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Job Title:  FIRE MANAGEMENT OFFICER 1

FIRE MANAGEMENT OFFICER 1 - 60029209
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, US, 89108

Requisition Id:  12275

FIRE MANAGEMENT OFFICER 1 - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson  

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION & NATURAL RESOURCES

Division: DCNR - FORESTRY DIVISION 

Business Unit: HR-FORESTRY 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 36 

Salary Range: $54,141.84 - $80,513.28 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: KENNETH R SCHULZ 

Phone:  775 684-0147 

Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

 

Positions in this series manage, supervise and participate in wildland fire suppression and other emergencies; fire prevention and education; presuppression; equipment and facility maintenance; and forestry and fire law enforcement. Manage, supervise and participate in functional areas of fire protection; compile information, develop plans and make recommendations concerning training, prevention, suppression, emergency operations, fuels management, support services and administration.  Under general direction, the incumbent is responsible for managing, administering and supervising the operations of the two districts in the southern region. Because the region is limited in geographical area, the position functions as both the Battalion Chief and Fire Management Officer.

 

This position is the Fire Management Officer for the Southern Region. The incumbent will provide operational direction, training and supervision to assigned staff. This position is responsible for the program budget for the Southern Region; grant administration; coordination of planning, preventing and suppression operations in cooperation with other NDF staff, dispatch centers and other fire agencies and cooperators.

 

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-1_0//

 

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.

 

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes 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.

 

Additional Position Criteria

This position requires the following qualifications (certificates, signed off task book and/or Red Card) to be attached to your application at time of submittal:

1) NWCG Firefighter 1; 

2) Wildland Engine Boss;

3) Incident Commander Type 4;

4) Task Force Leader;

5) Division Supervisor (trainee)

Special Requirements

  • Positions in this series are required to work varied shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • All positions in this series must have certifications as identified by the agency at the time of application.
  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • Applicants may be required to pass a thorough medical examination and physical agility test prior to appointment and for continuing employment.
  • 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.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

 

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of 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.

 


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