Nevada County, CA
Nevada County, CA California United States
2 weeks ago
Correctional Officer II
$60,126.00 - $73,401.48 Annually
Nevada City, CA
5/30/2023 11:00 PM Pacific
Definition and Class Characteristics
• * * UP TO $5,000 HIRING BONUS * * *
CORRECTIONAL OFFICER II
PHYSICAL AG ILITY AND INTERVIEWS :Tuesday, June 27, 2023
ADVANCED NOTICE OF TESTING AND INTERVIEW DATES ALLOW OUR CANDIDATES THE OPPORTUNITY TO ADJUST SCHEDULES FOR PARTICIPATION IN OUR EXAMINATION PROCESS.
IF YOU APPLY NOW, PLEASE PLAN TO BE AVAILABLE ON THE TESTING AND INTERVIEW DATES POSTED ABOVE. IF YOU ARE NOT AVAILABLE ON THOSE DATES PLEASE PLAN TO APPLY IN A FUTURE RECRUITMENT PERIOD.
We are looking for the right person to join our team of highly motivated Correctional Officers at the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility. As a Correctional Officer you are an important part of the Sheriff's Office and have the critical responsibility of providing a safe and secure environment at a wide variety of locations and facilities associated with the operations of the jail and courts. The law enforcement field is exciting, and provides opportunities for growth and promotion.
If you are interested in a career in law enforcement and are motivated to join our team after learning about us and what we do to make a difference in our community, apply to be a part of our team. We want to meet you!
Recruitment incentives between $1,000.00 and $5,000.00 paid over a 1-year period (either new or lateral hires). The recruitment incentive is paid in two parts, half upon hire and the remainder paid upon completion of a 12-month probation period.
Relocation Incentives, Referral Bonuses, Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Repayments are also available to qualified candidates!
This is a full-time position and the County of Nevada offers an extensive benefit package including, but not limited to, CalPERS retirement, medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts (FSA).
The Correctional Officer II position is crafted for individuals who have supplemental education from an accredited college or university, have training in peace officer and Correctional Officer standards and practices; and one year of experience at a level equivalent to the Correctional Officer I classification in Nevada County.
Duties performed by our Correctional Officers may include
• Receives arrestees at the jail; resolves the need for restraints and applies handcuffs, martin chain or leg irons as appropriate
• Escorts and books arrestees; conducts warrant checks, acquires fingerprints and searches personal property
• Moves inmates within the facility to various locations and transports inmates to outside facilities such as hospitals, court sessions, other jails, prisons, etc.
• Supervises pods, inspects cells, counts inmates, and searches cells and inmates for contraband and weapons and maintains security of the facility
• Responds to and deals with inmates exhibiting violent, irrational behaviors in an effective manner
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Read the full job description (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mynevadacounty/classspecs/1071973?keywords=Correctional%20Officer%20II&pagetype=classSpecifications) for more information.
Education and Experience Required
Must be at least 18 years of age.
High school diploma or GED. Completion of additional coursework from an accredited college or university in law enforcement or a related field, and previous paid or volunteer experience in a law enforcement support setting is desirable.
Level II (in Addition To The Above)
Supplemental education from an accredited college or university, and training in peace officer and correctional officer standards and practices; and one year of experience at a level equivalent to the Correctional Officer I classification in Nevada County.
Licenses and Certificates
Level I\II:Possession of a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire.
Level I: Compliance with all relevant pre and post-employment training requirements of Penal Code sections 830 through 832 and section 6035, including firearms and arrest and seizure certification, and State Board of Corrections mandated core training, within 12 months of employment. Must qualify and pass firearms range training on a quarterly basis, to carry a semi-automatic handgun.
Level II(in addition to the above):Compliance with all relevant pre and post-employment training requirements of Penal Code sections 830 through 832 and section 6035, including firearms and arrest and seizure certification, and State Board of Corrections mandated core training, prior to employment.
