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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $50,508.72 to  $75,147.12  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.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Agriculture
Division: Administration
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 07.656
Announcement Number: 32766
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/31/2017
Close Date: 11/14/2017
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Business Process Analysts apply an in-depth knowledge of the agency's program areas to define and implement a solution to a given problem that requires an individually tailored response for end-user requirements.
Under limited supervision, incumbents perform the full range of journey level duties described in the series concept. Incumbents may serve as a leadworker as assigned. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
This position, working under the general direction of the Business Process Analyst 3, will coordinate with department staff to determine user needs and design, implement, and manage the Geographic Information System (GIS) at the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA). The selected candidate will analyze user needs, business workflow, policies and regulation; determine project objectives; review available hardware and/or software; identify required project sequencing; provide technical support to users; design, implement and maintain all Department geospatial datasets; and perform quality assurance/quality control procedures; and use Global Positioning System (GPS) hardware and software to collect and validate data in the field and produce program and Department maps. The incumbent will provide support to Department program managers and staff in the assembly of data, data analysis and production of maps of analyzed data; coordinate with other government entities to maintain NDA access and use of relevant partner data; and provide general education and outreach to the public and partnering entities regarding GPS and GIS use and sharing of data.

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 business, public administration, management information systems, or other disciplines related to the assignment and two years of professional experience in a related program area analyzing and interpreting program laws, regulations, policies and procedures, which included one year of experience applying recognized data processing concepts to business process planning and analyses; OR one year of experience as a Business Process Analyst I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Additional Position Experience
    Experience using GPS to collect data and conduct surveys is required.
    Experience providing general education and outreach to the public and partnering entities regarding GPS and GIS use and sharing data is required.
    Experience using spatial and non-spatial data analysis methods is required.
    Experience using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop Software and ESRI ArcGIS Online platform is required
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) Do you have experience with data-driven web application creation and development? If so, please describe.
2) Do you have experience with the agriculture or conservation industry? If so, please describe.
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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