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.
Positions in this series manage, supervise and participate in wildland fire suppression; fire prevention and education; presuppression; equipment and facility maintenance; and forestry and fire law enforcement. Assist the Forestry Program Manager - Fire to ensure that the components of the divisions Wildland Fire Protection Program are managed and operated in an efficient, accurate and safe manner consistent with State, federal and division regulations, policies and procedures.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
Duties of a Firefighter 2 in the Wildland Fire Protection Program include: fire suppression, preparedness, prevention, public education, fuels management, defensible space, facilities and equipment maintenance, and forestry and fire law enforcement.
Incumbents will respond to wildland fires and implement fuel management projects. Firefighter II's will supervise lower level employees in fire and fuel management activities. May be responsible for the daily operations of heavy equipment to include Engines and Dozers.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of firefighting experience; OR two years of experience as a Firefighter I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Some positions in this series are required to obtain and maintain a Nevada commercial driver's license with endorsements as specified by the agency.
Applicants may be required to pass a thorough medical examination and physical agility test prior to appointment and for continuing employment.
Positions in this series are required to work varied shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Incumbents must obtain additional certifications, as identified by the agency, within specific timeframes identified by the agency, and must maintain those certifications as a condition of continuing employment.
All positions in this series must have certifications as identified by the agency at the time of application.
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.
Additional Position Experience
NWCG Engine Boss is required at time of application.
Must be an ICT IV (Trainee)
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) Did you attach your "Red Card" showing the necessary qualifications? Failure to do so is reason for denial of your application.