Prison Milker - #292297
State of Nevada
Date: 06/11/2021 20:01 PM
City: Carson City, Nevada
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
Job Title: PRISON MILKER
PRISON MILKER - 60010723
Posting Close Date: N/A
CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89701
Requisition Id: 1580
Department: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Division: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Business Unit: HR-PRISON RANCH
Work Type: PERMANENT
Pay Grade: GRADE 23
Salary Range: $31,403.52 - $45,142.56
Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time
Recruiter: HOLLY ROEL
Phone: 775 977-5714
Prison Milker milks cows, cleans milking and milk handling equipment, oversees and instructs inmates; and does related work as required at a prison dairy. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The Nevada Department of Corrections has a vacancy for a Prison Milker at Northern Nevada Correctional Center (NNCC), in Carson City, Nevada. The incumbent will supervise milking operations of lactating cows. Perform maintenance on milking system as needed. Incumbent will assist with other farm related duties as needed. Incumbent will need to maintain health of cows and perform other assigned duties as needed. Knowledge of herd health and location cycle is imperative. Record keeping is required.
Incumbent must be willing to work weekends and holidays. May include working a split shift at times.
To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-9_0//
- One year of experience milking cows on a milk production line using mechanized milking equipment.
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.
- 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.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to perform general maintenance associated with a dairy or crop farm
General knowledge of bovine health care, disease prevention and treatment.
Working knowledge of the use and care of mechanical milking equipment.
Ability to detect heat signs, calculate gestation times and assist with cow birthing.
Working knowledge of modern methods of sanitation on a milk production line.
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 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.