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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $43,326.00 to  $63,308.16  PAY GRADE: 28
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: Seasonal, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Division of Forestry
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 09.205
Announcement Number: 47691
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/05/2024
   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
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/
Seasonal Forestry Equipment Operators, under general supervision, operate specialized forestry vehicles and equipment on a statewide basis, to include aviation fuel trucks, firefighter crew transports, forklifts and other assigned vehicles and/or equipment; and perform routine equipment maintenance. The Seasonal Forestry Equipment Operator, operates specialized forestry vehicles and equipment on a statewide basis. The position is with the Air Operations program located in Minden, NV and the incumbent will be driving and performing routine operator maintenance on the two aviation fuel trucks. 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 commercial freight and/or commercial fuel delivery experience which included responsibility for loading freight and/or fuel and operating a Class B commercial motor vehicle; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Incumbents are expected to move equipment both for short and long distances under minimum supervision.
    Incumbents may be required to operate equipment under extremely difficult and hazardous conditions where skill and judgment are essential.
    Incumbents may be required to operate vehicles and/or equipment in adverse weather conditions, mountainous terrain, rough terrain or where no roadways exist, multi-lane freeways, narrow two-lane roads, residential areas, and heavy urban traffic.
Special Requirements
    A valid Class A or Class B Nevada Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Positions required to drive the aviation fuel truck will be required to have both a HAZMAT and Tanker endorsement at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Statewide travel for extended periods and call-out in emergencies is required.
    Positions are subject to call-out or call-back.
    As a condition of 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.
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

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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