Job Posting: Wildlife Regulations Coordinator

Department of Fish and Wildlife

Wildlife Regulations Coordinator

$7,336.00 - $9,126.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 5/19/2023

Job Description and Duties

Are you interested in having an impact on the regulations that conserve the state's wildlife resources? This position will be a unique career opportunity to develop a comprehensive knowledge of wildlife regulations and to work with the public, private, and Tribal entities that develop wildlife policy in the state.

Under the general direction of the Game Conservation Environmental Program Manager, and in close coordination with the Wildlife Branch (WLB) Chief, the Regulations Specialist is a liaison between the Regulations Unit (RU), WLB (Program), Regional staff and other pertinent functions of the Department of Fish and Wildlife (Department) and Fish and Game Commission (Commission) to coordinate regulation development and ensure adherence to process guidelines and supporting documentation. This position is responsible for coordinating the development and review of priority regulations to manage and conserve wildlife populations, including for harvest and resource protection. The incumbent works in close coordination with Department and Commission staff on complex and controversial biological and regulatory issues.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must either be transfer eligible or take and pass the following exam:

Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)  Senior Environmental Scientist Specialist examination bulletin. (

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

Performs duties in office environment and at various meetings and venues, and through web-based meeting platforms. Ability to use a personal computer and keyboard at least several hours a day, which may involve moving around for brief periods to access files, references, and other program materials. In addition to working with West Sacramento based staff, interact with regional staff and members of the public via e-mail, internet conferencing, telephone and onsite to complete work assignments. The position may require travel throughout the State including overnight travel, early mornings, late nights, weekend work. A valid California driver’s license is required to drive to meetings and field sites. The position may require the incumbent to wear a uniform identifying the employee as Department staff. This position is eligible for telework consistent with Department telework policy.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Wildlife Regulations Coordinator
$7,336.00 - $9,126.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Yolo County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Department of Fish and Wildlife employees are committed to managing and protecting California’s diverse wildlife and habitats upon which they depend.

California is one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. As such, the Department of Fish and Wildlife values diverse employees working together to protect nature for all Californians. CDFW is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where all backgrounds, cultured and personal experiences can thrive and connect others to our critical mission.

Join us and begin a meaningful new career!
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Special Requirements

  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Ability to get along with diverse personalities while maintaining a high level of professionalism.
  • Provides leadership in accomplishing the functions and objectives of the Inland Fisheries Program, and ability to collaborate with staff throughout the state.
  • Communicates politely, tactfully, and firmly as necessary with members of the public, and demonstrates excellent listening skills and effective negotiation skills.
  • Strong ability to work with people, identify, and assist in the development of partnerships.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 5/19/2023

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Fish and Wildlife
Attn: Human Resources Branch
P.O. Box 944209
Sacramento, CA 94244

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Department of Fish and Wildlife
Human Resources Branch
Temporarily Closed
See Filing Instructions
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • School Transcripts
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • Ability to effectively manage large, lengthy, complex projects.
  • A high degree of personal initiative, dependability, professionalism, and integrity is expected.
  • Experience working in or leading multi-disciplinary teams to achieve a common goal.
  • Experience with facilitating and leading meetings, project management and timeline tracking. Strong analytical, interpersonal, public presentation, communication, and technical writing skills; adept use of interest-based negotiation.
  • Ability to use creative thinking to develop solutions to problems of varying complexity.


Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website:
Hiring Unit Contact:
Kelly Barnes
(916) 373-6614

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
(916) 902-9211
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Filing Instructions.

You must reference Position Number 565-035-0765-050 and RPA number E-WLB 22-074 in the Examination(s) or Job Title(s) for Which You Are Applying section of the State Application Form (Std. Form 678). Applications that do not list the Position Number and RPA Number may not be considered.

We recommend applications are sent certified mail as we are unable to verify receipt.

Resumes will be reviewed in addition to the STD 678 for employment history. Resumes must include the complete to and from dates (MM/DD/YYYY) and hours worked per week.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.