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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
FIREFIGHTER 2
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: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Division of Forestry
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 01.819
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 37342
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 05/30/2019
Close Date: 06/13/2019
Recruiter:
   KENNETH SCHULZ
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
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.
The Division of Forestry's mission is to provide professional natural resource and wildland fire management services to enhance, conserve and protect forest, rangeland and watershed values, endangered plants and other native flora. Duties of a Firefighter II 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 Wildland Fire Engines and Dozers. The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Incumbents must be qualified as a NWCG Firefighter I (FFT1) (or higher) and a qualified Single Resource Boss (ENGB or CRWB) at time of application, and must maintain these qualifications for the duration of employment. Incumbents need to hold a Nevada Class B Driver's License and be an Incident Commander IV (ICT 4) trainee. To verify these eligibility requirements for the position, a copy of your Red Card, or equivalent, MUST be attached to application at time of submittal. Incumbent shall initiate and complete an Engine Operator (ENOP) within 1 year. Incumbents must pass a work capacity test at the arduous level prior to appointment and for continued employment. The test consists of a three (3) mile walk, carrying a forty-five (45) pound pack, in less than forty-five (45) minutes.

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 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.
Special Notes
    Some positions in this series are required to obtain and maintain a Nevada commercial driver's license with endorsements as specified by the agency.
Special Requirements
    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.
    Applicants may be required to undergo a background investigation prior to being considered for employment.
    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 Criteria
    NWCG Single Resource Boss (ENGB or CRWB) is required at time of application.
    Must be a Firefighter 1 or higher.
    Must be Incident Commander Type IV (Trainee).
    A valid Class B driver's license is required.
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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