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For a current listing of job openings see below. The City of West Wendover does not accept resumes or applications for future jobs. At times, the City does open recruitment listings for Police Officers and Fire Fighters. Those recruitment periods if open are shown below.


Department:  POLICE DEPARTMENT Salary:  $13.22 - $22.62


Under general and direct supervision of the Lead Dispatcher, the Chief of Police, or the Chief’s designee, performs the full range of operational duties required in dispatching public safety personnel and equipment. Responsible for receiving routine and emergency calls and transmitted messages via radio, 9-1-1 emergency phone lines and data terminals. Is responsible for appropriate dispatching of public safety personnel in regards to information received and the dissemination of such information to appropriate personnel.


The Public Safety Dispatcher shall report any and all matters through the appropriate channel of communications, i.e., the appropriate persons as required by City policy.


Performs technical communication work including: Transmitting and receiving messages via public safety radios, 9-1-1 emergency telephone lines, data terminals and other communications equipment.


Monitors and maintains status of assigned public safety personnel and equipment; may initiate actions to ensure adequate area-wide protection. Analyzes situations accurately and takes effective action to help assure field safety. Receives reports of situations, which may result or have resulted in various types of emergencies and coordinates the dispatching of emergency vehicles and public safety personnel. Reads and utilizes computer codes, formats and displays. Inquires, interprets, verifies, receives and disseminates information from national, state and local law enforcement computer networks. Maintains records and prepares reports of calls received and actions taken as necessary.


Education/Experience/Training. Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful performance would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

High School Diploma; One (1) year of progressively responsible work in a communications (emergency or non-emergency) environment including operation of communication equipment, protocols and appropriate policies and procedures related to such operation; or class-work related studies and/or ability to learn operating procedures quickly.

Knowledge/Skill. Operation of computer systems and/or public safety computer systems, video display terminals, radio dispatching equipment and consoles, 9-1-1 telephone systems and/or other associated public safety communication equipment. Knowledge of community roads, streets, highways, area geography, major structures and public facilities within the city.

Ability to successfully process information, effectively use computer systems and telecommunications equipment, interpret and apply rules, regulations and policies and procedures of an organization. Ability to prepare clear, concise and understandable written documents. Read, write, and speak in a clear, concise and legible manner including use of appropriate grammar. The ability to coordinate multiple tasks and events simultaneously including the ability to respond to such tasks and events. Ability to read and interpret written instruction and map documents. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors other agency personnel and the public. Ability to accomplish tasks in a controlled and effective manner while working under stress. Ability to learn from and understand techniques and methods used in a public safety communications environment. Bi-lingual ability is preferred but is not a requirement.

Special Requirements And Licensing. Must possess at a minimum a valid Class C Nevada (Utah, if residing in Utah) Driver’s License or an equivalent from another state. If using an equivalent, must be able to obtain at a minimum a Nevada (or Utah, if residing in Utah) Class C license within 30 days as a condition of employment.
Must be a U.S. citizen, or have the legal right to work in the United States;
may be subject to an annual driving record review in addition to an appropriate background investigation and drug/alcohol testing per the West Wendover Employee Personnel Manual.

Background Investigation: Due to the nature of this position, a background investigation may be conducted by the City as required, in order to establish suitability for employment.


Ability to tailor work hours to needs of department: This position will require the ability to work weekends, rotating shifts, holidays and/or overtime as well as responding to call outs (day or night) as required.
Smoke-free working environment. Work environment is generally clean with limited exposure to conditions such as dust, fumes, odors, or noise. Frequent interruptions to planned work activities may occur; special needs from department heads, co-workers or public.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job: Ability to work in high stress, demanding situations with numerous interruptions. Strength, dexterity, coordination, and vision to use a keyboard and video display terminal for prolonged periods. Strength and stamina to bend, stoop, sit, and stand for short periods of time. Dexterity and coordination to handle files and single pieces of paper; periodic lifting of files, stacks of paper or reports, references, and other materials. Some reaching for items above and below desk level. Some bending, reaching, squatting, and stooping is necessary. The ability to communicate via telephone. Light lifting (25 to 50 pounds) is periodically required..

