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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Contact: Joseph K Fieweger

Location: DNR Trout Lake Forest Hq, 4125 Forestry Headquarters, Boulder Junction, WI 54512

Telephone Number: (715) 385-3355

Hourly Rate: Between $11.00 - $12.00 per hour depending on experience and training.

Duration: Job starts approximately May 13, 2018

Job Description: Facilities Repair Worker

The Northern Highland American Legion State Forest is hiring seasonal staff who perform a crucial role in maintaining the state forest through the busy season. These positions primarily work in our campgrounds to maintain them to our high expectations, and offers a great experience and stepping stone for future work with the DNR or in natural resource management.

100% Perform maintenance tasks in public use areas throughout the state forest. Tasks will include daily cleaning of campground toilet facilities, painting, lawn mowing, carpentry, brush cutting, picking up litter, cleaning fire rings, cutting hazard trees and repairing picnic tables and other miscellaneous maintenance duties. Construct and repair trails, boarding docks, boat ramps and bulletin boards. Conduct safety inspections and identify hazards.

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications:
1. Ability to work as part of a team.
2. Ability to follow an assigned work plan with minimal oversight.
3. Ability to use light equipment including mowers, weed trimmers, blowers, and hand held power tools.
4. Willingness to use a chainsaw to cut hazard trees (training in chainsaw use and safety as well as CPR/First Aid will be provided)
5. Applicant must have a valid driver's license and meet requirements

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Experience in light maintenance and landscaping
2. Complete repetitive tasks with a positive attitude.
3. Ability to learn quickly.

Application Deadline: March 23, 2018

To Apply: Submit resume, cover letter and references to:

Joseph K Fieweger
4125 Forestry Headquarters
Boulder Junction, WI 54512
RE: Job Code 11719

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

Additional Information:

Dormitory style housing is available at the rate of $75 per month.

**** 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: 2/20/2019