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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Contact: Terry K. Boone

Location: Great River State Trail, W26247 Sullivan Road, Trempealeau, WI 54661

Telephone Number: (715) 688-9871

Hourly Rate: Between $12.50 - $17.25 per hour depending on experience and training.

Duration: Job starts approximately May 13, 2018

Job Description: Parks and Recreation Specialist - LTE

West Central work unit: This position maintains fishery areas, boat access sites and wildlife areas in Trempealeau, Buffalo and Jackson counties. General maintenance of sites to include litter clean up, pier installation, repair and removal, turf maintenance, tree and shrub care, fence repair, sign installation and maintenance, parking lot/road maintenance and boundary line maintenance. Assist at park properties as assigned.

30% Direct and perform the maintenance of grounds and facilities to ensure they conform to established standards to include mow grass, pick up litter, clean public use areas and beaches, painting, maintaining restrooms and campsites, remove trees and brush, repair and maintain trail surfaces, operate vehicles and light equipment and perform repairs and maintenance to equipment and buildings.

30% Direct other team members and assist in the collection of fees and dissemination of information. Work at entrance stations, campgrounds or other visitor contact stations. Use electronic cash registers, electronic credit card verification equipment and computerized reservation and reporting systems. Register campers; sell admission stickers to public. 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

20% Explain State Park rules, regulations and fees to visitors and help with special events. Manage the Park and its facilities to protect public health and safety.

15% Manage the administration of admission sticker sales and other fee charges to efficiently maximize revenues. Assign, audit and process sticker accounts to ensure control of such accounts as well as prompt remittances.

5% Assist the Park Manager and/or Property Superintendent with monitoring the work and performance of other team members or volunteers and any other duties as assigned

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications:
- Customer service and cash handling experience
- Ability to work a modified schedule; nights, weekends, holidays, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and public
- Knowledge, skills and experience of general maintenance operations
- Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and punctual

Application Deadline: March 9, 2018

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

Terry K. Boone
910 Highway 54 E
Black River Falls, WI 54615
RE: Job Code 11807

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: 12/18/2018