The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is seeking a full-time Coldwater Unit Leader within the Division of Fisheries Management located at the Centre Region Office in Bellefonte, PA
Pennsylvania has over 86,000 miles of flowing water, 17,000 miles of which are wild trout streams, nearly 5,000 miles of stocked trout streams, and 128 impoundments stocked with trout. The successful candidate will be responsible for formalizing objectives, developing strategies, and initiating implementation of Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission statewide programs involving salmonids.
If you have a passion for applied fisheries management and to protect, conserve, and enhance aquatic resources to provide high-quality fishing opportunities, apply today!
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: One year of experience as a
Fisheries Biologist 2; OR Two years of professional experience conducting fish studies, fish investigations, or fish research and a bachelor's degree in a biological
science that includes or is supplemented by 12 credits in fish biology, fish ecology, fisheries management, ichthyology, fish culture, fish physiology, fish pathology, limnology, aquatic ecology, aquatic entomology, water quality or other course closely related to fisheries science or aquatic ecology; OR An equivalent combination of experience and training that includes a bachelor's degree in a biological science that includes or is supplemented by 12 credits in fish biology, fish ecology, fisheries management, ichthyology, fish culture, fish physiology, fish pathology, limnology, aquatic ecology, aquatic entomology, water quality or other course closely related to fisheries science or aquatic ecology.
Necessary Special Requirement: Possession of valid Pennsylvania Class C Driver's License
PA residency requirement is waived for this position.
Do not submit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents will not be reviewed and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Must be able to perform essential job functions