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31 Jan 2018

Other Outdoor Off-Highway Vehicle Program State Coordinator

Great Basin Institute – Posted by Recrutiment Carson City, Nevada, United States

Job Description

Job Description:
Great Basin Institute, in partnership with Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and Nevada State Parks Recreational Trails Program (NSPRTP), is seeking a highly motivated and proven leader to coordinate two regional field teams focused on providing Nevada’s communities and public land managers off-highway vehicle (OHV) education, training and outreach support. Year one project goals will include collecting statewide authorized OHV trail system map data across land agencies to create a comprehensive OHV trail map for the state of NV; organizing and holding regional OHV Summits that will provide community members and public land managers education and training workshops focused on OHV related topics such as Treadlightly!, safety, OHV registration program, improved cooperation for OHV trail design & layout, and capacity building for grant writing; and assisting DCNR in conducting a survey of local governmental entities and other interested parties.

The State Coordinator will work closely with DCNR, NSPRTP, and GBI staff to establish individual project goals, timelines for completing deliverables, and lines of communication to ensure project progress is monitored and reported routinely throughout project implementation. They will be responsible for supervising two regional field teams including developing project scopes of work; scheduling and assigning projects; providing necessary training for project implementation; and managing data collection, quality control, and reporting. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are imperative.

This position will be based at the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources office located at 901 S. Stewart Street, Carson City, NV 89701. Nestled 30 minutes between Reno and Lake Tahoe, Carson City, Nevada boasts an array of unique restaurants, challenging golf courses, historical attractions, museums, gaming opportunities and a plethora of year-round, outdoor experiences. Residents enjoy plenty of open space and fresh mountain air.

Compensation and Benefits:
• Rate of Pay: $50,000 annual salary
• Paid ACA Compliant MEC/MVL Health, Dental and Vision benefits covered 100% by Great Basin Institute

Job Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, geography, or closely related field with coursework and/or experience that demonstrate working knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS);
• Minimum of three years’ experience with project management or leading/managing field teams required;
• Ability to work alone or with a team on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) projects with little or no assistance;
• Ability to design and create a spatial GIS database for field personnel to capture data both offline and online and be able to use this structure on published web maps for public consumption;
• Ability to use cartographic principles to create maps for internal and public consumption in both static paper maps and web maps;
• Ability to perform quality control on GIS data from field collections and downloads from other government agencies to ensure the highest accuracy and information retention;
• Ability to work with ESRI software 10.2 and above;
• Ability to learn and stay up to date on GIS technology;
• Experience publishing web map services to ArcGIS Server 10.2+ preferred;
• Knowledge of ArcGIS Online preferred;
• Knowledge of ArcGIS Pro preferred;
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and orally, with a diverse audience;
• Proven leadership, decision making, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
• Ability to self-motivate and motivate others;
• Familiarity and interest in off-highway vehicle recreational opportunities; and
• Ability to pass National Sex Offender Public Registry (NSOPR) and federal criminal background checks.

Although the majority of the work the will be in an indoor office setting, field site visits will occur. Thus, the following qualifications are required:

• Possess a clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license with ability to safely operate and maintain a 4WD vehicle and off-highway vehicle on and off paved roads;
• Ability to work in rural and remote field and office environment;
• Physically fit to work outdoors and withstand the rigors of fieldwork; and
• Willingness to travel on average one week per month.

Other Job Information (if applicable):

EEO Statement
We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

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Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Other Outdoor. Job Tags: coordinator, full-time, Nevada, NV, and OHV.

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