State of Nevada PUBLICATIONS EDITOR 1 in Nevada

PUBLICATIONS EDITOR 1

APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -

$40,862.16 to

$60,092.64

PAY GRADE: 31

For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.

In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.

JOB INFORMATION

Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur

in this geographical location.

Department: Conservation and Natural Resources

Division: Environmental Protection Administration

Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa

Job Class Code:

07.830

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

Announcement Number: 32616

Open to all qualified persons.

Posted

10/06/2017

Close Date:

10/20/2017

Recruiter:

KENNETH

SCHULZ

Phone: (775)684-0147

Email: krschulz@admin.nv.gov

Applications accepted

for another 1 Days 18 Hrs 17 Mins

The Position

Publications Editors perform technical and copyediting, provide research and editorial assistance to authors, and coordinate production of books, manuscripts, or magazines.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

The Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) is recruiting for a Publications Editor I in Carson City. This position is responsible for coordinating, researching, creating, and producing written material and documents in all environmental media (air, water, land) through various avenues including, but not limited to, the NDEP website, brochures, outreach materials and events, guidance documents, and legislative communications. The written material and documents will target a wide range of audiences, requiring the person in this position to adequately comprehend and translate complex material from multiple technical and scientific disciplines. The position will be responsible for creating internal and external newsletters and producing professional reports that convey important program information. During the legislative session, the position will work with NDEP administrators and managers to research questions received and clearly convey the research results using appropriate content (i.e. photographs, charts, tables or graphics). The position will review and edit public draft meeting minutes to ensure they are summarized in a clear, concise and error free manner that preserves the speakers' messages. Travel up to 25% of the time may be required. * THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. *

To see full Class Specifications visit:

http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/ClassSpecifications-70/

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in English, journalism or closely related field and one year of technical writing or editing experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment

1) Describe your experience designing and updating webpages to ensure intended message is reaching targeted audience.

2) Describe your experience working on publishing software, brochures, newsletters, internal documents, outreach materials or other publications.

3) Describe your experience in comprehension and subsequent written translation of complex material from multiple technical and scientific disciplines.

4) Describe your experience editing material to enhance readability, organization and clarity for a targeted audience.

5) Describe your experience in performing technical editing of meeting minutes.

6) Describe your experience using publishing software, including names/types of programs used.

INFORMATIONAL LINKS

For more information about state employment, visit the following:

Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov

Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org

Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us

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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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