Nevada Career Opportunities
The State of Nevada is
an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified persons are
considered for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, religion, color, national origin, age, domestic
partnership, compensation and/or wages, genetic information or disability, as
outlined in the State Affirmative Action Plan.
The following benefits are available to the State of Nevada employees: (These benefits will be fully explained during the orientation to State Employment.)
- Eleven paid holidays per year
- Three weeks of annual leave (vacation time)
- Three weeks of sick leave
- Health insurance
- Dental plan
- Vision plan
- Basic life insurance
- Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
- Business accidental insurance
- Long-term disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Deferred compensation
- Savings bonds
- Employer Paid Contribution
- Employee/Employer Contribution
State of Nevada employees voluntarily choose to participate in either of the two plans mentioned above. Under the Employer Paid Contribution (EPC) plan, the employer pays the total PERS contribution on your behalf, However, these contributions are not deposited to your individual member account and are not available for refund upon termination of employment. The EPC contribution rate for regular members is 28.00% of gross salary, and the rate for police/fire members is 40.50% of gross salary. Under the Employee/Employer Paid contribution plan, the employee and the employer share equally in the contribution to PERS, which is currently 14.50% of gross salary each for regular members. The contribution rate for Police/fire members is 20.75% of gross salary. The employee's after-tax contribution is refundable upon termination of employment if you do not elect to receive a monthly retirement benefit.
Salaries for classified positions are determined by the grades and steps of the employees. A new employee's salary generally falls within the minimum range set for the grade.
Please refer to the job announcement for the pay grade of the position that you are applying for and compare to the salaries by grade schedule.