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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
BIOLOGIST 2
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $47,188.80 to  $69,739.20  PAY GRADE: 33
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: Wildlife
Division: Game Management
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 01.734
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 41736
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 01/22/2021
Close Date: 02/05/2021
Recruiter:
   KRISTIN BOWLING
   Phone: (775)688-1522
   Email: klbowling@ndow.org
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Biologists conduct fisheries, wildlife and/or habitat management projects and research studies including data collection, analysis and interpretation; develop and implement project proposals and work plans; prepare recommendations; and participate in public relations activities.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. OR Incumbents perform basic tasks or elements of the job not requiring the additional knowledge, skills and abilities to perform at the next level in the series.
The Reno Game Division Biologist position has responsibilities for population management, habitat management and other duties associated with big game and upland game within Washoe County, Nevada. This includes Management Areas 01,02, and portions of Areas 03. Major duties consist of wildlife surveys, data collection and management, urban wildlife conflicts, trapping and transplanting, and animal handling. Surveys will be conducted both by ground and air utilizing ATV's, 4x4 vehicles, helicopters, and fixed wing aircraft. Data collection and management will be used to develop population models and estimates for a variety of wildlife species, as well as assess their range and habitat. The position will deal extensively with land management agencies, sportsmen and the general public. The ability to organize, conduct, and participate in aerial helicopter population surveys is crucial to success in this position. The position will be recruiting at both Biologist 2 and Biologist 3 levels. ***RECRUITMENT COULD CLOSE EARLY WITHOUT NOTICE WHEN A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED***

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 biology, wildlife management or closely related field and one year of professional wildlife management experience such as conducting research studies including data collection, analysis and interpretation; development and implementation of project proposals for fisheries, wildlife and/or habitat management projects; OR one year of experience as a Biologist I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Work may be performed under adverse weather conditions and include extensive walking under difficult conditions in remote and/or primitive locations.
    Working on occasional nights and/or weekends may be required.
    Specialized experience may be required and will be identified at the time of recruitment.
Special Requirements
    Statewide travel and outdoor work is required.
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Additional Position Criteria
    Experience with technical writing is required.
    Experience and/or the ability to conduct extensive aerial surveys in both the front seat and back seat of a helicopter is required.
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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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

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