Washoe Tribe of Nevada & California CARSON ONE STOP-CHEVRON STATION-TRAVEL PLAZA in Gardnerville, Nevada

Job Description

Position Summary:

Under direct supervision the Environmental Specialist IIis responsible for carrying out the objectives of the Washoe Tribe Environmental Protection Department. Conducts environmental surveys and assessments, supervises field activities, monitors condition of Tribal natural resources, works closely with contractors and other governmental agencies for protection of Tribal resources and provides assistance to other Tribal entities. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.

Preferred Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED and three years’ experience in the environmental field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Undergraduate degree in an environmental field preferred.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license or capable of obtaining one within thirty-days (30) of employment.
  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.
  • Preference will be given to Qualified Native American Indians.
  • Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Writes reports, schedules work activities of program staff in accordance with Underground Storage Tank and Emergency Response programs, work plans and may include other related department grants.

  • Coordinates work with other government agencies.
  • Purchases supplies and equipment within program budget.
  • Manages program records.
  • Writes reports, collects data and analyzes data collected in the field.
  • Attends meetings and participates in inter-agency efforts to protect Tribal resources.
  • Conducts environmental inspections of activities on and off Tribal land.
  • Conducts field inventories and assessments of Tribal resources.
  • Monitors quantity and quality of water resources.
  • Enforces natural resource regulations and codes.
  • Works closely with consultants, contractors, and other government entities on environmental projects.
  • Develops and presents reports or analysis at meetings or conferences.
  • Attends inter-agency meetings to promote protection and restoration of Tribal resources.
  • Participates in Tribal-federal consultation, and works to meet the goals and objectives of the program and grants.
  • Drafts operational plans, experimental designs and sampling methods and develops sampling plans, procedures and forms for conducting studies.
  • Ensures compliance with operational plans and objectives and quality control data.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Posted On: Wednesday, 9th May 2018

Department: Environmental

Location: Gardnerville Gardnerville, NV

Pay Rate: $14.83- $20.77

Job Type: Full Time Non-Exempt