• State of Nevada
  • Minden, Nevada
  • Jan 01, 2022
Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description





*Pay Grade: GRADE 39

Salary Range: $61,011.36 - $91,350.00

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time


Phone: 775 684-0126

Email: Darrell.Morlan@admin.nv.gov

Position Description

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, rotorcraft helicopter or other equipment owned or leased by the agency. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.

This position is for the Nevada Department of Wildlife. Primary flying duties will be in rotorcraft helicopter assisting Department staff in conducting wildlife survey activities. These activities require flying for extended periods at high and/or low altitudes, over mountainous and variable terrain and with obscured visibility resulting from weather conditions and fires. Position may assist the Division of Forestry in fire suppression. Participation in training and recertification activities to maintain ratings required to pilot assigned aircraft will be necessary. This position requires rotorcraft helicopter experience, as well as a preferred experience with fixed-wing aircraft. The Department owns and operates two Bell 407 HP helicopters. This position is being recruited at both Pilot 2 & Pilot 3 levels.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-9_0//

Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduation from high school, or equivalent education, and 3,500 hours logged, pilot-in-command total rotorcraft or fixed-wing and/or single-engine aircraft flight time, as designated by the agency at the time of recruitment. Flight experience must include 250 hours low-level flight; 250 hours conducting external load operations; 500 hours mountain flying above 5,000 feet mean sea level; and 100 hours of flight time within the preceding 12 months.

  • Rotorcraft helicopter experience is required.

  • Your PIC flight log, identifying your 3,500 plus hours of logged flight time, must be attached to your application packet at the time of submittal.

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.

    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.
    • Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
    • A valid second class medical certificate issued by an authorized FAA medical examiner is required.
    • A valid commercial pilot certificate with rotorcraft helicopter rating including instrument rating or fix-wing multi-engine and/or single-engine land rating, including instrument rating issued by the FAA is required.

    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 salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

    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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