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Job Title:  CARPENTER 2

CARPENTER 2 - 60012103
Posting Close Date:  N/A


Requisition Id:  12736

CARPENTER 2 - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Lovelock  






*Pay Grade: GRADE 31 

Salary Range: $44,641.44 - $65,667.60 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 



Phone:  775 977-5717 




Position Description


Carpenters perform skilled carpentry work to maintain and repair buildings, structures, fixtures, furniture and equipment.

The Nevada Department of Corrections has a vacancy for a Carpenter II at Lovelock Correctional Center, in Lovelock, Nevada. This position is located in a correctional environment, and will function as a lead worker for an inmate crew on a regular basis; document inmate performance through completion of periodic performance reports; implement work safety and security procedures to ensure efficient, secure and safe operation of the work unit and the security of assigned inmates, staff, buildings, tools and equipment in accordance with the Department of Corrections requirements and department policy; secure work areas from unauthorized inmates. This position is located in Lovelock, Nevada, approximately 90 miles north of Reno, Nevada on Interstate 80. Candidate must be willing to work at this location.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of a recognized carpentry apprenticeship program followed by one year of journey level carpenter experience; 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.


Special Requirements

  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprint is required. Person's offered employment in this position will be required to pay for the fingerprinting.
  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check may be required of the selected applicant.
  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4006, positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Reno