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Facilities Maint Manager - (Statewide)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Friday May 13, 2016

This is supervisory work in the direction of skilled workers involved in repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment, and in maintenance of buildings, grounds, and utility systems within a state governmental complex. Duties include inspection of installations and repairs performed by subordinate facility maintenance personnel, projections of estimated expenditures necessary for project completion, and preparation of monthly reports delineating recommended improvements in operational efficiency of staff. Supervision is received from a Facilities Maintenance Superintendent or administrative superior and is exercised over lower-level subordinate personnel.

These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Mississippi State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.

Experience/Educational Requirements:

Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma).

AND

Experience:
Five (5) years of experience related to the above described duties, one (1) of which must have been as a Facilities Maintenance Supervisor or the equivalent in at least one of the following fields: plumbing, carpentry, electrical works, electronics, plastering, painting, air conditioning/refrigeration, heating equipment, or general maintenance and repair.

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DWFP Consv Res Biologist - Museum
Deadline to apply for this postion - Monday May 23, 2016

 This is professional and scientific biological research, management and administrative work in the fields of wildlife, fisheries, ecology and natural resources conservation in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Characteristic duties include responsibility for management and research work at an advanced level; and, coordinating multiple conservation development, management and restoration projects or directing a major research/program area. The work includes planning, coordinating and supervising research and management projects within a specialized field or geographic region within a district. Incumbents may work independently on research projects or conservation management programs of considerable scope and difficulty which require application of advanced assessment and analytical methodologies and technical skills. Work is performed under minimal supervision of an administrative or technical supervisors; work is planned and reviewed and progress evaluated in planning sessions and conferences with supervisors. Supervision may be exercised over subordinates.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Wildlife/Fisheries Ecology/Biology/Science, Wildlife/Fisheries Conservation/Management, Forestry, Natural Resources, or a related degree;
 
AND
 
Experience:
One (1) year of work experience directly related to the described duties.
 
Substitution Statement:
 
Directly related education above the Master's Degree and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

Required Document(s):
 
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
 
Applicant must provide employing agency evidence of completion of education requirements and a valid copy of his/her transcript to verify course work, when applicable.
 


DWFP - Wildlife/Fisheries Mgr II (Washington County)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday May 24, 2016

This is journeyman-level technical work in the fields of wildlife, fisheries, ecology, and natural resources conservation in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Characteristic duties include responsibility for investigation, collection, preparation, and maintenance of field and laboratory biological and aquatic data and reference collections of moderate difficulty; implementation of development, management, and restoration projects related to resource conservation, hatchery, or aquaria programs. Work is performed under the limited supervision of a biologist or an administrative or technical superior with latitude for independent judgment and action. Incumbents at the journeyman level receive general and special instructions, may act as project technical assistants or lead workers in the performance of related duties and may exercise supervision over subordinates or functional supervision for specific project/program activities.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Experience:
One (1) year of experience as a DWFP-Wildlife/Fisheries Manager I or equivalent directly related experience.
 
OR
 
Education:
An Associate's Degree from an accredited two-year college;
 
AND
 
Experience:
Two (2) years of related work experience, one (1) year of which must have been directly related to the described duties.
 
OR

Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);

 

AND
 
Experience:
Four (4) years of related work experience, one (1) year of which must have been directly related to the described duties.
 
Substitution Statement:
 
Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis, except there shall be no substitution for the one (1) year of directly related experience.
 
Required Document:
 
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
 


DWFP - Conser Res Coordinator - (Statewide)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday May 24, 2016

This is professional administrative and managerial work in the fields of wildlife, fisheries, ecology and natural resources conservation in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Characteristic duties include responsibility for administering, directing and coordinating statewide specialized conservation research, management and environmental projects/programs. The work requires a high level of technical and administrative skill to manage diverse and complex conservation projects/programs. Incumbents act as the principal program advisors to the director of a section and perform within the scope of broad statutory and departmental guidelines, with considerable latitude in the formulation of scientific/technical applications and recommendations of substantial resource-related and socioeconomic impact. Work is performed under the general direction of an administrative or technical supervisor; work is planned and reviewed with progress evaluated in conferences with supervisors. Supervision may be exercised over subordinate professional and technical staff.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Wildlife/Fisheries Ecology/Biology/Science, Wildlife/Fisheries Conservation/Management, Forestry, Natural Resources, or a related degree;
 
AND
 
Experience:
Four (4) years of work experience directly related to the described duties.
 
