ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST 2

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jan 01, 2022
Environmental Services Sciences and Laboratory
  • Salary: N/A USD

Job Description

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST 2 - Requisition ID: [[id]]

Posting Close Date: N/A

Geographical Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson

Department: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Division: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Business Unit: HR-TRANSPORTATION ADMIN

Work Type: PERMANENT

Pay Grade: GRADE 35

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

Recruiter: KENNETH R SCHULZ

Phone: 775 684-0147

Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov

Position Description

Environmental Scientists perform program research, planning and development, permitting, compliance monitoring, inspections/enforcement, and technical support services in relation to air, water, waste, federal facilities, corrective action, mining, biology and other environmental programs.

This position is located with the Environmental Division in Las Vegas. The incumbent will be responsible for conducting Desert Tortoise fence inspections; performing biological field studies, data reviews, construction monitoring and research. This position also attends and participates in project related meetings, field reviews, plan and specification reviews, public meetings, and other functions to provide specific input for project development. The incumbent will secure state and federal permits in conformance with the Endangered Species Act.

**THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE USED TO UNDERFILL AN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST III. INCUMBENT MAY PROGRESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL UPON MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE, AND WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY. **

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0//

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the physical, natural resource or life sciences, engineering or closely related field and 18 months of professional environmental experience which involved environmental program research and planning; OR graduation from high school or equivalent and three and a half years of professional environmental experience as described above; OR 18 months of experience as an Environmental Scientist I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
  • Experience working with the Mojave or Sonoran desert tortoise;
  • Experience with noxious weed identification and management;
  • Experience preparing biological assessments and reports; and
  • Experience working with other federal or state threatened, endangered or special status species.


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 driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    • This position may require up to 25% travel.


    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: Las Vegas

Job Address

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