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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CONSERVATION STAFF SPECIALIST 1
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $48,337.20 to  $71,806.32  PAY GRADE: 35
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: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 01.809
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 33477
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 02/06/2018
Close Date: 02/27/2018
Recruiter:
   KARA SULLIVAN
   Phone: (775)684-0126
   Email: ksullivan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
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.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced level work and may provide work direction to others.
Under general supervision, this position coordinates recreation and natural resource planning for the Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program (EIP), as the Nevada Division of State Parks (NDSP) representative on the multi-disciplinary Nevada Tahoe Resource Team (NTRT). This position also supports NDSP's statewide recreation and natural resource planning efforts. Day to day responsibilities include a wide range of professional and technical duties, including: program development; work program development, including schedules and budgets; project development, permitting, and implementation; regional planning, including coordination and collaboration with Federal, state and local stakeholders; grant submittal, management, and administration; and contract development and management. This position represents NDSP at meetings and hearings; establishes effective working relationships with a wide range of public and private partners; and provides interpretation and explanation of sometimes conflicting policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Incumbents may be required to work varying hours and shifts. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE POSTED CLOSING DATE DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

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 two years of 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 Requirements
    Requires a valid driver's license at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Additional Position Experience
    Experience with GIS analysis and mapping is required.
    Experience with environmental, land use, recreation, and/or natural resource planning, analysis, and management 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) Describe your experience with land use, environmental, and/or natural resource planning, with particular emphasis on recreation planning in sensitive environments, as related to: a) park facility and trail planning, design, permitting, and implementation; b) water quality; c) geology/soils/vegetation; d) wildlife habitat; e) scenic quality; and f) cultural resources protection and preservation.
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

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

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