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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
(DO NOT USE)CONSERVATION STAFF SPECIALIST II - Conservation Districts Program Regional Specialist
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $47,606.40 to  $70,804.08  PAY GRADE: 36
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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Conservation
Location: Ely
Job Class Code: 01.810
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 22942
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/25/2014
Close Date: 10/09/2014
Recruiter:
   KARA SULLIVAN
   Phone: (775)684-0133
   Email: ksullivan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Forestry Program Managers plan, coordinate and oversee activities, services and staff in major program areas such as resource management, fire management, conservation camp management, support services management, or safety and training management.
Under general supervision, Conservation Staff Specialists assist in developing, formulating, and coordinating programs, policies and procedures related to areas such as resource management, safety and training, fire management and policy management pertinent to the assigned area of natural resource management, preservation, conservation and protection.
This position is one of the Conservation Districts Program's regional state specialists that will work with the locally-elected districts in the respective region and also coordinate closely with conservation district specialists in other regions.

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, ecology, natural resource management, forestry, parks management, fire management or related field and three years of journey level professional experience in a relevant resource management field that included assisting in developing, formulating, and coordinating programs, policies and procedures; coordinating special grant programs and/or contracts; and coordinating training programs; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Some positions require specialized skills and experience in grant management, policy development, equipment and property management, fire and/or resource management, or other natural resource field and will be identified at the time of recruitment.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
The Examination
CONSERVATION STAFF SPECIALIST II
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Describe your experience in range conservation, invasive species, and/or natural resource projects or programs.
2) Describe your experience bringing together diverse project partners, as well as your success at meeting the intended outcome of those interactions.
3) Describe your experience in public speaking and meeting facilitation.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
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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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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