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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PAROLE & PROBATION SPECIALIST 2
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: Public Safety
Division: Parole and Probation
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 12.614
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 45276
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/17/2023
Close Date: 12/01/2023
Recruiter:
   KARI HOLCOMB
   Phone: (775)684-4475
   Email: k.holcomb@dps.state.nv.us
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Parole & Probation Specialists perform technical duties in administrative functions and units, which do not require peace officer status. Duties include casework services, investigations, tracking and monitoring assigned parolees and probationers, pre-sentence investigations, determination of restitution and supervision fees, and referral services for the assigned unit. Positions in this series obtain and verify information; prepare and process case files and recommend appropriate action; and monitor offender activities. Incumbents are not Peace Officer's Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified and do not perform law enforcement functions such as conducting field inspections of offenders' worksite or residence, conducting surveillance, searches and arrests, or transporting prisoners to court or detention facilities.
Parole & Probation Specialist II's function as a fully trained specialist in the Pre-Release Unit or Interstate Compact Unit, or as a trainee in the Court Services Unit.
This position will primarily be completing Attempt to Locates on high value absconder targets and conducting thorough investigations on their limited caseload. This position will gather intelligence in furtherance of their apprehension efforts and may complete some written intelligence reports. This position may also provide intelligence assistance regarding high-risk probationers/parolees who are currently in compliance at their respective field offices. This position will receive an advanced level of training than a journeyman Specialist II in skip-tracing, intelligence investigations, and motivational/interrogational communication. Critical thinking is a must. 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)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of paraprofessional and/or technical experience interviewing, providing guidance, and explaining rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and/or program criteria; OR one year of experience as a Parole & Probation Specialist I in Nevada State service; OR one year of experience as an Administrative Assistant IV in Nevada State service performing duties as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
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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