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31 Aug 2017

Director, Bureau of Wildlife Management, Game Commission

 Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Employment Opportunity:  There is one current full-time vacancy for Director, Bureau of Wildlife Management, Game Commission, in Harrisburg.

Applications will only be accepted between August 30, 2017 and September 23, 2017.  When applying, you must indicate a willingness to accept employment in Dauphin County. 

Job DutiesYou will plan, direct, and coordinate wildlife management services programs for game, non-game, and endangered species statewide. You will develop and implement regulations, policies, and standards for program operations, as well as direct implementation of wildlife research. You will also prepare the annual budget and approve or deny expenditure requests. Travel is required for this position (approximately 25%).  (A state vehicle is provided for travel.)

In order to be considered, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:  two years of experience as a Wildlife Management Program Chief; OR four years of experience as a Wildlife Biologist 3; OR six years of professional wildlife management experience, including four years in a supervisory capacity, and a master’s degree in wildlife ecology, wildlife management, wildlife biology, or a closely related natural resource science field.

Pennsylvania residency is not required.  You must possess an active PA non-commercial Class C driver’s license or equivalent. 

 Starting Salary: $71,218/annually, with excellent benefits.

Have questions?  Contact Linda Flemm or Christine Worley at (717) 787-7836.

Veterans:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the veterans section of

How to Apply

How to ApplyApply online at  Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage.  Select View Open Announcements & Apply from the menu, and reference announcement #2017-088 for Director, Bureau of Wildlife Management, Game Commission to submit your application and application supplement.  No written test is required.  The application supplement is the test.  You may test once under this announcement.  Transcript copies are required with application.  Fax to (717) 787-8650 or e-mail to


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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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