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State of Nevada WEIGHTS & MEASURES INSPECTOR 2 in Nevada



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In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.


Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur

in this geographical location.

Department: Agriculture

Division: Consumer Equitability

Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 40467

Open to all qualified persons.






Phone: (775)684-0126

Email: darrell.morlan@admin.nv.gov

Applications accepted

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.

The Position

Weights and Measures Inspectors inspect all commercial weighing and measuring devices, enforce applicable regulations, and sample gasoline and diesel fuel for quality in order to protect the economic interests of consumers and merchants in the State.

Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties outlined in the series concept and may provide field training to newly hired personnel as needed. This is the journey level in the series.

This is for multiple Weights and Measures Inspector 2 positions with the Department of Agriculture in Las Vegas. Weights and Measures Inspectors check the net content of package goods, price verification, regulating method of advertising and sale of commodities; and respond to all documented complaints regarding applicable devices and advertised pricing. This position's job duties are performed almost entirely in the field, which requires extensive travel throughout the assigned territory, including overnight stays up to 25% of the time. This may include 5 business days of travel for training outside of the state of Nevada. Because of the CDL requirement of this position, Federal Law requires random screening of controlled substances throughout the course of employment. All positions must operate a diesel truck and trailer. Incumbents in these positions must obtain a Nevada commercial drivers license (CDL) within 12 months of appointment and maintain a current CDL for continued employment. 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.

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in science, mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering or a closely related field and one year of experience in the inspection, maintenance or installation of mechanical or electrical equipment which included weighing and/or measuring devices and applying weights and measures regulations; OR Associate's degree from an accredited college or university in science, mathematics, statistics, physics, engineering or a closely related field and two years of experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Weights and Measures Inspector I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

Special Notes

Some positions in this series must operate a diesel truck and trailer. Incumbents in those positions must obtain a Nevada Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within one year of appointment and maintain a current CDL for continuing employment

A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Positions in this series must be able to obtain and maintain applicable professional certifications issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) as a condition for continuing employment.

Special Requirements

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 substances.

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.

The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment

1) Do you have a Class A commercial driver's license (CDL)? Please explain.

2) Do you have experience towing and maneuvering kingpin/gooseneck and pintle hook trailers? Please describe.

3) Do you have experience working with large capacity scales? Please describe when and how you obtained this experience.

4) Do you have experience working with high flow meters? Please explain when and how you obtained this experience.


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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