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Correctional Officer

Company: National Testing Network
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Job Description:

LAS VEGAS, CITY OF 495 S. MAIN STREET, 1ST FLOOR LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 89101 Updated: April 12, 2016 Job Classification: Corrections Officer The City of Las Vegas is accepting applications for Corrections Officer. The department is creating an eligible list for a January 2017 Academy. Candidate Contact: Ron Prewitt Senior Human Resources Analyst (Public Safety) Salary Information: $22.66 hourly Benefit Information: See job posting on City of Las Vegas website. Department Overview: The City of Las Vegas Department of Detention and Enforcement has an established 32 year history of providing exceptional law enforcement services to residents, businesses and visitors in our community. Officers assigned to the City of Las Vegas Detention Center are responsible for the care, custody and control of 1,050 male and female misdemeanor offenders who are charged with crimes within City of Las Vegas boundaries. Department Hiring Standards: The City of Las Vegas Department of Detention and Enforcement adheres to strict hiring standards when evaluating potential candidates for employment. We are dedicated to hiring only the most qualified individuals through a strong commitment to our core values and mission statement. Area Information: The City of Las Vegas is a world-class, vibrant, affordable, economically and ethnically diverse, progressive city where citizens feel safe, enjoy their neighborhoods and access their city government. Residents, visitors and the business community are provided with the highest quality municipal services in an efficient, courteous manner enhancing the quality of life through planning and visionary leadership. The City delivers a full range of services including police and fire protection; the construction and maintenance of highways, streets and other infrastructure; and recreational activities and cultural events. Las Vegas is a progressive community with a strong financial base and one of the lowest cost-of-living and tax environments in the United States while supporting a major retirement community and growing business and industrial base. Population: Approximately 2,027,868 Job Requirements Age: 21 years of age at date of application US Citizen: Must be a United States citizen at date of application High School Grad/GED: Yes on date of application Valid NEVADA State Driver's License: Valid drivers license from any state on date of application (must obtain Nevada drivers license within 30 days of residency). Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes Prior Experience: One year of work experience on date of application (preferably in the field of corrections or law enforcement, but not necessary). Academy POST Certification: Within six months of the date of appointment, must possess Nevada P.O.S.T. category III basic certification based on current academy curriculum. Certification must be maintained thereafter. (Please note: P.O.S.T. certification requires qualifying with a firearm at least twice each year.) Background: The City of Las Vegas will be performing extensive background checks on each applicant. Conviction of a crime requiring registration under NRS 207.090 or 207.153 (No Felony Convictions) or NRS 207.152 (Sex Offense) is disqualifying. Conviction of a Gross Misdemeanor and/or two or more misdemeanors, other than traffic offenses, within the last five years is disqualifying. For any position which may be required to carry a firearm, conviction of domestic violence or domestic assault is disqualifying. Other conviction records will be evaluated on an individual basis. In order to be considered for the position you must complete a City of Las Vegas employment application at City of Las Vegas Employment website along with taking the REACT test through National Testing Network before May 28, 2016. Applicants who meet the job requirements and score 70% or higher on the REACT exam will be invited to a physical agility test. Applications will be accepted until May 23, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. (PST). You will find more information about our recruitment process by visiting City of Las Vegas Employment page on their website. To sign up for pre-employment testing (REACT), go to National Testing Network's website and click on Find Jobs and then Corrections Jobs. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3992. For updates and new job announcements, Like National Testing Network on Facebook.

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