APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 36
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: Seasonal, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Pilots fly missions and aircraft which vary with the department to which the position is assigned. Pilots must maintain current certification to fly agency aircraft which may include jets, turboprop single- and/or multi-engine airplanes, rotorcraft helicopter or other equipment owned or leased by the agency.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is a seasonal Rotorcraft Pilot that works the duration of the fire season for the Nevada Division of Forestry. Frequent to extensive travel is required. In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability to work in this geographical location and accept the travel conditions. Positions in this class conduct fire reconnaissance missions, fire suppression flights and/or helitak flights including reporting fires; evaluating fire conditions; ordering ground crews and equipment and coordinating air attacks pending arrival of an incident commander; monitoring and reporting fire conditions; assisting the incident commander in directing air operations; and transporting personnel, cargo and equipment to various locations within and outside the State.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education, and 1,500 hours logged, pilot-in-command flight time in a rotorcraft. Flight experience must include a minimum of 250 hours low-level flight; 250 hours conducting external load operations; 500 hours mountain flying experience above 5,000 feet mean sea level; and 100 hours in the preceding 12 months.
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.
A valid second class medical certificate issued by an authorized FAA medical examiner is required.
In order to serve the needs of the agency, additional certification may be required and will be identified at the time of recruitment.
Additional Position Experience
This position requires 100 hours of UH-1H flight time as pilot-in-command.
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you have 1,500 hours logged, pilot-in-command flight time in a rotorcraft. Flight experience must include a minimum of 250 hours low-level flight; 250 hours conducting external load operations; 500 hours mountain flying experience above 5,000 feet mean sea level; and 100 hours in the preceding 12 months? Please provide verification of this requirement.