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at State of Hawaii

Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Reference #: 2483806

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 219358

Level III:  $4,079 to $4,968 per month (SR-20 Step C to H)

Level IV:  $4,413 to $5,373 per month (SR-22 Step C to H)

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 Civil Service Hawaii State Government Jobs page of our website.

Duties Summary

Wildlife Biologist III: Independently performs a limited range of professional wildlife research, development or management assignments; plans census and surveys of game species; collects, compiles and analyzes hunter use and kill data; independently conducts smaller wildlife research, development and management projects; may direct the work of lower-level professional and non-professional wildlife workers; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Wildlife Biologist IV: Independently perform the full range of wildlife research, development and management activities; direct the work of lower-level professional and non-professional wildlife workers; 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 (24) semester credit hours in the following areas:

A. At least eighteen (18) 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 (6) semester credit hours in botany or the related plant sciences.

Specialized Experience: One (1) year at the III Level and Two (2) years at the IV Level of progressively responsible professional experience in wildlife conservation, development and management, and/or wildlife research.

LICENSE: Applicants must possess a valid driver's license to drive in the State of Hawaii. 

LIFTING AND CARRYING: This position requires the ability to lift and carry objects of various weights unassisted and/or assisted by another person and/or use of equipment (e.g., hoisting equipment, hand truck), with or without reasonable accommodation.  

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements will apply (click link below).

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


Other Information

The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.  If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-587-0936 for assistance.

The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.  To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer.  For more information, please click:

The Department of Human Resources Development (HRD) will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications as part of our ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of green resources, and minimize delays and costs.

Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner.  In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.

The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of application.

CLICK HERE for further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the State Recruiting Office's Levels of Review.