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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
CONSERVATION STAFF SPECIALIST 2-OPTION A-NATURAL RESOURCES - Stewardship Coordinator
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: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Division of Forestry
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 01.810 A
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 44520
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 10/05/2023
Recruiter:
   JON TERRAZAS
   Phone: (775)684-0116
   Email: j.terrazas@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
Conservation Staff Specialists assist in developing, formulating, and coordinating programs, policies and procedures related to areas such as resource management, safety and training, fire management and policy management pertinent to the assigned area of natural resource management, preservation, conservation and protection.
Conservation Staff Specialists assist in developing, formulating, and coordinating programs, policies and procedures related to areas such as resource management, safety and training, fire management and policy management pertinent to the assigned area of natural resource management, preservation, conservation and protection. This position is responsible for leadership and oversight of all Natural Resource Stewardship and Conservation programming which includes supporting and guiding natural resource management planning and implementation approaches performed by field staff. The position supervises two statewide program coordinators, the Seedbank and Biomass Coordinator and the Lead Nursery Manager. The position administers the Federal Forest Stewardship, Forest Legacy, and Conservation Education grants as well as state level wildfire restoration and rehabilitation programs.
Grant administration duties include preparing annual grant solicitations, grant applications, annual reporting, ensuring compliance with state and federal guidelines, budget creation and budget tracking. The incumbent oversees a subgrant program to recipients conducting landscape scale restoration and other natural resource management activities. These duties include developing subgrants, monitoring progress, evaluating reimbursements, and ensuring compliance with federal regulations, and documenting completion. The position is expected to work across programs in the Division to ensure that the agency is strategically moving toward goals and objectives as a whole. Additional information about this position can be found by going to NDF's Job Page at http://forestry.nv.gov/ndf-jobs/full-time-jobs/. This position will either be filled in Carson City or Las Vegas. You must indicate in your profile which geographical locations you will be willing to accept employment in. 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 biology, ecology, natural resource management, forestry, parks management, fire management or related field and three years of journey level professional experience in a relevant resource management field that included assisting in developing, formulating, and coordinating programs, policies and procedures; coordinating special grant programs and/or contracts; and coordinating training programs; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Incumbents may be required to obtain and maintain certification as an Agency Certified Contract Monitor.
    Some positions require specialized skills and experience in grant management, policy development, equipment and property management, fire and/or resource management, or other natural resource field and will be identified at the time of recruitment.
Special Requirements
    Applicants may be required to undergo a background investigation prior to being considered for employment.
    Some positions require a valid Nevada Class A or B driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Applicants are required to pass a thorough medical examination and physical agility test prior to appointment and for 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.
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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