Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission seeks new director

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The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has launched a nationwide search for a new executive director.

The executive director serves as the chief executive officer of the PFBC, an independent administrative commission established in 1866. The executive director is selected by, and reports to, a 10-member commission appointed by the governor.

The agency is empowered by law to protect and manage the fish and aquatic habitat of Pennsylvania, regulate recreational boating on state waters, and protect reptiles, amphibians and certain endangered and threatened species.

In addition, the executive director serves as the agency's chief law enforcement officer and is a member of the Environmental Quality Board, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, the Mid-Atlantic States Fisheries Management Council, and an ex-officio member of the PFBC Boating Advisory Board.

Interested individuals should provide a résumé - postmarked no later than Dec. 1 - to Executive Director - Search Committee, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, C/O Human Resource Office, 1601 Elmerton Ave., P.O. Box 67000, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000.