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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
FORESTER 1 - Underfill for Forester 2 - Located in Carlin, Ely, or Wells
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $41,572.08 to  $61,011.36  PAY GRADE: 30
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.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur Statewide.
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Division of Forestry
Job Class Code: 01.818
Announcement Number: 41659
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/13/2021
   Phone: (775)684-0126
   Email: darrell.morlan@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Foresters perform professional duties in forestry, natural resource management and conservation, fire prevention and suppression, and related areas.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. This position is an underfill for the Forester 2 and will be stationed at one of three Nevada Division of Forestry Conservation Camps: Carlin, Ely or Wells. The Division of Forestry's mission is to provide professional natural resource and wildland fire management services to enhance, conserve and protect forest, rangeland and watershed values, endangered plants and other native flora. Under the supervision of the Northern Region Resource Management Officer, the position is responsible for implementing the natural resource program in the Nevada Division of Forestry's Northern Region (Elko, White Pine, Lander and Eureka counties).
This position will, through collaboration and cooperative efforts, provide technical assistance to private landowners and state, tribal, and local governments, through natural resource program areas including but not limited to fuels management, biomass utilization, post-fire rehabilitation and restoration, urban and community forestry, rangeland watershed and forest stewardship, protected plant management, and restoration plant materials. This position will make landowner contacts, create project plans, conduct archaeological surveys and threatened and endangered species clearances, obtain all necessary landowner waivers and permits/variances, coordinate crews for project work, and monitor crews and/or contractors for project compliance. Project management activities will require regular travel throughout the region, the ability to work independently, and may involve work in arduous terrain and inclement weather. This position will also provide technical training on currently accepted natural resource management techniques to general public, professional, and internal staff audiences. The position is state general funded. For additional information, please refer to http://forestry.nv.gov/ndf-jobs/full-time-jobs/. 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 forestry or closely related natural resources field; OR two years of experience in conducting forest harvesting, vegetative fuels reduction, and enforcing forestry laws and regulations; 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.
    Applicants may be required to undergo a background investigation prior to being considered for employment.
    As a condition of employment, pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety.  Persons offered employment in this position must first submit to a pre-employment screening test for controlled substances.
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) Please indicate which area you are willing to work at: Carlin, Ely or Wells.
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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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
209 East Musser Street,
Room 101
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
555 East Washington Avenue,
Suite 1400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046

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