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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
WILDLIFE STAFF SPECIALIST - Geographic Information System (GIS)
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $66,043.44 to  $98,783.28  PAY GRADE: 38
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: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Wildlife
Division: Division of Data and Technology Services (DATS)
Location: Reno, Sparks
Job Class Code: 01.712
Announcement Number: 42593
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 07/06/2023
Close Date: 09/28/2023
   Phone: (775)688-1522
   Email: klbowling@ndow.org
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Under general direction, Wildlife Staff Specialists perform program research, planning, analysis and evaluation; draft proposed legislation, policies, procedures and regulations related to wildlife management programs and activities throughout the State.
The incumbent will plan, design, develop and maintain an agency-wide Geographic Information System (GIS), including species occurrence data, habitat data, and other associated GIS data layers using ESRI desktop tools, ArcGIS Server, Enterprise and local GeoDatabases, ArcGIS Online and Survey123. The incumbent will be responsible for full-performance system software support, and statistical and spatial analysis. They will be expected to develop and recommend standards for GIS data development and cartography. Maintain in depth knowledge of GIS hardware and software implementation of infrastructure to maintain large GIS systems including enterprise spatial database back-ends through specification, integration and implementation of UI solutions. Additional duties include develop, publish, monitor, maintain and document multiple web maps, features, geoprocessing tools and search services on both internal and externally hosted environments. Position will collaborate with internal staff to identify departmental GIS needs. Incumbents should have experience with Python, JavaScript or C3 as well as in-depth knowledge of GIS APIs. Develop maps and customized geographic information systems (GIS) applications and manipulate data to serve a variety of purposes. 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.

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 wildlife management, biology or closely related field and four years of professional experience that included organizing, planning and completing wildlife management studies, writing technical reports and preparing species or land use management plans and recommendations related to wildlife management; OR one year as a Biologist III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Requirements
    A valid drivers 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) Do you have experience with ERSI ArcGIS Server Workgroup or Enterprise? If so, please describe.
2) Do you have experience with Python, JavaScripts or C3? If so, please descibe.
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
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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