It is the policy of the Washoe County Department of Juvenile Services to base employment practices on equal opportunity and on competition on the basis of merit.  The Department will not discriminate in recruitment, selection, appointment, training, promotion, retention, compensation, discipline or any other aspect of personnel administration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual preference, age or disability.  The Department reserves the right to make employment decisions on the basis of age, sex, or disability where specific age, sex or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification.

We strive to conform to the following principles:

  • Recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees on the basis of their relative ability, knowledge and skills.
  • Providing adequate compensation for work performed.