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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
FIRE MANAGEMENT OFFICER 2
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $63,308.16 to  $94,335.84  PAY GRADE: 37
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: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 01.812
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 46889
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/02/2024
Recruiter:
   JON TERRAZAS
   Phone: (775)684-0116
   Email: j.terrazas@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 fire suppression; fire prevention and education; presuppression; equipment and facility maintenance; and forestry and fire law enforcement. Assist the Forestry Program Manager - Fire to ensure that the components of the divisions Wildland Fire Protection Program are managed and operated in an efficient, accurate and safe manner consistent with federal, State, and division regulations, policies and procedures.
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 Nevada Division of Forestry's mission is to provide professional natural resource and wildland fire management services to enhance, conserve and protect forest, rangeland and watershed values, endangered plants and other native flora. Under general direction of the Forestry Program Manager - Fire, incumbents manage the long term and day- to-day operations of the Wildland Fire Protection Program to include: prevention, fuels management, rehabilitation and suppression.
The Fire Management Officer works closely with state, federal, and local cooperators, as well as landowners, to ensure adequate wildland fire response across boundaries to schedule prevention, education and mitigation; to assist with fire prevention and defensible space inspections; and to implement fuel reduction, prescribed burn, and rehabilitation projects as directed. The incumbent must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Applicants must be qualified as a NWCG Firefighter I (FFT1) (or higher), Single Resource Boss, Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT 4), Task Force Leader and Division Supervisor (Trainee) at time of hire and must maintain these qualifications for the duration of employment. To verify these eligibility requirements for the position, a copy of your Red Card, or equivalent, MUST be attached to application at time of submittal. Incumbents must pass a work capacity test at the arduous level prior to appointment and for continued employment. The test consists of a three (3) mile walk, carrying a forty-five (45) pound pack, 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. *** 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
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in this class have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this class must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
    Positions in this series are required to work varied shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    All positions in this series must have certifications as identified by the agency at the time of application.
    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.
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Describe your experience with wildland fire prevention and suppression.
2) Describe your experience in urban interface fire prevention and suppression.
3) Describe your experience working with Volunteer Fire Departments and/or Combination Departments.
4) Describe your supervisory experience.
5) Describe your experience in fuels/vegetation management; prescribed fire; and/or development of land management plans.
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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