The Public Safety Dispatcher shall report any and all matters through the appropriate channel of communications, i.e., the appropriate persons as required by City policy.

Performance And Evaluation: The employee will be evaluated on quantity and quality of work and the manner in which personal characteristics are brought to bear on that work. Performance evaluations will be performed as specified by City Policy.

Testing: A basic skills test may be conducted as part of the interview process and may include: Basic computer operation including typing and program usage such as word processing and spreadsheet programs, 10-key usage as well as basic accounting knowledge and application.
In compliance with applicable disability laws, reasonable accommodations may be provided for qualified individuals with a disability who require and request such accommodations. Incumbents and individuals who have been offered employment are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Note: This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

“The City of West Wendover is an Equal Opportunity Provider”

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For Employment Application Click Here

For Supplemental Questionnaire Click Here

Closing Date:  July 28, 2014
Job Title:  Transportation Security Officers - Part Time
Department:  TSA Salary:  $17.45

We are happy to announce that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has immediate openings for part-time Transportation Security Officers at the Wendover Airport. The starting pay is $17.45 per hour with additional bonus potential. TSA offers federal health benefits, life/long term care insurance, paid time off, retirement plans, flexible work schedules and more! Please post attached flyer on bulletin boards and in career centers at your location or organization to advertise this great opportunity.

Apply online at

To Qualify You Must:
Be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National at time of application submission;
Be at least 18 years of age at time of application submission;
Be proficient in the English language (i.e., able to read, write, speak, and listen);
Have a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) credential OR at least one year of full-time work experience in the security industry, aviation screening, or as an X-ray technician.

Thank you,

David C. Brown
Administrative Support Officer - HR
Transportation Security Administration
2284 West 160 North
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116

For Employment Flyer Click Here

*This position is not a City of West Wendover position. It is posted as a courtesy to U.S. Transportation Security Administration

Closing Date:  December 31, 2014
Department:  FIRE DEPARTMENT Salary:  $9.00 - $13.00

*Note: This position is part-time only and consists of only 5 to 7 hours per week.
**Note: This position requires you to reside in West Wendover, Nevada; Wendover, Utah or the immediate surrounding area.

This Part Time Fire Fighter position is under general and direct supervision of the Senior Fire Fighter Personnel including Lieutenant’s, Captains, and Fire Chief. Performs technical fire fighting duties in responding to calls, requests for public safety assistance and offering of appropriate aid. Is capable of performing physically demanding activities and operating and maintaining appropriate fire fighting vehicles, equipment and tools in relation to the duties of a fire fighter. Can meet appropriate training objectives of a fire fighter in relation to physical fitness, vehicle and equipment operation and the application of first aid and other related life-safety operations. Is capable of and committed to the required training of a fire fighter, which involves at a minimum five hours of training conducted on Wednesday’s of each week and the ability to respond to paged call outs for emergencies when available. Is capable of receiving and implementing orders issued by superiors in the Department and maintaining a professional decorum and behavior at all times.

SALARY RANGE: $9.00 to $13.00/Hour Depending On Qualifications (DOQ)

Full job descriptions and applications are available:
In Person
West Wendover City Hall, 1111 N. Gene L. Jones Way, West Wendover, Nevada 89883
By U.S. Mail
Send a business size self addressed stamped envelope to the City of West Wendover
Attn: Personnel Office – Job Opening, P.O. Box 2825, West Wendover, Nevada 89883
Via Facsimile
Contact the West Wendover City Hall (775) 664-3081
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Completed applications and supplemental questionaire must be received by the West Wendover City Office, 1111 N. Gene L. Jones Way, West Wendover, Nevada 89883. Faxed applications for this position will be accepted but not in lieu of original (775) 664-3720. The City may close this open recruitment at any time adequate applications are received.

The City of West Wendover is an Equal Opportunity Employer
This is a non-exempt position under FLSA

For Job Description Click Here

For Application and Supplemental Questionnaire Click Here

Closing Date:  December 31, 2014
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