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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PARK RANGER 1 - COMMISSIONED - Lahontan State Recreation Area
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $42,553.44 to  $62,807.04  PAY GRADE: 32
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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: State Parks
Location: Silver Springs, Lahontan, Fernley
Job Class Code: 13.143
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 32025
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/26/2017
Close Date: 08/14/2017
Recruiter:
   CARL CHISAM
   Phone: (775)684-0110
   Email: cchisam@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Park Rangers (Commissioned) participate in operations, law enforcement, resource management, interpretation and maintenance activities at an assigned State park.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This position assists with the management of Lahontan State Recreation Area near Silver Springs, Nevada. This position performs grounds maintenance, custodial duties, collects and accounts for fees, presents interpretive programs and performs minor maintenance to facilities and equipment. As a state park peace officer, incumbents write citations, investigate accidents and incidents, resolve disputes, keep peace, and respond to emergency situations as required. Law enforcement academy training will be provided. The Park Ranger I has the opportunity to progress to a Park Ranger II after one year. This position is subject to call-back and will be required to work various hours and shifts including weekends and holidays. In order to receive consideration applicants must indicate their ability to work in this geographical location. Park residency is required in the provided housing at this location. The incumbent provides land management, recreation and administrative expertise to ensure efficient management of the park's operations. Park Rangers make decisions regarding resources, training, facility maintenance, equipment and budget. The position provides guidance and development to assigned seasonal staff as well as volunteers. The incumbent works with staff, other agencies and private groups to develop interpretive programming and activities that encourage greater participation by children and families.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major or minor in park management, outdoor recreation management, ecology, forestry, biology, agriculture, education, natural or environmental sciences, horticulture, history/folklore, wildlife management, museum management, park interpretation, business or public administration or related field; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR two years of experience which provided experience in organizing, overseeing and performing park maintenance, interpretive programming, visitor services, and resource management duties.
Special Notes
    Applicants must meet current Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.
    Candidates may be required to submit to a background check and physical agility examination prior to appointment.
    Incumbents must complete a P.O.S.T. academy within 18 months of appointment.
    The physical agility exam consists of: a) Vertical jump of no less than 14 inches; b) The Illinois Agility Run in 19.5 seconds or less; c) complete not less than 30 sit-ups in 1 minute; d) complete not less than 23 consecutive push-ups; e) 300 meter run in 68 seconds or less; f) 1.5 mile run/walk in 16 minutes and 57 seconds or less; g) lift and carry a 70-90 pound bag of cement/sand from the ground and carry 10 feet to tailgate of a standard pick-up truck and then return, repeated three times; h) 100 yard swim in 5 minutes.
Special Requirements
    Positions are subject to call back and must work various hours and/or shifts.
    Positions require statewide travel.
    Positions require work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. The cost of fingerprinting is covered by the applicant.
    As part of the selection process, the Division of State Parks requires; a) Physical agility exam; b) Comprehensive background investigation which will include a urinalysis, polygraph and a psychological examination; c) Physical examination. This cost will be covered by the hiring agency.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment 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.
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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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
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Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
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Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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