PARK POLICE OFFICER III

CLARK COUNTY, NV
Published
February 8, 2020
Location
Las Vegas, NV
Job Type
 

Description

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Clark County Park Police (Division of Administrative Services Department) is seeking qualified candidates to fill vacancies for Park Police Officer III. The position requires a Nevada State Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Category I Certification at time of application.This position will provide supervision to Park Police Officers andstaff assigned to the Division, assistin the planning, organizing, administering, shift assignments, reviewing and evaluating the workand makingrecommendations regarding selection of staff.Patrols County parks and other County facilities, assists the public, makes arrests, controls crime, prevents or detects violations of law, and enforces state and local laws. Performs administrative, technical and specialized assignments.Serves as the overall Chief of the Park Police Division at all times.

This recruitment is limited to the first 250 applications received, and will close without notice, regardless if the closing date has been reached, when that number is received.

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.

NOTE: This position is a Confidential position and is excluded from membership in the Union.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school AND six (6) years of full-time experience in law enforcement, which includes three (3) years of full-time law enforcement supervisory experience.

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:Must carry a firearm and meet and maintain applicable certification. Must work for extended periods of time outdoors and in potentially life-threatening situations.

Licensing and Certification:Must possess and maintain a valid Nevada Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Category I certification at the time of application. Must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment.Must possess and maintain a valid Nevada P.O.S.T. Supervisors Certificate within one (1) year.

PLEASE NOTE: Nevada Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Certification:
A valid copy of a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Category I certification is required at time of application.Applications submitted without valid P.O.S.T. Category I certification will be considered as an Incomplete Application.Certificates may also be emailed to Rose.Tucker@clarkcountynv.gov. The Candidate'sname, Recruitment title, and Exam /Job Number must be clearly written on the certificates.

In addition to the minimum requirements, per Nevada P.O.S.T. Requirements (NAC.289.110), no person may be appointed to perform the duties of a peace officer unless he or she:

  1. Is a citizen of the United States
  2. Is at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment

For the full listing of NAC 289.110 minimum requirements, please
visit: www.leg.state.nv.us/NAC/NAC-289.html

Background Investigation:Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. This background investigation may include a psychological and polygraph evaluation. Periodic 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.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Provides supervision to Park Police officers and office clerical staff assigned to the Division; assists the Chief Administrative Officer or designee in planning, organizing, administering, shift assignments, reviewing and evaluating the work of Park Police and support staff; makes recommendations regarding selection of staff; provides safety and other training to staff, ensuring that annual training requirements for Park Police officers are met; assists the Chief Administrative Officer or designee in development and implementation of various programs, strategic plans, division goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the unit; assists in preparation and administration of the unit's budget; provides administrative support to the Chief Administrative Officer or designee by handling and resolving various problems, complaints and inquiries from the public, including conducting necessary research, answering correspondence, preparation of reports, and performing other administrative tasks; conducts investigation and research into internal affairs issues; provides factual information to the Chief Administrative Officer or designee; reviews divisional crime reports and initial complaints for accuracy and completeness; prepares work schedules, assuring adequate coverage; makes recommendations to the Chief Administrative Officer or designee for overtime when necessary; reviews and makes recommendations for approval/denial of employee leave requests; coordinates and directs various law enforcement and related community programs and activities; assists in directing the enforcement of and enforces laws, issues citations, issues verbal warnings, makes arrests and transports offenders when necessary; oversees the conduct of and conducts various legal, special and background investigations; reviews findings and writes formal reports; performs analytical studies; develops reports of findings, alternatives and recommendations; oversees the maintenance of accurate records and files; oversees specialized functions such as property/evidence maintenance and inventory of equipment; serves as the P.O.S.T. Liaison for the Division; represents the Park Police Division at a variety of meetings and functions; conducts research and prepares detailed reports and documents for the Chief Administrative Officer or designee and Senior Management; prepares correspondence, memoranda and directives for the Chief Administrative Officer or designee; reviews, revises, drafts and comments on a variety of projects, proposals, policies and procedures; monitors and interprets changes in laws and ordinances related to park police and law enforcement activities; recommends procedural modifications to ensure that activities reflect current law enforcement requirements; provides information and appropriate assistance concerning department programs and park facilities; explains and interprets County parks and recreation rules and regulations, County ordinances, state statutes, etc.; lectures to school and community groups on park programs; patrols parks and other County facilities for the purpose of assisting the public, making arrests or issuing citations for major violations on foot and by vehicle, controlling crime, preventing or detecting violations of law, and enforcing state and local laws; performs investigative duties regarding park complaints and incidents; assists other law enforcement agencies when necessary; provides crowd and traffic control coverage at special events and assigned recreation activities; assists and provides appropriate first aid and CPR; writes detailed reports on all accidents, arrest reports, other necessary reports; testifies in court when necessary; transports and books arrested persons; responds to emergencies at park locations; drives a County vehicle to transport persons, travel to various park locations, respond to emergency situations and conduct law enforcement duties; uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; performs other similar and related duties as assigned by the Chief Administrative Officer or designee.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Mobility to work in a public safety setting, including traverse difficult terrain, stamina to stand, walk and/or run for an extended period of time, and strength to physically restrain, and/or eject individuals; occasionally lift and carry up to 100 pounds;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. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Closing Date/Time: 2/21/2020 5:01 PM Pacific

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