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Aquatic Resources Program Specialist

This is a full time salaried position within the Bureau of Outreach, Education and Marketing. The person in this position supervises the activities of the Environmental Education Specialist and Environmental Interpretive Technician within an assigned region. These employees develop, administer, evaluate, and promote aquatic resource education programs on basic subjects such as: fish biology; aquatic ecology; and boating safety. They prepare statewide or regional educational plans; develop and conduct classes; prepare required materials; and represent the PFBC before various professional organizations/groups/clubs. Applicants must be a PA resident, of good moral character and be able to perform the essential job functions. Minimum requirements include two years of professional experience in the administration, planning, or development of aquatic resources programs that includes one year of experience in the development and implementation of aquatic resources education programs; or an equivalent combination of experience and training that includes one year of experience in the development and implementation of aquatic resources education programs. There is no written test for this position. Applicants are given a rating based on their experience and training.

How to Apply
This is a civil service covered position. Although there is no written test, you must submit an application supplement along with your application to the State Civil Service Commission (SCSC). You can obtain these documents on their website at www.scsc.state.pa.us or by contacting them at 717-783-3058.

 

Environmental Education Specialist

This is a position with the Bureau of Outreach, Education and Marketing. The positions are either full time salaried or permanent wage, depending on the programming requirements of the region. Full time salaried employees work 75 hours per pay period year round. Permanent wage employees work 75 hours per pay period for approximately 10 months and a part time schedule for the nonpeak months. The person in this position will process educational program requests from within the agency and the public audience, manage the program requests within their assigned region, prepare and present aquatic resource and boating and water safety education programs at a variety of locations within the assigned region, and represent the PFBC before various professional organizations/groups/clubs. Staff assigned to this position will be responsible for organizing and conducting the Commission’s Basic Boating and Boating and Water Safety Awareness courses; fishing skills programs; and aquatic resource/environmental education programs, workshops, classes and other duties assigned.

How to Apply
You must check the State Civil Service Commission’s (SCSC) website at www.scsc.state.pa.us to ensure the test is currently open. This information is maintained under the “General Job Opportunities” section. The listing is updated daily and lists test announcements of jobs that are open for application and deadline dates for submitting an application. Review the test announcement and ensure you meet the minimum requirements for the job. If you are not sure you meet the requirements, you should contact one of the SCSC Offices. Submit an application for each test announcement for which you are interested.

 

Environmental Interpretive Technician

This is a seasonal position with the Bureau of Outreach, Education and Marketing. Work hours will vary from week to week due to the nature of the job. The person in this position performs a variety of assignments in the preparation and presentation of aquatic resource and boating and water safety education programs at a variety of locations within a given geographic region. This work involves conducting the Commission’s Basic Boating and Boating and Water Safety Awareness courses, Fishing Skills programs and aquatic resource/environmental education programs. Work also includes conducting interpretive programs at Commission hatcheries, visitor centers, and other Commission locations.

How to Apply
You must check the State Civil Service Commission’s (SCSC) website at www.scsc.state.pa.us to ensure the test is currently open. This information is maintained under the “General Job Opportunities” section. The listing is updated daily and lists test announcements of jobs that are open for application and deadline dates for submitting an application. Review the test announcement and ensure you meet the minimum requirements for the job. If you are not sure you meet the requirements, you should contact one of the SCSC Offices. Submit an application for each test announcement for which you are interested.