Student Employment Services Office
Current Employment Opportunities

Great Basin College Student Employment Services are intended to be utilized by Great Basin College students and graduates.


Position:Bootstraps Job Coach Type: Full Time
Hours:
Need by:
Skills: Required Qualifications: o Strong leadership, and organization skills o Must be able to do manual labor (fence building, chainsaw, et) and heavy lifting 50+lbs o Must be patient, motivational, problem solver, and encourage positive interaction o Respect for diverse cultures o Desire and ability to learn new skill and apply new knowledge o Current Nevada Drivers License o Able to pass background check Preferred Qualifications: o Undergraduate degree, ideally in natural resources or youth development o Rugged camping experience o Interest in natural resource issues o Experience working with at-risk youth. People:
Location:
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Battle Mountain
Duties: Young adults (18-25 years old) participate in a career and life skills development curriculum, including fieldwork working on rangeland improvement projects. In cooperation with Extension Educator, Area youth Specialist, Program Coordinator, and personnel of natural resource partner agencies the Job Coach will … o Supervise a crew as they complete project work related to wildlife habitat restoration and enhancements on land within the BLM Battle Mountain District. o Assist in conducting a career/life skills curriculum by reinforcing such skill on the job. o Inventory and maintain all of the tools and equipment needed to complete the project work o Ensure crew is well-equipped, trained and supervised to safely complete the project work. o Fulfill administrative duties as needed to meet University and program requirements. o Overnight Camping (3 nights/week) with Bootstraps crew, as projects require. Salary: DOE


Position:Computer Draftsman Type: Part Time
Hours: TBD
TBD
Need by: ASAP
Skills: Computer drafting skills. People:
Location:
1
Elko
Duties: Generating computer drawings. Salary: DOE


Position:Dispensing Assistant Type: Part Time
Hours: 29 hrs/wk
Mon-Fri
Need by: ASAP
Skills: Detail oriented, dependable, good with math. People:
Location:
1
Elko
Duties: Working in dispensing area. Salary: $8.25


Position:ES&R (Post-Fire) Monitoring Technician Type: Full Time
Hours: 40 hrs/wk
7 days per week
Need by: 4/28/14
Skills: Technical requirements: • Experience conducting ecological field work; • Coursework in plant taxonomy and/or systematics (transcripts may be requested); • Knowledge of Great Basin flora and fauna; • Experience using a dichotomous key to identify plants to species; • Experience conducting plant surveys using various monitoring protocols, including standard rangeland monitoring protocols, photo plots, and site observations; • Experience with data entry and analysis; • Experience with technical writing and/or producing written project/monitoring summary reports/grant reports; • Experience working with hand-held GPS equipment for navigation and data collection; • Experience working with GIS software; and • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access) Additional requirements: • Valid, state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record; • Experience operating 4WD trucks on paved and unpaved roads, including narrow, mountain forest roads; • Experience and training to operate UTV and ATV equipment; • Ability to work productively as part of a team to accomplish mutual goals; • Ability to work independently; • Ability to communicate effectively with team members, agency staff, and a diverse public; • Good organizational skills; • Willingness to spend multiple days camping in the field; • Willingness to sometimes work irregular hours (e.g., early mornings, late nights); and • Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all types of weather conditions, traverse uneven terrain, carry upwards of 40 pounds in a backpack, and otherwise maintain good physical condition. People:
Location:
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Susanville and Surprise, CA
Duties: The Technicians will work on a number of projects, including a variety of monitoring protocols designed to determine effectiveness of post-fire stabilization and rehabilitation efforts including line-point intercept, canopy gap, and basal gap intercept as detailed in the Monitoring Manual for Grasslands, Shrubland, and Savanna Ecosystems, Volume 1: USDA-ARS Jornada Experimental Range. The primary duties of this position will be to analyze field data and prepare written monitoring summary reports for the ESR program. There may also be opportunities to aid in the preparation of ES (Emergency Stabilization) and BAR (Burned Area Rehabilitation) plans, including site evaluation, inventory, and GPS/GIS work. Collectively, the team is responsible for data collection, entry and analysis; report writing; project planning and mapping; and other tasks assigned by ESR personnel. Salary: $15.00/hr, $300/mo housing stipend


Position:Evening Sales Floor Supervisor Type: Part Time
Hours: TBD
TBD
Need by:
Skills: People:
Location:
1
Elko
Duties: Supervises nightly sales floor associates, front end operations. Oversees the nightly store recovery process and will have ownership of all closing responsibilities. Must be 18 years of age or older. Salary:


