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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Title: LTE - FISHERIES TECHNICIAN

Contact: Bradley A Ray

Location: Ashland Service Center, 2501 Golf Course Road, Ashland, WI 54806

Telephone Number: (715) 779-4036

Hourly Rate: Between $11.50 - $12.00 per hour depending on experience and training.

Duration: Job starts approximately April 1, 2018

Job Description: Fisheries Technician-Creel Survey Clerk LTE

This position independently or under general supervision performs creel survey clerk duties and collect fish information on designated waters. Measure, weigh, and identify fish caught; interview anglers and record data. Compile and analyze data and prepare written documentation and/or reports.

70% Independently or under general supervision perform creel survey clerk duties and collect fish information on designated waters. Measure, weigh, and identify fish caught; Interview anglers and Record data.

20% Compile and analyze data and prepare written documentation and/or reports.

10% Lead other LTE Fisheries Technicians performing creel survey duties. Assist with other fisheries sampling as needed.

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications: - Ability to accurately identify common Lake Superior fish to species name. - Excellent oral and written communication skills. - Ability to work independently with limited supervision. - Ability to approach anglers where they commonly fish - this includes piers and breakwaters, rocky shorelines, open sand, cobble beaches, and along streams and rivers over uneven terrain. - Ability to work in inclement weather, early morning, and late evening hours according to an irregular assigned schedule.

Preferred Qualifications: - Previous volunteer or work experience in fisheries - Fisheries related degree or coursework

Please submit application materials electronically via email to Brad Ray. Click on his name and his email address will appear. Include in cover letter reason for applying for the position, any course or training in fisheries, and any volunteer and paid work experience in fisheries.

This position will require some evening and weekend work. Must be able to travel to multiple locations.

This job announcement is one of two Lake Superior Creel Survey position announcements. Applicants can apply ONCE using the Form 9100-162, but make sure to list all the Jobs and Job Codes you want to be considered for. Interviews will be held in conjunction with other LTE vacancies at the Service Center the week of February 19, 2018.


Application Deadline: February 14, 2018

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

Bradley A Ray
141 S 3rd St
Bayfield, WI 54814-0589
RE: Job Code 11742

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: 2/20/2018