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State of Nevada Announces
A Departmental Promotional Recruitment for:
DPS MAJOR
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $103,335.12 to  $156,996.72  PAY GRADE: 48
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 Statewide.
Department: Public Safety
Division: Director's Office
Job Class Code: 13.202
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 42646
Open to current classified employees in the specified Department, with at least 6 months of continuous, full-time equivalent service.
Posted 07/05/2023
Close Date: 07/19/2023
Recruiter:
   WENDY GETZ
   Phone: **None**
   Email: w.getz@dps.state.nv.us
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Under administrative direction, manage the operations of a significant segment of a large law enforcement division, or serve as the Administrator of a small to mid-sized division within the Department of Public Safety (DPS). At this level, primary emphasis is on developing long range and short-term goals and objectives consistent with the division and department mission. Incumbents plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate resources and personnel ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in effort; formulate budget development; and provide executive leadership when needed or as requested. Incumbents function as law enforcement executives who develop goals and objectives consistent with the division and/or department mission; allocate staff and resources to accomplish those goals and objectives; train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of subordinate managers within a large command area; develop policies and procedures; participate in budget development; and maintain cooperative relationships with other federal, state, and local agencies and partners.
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). Equivalency Statement: Without the required Bachelor's degree, this position would require an AA degree in public administration, business administration, criminal justice, or related field and 4 years of management experience in the required areas listed in the MQs. A candidate with a Masters degree in public administration, business administration, criminal justice, or related field would require 2 years of management experience in the required areas listed in the MQs. A CPM certification equals one year of management experience. The aforementioned equivalencies are not exhaustive of all possible options. 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)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, criminal justice, or related field and three years of management experience which included supervision of law enforcement personnel, budget preparation and control, and participation in the development of policy and procedures, one year of which was equivalent to a DPS Captain in Nevada State service; OR one year of experience as a DPS Captain in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of law enforcement education and experience.
Special Notes
    Incumbent must meet firearms qualification/certification standards and proficiency requirements as established by agency policy.
    Incumbent must pass the P.O.S.T. fitness test and possess the physical and mental abilities to perform the essential functions of the position as a condition of continuing employment.
    Applicant must meet and maintain current Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.
Special Requirements
    This position is subject to call-out and/or call-back.
    Statewide travel is required.
    Working evenings, weekends, and/or holidays is required.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
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) Indicate whether you have completed the Nevada State Certified Public Manager program and/or Command College (FBI, Northwestern).
2) Do you have any of the following: a) Associates Degree or equivalent (60 semester credits) in Criminal Justice, Organizational Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field; b) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent (120 semester credits) in Criminal Justice, Organizational Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field; c) Master's Degree in Criminal Justice, Organizational Management, Business Management, Public Administration or a related field; or d) Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Organizational Management, Business Management, Public Administration or related field?
3) Describe your experience, including the number of months and/or years, with Legislative preparation and Legislative testimony and/or Bill Draft Requests, review of current judicial decisions, and federal, state or municipal laws.
4) Describe your experience, including the number of months and/or years, with the management of major crimes against persons or property; pre-sentence investigation; background investigations; administrative investigations; and/or intelligence.
5) Describe your experience, including the number of months and/or years, with Task Force Management (e.g., ICE Teams, Fugitive Apprehension Unity, Tri-Net, etc.).
6) Describe your experience, including the number of months and/or years, with Criminal Offender Management.
7) Describe any experience in the following: a) completion of training related to Pre-Disciplinary Hearing Officer, Specificity of Charges and/or Findings preparation; or b) experience conducting Pre-Disciplinary Hearings, preparation of Specificity of Charges and/or Findings.
8) Indicate your level of POST Certification: a) Intermediate POST Certification (no equivalency); b) Advanced POST Certification (no equivalency); c) Management POST Certification (no equivalency); or d) Executive POST Certification (no equivalency).
9) Describe your experience, including the number of months and/or years, with budget and fiscal management principles and practices.
10) Describe your experience, including the number of months and/or years, with critical incident or special operations management (i.e. Fernley Flood, Carson Fire, Lake Tahoe Fire, Laughlin River run, New Year's Eve, Hot August Nights) or any other tactical operation in which Operational Planning was needed and/or any investigations Operation in which Operational planning was needed.
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
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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