Position:Forestry Technician-Recreation Technician, Trails and Wilderness Type: Full Time
Hours: 40 + hours per week
TBD
Need by: 5/1/14
Skills: The positions are located in Las Vegas, Carson City, and Austin Nevada as well as Bridgeport, California and Wells Nevada. Bunkhouse facilities may be available but are not guaranteed. Individuals working on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest can expect to perform their duties in a variety of weather conditions ranging from intense heat and sun to extreme cold with rain and snow. Applicants must be physically fit and at least 18 years of age. These positions will generally start around in May and last to the end of September. The ability to work for the duration of these dates can be a selective factor. Check with the contacts listed below to verify length of seasons. It is recommended that you apply as soon as possible, as hiring will begin as early as January 31, 2014. When applying for these positions you MUST choose specific duty locations before submitting your application. If you do not choose the locations you want your name will not appear on the list of applicants that we receive. Recreation Technician:works primarily in campgrounds and dispersed recreation sites. The individual will clean facilities and maintain improvements such as picnic tables, restrooms, fire rings, fences, etc. The individual on occasion will interact with the public answering routine questions and checking compliance with rules and regulations. The individual works independently or on a small crew, and will be required to use hand tools and cleaning supplies. Trails: For the Forestry Technician Trail positions please highlight specialized trail experience including, trail maintenance experience, advanced trail building skills, leadership experience. Wilderness Ranger: Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the following desired skills and attitudes: Knowledgeable and proficient in backcountry travel; good communication skills to effectively interact with the public and co-workers; experience with wilderness inventory and monitoring; experience with trail maintenance and/or construction; highly self-motivated. Additional preferred training: Current FPO credentials, wilderness first responder, and Leave No Trace certification. People:
Location:
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Outside of Elko County
Duties: The selected individual(s) for the Technician Position will assist in the daily management of dispersed and developed recreation areas. The incumbent will be expected to maintain and clean facilities such as campsites, dispersed recreation sites and outhouses and make visitor contacts to educate and enforce area regulations. They will be responsible for operating and maintaining all vehicles and tools associated with duties of the position. The selected individual may serve as a Forest Protection Officer (FPO). (The preferred candidate will have current FPO credentials and certification in first aid and CPR.) Additional duties of this position may include: • Patrolling and monitoring recreation areas by vehicle or ATV, addressing issues as they arise. • Monitoring the condition of facilities and resources, fixing, maintaining, and replacing items as needed. • Participating in educational activities, answering questions, giving directions and working with visitors and other employees. • Working with guides and outfitters to ensure compliance and provide information. • Incumbent may be asked to respond to highway and land-based emergencies as well. The incumbent will be working outdoors and may occasionally be required to spend the night in the field (sleep in tents and prepare meals in an outdoor environment). Bunkhouse facilities may be available but are not guaranteed. Work will be full time, 4-5 days/week, including weekends. Trails: The incumbent will independently perform a full range of standardized support duties specific to the trails program. The incumbent will use various tools and equipment to maintain and construct trails, install water-bars, and/or build rock walls. The incumbent will move or transport personnel and equipment to the project areas. The incumbent may perform independently or as a leader of one or lower grade employees in maintenance or reconstruction of trail improvement projects. The incumbent will be working outdoors for extended periods of time. This will include living and working in an outdoor setting (sleep in tents and preparing meals in an outdoor environment), carrying heavy backpacks, tools and hiking long distances. Wilderness Ranger: They work and travel independently during their field hitches but are also expected to work together as part of a close knit team. A ranger needs the skills and confidence to work alone, being self-reliant and self-sufficient while in a Wilderness environment on multi-day 4-6 consecutive day assignments. The selected individual(s) may serve as a Forest Protection Officer (FPO), making visitor contacts to educate and enforce forest rules and regulations. Rangers work in remote settings both on and off-trail, so a focus on personal as well a co-worker safety is essential. Travel is usually on foot above 8000’ elevations, carrying a backpack that contains personal as well as work supplies and tools. Fifty to 70 pound loads would be considered average. Overnight stays involve camping in a tent. Most of the work will be in the Hoover Wilderness but may occur in other non-Wilderness settings. Other duties include campsite and trail maintenance, repair and maintenance of signs and structures at trailheads and within the backcountry, preparation and presentation of wilderness education programs, inventory and monitoring of recreation and biological resources. Rangers may also use tools such as GPS to collect and store data for wilderness management purposes. Salary: GS 04 $11.75/hr, GS 05 $13.14/hr


