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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $59,257.44 to  $87,570.72  PAY GRADE: 33
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: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Division of Forestry
Location: Elko
Job Class Code: 01.822
Announcement Number: 46789
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/26/2024
   Email: d.labarbera@admin.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
Fire Control Dispatchers operate communication equipment at an assigned interagency communications center and dispatch personnel, supplies, aircraft and mobile equipment to fire scenes, medical emergencies, law enforcement incidents, hazardous materials incidents and other emergency situations.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action. The Fire Control Dispatcher III (FCDIII) is the Supervisory Nevada Division of Forestry Dispatcher and one of the Assistant Center Managers at the Elko Interagency Dispatch Center (EIDC), in Elko Nevada. EIDC provides wildland fire, aviation, logistical and administrative dispatch support to five Interagency partners: NDF, Bureau of Land Management, United States Forest Service, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, and Bureau of Indian Affairs. This position performs the supervisory functions for the State Employees working in the Dispatch Center, such as hiring, scheduling, approving timesheets, updating work performance standards, and completing performance evaluations for the Fire Control Dispatcher I, Fire Control Dispatcher II and Seasonal Fire Control Dispatcher positions.
The FCDIII acts as one of the floor supervisors who help facilitate and coordinate the emergency dispatch responses during Wildland Fire Season. This position is also responsible for performing building steward duties, ensuring that the State Facility is being properly maintained, Fire Safety Systems are operational, and safety issues are being addressed. They must complete the mandatory state and federal training requirements, as well as the NWCG training requirements for the Expanded Dispatch Recorder, Expanded Dispatch Support Dispatcher, Initial Attack Dispatcher, Aircraft Dispatcher and Expanded Dispatch Supervisory Dispatcher Positions. 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. *** 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)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education and five years of emergency dispatching experience, two years of which must have been in a fire control or public safety agency; OR two years of experience as a Fire Control Dispatcher II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    Employees may be required to work varied shifts, weekends and holidays.
    Applicants are required to type 45 words per minute.
    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.
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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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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