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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $60,635.52 to  $90,180.72  PAY GRADE: 36
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.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur Statewide.
Department: Administration
Division: Human Resource Management
Job Class Code: 07.522
Announcement Number: 47069
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/11/2024
Close Date: 04/16/2024
   Phone: (775)684-0129
   Email: nicole.p@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Classes in this series serve as line department personnel function officers. Incumbents in this series plan, organize and administer a comprehensive personnel services program including employee relations, selection, classification coordination, position control, evaluation, training, payroll and other related areas. Personnel Officers supervise the work of other personnel staff.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action. Agency HR Services (AHRS) warmly invites dynamic and motivated individuals to apply for the role of Personnel Officer 1 within our vibrant, innovative, and fast-paced human resources team. This exciting opportunity is available in either Las Vegas or Carson City, determined by the preference of the successful candidate. As a pivotal component of the Division of Human Resource Management, AHRS provides comprehensive HR services to a variety of state agencies, including the Department of Administration, Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Agriculture, Education, Taxation, and Business and Industry.
The successful applicant will play a crucial role in leading and supervising the AHRS team on a daily basis. Responsibilities encompass managing daily operations, which includes assigning personnel action processing tasks; overseeing the recruitment and hiring processes for the agencies we support; offering guidance to staff on state regulations, policies, and HR best practices; and stepping in to support Personnel Officers II and III when needed. Moreover, the Personnel Officer 1 will engage in consultations with directors, administrators, managers, supervisors, and legal counsel on a range of employee relations issues, such as performance evaluations, attendance, leave policies, grievances, and alcohol and drug testing policies. This role involves conducting and managing internal investigations into employee actions, preparing statistical reports, formulating policies, and assisting agencies with employee compensation requests. This position represents a unique opportunity to contribute to the well-being and efficiency of various state agencies, guiding them through the complexities of HR management while fostering a positive and productive workplace environment. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to 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)
    Graduation from an accredited four year college or university in personnel management, business administration, public administration or related area and three years of progressively responsible professional personnel management experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    This position requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing 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) Describe your experience, including the number of years, in the supervision of professional staff. Please include the titles of the staff you supervised.
2) Describe your experience including the number of years, in employee and labor relations in the following areas: 1) interpretation and application of laws and regulations such as NRS 281 and 284, FLSA, FMLA, ADA and EEO, 2) responding to employee grievance issues through negotiation with employees, employer representatives and agency management, 3) providing consultation to agency and supervisory and top management staff, 4) responding and justifying employment actions before various hearing bodies (e.g., Personnel Commission, EMC, Hearing Officers, NERC, etc).
3) Describe your experience in planning for recruitment and retention.
4) Describe your experience in the development and communication of personnel policies and procedures.
5) Describe your payroll experience.
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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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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