CONSERVATION STAFF SPECIALIST 2

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

Job Description

Department: DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION & NATURAL RESOURCES

Division: DCNR - FORESTRY DIVISION

Business Unit: HR-FORESTRY

Work Type: PERMANENT

Pay Grade: GRADE 36

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

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time

Recruiter: DARRELL MORLAN

Phone: 775 684-0126

Email: Darrell.Morlan@admin.nv.gov

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, fleet and inventory management, fire management and policy management pertinent to the assigned area of natural resource management, preservation, conservation and protection.

This position is located in the Carson Office and is responsible for leadership and oversight of all Cooperative Forest Fire Programs and staff, including State Fire Assistance, Volunteer Fire Assistance and Fire Adapted Communities. The position supervises two statewide program coordinators, the Network Coordinator for Fire Adapted Communities and the agency representative on the Sagebrush Ecosystem Technical Team. The position administers the Federal State Fire Assistance, Volunteer Fire Assistance, Hazardous Fuel Reduction grants and othr cooperator grants. Grant administration duties include preparing annual grant solicitations, grant applications, annual reporting, ensuring compliance with state and federal guidelines, budget creation and budget tracking. The incumbent oversees a subgrant program to recipients conducting fire hazard reduction, fire protection planning, and fire prevention activities. These duties include developing subgrants, monitoring progress, evaluating reimbursements, and ensuring compliance with federal regulations, and documenting completion. The position is expected to work across programs in the Division to ensure that the agency is strategically moving toward goals and objectives as a whole.

Additional information about this position 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.***

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.


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
    • A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.


    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 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