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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

WORKING TITLE: Fisheries Mgt. Planner DIVISION: Fisheries Management

POSITION NO.: 00207 PAY BAND: 4 Hiring Range: $33,597 – $40,000

WORK DESCRIPTION: Position conducts background research, subsequent data analysis, and prepares finding on immediate problems and issues concerning Virginia’s Marine Resources; conducts analysis on fisheries dependent and independent data for various species to provide information and results for management; provides summaries of analytical results of data to advisory groups and Commission. Develops and assures compliance with State and Federal reports and evaluations as directed. Presents at meetings; prepares materials for any fisheries advisory committee meetings as well as recording and preparation of final meeting minutes; prepares summary review of commission decisions for Fisheries Management Division; may represent agency at assigned State and regional committees.

DESIRED QUALIFICATION: Requires strong analytical skills, knowledge of applied seafood harvesting practices and business, scientific knowledge of marine species and the marine environment. Requires well-developed skills in speaking and writing. Experience in computer based data management and statistical analysis required. Must have ability to disseminate information to a variety of audiences including fisheries managers, industry based professionals, and the public. Must be proficient in the use of computer programs, to include MS Office, r Package and SAS, and ability to create presentation materials from each. Degree preferred.

Position requires physical ability to life up to 20 lbs; pushing and pulling; standing, sitting, reaching, walking, bending, stooping, and climbing

WORK LOCATION: 2600 Washington Ave., Newport News, VA

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, September 28, 2018

A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE ON THE STATE WEBSITE: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/

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

V/M/F EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
GRANT FUNDED

CLASS: Administrative Office Specialist HIRING RANGE: $25,718 – $28,000

POSITION NO: 00244 DIVISION: Habitat Management Division

WORK DESCRIPTION: Provides a wide variety of clerical and secretarial support for the Environmental Engineers in the Habitat Management Division. Performs routine and involved word processing, filing, copying and scanning of Habitat related materials; answers phones, and serves as general office liaison with the public. Will assists in the preparation of records for the monthly commission meeting. Enters and edits information into a database environment.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: High school education or the equivalent, with business related courses and/or equivalent experience, excellent clerical skills, to include word and data processing. Must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Access and Excel; have the ability to organize and meet deadlines, accept and process workflow from multiple sources; and maintain confidentiality. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to deal with the public are necessary.

WORK LOCATION: 2600 Washington Ave., Newport News, VA 23607

A COMPLETED STATE APPLICATION FORM 10-012 IS REQUIRED AND IS AVAILABLE AT ANY STATE AGENCY, VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION, AND ON THE WEBSITE http://www.mrc.virginia.gov or https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/

MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m., September 28, 2018

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

EOE/M/F/H/V

 

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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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