Full Time Jobs
The Division has approximately 160 staff operating in a full time capacity in various functional capacities, including natural resource management, conservation nurseries, wildfire management, air operations, fiscal management, human resource management, communications, information technology and others.
How to Apply
Find current job announcements and submit on-line applications during the open filing period through the State of Nevada's Personnel Job Website. The Nevada Division of Forestry has a full suite of full time positions, including, but not limited to:
- Foresters and Natural Resource Managers
- Conservation Program Coordinators
- Conservation Nursery Specialists
- Incident Business Specialists
- Conservation Crew Supervisors
- Accountants, Management Analyst, Business Process Analyst, and Administrative Officers
- Geographic Information System (GIS) and Data Manager
- IT Professionals and Communications Managers
- Mechanics and Fleet Manager
- Helicopter Pilots
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Becoming a Conservation Crew Supervisor
Conservation Crews are the backbone of the Nevada Division of Forestry and a major part of the Nevada Division of Forestry’s wildland fire management team. Conservation Crew Supervisors serve on a hand crew performing fire suppression, fuel management, natural resource conservation and other duties under the most adverse environmental conditions. Conservation Crew Supervisors are in charge of supervising non-violent, minimum custody offenders, whom are serving time with the Nevada Department of Corrections. They are trained in and provide labor for conservation projects, community assistance, wildland fire suppression, and other emergency response activities. Currently NDF has nine Conservation Camps across our great State, Between the nine Camps NDF staffs 19 full time type 2 firefighting hand crews.
To be a Conservation Crew Supervisor you must be at least 18 years old and have a valid Driver’s License at the time of appointment. You must have graduated from high school or have equivalent education. You must pass the Work Capacity Test, which tests your ability to perform arduous fire fighting duties. Prior to taking the Work Capacity Test, you must take a physical examination at your expense. To pass the test you must carry a 45-pound pack, for three miles in 45 minutes or less. You should start preparing for the Work Capacity Test at least six to eight weeks before the test. If you pass the work capacity test you will be invited to an interview. You must also pass a pre-employment drug test.
Conservation Crew Supervisor Training
If you are selected as a Conservation Crew Supervisor you will attend extensive training, where you will learn how to control wildland fires, operate wildland fire apparatus, use chain saws, assist helicopter operations, and help with fire prevention and fire hazard reduction projects.