Las Vegas, Clark County, NV, USA
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Clark County Department of Air Quality in Las Vegas, Nevada, is seeking qualified candidates for Environmental Specialist to work in the Desert Conservation Program Division. The position is a specialist level class in the classification series. The Environmental Specialist directs professional-level biological and environmental projects and contracts that benefit species covered by the Clark County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan and performs project management responsibilities to include but not limited to project development, contractor procurement, project coordination, budgetary and related analyses for division, department, County Manager, Board of Commissioners, and/or other governmental agencies. This Environmental Specialist position will also focus on management of spatial data to include map production, geodatabase management, and analysis using GIS applications. The successful applicant should be experienced with using ArcGIS suite of products, including ArcGIS Desktop, Collector and Online. This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.
Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Planning, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field AND two (2) years of full-time professional experience in performing environmental and natural resource management analyses and studies or similar analyses and studies. Full-time administrative experience in a field related to the work may be substituted for the degree on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two (2) years. An appropriate advanced degree is desirable. Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application. Working Conditions: Attend meetings outside of normal working hours. Requires travel by automobile to various locations throughout the County. May conduct site visits out of doors in varying weather conditions. Licensing and Certification: Specified positions may require possession of a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment. Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted. Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs tasks directly related to regulatory compliance and permitting associated with the Endangered Species Act, the Air Quality Act, the Clean Water Act, and other applicable regulations. Plans and organizes administrative, operational, budgetary, environmental or other studies related to the activities or operational area to which assigned. Performs full range of project management work, including the development of scopes of work for complex and technical natural resource related projects, including request for proposal (RFP) development, contractor selection, budget and schedule preparation and negotiation, and tracking of scope, schedule and budget compliance. Plans, oversees, reviews, and evaluates the work of professional service consultants and ensures that project and program goals and objectives are achieved. Reviews and evaluates land and resource management plans, biological studies, and other technical environmental documents, and provides recommendations. Prepares a variety of technical, statistical and narrative reports, correspondence and other written materials; prepares and presents presentations. Prepares and submits reports to various regulatory agencies, funding sources, and other organizations. Maintains accurate records and files related to the areas of assignment. Coordinates with federal, state, and local governments, private contractors and nonprofit organizations on conservation related projects. Confers with and represents the department and the County in meetings with staff from other departments, representatives of governmental, community, business, professional and public agencies and the public. Serves on and may provide staff support to a variety of committees and task forces related to the projects or programs to which assigned. Analyzes alternatives and makes recommendations regarding such matters as team improvement and productivity, project and program budget development and administration, project related staffing and facilities, and policy and procedure development and implementation. Confers with management and operational staff and assists in implementing changes resulting from such studies and analyses. Works with the general public by providing information and education on environmental and natural resource issues. Assists with and performs specific management support activities such as coordinating and preparing Board agenda items, coordinating departmental budget and administration, reviewing and assessing proposed legislation, coordinating the development of departmental automated systems and representing the department head and others as specified. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. May direct the work of professional, technical or office support staff on a project or day to day basis. Uses standard office equipment including a computer, in the course of the work; may drive a County or personal motor vehicle or be able to arrange for appropriate transportation in order to attend off-site meetings and visit various work sites to evaluate contractor work, collect field data and assist staff with field activities.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment, and be capable of driving a motor vehicle or arranging for transportation in order to attend off-site meetings and visit various work sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Job Type : PERMANENT Department : Air Quality Job Number : 15777
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Las Vegas, NV, USA
ABOUT THE POSITION : The Clark County Air Quality Department located in Las Vegas, Nevada, is seeking qualified applicants for Senior Air Quality Monitoring Technician. The position performs a variety of advanced and highly specialized monitoring activity in air quality management and pollution control for Clark County. Performs advanced level research and analysis, participates in complex studies and projects, and provides information regarding pollution control compliance methods and devices. Provides lead direction and training to Air Quality staff. Promotes a positive image of Air Quality to the general public. This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.
Education and Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in chemistry, physics, mathematics, electronics or a related field AND three (3) years of full-time experience comparable to that of an Air Quality Monitoring Technician. Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application. Working Conditions: Work out of doors in various weather conditions, dust and noise. May attend meetings outside of normal working hours. Licensing and Certification: Possess a valid Nevada Class C Driver's License at time of appointment. Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted. Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug screening.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Performs highly responsible and specialized senior level professional and/or technical activities related to one or more major departmental operations within the Department of Air Quality Management. Provides assistance in the development of goals and objectives for the division and/or department. May be assigned to a specific operational unit within the department, but performs special projects and assignments which may be varied in nature and cross over several divisions/units; coordinates activities with other units. Performs initial and random site inspections to ensure proper functioning of air pollution control equipment. Calibrates complex air monitoring instruments in the field; performs maintenance of complex monitoring equipment. Performs on-site diagnosis of electronic equipment and directs the repair of, or repairs, malfunctioning monitoring equipment. Performs other highly specialized technical functions to assure the proper functioning of equipment. Directs and/or installs and maintains monitoring station shelter with environmental controls; records all maintenance and quality assurance procedures. Performs and documents calculations on certification transfer standards; compute data and product printouts, regression analysis, calibration graphs, pollution level graphs and other computer generated information. Refines air quality data and updates public information telephone services. Provides training and lead direction to AQ Monitoring Technicians. Establishes priorities, assigns and reviews work, provides input into performance appraisal process, makes recommendations regarding personnel actions. Makes oral and graphic presentations or prepares materials for presentation. Arranges meetings with related organizations for statewide project coordination. Assists the public with federal and local regulation compliance; reviews and explains air pollution control requirements and regulations. Maintains accurate computer files and records of departmental activities, inspections, maintenance and repair; produces reports on assigned activities. Drives a county or personal vehicle to various locations throughout the county in order to conduct on-site inspections and equipment maintenance/repair and to attend meetings. OTHER JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Promotes the public image of the Air Quality Department through professional interactions with large organizations, small businesses, and individuals. Assists in the planning and development of departmental and/or divisional internal policies and procedures. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Uses standard office equipment including a computer, in the course of the work. Attends meetings and other departmental functions. Performs special assignments and projects. May be assigned to perform other air quality functions as necessity dictates and/or to train in other air quality specialties.
Mobility to work in a typical office and outdoor setting, use standard office equipment and to drive a motor vehicle in order to visit various job sites; strength and stamina to conduct various investigations at commercial and residential sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. May involve significant walking, climbing, stooping, light lifting and performing functions in confined areas. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
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