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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
BIOLOGIST 2
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $53,390.16 to  $78,884.64  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: Wildlife Diversity
Location: Winnemucca
Job Class Code: 01.734
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 45089
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 11/07/2023
Close Date: 12/28/2023
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 primary duties of this position involve the coordination and implementation of surveys for non-game wildlife in the northwestern region, based out of the Winnemucca NDOW office. This position is responsible for compiling and summarizing data into annual reports, providing reviews of resource management documents to the NDOW Habitat Division, and assisting with coordination of endangered species management and recovery actions. This position works on a variety of taxa including mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles, with surveys and monitoring efforts potentially shifting from year to year. This position assists with detailed data analysis, population monitoring, coordination with federal and state partners and implementing the goals and actions within the State Wildlife Action Plan. The position is part of a dynamic team working across the state collaboratively on wildlife conservation and management both within the Wildlife Diversity Division and the Department as a whole. This position is being recruited at both Biologist 2 and Biologist 3 levels. To apply for the recruitment, you will need to submit application online at: https://nvapps.state.nv.us. 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 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.
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.
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 briefly describe your experience conducting biological surveys for birds, small mammals, and/or reptiles.
2) Please briefly describe any experience with NEPA reviews and working with partners on development projects or other planning/working groups.
3) Do you have experience with technical writing? Please explain.
4) Describe your experience with qualitative analysis.
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
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

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