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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

WORKING TITLE: Fisheries Mgt. Specialist DIVISION: Fisheries Management

POS. NO.: 00164 Role Code: 59113 HIRING RANGE: $33,598 –$ 41,000

WORK DESCRIPTION: Analyze and interpret Virginia marine commercial and recreational landings, prepare reports and fishery management plans using data analysis and literature research. Provides detailed written and verbal evaluations on recreational and commercial fisheries issues and Science before the Commission. Performs day-to-day database maintenance and support. Attends industry meetings and may serve as a Virginia representative on various Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Technical Committees.

DESIRED QUALIFICATION: Knowledge of applied seafood harvesting practices and business, scientific knowledge of marine species and the marine environment, and knowledge of fishery management methods and policy. Requires well-developed skills in speaking and writing; experience in use of personal computers using Microsoft Office programs, and computer-based data management and statistical analyses. Must have high school education or the equivalent with studies in Marine Science/Fisheries, and statistical analysis, must have proven experience in analyzing data, information and technical writing. Degree preferred.

WORK LOCATION: Newport News, VA

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 30, 2018

A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FORM 10-012 IS REQUIRED AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE STATE WEBSITE AT https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ NO FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED)

INTERESTED PERSONS PLEASE APPLY
Marine Resources Commission
2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
(757) 247-2200
M/F/H
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

CLASS TITLE:
Marine Police Officer      DIVISION: Law Enforcement, PAY BAND: 4

Hiring Range: $35,314 uncertified; $37,080 – $42,000

NOTE: New Salaries eff. 1/10/19 – uncertified $41,814 after 12 months will increase
To $43,905. Certified salary is dependent on qualification.

Position Nos 00079 – Newport News; 00060 – Williamsburg; 00022 – King George;
00239 – Upper Middlesex; 00099 – Gloucester County; 00238 - Eastern Shore Northampton County and 00178 – Accomack County



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. FEMALE AND MINORITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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 and 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, 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.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 17, 2018

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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MRIP (Marine Recreational Information Program)
Seasonal Data Field Technician

Duties and Responsibilities: The incumbent will conduct the field portion of the MRIP. This program requires face-to-face interviews with marine recreational anglers. Field staff will travel to assigned sites to interview anglers about their fishing experiences, collect a variety of information, and weigh, measure, and identify fish by species name that the anglers have caught. Assigned sites can include beaches, banks, piers, docks/jetties, and access points for private charter and head boats, including marinas, boat ramps and other points of entry to marine waters. Field staff is responsible for filling out field intercept forms with anglers at these sites in addition to completing several other required forms. The seasonal staff will work through a temp agency.

Qualifications: Must have a valid Virginia driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle; be willing to travel a reasonable distance to reach assigned sites; be available on weekends and weekdays, with additional availability during some evenings and nights. Individuals should be comfortable approaching and speaking with strangers; handling, measuring, and weighing fish; and working outside for extended periods of time in variable weather conditions. Must have a basic knowledge of the Virginia species of fish and be able to visually recognize the species for recording. Must have legible handwriting and meticulous attention to detail and be able to complete, organize, safely store, and ship paperwork in a timely fashion. Must have proven communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and follow prescribed procedures. Must be computer savvy, have a computer and be able to scan and send data from home.

Knowledge of fish species with experience in the area of recreational angling and familiarity of marine waterways in their local area is preferred.

Location and Hours: The seasonal data technicians are required to work a minimum of three (3) 6 hour shifts a week; must have flexible availability, and be able to work any and all of the following shifts: 2am – 8am; 8am -2pm; 2pm – 8pm; 8pm – 2am; regular weekend work will be required and seasonal staff may be required to work at least 12 hours each weekend.

Those interested may contact Linda Hancock at 757-247-8052.

 

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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION TITLE: Fiscal Technician     POSITION NO: 00233

PAY BAND: 3       HIRING RANGE: $25,718 - $32,500



WORK DESCRIPTION: Accounts payable technician responsible for a wide variety of fiscal duties to include Accounts Payable, auditing and financial reconciliation, cost allocation, and compliance with the Prompt Payment Act. Position will audit and process travel vouchers, ensures prompt filing of expenditures and all ancillary expenditure processes; maintains up-to-date records of each vendor. Responsible for processing the Agency’s State Purchase Card transactions. May assist in other accounting areas as needed.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Intermediate knowledge of accounts payable with basic knowledge of accounting principles, recordkeeping and bookkeeping; proven ability to interpret and apply state, federal and county guidelines and regulations; analytical skills, ability to perform mathematical calculations with attention to detail and accuracy. Must have computer literacy with proven knowledge and experience with Excel and the ability to organize and prioritize work. High school education or the equivalent with documented related experience in accounts payable. Familiarity with the Commonwealths eVA, SWAM, and Cardinal Financials is helpful

LOCATION: 2600 Washington Ave., 3rd Floor, Newport News, VA

AVAILABLE: Immediately

DEADLINE: Friday, August 10, 2018



A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FORM 10-012 IS REQUIRED
AVAILABLE ON THE STATE WEBSITE AT  www.mrc.virginia.gov or https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/

Marine Resources Commission
2600 Washington Ave., 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607


EOE/M/F/H

 

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