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Job Title:  FISH HATCHERY TECHNICIAN 2

FISH HATCHERY TECHNICIAN 2 - 60034254
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

RUBY VALLEY, NEVADA, US, 89833

Requisition Id:  10720

FISH HATCHERY TECHNICIAN 2 - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Elko  

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE

Division: DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE 

Business Unit: HR-FISHERIES MANAGEMENT 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 29 

Salary Range: $39,943.44 - $58,380.48 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: KRISTIN L BOWLING 

Phone:  775 688-1522 

Email: klbowling@ndow.org 

 

 

Position Description

 

Fish Hatchery Technicians care for fish and adjust feed levels; keep accurate feed and population records; maintain and clean troughs, tanks, ponds, raceways, traps, holding pens and launders; maintain screens, water sources and aeration devices.

 

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

Position is responsible for the day-to-day operations at the Gallagher Fish Hatchery, including all aspects of fish culture from care of the reared fish to maintenance of the facility and grounds as well as delivering fish to stocked waters. Gallagher is located in Ruby Valley south of Elko. The successful candidate will be required to reside in Department housing at the Gallagher Fish Hatchery. A deduction of $50 for the current rent amount is taken from the employee's paycheck every two weeks. A refundable $500.00 cleaning/damage deposit will be required at the date of hire or by payroll deduction. This position is being recruited at both the Fish Hatchery Technician 1 and 2 levels. Position may be filled at either level.

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

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience in building trades and maintenance of mechanical equipment, two years of which were caring for fish such as adjusting fish feed levels; keeping accurate feed and population records; maintaining and cleaning troughs, tanks, ponds, raceways, traps, holding pens and launders; and/or maintaining screens, water sources and aeration devices at a fish hatchery; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of experience as a Fish Hatchery Technician I 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.

 

Special Requirements

  • Restricted use Pesticide Applicator's Certificate is required as an ongoing condition of employment.
  • Per NRS 483.926 some positions in this series are required to obtain and maintain a valid Nevada commercial driver's license. Per FMCSR 383.93 and 383.95 some positions are required to maintain a current tanker endorsement and air brake certification.
  • Incumbents in this series are required to reside in Department housing at the hatchery that is provided by the Department of Wildlife.
  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, 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.
  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • All positions in this series are required to respond to emergency situations which may occur during nonworking hours.

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: Elko