APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 29
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.
Under general supervision of the Prison Industries Supervisor, perform responsible farm work at a correctional
institution farm, supervise and instruct an inmate crew; and perform related work as require. Participate in and supervise inmates in the work involved in the operation of a diversified farm that provides feed for the dairy livestock and a work program for the inmates; select planting areas for crops; level fields and conditions the soil; plant and cultivate crops to maturity; irrigate; fertilize; weed and control pests and plant diseases; harvest and store crops; rotate livestock from one grazing area to another and feed and tend dairy livestock; prepare related reports that track inmate labor, water usage and livestock history
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
The incumbent will maintain overall herd health, production, and lactation cycle of dairy cows; calculate feed rations with forage available and supplement as needed; oversee milk processing in accordance with Pasteurized Milk Ordinance of HTST system; supervise up to 50 inmates indirectly and 10 directly; and maintain equipment and records on entire dairy. Knowledge of calving and heifer production is critical.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Two years of experience in the care and milking of a dairy herd producing milk for sale including operation and maintenance of mechanical milkers and milk processing equipment, one of which was at a supervisory level; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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.