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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Contact: Joseph K Fieweger

Location: DNR Trout Lake Forest Hq, 4125 Forestry Headquarters, Boulder Junction, WI 54512

Telephone Number: (715) 385-3355

Hourly Rate: $12.000 per hour.

This position is anticipated to work approximately Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Duration: Job starts approximately June 10, 2019

Job Description: Facilities Repair Worker - LTE

The Northern Highland American Legion State Forest a Facilities Repair Worker who will perform a crucial role in maintaining the state forest through the busy season. This position primarily works in our campgrounds to maintain them to our high expectations. The position offers a great experience and possible stepping stone for future work with the DNR or in natural resource management.

This position is anticipated to work approximately Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Dormitory style housing is available at work location for $100/month.

90% Perform maintenance tasks in public use areas throughout the state forest. Tasks will include daily cleaning of campground toilet facilities/showers, painting, lawn mowing, light carpentry, brush cutting, picking up litter, cleaning fire rings, cutting hazard trees and repairing picnic tables and other miscellaneous maintenance duties.

10% Conduct safety inspections and identify hazards.

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications:
1. Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team.
2. Ability to follow an assigned work plan with minimal oversight.
3. Ability to complete repetitive tasks with a positive attitude.
4. Willingness to use a chainsaw for storm clean up and to cut hazard trees (appropriate training will be provided).
5. Must have valid driver's license and meet requirements to drive a state vehicle.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Experience with cleaning/janitorial work.
2. Experience in light maintenance and landscaping.
3. High level of attention to detail.

Application Deadline: June 7, 2019

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

Joseph K Fieweger
4125 Forestry Headquarters
Boulder Junction, WI 54512
RE: Job Code 12799

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: 8/21/2019