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Administrative Office Specialist
Position # 00087
Pay Band 3 , $24,969 - $28,000

Immediate need to fill full-time State classified front office position serving as the agency receptionist and administrative/clerical support. Receives the general public and provides assistance and/or direction. Answers a multi-line telephone; fields and directs questions pertaining to fisheries management regulations, habitat permitting, and fisheries licensing; sells commercial fishing licenses. Audits and maintains leave records and reports of hours worked updates leave usage spreadsheet monthly. May assist with typing correspondence, information distribution, maintaining recruitment files, and scheduling interviews. Position is the primary source for incoming and outgoing United Postal Service (UPS); will perform other clerical support functions as needed.

Position requires high school education and/or the equivalent with studies relating to office support and a working knowledge of office practices, procedures, automated systems, and office equipment; requires knowledge and experience in Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel. Must have an excellent command of the English language, speak clearly, have an aptitude for numerical data, be able to multi task; have recent experience working in a front office situation fielding and directing questions to appropriate department or work area is helpful; recent experience dealing with all levels of clients, and experience in preparation of correspondence and reports, and proofreading.

Physical requirements:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Interested persons should submit a state application Form on line https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ no later than close of business, October 05, 2016

Marine Resources Commission
2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
Attn: Director, Human Resources
(757) 247-2200

M/F/H/V
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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POSITION TITLE: FM Shellfish Program Mgr. POS. NO.: 00073

DIVISION: Fisheries Management

HIRING RANGE: $55,000 - $70,000 (commensurate with experience)

WORK DESCRIPTION: Plans, directs, and executes the statewide program of management and conservation of shellfish resources and provides for an effective state oyster repletion program. Serves as the technical expert, developing annual strategies for repletion based upon biological and economical conditions of industry, level of funds and cost involved, and with advice of scientific and industry advisors under the direction of the Senior staff; develops and directs field and staff activities. provides input and advice on shellfish resources to advisory committees. At the direction of Senior management will implement each year’s repletion and associated department plans, including contract negotiations, monitoring and inspecting oyster shell and seed planting and see transplanting and the performance of the contractors. Will make recommendations to Senior management for regulatory and enforcement actions to conserve the public resources and maximize economic return to the industry and State. May provide professional advice to Senior Management staff and scientific advice to the full Commission Board on the status of shellfish resources and management

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of shellfish biology, resources, and industry harvest and grow-out practices of Virginia. Ability to exercise leadership in the organization of shellfish management and the coordination of field operations; ability to manage department funds, to establish and administer contracts; and to monitor the performance of contractors and subordinate personnel. Prefer advanced degree in Marine Science or related field with Supervisory experience a must. Excellent communication skills and a valid Virginia Driver’s license.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Interested persons should submit a state application Form on line https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ no later than close of business, October 12, 2016

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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CLASS TITLE: Marine Police Officer DIVISION: Law Enforcement, Northern Neck

PAY BAND: 4 Hiring Range: 33,613 – 38,000 Position No. 00220

WORK DESCRIPTION: Serves as uniformed officer with responsibilities for consistent and effective enforcement of the laws and regulations on marine life conservation, exercises authority in boarding vessels for inspecting harvesting and transporting; licensing, polluted area sanitation; boating safety and navigation; performing search, rescue, and assistance on the waterways. May issue summonses and make appearances in court. Serve on a major vessel or operate a radio-equipped patrol car with trailable boat. Makes dockside inspections, boards commercial and recreational boats, and may sell commercial seafood licenses. Officer may be called upon for special assignments involving homeland security or undercover observation.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Position requires familiarity and some knowledge and understanding of the seafood industry; the laws and regulations relating to commercial and recreational fishing, licensing, and enforcement. Must have proven ability to deal effectively with the general public; have knowledge and ability to pilot and navigate watercraft in the coastal waters of VA. Must be free from commercial fishing interests and live within 30 minutes travel of the duty station, and be eligible for a valid VA driver’s license. Position has a variable work schedule, 7 days a week with rotating shifts. Assignments and work schedules vary according to fluctuation in harvesting, weather, seasons, and markets. Newly hired officers have a 12-month probationary period and non-certified Law Enforcement hires will be required to attend the Law Enforcement Academy and continued employment is dependent on successful completion and certification. Visible tattoos and body jewelry are prohibited and an annual Conflict of Interest disclosure is required. Law Enforcement certification helpful but not required.

NOTE: This position requires passing of physical agility and swim test, a criminal background investigation, credit check, physical exam and drug testing. Federal law prohibits a person convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence from carrying a firearm.

WORK HOURS: May be on 24-hour call, variable work schedule 7 days a week. Assignments and work schedules vary according to fluctuation in harvesting, weather, seasons and markets

LOCATION: Westmoreland County

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday October 12, 2016

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

INTERESTED PERSONS PLEASE APPLY TO: Marine Resources Commission
2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
Attn: Director, Human Resources
(757) 247-2200

M/F/V
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYEE

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