New job Deputy Director for Field Operations PFBC in Pennsylvania

Deputy Director for Field Operations PFBC

Company : Commonwealth of PA
Salary : $99,932 - $148,558 a year
Location : Pennsylvania

Full Description


The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is recruiting for a highly experienced, hardworking individual to fill the Deputy Director of Field Operations position. This position directs and oversees the Bureaus of Fisheries, Hatcheries, Engineering, and Boating including scientific, engineering, fish production, and boating staff, facilities, marina management, water safety and recreational boating, and boating access areas statewide. This position provides administrative oversight of operating budgets, personnel, policies, strategic plan implementation, and innovative program development. Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills with an ability to accurately analyze and clearly present complex information to varied audiences are essential.

If you meet the requirements for this demanding, yet extremely rewarding position, we encourage you to apply!


As the Deputy Director of Field Operations, you will provide leadership, supervision, program development, and coordination of activities of the Bureaus of Engineering, Fisheries, Hatcheries, and Boating. Responsible for all agency activities related to infrastructure, field operations, aquatic resources, and boating.

For a complete list of job duties, please review the position description.

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
½ hour lunch
(37.5 hour work week)


Six years of professional experience in a public or private organization managing fisheries or hatchery programs including three years of experience supervising professionals; and a bachelor's degree; OR

An equivalent combination of experience and training that includes three years of experience supervising professionals.

The selected candidate must pass Act 153 Child Abuse Clearances entailing a State Police background check, a Department of Human Services background check, and an FBI fingerprint check.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Health & Wellness
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*

Work/Life Balance
We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!
For most positions, we offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules are available for certain positions.

Career Development
We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.

Other Rewards
Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.

For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go to and click on the benefits box.

  • Eligibility rules apply.

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