Corrections Recruit

Correctional Officer
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department - Las Vegas, Nevada

Jun 15, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Jul 5, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$57,224.16 annual
Top Pay:
$94,224.00 annual

Job Description

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Corrections Recruits are employees assigned to attend and successfully complete the POST-certified Corrections Recruit Training Academy, including meeting and maintaining qualifications on firearms and other weapons, prior to being commissioned as Corrections Officers for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

Academy and Field Training

The LVMPD Corrections Recruit Academy will be held at the North Valley Complex, 4900 N. Sloan, Las Vegas, NV 89115 over a 20-week period. Upon successful completion of the Academy, candidates will be assigned to the Corrections Field Training Program (CFTEP) to complete 10 weeks of field training.

It is imperative that candidates prepare themselves for the rigorous demands of the Academy, both physically and mentally. Academically, the Academy is equivalent to a college classroom. This, coupled with the intense physical fitness each recruit must complete, can be very demanding. Recruits should be prepared for this environment to increase their chances of successful completion.

Additional Information

• Starting annual salary: $57,224.16

• Upon completion of Academy (Corrections Officer I): $60,049.60

• 6 months after graduation (4% merit increase): $62,441.60

• 12 months after graduation (4% merit increase): $64,958.40

• 18 months after graduation (Corrections Officer II): $66,206.40

• Top of the Corrections Officer II salary range: $94,224.00

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: No Experience Required

Special To This Classification

• Must be 21 years of age by the date of the Written Exam on July 19, 2022.

• Must be a Citizen of the United States by the date of the Written Exam on July 19, 2022.

• Must have no convictions of any crime for which registration in the State of Nevada is required pursuant to NRS 207.090 or 207.152.

• Must have no convictions or any misdemeanors involving use/attempt of physical force if committed by those listed in the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act of 1997.

Exam Dates*

Exam #1: Written Exam (Weighted 100%) - Tuesday, July 19, 2022.

Exam #2: Fitness Exam (Pass/Fail) - Wednesday, July 20, 2022.

Contact Information

David Deleon

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
300 E Stewart
Las Vegas, Nevada 89149
phone: 702-828-5787

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