CONSERVATION CREW SUPERVISOR 2

Wildland
Nevada Division of Forestry - Wells, Nevada


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Job Description

The Position Conservation Crew Supervisors supervise inmate crews, maintain security, and provide training in equipment use and safety in completing projects in resource conservation, fire management and community service. Incumbents perform in a continuing trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. The Division of Forestry's mission is to provide professional natural resource and wildland fire management services to enhance, conserve and protect forest, rangeland and watershed values, endangered plants and other native flora. The Division of Forestry has a unique partnership with the Department of Corrections to train and provide labor skills in natural resource and wildland fire management to minimum security inmates to help rehabilitate and reduce return rates. Under the supervision of the Conservation Camp Supervisor, this position supervises and directs up to 12 inmate crew members on natural resource conservation projects and wildland fire suppression incidents. Conservation projects can include but are not limited to timber stand improvement, timber harvest, insect and disease abatement, vegetative fuels reduction, tree planting, reclamation of wildfire damaged lands, riparian enhancement, watershed and range improvement, wildlife habitat enhancement, park maintenance, prescribed fire fuel reduction projects, and application of herbicide and pesticide for noxious weed and insect control. Wildland Fire response can be required in and out of state for durations up to 21 days. NWCG qualifications are required to be obtained and/or maintained for the duration of employment commensurate with the level of Crew Supervisor filled. Conservation crew supervisors supervise and evaluate crew member skill levels; plan, assign and review work; brief crew regarding work requirements and processes, job hazards and safety standards; direct projects to ensure timely completion and production rates are met; identify problems and take corrective action; and ensure the custody and security of crew members. Crew supervisors also compile data and prepare records and reports related to project outcomes and accomplishments; equipment usage, maintenance and repair; and crew member evaluations, training and cohesion. Applicants with a background or interest solely in natural resource management will be trained in wildland fire suppression. Equally, those with a background or interest solely in wildland fire suppression will be trained in natural resource management. Both applicants are encouraged to apply. The selected applicant must pass the arduous pack test that consists of a three (3) mile walk, carrying a forty-five (45) pound pack within forty-five (45) minutes as well as a pre-hire drug screening and background check. To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-1_0/

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: NWCG Firefighter I qualified and graduation from high school or equivalent education
  • Experience: Three years of logging, construction, ranching, wildland firefighting, natural resource-related and/or physically active conservation-related experience, one year of which must have been supervising staff and/or inmate crews;

To Qualify: In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements: Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) NWCG Firefighter I qualified and graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of logging, construction, ranching, wildland firefighting, natural resource-related and/or physically active conservation-related experience, one year of which must have been supervising staff and/or inmate crews; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. Special Notes Applicants are required to pass a physical agility test prior to appointment and as a condition for continuing employment. Possession of a Class B driver's license with air brake endorsement is required within one year and as a condition of continuing employment. Positions must pass a strict annual physical examination according to agency standards and to meet requirements of the provisions of the Heart/Lung Bills. All positions must obtain Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (CPR & AED) American Heart Association certification during the probationary period and maintain certification as a condition of continuing employment. Special Requirements Possession of a valid driver's license is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment. Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in this class have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this class must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. Applicants are required to undergo a Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) background investigation prior to being considered for employment. Positions are required to work weekends and/or holidays and must be available for emergency assignments up to 14 days in duration. Positions must complete a 40-hour pre-service training in supervision of inmates after hire. In order to be allocated to the Conservation Crew Supervisor II level, incumbents must be NWCG Firefighter I qualified as outlined in the Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide, PMS 310-1 as developed by the NWCG. Additional Position Experience Must be qualified as a NWCG Firefighter I. Need to attached copy of your Red Card to application. The Examination Application Evaluation Exam The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications 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

Contact Informaton

Jared Pekuri

Nevada Division of Forestry
I-80 Exit 365
Wells, Nevada 89835
phone: 1 775 478 5129

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