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State of Nevada CONSERVATION EDUCATOR 3 - Southern Region in Nevada

CONSERVATION EDUCATOR 3

  • Southern Region

APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -

$49,777.92 to

$73,956.96

PAY GRADE: 35

For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.

In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.

JOB INFORMATION

Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy

Department: Wildlife

Division: Conservation Education

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

Job Class Code:

01.755

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

Announcement Number: 37459

Open to all qualified persons.

Posted

06/11/2019

Recruiter:

KRISTIN

BOWLING

Phone: (775)688-1522

Email: klbowling@ndow.org

Applications accepted

until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

The Position

Conservation Educators plan, organize, implement and evaluate educational programs designed to teach hunter and boating safety, environmental concepts and other wildlife related areas to the public, and participate in public relations activities.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.

The position will serve as the Urban Wildlife Coordinator and will be the first point of contact for the public in regards to questions, concerns, or reports about urban wildlife conflicts. In addition, the incumbent plans, organizes, implements, and conducts educational programs about the behaviors of wildlife, how to prevent human-wildlife conflicts, and what to do when conflicts arise. Inquiries or complaints about urban wildlife generally come from those who are unfamiliar with wildlife and are often concerned for their own or someone else's safety or for the animal itself. The position creates educational programs to address specific community needs regarding human-wildlife conflict; develops lesson plans and visual aid materials based on those needs; researches the specific subject matter of interest, evaluating programs presented elsewhere in the state or county where similar problems exist, identifying the information that best applies to the local situation and developing the appropriate format of sharing that information with the use of volunteers; and recruits, evaluates and trains volunteers for Urban Wildlife program. This position is being recruited at both the Conservation Educator 2 & 3 level.

To see full Class Specifications visit:

http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/ClassSpecifications-10/

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in education, journalism, communications, outdoor recreation/leadership/education, wildlife management, biology or related field and two years of professional experience in conservation education which included presenting educational programs, writing news releases, developing written materials for publication, providing interviews for print and broadcast media and/or preparing and presenting radio and television broadcasts; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of

experience as a Conservation Educator II in Nevada State service.

Special Requirements

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.

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

Occasional nights and/or weekends may be required.

Pursuant to NRS 432A.170, positions offered employment in these positions must submit to a State of Nevada/FBI pre-employment background investigation.

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.

The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment

1) Do you have experience with GIS mapping and analyzing data?

2) What types of public presentations have you given?

3) What types of group, organizational or program coordination have you done?

4) Do you have experience organizing, implementing and conducting education programs? Please explain.

5) Please explain any experience with database management.

INFORMATIONAL LINKS

For more information about state employment, visit the following:

Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov

Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org

Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us

More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB

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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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