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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $40,862.16 to  $60,092.64  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.
Department: Agriculture
Division: Livestock Inspection
Location: Elko
Job Class Code: 07.649
Announcement Number: 33694
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/05/2018
   Phone: (775)684-0151
   Email: cpion@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Program Officers administer a program or major component of a program by planning, coordinating and managing services and activities in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements and established program performance standards and objectives.
Incumbents recommend and implement changes to work plans, program performance standards and objectives for providing services, and eligibility requirements as permitted by program regulations and guidelines; and may train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of subordinate staff and/or a staff consisting of several students, volunteers and/or contract staff. This position works within the Department of Agriculture and is located in Elko, NV. The incumbent will be responsible for administering the daily program activities involved in the Department of Agriculture's Livestock Identification Program, these duties will include the complete oversight of a large intermittent deputy brands inspection workforce. The Program Officer 1 will be responsible for coordinating the hiring, training, work assignments, and monitoring of this workforce. Incumbent will be responsible for tracking and monitoring time worked on all intermittent deputy brand inspectors; ensuring compliance to state, personnel, and retirement regulations regarding the intermittent work; and monitoring and recording revenues collected and developing reports for management on the program activities. Incumbent will be responsible for administering the Recorded Brands Program, which includes researching new brands applications for conflicts of interest, transferring ownership of current brands with accurate and complete documentation, recording of temporary out of state brands. Additional duties will include entering data, corresponding with requestors on missing or conflicting information, compiling new brand data into database, publishing new brand book and supplements and distributing to brand inspectors and other entities.
Incumbent is responsible to manage livestock movement permits by sending out yearly renewals, receive renewals and verify eligibility, check head tax list to ensure permit holders are current, notify state veterinarian so new permits can be issued, notify permit holders of any violations, and maintain accurate records of permits issued and returned. The incumbent will respond to inquiries, and requests information on program areas, explaining regulations and procedures required; and takes complaints and reports from the public involving movement, transfer or sale of livestock and forwards to division administrator for action. Travel up to 25% of the time may be required. **Please note: if you applied for recruitment 33429, you will need to apply again for this recruitment.**

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 in business or public administration, or other discipline related to the program assignment; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of para-professional program support experience equivalent to an Administrative Assistant III in Nevada State service which required the application of State and/or federal laws, policy and procedures; reviewing documents prepared by others for program compliance determinations; or preparing reports which summarize financial and statistical information; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    Some positions require a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Are you willing to work in Elko, Nevada?
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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