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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: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.525
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 40719
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/15/2020
Close Date: 09/29/2020
Recruiter:
   KENNETH SCHULZ
   Phone: (775)684-0147
   Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 8 Days 7 Hrs 2 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 possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Water Quality Planning is seeking qualified applicants for an Environmental Scientist III position. The position will assist in the implementation of the Nonpoint Source State Management Plan as determined by the Branch Supervisor, including overseeing projects to prevent, control and abate the impacts of nonpoint source pollution. In this capacity, this position will manage subgrants including developing workplans and budgets, processing invoices and providing project management to ensure success as well as overseeing projects in the field. The position will continue the implementation of the Project WET Program as the Nevada State Coordinator and will help to coordinate public outreach events such as Snapshot Day(s) in the Truckee and the Carson River Watersheds and Earth Day.
Working with external local watershed groups, the successful candidate will assist them to become the primary implementers of nonpoint education programs throughout the state. This position will also coordinate with education programs of other state, federal and local agencies. The successful candidate will be an effective communicator able to create and maintain positive, professional working relationships both internally and externally and will be collaborative and adaptable. The successful candidate will also be able to produce documents that are accurate and technically sound and will be able to present information to a variety of audiences in a professional and articulate manner. The educational component will make up 50% of this position's time. Occasional travel (up to 25%) may be required. 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
    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.
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) Describe any experience presenting environmental and/or other education to a variety of audiences.
2) Describe any experience with public speaking and presentations.
3) Describe any experience with watershed/stormwater management or environmental science.
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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