Announcement Number: 1642561856
STATE OF NEVADA
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
1263 S. Stewart Street
Carson City, Nevada 89712
TRACY LARKIN THOMASON, P.E.
UNCLASSIFIED JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
February 15, 2023
Nevada Department of Transportation Pilot III
The Nevada Department of Transportation is accepting resumes for a Pilot III position in Carson
City. This is an unclassified, full-time position, appointed by and serves at the discretion of
Nevada Department of Transportation's Chief Pilot.
Pilots fly missions and aircraft which vary with the department to which the position is assigned.
Pilots must maintain current certification to fly agency aircraft which may include jets, turboprop
single- and/or multi-engine airplanes, or other equipment owned or leased by the agency.
The agency fixed wing pilot will operate the Department's Pilatus PC24 and Beechcraft King Air
350ER as PIC/SIC. The primary mission of the Pilatus is transporting passengers round trip from
Carson City to Las Vegas year-round, with occasional trips to various other locations. The King
Air serves a dual role, transporting passengers throughout Nevada as well as performing aerial
Pilots are responsible for cleaning and maintaining the Department hangars in Las Vegas and
Carson City, performing pre- and post-flight inspection of the aircraft to include cleaning and
wiping down of the interior and exterior surfaces, monitoring the maintenance status of the
aircraft they are assigned to fly to assure compliance and safety, supervising fueling operations,
maintaining aircraft and division records, coordinating and working with aircraft maintenance
providers, and mentoring and instructing intern pilots.
This position is located in Flight Operations, Carson City. Incumbent: pilots multi-engine jet and
turboprop aircraft at both high and low altitudes and in congested airspace; performs pre-flight
and post-flight activities which include scheduling routes, monitoring weather conditions,
calculating load and fuel requirements, performing routine pilot inspections to ensure the aircraft
is in airworthy condition, fueling and preheating aircraft, and securing aircraft in hangar or
covering and tying down aircraft after completion of flight; maintains operation and component
records for agency; conducts or schedules required training of flight personnel; and prepares and
monitors air operations budget.
NOTE: CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE REQUIRED TO
PROVIDE COPIES OR SCANS OF QUALIFYING FLIGHT LOGS.
Carson City blends a mix of shopping, dining, entertainment, culture, nightlife, and old-
fashioned western charm. With close proximity to Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada Mountains,
the area boasts unlimited year-round activities to include fishing, boating, hiking, biking, world-
class skiing, and golf courses, and many special events. Women and under-represented groups
are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal
Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in the recruitment of its employees and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status,
physical or mental disability, genetic information, or sexual orientation.
Graduation from high school or equivalent education, and 3,500 hours logged, pilot-in-command
total fixed-wing multi- and/or single-engine aircraft flight time, as designated by the agency at
the time of recruitment. Flight experience must include 100 hours of flight time within the
preceding 12 months.
Background Check: A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
Drug Screening: Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public
safety. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to submit to a pre-
employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law requires random testing
for controlled substances during employment.
APPROXIMATE Annual Salary:
Based on the successful candidate's experience, education, and relevant skills the annual salary
for this position can be placed up to $108,753 (salary reflects retirement (PERS) contributions by
both the employee/employer; an employer paid contribution plan is also available with a reduced
Paid Leave - Includes annual leave, sick leave, and 11 holidays; Group Insurance - Includes
medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance; Workers'
Compensation - Assessment from the State's workers' compensation insurance to fund the cost
of benefits if you suffer a job-related injury or illness; PERS Retirement Contribution - A
calculated benefit will be available to you upon retirement after a minimum of 5 years of service;
and Unemployment Compensation - Assessment from the Employment Security Division to
fund benefits for you if you become unemployed for reasons beyond your control. Other
employee paid benefits such as deferred compensation plans are available.
RESUMES WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTILTHE POSITION IS FILLED
(All letters of interest and resumes will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Hiring
may occur at any time during the recruitment process.)
SUBMIT RESUMES AND INQUIRIES TO:
Nevada Department of Transportation
Human Resources Division
Attn: Ashley Barkdull
1263 S Stewart Street
Carson City NV 89712
Or email to email@example.com
In subject line please reference: NDOT Pilot III
Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of
Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in
recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin,
religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic
information (GINA), or gender identity and expression.
Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied
Carson City, Nevada