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Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy

Department: Business and Industry (http://business.nv.gov/)

Division: Industrial Relations

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

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 41264

Open to all qualified persons.



Close Date:





Phone: (702)486-2911

Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov

Applications accepted

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The Position

Safety Specialists promote recognized safety practices among businesses covered by federal and State safety and health laws and regulations. Incumbents identify or train others to identify safety and health hazards and violations, and recommend reasonable and feasible means of abatement; research specific technology and industry applications using technical references and applicable codes and standards; prepare written reports and/or training materials; make public presentations to promote knowledge of safety issues among the public and industry groups; and maintain current knowledge of new technologies, standards, codes, rules and regulations.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

The position is located in the Mechanical Compliance Section with the Department of Business and Industry, Division of Industrial Relations in Las Vegas. Elevator Safety Specialists promote recognized safety practices among businesses covered by State and Federal safety and health laws and regulations. Incumbent will perform safety inspections of elevator equipment. They will also conduct inspection of elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, moving walks, personnel hoists, and related equipment. Incumbent may be required to use personal vehicle to conduct State business. Working shifts other than 7:00am to 4:00pm may be required, including weekends. 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 engineering or closely related curriculum and two years of experience in the construction, installation, repair, and adjustment of elevators, escalators, moving walks, lifts, hoists, amusement rides or similar equipment; OR Associate's degree in one of the mechanical technologies and three years of experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Safety Representative, Elevator - DIR in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. One year of this experience must have involved the inspection of a variety of elevators.

Special Notes

For the Safety Supervisor and Safety Specialist, incumbents must obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Elevator Inspector's Certificate of Competency within twelve months of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Special Requirements

A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. Stand by/or call back may be required. Travel up to 25% of the time is required.

Additional Position Criteria

Incumbents must obtain a State of Nevada Elevator Inspector's Certificate of Competency within twelve months of appointment. A Qualified Elevator Inspector's (QEI) Certificate is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment.

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.


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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