BIOLOGIST 3 - Requisition ID: 15112
Recruitment Type: Open Competitive
Posting Close Date: N/A
Geographical Location: Reno, Sparks
Department:DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE
Division: DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE
Business Unit: HR-DATA AND TECHNOLOGY SERVICE
*Pay Grade: GRADE 35
Salary Range: $51,803.28 - $76,921.92
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Recruiter: KRISTIN L BOWLING
Phone: 775 688-1522
Biologists conduct fisheries, wildlife and/or habitat management projects and research studies including data collection, analysis and interpretation; develop and implement project proposals and work plans; prepare recommendations; and participate in public relations activities.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
Two positions will be filled with this recruitment. The incumbents should possess a thorough knowledge of current GIS software and tools, including but not limited to ArcMap, ArcPro, ArcGIS Online, Survey123, Collector, and Web AppBuilder. The incumbents should be highly proficient in current skills, techniques, and methodologies commonly used in GIS, including but not limited to data management, database development, cartography, spatial analysis, task automation, and scripting. Familiarity with enterprise-level systems, servers, and native app/web development a plus.
Duties include participating in daily Scrum meetings; completing GIS tasks as assigned; processing internal and external GIS data requests; building, maintaining, and working with data management systems; processing and analyzing wildlife resource and habitat data; building and maintaining mobile and web-based tools for field data entry and viewing; building and maintaining web-based dashboards and summary tools for management use.
Additional duties include participating in GIS project planning; providing alternative methods to improve accuracy or efficiency; identifying and participating in relevant training events or conferences; providing technical support to NDOW staff for GIS software and applications; participating in field work when necessary for learning purposes and/or product testing.
To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-1_0//
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in biology, wildlife management or closely related field and three years of professional wildlife management experience such as conducting research studies including data collection, analysis and interpretation; development and implementation of project proposals for fisheries, wildlife and/or habitat management projects; OR two years of experience as a Biologist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
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.
- A valid driver's 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 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:
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