WILDLIFE AREA SUPERVISOR 1
- Wayne E. Kirch Wildlife Management Area
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
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.
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.
Wildlife Area Supervisors manage one or more Wildlife Management Areas by planning, budgeting, supervising, and performing maintenance and development activities to provide for an efficient operation and preserve wildlife resources and associated habitat.
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 incumbent develops and submits various Federal Aid reports as well as written and verbal communications with numerous entities inside and outside the Department; prepares work programs and long range management plans for Kirch Wildlife Management Area; prepares and administers annual and biennial budgets; develops contract for services and products; coordinates and tracks housing costs; and maintains all property, equipment, structures and other associated appurtenances of the Wildlife Management Area. The incumbent also conducts, records and analyzes results of various types of fish, wildlife and associated habitat surveys and inventories and supervises Wildlife Area Technician 2s and seasonal employees.
This position is located in a remote area approximately 75 miles south of Ely on State Highway 318. The successful candidate will be required to reside in department housing at the Wayne E. Kirch Wildlife Management Area. A deduction for the current rent amount of $50 is taken from the employee's paycheck every two weeks. A refundable $500 cleaning/damage deposit will be required at the date of hire or payroll deduction.
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, wildlife management or closely related field and two years of experience such as establishing and maintaining quality wildlife habitats to meet the needs of a variety of wildlife species; operating equipment to maintain suitable habitats for wildlife; conducting surveys and inventory of wildlife and associated habitats; netting, trapping and banding of wildlife; and providing for security of wildlife management areas. One year of the above experience must have been in a leadworker capacity; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience in wildlife management such as installing and maintaining wildlife structures; operating equipment to maintain suitable habitats for wildlife; conducting
surveys and inventory of wildlife and associated habitat; netting, trapping and banding of wildlife; and providing for security of wildlife management areas; one year of the above experience must have been in a leadworker capacity; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of experience as a Wildlife Area Technician III in Nevada State service.
Restricted use Pesticide Applicator's Certificate is required within one year of appointment and as an ongoing condition of employment.
Positions in this series are required to obtain and maintain a valid Nevada commerical driver's license with tanker endorsement and air brake certification within six months of appointment.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
As a condition of employment, pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must first submit to a pre-employment screening test for controlled substances.
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 a Commercial Driver's License?
2) The successful candidate will be required to reside in Department housing at the Wayne E. Kirch Wildlife Management Area. A deduction for the current rent amount of $50 is taken from the employee's paycheck every two weeks. A refundable $500 cleaning/damage deposit will be required at the date of hire or payroll deduction. Will you be able to meet this requirement?