Clark County, NV COURT SECURITY ADMINISTRATOR in Las Vegas, Nevada



$56,576.00 - $87,776.00 Annually


Clark County - Las Vegas, NV

Job Type



Justice Court Las Vegas

Job Number



9/29/2017 5:01 PM Pacific

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Serves as the Security Manager over all emergency situations for Las Vegas Justice Court at the Regional Justice Center (RJC) and other Court facilities. Governs the activities and operations of Justice Court Administrative security staff responsible for the security, safety, and enforcement services of the Courts to ensure the security of the public and personnel.

Administers a comprehensive security program to ensure Justice Court and RJC security is in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, policies and procedures. Responsibilities include maintaining the LVJC security and emergency plan; supervision of Justice Court Administrative security staff; protects and supports Justice Court and related criminal justice systems within the RJC; administration of all assigned Justice Court Bailiff's Peace Officer Standards' and Training (P.O.S.T.).

This is a re-post to expand applicant pool.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

This position is a confidential position and is excluded from membership in the union.


Education and Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in law enforcement, business or public administration, or a field related to the work, and three (3) years of full-time administrative experience in law enforcement, including two (2) years of supervisory responsibility. Directly related experience that has provided the necessary skills and knowledge to perform all job functions may be substituted for the degree on a year-for-year basis.

Working Conditions:

Carry a firearm.

Wear a uniform as specified.

Attend meetings outside of normal working hours.

May work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations.

License and Certification: Must qualify with a firearm every six months. Must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment. Must possess a Nevada P.O.S.T. certificate, Category II, or higher. Possess or obtain CPR and first-aid certification within one year of the date of appointment.

Applications submitted without a copy of the candidate's required P.O.S.T. certification are incomplete and will not be considered. Certificates may be faxed to (702) 868-2577, or mailed/delivered to Clark County Human Resources, located within the Clark County Government Center, at 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, 3rd Floor, Las Vegas, NV 89155. Candidate's name, recruitment title, and exam number must be clearly written on the certificates.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.


Plans, organizes, supervises, reviews, and evaluates the work of all Justice Court Administrative security related staff. Recommends selection of staff; trains staff, provides for their professional development; oversees P.O.S.T. certification requirements and administers discipline as required. Monitors regulations, policies, and procedures regarding security of the judges, court property, personnel, visitors, and prisoners at the security gate and common areas of the facility. Serves as the Security Manager; activates emergency plan and notifies personnel of all emergency actions. Supervises all reported security-related incidents involving Justice Court staff and common areas of RJC and other Court facilities. Establishes schedules and methods for providing security; identifies resource needs; reviews needs with appropriate management staff; allocates resources accordingly. Plans, makes recommendations, organizes, develops, implements, modifies, and reviews changes for the department's Security and Safety Programs and associated policies and procedures as required, ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations, policies and procedures. Manages the division's budget and armory; Provides staff to assist transportation officers with moving "in custodies" to and from the courtroom, holding cells, and vehicles, as necessary. Participates in meetings with management staff and RJC Security Committee regarding all security activities. Conducts analytical studies; develops and reviews reports of findings, alternatives, and recommendations; directs the maintenance of accurate records and files. Performs technical writing in the development and updating of various plans, manuals, policies, and procedures.


Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in security measures, technologies and techniques. Contributes to the overall quality of the court's service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending, and implementing improved policies and procedures. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a motor vehicle or arranges for appropriate transportation in order to attend off-site meetings and inspect property sites.


Maintain physical condition to perform essential duties as specified by P.O.S.T. certification; strength to effectively subdue and/or remove persons in difficult or emergency situations and perform life-saving and rescue procedures. Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle in order to visit work sites and attend meetings; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Clark County offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive Group Health Insurance Plan

  • Disability Insurance & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Vacation

  • Sick Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employer-Paid Retirement

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Credit Union Eligibility

  • Nevada has no State Income Tax