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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $69,739.20 to  $104,901.12  PAY GRADE: 42
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: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Corrections
Division: Administrative
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 13.242
Announcement Number: 40427
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/31/2020
Close Date: 08/14/2020
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 4 Days 5 Hrs 5 Mins
The Position
Criminal Investigators perform criminal investigations involving violations of federal and/or State law. The investigative process is initiated following a formal request for services or as a coordinated effort with federal, State, or local law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. Criminal Investigators utilize standard investigative and law enforcement techniques.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action. The Nevada Department of Corrections, Office of the Inspector General, has a Supervisory Criminal Investigator 1 vacancy in Carson City, Nevada. Under the direction of the Inspector General, this full time position oversees specialized investigations regarding any complaints, grievances, allegations or reports of other matters that could impact the Nevada Department of Corrections. Responsibilities include oversight and direction of multiple types of investigations that involve inmates, staff members, and members of the public, or issues involving the Nevada Department of Corrections. Additional responsibilities include the review an advising on current investigations for a thorough , accurate and complete report; case and task management of subordinate and support staff; oversight and management of cases, including review and request of investigations and/or grievances from all sources; interact and exchange information with various state and federal law enforcement organizations; review and write reports for judicial and/or appointing authority; assist in preparing cases for presentation at hearings or in court; testify and present evidence in administrative hearings and/or judicial proceedings; maintain and address issues with confidentiality of investigations; and perform other duties as assigned. Travel up to 25% is required.
As part of the interview process, applicants may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks. This position may be subject to work nights/weekends/holidays and standby/call back. This position will be required, prior to the time of appointment, to pass a PREA background. All candidates with arrest/criminal history within the last 10 years will not be selected to participate. A current P.O.S.T. certification will not preclude any of the necessary pre-employment phases. The appointee will be subject to a pre-appointment drug screening for controlled substances per State drug testing guidelines and a polygraph examination. 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 with major course work in criminal justice, police science, psychology, business administration or closely related field and four years of criminal investigative and law enforcement experience involving standard investigative and enforcement techniques utilized to enforce State and federal laws, preparation of detailed investigative reports, and implementation of agency program goals and objectives. Work experience may be obtained in a law enforcement, investigative or comparable setting; OR high school graduation or equivalent (GED) and six years of investigative experience as outlined above; OR two years as a Criminal Investigator III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Applicants must meet current Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.
    A quarterly qualifying score of 70 or better with a firearm will be required.
    Incumbents must obtain and maintain POST Category I certification as a condition of continuing employment, except positions assigned to the Secretary of State's Office and the Department of Corrections that must obtain and maintain a minimum of POST Category II certification as a condition of continuing employment.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    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.
    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.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position requires a minimum of a current Category II POST Certificate.
The Examination
SUPVY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR 1 (13.242) Training and Experience Exam
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) Describe your experience, including the number of years, directing and coordinating criminal investigations involving violations of federal and/or state law, including supervising case development, reviewing documentation of evidence and statements obtained from witnesses, and investigators' final opinions.
2) Describe your experience. including the number of years, supervising and evaluating the performance of investigative staff, including investigators' activities and case management through the review of investigative reports and employee counseling, discipline, work assignment and review, performance appraisal, overtime and leave approval.
3) Describe your experience, including the number of years, reviewing and approving training initiatives to ensure compliance with program goals, including implementing training programs on rules and regulations, investigative and enforcement techniques, courtroom procedures, laws of arrest, rules of evidence, search and seizure, and the rights of citizens.
4) Describe your experience, including the number of years, supervising specialized criminal investigations dealing with sensitive, high profile, or difficult case assignments including surveillance and/or covert activities to establish probable cause, and providing testimony in a court of law.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Describe your knowledge, skills and/or experiences in reviewing, revising and submitting requests or proposals for budgets, legislative requests, such as Bill Draft Requests, manuals, operational procedures, administrative regulations, and/or other types of responsibilities associated with supervision in an investigative division.
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

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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