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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $49,047.12 to  $72,119.52  PAY GRADE: 31
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: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Public Safety
Division: Highway Patrol
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 09.331
Announcement Number: 46228
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/07/2024
Close Date: 02/21/2024
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Equipment Mechanics maintain, repair, and modify fleet equipment comprised of a variety of light, medium, and heavy automotive and maintenance equipment, landscape equipment, computerized testing equipment, and diesel-fueled electric power generators. 
Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept to include journey level duties such as extensive electrical and fuel system diagnosis and repair work, rebuilding complete transmissions, converting surplus military vehicles to fire apparatus, and performing mechanical inspections of vehicles involved in accidents. Incumbents may provide training, work direction and review to semi-skilled equipment shop staff such as Equipment Mechanic I's, Fleet Service Workers, students, and inmate workers. This is the journey level in the series.
The Nevada Highway Patrol Division (NHP) is recruiting for an Equipment Mechanic II for the Reno shop. Equipment Mechanics maintain, diagnose, repair, and modify fleet equipment comprised of a variety of light, medium, and heavy automotive equipment, and diesel-fueled electric power generators. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. Most of the work will be on light duty vehicles comprised of Ford Explorers, F150's, and Dodge Chargers. Trade school and/or dealership experience is preferred but not required. The applicant does no need a 1G Emissions Inspector license at the time of hire but will need to obtain one within the first year of employment. The assigned shift will be five 8-hour days; day shift or possibly swing shift. Necessary tools and uniform shirts and pants are supplied. 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)
    Completion of a recognized automotive/equipment repair apprentice-ship program; OR completion of the Equipment Mechanic-In-Training program in Nevada State service; OR one year experience as an Equipment Mechanic I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    Some positions require incumbents to furnish their own mechanic's tools.
    In order to meet the needs of each agency, some positions may require specialized background, consistent with the parameters of the class specification.
    Some positions require a valid Class A or B commercial driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    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 required random testing for controlled substances during employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position may require work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position 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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Northern Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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