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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Contact: Michael D. Bergum

Location: Wautoma DNR Office, 427 E Tower Drive, Suite 100, Wautoma, WI 54982-6927

Telephone Number: (920) 424-7893

Hourly Rate: Between $12.00 - $17.00 per hour depending on experience and training.

Duration: Job starts approximately April 15, 2018

Job Description: Parks and Recreation Specialist - LTE

These positions are involved in the managing of boat access sites and public recreation use areas on fishery lands in the counties of Waupaca, Waushara, Marquette, and parts of Portage County.

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 recreation area, as well as explain the area's recreational opportunities, interpretive services, concessions and campground availability.

20% Explain recreation rules, regulations and fees to visitors and help with special events. Manage the recreation areas and 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 Property Manager and/or Property Supervisor with monitoring the work and performance of other team members or volunteers and any other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications:
- Must have valid WI Driver's License.
- The employee must successfully pass chainsaw safety operation training to maintain employment.
- Due to fiduciary responsibilities within this position, a background check will be conducted.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience working with maintenance equipment and supplies; tractor, skid-steer, mower, chainsaw and other heavy equipment.
- Experience with hand tools

Application Deadline: April 9, 2018

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

Michael D. Bergum
625 E County Road Y, Suite 700
Oshkosh, WI 54901
RE: Job Code 11974

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: 12/13/2018