State of Nevada CORRECTIONAL CLASSIFICATION & PLANNING SPECIALIST in Nevada
CORRECTIONAL CLASSIFICATION & PLANNING SPECIALIST
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 42
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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.
Department: Corrections (http://www.doc.nv.gov/)
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 41628
Open to all qualified persons.
for another 5 Days 16 Hrs 4 Mins
Under general direction of the Division Administrator, Offender Management, supervise the Research and
Planning Programs, the classification system, and the automated inmate information system.
The incumbent develops population projections for use in fiscal and construction planning; analyzes the legal and correctional characteristics of offenders who are in prison, those who are coming in, and those who have departed prison, to generate a projection model; and review and provide decisions for the Central Monitoring System in regard to exceptional case factors affecting the safety and welfare of inmates and security of the institution.
The incumbent will review criminal history of offenders using FBI rap sheets and other available historical resources to ensure compliance with statutory limitations on the assignment of reduced custody levels; review individual classification actions to include compliance with classification law and policy; document inmate classification decision in central files and the classification database; audit and review classification practices; ensure inmates are properly classified; and review and analyze population trends and demographic factors in the change of the intake population. 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 AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
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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 in corrections, criminal justice, law enforcement, or closely related field and four years of experience in the area of classification/casework services one year of which must have been working in a supervisory and administrative capacity; OR one year of experience as a Correctional Casework Specialist III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education as described above.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
CORRECTIONAL CLASS/PLNG SPEC (12.554) Training and Experience Exam
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.
Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Detail your placement experience including dates of employment at each facility where this experience was obtained.
2) Describe your experience in department-level classification. Please include employment dates for each facility where experience was obtained.
3) Please describe your training and/or experience in establishing performance indicators.
4) Describe your working knowledge of statistical methods.
5) Describe your experience in budgeting.
6) Describe your experience with staff training and development.
7) Describe your training and experience in automated inmate information systems.
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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