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    Dan Brauning
    • Employer: Pennsylvania Game Commission
      Location: Dauphin County, Pennsylvania - Harrisburg
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 09/12/2018
      Open Until Filled: No

     

    Apply at this web site: 

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau?department[0]=Game Commission&sort=PositionTitle|Descending

     

    Position Background

    Wildlife Biologist 3 - State Ornithologist is loading Wildlife Biologist 3 - State Ornithologist flyout has been opened

    Wildlife Biologist 3 - State Ornithologist

    Salary: $56,059.00 - $85,125.00 Annually

    Location:  Dauphin County, PA

    Job Type: Civil Service Permanent Full-Time

    Department: Game Commission

    Job Number:  CS-20180289-62130

    Closing:  9/12/2018 11:59 PM Eastern

    Job Code:  62130

    Bargaining Unit:  B3

    Pay Group:  8

    Worksite Address:  2001 Elmerton Avenue

    City:  Harrisburg

    Zip Code:  17110

    Contact Name:   Holly Koppenhaver

    Contact Phone:   717-787-7836

    Contact Email:   hokoppenha@pa.gov

    THE POSITION descriptino

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking a dedicated and experienced Ornithologist to serve as their Chief of Endangered and Non-game Birds Section!

    IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.

     Full-time employment

    Must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid

    DESCRIPTION OF WORK

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission's State Ornithologist coordinates, directs, and supervises the Endangered & Nongame Bird Section of the Wildlife Diversity Division within the Bureau of Wildlife Management for the conservation of all bird species not classified as game, by conducting research and monitoring, contributing to educational products, and recommending management efforts.  This position coordinates the compilation of the best knowledge possible on bird populations, threats, trends, conservation strategies, and natural history in order to promote bird conservation.  This work strives to sustain all native populations within their ecological roles, recover declining native populations to self-sustaining levels, and build public support for ongoing bird conservation efforts throughout the life-cycles of the state's birds to represent and future generations.

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

    Based on your answers to the supplemental application questions regarding education, you may be instructed to attach a copy of your college transcripts to your application.

    Qualifications:

    PA residency currently waived for this title.

    NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  Possession of a valid Pennsylvania automobile operator's license.

    Two years of experience as a Wildlife Biologist 2

                             or

    A Master's Degree with a major in Wildlife Management and three years of experience as a wildlife biologist.

                             or

    A Bachelor's Degree with a major in Wildlife Management and a minimum of five years experience in wildlife management research.

    Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, visit the Commission's website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

    Must be able to perform essential job functions.
     

    EXAMINATION INFORMATION

    Score valid for this specific posting only

    Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions

    Provide complete and accurate information or:

    score may be lower than deserved

    application processing may be delayed

    disqualification may result

    May only test once under this announcement

    Email notice of test results provided

    Test and scoring differ from previous test. If taken before, may receive a different score

    Further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference, and other items can be obtained from:

    Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (717) 783-3058

    Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone (215) 560-2253

    Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone (412) 565-7666

    Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):  711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

    Internet:  www.scsc.pa.gov

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