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Job Title:  GAME WARDEN 4

GAME WARDEN 4 - 60034416
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

RENO, NEVADA, US, 89512

Requisition Id:  10878

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Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Reno, Sparks  

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE

Division: DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE 

Business Unit: HR-LAW ENFORCEMENT 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 39 

Salary Range: $61,616.88 - $92,268.72 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: KRISTIN L BOWLING 

Phone:  775 688-1522 

Email: klbowling@ndow.org 

 

 

Position Description

 

Game Wardens protect the wildlife and fisheries resources of the State and the public by enforcing wildlife, boating and natural resource laws and by providing education in areas such as wildlife management, and hunter, boating and firearms safety.

 

Incumbent serves as first-line supervisor for ten Nevada State Game Wardens in the Western Region. Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-13_0//

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in wildlife management, biology, criminal justice or closely related field and four years of professional experience in enforcing wildlife and/or boating safety laws; OR one year of experience as a Game Warden III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

 

The Examination

Training and Experience Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications/resumes include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application/resume and your responses to the questions asked. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application/resume) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application. Once you apply for the position, you will be taken to a series of questions.

 

Informational Notes

∗ Applicants must meet minimum standards for appointment as a peace officer as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.

∗ Candidates hired in this series must acquire Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification in Nevada.

Special Requirements

  • Successful completion of a medical examination; physical agility test; psychological test and evaluation, which will include polygraph testing; and a background investigation are required at the time of appointment.
  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
  • For insurance purposes and home storage of state vehicles, employee must reside in the State of Nevada at time of appointment and 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.

 


Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe