PA Fish And Boat Commission Launches Search For Executive Director

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has initiated a nationwide search for a new executive director.The executive director serves as the chief executive officer of the PFBC, an independent administrative commission established in 1866. The executive director is selected by and reports to a 10-member commission appointed by the Governor. The agency is empowered by law to protect and manage the fish and aquatic habitat of the Commonwealth, to regulate recreational boating on Commonwealth waters and to protect reptiles, amphibians, and certain endangered and threatened species.

In addition to directing the operations and activities of the agency, the executive director serves as the agency’s chief law enforcement officer and is a member of the Environmental Quality Board, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, the Mid-Atlantic States Fisheries Management Council, and an ex-officio member of the PFBC Boating Advisory Board.

Candidates must have extensive upper level management or policy-making experience in a fisheries, wildlife, conservation, or natural resources organization and minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university. Starting salary is established depending upon factors such as the nature, scope, previous salary and quality of the applicant’s experience and education.

Interested individuals should provide a resume post marked no later than December 1, 2009, to: Executive Director – Search Committee, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, c/o Human Resource Office, 1601 Elmerton Avenue, P.O. Box 67000, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000.

As an equal opportunity employer, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission pledges equal access to its programs, facilities and employment.

The mission of the Fish and Boat Commission is to protect, conserve, and enhance the Commonwealth’s aquatic resources and provide fishing and boating opportunities.

Source: Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission