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State of Nevada CORRECTIONS COUNSELOR III in Nevada

CORRECTIONS COUNSELOR III

APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY - $69,008.40 to $103,335.12 PAY GRADE: 39

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.

JOB INFORMATION

Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.

Department: Corrections (http://www.doc.nv.gov/)

Division: Rural

Location: Lovelock

Job Class Code: 10.132

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

Announcement Number: 44120

Open to all Qualified Persons. Preference will be given in the order listed.

Posted 09/13/2023

Recruiter:

MARJALISA ROBERTS

Phone: (775)977-5268

Email: mbroberts@doc.nv.gov

Applications accepted 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.

The Position

Corrections Counselors within in the Nevada Department of Corrections provide mental health services to offenders in a correctional setting including interviews, behavioral planning and implementation, consultation, psycho-educational classes, research, and training.

Corrections Counselor IIIs are assigned complex caseloads and provide care for the most severely mentally ill, developmentally, or learning-disabled offenders and provide for psycho-educational programs and groups.

The Nevada Department of Corrections has a vacancy for a Corrections Counselor III at Lovelock Correctional Center, in Lovelock, Nevada. The incumbent will provide support services to male inmates in a correctional setting including assessments and psychoeducational classes. The mental health professional will provide case management and behavioral/human services to persons with mental illness. They will also provide crisis intervention and de-escalation of crisis situations with the inmates.- Corrections Counselor III's are assigned complex caseloads and treat the most severely mentally ill, developmentally or learning-disabled inmates in a correctional setting. This position is located at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada. Incumbents must be willing to work in this rural area, located 90 miles north of Reno, Nevada. 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 WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0/

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Master's degree from an accredited college or university in clinical psychology, psychology, counseling, education, social work, or closely related field and three years of post-Master's degree experience providing therapy, psychological testing and programmatic services in a correctional, rehabilitative, clinic or institutional setting; OR a Doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in clinical psychology, counseling psychology, educational psychology, social work, or closely related field which included a one-year internship in an applied program and one year of professional experience providing therapy, psychological testing and programmatic services in a correctional, rehabilitative, clinic or institutional setting; OR a Doctoral degree (Psy.D.) in clinical psychology from an accredited school of professional psychology, a one-year internship in an applied program, and one year of experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Corrections Counselor II in Nevada State service.

Special Notes

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Special Requirements

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting. 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 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.

INFORMATIONAL LINKS

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 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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