• State of Nevada
  • Tonopah, Nevada
  • Dec 21, 2020
  • Salary: $45,143 - $66,628 per yr USD

Job Description

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. This announcement is for Tonopah, Nevada only. You will need to apply to the other Correctional Officer Trainee announcements if you are not interested in working and living in Tonopah, Nevada. Tonopah is located 211 miles North of Las Vegas. Minimum qualification is to list 2 years of your most recent full time equivalent work history. Work history can be part time or full time work, military or college experience after high school graduation. Please list the most recent 10 years of work history and any additional correctional officer related experience. 1 week to 2 months 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 test. You will be contacted as your application reaches the top of the waiting lists. 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 "". Many systems will send 'doc' email to a spam bin and that will keep you from receiving the 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.
Closing Date/Time:

Additional Information

Announcement Number: 40124
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 05/05/2020
Phone: (702)486-9917
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.

Job Address

Tonopah, Nevada United States View Map