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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $41,906.16 to  $61,950.96  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.
Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy
Department: Wildlife
Division: Wildlife
Job Class Code: 01.751
Announcement Number: 8994
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 04/28/2009
Close Date: 07/28/2009
   Phone: **None**
   Email: krisr@ndow.org
Applications accepted for another Expired
The Position
Conservation Educators plan, organize, implement and evaluate educational programs designed to teach hunter and boating safety, environmental concepts and other wildlife related areas to the public, and participate in public relations activities.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
Position will develop, plan and administer the Archery Education Program in Southern Nevada, including implementing the National Archery in the Schools Program in Clark County School District; conduct archery education workshops; recruit and manage a cadre of volunteer Archery Education instructors; develop a working relationship with Clark County Shooting Park and coordinate operation of the archery range at the NDOW Hunter Education Center; plan, organize and present eductional courses in hunter safety to program students, Boy and Girl Scout troops and other interested groups; provide information to the general public; write and edit news releases; write articles for a variety of publications; take photographs and videotape stories for broadcast media.

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 education, journalism, wildlife management, biology or closely related field and one year of professional experience in conservation education which included presenting educational programs, writing news releases, developing written materials for publication and preparing and presenting radio and television broadcasts; OR one year as a Conservation Educator I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Additional Position Criteria
    Position will develop, plan and implement the Archery Education Program for Southern Nevada and must have experience with the use and maintenance of modern archery tackle.
The Examination
The following question are for clarifying information and to help applicants describe their experience that is required to qualify for this position.This will allow us to fully evaluate experience related to the requirements. Information on the archery tackle was already elicited, so there is no question regarding that experience in this section.
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 presenting conservation educational programs.
2) Describe your experience in writing conservation education related news releases.
3) Describe your experience developing written materials related to conservation education for publication. Examples can be attached to your application.
4) Describe your experience preparing and presenting conservation education related radio broadcasts.
5) Describe your experience preparing and presenting conservation related television broadcasts.
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

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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