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Recruitment Number 212244 - Hilo, Hawaii Employment Only.

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.

NOTE: The immediate vacancies are TEMPORARY positions. You must make yourself available for temporary positions in the Employment Availability section of your application in order to be considered for the immediate vacancies.

Employees appointed to temporary positions may also gain membership in the civil service upon satisfactory completion of an initial probation period of at least six months. Once you become a member of the civil service, you become eligible to apply for promotion and transfer opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions. You may also enjoy other rights and benefits afforded to an employee in a permanent position with the exception of return rights and placement rights associated with a reduction-in-force.

Duties Summary:
Independently performs a wide variety of complex specialized technical functions in support of forestry, wildlife and other natural resources research, development, management and maintenance projects; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:
Basic Education/Experience: Experience requiring the ability to read, comprehend and apply written directions and a high degree of verbal skill in addition to the ability to make basic mathematical computations including percentages and averages.

Specialized Experience: Three years of progressively responsible sub-professional or technical work experience in forestry, wildlife, or other fields of natural resource management, conservation, and development. This experience must have demonstrated that the applicant possesses:

Knowledge of: Game and non-game birds and animals and their habitats; forestry, wildlife, and other natural resource management research and survey techniques; and basic carpentry, plumbing, and masonry used in forest, wildlife, and natural resource development and maintenance projects, and wildland fire control techniques and practices.

Ability to: Understand and carry out oral and written instructions; write neat, accurate and comprehensive field notes and data sheets; make mathematical calculations, including multiplication, division, percentages and averages, and make visual estimates of percentage quantities; perform long hours of strenuous work under adverse conditions; and talk to groups and individuals to explain programs, policies and procedures.

At least one year of experience must have been comparable to the Forestry & Wildlife Technician III* in State service.

The *Forestry & Wildlife Technician III in State service performs a variety of technical assignments in support of the development, maintenance, and research activities of the forestry, wildlife, and other natural resources management programs; and performs other related duties as assigned.

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

Driver's License: Applicants must possess a valid driver's license.

Firearms: Some positions may be authorized to carry, use and possess firearms and ammunition when participating in predator control and eradication activities. For these positions, applicants must meet current Federal and State law requirements applicable to the carrying, use and possession of firearms. Under the requirements of the Federal Gun Control Act, applicants for these positions may not possess a conviction of domestic violence. The current vacancies have this requirement.

Lifting: Some positions require the ability to lift/carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 150 pounds assisted by another person and/or use of equipment (e.g., hoisting equipment, hand truck). The current vacancies have this requirement.

Physical Requirement: Applicants must be able to perform the essential duties of the position, which include the ability to backpack 30 pounds for five miles.

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 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.

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.

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