APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 40
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.
Licensed Professional Engineers provide professional services involving the application of engineering principles and data, or activities in connection with public or private utilities, structures, buildings, machines, equipment or projects impacting the public welfare or the safeguarding of life, health or property.
This position manages the multi-year, federally grant-funded Newlands Project Water Rights Mapping project, which is developing a geospatially accurate base map of water-righted lands within the Newlands Irrigation Project area. This position is responsible for overall project leadership, program management, and supervision of 4 Mapping Technicians. Responsibilities include tracking project expenditures and timely reporting progress to the grant-funding agency. This position coordinates with multiple agencies, responds to public inquiries, and conducts annual outreach meetings to communicate project progress and to receive public input. This position also includes other water rights duties including review of water right applications, collection and compilation of water use data, conducting field investigations, drafting water right certificates and writing rulings on contested applications. Appointment as a Nevada State Water Rights Surveyor is required within 90 days of hiring.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Current Licensure as a Professional Engineer (P.E.)
A person that is a licensed Professional Engineer in another state must become licensed as a Professional Engineer in Nevada within six months of appointment as a condition of employment.
Registration as a Professional Engineer is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Experience
Experience preparing or reviewing water right applications submitted to Division of Water Resources (or similar entities), and experience in one or more of the following: engineering project management, grants management or grants proposal writing, database management, or GIS mapping is required.
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) Describe your experience working with water-rights data, water-rights maps, databases or GIS mapping software.
2) Describe your experience as a supervisor and/or as a project manager.
3) Describe your experience, including number of years, managing a grant-funded program or working with Federal, State or Local Government budgets.