State of Nevada CORRECTIONAL OFFICER TRAINEE - Pioche Conservation Camp in Nevada
CORRECTIONAL OFFICER TRAINEE
- Pioche Conservation Camp
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 32
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
in this geographical location.
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 40847
Open to all qualified persons.
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.
Correctional Officers maintain and supervise inmates in state Correctional facilities in a controlled humane environment. This position may be at a Maximum Security Prison.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
Minimum qualification is to list 2 years of your most recent full time or equivalent work history. Work history can be part time or full time work, military or college experience after high school graduation. Make sure the FTE column on the right side of the work history section totals 2 years or greater. Although 2 years is the minimum qualification, please list your most recent 10 years of work history and any additional correctional officer related experience. 1 month to 3 months after your application has been verified you will be invited to a Physical Fitness testing date. If you pass all events then you will stay the remainder of the day to complete additional pre-hire activities to include background documents, a psychological test, an interview and drug test. All correspondence will be done through the NVAPPS notification system and the email address that you list on your application. Make sure you have your email settings set to accept email from the internet domain of "doc.nv.gov". Many systems will send DOC email to a spam bin and that will keep you from receiving the invitations to test. Every person is hired as a Correctional Officer Trainee-No experience needed. In order to qualify as a Correctional Officer (CO): non trainee - Promote Day After Hire You must have one of the following: -Minimum Bachelors in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Criminology or Administration of Justice, or - AA + 6 months of experience as CO or - One year of experience as a CO in Correctional facility, or - 5 years as a Police officer.
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.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
High school graduation or equivalent education and two years of work experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
An Associate's Degree in corrections, criminal justice, or a closely related field may be substituted for six months of the required journey level experience.
As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must be available to work any post/shift assignment.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Applicants must be able to meet current Peace Officer Standard & Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.
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 Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint an applicant for employment if they have been convicted of a DUI/DWI within seven years of their written application; or convicted of 2 or more DUI/DWI within their lifetime.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint an applicant for employment if they have been terminated for cause (due to a conduct-related situation) from a department of local, state, or federal government.
The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint an applicant for employment if they have been discharged from military service other than honorably.
This position requires passing a strict annual physical examination in accordance with the provisions of the Heart/Lung Bills.
Must be a US citizen and 21 years of age at time of appointment.
The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint a person to a law enforcement position if they have been convicted of a felony in this State or of any offense which would be a felony if committed in this state.
The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint a person to a law enforcement position if they have been convicted of any offense involving the illegal sale or manufacture of controlled substances.
The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint a person to a law enforcement position if they have been convicted of domestic violence.
The Nevada Department of Corrections will not appoint a person to a law enforcement position if they have used any illegal controlled substance within one year of the date of application including prescription drugs not prescribed to them.
As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must be willing to work overtime on short notice, as well as weekends and holidays.
As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must be willing to be recalled on short notice, as well as weekends and holidays.
As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must be willing to be placed on stand-by status if necessary.
As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must be willing to work variable schedules that may include 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts.
As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must pass all phases of orientation training.
As a condition of appointment and continuing employment, must possess a valid driver's license.
NOTE: As part of the selection process, the Nevada Department of Corrections will conduct:
1) POST physical fitness test which consists of a vertical jump of 15 inches, agility run in 20.4 seconds, 20 push-ups (not timed), a 300 meter run in one minute fourteen seconds, and a 1.5 mile run/walk in 17 minutes 37 seconds;
2) Extensive background investigation;
3) Drug test;
4) Medical physical examination;
5) Psychological examination; and
6) Correctional Officer structured interview.
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.
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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Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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