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Job Title:  CONSERVATION STAFF SPECIALIST 2 - Stewardship Coordinator

CONSERVATION STAFF SPEC 2 - 60013564
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

CARSON CITY, NEVADA, US, 89701

Requisition Id:  11344

CONSERVATION STAFF SPECIALIST 2 - Stewardship Coordinator - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa  

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION & NATURAL RESOURCES

Division: DCNR - FORESTRY DIVISION 

Business Unit: HR-FORESTRY 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 36 

Salary Range: $54,141.84 - $80,513.28 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: DARRELL MORLAN 

Phone:  775 684-0126 

Email: Darrell.Morlan@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

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 the Seedbank and Biomass Coordinator. 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/. 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.

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.

 

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes 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 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

A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Applicants may be required to pass a thorough medical examination and physical agility test prior to appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Applicant is required to undergo an extensive background investigation prior to being considered for appointment.
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.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

 

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.

 


Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno