Wildlife Management Program Specialist

Recruitment Number 213108 – Downtown, Oahu Employment Only – $4,625 to $5,202 per month (SR-26, Step C to F).

Note: Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant’s qualifications, and other relevant factors.

A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the Job Opportunities Listing page of our website.

 Duties Summary:
Plan, supervise and coordinate program planning, research, evaluation and related staff and administrative services for the State’s wildlife management program. Supervise staff assigned to game and non-game programs with responsibilities for research, program development and management assistance; formulate and recommend program goals, policies, plans and budgets; serve as the key subject matter expert for the wildlife management program and perform other related duties as assigned.
 Minimum Qualification Requirements:
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in wildlife management or in a related biological science with a minimum of twenty-four semester credit hours in the following areas:
A. At least eighteen semester credit hours of course work applicable to wildlife biology in such subjects as mammalogy, ornithology, animal ecology, wildlife management, animal husbandry, zoology, invertebrate zoology, vertebrate zoology, comparative anatomy, physiology (animal), genetics, animal taxonomy, parasitology, entomology, herpetology, biometry; or research courses in the field of wildlife biology; and
B. At least six semester credit hours in botany or the related plant sciences.

Specialized Experience: Three years of progressively responsible professional experience in wildlife conservation, development and management, and/or wildlife research.

Staff Specialist or Supervisory Experience: One year of either staff specialist or supervisory experience of the type and quality described below:

A. Staff Specialist Experience: Professional experience which involved serving as a principal program specialist for a major specialized area in wildlife management.

B. Supervisory Experience: Professional wildlife experience which involved 1) planning, organizing, scheduling and directing the work of others; 2) assigning and reviewing their work; 3) advising them on difficult problem areas; 4) timing and scheduling their work; 5) training and developing employees; and 6) evaluating their work performance.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.

Honolulu, Hawaii
State of Hawaii Executive Branch
Human Resources