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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
BIOLOGIST III - Fisheries - Boulder City
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $44,411.76 to  $66,001.68  PAY GRADE: 35
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Wildlife
Division: Wildlife
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 01.729
Announcement Number: 18797
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/14/2013
   Phone: (775)684-4951
   Email: DBadger@dmv.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Biologists conduct fisheries, wildlife and/or habitat management projects and research studies including data collection, analysis and interpretation; develop and implement project proposals and work plans; prepare recommendations; and participate in public relations activities.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position primarily develops and implements work programs for Federal Aid Grants from the US Bureau of Reclamation Lower Colorado River MSCP Program. Principle duties include managing the captive rearing of the federally endangered razorback suckers at Lake Mead State Fish Hatchery, management of razorback sucker populations in long term rearing ponds at Overton State Wildlife Management Area, and developing/implementing species research studies. This position also implements work activities for the rearing of other ESA listed and State protected native fishes, field monitoring of razorback sucker and other aquatic species, and develops and coordinates grants and project scopes cooperatively with the funding Federal Agency USBR. This is a full time TERM position and the duration of the position is dependent on continued funding from the US Bureau of Reclamation Lower Colorado River MSCP Program. This recruitment is open at all 3 levels of Biologist and may be filled at any level. Applicants are encouraged to apply for the level that best matches their education and experience.

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 biology, wildlife management or closely related field and three years of professional wildlife management experience such as conducting research studies including data collection, analysis and interpretation; development and implementation of project proposals for fisheries, wildlife and/or habitat management projects; OR two years of experience as a Biologist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
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
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Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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