[Coral-List] Hawaii Div of Aq. Res. Admin. Position

David.A.Gulko at hawaii.gov David.A.Gulko at hawaii.gov
Tue Sep 21 18:01:13 EDT 2010


The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources is looking 
for an Administrator for its Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR).  DAR 
serves as the primary natural resource trustee representative for coral 
reef ecosystems within State waters throughout the Hawaiian Archipelago. 
The position information follows along with contact and application 
information - please do NOT reply to me or this email for more 


(Aquatic Resources Program Administrator)
Location:  Honolulu, Oahu, State of Hawaii 

Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Plan, direct & coordinate all activities associated with the State's three 
programs (Aquatic Resources & Environmental Protection, Recreational 
Fisheries, Commercial Fisheries); set goals, objectives, strategies, 
internal policies, procedures; administer Division's budgetary/fiscal 
needs; oversee fulfillment of administrative requirements; supervise 
personnel; formulate partnerships.

Minimum Qualifications: 
Bachelor's Degree in fisheries biology, biological oceanography, zoology, 
marine science or related field; 4 years specialized, progressively 
responsible, professional work experience involving natural resource 
management, conservation and protection of aquatic resources; knowledge of 
Hawaii's fisheries & fishing methods/techniques, Federal and Hawaii laws, 
rules, regulations pertinent to the Aquatic Resources programs; budget 
development;  legislative formulation/ processes; communicate effectively 
with community groups, organizations, public officials, government 
agencies, and NGOs; 1 year supervisory experience of professional-level 
personnel  including planning, directing work, assigning, reviewing work, 
timing, scheduling, training, developing new employees; 1 year managerial 
experience identifying program goals/objectives, implementation, 
management, evaluation of program achievements; developing procedures; 
identifying resource needs (manpower, materials, equipment); valid 
driver's license. Must be a U.S. citizen or possess a valid permit to work 
in the U.S..

Desirable qualifications: experience in fisheries management, developing 
strategic plans, research programs, management plans; knowledge/experience 
involving Hawaiian archipelagic resource conservation; contract and grant 
experience; ability to negotiate agreements; effective public speaking 
skills; communications with Commissions, Boards, Legislators; positive 
working relationships within the political, legal and administrative 
systems of various levels of government; ability to be objective and open 
to all stakeholder/public input. 

Salary commensurate with qualifications.
(EM07, Range: $79,104 - $112,596, plus benefits.)

Apply online at 

For further questions call +1 (808) 587-0090.
All applications and materials are confidential.
The State is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Once again, please direct questions and applications to the contacts 
listed above.

Best regards,

- Dave

Dave Gulko, Aquatic Biologist IV - Coral Reefs, NRD Incident Response
Division of Aquatic Resources
Hawai?i Department of Land & Natural Resources
1151 Punchbowl Street, room 330
Honolulu, HI  96813

(808) 587-0318 (o), (808) 587-0115 (fax)
(808) 294-4280 (cell)
david.a.gulko at hawaii.gov

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