FORESTER 3 - Requisition ID: 15321
Recruitment Type: Open Competitive
Posting Close Date: N/A
Geographical Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Department:DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION & NATURAL RESOURCES
Division: DCNR - FORESTRY DIVISION
Business Unit: HR-FORESTRY
*Pay Grade: GRADE 35
Salary Range: $51,803.28 - $76,921.92
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Recruiter: JON M TERRAZAS
Phone: 775 684-0116
Foresters perform professional duties in forestry, natural resource management and conservation, fire prevention and suppression, and related areas.Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
These positions are responsible for planning and implementing vegetation and fuel management projects to reduce the risk of catastrophic loss to communities, infrastructure, and ecosystems in moderate to high wildfire risk priority areas. The positions will coordinate the implementation of wildfire hazard mitigation and ecosystem restoration through contracting hand crews and equipment from NDF, partnering agencies, and private contractors to manage the surface vegetation utilizing appropriate techniques to manage and maintain healthy forests, rangelands and watersheds.
The position also provides the lead administrative role for the resource program and direction in the southern region, consisting of Clark, Esmeralda, Lincoln, and Nye Counties. The resource program implements primarily rural forestry assistance, forest health, endangered plant protection, forest practice regulations and wildland fire rehabilitation. The position is expected to work across programs in the Division to ensure that the agency is strategically accomplishing strategic goals and objectives.
Project management duties include all aspects of project planning, budget development and management including estimating and tracking budgets and supplies for in-house and contracted activities, preparing contract solicitations, grant applications, overseeing field implementation, reporting, and ensuring compliance with state and federal guidelines.
Additional information, including a full position description, can be found by going to NDF's Job Page at http://forestry.nv.gov/ndf-jobs/full-time-jobs/ . To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-1_0//
***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
The Examination Application Evaluation Exam
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in forestry or closely related natural resources field and two years of journey level professional natural resource experience in areas such as forest health, forest insect and disease identification and treatment, and vegetation management at a level comparable to Forester II or Nursery Specialist II; OR two years of experience as a Forester II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
- 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.
- A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued 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 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: