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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
SEASONAL FIREFIGHTER 3 - ENGINE/PIOCHE
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $36,122.40 to  $52,742.88  PAY GRADE: 28
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: Seasonal, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Division of Forestry
Location: Pioche
Job Class Code: 01.828
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 33544
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/13/2018
Close Date: 02/27/2018
Recruiter:
   CARL CHISAM
   Phone: **None**
   Email: cchisam@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Seasonal Firefighters assist in wildland and structural fire suppression, fire prevention and education, medical and hazardous materials emergencies, presuppression, equipment and facility maintenance, and forestry and fire law enforcement activities.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The following qualifications are required and MUST be attached to your application at time of submittal: NWCG Firefighter 1, L-280, S-211, S-212, S-230, S-260, S-270, S-290 and be qualified on your Red Card as an Engine Boss. Submit certifications, completed task books and Red Card with your application. The incumbents are required to pass a work capacity test which consists of a three (3) mile walk, carrying forty-five (45) pounds in less than forty-five (45) minutes.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education, completion of certifications as required by the agency, and one year of firefighting experience; OR one year of experience as a Seasonal Firefighter II in Nevada State service.
Special Notes
    A current Nevada Class B Drivers License is required at time of appointment.
Special Requirements
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this class must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
    Specialized certifications, training and/or experience are required and will be identified at the time of recruitment.
    A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Applicants may be required to pass a medical examination and physical agility test prior to appointment and for continuing employment.
Additional Position Experience
    The following qualifications are required and MUST be attached to your application at time of submittal: NWCG Firefighter 1, L-280, S-211, S-212, S-230, S-260, S-270, S-290 and be qualified on your Red Card as an Engine Boss. Submit certifications, completed task books and Red Card with your application.
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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