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Fish Culturist 5
As a Fish Culturist 5, you would coordinate the implementation of statewide fish species culture programs to meet bureau objectives; work with program staff to determine fish production needs and to maximize the effective stocking and use of stocked fish; participate in the development of stocking schedules; coordinate wild fish egg takes and fish transfers; ensure compliance with statewide fish disease control policy and ongoing assessment and resolution of production issues; plan, review, and implement facility Rehabilitation & Improvement (R&I) construction projects through coordination with hatchery managers, engineers, and the Fish Culturist 6; supervise hatchery managers; review time and activity records, complete employee evaluations, review purchases to comply with agency requirements and facility needs; identify and implement training programs to promote staff development; attend professional agency meetings; and ensure compliance with agency administrators in matters of health and safety policies and disciplinary actions or grievances, as warranted.
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Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.
You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.
For qualified employees of New York State on or before the date of filing application, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as either:
A. Fish Culturist 3 or Fish Culturist 4;
Or B. Biologist 1 (Aquatic).
For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.36-804
When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.
Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.