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Environmental Scientist 2
Environmental Scientists perform program research, planning and development, permitting, compliance monitoring, inspections/enforcement, and technical support services in relation to air, water, waste, federal facilities, corrective action, mining, biology, and other environmental programs. This position is within the Environmental Services Division, Biology Section, and can be located in Carson City, Elko, or Ely depending on the candidate's preference. The incumbent will conduct biological field surveys, research and investigations to identify biological resources present within or near a project; prepare reports and assessments, monitor construction activities, develop suitable mitigation to address impacts, and ensure compliance with permits and other biological commitments; and secure State and federal permits in conformance with the Endangered Species Act, and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). This is not an enforcement position. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. This position requires in-state travel up to 50% of the time. A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment. Work may be performed under adverse weather conditions and include extensive walking under difficult conditions in remote and/or primitive areas. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE USED TO UNDERFILL AN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST III. INCUMBENT MAY PROGRESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL UPON MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE, AND WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation 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, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression. To see full Class Specifications visit: To Apply:

Posted on: Thursday, September 07, 2017
This listing expires on: Sunday, October 22, 2017

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