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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS SPECIALIST 2
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $46,938.24 to  $69,718.32  PAY GRADE: 35
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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Wildlife
Division: Law Enforcement
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 06.977
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 31257
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/17/2017
Close Date: 05/04/2017
Recruiter:
   CARL CHISAM
   Phone: (775)684-0110
   Email: cchisam@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Communications Systems Specialist's perform specialized electronic technician work involving the fabrication, installation, maintenance, repair and modification of 24-hour communication systems such as two-way radio and microwave equipment, mountaintop base stations, towers and antennas.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
Communications Systems Specialist's perform specialized electronic technician work involving the fabrication, installation, maintenance, testing, repair, alignment and modification of 24-hour communication systems such as two-way radio and microwave equipment, mountaintop base stations, towers and antennas, solar power systems and telephone equipment. Other responsibilities include property management and inventory, training radio operators, field operations support and coordination. This position performs specialized electronic technician work involving the fabrication, installation, maintenance, repair and modification of 24-hour communications systems in a geographical area or on a statewide basis. This may include two-way radio and microwave equipment, mountaintop base stations, power systems, towers, antennas, multiple station/operator radio control console systems, data voice, and data terminals. Perform electrical and mechanical installation, maintenance and repairs on emergency vehicle equipment and maintenance vehicles including electronic siren and public address amplifiers, emergency lights and light control systems, antenna systems, data terminals, printers, data multiplexers, radio control consoles, logging recorders, radar sets, mobile and portable radios to ensure reliability of public safety and maintenance vehicles, communications equipment and networks. Conduct research and develop custom circuit boards and sub-systems to provide necessary system components which are unavailable from commercial sources or which require modification for use with existing components and communications system. Coordinate with other communications entities including federal, State and private agencies in the repair, maintenance and modification of the agency's communications system.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Associate's degree in electronics technology or equivalent with course work in algebra, trigonometry, schematics, electronics laboratories, corrective maintenance procedures and technical writing courses and three years of technical electronics experience, one year of which included installing, maintaining and repairing communications and ancillary equipment; OR completion of trade school, military or college training to the certificate level in electronics technology which included theory of communication technology and three years of technical electronics experience, one year of which included installing, maintaining and repairing communications and ancillary equipment; OR one year of experience as a Communications Systems Specialist I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    Some positions require on-call availability and emergency response during non-working hours including holidays.
    Work is performed during inclement weather conditions and includes climbing towers and hiking into remote site areas as required.
    Applicants must submit proof of certification of competency issued by one of the following: National Association of Radio Telecommunication Engineers (NARTE), Association of Public Safety Communications Officers (APCO), or National Association of Business and Educational Radio (NABER); or possess a Federal Communication Commission (FCC) radio-telephone license.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
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.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
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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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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