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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST 3
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: Environmental Protection Administration
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.525
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 39510
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/23/2020
Close Date: 02/06/2020
Recruiter:
   KENNETH SCHULZ
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
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 will be responsible for assessment, inspection, and enforcement of State of Nevada and Federal regulations at U.S. Department of Energy sites in the State of Nevada. The incumbent will additionally be involved in writing and enforcing hazardous waste, solid waste, mixed waste, water pollution control and safe drinking water related permits as required per State of Nevada and Federal regulations for the Nevada National Security Site. This position must obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship, for which the incumbent will be required to undergo a comprehensive U.S. Department of Energy background investigation and participate in a State of Nevada mandatory medical monitoring program. 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 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.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    This position must obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship, for which the incumbent will be required to undergo a comprehensive U.S. Department of Energy background investigation and participate in a State of Nevada mandatory medical monitoring program.
    This position will require up to 40% overnight travel within Nevada and throughout the United States. Are you able to meet this requirement?
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 knowledge and/or experience of regulations related to waste management, water pollution control or safe drinking water? Please describe.
2) Do you have experience working on teams or in a collaborative work environment? Please describe.
3) Do you have experience facilitating projects and working with multiple stakeholder, including regulatory and government agencies? 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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