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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CHEMIST 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $61,721.28 to  $91,496.16  PAY GRADE: 34
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: Transportation
Division: Operations
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.712
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 47801
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/13/2024
Close Date: 07/13/2024
Recruiter:
   JON TERRAZAS
   Phone: (775)684-0116
   Email: j.terrazas@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 1 Days 0 Hrs 18 Mins
The Position
Chemists analyze air, water, tissue, milk, petroleum products, antifreeze, soil, cement, paint, construction materials, pesticide residue and other samples; operate sophisticated laboratory instrumentation; identify and document sample contents and contaminants; provide testimony to State boards, lawmakers and industry; and maintain records of results.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The Nevada Department of Transportation is recruiting to fill the Chemist III position located in the Materials and Testing building in Carson City, Nevada. They are responsible for running of various tests and maintaining the associated laboratory equipment. Chemist III working in the Materials Division of NDOT perform various tests on various materials used in the construction of roads as well as materials that go onto the roads. Some of the materials tested are cement, pozzolan, Paint, and glass beads. 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 chemistry or closely related field and two years of professional experience as a chemist in a laboratory setting; OR one year of experience as a Chemist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    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.
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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