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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST 1 - Underfilling for Environmental Scientist 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $45,142.56 to  $66,628.08  PAY GRADE: 32
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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Environmental Protection Administration
Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Job Class Code: 10.548
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 40703
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/14/2020
Close Date: 09/28/2020
Recruiter:
   DARRELL MORLAN
   Phone: (775)684-0126
   Email: darrell.morlan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 7 Days 7 Hrs 26 Mins
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 perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. The Bureau of Sustainable Materials Management is recruiting for an Environmental Scientist 1 (underfill for an Environmental Scientist III). This position will have shared duties as a Sustainable Materials Management Coordinator/Hazardous Waste Inspector. The candidate will be responsible for shaping a sustainable materials management (SMM) concept for the state of Nevada. As part of a new SMM team, the selected candidate will look for opportunities to reduce environmental impacts across the state and cultivate a systemic approach for using and reusing materials throughout their life cycle. As a Hazardous Waste Inspector in the Compliance and Enforcement Branch, the candidate will research and develop/maintain monitoring and inspection programs to ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state regulations associated with the management of hazardous waste in Nevada.
The successful candidate must demonstrate strong leadership skills and be able to support and facilitate dialogue with stakeholders. They must be able to organize and lead group discussions that produce consensus and solidarity. The successful applicant must have the ability to read, understand and interpret regulatory language; be able to work independently in the field and in office environments; communicate effectively with the general public, the regulated community, stakeholders and DEP administration; and be able to prepare written reports and technical documents. The candidate should be able to be in the field up to 50% of the time, including some extended travel and must maintain a valid Nevada-issued Driver's license. 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; OR graduation from high school or equivalent and two years of technical environmental experience which involved assisting in environmental program research and planning; 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.
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.
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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