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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CONSERVATION STAFF SPECIALIST 2-OPTION A-NATURAL RESOURCES - Stewardship Coordinator/Carson City or Las Vegas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $53,598.96 to  $79,719.84  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.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Division of Forestry
Job Class Code: 01.810 A
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 38787
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/06/2019
Close Date: 11/27/2019
Recruiter:
   KENNETH SCHULZ
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 14 Days 20 Hrs 55 Mins
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.
This position is responsible for leadership and oversight of all Natural Resource Stewardship and Conservation programming which includes supporting and guiding natural resource management planning and implementation approaches performed by field staff. The position supervises two statewide program coordinators, the Seedbank and Biomass Coordinator and the Lead Nursery Manager. The position administers the Federal Forest Stewardship, Forest Legacy, and Conservation Education grants as well as state level wildfire restoration and rehabilitation programs.
Grant administration duties include preparing annual grant solicitations, grant applications, annual reporting, ensuring compliance with state and federal guidelines, budget creation and budget tracking. The incumbent oversees a subgrant program to recipients conducting landscape scale restoration and other natural resource management activities. These duties include developing subgrants, monitoring progress, evaluating reimbursements, and ensuring compliance with federal regulations, and documenting completion. The position is expected to work across programs in the Division to ensure that the agency is strategically moving toward goals and objectives as a whole. Additional information about this position can be found by going to NDF's Job Page at http://forestry.nv.gov/ndf-jobs/full-time-jobs/. This position will either be filled in Carson City or Las Vegas. You must indicate in your profile which geographical locations you will be willing to accept employment in. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED 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 three years of journey level 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/or coordinating training programs; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements
    A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
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) Do you have experience in; a) leading teams and b) supervising employees? Please describe, including how many staff performing what kinds of duties at what organizational level.
2) Do you have experience with; a) strategic planning; b) program development, and c) accomplishment tracking and reporting? Please describe.
3) Do you have experience with grants including; a) writing; b) implementing; and c) oversight? Please describe.
4) Do you have experience developing and monitoring budgets? Please describe.
5) Do you have experience in natural resource management in the following areas: a) forests and woodlands; b) rangelands; and c) riparian/wetland areas? Please describe.
6) Do you have experience working with; a) land and home owners; b) volunteers; and c) local conservation and fire protection organizations? Please describe.
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
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Email
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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