LAS VEGAS, CITY OF
495 S. MAIN STREET, 1ST FLOOR
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 89101
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Updated: November 16, 2021
Job Classification: Corrections Officer
This testing is applicable to all of our entry-level Corrections Officer position.
Please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lasvegas to view our job posting. You must submit a city of Las Vegas employment application to move forward in the process.
Department Hiring Standards:
The City of Las Vegas adheres to strict hiring standards when evaluating potential candidates for sworn officer positions. We are dedicated to hiring only the most qualified individuals through a strong commitment to our core values and mission statement. You will find a link to the department hiring standards on the job posting.
Area Information:The City of Las Vegas is a world-class, vibrant, affordable, economically and ethnically diverse, progressive city where citizens feel safe, enjoy their neighborhoods and access their city government. Residents, visitors and the business community are provided with the highest quality municipal services in an efficient, courteous manner enhancing the quality of life through planning and visionary leadership. The City delivers a full range of services including police and fire protection; the construction and maintenance of highways, streets and other infrastructure; and recreational activities and cultural events. Las Vegas is a progressive community with a strong financial base and one of the lowest cost-of-living and tax environments in the United States while supporting a major retirement community and growing business and industrial base.
Age: 21 years of age at date of job offer
Citizenship Required: Must be a United States citizen at date of job offer
High School Grad/GED: High School diploma or GED on date of application.
Valid NEVADA Driver's License: Valid driver’s license (from any state) on date of application (must obtain Nevada driver’s license within 30 days of residency).
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Prior Experience: No prior law enforcement experience required, but must have at least one year of work experience (any field).
Special to this classification pursuant to NAC 289.110: