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.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
for another 9 Days 7 Hrs 20 Mins
Transportation Technicians perform a variety of technical duties related to traffic and roadway characteristics on State highways; install traffic monitoring devices; perform minor repairs on traffic control and monitoring equipment, and compile and maintain detailed records and information.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is located in Carson City within the Planning and Traffic Information Division. Under direct supervision, incumbents receive training in the performance of a variety of technical duties in the office and in the field. Duties are assigned through specific instructions and reviewed for technical accuracy and may include data collection; coding and tabulation for traffic volume counting; vehicle classification, speed, occupancy, size and weight monitoring; and installation of recording equipment in roadways and operation of recording equipment. Travel will be required up to 80% of the time throughout Northern Nevada. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. 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 equivalent education and one year of technical experience in collecting and recording data related to traffic and/or roadways; OR one year of experience as a Transportation Technician I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
As a condition of employment, 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
This position requires an applicant be at least 18 years of age upon application. If selected, proof of being at least 18 years of age will be required.
This position requires travel up to 80% of the time throughout Northern and Rural Nevada.
This position requires incumbent to work in inclement weather.
This position requires the incumbent to perform installation/removal of traffic information equipment on the road in high traffic areas.
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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.