Substitution Statement:
Directly related education above the Master's Degree and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.
 
Required Document(s):
 
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
 
Applicant must provide employing agency evidence of completion of education requirements and a valid copy of his/her transcript to verify course work, when applicable.
 
Note:  This position may require experience in Deer Management. This position is located at the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks.
 


DWFP - Consv Res Biologist - (Statewide)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday May 24, 2016

This is professional and scientific biological research, management and administrative work in the fields of wildlife, fisheries, ecology and natural resources conservation in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Characteristic duties include responsibility for management and research work at an advanced level; and, coordinating multiple conservation development, management and restoration projects or directing a major research/program area. The work includes planning, coordinating and supervising research and management projects within a specialized field or geographic region within a district. Incumbents may work independently on research projects or conservation management programs of considerable scope and difficulty which require application of advanced assessment and analytical methodologies and technical skills. Work is performed under minimal supervision of an administrative or technical supervisors; work is planned and reviewed and progress evaluated in planning sessions and conferences with supervisors. Supervision may be exercised over subordinates.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Wildlife/Fisheries Ecology/Biology/Science, Wildlife/Fisheries Conservation/Management, Forestry, Natural Resources, or a related degree;
 
AND
 
Experience:
One (1) year of work experience directly related to the described duties.
 
Substitution Statement:
 
Directly related education above the Master's Degree and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

Required Document(s):
 
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
 
Applicant must provide employing agency evidence of completion of education requirements and a valid copy of his/her transcript to verify course work, when applicable.
 


DWFP - Consv Res Biologist - (Statewide)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday May 24, 2016

This is professional and scientific biological research, management and administrative work in the fields of wildlife, fisheries, ecology and natural resources conservation in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Characteristic duties include responsibility for management and research work at an advanced level; and, coordinating multiple conservation development, management and restoration projects or directing a major research/program area. The work includes planning, coordinating and supervising research and management projects within a specialized field or geographic region within a district. Incumbents may work independently on research projects or conservation management programs of considerable scope and difficulty which require application of advanced assessment and analytical methodologies and technical skills. Work is performed under minimal supervision of an administrative or technical supervisors; work is planned and reviewed and progress evaluated in planning sessions and conferences with supervisors. Supervision may be exercised over subordinates.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Wildlife/Fisheries Ecology/Biology/Science, Wildlife/Fisheries Conservation/Management, Forestry, Natural Resources, or a related degree;
 
AND
 
Experience:
One (1) year of work experience directly related to the described duties.
 
Substitution Statement:
 
Directly related education above the Master's Degree and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

Required Document(s):
 
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.
 
Applicant must provide employing agency evidence of completion of education requirements and a valid copy of his/her transcript to verify course work, when applicable.
 


DWFP - Wildlife/Fisheries Manager I - (Kemper County)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday May 24, 2016

This is entry-level technical work in the fields of wildlife, fisheries, ecology, and natural resources conservation in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Characteristic duties include responsibility for routine investigation, collection, preparation, and maintenance of field and laboratory biological and aquatic data and reference collections; implementation of development, management, and restoration projects related to resource conservation, hatchery, or aquaria programs. Work is performed under the close supervision of a biologist or an administrative or technical superior and is subject to frequent inspection. Incumbents at the entry level receive specific instructions and assignments and may act as project technical assistants or lead workers in the performance of related duties.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Education:
An Associate's Degree from an accredited two-year college;
 
AND
 
Experience:
One (1) year of work experience related to the described duties.
 
OR
 
Education:
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);
 
AND
 
Experience:
Three (3) years of work experience related to the described duties.
 

Substitution Statement:

 
Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.
 
Required Document:
 
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.



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Accountant/Auditor III
Deadline to apply for this postion - Friday May 27, 2016

This is professional accounting work of a supervisory nature characterized by independent responsibilities for developing and modifying or assisting in developing and modifying departmentalized accounting systems. Work involves the application of professional accounting principles and techniques in the analysis of an institution's, department's, or agency's accounting functions to determine the legality and propriety of its fiscal activities and the effectiveness of its accounting system. Work is performed under general supervision but in accordance with fiscal policies and regulations of the institution, department, or agency where employed. Supervision is usually received from an administrative officer in a higher classification. The primary difference from an Accountant/Auditor II is the increased magnitude of the operation, together with the complexity and increased budget, size of the agency, and increased relationships. Incumbents in this classification may function as the administrative head of a moderate-sized accounting division or as the assistant to the administrative head of the fiscal division of a large state agency, department, or institution.

