Pathologist 2 Aquatic - Grade 23

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This title exists in Environmental Conservation, Dept of and has approximately 2 positions.

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Salary Information for Pathologist 2 Aquatic
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Pathologist 2 Aquatic 23 $84,156 $106,454
Pathologist 2 Wildlife 23 $84,156 $106,454
Pathologist 2 Research 38 $161,676 $0
Pathologist 3 38 $161,676 $0

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Job Duties

As a Pathologist 2 (Aquatic) you would be responsible for implementing and maintaining a fish health management program for all DEC fish hatcheries in New York State and may also conduct such activities in private aquaculture facilities as required by State regulations. This includes coordination and consultation with State and regional fish management and fish health officials, concerning live fish and/or egg imports, stocking, and other regulatory activities that impact fish health. You would supervise and/or perform investigations to diagnose and treat both infectious and non-infectious diseases of hatchery fish, and may investigate fish disease problems in waters of the State. You would also be responsible for supervising the annual fish health inspection of all domestic and wild broodstock used in DEC''s fish propagation program; maintain experimental laboratory strains of specific disease resistant fish; supervise applied research projects related to new disease epizootics, treatment or immunization techniques and nutritional anomalies; supervise all administrative activities of the unit including writing and/or review of all unit publications and reports, personnel actions including staff performance evaluations, and the maintenance of statewide inventories of fish health chemotherapeutic agents and antimicrobials. You would be responsible for fish health training activities for the Fish Culture Section and/or Bureau of Fisheries personnel, including workshops and preparation of instructional material. The Pathologist 2 (Aquatic) represents the Department as the State''s official member of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission''s Fish Health Committee and may also represent the Department nationally in professional societies or other organizations dedicated to advancing the fish health management profession.

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