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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $61,888.32 to  $92,895.12  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.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Wildlife
Division: Law Enforcement
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 13.115
Announcement Number: 35262
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/24/2018
   Phone: (775)688-1522
   Email: klbowling@ndow.org
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Under general direction Staff Game Wardens research, analyze, plan and develop legislative proposals, wildlife and boating law enforcement policies and regulations, training programs, grant proposals and budgets, and long and short-range goals and objectives for the Law Enforcement Division, in order to preserve and protect the State's wildlife and promote the safety of persons and property involved in the use of vessels on the waters of the State. Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
The position is the State boating Law Administrator as the liaison with the U.S. coast Guard, other state boating law administrators and law enforcement agencies in Nevada as well as other states; assist with the public relations efforts including news releases, television and radio interviews and development of informational publications; manage the wildlife law enforcement program; assist with special licenses and permits program; develop long and short range objectives; assist in development of legislative proposals; develop the Division's biennial budget for approval; and manage the Division training program.

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 wildlife management, biology or closely related field and four years of professional experience in the enforcement of wildlife and boating safety laws and regulations; OR one year of experience as a Game Warden III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Notes
    Applicants must meet Peace Officers' Standards and Training (POST) requirements as established in the Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada Administrative Code.
Special Requirements
    A background investigation is required prior to being considered for appointment.
    A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
    A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
The Examination
The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application and your responses to the questions asked below. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application) where you gained the background asked for in the question. Absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application.

Qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview.
1) Indicate if you possess a degree in biology, wildlife management or criminal justice and the level of completed degree. a) Associates b) Bachelors c) Masters
2) Describe your experience developing policies and procedures.
3) Describe your experience with grants in the following areas: a) Writing grants; b) Obtaining grants; c) Administering grants; d) Monitoring grants
4) Describe your experience supervising dispatch personnel.
5) Describe your experience promoting program(s) to the following entities: a) General Public b) Non-governmental organizations (NGO)
6) Describe your budget experience in the following areas: a) Assess b) Monitor c) Control d) Review
7) Describe your experience with long range plans and projects in the following areas: a) Research b) Development c) Recommendation d) Implementation
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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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

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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