Local recruitment: Staff I, Associate Engineer

Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Carson City, NV, USA 🇺🇸

Salary: $51,803.28 – $76,921.92 Annually

Location: Carson City, NV

Job Type: Full-Time

Department: Nevada Division of Water Resources

Closing date and time: 12/17/2022 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana

STAFF 1, ASSOCIATE ENGINEER – Requisition ID: 15668

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: 12/16/2022 

Geographical Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa  





*Pay Grade: GRADE 35 

Salary Range: $51,803.28 – $76,921.92 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

Recruiter: JON M. TERRAZAS 

Phone:  775 684-0116 

Email: j.terrazas@admin.nv.gov  

Position Description

This position is located within the Adjudications Section of the Division of Water Resources in Carson City, Nevada Incumbent is primarily responsible for preparing Abstracts of Claims and Preliminary Orders of Determination; performing the necessary field investigations to determine proceeding with an adjudication and to determine the validity of proofs of appropriation; performing a review of proofs of appropriations filed with the Division; assisting the Hearings Officer in conducting hearings on objections to Preliminary Orders of Determination; assisting the manager and Attorney General in presenting evidence in District Court at Hearings on Orders of Determination; assisting the professional engineers in drafting Final Orders of Determination; assisting staff with resolving problems relating to all aspects of the adjudication process; conducting field investigations for decreed sources, mediating conflicts over water rights and administering and regulating decrees. Incumbent is also responsible for performing reviews of water rights applications submitted to the Division; conducting field investigations that pertain to water rights; drafting permit terms, certificates, rulings and letters for water rights and all other duties as assigned by the State Engineer.

Staff Associate Engineers perform professional engineering assignments not requiring licensure by the State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-6_0// 

Minimum Qualifications

Certification by the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors as an Engineer Intern; OR Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering or a closely related engineering field; OR two years of journey level technical experience equivalent to an Engineering Technician III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

The Examination

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.

Special Requirements

A valid driver’s license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and for 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.





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