Position Description & Application
Located in Las Vegas, this position coordinates and manages the Urban Wildlife Education Program in the agency’s Southern Region – specifically Clark, Lincoln, Nye and Esmeralda counties. The incumbent serves as the primary point of contact for nuisance and urban wildlife conflicts, provides information and education to help individuals resolve those conflicts, responds in person when citizens cannot resolve the conflict themselves, determines whether said conflicts constitute a public safety threat and coordinates the appropriate level of response needed to address the situation. In addition, this position develops and presents proactive education programs promoting urban wildlife conflict prevention. The incumbent also participates in regional events such as the Clark County Fair & Rodeo, prepares press releases, newsletter articles, email blasts, blog posts and other written or visual material for the media and the public to promote conflict prevention, oversees regional record keeping efforts for documenting urban wildlife complaints and issues, provides assistance to the Southern Region Conservation Education supervisor and other regional Conservation Education program coordinators as needed, works individually but also as a member of a team in accomplishing the goals of the Urban Wildlife program, works across division lines to assist with the accomplishment of the agency mission.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in education, journalism, communications, outdoor recreation/leadership/education, wildlife management, biology or closely related field; OR graduation from high school and two years of professional experience in coordinating and presenting education programs in hunter and boating safety, aquatic and environmental education; identifying training needs for the public; writing and editing publicity materials and public service announcements; and/or preparing and presenting radio and television broadcasts.