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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST 3 - Water Quality Coordinator - NTRT
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $60,635.52 to  $90,180.72  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.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: State Lands
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 10.525
Announcement Number: 43631
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 08/17/2023
Close Date: 12/06/2023
   Phone: (775)684-2702
   Email: g.hudson@dcnr.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another Expired
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 Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, protects, manages, and enhances the State's resources to provide the highest quality of life for Nevada's citizens and visitors. The Nevada Department of Conservation & Natural Resources with over 900 employees consists of the Director's Office and the following divisions: Environmental Protection, Conservation Districts, Forestry, State Lands, State Parks, Water Resources, Conservation Districts, Sagebrush Ecosystem, and the Natural Heritage Program. The Department also provides support staff to the Nevada Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and has responsibility for numerous other Boards, Commissions, and Councils. The Department has agencies and/or provides program services in every community of the State.
The Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (NDCNR), Division of State Lands (NDSL) is recruiting for an Environmental Scientist III - Water Quality Coordinator on the Nevada Tahoe Resource Team (NTRT) located in Carson City, NV. The person in this position coordinates water quality and erosion control improvement projects on the Nevada-side of the Lake Tahoe Basin as part of the interdisciplinary team implementing the Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program. The incumbent coordinates with consultants and partners on the design and construction of stream restoration, water quality, and erosion control projects; coordinates with local, state, and federal agencies to protect Lake Tahoe's famed water quality and clarity; facilitates Technical Advisory Committee meetings with stakeholders to prioritize projects that restore and preserve the Lake Tahoe Basin; and represents the agency at various meetings and working groups regarding water quality issues. This position is responsible for overseeing the implementation of two state grant programs that are funded by the Lake Tahoe License Plate and the Fund to Protect Lake Tahoe. The person in this position is expected to work independently and provides support to other NTRT members on a wide variety of environmental projects. The position may be required to travel up to 25% of the time, primarily to and from the Tahoe Basin. 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 WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. 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) Please describe your experience and knowledge of principles related to water quality, watershed restoration, and erosion control, to include when and where you obtained this experience.
2) Please describe your experience facilitating environmental projects with multiple stakeholders, including regulatory and government agencies, to include when and where you obtained this experience.
3) Please describe your level of experience working with funding agreements, grantees and program budgets, to include when and where you obtained this experience.
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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