• State of Nevada
  • Winnemucca, Nevada
  • Sep 20, 2021
Environmental Services
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description



Business Unit: HR-HABITAT


Pay Grade: GRADE 23

Salary Range: $31,403.52 - $45,142.56


Phone: 775 688-1522


Position Description

Conservation Aids assist professional staff in a variety of projects involving the conservation and preservation of the State's natural resources.

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

These two seasonal 3 month positions will visit, inspect, and repair guzzlers under supervision. With over 1200 water developments in northern Nevada, there is a need to hire two seasonal employees to help with guzzler inspection and maintenance items to assist the fulltime employees of the Water Development crew. Two seasonal employees will provide added capacity to help us address the water development maintenance backlog. As such, increased water development maintenance will ensure wildlife have access to water in these arid environments thereby maximizing wildlife productivity.

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Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduation from high school and one year of experience in resource conservation projects or wildlife management projects such as assisting with creel census, surveys, identifying fish and wildlife species, vegetation management or similar work; OR six months of experience as a Conservation Aid 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

    Ability to work effectively in adverse weather conditions, remote geographical areas and in all types of wilderness terrain.

    A valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing 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

Job Address

Winnemucca, Nevada United States View Map