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State of Nevada FORESTER 3 - Seedbank and Biomass Utilization Coordinator in Nevada

FORESTER 3

  • Seedbank and Biomass Utilization Coordinator

APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -

$51,281.28 to

$76,170.24

PAY GRADE: 35

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: Division of Forestry

Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa

Job Class Code:

01.811

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

Announcement Number: 40253

Open to all qualified persons.

Posted

06/19/2020

Recruiter:

KENNETH

SCHULZ

Phone: (775)684-0147

Email: krschulz@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

Foresters perform professional duties in forestry, natural resource management and conservation, fire prevention and suppression, and related areas.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. This position is responsible for leadership and guidance of all Seedbank and Biomass Management programming which includes supporting and guiding seed acquisition and application as well as biomass management approaches. The position also assists in the management of equipment used by field staff to perform program functions in the field. The position administers several grants from external cooperators and seeks additional grants that provide support for increasing seed supplies, rehabilitation and restoration activities, and biomass utilization processes and actions that lead to restored and healthy forests, rangelands and watersheds.

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 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. A full Seedbank/Biomass Utilization Job Description can be found here:

http://forestry.nv.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Seedbank-BiomassCoordPositionDescrip20200615-1.pdf. 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 be filled in Carson City. 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 AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

To see full Class Specifications visit:

http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/ClassSpecifications-10/

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 forestry or closely related natural resources field and two years of journey level professional natural resource experience in areas such as forest health, forest insect and disease identification and treatment, and vegetation management at a level comparable to Forester II or Nursery Specialist II; OR two years of experience as a Forester II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued 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 describe any experience that you have, including how, where and what kinds of duties and at what organizational level in; a) leading teams and b) collaborative problem solving.

2) Do you have experience with; a) strategic planning; b) program development, and c) accomplishment tracking and reporting? Please describe.

3) Please describe your experience with grants including; a) writing; b) implementing; and c) oversight.

4) Do you have experience developing and monitoring budgets? Please describe.

5) Please describe your experience in natural resource management in the following areas: a) forests and woodlands; b) rangelands; and c) riparian/wetland areas.

6) Please describe your experience working with; a) land and homeowners; b) volunteers; c) local conservation and fire protection organizations; d) non-government organizations.

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 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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