APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 28
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.
Seasonal Firefighters assist in wildland and structural fire suppression, fire prevention and education, medical and hazardous materials emergencies, presuppression, equipment and facility maintenance, and forestry and fire law enforcement activities.
PER EXECUTIVE ORDER 2023-11, ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN WAIVED FOR THIS POSITION UNTIL JUNE 30TH, 2024. Please refer to the link for more information: https://gov.nv.gov/Newsroom/ExecOrders/Executive-Orders/
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR CARSON, MINDEN, & RENO AREA, FOR VARIOUS CREWS.
As a Seasonal Firefighter, you are responsible for supporting safe and effective wildfire response, facilitating fire adapted community improvements and maintaining healthy and resilient forest, rangeland and watershed ecosystems. Seasonal firefighters will receive extensive training and field experience to enhance their ability to assist in these areas. When not assigned to a wildland fire, a Seasonal Firefighter's day-to-day job entails working as a crew member, often in remote and rugged terrain to implement hazardous fuel reduction and ecosystem restoration projects. This kind of work typically involves thinning excess vegetation, piling thinned material, using prescribed burning, applying herbicides, seeding and planting, and other methods that reduce the risk a wildfire, restore health ecosystems and protect communities in the wildland urban interface. We're looking for a motivated team player with an appetite for the outdoors and adventure!
Selected applicants are required to pass a work capacity test which consists of a three (3) mile walk, carrying forty-five (45) pounds in less than forty-five (45) minutes.
The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to 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:
|Graduation from high school or equivalent education, completion of certifications as required by the agency, and one year of firefighting experience; OR one year of experience as a Seasonal Firefighter II in Nevada State service.
|Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this class must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
|Specialized certifications, training and/or experience are required and will be identified at the time of recruitment.
|A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
|Applicants may be required to pass a medical examination and physical agility test prior to appointment and for continuing employment.
|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.
1) Please list what location and crew you would like to work in.