Salary: $41,572 - $61,011 per yr USD
Biologists conduct fisheries, wildlife and/or habitat management projects and research studies including data collection, analysis and interpretation; develop and implement project proposals and work plans; prepare recommendations; and participate in public relations activities. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. This position will have program focus to accelerate Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Farm Bill Conservation Program participation and the delivery of conservation technical assistance that are of mutual conservation interest to both the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) and NRCS. This program is a cooperative undertaking between both NDOW and NRCS to provide financial and technical assistance in wildlife habitat improvement activities to landowners, residents, and organizations within the State of Nevada. The combined resources of NDOW and NRCS will result in the enhancement, restoration, and protection of upland and wetland wildlife habitat along with forest and range resources in the state. This position will meet with private landowners to explain, promote, and prepare proposals for potential funding programs. Also the position will facilitate interagency assistance between NDOW and NRCS to utilize the local expertise of NDOW biologists who specialize in specific species and habitats, as appropriate to specific project proposals. 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.
Announcement Number: 40692
Open to all qualified persons.
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.