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Fish Culturist 5

No Current Vacancies for Fish Culturist 5

Applications are being accepted from current state employees, those eligible for reinstatement based on prior permanent competitive service, and candidates on an eligible list for the position. Candidates on the eligible list for the position MUST include the list title and score received in a cover letter.

Fish Culturist 5
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number
Application Due By 6/10/2022
Title Fish Culturist 5
Location: City
DEC Region Division/Bureau

$79,325 - $100,342 Effective 04/2022
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC PS&T 05 (PEF)
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
Minimum Qualifications for candidates eligible for provisional appointment:

Must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows:
Either A. Fish Culturist 4;
Or B. Fish Culturist 3 or Biologist 1 (Aquatic).

Bachelors or higher-level degree in one of the following fields: aquaculture, aquaculture engineering, freshwater ecology, fisheries, limnology, or mariculture AND three years of fish culture experience, including at least two years of experience as a hatchery manager, assistant hatchery manager or aquatic biologist, which must have included responsibility for preparing budgets, planning and directing hatchery operations, and supervising personnel.
Additional Comments
To Apply Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to: Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060 Fax: (518) 402-9038


Additional Notes:

If you are on an eligible list for this title, please state that information and your score in a cover letter.

State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.

Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.