Position:Highway Construction Aid Type: Full Time
Hours: Temporary & Seasonal
TBD
Need by: 04/28/14
Skills: In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements: Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications): Courses at the high school level and/or work experience that provided the applicant with the ability to read and write, follow simple verbal or written instructions, and operate common tools and equipment. Special Requirements: A valid class C driver's license is required at the time of appointment and for continued employment. Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. Additional Position Experience This position requires an applicant to be at least 18 years of age upon application. If selected, proof of being at least 18 years of age will be required. Applicant must be willing to accept temporary (under six months) employment. People:
Location:
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Throughout the State of Nevada
Duties: Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. Incumbent assists in routine maintenance duties, including keeping pavement surface, shoulders, clear zones, and associated roadways in good repair; summer betterment projects, and assistance in emergency operations. The hours for these positions are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hours shifts. These positions may require working in inclement weather. Salary: $11.92 an hour


Position:Kitchen Help, Back of the House Type: Part Time
Hours: Variable
TBD
Need by: ASAP
Skills: Some experience in restaurant work a plus. Looking for someone who takes personal pride in the presentation of their work and can work in a team oriented kitchen/dining room People:
Location:
1
Elko
Duties: Cooking, prep work, baking, dishwashing, cleaning, assisting with any other tasks. Must be able to work weekends. Salary: DOE


Position:Licensed Social Worker Type: Full Time
Hours: 40 hrs.
Need by:
Skills: Successful applicant must be an organized, self starter who can work with minimal supervision. Must pass federal/state background check, have a Nevada driver's license, vehicle liability insurance, experience in case management and social services delivery. Spanish language proficiency a plus. People:
Location:
1
Elko
Duties: Perform case work for Differential Response, an approach to ensuring child safety by responding to referrals from child protective service reports of child abuse and neglect. Salary: DOE


Position:Marketing/Sales Type:
Hours: TBD
TBD
Need by:
Skills: Must have own computer or other method of on-line ability. You will be required to meet and update all endeavors on-line with these sites weekly. I offer a generous commission to begin with and later I will offer a base salary and commission. People:
Location:
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Spring Creek
Duties: Advertise my business on sites such as twitter or Face Book. I am seeking an experienced individual, with knowledge regarding social sites for marketing and monitoring purposes only. You can work from home. Salary: To be discussed


Position:Mystery Shopper Type:
Hours: Flexible
Flexible
Need by:
Skills: Able to read and write in the English language. Have basic computer skills. Have access to a computer with internet. Work card issued by the PILB (Private Investigator's Licensing Board). People:
Location:
100
Elko
Duties: Get paid to evaluate customer service at your favorite restaurants, gas stations, retail, grocery stores and cellular mobile retail. You can make your own schedule. You can also make more money traveling outside your area to Winnemucca and surrounding cities. Salary: $20 - $300


Position:Park Aid 1 Type: Part Time
Hours: TBD
TBD
Need by: April
Skills: People:
Location:
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Elko County
Duties: Performs routine custodial and general facility and equipment maintenance duties, assists visitors, collects fees, and assists in operations of the State Park. Assists in cleaning park grounds, structures and facilities. Participates in grounds and facility maintenance projects. Collects park fees, makes change, and issues entrance tickets/permits. Organizes and stores cleaning supplies. Seasonal position, April through August or September. Salary: 11.62


Position:Pregnancy Prevention Educator Type: Part Time
Hours: TBD
TBD
Need by:
Skills: BA degree and/or work in related field and a minimum of one-year working with youth and families. Must pass federa/state background checks. Spanish language proficiency a plus. People:
Location:
1
Elko
Duties: Teach, develop and support youth in establishing and sustaining a healthy lifestyle. Salary: DOE


