APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 31
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
in this geographical location.
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 perform in a continuing trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
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 selected applicant 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. Applicants must be qualified as a NWCG Firefighter I or higher.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
NWCG Firefighter I qualified and graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of logging, construction, ranching, wildland firefighting, natural resource-related and/or physically active conservation-related experience, one year of which must have been supervising staff and/or inmate crews; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Applicants are required to pass a physical agility test prior to appointment and as a condition for continuing employment.
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.
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.
Applicants are required to undergo a Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) background investigation prior to being considered for employment.
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 after hire.
In order to be allocated to the Conservation Crew Supervisor II level, incumbents must be NWCG Firefighter I qualified as outlined in the Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide, PMS 310-1 as developed by the NWCG.
Additional Position Experience
Must be qualified as a NWCG Firefighter I or higher. A copy of your current Red Card MUST be attached.
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.