• Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Mar 08, 2024
Temporary Probation
  • Salary: $27.66 - $42.80 Hourly USD

Job Description


*This recruitment is limited to current retired employees who have a valid NV P.O.S.T. Category II or Category I certification only.*

Clark County Department of Juvenile Justice Services is recruiting for the position of Juvenile Probation Officer II Critical Labor Shortage (JPO-CLS).

Department of Juvenile Justice Services is a comprehensive public service agency that performs more than the traditional Juvenile Court functions of probation and detention. The department also provides intervention services, guidance and daily supervision for youth ages 18 and under who are involved in delinquency and truancy.

Position Information:
  • Retirees will be hired in a full-time Juvenile Probation Officer II classification
  • Assignment length: Critical Labor designation will expire November 7, 2025
  • Must successfully complete any required re-hire training within the timeframe determined by the department
Please note: The salary, term of employment, and other benefits related to those employees hired under a critical labor shortage are subject to finalization of an MOU between Clark County and JJPOA.

This is an open and continuous recruitment, scheduling dates will vary depending on when the application was received and reviewed by Human Resources.

Some positions may be used to fill term Limited-Permanent positions. The selected candidates will be hired for a special project or duties of a limited duration and be required to sign a term of employment letter specifying condition and exact dates of employment. The successful selected candidates will be eligible for benefits during the duration of employment.

Some positions may be used to fill permanent-intermittent positions. The selected candidates will work a regular schedule of more than 20 hours and less than 40 hours in a workweek. They will be paid at the approved hourly rate for actual hours worked. The successful selected candidates will be eligible for benefits on a prorated basis based on hours worked in a pay period.

Some positions may be used to fill job share positions. Job Share positions are for two (2) employees performing in permanent positions of the same classification who share one specific job. Time worked will be 21 hours per week. Job Share employees will be paid at their hourly rate for actual hours worked. Sick and vacation leave benefits will accrue on a prorated basis based on hours worked in a pay period.


Education and Experience: Juvenile Probation Officer II - Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Education or Special Education, Behavioral Science, Counseling, Early Childhood, Health Science, Child Development, Communication, Public or Business Administration or a closely related field plus two (2) years of full-time professional level experience in providing probation and casework/counseling services to juveniles. Professional level experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis. Must possess a valid Nevada P.O.S.T. Category II or higher certification at 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)(f).
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.

Minimum Age: Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at time of appointment.

Working Conditions: Work evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts. Work under potentially life-threatening emergency conditions. Work in violent, traumatic or highly charged emotional environments. Specified positions may be assigned to a remote work site at high elevation. May be subject to exposure to blood and air borne diseases.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess and maintain a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment. Must possess a valid P.O.S.T. level II certificate at time of application.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted. Must not have any qualifying offense that violates the standards required by NRS 62B.223 and/or NRS 62G.223.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician and a Tuberculosis (TB) Test performed by our examining physician.

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


  • Provides direct field supervision of juvenile offenders including home and school visits, weapons and contraband searches and drug testing.
  • Enforces adherence to court ordered conditions of probation.
  • Investigates and processes probation violations and makes recommendations regarding revocation of probation.
  • Arrests, detains and transports probationers who have violated court orders.
  • Counsels and advises probationers and their families regarding pertinent personal, social, educational, financial, vocational and health matters.
  • Compiles, investigates, verifies and presents reports on personal, social, educational, financial, vocational, health and/or prior criminal history of probationers.
  • Writes and presents reports to various courts, officials and agencies.
  • Develops and presents recommendations for case disposition or violation of probation.
  • Arrests youth as required and provides Miranda warnings.
  • Performs a variety of booking and intake duties and makes determinations about formally processing cases through the court system and about requiring secured detention prior to a court hearing.
  • Plans, directs and supervises a group of juvenile detainees in a locked facility on an assigned shift.
  • Maintains sight and sound supervision of groups at all times and monitors family visits.
  • Performs a variety of supervision, security and treatment duties for juvenile offenders detained in a youth camp; supervises daily living, social, educational, recreational and treatment activities.
  • Performs varied supervisory, security and treatment duties for offenders assigned to intensive probation programs.
  • Conducts home assessments, interviews and advises parents, develops and implements a treatment plan for juvenile offenders.
  • Teaches and models social skills and applies behavior modification techniques.
  • Plans and supervises various programs, such as physical education, work experiences and recreational activities.
  • Identifies and develops community resources and support programs.
  • Maintains communication and liaison with law enforcement, court, social service and community resource personnel and agencies.
  • Maintains a variety of records and case files; writes reports, statements, legal documents, correspondence and other written materials.
  • 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 assist in the training of new employees and volunteers and direct the work of a shift in the absence of a supervisor.
  • Uses a variety of standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work.
  • Drives a personal or County motor vehicle to transport juveniles, make home visits, etc.


Mobility to work in a typical court, detention or public safety setting, including stamina to stand and/or walk for an extended period of time, and strength to restrain, arrest and/or eject individuals; drive a motor vehicle in order to attend meetings or visit client homes; vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone; physical and psychological characteristics to meet and maintain P.O.S.T. guidelines. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Come Make a Difference and Join the Clark County Family where we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
  • Flexible Schedules including 4/10 options
  • More Money in Your Pocket
    • 100% Employer Paid Defined Benefit Retirement
    • No Social Security Deduction
    • No State Income Taxes
Two Employer Sponsored Health Plans Offered - Choice of PPO or EPO (hybrid of HMO)
  • Medical - Employer pays 90% of premium
    • Pharmacy Benefits (30, 90-day retail or mail order fills)
    • 24/7 Telephone Advice Nurse - no employee cost
    • Teledoc, Doctoroo, and Dispatch Health
Retiree insurance - eligible after 5 years of service Dental Vision Life Insurance - Employer Paid AD&D - Employer Paid Long Term Disability - Employer Paid Generous Leave Accruals that include:
  • 13Paid Holidays includinga Floating Birthday Holiday
  • Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
Other leave options
  • Catastrophic Leave
  • Parental Leave - Up to 90 days
Wide Variety of Voluntary Benefits that include
  • Guardian - Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, and Short-Term Disability Insurance.
  • Trustmark - Permanent Life Insurance benefits and long-term care.
  • Sunlife Financial - Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance
  • TASC - Flexible Spending Account - FSA & Dependent Day Care Debit Card Available
  • Morgan Stanley - Deferred Compensation Plan
Employee Assistance Program Onsite Fitness Center - $12/month*Benefits vary and are subject to change depending on assignment, hiring organization and bargaining unit.

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