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CLASS TITLE: Program Support Technician HIRING RANGE: $26,217 – 30,153

PAY BAND: 3 DIVISION: Fisheries Management POSITION # 00139

WORK DESCRIPTION: Entry level position extracts and compiles biological and harvest information reported by commercial fishermen, dealers, and recreational fishermen reporting. Performs scanning, coding, data-entry, verification and correction of fishery harvest data when necessary. Will answer inquiries from the general public and the fishing industry on mandatory reporting policies and provide answers to basic fisheries questions. May be assigned to attend meetings and serve as technical support and may assist with other administrative/technical task in support of the Fisheries Management program. Position acts as liaison for the agency in fishery related activities for the public.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Basic knowledge of the seafood industry is helpful. Includes harvest procedures; harvest processing; marketing techniques, and familiarity with the collection of biological data, from various finfish and shellfish common to Virginia, is helpful. Must be proficient in data entry and editing; have knowledge of Access, Excel, and some word processing. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; be eligible for a valid Virginia driver’s license; have HS education or the equivalent; studies and /or experience in the Marine science field helpful.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Immediately

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received by the agency no later than 8/29/2015

A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FORM 10-012 IS REQUIRED AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE STATE WEBSITE AT https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/

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Environmental Engineer Sr.
Grant Funded Restricted
Hiring Range: $42,614 - $50,500
Position No. 00198

WORK DESCRIPTION: Full-time grant funded restricted position responsible for evaluating, inspecting, and recommending permitting actions for projects in State waters, wetlands and coastal primary sand dunes. Position requires extensive interaction with citizens, wetlands boards, local officials, contractors, marine planning consultants, and various regulatory agencies. Evaluates all permit applications submitted in an assigned geographic area; reviews technical reports, plans and specifications requiring independent analysis; drafts and negotiates terms and conditions embodied in permit documents; assists in preparations and composition of policy level correspondence. Must learn, interpret and make presentations on laws covering the field of marine habitat permitting. Position is based out of the agency's main office in Newport News.

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS: Requires experience and/or education in land use planning and regulation, engineering, oceanography, marine science, marine resource management or closely related field. Good analytical, writing and speaking abilities, aptitude and understanding of computers are needed. Candidates must have a high school education or the equivalent, with studies in the area of Marine Science, Environmental Engineering or related field. Graduation from a college or university with a degree in Marine Science, Environmental Engineering or related field preferred. Successful candidate must be eligible for a valid Virginia driver's license. Continued employment is dependent on successful completion of the standard 12 month probationary period.

Physical requirements: Sitting, standing, walking, minimal lifting. Position requires incumbent to perform weekly field work.

Interested candidate can apply on-line at www.mrc.virginia.gov or https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/

Application deadline is August 31, 2015
Contact Information: Marine Resources Commission
2600 Washington Ave., 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
(757) 247-2200
EEO/M/F/V

FEMALE, MINORITIES AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGE TO APPLY

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POSITION TITLE: Deputy Chief, Fisheries Mgt. POS. NO.: 00161

DIVISION: Fisheries Management
HIRING RANGE: commensurate with experience

WORK DESCRIPTION: Second highest managerial and policy making position for the management and regulation of the commercial and recreational fisheries for the Commonwealth. Position provides administrative, policy, and technical guidance to the fishery staff. Position is instrumental in developing and implementing fishery management plans and actions which balance economic, commercial and recreational industry needs. Has supervisory responsibility over multi faceted fishery programs.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Program management experience or equivalent combination of training and experience. Knowledge of marine species and fishery management techniques; economics and applied practices of the seafood industry and the regulatory framework. Must be familiar with the legislative process, have ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Proven ability to direct and work with technical and professional staff. Prefer graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in marine science, fisheries or related field.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Interested persons should submit a state application Form on line https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ no later than close of business, September 7, 2018

Marine Resources Commission
2600 Washington Ave, 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
Attn: Director, Human Resources

EOE/M/F/H/V

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