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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $44,474.40 to  $65,751.12  PAY GRADE: 33
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 Statewide.
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Division of Forestry
Job Class Code: 01.817 B
Announcement Number: 32481
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/20/2017
Close Date: 10/11/2017
   Phone: **None**
   Email: cchisam@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Conservation Crew Supervisors supervise inmate crews, maintain security, and provide training in equipment use and safety in completing projects in resource conservation, fire management and community service.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge an dproficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additonal training.
The position of Conservation Crew Supervisor is responsible for training a 12-person inmate crew on emergency incidents, conservation projects and community assistance work. The incumbent must pass the arduous pack test that consists of a three (3) mile walk, carrying a forty-five (45) pound pack within forty-five (45) minutes. **PLEASE NOTE: This recruitment is for the following geographical areas only: Carlin, Carson City, Ely, Jean, Three Lakes Valley (Indian Springs), Wells and Winnemucca. In order to receive consideration in this recruitment, applicants MUST indicate which of the above geographical area(s) they are willing to accept employment on the "Availability" tab when applying for this position. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    NWCG Crew Boss qualified, completion of the NDF Resource Task Book, and graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of logging, construction, ranching, wildland firefighting, natural resource-related and/or physically active conservation-related experience, two years of which must have been supervising staff and/or inmate crews; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Possession of a Class B driver's license with air brake endorsement is required within one year and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Positions must pass a strict annual physical examination according to agency standards and to meet requirements of the provisions of the Heart/Lung Bills.
    All positions must obtain Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (CPR & AED) American Heart Association certification during the probationary period and maintain certification as a condition of continuing employment.
    Applicants are required to pass a physical agility test prior to appointment and as a condition for continuing employment.
    A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in biology, ecology, natural resource management, forestry, parks management, fire management or related field can be substituted for the NDF Resource Task Book.
Special Requirements
    Possession of a valid driver's license is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in this class have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this class must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
    Positions are required to work weekends and/or holidays and must be available for emergency assignments up to 14 days in duration.
    Positions must complete a 40-hour pre-service training in supervision of inmates.
    Applicants are required to undergo a Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) background investigation prior to being considered for employment.
    In order to be allocated to the Conservation Crew Supervisor III level, incumbents must meet Crew Boss (CRWB) training requirements as outlined in the Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide, PMS 310-1 as developed by the National Wildland Coordinating Group (NWCG) and complete the Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) Resource Task Book. Note: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in biology, ecology, natural resource management, forestry, parks management, fire management or related field can be substituted for the NDF Resource Task Book.
Additional Position Experience
    This position requires applicants be qualified as a NWCG Crew Boss.
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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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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