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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $31,403.52 to  $45,142.56  PAY GRADE: 23
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: Administration
Division: State Public Works Division
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 09.635
Announcement Number: 41611
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/12/2021
Close Date: 01/26/2021
   Phone: (775)684-0150
   Email: kkenyon@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Grounds Maintenance Workers perform landscape, garden and greenhouse duties such as planting, pruning, mowing, trimming, watering, fertilizing, weeding and snow and ice prevention and removal; and operate hand and power tools, power mowers, tractor mowers, trenching devices, forklifts and hoists. 
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is with the Department of Administration, State Public Works Division, Buildings and Grounds (B&G) Section. This position is responsible for grounds maintenance at B&G properties in Carson City and Reno. Duties include grounds maintenance, this includes mowing, trimming, edging, weeding, pest control and sprinkler repair and maintenance, snow removal, 24-hour on-call duty for snow and ice removal from parking lots and walkways during the winter months to keep state employees and the public safe from snow and ice hazards. This position also provides extra services for office moves and special events for State agencies. This essential position is part of the Emergency Response Team and must respond to emergencies, such as snowfall, flooding, and after-hours call-out situations. The incumbent must have a valid driver's license, be insurable through the State, and maintain it as a continuous employment requirement for this position. A criminal history check and fingerprinting are required for this position, and the person offered employment will be required to pay for these items. Incumbent must be willing and able to work with inmate labor. 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. ***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)
    One year of experience performing grounds maintenance work using a variety of tools, equipment and techniques; OR six months of experience as a Grounds Maintenance Worker II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Incumbent is required to have and maintain a valid Driver's License.
    Incumbent is required to work standby/call back.
    Applicants must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position requires working with inmates.
    Must be able to work a Flexible/Rotating Shifts, Nights/Weekends/Holidays and Standby/call back.
    A criminal history check and fingerprinting are required for this position and the person offered employment will be required to pay for these items.
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.
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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