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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PAROLE & PROBATION SPECIALIST 4
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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Public Safety
Division: Parole and Probation
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 12.618
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39788
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/13/2020
Close Date: 02/27/2020
Recruiter:
   KARA CARMONNE
   Phone: (775)684-4475
   Email: kcarmonne@dps.state.nv.us
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Parole & Probation Specialists perform technical duties in administrative functions and units, which do not require peace officer status. Duties include casework services, investigations, tracking and monitoring assigned parolees and probationers, pre-sentence investigations, determination of restitution and supervision fees, and referral services for the assigned unit. Positions in this series obtain and verify information; prepare and process case files and recommend appropriate action; and monitor offender activities. Incumbents are not Peace Officer's Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified and do not perform law enforcement functions such as conducting field inspections of offenders' worksite or residence, conducting surveillance, searches and arrests, or transporting prisoners to court or detention facilities.
The Parole and Probation Division (NPP) is recruiting for a Pardons Specialist for the Pardon Investigations Unit at Carson City Headquarters. The incumbent prepares pardon investigations, summary reports, and recommendation briefs for the Chief of Parole and Probation and the Pardon Board for individuals seeking a pardon. The incumbent spends the preponderance of their time working on the most complex and high profile cases and reports. High profile cases are defined by the agency as those involving severe or heinous crimes, extensive media coverage, pardons investigations, cases with a large number of victims, and/or large restitution cases. These multi-page reports include; criminal court history, arrest history, criminal history, civil court history, traffic history, presentence investigation reports, offender management software (OMS) chronological notations, effect of offender actions on victims, victim interviews, and applicant interviews. The successful candidate will have superior written communication skills including grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation; exceptional investigative and research prowess; experience interviewing persons to elicit information; strong project management skills; and outstanding quality assurance acumen. 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 DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER 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 with major course work in criminal justice, social or behavioral sciences, public or business administration, or related field and two years of professional experience performing casework services and pre-sentence investigations, interviewing offenders in order to write comprehensive reports to the court regarding the offenders' crime, making recommendations in court, and preparing and presenting reports for a court of law; OR graduation from high school or equivalent and four years of professional experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Parole & Probation Specialist III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
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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