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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE WORKER 4 - MINA-MAINTENANCE STATION
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $42,094.08 to  $61,888.32  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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Transportation
Division: District I
Location: Tonopah
Job Class Code: 09.117
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 36425
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/06/2019
Recruiter:
   ANITA CURTIS
   Phone: (775)888-7066
   Email: acurtis@dot.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
Highway Maintenance Workers are certified by the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to operate a variety of complex or specialized highway maintenance and construction equipment in order to restore and maintain the integrity of roadway surfaces; maintain roadside slopes, shoulders, culverts and ditches to restore drainage and prevent erosion; and repair or replace related roadway appurtenances such as guardrails, markers, guide posts and fences.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This position is located within the Tonopah region, at the Mina Station located on US 95. Under general supervision of a Highway Maintenance Supervisor, incumbent functions as the assistant supervisor or lead person to a 4-person crew. Responsible for maintaining 200 lane miles of roadway for the safety of the traveling public. Duties include roadside maintenance, snow removal, flooding, respond to emergency situations from traffic control for all incidents both natural and man-made to removing debris in the travel lanes or similar unplanned events that require immediate response to protect the public. This hours for this position are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8 hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts. NOTE: Housing is not available in Mina and you must have the ability to live in the remote area. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Copy and paste https://youtu.be/V9QL_LHwY0c into the navigation bar of your browser for an inside look at NDOT's maintenance crews. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or sexual orientation.

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 and one year of experience as a Highway Maintenance Worker III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    In order to meet the needs of specialized disciplines within the highway maintenance field, certified equipment proficiency or specialized skills may be required for Highway Maintenance Worker III's and IV's and will be identified at the time of recruitment.
    A Class A, or B, commercial driver's license, including appropriate endorsements, may be required within six months of appointment for positions that are required to operate a commercial vehicle or transport hazardous materials. These positions will be identified at the time of recruitment.
Special Requirements
    This position may require working alternate shifts and outside of traditional business hours. The hours of this position are subject to change based on the needs of the appointing authority. Typical shifts are four 10-hour or five 8-hour shifts, but may include some variation depending on the specific needs of the department.
    This position requires an applicant be at least 18 years of age upon application. If selected, proof of being at least 18 years of age will be required.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law requires random testing for controlled substances during employment.
    A valid drivers license is required 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.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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

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