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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST 4
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.
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: 10.545
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 46857
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/02/2024
Close Date: 04/23/2024
Recruiter:
   JON TERRAZAS
   Phone: (775)684-0116
   Email: j.terrazas@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted for another 10 Days 14 Hrs 26 Mins
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 function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action; OR incumbents serve as the technical scientific expert for a bureau within the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
This position oversees the scientific and engineering aspects of all grant and loan projects within the Office of Financial Assistance (OFA) in the Bureau of Administrative Services, including supervision of an Environmental Scientist 3 and a Professional Engineer. This includes interagency coordination, regulatory revisions, public education and outreach, ensuring program compliance with federal and state regulations, and all reporting requirements. This position also serves as the state capacity development coordinator, ensuring that the technical assistance provided to water and wastewater systems is well coordinated and managed for effective utilization of multiple funding sources. This position also serves as the State Historic Preservation Office Liaison to ensure programmatic requirements are met on all federally funded projects related to historic preservation. This will involve coordination with tribal governments, federal agencies, and relevant state agencies to ensure that OFA federal funding conditions are maintained. This position requires frequent interaction with the public; state, local, and federal stakeholders; and existing and potential grant and loan recipients. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to 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 four years of professional environmental experience which involved environmental program research and planning; OR graduation from high school or equivalent and six years of professional environmental experience as described above; OR one year of experience as an Environmental Scientist III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Additional Position Criteria
    Experience and/or education with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
    Project management experience.
    Working knowledge of permits.
    Experience with researching and/or enforcing statutes and regulations.
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 project management experience.
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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