HR Reference Guide


As of July 1, 2021, some State employees are covered under Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA), see the Division of Human Resource Management, Labor Relations Unit page for more information.  If you are in a job classification currently covered under a CBA, some of the terms and benefits of your employment may be different than the provisions outlined on this page. Please consult your CBA or agency's human resource for further information.


An employee is provided with additional compensation of 10% of the employee's base rate of pay if engaging in a "dangerous duty" as defined in NAC 284.208.

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  • Scuba or skin diving;
  • Duties at a height of more than 16 feet above the floor in a building or ground level if performed on portable equipment or outside of a railed or protected area;
  • (Except pilots) time spent in a single engine aircraft or helicopter;
  • Handling or using explosives; or
  • Performing maintenance or abatement on materials containing lead or asbestos in any area in which personal protective equipment must be worn in compliance with 29 C.F.R. Part 1910, Subpart I.