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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Contact: Joe Giesfeldt

Location: Kettle Moraine Northern Unit State Forest, N1765 County Highway G, Campbellsport, WI 53010

Telephone Number: (262) 626-2116

Hourly Rate: $13.000 per hour.

Duration: Job starts approximately April 29, 2018

Job Description: Parks and Recreation Specialist - LTE

Parks and Recreation Specialists are responsible for a combination of outdoor maintenance work and customer service. Parks and Recreation Specialists lead maintenance crews on a variety of projects. Parks and Recreation Specialists operate machinery such as UTV's, ATV's, chainsaws, hand tools, power tools, mowers, tractors and other motorized vehicles.

50% Maintain Park Facilities- Conduct daily cleaning of restroom and shower facilities. Clean out fire-rings and grills, conduct routine maintenance, painting/staining, sign installation and maintenance, etc. Maintain Day Use Areas and Trails- Mow and trim picnic areas and trails. Perform general trail repairs, pick up litter, repair picnic tables, hazard tree and invasive removal, etc.

30% Distribute brochures, maps, provide directions and educate visitors about rules. Contact Emergency Services or Law Enforcement if situations arise.

15% Collect fees and disseminate information. Use electronic cash registers, electronic credit card verification equipment and computerized reservation system. Provide answers to visitor questions concerning the specific park area, as well as explain the area's recreational opportunities, interpretive services, and campground availability. Manage daily sticker account and remit all revenues in a timely manner. Maintain accurate records regarding camper and campsite information. Maintain a clean and organized office with up-to-date information for both the public and other coworkers.

5% Assist park supervisors and managers or other park employees in any other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications:
- Must have a valid regular operator's license.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team, follow verbal and written instructions and organize and prioritize workload.
- Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and public
- Ability to work in a variety of weather and conditions.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Knowledge, skills and experience of general maintenance operations
- Familiar with equipment operation and maintenance.
- Ability to work a modified schedule; nights, weekends, holidays, etc.
- Prior work experience with State Parks or Forests.

Call or Email for additional Application Packet.

Application Deadline: March 19, 2018

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

Joe Giesfeldt
N1765 County Highway G
Campbellsport, WI 53010
RE: Job Code 12010

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: 3/18/2018