Position:Rangeland & Drought Monitoring Technician Type: Full Time
Hours: 40 hrs./wk
TBD
Need by: May 20, 2014
Skills: Qualifications: o Applicants should have a combination of educational and field experience related to the position of interest, and an understanding of basic principles related to the fields of botany and/or soil science; o Knowledge of Great Basin ecology, preferable; o Ability to navigate and collect data using handheld GPS units, required; o Experience working with ArcGIS, desirable; o Possess a clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license with the ability to safely operate a 4WD vehicle on and off paved roads; o Proficient in the use of a compass and ability to read a topographical map; o Effectively communicate, both written and orally, with a diverse audience; and o Physically fit to work outdoors, carry personal and field equipment, and withstand the rigors of the Great Basin in the spring, summer and fall. o Successful applicant(s) must complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI) or submit paperwork to BLM human resources indicating an active and fully adjudicated BI has already been completed prior to beginning position. People:
Location:
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Batt;e Mountain and Tonopah
Duties: General duties include working cooperatively with BLM Rangeland Management Specialists as part of an upland rangeland monitoring team utilizing various field data collection methodologies to determine current upland range condition. Drought monitoring will be conducted to identify affected resources and monitor the condition of forage resources and the level of use of those resources by livestock within allotments, wild horses and burros within Herd Management Areas and within greater sage-grouse preliminary priority habitat. Monitoring data may also be collected to determine the effectiveness of emergency stabilization and rehabilitation (ESR) treatments after wildfires. Technicians will be responsible for providing written documentation of data collection (survey forms) and organizing photographic and GPS/GIS documentation of survey areas. Based on collected data, conclusions and recommendations can be made in support of evaluating upland range and vegetative conditions in order to maintain, restore, and/or improve upland resource values to achieve a healthy and productive ecological condition. GBI is seeking associates that possess the following qualifications to perform the duties described: 1. Upland Monitoring Studies – utilize plant and soil identification skills to conduct upland range monitoring studies under established BLM protocols. Monitoring consists of double-weight sampling, ecological site inventory, utilization, use pattern mapping, cover, line point intercept, gap intercept and density techniques. Duties may also consist of conducting livestock compliance checks, which provide information on livestock placement and movement as it relates to annual authorized use. 2. Plant Identification - plant and plant community identification, including upland range plant taxonomy and ecology common throughout the Great Basin. Responsible for the identification of individual plants, describing existing and potential plant communities using soil survey information, interpreting vegetation, and successional sequences. 3. Soil Identification - exposure to identification of soils, use of soil surveys, determine soils grouped into the site, identify landscape and soil factors, and determine existing or potential erosional factors. This information is utilized to aid in determining site potential and evaluation of current conditions Salary: $16.00/hr


Position:Recreation Technicial Type: Full Time
Hours: 40 hrs/wk
TBD
Need by: May 19, 2014
Skills: Qualifications: ? Coursework in recreation/wilderness management, natural resources, or equivalent field experience; ? Experience collecting field data and/or following established field collection protocols; ? Strong communication skills and experience in providing visitor services, environmental education, outreach and/or interpretation; ? Ability to read and navigate using topographic maps and a compass; ? Motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, and possess good organizational skills; ? Ability to camp and work in remote locations; ? Willingness to work alone or in small groups to accomplish the goals and mission of the BLM and GBI; ? Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments and traverse uneven terrain; ? Clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license with ability to safely operate a 4WD vehicle on paved and unpaved roads; and ? Meet AmeriCorps eligibility requirements: (1) U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status, (2) eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award (limit of four in a lifetime or equivalent of two full-time awards), and (3) pass National Sex Offender Public Registry (NSOPR) and federal criminal background checks. ? Successful applicant(s) must complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI) or submit paperwork to BLM human resources indicating an active and fully adjudicated BI has already been completed prior to beginning position. People:
Location:
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Elko, Ely, Winnemucca and Battle Mountain
Duties: The Recreation Technician will assist in a variety of activities, which may include visitor services (support for visitor center and information kiosks); route inventories; route sign installation/replacement; environmental education, outreach and interpretation for the general public; maintaining site conditions (may include cleaning/improving public land areas); environmental monitoring; field inventories to determine compliance with permits, as well as administration of recreation use permits; natural resource management and damage documentation; GIS mapping and data management; field reports; and/or recreation site monitoring to determine recreation potential and current recreational usage. Part of this work will require heavy physical exertion in hot, dry conditions. Work may be required on weekends. This position will provide experience working with a BLM professional on public lands and will aid in preparation for a career in public lands recreation management. Timeline: ? 22-week appointment running May 19, 2014 – October 17, 2014 ? Generally 40 hours per week; work may be required on weekends Salary: $9,600 Living Allowance


