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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CHIEF, ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $76,170.24 to  $115,090.56  PAY GRADE: 44
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: Environmental Protection Administration
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 06.809
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39480
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/22/2020
Close Date: 02/05/2020
Recruiter:
   KENNETH SCHULZ
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Under the direction of a Deputy Administrator, Environmental Protection, Chiefs coordinate, plan, direct and manage environmental activities in the Division of Environmental Protection within the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Incumbents function as managers who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of subordinate supervisors; develop policies and procedures; and allocate staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
The Chief of Environmental Programs for the Bureau of Safe Drinking Water (BSDW) is responsible for oversight and management of programs under the Public Water Systems Law, consistent with the legislative declaration of intent in NRS 445A.800. BSDW's 31 staff implement regulations and programs to ensure that human health and the environment are protected through permitting, operator certification, laboratory certification, inspections, water quality monitoring, engineering design review, technical assistance, and enforcement. The position is responsible for managing complex environmental regulatory programs, which include establishing and tracking program goals and objectives, supervising professional staff, managing a program budget, contracts, federal grants, and coordination with numerous outside entities. 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 a natural or physical science, or engineering and six years of progressively responsible professional experience regulating industry's pollution of the environment or environmental affairs, two years of which were in a supervisory capacity; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The Examination
CHIEF, ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS (06.809) Training and Experience Exam
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) Describe your experience in the management of an administrative budget for an environmental program area to include financial planning, budget preparation, monitoring of expenditures, and justification of recommended budgetary items or increases. Include the size and revenue sources involved for each budget under your control.
2) Describe your experience in the management of environmental control programs to include setting program goals and objectives, establishing program policies and procedures, monitoring program effectiveness, researching problem areas, and making recommendations for change.
3) Describe your experience in the supervision of staff to include the following areas: 1) planning and directing the work of others; 2) reviewing and evaluating employee job performance; 3) problem solving; and 4) disciplinary action.
4) Describe the experience you have dealing with the public in each of the following areas: 1) explaining program policy/procedures; 2) interaction with other entities, private businesses, and/or the public to obtain needed information; and 3) persuading others when dealing with adversarial or confrontational situations.
5) Describe your technical/professional scientific or engineering experience in an environmental control program area such as air quality, water quality, mining regulation and reclamation, chemical hazards management, waste management, or federal facilities.
6) Describe your experience in the preparation of federal grants, and meeting reporting requirements.
7) Do you have a Master's degree in Public or Business Administration or other field related to environmental protection? If so, list your degree, issuing institution, and date of completion.
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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