CONSERVATION AID 3 - Minimum Qualifications Waived - #187221

State of Nevada, Division of Human Resource Management

Date: 1 week ago
City: Henderson, NV
Contract type: Full time
Announcement Number: 47017 Open to all qualified persons. Posted 04/10/2024 Recruiter:


Phone: (775)688-1522

Email: [email protected] 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 Aids assist professional staff in a variety of projects involving the conservation and preservation of the State's natural resources.

PER EXECUTIVE ORDER 2023-11, ALL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN WAIVED FOR THIS POSITION UNTIL JUNE 30th, 2024. Please refer to the link for more information: You must respond to the minimum qualifications screening question to ensure that your application moves forward. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

The Fisheries Management Division has seasonal positions that perform a variety of duties related to wildlife management, conservation, fish culture and wildlife ecology. Positions could range from 3 or 6 month duration over the summer and early fall months, working four 10-hour days in the field and camping at remote location sites on the workdays with openings in Panaca and Las Vegas. All positions require a valid driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. Seasonal housing is not available. Applicant is responsible for securing housing at all other locations. To apply for the recruitment, you will need to submit application online at: The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to 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. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

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To Qualify

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

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Graduation from high school and one year of experience in resource conservation projects or wildlife management projects such as assisting with creel census, surveys, identifying fish and wildlife species, vegetation management or similar work; OR six months of experience as a Conservation Aid II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. Special Notes Work may be performed under adverse weather conditions and include extensive walking under difficult conditions, camping in remote, primitive locations. 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

  • Please list the locations you are willing to work in: Panaca, Las Vegas
  • What dates are you available to work?
  • This position may require traveling to remote locations and primitive camping for multiple days while completing field work with a crew. Are you comfortable with and capable of this requirement?
  • Do you have a valid driver's license?

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Northern Nevada

515 East Musser Street,

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Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

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