Position:Recreation Technician Type: Full Time
Hours: 40 hrs./wk
Mon-Fri
Need by: June 2, 2014 - Aug. 22, 2014
Skills: Qualifications: o Coursework in recreation/wilderness management, natural resources, or equivalent field experience; o Ability to take meeting notes and compile them into a written report; o Ability to learn a wide variety of computer programs such as: Microsoft Office Suite and MS Publisher; o Experience creating maps and manipulating data using ArcGIS, desirable; o Ability to read and navigate using topographic maps and a compass; o Experience writing project reports and/or presenting technical data in an organized and understandable manner; o Motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, and possess good organizational skills; o Willingness to work alone or in small groups to accomplish the goals and mission of the BLM; o Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, traverse uneven terrain and hike cross-country for extended distances (8-10 miles); o Clean, valid, state-issued driver’s license with ability to safely operate an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) or Utility Vehicle (UTV), as well as a 4WD pickup on paved and unpaved roads; o It would be desirable if the technician was fluent in Spanish; and o Meet AmeriCorps eligibility requirements: (1) U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status, (2) eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award (limit of four in a lifetime or equivalent of 2 full-time awards), and (3) pass National Sex Offender Public Registry (NSOPR) and federal criminal background checks. People:
Location:
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Tuscarora Field Office
Duties: The technician will help to plan, organize, promote, record and run four Benefits-based focus groups, and this year’s Take-It-Outside (TIO) program to be held near Elko. In addition, the technician will help to develop next year’s TIO and other recreation programs; develop a list of Elko County organizations that can be called upon for volunteers and funding for recreation programs; and/or provide assistance in developing ideas that would be attractive to people of Elko County to recreate on BLM lands. The technician will perform outreach to local schools and other federal, state, and county agencies in Elko County to recruit participants for the focus groups. The technician will also develop a list of people or organizations that would be available to provide outdoor education activities during recreation events on public lands. Additionally, the technician will perform a wide range of duties in support of gathering data for the Bureau's wilderness program: working in the field conducting inventories, monitoring, data gathering, responding to emergency situations, administering first aid/CPR, litter removal from Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs), and routine maintenance on signs, etc. The technician will provide assistance in identifying, gathering, recording and compiling several types of prescribed route/statistical data and information related to travel into and on WSAs, and enter data into GIS and RMIS databases. Other tasks include route inventory for future travel management planning efforts; inventories of Lands with Wilderness Characteristics; and assisting in providing recreation, wilderness, and visual input on projects occurring in the District. On-the-job training and orientation related to data collection, recreation management, maintenance, and safety programs is required. The technician will be located in the District Office located in Elko, NV. The technician will spend much of her/his time assisting the Recreation Planner in conducting research on WSAs in the Tuscarora Field Office. The work is performed in an outdoor environment in rugged terrain, including very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; and the position requires physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching and stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Some weekend field work will be required and the technician should be capable of working alone, or with other people, from early morning to late in the day. Work may occur in temperature extremes up to and occasionally exceeding 100? F. There is some flexibility in choosing a work schedule, but likely the technician will work five 8-hour days (Monday - Friday). The four focus groups will be held outside of regular hours with flexibility as long as the 80 hours per 2-week pay period are met. Salary: $5760.00 Living Allowance


Position:Summer Environmental Educator Type: Full Time
Hours:
Need by: June 9, 2014
Skills: ? College level coursework preferred in education or the natural sciences; ? Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ? Background working with elementary aged children and/or in natural history; ? Campfire skills (song leading, guitar, storytelling) desirable; ? Enthusiasm and commitment to youth outdoor education; ? Ability to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, work in all types of weather conditions, and otherwise maintain good physical condition. ? Meet AmeriCorps eligibility requirements: 1. U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status. 2. Must be at least 17 years of age. 3. Received a high school diploma or GED (or be willing to achieve this before using education award). 4. Eligible to receive and AmeriCorps Education Award (limit of four in a lifetime or equivalent of 2 full-time awards), and Great Basin Institite l 16750 Mt Rose Highway I Reno, Nevada 89511 I p. 775.674.5475 I f. 775.674.5499 5. Pass National Sex Offender Public Registry (NSOPR) and federal criminal background checks. People:
Location:
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Galena Creek Rec. Area
Duties: Great Basin Naturalists Environmental Science Camp comprises eight weeks of theme-based activities that capitalize on the unique natural setting of Galena Creek Park and the Sierra Nevada region. Themes include natural and cultural history topics that allow children to experience the outdoors through hands-on games, hikes, guided activities, field trips, guest presenters, and simple exploration and play. As the only fully outdoor environmental summer camp in Reno, our goal is to provide local youth with opportunities to experience the outdoors in a safe, fun, nurturing and engaging setting. Campers are ages 8-12 and Teen Leadership Academy enrollees are ages 13-17. Position includes one week of training followed by five weeks of residential camp and three weeks of day camp. Salary: Weekly stipend of $200


Position:Various Summer Forestry Positions Type: Full or Part Time
Hours: Various
Various
Need by:
Skills: People:
Location:

Duties: Please email career@gbcnv.edu for information on these positions. Salary:


Position:WIC Manager Type: Full Time
Hours: 40 hrs.
TBD
Need by:
Skills: BA degree and/or related work experience, a minimum of one-year working with youth and families. Must pass federal/state background checks. Spanish language proficiency a plus. People:
Location:
1
Elko
Duties: Assist clients with benefits and provide nutritional education. Salary: DOE


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