• State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Sep 20, 2021
Environmental Services Natural Resources
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description



Business Unit: HR-FORESTRY


*Pay Grade: GRADE 36

Salary Range: $53,598.96 - $79,719.84

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time


Phone: 775 684-0126


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.

The Fire Adapted Nevada Partnership (FAN) is a statewide partnership of land and fire management agencies, communities, homeowners, and businesses that promote and facilitate implementation of wildfire education and preparedness actions, including defensible space, home hardening, and threat mitigation activities. The Coordinator is responsible for providing the leadership and coordination necessary to: 1) Facilitate the creation and operations of a sustainable partnership that provides necessary support to fire-adapted communities pursuing full preparedness for the occurrence of wildfire, 2) Support the development of and monitor community wildfire protection planning efforts that allow communities, counties and agencies to follow a blueprint for effective mitigation and preparedness actions, 3) Promote community investment and incentives for reducing the risk of loss through fuel reduction, defensible space, home hardening, and other effective mitigation actions, and 4) Promote community adoption of Firewise USA and Ready, Set, Go! Programs and use of the Fire Adapted Community Learning Network to aid community unification toward effective wildfire preparedness actions.

The Coordinator will provide programmatic development, establishment, and operations management following the recommendations of the Multi-Agency Coordinating Group. Supervisory, legal, logistical, and fiscal oversight provided by staff of the Nevada Division of Forestry. The position is planned to supervise multiple community liaison positions that will facilitate programmatic field activities in communities across broad regions within the state.

The position is expected to work across programs in the Division to ensure that the agency is strategically moving toward goals and objectives. This position travels regularly in-state and out-of-state via state-owned vehicles or commercial airlines to conduct state business. Applicants should visit to view the full position description prior to applying for the position.

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.

  • Experience in the following is required: 1) Microsoft Publisher 2) Microsoft PowerPoint 3) Microsoft Excel (Intermediate level) 4)Microsoft Word (Intermediate level) 5) Microsoft Access.

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.

    Special Requirements
    • A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    • Some travel in-state and out-of-state is required.

    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

Job Address

Carson City, Nevada United States View Map