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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CONSERVATION AID 2 - Seasonal - Statewide
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $27,478.08 to  $39,191.76  PAY GRADE: 21
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: Seasonal, full time vacancies as they may occur Statewide.
Department: Wildlife
Division: Wildlife
Job Class Code: 01.791
Announcement Number: 33405
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/02/2018
Close Date: 05/02/2018
   Phone: (775)688-1522
   Email: klbowling@ndow.org
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Conservation Aids assist professional staff in a variety of projects involving the conservation and preservation of the State's natural resources.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. OR Incumbents perform basic tasks or elements of the job not requiring the additional knowledge, skills and abilities to perform at the next level in the series.
In order to be considered for these positions, you must submit an application through NVAPPS. An email and/or resume cannot be accepted in lieu of the application. Positions perform a variety of duties related to wildlife management, conservation and wildlife ecology. Most positions are of a 3 month duration over the summer months, working four 10 hour days in the field and camping at remote location sites on the workdays. The Sage-grouse Lek Count technician will be involved with data collection and data entry. Data collection will be conducted in very remote locations. The divisions that have the current seasonal openings include Fisheries Management, Game Management, Wildlife Diversity, and Habitat (Wildlife Management Areas and Wildlife Water Development). Some positions may require a valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. The locations that are currently being recruited for include Reno, Fallon, Winnemucca, Yerington (Mason Valley), Elko, Ely, Boulder City, Panaca, Las Vegas, Overton, and Wildlife Management areas near Hiko and Lund.

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Graduation from high school or equivalent education and six months of experience assisting in resource conservation projects or wildlife management projects; OR completion of 15 college credits in wildlife management, biology, or closely related field; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR six months of experience as a Conservation Aid I in Nevada State service.
Special Notes
    Work may be performed under adverse weather conditions and include extensive walking under difficult conditions, camping in remote, primitive locations.
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) Please list the locations you are willing to work in: Reno, Fallon, Winnemucca, Yerington, Elko, Ely, Boulder City, Panaca, Las Vegas, Key Pittman WMA near Hiko, Wayne E. Kirch WMA near Lund, Overton WMA, or other.
2) Please list the divisions you are willing to work in: Habitat (Wildlife Management Areas), Fisheries Management, and/or Game Management.
3) What dates are you available to work?
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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