Urban and Community Forester

Location: Carson City, NV
Deadline: July 21, 2016

The Position
Conservation Staff Specialists assist in developing, formulating, and coordinating programs, policies and procedures related to areas such as resource management, safety and training, fire management and policy Management pertinent to the assigned area of natural resource management, preservation, conservation and protection.
The Nevada DIVISION OF FORESTRY is recruiting for an Urban and Community Forester in Carson City or Las Vegas, Nevada. You must indicate in your profile which geographical locations you will be willing to accept employment in. The position is responsible for program development, implementation and compliance with national program goals and objectives; develops and manages budgets for federal grants; submits annual reports of program accomplishments; provides oversight and coordination for the Urban & Community Forestry (U&CF) staff statewide; awards subgrants for special projects and oversees project implementation and reimbursements; provides technical assistance to communities on urban forestry program development and management; promotes U&CF through public appearances and other outlets; and develops educational and outreach materials. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE BEFORE THE POSTED CLOSE DATE BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***