The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is responsible for managing and protecting the state’s renewable natural resources, including all wildlife and aquatic life.
LDWF supports a strong work ethic in its employees and incorporates the use of good science, accurate information and technology. The Office of the Secretary exists to provide leadership and support services, administrative direction, and accountability for departmental programs; administrative direction and leadership to ensure the success of subordinate programs; and department-wide coordination, communication, personnel and basic resources needed to accomplish the department’s mission.
Strong leadership abilities
Problem solving skills
Great communication skills
Independent thinking skills
Keen attention to details
Ability to communicate orally and in writing
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Work with attorneys and legislature to develop legislation concerning fee structure and program regulations, revises rules, regulations and procedures to meet changes in law or policy.
Advises the Secretary on programmatic issues and works with the Secretary to ensure his goals and vision is achieved.
Assists with reviewing, coordinating, and evaluating services and programs in order to assure that operating standards of the department are met.
Develops course material for all electronic educational programs that will be used to generate fees, such as hunter education, boating safety, litter education, etc.
Educates Licensing staff, Enforcement, and Executives regarding the system’s use, fee structure, entry guidelines, reporting mechanisms, and any other aspect of the program’s function in order for smooth implementation.
Serves as the department’s point of contact for information disbursement and problem resolution.
Ensures that all programs developed are in line with the departmental mission.
Please click on the below links to learn more about this position.
Statewide Program Manager 2
HOW TO APPLY:
No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
- Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application listing complete work experience and education.*
THIS PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY IS LIMITED TO CURRENT PERMANENT STATUS CLASSIFIED STATE OF LOUISIANA EMPLOYEES ONLY.
Current permanent status classified state employees may be required to accept a Probational appointment if selected.
This position is located in Baton Rouge, LA.
Applications will be rejected if the applicant fails to meet the minimum qualifications, submits an incomplete application or fails to apply by the closing date of the announcement.
Applicants qualifying based on college training or receipt of a baccalaureate degree will be required to submit an official college transcript to verify credentials claimed prior to appointment. Please make every effort to attach a copy of your transcript to your application if possible.
If you are applying for a position which requires a baccalaureate and/or master’s degree you may apply 90 days prior to receipt of your degree, however, the effective date of the appointment cannot be prior to your graduation date
Department of Wildlife & Fisheries
P.O. Box 98000
Baton Rouge, LA 70898
The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is a State As a Model Employer (SAME) agency that supports the recruitment, hiring and retention of individuals with disabilities. For more information on employment resources for individuals with disabilities, see the Louisiana Employment Resources Guide at http://www.laworks.net/Downloads/LRS/EmploymentResourceGuide_2018.pdf (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader)
Wildlife & Fisheries is an Equal Opportunity Employer
A baccalaureate degree plus five years of professional level experience in a public or private sector setting.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field will substitute for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree will substitute for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Graduate training in any field will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
A master's degree in any field will substitute for one year of the required experience.
Graduate training with less than a Ph.D. will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in any field will substitute for two years of required experience.
Advanced degrees will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.