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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $38,523.60 to  $56,626.56  PAY GRADE: 31
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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Nevada System of Higher Education
Division: UNR
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 06.364
Announcement Number: 22309
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/17/2014
Close Date: 07/01/2014
   Phone: 775-784-1495
   Email: classifiedjobs@unr.edu
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Cartographic/Graphics Technician's produce maps which are geographic representations facilitating a special understanding of objects, concepts, conditions, processes or events in the world; provide illustrations for publications, presentations and grant applications/reports; and create manual covers, forms, charts, graphs and materials.
--The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Cartographic/Graphics Technician 3 for the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring high-quality maps, data, reports, posters, figures, tables, and other products for publication and providing services and expertise in the areas of GIS, cartography, graphic design, publications, web design, web applications, web services, animations and hazard loss modeling to faculty, staff, students, and clients; as well as other duties as assigned.
--The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; this is subject to change based on organizational needs. This position does not provide lay-off rights and is contingent upon funding. Pursuant to Nevada Legislature, State of Nevada Classified employees are subject to a mandatory unpaid furlough requirement of six days (part-time prorated) per fiscal year effective July 1, 2013. Information regarding campus security, personal safety, fire safety, and crime statistics can be found at http://www.unr.edu/Documents/administration-finance/Police/2012-Annual-Report.pdf. Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school and four years of related experience, three of which included performing cartography work and experience in one or more of the following: computer-based desktop publishing, graphic arts, mapping or drafting; OR one year of experience as a Cartographic/Graphics Technician II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    An Associate of Applied Science degree in computer graphics, multimedia, geography, geology or closely related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
    As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
Special Requirements
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position does not provide lay-off rights and is contingent upon funding.
    This position requires experience in geology or GIS/cartography using geodatabases, or experience in natural resource mapping, or related area. Examples of experience include: ESRI ArcGIS Desktop software and extensions; GIS database management for map production; map/data conversion processes from legacy formats to GIS formats; metadata preparation and FGDC metadata standards; web services creation using ArcGIS Server; web applications development; data integration into large data repositories; web programming languages, web server administration; geodesic principles and how the curvature of the earth affects a flat map.
    This position requires experience with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and Server.
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.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Applicants with experience using VR, a specialized computer system using Stereoscopic 3D, are encouraged to apply. Do you have this experience? If so, please describe your experience in detail.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Nevada System of Higher Education
Business Center North Human Resources
Artemesia Building, MS 240, Room 2
Reno, NV 89557-0055

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