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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Title: LTE - WILDLIFE TECHNICIAN

Contact: Andrew T Paulios

Location: Pine Island Wildlife Area, N7104 Levee Rd, Portage, WI 53901

Telephone Number: (608) 534-0092

Hourly Rate: $12.750 per hour.

Duration: Job starts approximately December 29, 2017

Job Description: Wildlife Technician - LTE

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

25% Conduct required wildlife surveys. Assist with waterfowl and dove banding, summer deer and game bird observations

10% 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.

25% Assist with pheasant stocking on public lands in the Fitchburg area.

10% Assist with posting parking lots, property boundaries, and hunting regulation signs on wildlife areas.

25% Assist with the implementation of the prescribed burning program, including maintaining and preparing equipment necessary for prescribed burning such as small engines, pumps, water tanks, hand tools, and personal protective equipment. Assist in the installation of fire breaks by operating heavy equipment, mowers, tillage implements, and coordinating contractors when necessary.

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.

Application Deadline: January 19, 2018

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

Andrew T Paulios
3911 Fish Hatchery Road
Fitchburg, WI 53711
RE: Job Code 11668

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: 4/22/2018