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State of Nevada Announces
A Departmental Promotional Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $76,170.24 to  $115,090.56  PAY GRADE: 44
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 Statewide.
Department: Public Safety
Division: Director's Office
Job Class Code: 13.204
Announcement Number: 40128
Open to current classified employees in the specified Department, with at least 6 months of continuous, full-time equivalent service.
Posted 05/05/2020
Close Date: 07/04/2020
   Phone: (775)684-4475
   Email: kcarmonne@dps.state.nv.us
Applications accepted for another 2 Days 5 Hrs 22 Mins
The Position
DPS Lieutenants are responsible for the operations and administrative functions of an assigned work unit to include overseeing law enforcement activities, services and programs within an assigned division of the Department of Public Safety (DPS); reviewing and approving reports and investigations; observing field work; coordinating staff training; managing special programs and ensuring recordkeeping practices follow established policy and procedure. This class represents the first management level within the department and assignments are characterized by program management, budget administration, and development of goals, objectives, and performance measures. Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
The list established from this recruitment will be used for future vacancies that may occur statewide for all divisions. YOU WILL ONLY BE CONSIDERED FOR PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES IN THE GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS YOU SPECIFY IN YOUR APPLICATION. THEREFORE, YOU MUST SELECT ANY AND ALL CITIES WHERE YOU ARE WILLING TO ACCEPT A PROMOTIONAL ASSIGNMENT AT THE TIME OF YOUR APPLICATION. IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF YOUR DESIRED GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS (DUTY STATIONS) AT THE TIME OF YOUR APPLICATION, YOU ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO SELECT ALL GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS (STATEWIDE). POINTS ON THE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE EXAMINATION WILL NOT BE GRANTED FOR INCOMPLETE ANSWERS OR IF REQUESTED DOCUMENTATION IS NOT PROVIDED. Please read each question carefully, detail your experience in the requested areas, provide start and end dates for any questions that request your years of experience, and attach all requested supporting documentation. You may email Kara Carmonne at kcarmonne@dps.state.nv.us or Jose Villa at jvilla@dps.state.nv.us if you have any questions. he 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 or equivalent education and two years of supervisory law enforcement experience equivalent to a DPS Sergeant in Nevada State service; OR two years of experience as a DPS Sergeant in Nevada State service.
Special Requirements
    Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
    This position is subject to call-out or call-back.
    A valid Nevada Class C driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
The Examination
If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).
DPS Lieutenant
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Do you have a college degree or college coursework from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, organizational management, business administration/management, public administration, or related field? You MUST attach transcripts or copy of diploma to your application to be awarded points.
2) Do you have advanced Nevada POST certifications or equivalent from another recognized certifying body? You MUST attach copies of your certification(s) to your application to receive credit.
3) Describe your supervisory experience including the number of years.
4) Do you have a POST approved Basic or Advanced Instructor Development class certificate? You MUST attach copies of your certificate(s) to your application to receive credit.
5) Do you have any of the following POST approved or nationally approved certified instructor training course certificates: Defensive Tactics, firearms instructor, Taser, DEA Lab Certification, Cultural Diversity, Domestic Violence, Blood borne Pathogens, etc.) or certification as a Public Safety Training Officer (PSTO) and/or Sergeant Mentor. Program should be certified by the agency providing the instruction and the applicant must have trained in that focus area within the last three years to be eligible. You MUST submit supporting documentation to receive credit.
6) Describe your experience, including the number of years, leading an assigned project or program or serving as a grant manager.
7) Describe your experience, including the number of years, working in any of the following unit assignments: Sex Offenders, House Arrest, ICE/K-9, Gang Unit, Interstate Compact Unit, Homeland Security Investigation, OCDETF cases, Intensive Supervision Unit, MAIT, Major Crime Investigation, Narcotic Task Force, etc. Please note that to receive credit, you must have spent a minimum of one year in a specialized unit.
8) Describe your experience, including the number of years, working in more than one DPS division.
9) Have you completed Nevada State Budget 101 and/or Nevada Internal Controls training course?
10) Please list any communication classes or seminars you have completed (post DPS date of hire).
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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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
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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