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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
BIOLOGIST III - Game Management Data Manager
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $45,560.16 to  $67,692.96  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: Game Management
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 01.729
Announcement Number: 22308
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/13/2014
Close Date: 07/16/2014
   Phone: (775)688-1522
   Email: klbowling@ndow.org
Applications accepted for another Expired
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.
Position's primary duties within the Game Management Division (GMD) will be to collect and compile various GMD and wildlife resource datasets and establish a standardized statewide data management system for organizing, maintaining, accessing, and analyzing that data. Duties inherently include the development of relational and spatial databases and implementing quality control standards through integration with GMD and other Department staff. Position's immediate priority is to ensure all historic GMD big game aerial survey data, GPS and VHF collar data, hunt/harvest data records, and wildlife health and disease surveillance/diagnostic data are integrated into a Microsoft Access or similar relational database system. The position will also be responsible for or participate in the management and analyses of: active GPS collar data, statewide GIS big game herd distribution and habitat information, big game hunt return data, bighorn and mountain goat harvest check-in data, big game cementum annuli age data, big game capture and transplant data, and big game population models.

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.
Special Notes
    Working on occasional nights and/or weekends may be required.
    Specialized experience may be required and will be identified at the time of recruitment.
Additional Position Experience
    This position requires experience managing data using Microsoft Excel and Access to develop and implement practices and standards.
    This position requires experience with spatial data concepts and geographic information systems (GIS), including, but not limited to: geographic coordinate systems; spatial data structures and formats; mapping principles and best practices; and spatial data analysis.
    This position requires experience analyzing data through mathematical and statistical methods.
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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