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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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.