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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $29,586.96 to  $42,553.44  PAY GRADE: 23
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: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: NV Dept of Veterans Services
Division: NV Dept of Veterans Services
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 09.635
Announcement Number: 33008
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 12/04/2017
Close Date: 12/18/2017
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Grounds Maintenance Workers perform landscape, garden and greenhouse duties such as planting, pruning, mowing, trimming, watering, fertilizing, weeding and snow and ice prevention and removal; and operate hand and power tools, power mowers, tractor mowers, trenching devices, forklifts and hoists. 
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is located in Boulder City, NV and may include working weekend and holidays. The selected incumbent must maintain a valid State of Nevada driver's license and attend the State of Nevada defensive driving course and recertification every four years. Duties includes pruning trees as needed; removing dead or dying branches injured by disease, insect infestation, animals, storms or mechanical damage; removing branches with weak crotches, branches that obscure vision, or are in the way of mowing/trimming equipment; spraying grounds with herbicides; fertilizing turf, plants, and trees; and performing weed, rodent, insect, and disease control to maintain the appropriate appearance of the grounds. Duties also include clearing walkways and roadways of plant materials and other debris to ensure a safe environment and overall cleanliness; clearing all valve boxes for easy identification. along with master valves for both domestic and raw water; emptying all trash receptacles and ash trays as needed; repairing and/or replace broken, plugged and/or inoperable water lines, sprinkler valves, sprinklers, drip lines, and emitters to ensure systems are working properly; and controlling irrigation watering using hand held computer, PC computer and/or stand-alone controllers. Travel up to 25% of the time may be required. *** 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)
    One year of experience performing grounds maintenance work using a variety of tools, equipment and techniques; OR six months of experience as a Grounds Maintenance Worker II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid Driver's License.
    Incumbent is required to work standby/call back.
    Applicants must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
Special Requirements
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    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.
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
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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