State of Nevada SAFETY SPECIALIST, RAILWAY - Motive Power and Equipment in Nevada
SAFETY SPECIALIST, RAILWAY
- Motive Power and Equipment
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 35
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Public Utilities Commission
Division: Rail Safety
Job Class Code:
Announcement Number: 40310
Open to all qualified persons.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Safety Specialists promote recognized safety practices among businesses covered by State and federal safety and health laws and regulations.
This position may be located in Carson City or Las Vegas depending on the applicants and needs of the agency. The incumbent will perform duties related to railroad motive power and equipment, or the operational conditions of equipment.
Safety Specialists conduct railway inspections and investigations while enforcing state and federal safety regulations. Incumbents conduct investigations of reported incidents to obtain adequate information to formulate a recommendation to the Director of Regulatory Operations and assigned Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) incident investigations team leader; investigate alleged violations of the federal regulations and report any violations observed to the appropriate State inspector or the appropriate FRA specialist; and review and advise on changes in grade crossings.
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.
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
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In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of professional experience in the assigned railway discipline, which will be identified at the time of recruitment; OR valid certification by the Federal Railroad Administration in an assigned railway discipline, which will be identified at the time of recruitment; OR one year of experience as a Safety Representative, Railway in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Incumbents must obtain and maintain Federal Railroad Administration certification in an assigned railway discipline (Hazardous Materials, Motive Power and Equipment, Operating Practices or Track Safety) within one year of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. The specific discipline area will be identified at the time of recruitment.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, some positions in this class have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in those positions must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Positions allocated to the Safety Specialist, Railway - Motive Power and Equipment discipline require experience in construction or maintenance of railroad rolling equipment. This specialty area will be identified at the time of recruitment.
Valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
Experience in construction or maintenance of railroad rolling equipment is required.
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.
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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