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State of Nevada Announces
A Departmental Promotional Recruitment for:
CORRECTIONAL CASE WORKER SPECIALIST 2
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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Corrections
Division: Southern
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 12.559
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39491
Open to current classified employees in the specified Department, with at least 6 months of continuous, full-time equivalent service.
Posted 02/01/2020
Close Date: 02/15/2020
Recruiter:
   KENNETH GOODLY
   Phone: (702)486-9956
   Email: kgoodly@doc.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
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.
This position is located at Southern Desert Correctional Center (SDCC) in Indian Springs, Nevada. Incumbents participate in classification committees and inmate reviews; evaluate inmate case files to make determinations; document custody, housing, and changes in job status; conduct classification hearings. Responsible for a caseload encompassing special status inmates, i.e., protective segregation; monitor due process rights of inmates; respond to inmate communications; investigate issues regarding inmate funds, property and problems; coordinate inmate transfers to other facilities; coordinate inmate cell moves; prepare parole progress reports regarding inmate history/activity prior and during incarceration; coordinate inmate releases with institutional staff and provides notification of discharge to inmate, inmate family, staff and local law enforcement. 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.

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 State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are 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.
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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