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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $49,047.12 to  $72,119.52  PAY GRADE: 31
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: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Wildlife
Division: Law Enforcement
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 11.122
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 44148
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/13/2023
Recruiter:
   KRISTIN BOWLING
   Phone: (775)688-1522
   Email: klbowling@ndow.org
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Public Safety Dispatchers perform technical communications work in the operation of a district, central, or statewide communications center including but not limited to: providing assistance to law enforcement units in both routine and emergency situations; dispatching enforcement units and other emergency mobile units from a computerized dispatch center; researching various criminal justice records systems and transmitting the required information; placing telephone calls for officials and registered vehicle owners at accident scenes; providing assistance to other law enforcement agencies as requested; maintaining a variety of logs and records; and preparing statistical summaries on center activities.
Incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept and, in addition, act as a lead worker over lower-level Public Safety Dispatchers to include work review and assignment, training, and providing input regarding performance evaluations and discipline as needed. This is the journey level in the series.
Provides law enforcement and public safety dispatch services to field game wardens and in contract with federal law enforcement agencies on the NDOW frequency throughout the State from the central dispatch center in Reno. Dispatch Center Hours are from 6am to 11pm with each shift being 10 hours. Dispatch Center is not a 911 PSAP Center and has Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays off. Dispatchers also provide general dispatch services for all non-law enforcement NDOW employees in the field and for NDOW's helicopter flights. 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 WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. 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)
    Two years of experience in law enforcement communications including control of ten or more units and the use of State and national criminal justice information systems; OR one year of experience as a Public Safety Dispatcher II in Nevada State service.
Special Notes
    At the Public Safety Dispatcher I, applicants may be required to attach copies of their successful completion of the Emergency Telecommunications Program of Study and current certification from the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch at the time of application.
    Incumbents must pass the NCIC certification examination within six months of appointment and every two years thereafter as a condition of continuing employment.
Special Requirements
    Positions require a pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting.
    Positions require work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
    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.
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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