AGRICULTURAL ENFORCEMENT OFFICER 3
- ANIMAL INDUSTRY ENFORCEMENT UNIT
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 37
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.
Agricultural Enforcement Officers are field agents and inspectors (peace officers) of the Department of Agriculture, and as such, enforce all State agricultural laws and regulations.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
The Department of Agriculture, Animal Industry Division, Enforcement Unit is recruiting for an Agricultural Enforcement Officer 3 in Sparks. Under the direction of the Division Administrator, this sworn peace officer position oversees all Brand Inspectors, Agricultural Enforcement Officer positions, enforcement activities, and officer required training throughout the State of Nevada. Incumbent serves as a technical expert regarding investigations, warrants, arrests, and the interpretation of State and federal statutes, laws, and regulations; and assists in the development, implementation, and application of the Agriculture Enforcement Unit's policies and procedures. ***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 five years
of experience working with and caring for large livestock which included checking health records of animals, issuing brand inspection certificates, investigating agricultural or livestock crimes; OR one year of experience as an Agricultural Enforcement Officer II in Nevada State service.
Applicants must meet current Peace Officer Standards & Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Possession of a valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Agricultural Enforcement Officer II and III must maintain a minimum of Category II peace officer status approved by the Nevada Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training (POST).
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.