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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Contact: Kevin B. Wallenfang

Location: GEF2 DNR Central Office, 101 S Webster Street, Madison, WI 53703

Telephone Number: (608) 261-7589

Hourly Rate: Between $15.00 - $17.00 per hour depending on experience and training.

Duration: Job starts approximately March 18, 2018

Job Description: Wildlife Biologist - LTE

This position serves as the assistant deer ecologist in the Bureau of Wildlife Management under the supervision of the Big Game Section Chief. This position works directly with the Deer and Elk Ecologist and coordinates and collaborates with other staff including the Administrative Code Specialist, Licensing and Law Enforcement staff, and Research staff to accomplish deer management program objectives. This position requires knowledge of deer population biology, deer harvest management alternatives, deer population modeling, hunting traditions, hunter behavior, and deer hunting interest groups, Chippewa Treaty Rights, deer harvest management statutes and administrative code, deer survey techniques, data base management and analysis, and technical report writing procedures.

60% Assist with administration of the elk management program including: reviewing, developing, interpreting, and writing report on elk population management, reintroduction programs, serving on interdisciplinary committees to design elk harvest regulations, permitting processes, harvest quotas, and permit levels. Respond to internal and external customer concerns and inquiries regarding elk management and reintroduction.

30% Prepare public information fact sheets, maps, brochures, press releases and manage internet content related to elk management issues and elk biology. Develop, print, and distribute educational materials, newsletters and forms related to elk biology.

10% Promulgate elk harvest management rules. Provide technical expertise and training in elk population harvest management to internal and external stakeholders through multiple techniques including public presentations, club meetings, internet, and written material.

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications:
- Knowledge of elk population biology, elk reintroduction, harvest management alternatives, elk population modeling, hunting traditions, hunter behavior, and elk hunting interest groups.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with PC and Microsoft Corp products.
- Knowledge of elk harvest management statutes and administrative code, data base management and analysis, web page programming, and technical report writing.

***NOTE***This position is being hired in conjunction with the other LTE Wildlife Biologist position (Job ID 11774). The two positions will be paired to provided year round job placement. Candidates are encouraged to apply for both announcements.

Application Deadline: February 12, 2018

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

Kevin B. Wallenfang
PO Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921
RE: Job Code 11775

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: 2/22/2019