• Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Nov 30, 2020
Full Time Legal Services
  • Salary: $22.64 - $35.06 Hourly USD

Job Description


Las Vegas Justice Court Bailiffs perform law enforcement duties in the Clark County Regional Justice Center (Administration Division or Judicial Division)located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This position provides an excellent opportunity for law enforcement professionals to let previous career experiences enhance earnings and/or continue a career of service.Primary responsibilities involve protecting and performing ancillary duties to support court and related criminal justice system staff.Maintains security, safety, and decorum in an assigned court and associated public facilities while the court is in session and during public access hours.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

This is an NRS 245 Exempt position and any rules or procedures governing the competitive process do not apply.This position will be appointed.
Some positions may be Non-Union positions and are excluded from membership in the union.


Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school. Must possess a valid Nevada State P.O.S.T. Category II (or higher) certification or be accepted into an accredited P.O.S.T. Category II (or higher) law enforcement academy at the time of application. Must be capable of passing P.O.S.T. pre-agility Fitness Standards as defined by N.A.C. 289.300 1. (b)(1). Additional experience in dealing with the public is desirable.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions: Wear a uniform as specified. Carry a firearm, chemical agent and meet and maintain applicable certifications.

Licensing and Certification: Specified positions may require possession of a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License. Must possess a valid Nevada P.O.S.T Category II (or higher) certification or be accepted into an accredited P.O.S.T. Category II (or higher) law enforcement academy at the time of application. Must be capable of passing P.O.S.T. pre-agility Fitness Standards as defined by N.A.C. 289.300 1. (b)(1). Weapons qualification is required for duty weapons. Failure to satisfactorily complete required training shall be proper cause for termination.

Applications submitted without a copy of the candidate's required certification(s) are incomplete and will not be considered.Certificates may be attached to the application, faxed to (702) 380-9838. The candidate'sname, recruitment title, and exam number must be clearly written on the certificates.In addition, appointed Las Vegas Justice Court judicial bailiffs must complete a valid Nevada P.O.S.T. Category I training program within eighteen (18) months from the date of appointment.

Applicants with P.O.S.T. certifications outside the state of Nevada must provide documentation at the time of application proving their certification meets Nevada P.O.S.T. Category II standards.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation that meets all requirements of Nevada Administrative Code 289.110. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.


Monitors scanning equipment, books, prisoners at the bailiff station, security gate or in court as directed by the court. Maintains procedures to protect the safety of the judge and the court's property; protects all court personnel, attorneys, and visitors in the courts; maintains the security of the jury during all phases of the trial. Calls court to order and maintains appropriate decorum in court whenever court is in session. Ensures potential witnesses are separated from jurors prior to and throughout trial. Takes emergency action and/or notifies emergency personnel as the situation warrants; may administer basic first aid or CPR if required. Transports detainees and assists transportation officers in moving detainees to and from the courtroom, holding cells and vehicles. Acts as liaison between the judge, attorneys, courtroom staff and the public in order to ensure the orderly conduct of court business. Opens and locks secured areas and facilities; sets up courtroom for operation. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. May execute warrants of arrest as assigned by the court. May perform general office support work, deliver or pick-up documents and other materials and assist the judge in other ways as instructed. May operate video recording equipment in the courtroom.


Mobility to work in a typical office or court setting and use standard office equipment, strength to lift materials weighing up to 50 pounds, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Strength to effectively subdue and/or remove persons in difficult or emergency situations. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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