NYE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
1520 E. BASIN AVENUE
PAHRUMP, NEVADA 89060
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Updated: March 18, 2019
Job Classification: Deputy Sheriff (Detention & Patrol)
The Nye County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking to fill several entry level and lateral deputy positions in Tonopah, Beatty and Pahrump. Both Patrol and Detention positions are available.
Salary Information: After field training the range of salary based on experience, certifications, and education $2,890/month - $5,012/month with incentives.
EDUCATIONAssociate’s 2% of base hourly payBachelor’s 4% of base hourly payPeace Officer CertificationIntermediate 2% of base hourly payAdvanced 2% of base hourly paySupervisor 2% of base hourly paySpecializationIncentive paid when assigned:Bilingual 4% of base hourly payTraining Officer 4% of base hourly payInstructor 4% of base hourly payMotors 4% of base hourly payS.W.A.T 4% of base hourly payMounted 4% of base hourly payHonor Guard 4% of base hourly payShift Differential$2 per hour from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.LongevityAfter 8 years you receive an additional 4% of base pay, and 1/2% for each year after until 10%Sick Leave BonusEmployees who don’t use any sick leave get an annual payment of 35 hours of payEmployees who use less than 40 hours of sick leave get an annual payment of 23 hours of pay
Candidate Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: The Nye County Sheriff’s Office mission statement is: The men and women of the Nye County Sheriff’s Office are dedicated to the protection of life, the protection and preservation of the State of Nevada and United States of America constitutional rights of all residents and visitors in Nye County. We are charged with maintaining order and enforcing the laws of the State of Nevada and the ordinances of Nye County and are responsible for the professional care and custody of those confined within our Detention Centers, the security of our courts, and the prompt investigation of crime. We strive to provide exceptional law enforcement services free from prejudice, bias or favor, with leadership, honesty, integrity, and respect diversity. is to encourage and engage the community to work as one in order to provide a safe, secure, and enjoyable community. This is accomplished by protecting lives and property; maintaining social order by enforcing federal, state, and local laws; working in a collaborative effort with the community to identify problems and disorder; and involving the community in the search for solutions.
Nye County Sheriff’s Office provides vast training opportunities and fast promotional advancement.
OPPORTUNITIES IN*Front Window Deputy*Patrol/Detention*Motorcycle*Canine*Mounted Patrol*Traffic*School Resource officer*Investigations*Street Crimes Unit*Narcotics*Undercover operations*S.W.A.T
Area Information: Nye County is a county located in the U.S. state of Nevada. Its county seat is Tonopah. At 18,159 square miles, Nye County is the largest county by area in the state of Nevada and the third-largest county in the contiguous United States.
Nye County comprises the Pahrump, NV Micropolitan Statistical Area
The county features several environmentally sensitive areas, including Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, the White River Valley, several Great Basin sky islands and a portion of Death Valley National Park. Visitors to Death Valley often stay at Beatty or Amargosa Valley.
Nye County is one of 11 Nevada counties where prostitution is legal. The county has no incorporated cities. The seat of government in Tonopah is 160 miles from Pahrump, where about 86 percent of the county's population resides.
Age: Applicant may be 20 years of age at time of submitting Application and Testing but must be 21 years of age or older at time of hire.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid NEVADA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring:
Hiring Process: In addition, the ideal candidate must have the ability to:
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers:
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