Nevada Juvenile Justice
Sec. § 62G.140
Appointment and compensation of probation officers and other employees; establishment of policies, procedures and standards concerning such officers and employees.


1.

With the advice of the committee for juvenile services, the director of juvenile services shall appoint:

(a)

One or more probation officers.

(b)

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

2.

The appointment of the probation officers, the employees of the department of juvenile services 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 committee for juvenile services, the director of juvenile services shall establish policies, procedures and standards for the proper performance of the duties and responsibilities of the probation officers, the employees of the department of juvenile services and the employees of each local facility for the detention of children.

4.

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

5.

If the director of juvenile services serves two or more counties, the director:

(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.
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