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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $51,281.28 to  $76,170.24  PAY GRADE: 35
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 in this geographical location.
Department: Transportation
Division: Front Office
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 11.363
Announcement Number: 39007
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 12/03/2019
Close Date: 12/17/2019
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Compliance/Audit Investigators perform investigative and auditing functions to monitor compliance and detect violations of State and/or federal laws or regulations pertaining to a specific program or regulatory area such as securities, Medicaid, mortgage lending, or workers' compensation. Investigators allocated to this series do not require P.O.S.T. certification.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. This position is located in the Nevada Department of Transportation's External Civil Rights Division, in Las Vegas Nevada, and performs investigative and auditing functions to monitor compliance of Civil Rights, Title VI. Las Vegas is known for the Strip loaded with themed inspired casinos. Entertainment, shopping, dining and spas are all easily accessible in Las Vegas. But Las Vegas has way more to offer than just what lies on The Strip's playground. The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area or Valley of Fire State Park have spectacular rock formations and miles upon miles of trails to explore. Red Rock is also considered a rock-climbing Mecca for its hundreds of high-quality climbs on nearly perfect sandstone. In the alpine forests of Spring Mountains there is hiking and camping. Las Vegas has exceptional golf courses throughout the area and skiing and snowboarding in the winter months on Mount Charleston, less than an hour north of the city. This will be a rewarding position if you have a commitment to Title VI, of the Civil Rights Act and the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program under the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 49 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 23 and 26. Incumbent is responsible for providing technical assistance on DBE, Title VI and other Civil Rights matters to ensure compliance with Federal and State laws; assisting Title VI Coordinator with managing Title VI grievance and complaint process; identifying and reporting discrimination when found; and conducting pre-award and post-award approval reviews for compliance with Title VI requirements. Duties also include planning, preparing and completing reviews of federal-aid and state funded contracts, including monitoring, selecting, planning and scheduling contract compliance reviews; reviewing scope of work and analyze contracting documents to identify business opportunities for DBEs and SBEs; complete final audit on each review, compile findings, prepare detailed reports and notify the contractor and other regulatory agencies as required by the findings; and provide prospective applicants with seamless access to the DBE/SBE Program.
Successful incumbent will prepare Title VI presentations for NDOT employees, NDOT recipients and sub recipients as well as the public; provide, maintain and update important Title VI information for NDOT's webpage and assist with Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program administration. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business or public administration, business management, accounting, or related field and three years of professional experience in an investigative, auditing or program-related position which required the application of state and/or federal laws, policy and procedure in making program compliance determinations; preparing detailed reports for the purpose of justifying administrative sanctions or penalties or changes in management practices, policy and procedure; or recommending criminal prosecution; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and five years of experience, three of which were in a professional investigative, auditing or professional program-related position which required the application of state and/or federal laws, policy and procedure in making program compliance determinations; preparing detailed reports for the purpose of justifying administrative sanctions or penalties or changes in management practices, policy and procedure; or recommending criminal prosecution; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of experience as a Compliance/Audit Investigator II in Nevada State service.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    Experience interpreting Federal regulations is required.
    Experience developing and delivering training programs is required.
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Describe any supervisory experience you have including where it was gained.
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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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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