Job Announcement from NDOM: Administrator, Nevada Division of Minerals, Carson City

Unclassified Job Announcement, February 10, 2020

ADMINISTRATOR-NEVADA DIVISION OF MINERALS Location:  Carson City, NV

THE NEVADA DIVISION OF MINERALS:  The Nevada Division of Minerals, a part of the Commission on Mineral Resources, is responsible for permitting oil, gas, geothermal and dissolved mineral exploration wells and compliance to permits for operation of these wells, the public safety abandoned mine lands (AML) program, collecting and disseminating information on exploration, mineral production and other related topics, and providing educational resources to K-12, civic and trade organizations on the importance of mineral production to the State. The Division has offices in Carson City and Las Vegas.  The Commission on Mineral Resources appoints the Administrator of the Division.  The Commission on Mineral Resources is a seven member public body appointed by the Governor.

THE POSITION: The successful applicant will serve as the chief administrative officer of the Division of Minerals with responsibility for the programs of the Division. The Administrator serves as secretary to the Commission on Mineral Resources and coordinates the quarterly meetings of the Commission. The Commission is an executive branch non-cabinet agency and the Administrator reports monthly to a member of the Governor’s cabinet. Other duties include preparing a biennial budget, fiscal and human resource management, providing testimony to the Legislature on mineral-related matters, acting as a liaison between other State and Federal agencies, serving as the Governor’s official representative to the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission and serving as a statutory member of the State Environmental Commission.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Must be a graduate of an accredited college or university and have substantial experience as an administrator or at least 5 years’ experience in the exploration for or the production or conservation of minerals.  The preferred candidate will have a B.S or higher degree in the geosciences or engineering with Nevada mineral industry experience relevant to the responsibilities of the position.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:  Up to $118,153 annually on the employee/employer paid retirement option.  A retirement plan paid entirely by the employer is available at a reduced salary of $103,078. The position receives state retirement and health insurance benefits. Information regarding retirement plan options and retirement benefits is available at www.nvpers.org.

APPLICATION PROCESS:   Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter and detailed resume that includes a description of employment history to include name and addresses of employers, scope of responsibility and three professional references electronically to:

Sherrie Nuckolls, Administrative Assistant IV/HR Coordinator Nevada Division of Minerals  snuckolls@minerals.nv.gov 775-684-7043

In the subject line please reference:   Last name/Administrator

All materials must be received by the close of business on March 6, 2020.  All submitted information will become public if the candidate becomes a finalist for the position. Finalists will be interviewed by the Commission on Mineral Resources at a date to be determined. The person selected as the new Administrator will assume responsibilities on April 2, 2020, or at a mutually agreeable date. A pre-employment drug test is a condition on employment.  Overnight in-state and out-of-state travel are required. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

 

GSN Monthly Meeting—Friday, September 20

Speaker: Lucia Patterson, Nevada Division of Minerals
Topic: The New User-Friendly NDOM Open Data Site
Date: Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: Drinks @ 6:00 pm, Appetizers @ 6:30 pm, Talk @ 7:15
Where: TAPS & TANKS, Reno, Nevada

The first GSN Reno meeting for this fiscal year is on FRIDAY, September 20th at the Great Basin Brewing’s Taps & Tanks facility, 1155 S. Rock Blvd., #490.  The entrance is on McCarran Blvd. just south of the intersection w/Rock Blvd.  Attached is a map if needed.    We will be serving Appetizers for $15 and you can pre-pay at this link:  https://www.gsnv.org/dinner-reservations/ or pay at the door.  No RSVPs required.  (Non-Member Guests for drinks only are still $5 each.)   GSN Students eat for free but will need to pick up a wrist band.

CHECKING IN:  Pick up your permanent nametag off of the display board when you arrive. If you don’t have a printed nametag on the board please let us know and we will make one for next time.  Meanwhile there will be sticky nametags for you and guests.  PLEASE RETURN YOUR NAMEBADGE AND HOLDER AT THE END OF THE MEETING FOR RE-USE IN OCTOBER!  (If you accidently take it home you can always bring it with you next time.) Everyone who has paid for appetizers will need to pick up a wristband at the check-in table.

