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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
WEIGHTS & MEASURES INSPECTOR 1 - Underfill Weights & Measures Inspector 2 - Elko
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $39,943.44 to  $58,380.48  PAY GRADE: 29
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: Agriculture
Division: Consumer Equitability
Location: Elko
Job Class Code: 01.410
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39493
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/24/2020
Recruiter:
   DARRELL MORLAN
   Phone: (775)684-0126
   Email: darrell.morlan@admin.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
Weights and Measures Inspectors inspect all commercial weighing and measuring devices, enforce applicable regulations, and sample gasoline and diesel fuel for quality in order to protect the economic interests of consumers and merchants in the State.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
The Department of Agriculture, Elko office, is recruiting for a Weights and Measures Inspector 1 position, underfilling the Inspector 2 position and may be progressed upon the supervisor's approval and when minimum qualifications of the higher level have been met. Weights and Measures Inspectors inspect all commercial weighing and measuring devices, enforce applicable regulations and sample gasoline and fuel for quality, in order to protect the economic interests of consumers and merchants in the State of Nevada. Additional duties include checking the net content of package goods, price verification, regulating method of advertising and sale of commodities. They respond to all documented complaints regarding applicable devices and advertised pricing. Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties in the Weights & Measures Inspector series concept. This position's job duties are performed almost entirely in the field, which requires extensive travel throughout the assigned territory, including overnight stays up to 25% of the time. This may include 5 business days travel for training outside of the State of Nevada. **Because of the CDL requirement of this position, Federal Law requires random screening of controlled substances throughout the course of employment.** 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.

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 two years of experience in the inspection, maintenance or installation of mechanical and/or electrical equipment; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Some positions in this series must operate a diesel truck and trailer. Incumbents in those positions must obtain a Nevada Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within one year of appointment and maintain a current CDL for continuing employment.
Special Requirements
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
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) Do you have a current Commercial Driver's License (CDL)? Please explain.
2) This position requires to travel 25% of the time. Can you meet this requirement?
3) Do you have experience towing and maneuvering kingpin/gooseneck and pintle hook trailers? If so, please explain.
4) Do you have experience working with large capacity scales? Please explain when and how you obtained this experience.
5) Do you have experience working with high flow meters? Please explain when and how you obtained this experience.
6) Do you have experience working with Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG)/Propane? Please explain when and how you obtained this experience.
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

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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