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Because of our company structure and the clientele we serve, we consider resumé or curriculum vitae information from only a relatively few individuals.  You must have at least 15 years of aquaculture consulting experience or other similar substantial expertise or qualifications for us to seriously consider you for employment.  For those who qualify, you may e-mail your unsolicited resumé or curriculum vitae to our Senior Biologist at

The requirements listed above do not necessarily apply to specific solicitations that from time to time may be listed here in the Employment Opportunities at FTA section.  Please read those solicitations for requirements and qualifications.  Currently, we have no specific positions to offer within our company.

While we appreciate interest in our company on the part of other job seekers, we do not operate our own production system or facilities that include intern, entry-level, or technician-level employment positions.  If our policy on this matter or the structure of our company changes, we will post an update on this page.  Again, thanks for your interest.

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8 December 2014--Program Manager VIII, MA Dept. of Fish and Game, Westborough, permanent

Salary $70,000.00 to $110,000.00 Annually
End Date 12/23

Provides effective and competent management and leadership over the daily operations of all DFW installations including remote offices and conservation land. Works with District Managers and Fish Culturists to find solutions to problems that occur. Ensure safe and efficient operating conditions. Participates in employee evaluations, employee training, and matters involving disciplinary action.

Leads and manages professional trained fish and wildlife biologists in the development and implementation of conservation strategies that ensure sustainable populations of fish and wildlife at healthy levels throughout the Commonwealth.

Oversees and directs efforts to develop or modify regulations. Recommends regulatory changes to the Director and the Fisheries & Wildlife Board. Participates in public hearings and analyzes input to guide regulatory process.

Coordinates with the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife’s Director and Deputy Director of Administration to construct and implement annual spending plan. Oversees expenditures of funds at all DFW installations.

Establishes operational program goals and priorities; policy development priorities; and field operational priorities.

Routinely advises government officials (state & municipal) as well as sportsmen and general pubic regarding human wildlife conflicts or general wildlife knowledge.

Oversees process of filling vacant positions ensuring that all state policies are adhered to throughout the hiring process

Represents Director at meetings and on projects as assigned.



Applicants must have at least (A) five years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, supervisory or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration and (B) of which at least two years must have been in a managerial capacity.

Masters or other advanced degree in Natural Resources Management or related field.

Ten or more years of professional experience in wildlife / fisheries management.

Five or more years of professional organization management and supervisory experience working for a state natural resources agency at senior staff level.

Experienced in public and media relations, public administration, and fiscal administration.

Strong management, leadership, and team building skills. Proven administrative and management ability in complex environment.

Excellent interpersonal, public speaking, and communications skills (both written and oral), as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office is required.


Interested persons should respond in writing, accompanied by a resume, cover letter, and a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Application for Employment, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date to:

Johanna Zabriskie, Director of Human Resources
Department of Fish and Game
251 Causeway Street, Suite 400
Boston, MA 02114

Resumes will not be considered without an application. Applications are available on the Department of Fish and Game website at under Employment Opportunities. You may also request an application be sent to you. Please reference the Posting ID on all correspondence. Please submit a separate resume and cover letter if applying for multiple job postings.

Posting I.D # J45378

Link to Disability Form (return this form to the ADA Coordinator listed below)
Link to the Veterans Forms (return this form to the Diversity Officer listed below)
Diversity Officer/ADA Coordinator: Johanna M. Zabriskie, 617-626-1599

No other positions are available at this time.  This page is updated weekly.

Be sure to visit American Fisheries Society, AquacultureJobs, FishJobs,, and for other job listings and resumé posting services.

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