Welcome to NVAPPS
Nevada Employee Action and Timekeeping System
Session Started:   5/17/24 9:26 PM
Current User:   [none]
Site Help Site Help -- Build #: 178.0.7 Build Date: 05-07-2024
Home   Jobs   Messages  
Announcement
Instructions  |  Frequently Asked Questions | Page Help Page Help
State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
AGRICULTURAL INSPECTOR 2 - Minimum Qualifications Waived
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $35,516.88 to  $51,072.48  PAY GRADE: 23
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 Seasonal, full time vacancy
Department: Agriculture
Division: Plant Industry
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 01.139
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 47321
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 05/08/2024
Recruiter:
   SONJA GRASS
   Phone: (775)684-0106
   Email: SonjaGrass@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
Agricultural Inspectors perform sampling and inspection of agricultural products at shipping point inspection facilities, and participate in pest control and noxious weed eradication; check and grade condition of fruits and vegetables, and assist plant pathologists and entomologists in the preparation of samples for analysis.
PER EXECUTIVE ORDER 2023-11, ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN WAIVED FOR THIS POSITION UNTIL JUNE 30TH, 2024. Please refer to the link for more information: https://gov.nv.gov/Newsroom/ExecOrders/Executive-Orders/ Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This is for an Agricultural Inspector 2 seasonal position located at the Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry, Entomology Section. The incumbent receives training in the performance of field inspections and surveys for entomology under the direct supervision of the Agricultural Inspector IV and Entomologist. The position will be located and based in Sparks, NV. Incumbents will be required to travel to agricultural production and rangeland areas, across the state of Nevada. Main duties include placing and collecting traps, preparing and labeling specimens, and collection and recording of data electronically using handheld computers and phones. Use of pesticides to treat economic populations may be required. Incumbents may be assigned to assist in other related Plant Industry disease and field surveys as required. 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 one year of experience in agricultural sciences or related sciences performing agriculture duties; OR one year of experience as an Agricultural Inspector I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination or education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Incumbents at the Agriculture Inspector III and IV levels are required to qualify for a federal-State license to issue certificates of quality and condition of agriculture products within three months of appointment.
Special Requirements
    The ability to travel 50% of time is required.
    This position requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for 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.
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
REFER A FRIEND
Help us reach qualified candidates! Refer a friend by clicking here:
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
To begin the application process, click on the Apply button. Click Cancel to return to the previous page.



© Copyright 2002-2003. Aeris Enterprises Incorporated. All rights reserved.
neatse2