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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement

Title: LTE - WILDLIFE TECHNICIAN (3 Positions)

Contact: Samantha D Kueffler

Location: Mackenzie Center, W7303 County Highway CS, Poynette, WI 53955

Telephone Number: (608) 635-8035

Hourly Rate: Between $12.00 - $14.00 per hour depending on experience and training. Hours vary, up to 40 hours per week, and will include weekends and holidays.

Duration: Job starts approximately March 4, 2018

Job Description: Wildlife Technician - LTE

60% Wildlife caretaking of captive small mammals, canines, felines, ungulates, and raptors. Duties to include animal monitoring, feed prep and feeding, watering, enrichment development and implementation, maintenance and sanitation of enclosures and enclosure equipment, and handling of animals for veterinary purposes only.

20% Inspect and maintain wildlife exhibits and property facilities and grounds. Insure public safety by minimizing the possibility of physical contact between humans and captive animals.

20% Assist with other property programs to meet operational needs. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

- Knowledge and experience in captive animal caretaking and facilities and grounds maintenance and repair.
-Experience with captive wildlife caretaking preferred.

NOTE: 90% of position duties are outdoors. Duties may require work in inclement weather conditions. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. unassisted.

Application Deadline: February 16, 2018

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

Samantha D Kueffler
W7303 County Highway CS
Poynette, WI 53955
RE: Job Code 11791

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: 2/21/2019