The Benefits Guide (https://www.nevadacountyca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/47965/2023-County-of-Nevada-Employee-Benefits-Guide) is a comprehensive document for employees of the County of Nevada. Information contained in this summary of benefits is not a binding document. Refer to specific unit summaries and agreements (MOUs) (https://nevadacountyca.gov/475/Memoranda-of-Understanding-MOUs) for additional benefit information for each employee group.
The County sponsored plan for 2023 is the PERS Gold PPO, but you can also choose plans from providers such as Anthem, Blue Shield, and PORAC (if you are a member) to suit your needs.
2023 Health Insurance Plans
• Anthem Select HMO
• Anthem Traditional HMO
• Blue Shield CalPERS Access+ HMO
• PERS Gold PPO (County sponsored plan)
• PERS Platinum PPO
• PORAC (Available to PORAC members only)
Flexible Spending Accounts
The County offers employees the option to contribute to a pre-tax medical FSA and dependent Care FSA.
Voya and Colonial is the County's life insurance provider. We offer the following products through Voya and Colonial:
• Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment
• Basic Term Life
• Optional Accidental Death and Dismemberment plans
• Optional Dependent Term Life
• Optional Term Life
Dental & Vision Insurance
Nevada County employees can opt to receive dental and vision insurance without opting for health insurance coverage as well. This will give employees more flexibility to match their choice of insurance plans to their specific needs. Delta Dental is the dental provider offered through Nevada County and VSP Vision Care is our vision care provider.
The County is a member of the CalPERS retirement system and provides the opportunity for voluntary contributions to a 457 deferred compensation account through Nationwide by way of pre-tax and Roth payroll deductions.
CalPERS Miscellaneous Tiers
Tier 1 (Classic-former employee originally hired on or before 12/13/12 and are returning to Nevada County) 2.7% @ 55
Tier 2 (Hired by a CalPERS employer between 12/14/12-12/31/12 and coming to Nevada County with less than 6 months between separation from former CalPERS employer and hire date with Nevada County) 2%@60
Tier 3 (Hired by first CalPERS employer on or after 1/1/13 or having a break in service of more than six months between another CalPERS employer and Nevada County) 2%@62
CalPERS Safety Tiers
Tier 1 (Classic-former employees originally hired on or before 12/13/12 and are returning to Nevada County) 3% @ 50.
Tier 2 (Hired by a CalPERS employer between 7/2411-12/31/12 and coming to Nevada County with less than 6-months between separation from former CalPERS employer and hire date with Nevada County) 3% @ 55.
Tier 3 (Hired by any CalPERS employer on or after 1/1/13) 2.7% @ 57.
We encourage you to visit the CalPERS home page,www.calpers.ca.gov, to search related information about the retirement plans noted here so that you fully understand what your retirement formula means to you.
NEVADA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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Nevada County Human Resources Department
950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City, CA 95959 (530) 265-7010 option 2
Which of the following best describes your level of education?
• High School Diploma or GED
• Some College
• Associates Degree
• Bachelor's Degree
• Master's Degree
• Did not graduate High School or GED
Please describe your supplemental coursework from an accredited college or university.
Which of the following best describes your experience equivalent to a Correctional Officer I classification in Nevada County.
• Less than one year
• 1 year to less than 2 years
• 2 years to less than 3 years
• 3 years to less than 4 years
• 4 years to less than 5 years
• 5 years or more
Have you attached your Adult Corrections Officer Core Training as issued by the State and Community Corrections Board. Failure to attach this may disqualify from further consideration.
• I did not participate or complete the required training
• I have completed the required Adult Corrections Officer Core training
Have you attached copies of your required training certificates (PC830-832 and section 6035, including firearms and arrest and seizure)? Failure to attach these may disqualify you from further consideration.
• Yes, I have attached these required documents
• No, I don't have one
County of Nevada
950 Maidu Avenue
Nevada City, California, 95959
530 265 7010
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