|JOB CLASS TITLE: Environmental Specialist II|
|POSITION NUMBER: 60032832|
|DEPARTMENT: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources|
|DIVISION/SECTION: Parks and Recreation|
|RECRUITMENT RANGE: $42,780 – $61,175|
|SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: GN11|
|COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable|
|APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time|
|WORK LOCATION: Wake County|
|OPENING DATE: 07/12/18|
|CLOSING DATE: 07/18/18 5:00 PM Eastern Time|
|DESCRIPTION OF WORK:|
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources’ (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature throughout North Carolina. The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state’s history, conserve the state’s natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development. Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state’s diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team.
Division Information:The North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation exists to inspire all its citizens and visitors through conservation, recreation and education.
Conservation: To conserve and protect representative examples of North Carolina’s natural beauty, ecological features, recreational and cultural resources within the state parks system;
Recreation: To provide and promote safe, healthy and enjoyable outdoor recreational opportunities throughout the state; and
Education: To provide educational opportunities that promote stewardship of the state’s natural and cultural heritage.
Description of Work:
The long-term goal in the fire management program is to restore and maintain fire-adapted ecosystems across the state parks system. This position is the ecological burn coordinator for the Natural Resources Program and responsible for assisting the Fire Management Officer coordinating the ecological burning program for the North Carolina State Parks System. This position will develop and review management unit burn plans and burn prescriptions; assist and lead ecological burns; and monitor and recommend fire management strategies. The position collaborates with biologists and rangers in various regions throughout the division for training programs and multi-park, multi-disciplinary projects. It reports to the Fire Management Officer and is the principal supervisor of the seasonal fire crew(s). The position approves fire prescriptions and complexity analyses. The position is responsible for all Natural Resource fire equipment including several fire engines and associated fire-control tools. This position gives the day of burn approvals in the absence of the FMO
|KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:|
|*** To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed under the text resumes section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit***
In order to qualify for this position you must meet ALL the following KSA’s listed below:
|MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:|
|Bachelor’s degree in one of the agricultural, biological, engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences or a closely related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.|
|SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION:|
To apply for this position, please click APPLY link above. SEE ATTACHED RESUME WILL RESULT IN AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION. To receive credit, all experience must be included in the work history sections. Any information omitted from the application but included in the resume will not be considered for qualifying credit. Faxed applications will not be accepted.
Persons eligible for veteran preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214.
DNCR uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified applicants. When a salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. All post-high school degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.
The State of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If multiple applications are submitted to an individual position, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Processing applications will take an average of 6 – 8 weeks due to the high volume of applications received. It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Upon the closing date, applications are “Under Review” and will be screened by Human Resources for the most qualified applicants.
For technical issues with your application, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact
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