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Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Department: NV Dept of Veterans Services
Division: NV Dept of Veterans Services
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 36688
Open to all qualified persons.
for another 13 Days 17 Hrs 22 Mins
Personnel Officer's plan, organize and administer personnel services such as employee relations, selection, training and payroll in an assigned agency.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
The Nevada Department of Veterans Services is recruiting for a Personnel Officer 1 position located in Reno, Nevada. This position will oversee the personnel management functions for the Department. Duties include supervision of personnel and payroll staff; personnel and organizational structure strategic planning; employee relations to include Work Performance Standards, Essential Functions, employee performance management; investigate complaints; coordinate the disciplinary process; oversee and administer the department payroll and timesheet function; develop and review classifications and perform compensation functions; research and implement recruitment and retention strategies; oversee and administer recruitments under the department delegation agreement; coordinate general recruitment processes; oversee pre and post-employment background check processes; complete required reports; develop departmental policies and procedures; serve as the training administrator; serve as co-chair for the Agency Safety Program; and act as the agency personnel liaison with other state and federal agencies. Travel several times per year is required. *** 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)
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university in personnel management, business administration, public administration or related area and three years of progressively responsible professional personnel management experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
If there are five or fewer qualified applicants, the exam will consist of an application evaluation. (This statement does not apply for Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied (URS) announcements).
PERSONNEL OFFICER 1 (07.522) 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) Describe your experience, including the number of years, in supervision of professional staff.
2) Describe your experience, including the number of years, in employee and labor relations in the following: 1) interpretation and application of laws and regulations such as NRS 281 and 284, FLSA, FMLA, ADA and EEO, 2) responding to employee grievance issues through negotiation with employees, employer representatives and agency management, 3) providing consultation to agency supervisory and top management staff, 4) respond and justify employment actions before various hearing bodies ( e.g. Personnel Commission, EMC, Hearing Officers, NERC, etc).
3) Describe your experience in planning for recruitment and retention.
4) Describe your experience in the development and communication of personnel policies and procedures.
5) Describe your experience supervising payroll operations.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) How did you hear about this position?
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