Share this Job

Job Title:  FORESTER 3

FORESTER 3 - 60043980
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

WINNEMUCCA, NEVADA, US, 89446

Requisition Id:  692

FORESTER 3 - Requisition ID: [[id]]  

 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Location: 8105 CONSERVATION RD(WI0055) 

Geographical Location: Winnemucca 

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION & NATURAL RESOURCES

Division: DCNR - FORESTRY DIVISION 

Business Unit: HR-FORESTRY 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

Salary Range: $51,281.28 - $76,170.24 

 

Recruiter: KENNETH R SCHULZ 

Phone:  775 684-0147 

Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

 

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.

 

These positions are responsible for planning and implementing vegetation and fuel management projects to reduce the risk of catastrophic loss to communities, infrastructure, and ecosystems in moderate to high wildfire risk priority areas. The positions will coordinate the implementation of wildfire hazard mitigation, prevention, and restoration through contracting hand crews and equipment from NDF, partnering agencies, and private contractors to manage the surface vegetation utilizing appropriate techniques to manage and maintain healthy forests, rangelands and watersheds.

 

Project management duties include all aspects of project planning, budget development and management including estimating and tracking budgets and supplies for in-house and contracted activities, preparing contract solicitations, grant applications, overseeing field implementation, reporting, and ensuring compliance with state and federal guidelines. The position is expected to work across programs in the Division to ensure that the agency is strategically accomplishing strategic goals and objectives.

 

Additional information, including a full position description, can be found by going to NDF's Job Page at http://forestry.nv.gov/ndf- jobs/full-time-jobs/. 

 

***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/Class_Specifications-1_0//

 

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 as described above.

 

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.

 

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 pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
  • A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.

 

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: Reno