This unclassified, full-time position in the Fisheries and Wildlife Division, 
will be located in the Topeka Region
2 Office; and is directly supervised by Doug Nygren, Public Service Executive.
The incumbent provides direct supervision, coordination and management of 
employees of the Fisheries
Management Section of the Fisheries Division within Region 2 (Northeast 
Kansas), having overall
responsibility for these functions within the region; holds regular staff 
meetings to discuss problems, needs,
techniques, and methods to improve operations; assures that equipment and 
manpower are effectively and
efficiently used; implements policies of the division and the Department; 
cooperates and coordinates with
regional counterparts and statewide program coordinators, cooperatively 
arranging employee schedules,
equipment usage and office personnel to maximize agency effectiveness and 
assures that regional staff work
closely and cooperatively with other divisions and regions; actively 
participates in the recruitment of new staff
within guidance for the division and department; assures full compliance with 
affirmative action/equal
opportunity objectives of the Department in all hiring and supervision; 
personally develops and maintains
communication with numerous governmental agencies at the local, state and 
federal level and with the public
with special focus on constituent groups representing fish and wildlife 
interests; administers planning, budgets,
purchasing, contracts and other business matters of the division as assigned; 
assures compliance of all staff
under supervision with state rules and regulations and departmental guidance 
related to all business matters of
the Department; provides continuing training for all employees under 
supervision; serves as a key component
of the division management team by participating in a wide variety of division 
meetings, providing staff
assistance to the Fisheries Division Director, and assisting with other 
administrative functions as assigned;
works closely with the Information and Education staff to implement education, 
media relations and internal
communication functions; directs Fisheries personnel in public water and 
private lands program delivery
efforts, including state and federal grants and cost share programs; and 
coordinates activities with regional
BENEFITS: Beginning salary $60,500; group health and life insurance; 
retirement; holidays; sick and vacation
leave; and deferred compensation, HSA, HRA, and FSA options.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in environmental, agricultural or 
natural sciences/resources
and two years of experience in a field of environmental/agricultural sciences 
or natural sciences/resources.
Additional experience in the biological sciences, agricultural sciences, 
physical sciences, natural
sciences/resources, mathematics or engineering may be substituted for the 
required education as determined
relevant by the agency. Applicants possessing a bachelor's degree with major 
course work in fisheries
science/management will be given preference. The successful candidate must pass 
a background check.
Candidates must possess a valid Kansas driver's license.
HOW TO APPLY: Qualified applicants must register with the State of Kansas by 
completing the personal
information registration form to obtain their State of Kansas Applicant ID 
Number. This form may be completed
online at
data. Qualified applicants may apply by submitting ALL of the following items:
1) a letter of interest, which includes your State of Kansas ID Number;
2) a detailed resume; including a valid email address;
3) transcript material (copies of official transcripts or unofficial student 
copies are acceptable as long as degree
is conferred);
4) KDWPT employment application located at
5) an authorization to release information form** located at
Jobs/Employment-Application-Additional-Info and,
**Please note, this form must either be witnessed and signed by a Kansas 
Department of Wildlife, Parks
and Tourism employee or signed in front of and notarized by a notary public. We 
reserve the right to
conduct a background check on all qualified applicants.
6) Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas 
job vacancy must obtain a
State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's 
website at A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive 
tax account review to
determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary 
Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants
are responsible for submitting their certificate with all other application 
materials to the hiring agency. This is in
accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.
Application materials should be sent to or may be 
sent to Human Resources
Office, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, 512 SE 25th Avenue, 
Pratt KS 67124, phone
number 620-672-5911. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A complete 
application packet
must be submitted for each position. We no longer make copies of previous 
applications. Submitted
application materials will be reviewed in Pratt to assure that the position 
minimum requirements are met, and
those meeting the minimum requirements will be forwarded to the respective 
division for interview selection.
Applicants are notified whether or not they are selected to interview. The 
interview is generally a one-time,
panel interview consisting of position-specific questions for all applicants 
(same questions for each applicant),
with the selection being made after all candidate interviews are completed.
Veterans' Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse 
that have been verified as a
"veteran" under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the 
minimum requirements of the position.
The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are 
filled with the best qualified
candidate as determined by the appointing authority. Additional VPE information 
can be found at Applicants claiming veterans' 
preference for the first time
must mail a copy of your DD-214 to the Office of Personnel Services, 900 SW 
Jackson, Room 401-N, Topeka
KS 66612, or FAX to 785/291-3715.
The Americans with Disabilities Act ensures your right to reasonable 
accommodations during the
employment process-individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the 
agency recruiter if
reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring 
process. Equal
Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran's 
Preference Eligible

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