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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
PARK INTERPRETER
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $46,311.84 to  $68,674.32  PAY GRADE: 34
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: State Parks
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 01.912
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 32736
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/25/2017
Close Date: 11/15/2017
Recruiter:
   CARL CHISAM
   Phone: (775)684-0110
   Email: cchisam@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Park Interpreters plan, organize, provide and supervise a variety of interpretive facilities, services and activities and assist in the operation and maintenance of an assigned State park.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
This position is located at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park located in down town Las Vegas. The site has numerous historical interpretive opportunities based on early settlement of the Las Vegas Valley. Candidates work under the direct supervision of the Park Supervisor in all aspects of park operations including visitor services, interpretation, custodial services, building and grounds maintenance, fee collection, gift store operations, museum operations and volunteer management. This position is responsible for developing and implementing interpretive programs onsite and off-site as well as managing and curating historic items and structures at an historic site. This position is responsible for community outreach and educational programs to local schools and community groups, designing and creating brochures, interpretive signage, exhibits, audiovisual programs, and online media presence. This position recruits, trains and supervises park volunteers and subordinate seasonal staff and is responsible for submitting weekly deposits, monthly reports, scheduling group and tour reservations. The position requires the use of general office equipment, and light maintenance equipment. Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel are required. Park Interpreters work variable hours and shifts including evenings, weekends, and holidays and must be available to work special events and respond to callouts or emergencies. Some statewide travel may be required. Park Housing is not available at this location.

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 with a major or minor in park management, outdoor recreation management, history/folklore, education, ecology, forestry, biology, agriculture, natural or environmental sciences, horticulture, wildlife management, museum management, business or public administration or related field and one year of professional park experience which included developing, managing and presenting interpretive and/or educational activities; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Positions may be subject to call back and work various hours and/or shifts.
Special Requirements
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, all positions in this class have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this class must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
    Positions require work on evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
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.
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
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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
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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