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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST 3
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.
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: 44077
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 09/13/2023
Close Date: 10/13/2023
Recruiter:
   RONDA SNYDER
   Phone: (775)687-9318
   Email: rsnyder@ndep.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.
This Environmental Scientist III (ESIII) position is being recruited for the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Corrective Actions (BCA). The position will primarily perform duties for the Remediation Branch and Superfund Branch within BCA. The ESIII will serve as technical support and project management support for site investigations and assessments. The successful candidate will demonstrate general and specific knowledge, skills and abilities in the acquisition, processing, and management of geospatial data for the purpose of characterizing and mapping the extent and potential impacts of contaminant releases to the environment. The ESIII will work with supervisors and peers to analyze, assess, and review information and environmental data acquired by the responsible party and agency staff to meet requirements under state and federal regulation. The data analyses will determine the need for corrective action and compliant closure of contamination releases to soil and groundwater. 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.
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 your experience with GIS/Database, including the number of years and where the experience was gained.
2) Describe your experience with field sampling and analysis of soil and water, including the number of years and where the experience was gained.
3) Describe your experience with soil and groundwater remediation, including the number of years and where the experience was gained.
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
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

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868


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