PUBLIC SERVICE INTERN 1
- Summer Abandoned Mine Land Program (AML) Internship
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 27
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.
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.
Public Service Interns receive training and complete a variety of assignments in staff activities directly relating to their major course of study while enrolled in an educational institution.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This internship is a 13 week summer program starting May 2020. Under general supervision, the interns will be responsible for the discovery and physical securing of abandoned mine openings that present hazards to humans or animals. The securings are usually barbed wire fences. Work will be done at a wide variety of locations within Nevada. This job requires extensive travel and physical labor as well as camping up to 10 days in the field at a time. Some days will be up to 12 hour days. Successful incumbents will acquire the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for employment in the natural resources industry. Applicants must be full-time students enrolled in a bachelor's degree program in earth science, mining, or related field of study at an accredited college or university. You must provide your own camping gear. Interns are required to lift and carry up to 50 pounds hiking up uneven terrain. This is a field position. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or the equivalent and enrollment and continued successful performance in an academic program related to the field of employment at an accredited college or university.
Employment in this class will not lead to permanent status in State service.
A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and hike over uneven terrain.
Must be able to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must first submit to a pre-employment screening test for controlled substances.
Additional Position Criteria
Applicants must be full-time students enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in earth science, mining, or related field of study at an accredited college or university. Transcripts MUST be attached to your application showing current, successful enrollment in a relevant Bachelor's degree program.
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) This position requires applicants to attach a resume to their application. Have you attached your resume?
2) This job requires extensive travel and physical labor as well as camping up to 10 days in the field at a time. Some days will be up to 12 hour days. Can you meet this requirement?