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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $28,730.88 to  $41,321.52  PAY GRADE: 23
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Transportation
Division: District III
Location: Ely
Job Class Code: 09.130
Announcement Number: 30670
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/16/2017
Close Date: 03/17/2017
Recruiter: Not Assigned
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Highway Maintenance Workers are certified by the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to operate a variety of complex or specialized highway maintenance and construction equipment in order to restore and maintain the integrity of roadway surfaces; maintain roadside slopes, shoulders, culverts and ditches to restore drainage and prevent erosion; and repair or replace related roadway appurtenances such as guardrails, markers, guide posts and fences.
This position is located within District III, Austin. Once home to some of Nevada's most colorful prospectors and silver miners, today the community serves as a base for exploring the expansive Toiyabe Mountain Range featuring some of the best mountain biking, hiking, and exploring in the state. Austin's historic Main Street plays hosts to numerous special events throughout the year. Austin is centrally located in Northern Nevada, approximately 90 miles south of Battle Mountain and 170 miles east of Reno. More information about Austin can be found on www.austinnevada.com . This position is on a crew that maintains over 250 lane miles including US50, SR-305, SR-722 and SR-376. The two highest summits are 7195 ft. and 7484 ft. in elevation, requiring regular attention during snow and ice events. Incumbent is responsible for performing routine maintenance duties, including keeping pavement surface, shoulders, clear zones, and associated roadways in good repair; winter maintenance, including snow plow operation and anti-icing activities; summer betterment projects, and assistance in emergency operations. The hours for this position are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hours shifts. This position may require working in inclement weather. This is the entry level in the series and will underfill a Highway Maintenance Worker 3 position. Incumbents may progress to the next level upon meeting the minimum qualifications, successful performance, and with approval of the appointing authority.
Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    One year of general labor or semi-skilled work experience that required the ability and dexterity to operate tools and equipment; OR one year of experience as a Highway Construction Aid in Nevada State service.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of application and as a condition of continued employment.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law requires random testing for controlled substances during employment.
    This position requires an applicant be at least 18 years of age upon application.
    A Class A commercial driver's license, including appropriate endorsements will be required within six months of appointment.
Additional Position Experience
    This position is located in Austin, Nevada. A small, rural community located approximately 170 miles east of Reno.
    This position may require working alternate shifts and outside of traditional business hours. The hours for this position are subject to change based on the needs of the appointing authority.
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The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
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Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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