicants must be willing to work in one or both of these geographical locations. NOTE: This is the entry level in the series and provides for semi-automatic progression to a Public Safety Dispatcher II and III (pay grade 29, $37,646/yr and pay grade 31, $40,862/yr respectively) upon meeting the minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance, and with the recommendation of the appointing authority. MANDATORY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Candidates must bring a typing certificate with them to the informational seminar. Failure to do so will withdraw you from consideration. It must have been issued within the last 6 months and verify your NET typing speed of at least 40 words per minute. The certificate must contain the company name, phone number, and signature. NO ONLINE TYPING TESTS WILL BE ACCEPTED. This typing certificate may be obtained through any Job Connect office, Community Colleges, Manpower or other staffing agencies. If you already applied in ICIMS for this position, please reapply in NEATS. **This recruitment is subject to close without notice after the first 120 applications have been received.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school or the equivalent and two years experience in clerical, data entry, telephone switchboard or radio telephone work; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional experience can be substituted for high school education.
Special Notes
    Applicants must meet the minimum typing speed established by the agency at the time of recruitment.
    Incumbents must pass the NCIC certification examination within six months of appointment and every two years thereafter as a condition of continuing employment.
Special Requirements
    Positions require work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    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.
The Examination
1. Informational Seminar: MUST ATTEND A SEMINAR IN EITHER LAS VEGAS OR CARSON CITY
Las Vegas: 2/20/18 at 5:30pm, 2/23/18 at 3:00pm, 2/24/18 at 10am, and 2/24/18 at 1pm
Carson City: 3/6/18
2. Dispatch testing: TBA
3. Oral Board and Split Ear Test: TBA
4. Background: TBA
5. Fingerprint Scan and Drug Test: TBA
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Applicant must be able to type 40 net words per minute and provide a signed typing certificate. Can you bring a qualifying typing certificate with you to the informational seminar? Failure to do so will withdraw you from consideration.
2) Have you been notified that you failed a Department of Public Safety backgrounds process within the past 18 months?
3) Will you accept employment in Carson City or Las Vegas? Please advise if you are interested in Las Vegas, Carson City, or both.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
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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Email
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

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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