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


Location:


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


Email: hroel@doc.nv.gov


Position Description


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//


Minimum Qualifications



  • One year of experience milking cows on a milk production line using mechanized milking equipment.

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.

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.

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.

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