Nevada Juvenile Justice
Sec. § 62G.040
Appointment and compensation of probation officers and other employees; establishment of policies, procedures and standards concerning such officers and employees; sufficient personnel and support for probation department required.


1.

The juvenile court shall appoint:

(a)

One or more probation officers.

(b)

Other employees as may be required to carry on the work of the probation department and each local facility for the detention of children.

2.

The appointment of the probation officers, the employees of the probation department and the employees of each local facility for the detention of children must be made from lists of eligible persons established through competitive examinations.

3.

With the advice of the probation committee, the juvenile court shall establish policies, procedures and standards for the proper performance of the duties and responsibilities of the probation officers, the employees of the probation department and the employees of each local facility for the detention of children.

4.

With the advice of the probation committee and consent of the board or boards of county commissioners, the juvenile court shall determine the salaries of the probation officers, the employees of the probation department and the employees of each local facility for the detention of children.

5.

If the juvenile court serves two or more counties, the juvenile court:

(a)

May appoint the probation officers to serve the counties jointly; and

(b)

Shall allocate the salaries and expenses of the probation officers between the counties.

6.

The board or boards of county commissioners shall make every reasonable effort to provide sufficient personnel and support for the probation department to uphold the concept of separation of powers in the court process.
Source
Last accessed
Oct. 21, 2019