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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE WORKER 2 - Seasonal Carson City and Surrounding Areas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $41,634.72 to  $60,635.52  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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Temporary, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Transportation
Division: District II
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 09.127
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 44111
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/15/2023
Recruiter:
   WENDY TIERNEY
   Phone: (775)888-3070
   Email: wtierney@dot.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
Highway Maintenance Workers are certified by the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to operate a variety of complex or specialized highway maintenance and construction equipment in order to restore and maintain the integrity of roadway surfaces; maintain roadside slopes, shoulders, culverts and ditches to restore drainage and prevent erosion; and repair or replace related roadway appurtenances such as guardrails, markers, guide posts and fences.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
These positions are in Gardnerville, Carson City, Spooner/SR28, and Carson City/US 50 East. Nevada and are used to maintain Nevada roads during the winter season. Highway Maintenance Workers are certified by the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to operate a variety of complex or specialized highway maintenance and construction equipment to restore and maintain the integrity of roadway surfaces; maintain roadside slopes, shoulders, culverts, and ditches to restore drainage and prevent erosion; and repair or replace related roadway appurtenances such as guardrails, markers, guideposts, and fences. Incumbent is responsible for performing routine maintenance, including keeping pavement surface, shoulders, clear zones, and associated roadways in good repair; winter maintenance, including snowplow operation and anti-icing activities; summer betterment projects, and assistance in emergency operations. The hours for these positions are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts. These positions may require working in inclement weather. NOTE: THIS POSITION WILL BE UTILIZED FOR SEASONAL WINTER EMPLOYMENT. APPLICANTS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. A valid Class A or B commercial driver's license is required. 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 WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. 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 basic highway maintenance work; OR one year of experience as a Highway Maintenance Worker I in Nevada State service.
Special Requirements
    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 may require working alternate shifts and outside of traditional business hours. The hours for this position are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts.
    These positions are used to maintain Nevada roads during the winter season. In order to be eligible for these positions, candidates must possess a Class A or B commercial driver's license with a Standard Transmission endorsement at time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    This is a temporary appointment not to exceed 6 months.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law requires random testing for controlled substances during employment.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position requires the employees to work in one of the following areas Gardnerville/Kingsbury, Carson City, Spooner/SR28, and Carson City/US 50 East.
    This position requires the employees to work in one of the following areas: Gardnerville, Carson City, Spooner/SR28, and Carson City US 50 East.
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.
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
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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