Salary: $28,021 - $39,943 per yr USD
Conservation Aids assist professional staff in a variety of projects involving the conservation and preservation of the State's natural resources. Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation. In order to be considered for these positions, you must submit an application through NVAPPS. An email and/or resume cannot be accepted in lieu of the application. These positions perform a variety of duties related to wildlife management, conservation and wildlife ecology. Most positions are of a 3 month duration over the summer months, working four 10 hour days in the field and camping at remote location sites on the workdays. The divisions that have the current seasonal openings include Fisheries Management, Game Management, Wildlife Diversity, and Habitat (Wildlife Management Areas and Wildlife Water Development). The Sage-grouse Lek Count technician will be involved with data collection and data entry. Data collection will be conducted in very remote locations. Some positions may require a valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. The locations that are currently being recruited for include Reno, Fallon, Winnemucca, Yerington (Mason Valley), Elko, Ely, Panaca, Las Vegas, Overton, and Wildlife Management areas near Hiko and Lund. 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.
Announcement Number: 39630
Open to all qualified persons.
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.