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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PROGRAM OFFICER 2 - Cemetery Superintendent - Fernley
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $47,188.80 to  $69,739.20  PAY GRADE: 33
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: NV Dept of Veterans Services
Division: NV Dept of Veterans Services
Location: Silver Springs, Lahontan, Fernley
Job Class Code: 07.647
Announcement Number: 37997
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/13/2019
Close Date: 08/30/2019
   Phone: (775)684-0126
   Email: darrell.morlan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
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 administer one or more programs or a major component of a large, complex program which affects a more targeted number of customers or clients; revise, recommend, and implement changes to work plans, program performance standards and objectives for providing services, and eligibility requirements.
Under the direction of the Deputy Director of Programs and Services for the Nevada Department of Veterans Services, the Program Officer 2/Cemetery Superintendent plans, organizes, coordinates, and manages the operations and services provided by the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery located in Fernley, Nevada. The incumbent will provide and/or oversee the technical information in the areas of horticulture and mechanical business pertaining to grounds maintenance and propagation of trees, plans and turf; participates in various appropriate Veteran-focused community events as a representative of the department; develops and implements policies and procedures specific to the cemetery; works with multiple external agencies to ensure timely, efficient, and cost effective completion of projects pertinent to cemetery operations; collaborates with community contractors and/or organizations to ensure proper protocol is observed and planned events are managed accordingly; collects data and conducts reviews, prepares forecasts and projections to determine budgetary needs and requirements and ensures the operation of the cemetery is conducted within the constraints of the allotted budget. This position will supervise and evaluate the performance of staff members. This position is required to work varied shifts including evenings, weekends, and holidays. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***

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 and one year of professional experience in planning, coordinating and administering a program which included interpretation of laws and regulations; development of program policy and procedures; development and implementation of program performance standards and objectives for providing services; and development and implementation of eligibility requirements; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of professional experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Program Officer I in Nevada State service; 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.
    Some positions require a State of Nevada/FBI fingerprint based background check as a condition of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position is located in Fernley, Nevada.
    Personal Computer
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) Describe your program development and implementation experience including where it was gained.
2) Do you have professional level customer service experience which included handling complaints/concerns and resolving conflicts? Please describe your experience either in a public sector setting or private sector setting or both.
3) Do you have experience with grant applications? If so, describe your experience including where it was gained.
4) Describe your experience supervising employees.
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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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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