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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CORRECTIONS COUNSELOR IV
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $82,434.24 to  $124,277.76  PAY GRADE: 43
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: Corrections
Division: Administrative
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.126
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 44784
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/24/2023
Recruiter:
   KENNETH GOODLY
   Phone: (725)216-6000
   Email: kgoodly@doc.nv.gov
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
Corrections Counselors within in the Nevada Department of Corrections provide mental health services to offenders in a correctional setting including interviews, behavioral planning and implementation, consultation, psycho-educational classes, research, and training.
Incumbents perform advanced clinical and programmatic work requiring a doctorate in psychology, social science or human service discipline.
This position is located at Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC), in Carson City, Nevada. Under general directions, incumbents perform advanced clinical and programmatic work requiring a doctorate in psychology, social science or human services discipline. Additionally, incumbents observe for mental illness symptoms, developmental or learning disabilities and other related disorders; provide oral and written court testimony as a witness regarding the degree of disability and credibility of offenders and evaluate findings. May also be responsible for providing administrative supervision of lower level Corrections Counselors, professional, technical, and/or administrative staff as needed. Positions at this level typically report to a Correctional Counselor V, a Correctional Programs Administrator, or a Clinical Program Manager; and may be assigned to develop, implement, and manage specialized programs. 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)
    Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in clinical psychology, psychology, counseling, education, social work, or closely related field and three years of post-doctoral experience providing therapy, psychological testing and programmatic services in a correctional, rehabilitative, clinic or institutional setting; OR a Doctoral degree (Psy.D.) in clinical psychology from an accredited school of professional psychology, and three years of experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Corrections Counselor III in Nevada State service.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
    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
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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