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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
GAME WARDEN 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $69,008.40 to  $103,335.12  PAY GRADE: 39
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: Wildlife
Division: Law Enforcement
Job Class Code: 13.122
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 47106
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/17/2024
Close Date: 05/02/2024
Recruiter:
   KRISTIN BOWLING
   Phone: (775)688-1522
   Email: klbowling@ndow.org
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Game Wardens protect the wildlife and fisheries resources of the State and the public by enforcing wildlife, boating and natural resource laws and by providing education in areas such as wildlife management, and hunter, boating and firearms safety.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. This is a Game Warden Investigator position located in either Reno or Elko, NV, which leads and/or assists in large scale or in-depth regional and State-wide investigations related to both wildlife and boating related incidents.
This position requires a considerable amount of office time vs. field time. Game Warden Investigators must establish and maintain good working relationships with other agencies, courts and individuals, both in and out of state. The incumbent must possess good communication skills, both verbal and written as well as good organizational and time management skills. Investigative skills, including proficiency in conducting interview and interrogations and crime scene management are required. Incumbent will be required to attend training in investigative subject matters, examples of which are, digital forensics, cellular and computer technologies, social media, warrants and search and seizure law. Game Warden Investigators will maintain current training certifications. Game Warden Investigators must be able to work any hours, days, or shifts, including holidays and weekends. Incumbent must be able to travel and camp as needed with little to no prior notice. Examples of investigations include residency fraud, SLAP/ Guide violations, Gross Misdemeanor and felony level wildlife and boating crimes, assisting other agencies on case work. Game Warden Investigators will be required to work in a plain clothes, non-uniformed capacity and occasionally in covert capacity. To apply for the recruitment, you will need to submit application online at: https://nvapps.state.nv.us. 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, partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

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 wildlife management, biology, criminal justice or closely related field and three years of professional experience in enforcing wildlife and/or boating safety laws; OR two years of experience as a Game Warden II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Candidates hired in this series must acquire Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certification in Nevada.
Special Requirements
    A background investigation prior to being considered for appointment.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    Successful completion of a medical examination; physical agility test; psychological test and evaluation, which will include polygraph testing; and a background investigation are required at the time of appointment.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    For insurance purposes and home storage of state vehicles, employee must reside in the State of Nevada at 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 first submit to a pre-employment screening test 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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Environmental conditions include office and field environments with a wide range of temperatures, conditions, and terrain. A high level of office time is likely. Are you able to work in these environments?
2) Positions are subject to work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. Can you meet this requirement?
3) Positions may require regular travel for one or more nights with little to no prior notice. Are you able to meet this requirement?
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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