Legislative Police Officer

  • State of Nevada
  • , Nevada
  • Oct 01, 2020
Full Time Public Safety

Job Description

Announcement Number: 1665074386

NEVADA LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL BUREAU
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISION
LAS VEGAS LEGISLATIVE POLICE OFFICER

POSITION: LV Legislative Police Officer, Temporary Employment, Las Vegas, NV
Contact: Ken Kruse, Human Resources/Accounting, 775.684.6966

SALARY AND Benefits:
Grade 39-1, ($29.22 per hour at the Employee/Employer Retirement Rate); Benefits include:
Paid holidays, annual leave, sick leave, insurance; after the appropriate waiting periods. An
explanation of the retirement options and information regarding state retirement benefits may be
accessed at http://nvpers.org/.

A description of the current health and dental benefits provided to all state employees is
available at https://pebp.state.nv.us/plans/plan-documents/. Other optional benefits are also
available, including a deferred compensation program.

The Legislative Police is recruiting to fill one or more interim positions during the 2020 interim
and may use this same recruitment to fill officer positions before the start of the 2021 Legislative
Session.

SUMMARY:
The successful applicant will perform a variety of law enforcement functions, which include
patrol, investigations, dignitary protection and transportation, communications, surveillance and
security, access control systems, and public meetings while providing a high level of customer
service. The work includes but is not limited to: professional performance and knowledge of law
enforcement skills, high expectations for confidentiality, honesty, reliability, and other duties as
assigned.

This job description provides a list of the range of duties performed by employees who hold this
position. It does not list all of the duties of the job. To meet the needs of the Administrative
Division, an employee in this position may be asked by supervisors to perform other duties in
addition to or in lieu of those set forth herein. An employee in this position will be evaluated in
part based upon the performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The Administrative
Division has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a
contract for employment.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Work cooperatively with local law enforcement agencies in accordance with inter-local
agreements.
• Perform police officer duties as required to meet protection and security responsibilities.
Patrol all Legislative Counsel Bureau facilities, enforcing LCB regulations and State and
city laws and regulations.
• Assist on dangerous calls and respond to calls of a serious nature.
• Work cooperatively within the Police Unit and across other Units and Divisions within the
Legislative Counsel Bureau.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
• An Applicant must be currently certified as a Nevada Category I or II peace officer (either
active or inactive). Those with an expired Nevada POST certificate will not qualify for this
position or;
• The Applicant is a full time peace officer or has been a full time peace officer within a
state meeting Nevada POST reciprocity and possesses that states' Basic POST
certificate equivalent to Nevada Category I Basic POST Certificate. The out of state
basic certificate must be in good standing, with no suspensions or revocation. Said
employment with the out of state law enforcement agency must have been within 60
months of the hire date with LCB. A list of reciprocity states may be found at
www.post.nv.gov.

Pursuant to NAC 289.110 no person may be appointed to perform the duties of a peace officer
unless he or she:
• Has undergone a complete and documented investigation of his or her background
which verifies that the person has good moral character and meets the minimum
standards established by the Nevada P.O.S.T. Commission;
• Has undergone a medical examination performed by a licensed physician who confirms
in writing that no physical condition exists which would adversely affect his or her
performance of the duties of a peace officer. The employing agency shall inform the
examining physician of the specific functions required by the position to be filled;
• Passed the Agencies Physical Performance test; and
• A person may not be appointed to perform the duties of a peace officer if he or she has:
 Been convicted of a felony in this State or of any offense which would be a felony if
committed in this State;
 Been convicted of an offense involving moral turpitude or the unlawful use, sale or
possession of a controlled substance; or
 A documented history of physical violence.

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:
• Ensure high levels of customer service and maintain effective productive working
relationships. Use sound judgment and model integrity and honesty.
• Communicate effectively in writing and orally. Prepare clear and concise reports, and
work with legislators, staff and the public.
• Understand the consequences and potential problems inherent in a legislative
environment. Work effectively with other internal units and divisions, external agencies
and the public.
• Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions and address problems
related to job duties. Foster and maintain confidentiality, integrity, honesty, respect and
efficiency.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft applications

WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
• Overtime as required during meetings, special events and various peak times during
session.
• Long periods of standing at isolated posts or sitting in an office environment.
• Possibility of shift work.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Valid Nevada driver's license with a satisfactory driving record.
• Category I or II P.O.S.T certification.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
The Legislative Counsel Bureau (LCB) is the central non-partisan staff agency serving the
Nevada Legislature. The LCB invites interested applicants to fully familiarize themselves with
the above outlined duties, abilities, and job functions. Applicants are subject to a background
check.

All applicants must submit a Legislative Police Employment Application, proof of P.O.S.T.
certification and are encouraged to submit a cover letter with a current résumé, including
references. The LCB application can be found at:
http://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/CareerOpenings/A/.

Applications will be accepted until the position(s) is filled. All applications will be accepted on a
first-come, first-served basis. Hiring may occur at any time during the recruitment process.
Email may be used to transmit your application, letter and résumé. Please utilize a Word or
PDF format and send to kkruse@lcb.state.nv.us. Applications may be dropped off in person to
Room 1140 of the Nevada Legislature or mailed to:

Legislative Counsel Bureau
Attn: Ken Kruse, Human Resources/Accounting
401 S. Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701-4747

NOTE: The Legislative Counsel Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, age, political affiliation or disability.

(Revised 8/5/20)
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