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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
FIRE MANAGEMENT OFFICER 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $60,635.52 to  $90,180.72  PAY GRADE: 36
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: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Division of Forestry
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 01.814
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 46822
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 03/29/2024
Recruiter:
   ADRIAN FOSTER
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@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
Positions in this series manage, supervise and participate in wildland and structural fire suppression; medical, hazardous materials, and other emergencies; fire prevention and education; presuppression; equipment and facility maintenance; and forestry and fire law enforcement. Manage, supervise and participate in functional areas of fire protection; compile information, develop plans and make recommendations concerning training, prevention, suppression, emergency operations, fuels management, support services and administration.
Under general direction, the incumbent is responsible for managing, administering and supervising the operations of the two districts in the southern region. Because the region is limited in geographical area, the position functions as both the Battalion Chief and Fire Management Officer.
This position is the Fire Management Officer for the Southern Region. The incumbent will provide operational direction, training and supervision to assigned staff. This position is responsible for the program budget for the Southern Region; grant administration; coordination of planning, preventing and suppression operations in cooperation with other NDF staff, dispatch centers and other fire agencies and cooperators. 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)
    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in forestry, fire science or closely related field, and three years of professional experience in fire or natural resource management in areas such as fire suppression and fuels management; OR Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in forestry, fire science or closely related field, and four years of professional experience in fire or natural resource management in areas such as fire suppression and fuels management; OR Graduation from high school or equivalent education and five years of professional experience in fire or natural resource management in areas such as fire suppression and fuels management; OR one year of experience as a Battalion Chief in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Some positions in this series are required to obtain and maintain a Nevada commercial driver's license with endorsements as specified by the agency.
Special Requirements
    Positions in this series are required to work varied shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.
    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.
    Incumbents must obtain additional certifications, as identified by the agency, within specific timeframes identified by the agency, and must maintain those certifications as a condition of continuing employment.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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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