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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Title: LTE - WILDLIFE TECHNICIAN

Contact: Natanya J Hayden

Location: Pike Lake Unit Kettle Moraine State Forest, 3544 Kettle Moraine Road, Hartford, WI 53027

Telephone Number: (262) 574-2120

Hourly Rate: $12.750 per hour.

Duration: Job starts approximately February 4, 2018

Job Description: Wildlife Technician - LTE

This position will assist the wildlife management team in the Pike Lake work unit with property management, maintenance and daily operations of equipment, biological monitoring of game species and stocking pheasants on public lands.

20% Assist with the maintenance of equipment including farm tractors, forestry mowers, skid-steers with mower attachments, chainsaws, ATVs, small engines, pumps, hand tools, and personal protective equipment.

50% Assist with the establishment and maintenance of native and introduced grasslands and wetland communities. This includes tilling and planting grasslands; maintaining dikes and water control structures; removing invasive plants and brush through mowing, manual pulling or by herbicide applications and removing brush and fencerows on wildlife properties by mowing, chainsaws and herbicide application.

15% Assist with pheasant stocking on public lands in the Pike Lake area.

10% Conduct required wildlife surveys. Assist with waterfowl and dove banding, summer deer and game bird observations

5% Complete daily office activities such as completing time sheets, truck books, expense vouchers.

Knowledge Required: Candidates for this position should have a working knowledge of wildlife management techniques pertaining to common Wisconsin habitat types. They should be familiar with equipment operation and maintenance including ATVs, boats, chainsaws and tractors. The candidate should be familiar with wildlife survey and biological monitoring techniques. They should be familiar with mapping and location of property lines and monuments. Candidates are required to have a driver's license and the willingness to acquire a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) upon being hired.

NOTE***This position is being hired in conjunction with the Voluntary Public Access Liaison LTE Wildlife Technician-Advanced position in Pike Lake (11679). If interested, please apply for both openings.


Application Deadline: January 15, 2018

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

Natanya J Hayden
141 NW Barstow St, Room 180
Waukesha, WI 53188
RE: Job Code 11678

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

Additional Information:

**** 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: 1/20/2018