Wildlife Area Technician 1

State of Nevada
Full time Full day
Genoa, NV

The Position


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.


THESE POSITIONS ARE LOCATED IN CARSON CITY, NEVADA. We are 430 miles north of Las Vegas. If you are interested in a Las Vegas position, please apply to their specific job announcements. 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 sections 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 to 2 weeks after your application has been reviewed 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 screening. 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 you from receiving invitations to test. 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.


To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-13_0/



To Qualify:


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. Special Requirements 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. Pass 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.

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