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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Title: LTE - ASSISTANT NATURALIST GUIDE LTE

Contact: Kathleen A Harris

Location: Peninsula State Park, 9462 Shore Road, Fish Creek, WI 54212

Telephone Number: (920) 559-2447

Hourly Rate: Between $10.00 - $11.50 per hour depending on experience and training.

Duration: Job starts approximately April 3, 2017

Job Description: Assistant Naturalist Guide-LTE

60% Prepare and conduct property interpretive and environmental education programs for park users, including nature hikes and weekly shoreline kayak tours, utilizing a variety of presentation methods and techniques.

20% Staff the Nature Center, including light maintenance and cleaning; provide direction for Nature Center volunteers in the absence of the FTE Natural Resource Educator.

10% Assist with maintenance, cleaning and development of Nature Center displays.

10% Keep and maintain accurate records and reports related to property interpretive services provided and phenology.

Knowledge Required: Oral and written communication skills; understanding of environmental concepts; basic understanding of interpretive methods and techniques related to program planning and delivery; basic understanding of Wisconsin flora and fauna (specific knowledge of Door County and/or Peninsula State Park helpful); ability to research for accurate information; excellent customer service skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; willingness to complete online DNR boater safety course.

Training and Experience: Past experience in conducting education programs. Candidates enrolled in college or who have completed a natural sciences and/or education program preferred. The candidate must be willing to conduct programs for children and enjoy working with families.


Application Deadline: March 6, 2017

To Apply: Submit Form 9100-162 LTE Application (hard copy also available at most DNR offices) , resume, cover letter and references to:

Kathleen A Harris
9462 Shore Road
Fish Creek, WI 54212
RE: Job Code 10979

Application materials will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.

Additional Information: This position will start approximately May 14, 2017 and last through Labor Day. Additional fall work may be available. This position requires weekend, holiday and occasional night work.

You will be required to attend an on-boarding session prior to your start date at the property. More information to follow related to date, time, and location.

Housing is available on the property.

**** Due to the nature of this position the Department of Natural Resources will conduct a comprehensive criminal background check on applicants prior to selection. Pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the DNR does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.


Last revised: 8/22/2017