• State of Nevada
  • Reno, Nevada
  • Jan 01, 2022
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description





Pay Grade: GRADE 25

Salary Range: $33,971.76 - $49,151.52

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time


Phone: 775 684-0106


Position Description

The Nevada Deparment of Agriculture, Animal Industries Division, Predatory Animal and Rodent Control (PARC) is seeking to fill a Field Assistant 2 vacany. This position is located in Reno. Incumbent uses wildlife management and control techniques such as surveying, documenting, tracking, trapping and/or eradicating of predatatory animals, property destroying birds, nuisance animals, and rodents in order to protect livestock, wildlife, and to reduce the economic losses caused by these predators to livestock producers and the citizens of the state. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

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Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience in predatory animal and rodent control including tracking, locating and identifying predators or rodent species; setting traps and lures; applying pesticides; and destroying predators and pest; OR one year of experience as a Field Assistant I (PARC) 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.

    Informational Notes

    • New hires will be required to obtain Nevada Restricted Use Pesticide Certification within 60 days.
    • Incumbents will be required to follow disease sampling and reporting protocols.
    • Incumbents will be required to successfully complete firearms training after appointment.

    Special Requirements
    • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    • This position is required to travel up to 50% of the time
    • 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 drugs.

    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

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