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Posting Close Date:  12/13/2022


Requisition Id:  15233


Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: 12/13/2022 

Geographical Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa  




Business Unit: HR-FORESTRY 


*Pay Grade: GRADE 39 

Salary Range: $61,616.88 - $92,268.72 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 


Recruiter: JON M TERRAZAS 

Phone:  775 684-0116 




Position Description

Forestry Program Managers plan, coordinate, and oversee activities, services, and staff in major program areas such as resource management, fire management, conservation camp management, support services management, or safety and training management. The incumbent functions as a manager who trains supervise and evaluates the performance of subordinate supervisors; develops policies and procedures; and allocates staff and resources to accomplish goals and objectives.

This position is located in the State Office in Carson City and is responsible for leadership and oversight of all natural resource and conservation activities at the agency including, but not limited to: administration, technical assistance & outreach, as well as coordination of statewide programs in forest, rangeland and watershed resource management, forest health, urban & community forestry, wildfire rehabilitation, wildfire hazard reduction, threatened & endangered species, conservation plant materials, environmental education, climate change mitigation, permitting and compliance, and biomass utilization.  The incumbent provides fiscal, payroll and personnel functions, including staff development & training, represents the Agency in various venues and in public.

The position functions as the endangered species program coordinator, requiring grant administration duties including 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 agency goals and objectives. This position supports the emergency response mission of the Nevada Division of Forestry, as a State Duty Officer, and may be called to assist with wildland fire suppression and other emergencies as qualified. This position travels regularly in-state and out-of-state via state-owned vehicles or commercial airlines to conduct state business.

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Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in forestry, natural resources management or closely related field and four years of professional experience in natural resource management, two years which included supervisory experience; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and six years of experience as described above, two years which included supervisory experience; OR one year of experience as a Conservation Camp Area Supervisor, Fire Management Officer II, or Helitack Supervisor in Nevada State service; OR two years of experience as a Battalion Chief, Conservation Camp Supervisor, or Fire Management Officer I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.


The Examination

Training and Experience Exam

The exam will consist of a rating of training and experience weighted 100%. It is essential that applications/resumes include extensively detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. Your score will be based on the information provided in your application/resume and your responses to the questions asked. If there are several parts to a question, answer each part separately. Along with each answer, identify the position(s) and/or training (as described in your application/resume) where you gained the background asked for in the question. The absence of experience/training asked for in a question is not necessarily disqualifying. Failure to answer the questions will result in a score based solely on the application. Once you apply for the position, you will be taken to a series of questions.

Special Requirements

  • A valid driver's license is required 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