 

Examples of Work:

Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assumes responsibility for fiscal decisions, at varying degrees of finality, which reflect all major portions of the fiscal activity of a large agency or department.

Institutes major fiscal policies of a high, complex and important nature, and a great variety of distinctly different accounting areas.

Establishes and maintains important public contacts which involve the making of decisions that effectively commit the agency to important fiscal actions.

Supervises through subordinates and/or performs such accounting work as developing and modifying complex accounting systems, maintaining a variety of ledgers, maintaining controls and balances, and preparing fiscal statements and analyses.

Supervises various other accounting and clerical accounting functions related to these activities.

Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

 

 Minimum Qualifications:

These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Mississippi State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

A Master's Degree from an accredited four-Year college or university in accounting or business administration;

AND

Experience:

Three (3) Years of experience in accounting or auditing;

OR

Education:

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-Year college or university in accounting or business administration;

AND

Experience:

Four (4) Years of experience in accounting or auditing.

Substitution Statement:

Graduation from a standard four-Year high school degree or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), directly related education or directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis. Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant by the MS State Board of Public Accountants may be substituted for two (2) Years of the required general or managerial experience. Certification by the Institute of Internal Auditors as a Certified Internal Auditor may be substituted for one (1) Year of the required general or managerial experience.

Required Document:

Applicant must attach a copy of his/her license as a Certified Public Accountant or certification as a Certified Internal Auditor, when applicable.

 

 Essential Functions:
Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Supervises staff performing accounting/auditing functions and/or performs supporting activities.

2. Manages accounting and budget data on general and special funds.

3. Prepares and submits financial reports and other fiscal documents.

 



Division Director II (Hinds County)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Friday May 27, 2016

This is administrative work in which the incumbent serves as director of a multiple branch division within a large-sized agency, department, or institution. Work involves formulating, directing and controlling the operations of a division through branch managers and other subordinate personnel. Incumbent exercises final authority in establishing objectives, standards, and control measures for programs which are moderate in scope and major in impact. Incumbent also determines policy in own area of expertise and provides input into other phases of agency operations. Internal and external contacts are made to provide and exchange information, coordinate activities, and provide assistance and guidance. Work is subject to infrequent review through conferences and reports to the executive director, deputy director, or bureau director to whom the incumbent reports.

 

 Examples of Work:

Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:

Performs all functions and exercises full authority necessary in administering the operations of a multiple branch division.

Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of a division through branch managers and other subordinate personnel.

Interprets, formulates, recommends, and/or implements policies, rules, and regulations as necessary.

Serves as liaison between administrative superior and the various branches of the division.

Ensures coordination of activities of the division with other divisions within the agency.

Directs or assists in fiscal accounting and budgeting activities.

Formulates, develops, and/or approves budget requests and expenditures.

Gives administrative leadership to all phases of program within the division.

Maintains effective public relations with other state agencies and the public, including interpretation and advocacy of agency policy.

Recommends appointment/termination of personnel as needed.

Commits multi-branch resources to projects with prior administrative approval.

Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

 

 Minimum Qualifications:

These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Mississippi State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university;

AND

Experience:
Six (6) years of special experience defined below, two (2) years of which must have been in line or functional administrative or advanced supervision.

OR

Education:
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university;

AND
Experience:
Seven (7) years of special experience defined below, two (2) years of which must have been in line or functional administrative or advanced supervision.


Special Experience:

Employment must have been in an administrative, professional capacity in an area of work related to the functional responsibility of the division in which the position exists. In those divisions where registered specialists provide the primary source of functional and technical knowledge for planning and accomplishing the mission of the division, the incumbent may also be required to be registered and experienced in that profession. Work experience must have included supervising and coordinating a variety of functions.

 

 Essential Functions:
Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Performs various administrative and supervisory duties involved in directing the activities of a specific division within an agency.

2. Provides technical expertise.

3. Serves as a liaison between departments and agencies.


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