Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
62100 05 ST B1 C 542-36 09/01/1994
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01/01/1981 62100


DEFINITION: This is field work of a technical nature assisting wildlife research biologists in conducting surveys and inventories and collecting data.

An employee in this class collects and compiles data to be utilized by wildlife biologists in specific research projects. Work is performed under the supervision of a professional/technical superior, who assigns projects, gives instructions, and reviews work in progress and upon completion for quality and adherence to established standards.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Assists in collecting and compiling data as a part of survey procedures.

Assists in surveys of wildlife populations and habitat conditions.

Assists in the collection of specimens for use in wildlife research and management.

Receives on-the-job training in a variety of technical and semi- skilled wildlife management work.

Participates in the work of, and may provide technical guidance to work crews.

Uses and maintains scientific equipment.

Uses and maintains on and off-road vehicles.

Uses and maintains hand and power tools.

Maintains records and prepares reports.

Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the biology of wildlife and habitat requirements.

Knowledge of laboratory techniques utilized in the collection of wildlife data.

Knowledge of methods, equipment, and tools utilized in wildlife management.

Skill in the use and maintenance of hand and power tools.

Skill in the use and maintenance of on and off-road vehicles.

Ability to perform and record precise measurements.

Ability to use specialized scientific instruments and equipment.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and to prepare clear and concise reports.

Ability to perform strenuous labor outdoors in all types of weather.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Graduation from an Associate Degree Program in Wildlife Management.


Any combination of experience or training which provides the required knowledges, skills, and abilities.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a valid Pennsylvania motor vehicle operator's license.