Geothermal Activity Book (Grades 4–8)— Updated Version Available

Geothermal Activity Book (Grades 48)Updated Version Available

This fun activity book for grades 4–8 has been updated by the Nevada Division of Minerals.

Geothermal Resources in Nevada: Activity Book 2015
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/Geothermal-in-NV-grades-4-8-p/e007.htm

American Exploration & Mining Association: Annual Meeting in Sparks—December 5–9

If you are attending the AEMA convention next week, we hope that you will stop by the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering booth where NBMG will be located. Here are the adjoining booths:

210B—Center for Resources in Economic Geology
212—Nevada Division of Minerals
214—Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering (NBMG will be here.)
218—Geological Society of Nevada

A note from College of Science / Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering: “The University of Nevada, Reno and the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering invite you to join friends and alumni at a reception on Wednesday December 7, 2016 (6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.) following the welcome reception at the AEMA Annual Meeting. Location: Southern Pacific Room East Tower, 3rd Floor, Nugget Casino Resort. Kindly reply by Wednesday, November 30th to Julie Hill at juliehill@unr.edu or (775) 784-6987.”

A note from Nevada Mineral Exploration Coalition: “The Coalition will host its fifth annual Nevada Explorers Lounge at the AEMA convention this year from December 7th to 9th in the Carson Room at the Nugget in Sparks.  The room will be open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, December 7th and 8th, and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, December 9th.  All friends of Nevada Exploration are welcome!” https://www.nvmec.org/

Major Mines of Nevada 2015

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Major Mines of Nevada 2015: Mineral Industries in Nevada’s Economy
Authors: Rich Perry and Mike Visher (Nevada Division of Minerals)
Year: 2016
Series: Pamphlet (Major Mines) P-27
Format: 28 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches
Download: http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/Major-mines-of-Nevada-2015-p/p027.htm

This is the twenty-seventh of an annual series of summary reports on major mines of Nevada. Sand and gravel operations are not included. Information on employment and production for the calendar year 2015 was provided by the individual mine operators. The Nevada Division of Minerals maintains a complete register of Nevada mines. For further information, contact them at 400 W. King, Suite 106, Carson City, Nevada 89703 or call (775) 684-7040, fax (775) 684-7052, or visit their website at http://minerals.nv.gov[minerals.nv.gov].

Map locations of all major mines are shown and an overview of mineral production and its effect on Nevada’s economy is presented.

Major Mines of Nevada 2014

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Major mines of Nevada 2014: Mineral industries in Nevada’s economy
, by Rich Perry and Mike Visher (Nevada Division of Minerals), 28 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches

This is the twenty-sixth of an annual series of summary reports on major mines of Nevada. Sand and gravel operations are not included. Information on employment and production for the calendar year 2014 was provided by the individual mine operators. The Nevada Division of Minerals maintains a complete register of Nevada mines. For further information, contact them at:

400 W. King, Suite 106
Carson City, Nevada 89703

or call (775) 684-7040, fax (775) 684-7052, or visit their website at http://minerals.nv.gov.

Map locations of all major mines are shown and an overview of mineral production and its effect on Nevada’s economy is presented.
http://pubs.nbmg.unr.edu/Major- mines-of-Nevada-2014-p/p026.htm

NDOM Workshops – March 17, 19, 21

From Nevada Division of Minerals: Notice of Public Workshops for the Amendment of Regulations for Oil and Gas Wells, Wells Intended for Hydraulic Fracturing and for Geothermal Wells
http://minerals.state.nv.us/news/NDOM-Notice%20of%20Public%20Workshop-NAC.522-r3.pdf
http://minerals.state.nv.us/news_announce.htm#NotPubWSsAmdtRegOGWells

Monday, March 17, 2014, 10:00am-12:00pm, Legislative Counsel Bureau, 401 South Carson St., Room #3138, Carson City, NV 89701

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 10:00am-12:00pm, Great Basin College, GTA Bldg 8, Room 130, 1500 College Parkway, Elko, Nevada

Friday, March 21, 2014, 10:00am-12:00pm, Legislative Counsel Bureau, 555 E. Washington Ave., Ste 4412, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101

If you have questions, please contact Valerie Kneefel, NDOM:
Phone: (775) 684-7043
Email: vkneefel@govmail.state.nv.us