APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
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.
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 perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
Under the direction of the Inspector General, this full time investigator position is responsible for conducting specialized investigations regarding any complaints, grievances, allegations or reports on other matters that could impact the Nevada Department of Corrections. The investigator will conduct a thorough, complete and objective investigation of all assigned complaints and/or allegations of misconduct by NDOC staff and/or inmates. Responsibilities include conducting investigations and examinations of alleged violations of law, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Identify, contact and interview potential suspect(s), witnesses and complainants. Collect data and conduct field studies. Perform undercover or surveillance work regarding suspected violators. Evaluate, summarize, and document investigative findings. Prepare records, correspondence and reports. Interact and exchange information with various state and federal law enforcement organizations. Write reports to be adjudicated by the appointing authority. Assist in preparing cases for presentation at hearings or in court. Maintain confidentiality of investigations. 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***
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
|Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in criminal justice, police science, or closely related field; OR high school graduation or equivalent (GED) and two 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 an equivalent combination of education and experience.
|Applicant 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
|A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
|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 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.