City of Henderson

SCADA System Technician

Onsite - Henderson, NV
Application Deadline: 6/20/24

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This is an open and continuous recruitment which will remain open for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days and close without notice once a sufficient pool of highly qualified candidates has been created.

The City of Henderson announces an examination to create an eligibility list and to fill one (1) vacancy for the classification of SCADA System Technician in the Department of Utility Services. The eligibility list may be utilized to fill vacancies for this classification for up to one (1) year.

Under general supervision, programs, maintains, and repairs the computers and computer peripherals in the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system; and performs related duties as assigned.

Ideal Candidate: The ideal candidate would have experience reviewing control systems designs, programming both PLC and SCADA systems, and have excellent troubleshooting skills.

The first review of applications will take place on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.  


The salary range for this position is $36.44 – $54.67 Hourly

  • Salary placement for non-represented positions is based on a comprehensive compensation review and takes into consideration the candidate’s qualifications as well as internal equity.
  • Click here to View the City’s Non-Represented Compensation Policy *
  • * Contingent upon the City’s financial performance and subject to available funding as determined by the City 

Work-Life Balance

  • Four (4)-Day, 38 hour workweek

Paid Leave and Holidays

Comprehensive benefits package*** for all full-time, regular non-represented employees including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance 
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Policy
  • Retirement Benefits: Nevada PERS (Public Employees’ Retirement System), Retirement Health Savings (RHS) Account, Deferred Compensation – 457(b) and 401(a) Plans
  • Voluntary Benefits: Pet Insurance, Auto/Home Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, SSgA Upromise 529 College Savings Plan
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF) through the Federal Government
  • Tuition and Certification Reimbursement Program, and much more!
  • ***Click here to review all City Employee Benefits

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Mathematics, or a closely related field
  • Five (5) years of experience in writing and maintaining control logic programming, writing and maintaining Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications, and modifying, maintaining, and repairing computers and computer peripherals of a SCADA system 
  • Note: An equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered 
  • Possess and maintain a valid Nevada or “border state” driver’s license, as defined by NRS 483

Required Documents/Assessment Information


1) Completed Employment Application


Oral Board Interview with Written Component (Weighted 100%) – Instructions regarding the Written Component will be sent out on Thursday, May 30, 2024. Oral Board Interviews will take place Tuesday, June 4, 2024.

(Best-Qualified Candidates)

Selection Interview – Thursday, June 6, 2024

(Top-Scoring Candidates)

All applicants will be notified by email or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.


If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, you will be required to self-schedule through the City of Henderson online application system. Please check your email and/or text messages on a regular basis after submitting your application for complete instructions, which include where and when to report.

The assessment and selection process for this position will take place on the dates listed above. All candidates who wish to be considered for this position will need to be in Henderson, Nevada and/or available via Microsoft Teams to participate in the testing process at any time on any of the dates listed above. 

Selection Process

The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best-qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. It is the responsibility of the candidate requiring accommodation to contact the Human Resources Department (preferably in writing) at the time of application.

Appointment may be subject to the successful and timely completion of a post offer pre-employment background investigation and medical/physical examination, including a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements. The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards.