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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Title: LTE - ASSISTANT NATURALIST GUIDE LTE

Contact: Sara J Crook

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

Telephone Number: (262) 670-3402

Hourly Rate: Between $10.00 - $12.00 per hour depending on experience and training.

Duration: Job starts approximately May 13, 2018

Job Description: Assistant Naturalist Guide LTE

Conduct property interpretive and education programs to interpret property natural and cultural resources, teach outdoor skills, and encourage resource stewardship. Greet visitors, collect and account for fees and disseminate information. Work at entrance stations, campgrounds or other visitor contact stations.Develop and/or assist in developing interpretive and education programs for the property; may assist in conducting teacher-training classes. Develop and/or assist in developing interpretive and education programs for the property; may assist in conducting teacher-training classes. Market and promote property interpretive and education programs and management messages through promotional materials, media relations and other outreach methods. Provide answers to visitor questions concerning the specific park area, as well as explain the area's recreational opportunities, interpretive services, concessions and campground availability.

60% Conduct property interpretive and education programs to interpret property natural and cultural resources, teach outdoor skills, and encourage resource stewardship.

15% Greet visitors, collect and account for fees and disseminate information. Work at entrance stations, campgrounds or other visitor contact stations. Use electronic cash registers, credit card verification equipment and computerized reservation and reporting systems.

10% Develop and/or assist in developing interpretive and education programs for the property; may assist in conducting teacher-training classes.

10% Market and promote property interpretive and education programs and management messages through promotional materials, media relations and other outreach methods.

5% Provide answers to visitor questions concerning the specific park area, as well as explain the area's recreational opportunities, interpretive services, concessions and campground availability.

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications:
- Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and public.
- Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and punctual.
- Ability to work a modified schedule; nights, weekends, holidays, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Vast knowledge of Wisconsin's Natural Resources including the state's recreation opportunities, environment and wildlife.
- Knowledge of Glacial Landscape, and a passion to interpret recreation and educational opportunities in and around the Pike Lake Unit.


Application Deadline: February 21, 2018

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

Sara J Crook
3544 Kettle Moraine Road
Hartford, WI 53027
RE: Job Code 11763

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: 8/21/2018