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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CORRECTIONAL CASE WORKER SPECIALIST 2 - Lovelock Correctional Center
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $58,380.48 to  $87,320.16  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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Corrections
Division: Rural
Location: Lovelock
Job Class Code: 12.559
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 38282
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/10/2019
Close Date: 09/24/2019
Recruiter:
   MEGAN BOTTOM
   Phone: (775)887-3311
   Email: mbottom@doc.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 6 Days 16 Hrs 23 Mins
The Position
Correctional Casework Specialists perform duties involving the evaluation and classification of individual inmates incarcerated within State correctional facilities; maintain a comprehensive record of each inmate regarding personal data, legal data, criminal history, institutional adjustment, program needs, program achievements, classification history and rule infractions as stipulated under NRS Chapter 209; evaluate, develop and implement plans for inmate program participation.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
Under limited supervision of the Correctional Casework Specialist III, incumbents perform difficult casework assignments that require the resolution of complex legal issues and the coordination and management of multi-disciplinary and classification activities involving due process and procedural safeguards of inmates. Caseload assignments are more difficult involving inmates classified to mental health units, reception/diagnostic centers, long term segregation units, and condemned inmate's housing units. The caseworker utilizes an in-depth knowledge of department policy and procedure, Nevada Revised Statutes, Court Case Law and Administration Regulations.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school and five years experience in a correctional, parole and probation or comparable setting conducting casework services and investigations and preparing detailed reports for the purpose of rehabilitation, program development, and program services of clients or the institutional classification and disciplinary process of inmates; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, social work, public administra­tion or closely related field and three years experience as described above; OR Master's degree with specialization in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, social work, public administration or closely related field and two years of experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Correctional Casework Specialist I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    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 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 valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position is located in Lovelock.
The Examination
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.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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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