• State of Nevada
  • Sparks, Nevada
  • Jan 01, 2022
Agriculture / Farm / Ranch Related
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description





Pay Grade: GRADE 29

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

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time


Phone: 775 684-0147

Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov

Position Description

Weights and Measures Inspectors inspect all commercial weighing and measuring devices, enforce applicable regulations, and sample gasoline and diesel fuel for quality in order to protect the economic interests of consumers and merchants in the State. Under close supervision, incumbents receive training in performing all or part of the duties outlined in the series concept. This is the trainee level in the series. Progression to the journey level may occur upon meeting minimum qualifications, satisfactory performance and with the approval of the appointing authority.

This is a Weights and Measures Inspector 1 underfilling for a Weights and Measures Inspector 2 position located in Sparks, NV. The incumbent will inspect all commercial weighing and measuring devices, enforce applicable regulations and sample gasoline and fuel for quality, in order to protect the economic interests of consumers and merchants in the State of Nevada. The incumbent will also check the net content of package goods, price verification, regulating method of advertising and sale of commodities. The incumbent will respond to all documented complaints regarding applicable devices and advertised pricing and under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties in the Weights & Measures Inspector series concept. The incumbent's job duties will be performed almost entirely in the field, which requires extensive travel throughout the assigned territory, including overnight stays up to 25% of the time. This may include 5 business days travel for training outside of the State of Nevada. A 4 ten-hour shift schedule is possible for this position.

**Because of the CDL requirement of this position, Federal Law requires random screening of controlled substances throughout the course of employment.**

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Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in science, mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering or a closely related field and one year of experience in the inspection, maintenance or installation of mechanical and/or electrical equipment; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of experience as described above; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

Special Requirements

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.

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 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

Job Address

Sparks, Nevada United States View Map