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Job Title:  WILDLIFE AREA TECHNICIAN 1 - Wildlife Water Development

Posting Close Date:  N/A


Requisition Id:  10365

WILDLIFE AREA TECHNICIAN 1 - Wildlife Water Development - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson  




Business Unit: HR-HABITAT 


*Pay Grade: GRADE 27 

Salary Range: $36,790.56 - $53,598.96 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 



Phone:  775 688-1522 




Position Description

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. 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.


Member of a two-person Wildlife Water Development crew that performs a wide range of necessary water development, guzzler-related, inspection, maintenance, repair, and construction duties. The position will be responsible to operate and maintain vehicles, light and heavy equipment, and various hand and power tools assuring proper operation and safety on all projects. Incumbents are responsible for managing an extensive materials inventory and planning/executing materials purchasing for the build season and individual projects. Incumbent will provide training and supervision on relevant equipment and construction to volunteers and, at times, seasonal employees. This position also participates in other programs as needed to achieve assigned habitat program objectives. Duties may require this position working for extended periods in locations that are a significant distance from the home base, inclusive of camping out in remote areas for up to eight days at a time. This position interacts with NDOW and non-NDOW people including the many volunteers assisting the crew on guzzler construction and major rebuild projects. This position is being recruited at Wildlife Area Technician 1, Wildlife Area Technician 2, and Wildlife Area Technician 3 levels.

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Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of experience in maintenance, farming or construction work; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

Special Requirements

  • Positions in this series are required to obtain and maintain a valid Nevada commercial driver's license with tanker endorsement and air brake certification within six months of appointment.
  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4006, positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions 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.
  • Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and terrain.

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: Las Vegas