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.
Weights and Measures Inspectors inspect all commercial weighing and measuring devices, enforce applicable regulations, and sample gasoline and diesel fuel for quality in order to protect the economic interests of consumers and merchants in the State.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
Additional duties include checking the net content of package goods; price verification; regulating method of advertising and sale of commodities; and responding to all documented complaints regarding applicable devices and advertised pricing. The incumbent's job duties are performed almost entirely in the field, which requires extensive travel throughout Northern and Central Nevada, including overnight stays up to 50% of the time. A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items. **Because of the CDL requirement of this position, Federal Law requires random screening of controlled substances throughout the course of employment.** *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
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 experience in the inspection, maintenance or installation of mechanical or electrical equipment, one year of which included weighing and/or measuring devices; OR one year of experience as a Weights and Measures Inspector I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Some positions in this series must operate a diesel truck and trailer. Incumbents in those positions must obtain a Nevada Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within one year of appointment and maintain a current CDL for continuing employment
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, some positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
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) Do you have a Class A commercial driver's license (CDL)?
2) Do you have experience towing and maneuvering kingpin / gooseneck and pintle hook trailers? Please explain.
3) Do you have experience working with LPG / Propane? Please explain.
4) Incumbents must operate a diesel truck and trailer and must obtain a Nevada commercial driver's license (CDL) within 12 months of appointment and maintain a current CDL for continued employment. Can you meet this requirement?
5) Do you have experience working with large capacity scales? Please explain when and how you obtained this experience.
6) Do you have experience working with high flow meters? Please explain when and how you obtained this experience.