APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
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.
Environmental Scientists perform program research, planning and development, permitting, compliance monitoring, inspections/enforcement, and technical support services in relation to air, water, waste, federal facilities, corrective action, mining, biology and other environmental programs.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This position coordinates stream restoration and water quality improvement projects on the Nevada-side of the Lake Tahoe Basin as part of an interdisciplinary team implementing the Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program. The incumbent coordinates design and construction of restoration, water quality, and erosion control projects; coordinates with local, state, and federal agencies to protect water quality; facilitates Technical Advisory Committee meetings with stakeholders that prioritize projects to restore and preserve the Lake Tahoe Basin; and represents the state at various meetings regarding water quality issues. This position is responsible for managing two grant programs: the Lake Tahoe License Plate grant program and the Water Quality and Erosion Control grant program. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
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 the physical, natural resource or life sciences, engineering or closely related field and three years of professional environmental experience which involved environmental program research and planning; OR graduation from high school or equivalent and five years of professional environmental experience as described above; OR one year of experience as an Environmental Scientist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
This position has a 25% travel requirement.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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 working on teams or in a collaborative work environment? Please describe.
2) Do you have experience and knowledge of principles related to water quality, watershed restoration, and erosion control projects? Please describe.
3) Do you have experience facilitating projects and working with multiple stakeholders, including regulatory and government agencies? Please describe.
4) Please describe your level of experience managing grants and program budgets.