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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Contact: Sara K Pearson

Location: Crystal Lake Ranger Station, 10200 County Road N, Boulder Junction, WI 54512

Telephone Number: (715) 892-0694

Hourly Rate: $12.000 per hour.

Duration: Job starts approximately May 12, 2019

Job Description:

The Northern Highland American Legion State Forest will be hiring up to 8 Visitor Services Associates to work in our Clear Lake Visitor Station (Woodruff) and Crystal Lake Visitor Station (Boulder Junction) and act as the first point of contact for all our visitors to the state forest. The NHAL SF is a unique property to work on with 18 campgrounds, over 900 lakes, 40 miles of designated hiking / biking trails, and numerous other recreational opportunities. It is a rewarding place to work and an excellent stepping stone to a career in natural resources, customer service, or for those looking for a fun seasonal job.

These positions will be responsible for greeting visitors, collecting and accounting for fees and disseminating information. This work requires the use of computers, credit card machines, answering telephones, and fiscal duties. This position will also provide answers to visitor questions concerning the state forest, as well as explain the area's recreational opportunities.

Job hours will range between 24 - 40 hrs / week. Jobs will begin mid-May and there may be opportunity to work until mid-October, however many jobs will end around Labor Day.

Dormitory style housing is available on property for $100 / month.

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications:
- Knowledge and experience working with computers
- Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and public
- Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and punctual

Preferred Qualifications:
- Prior customer service experience
- Experience working with a financial responsibility or handling cash accurately
- Ability to work a modified schedule; nights, weekends, holidays, etc.

Application Deadline: February 19, 2019

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

Sara K Pearson
8770 Highway J
Woodruff, WI 54568
RE: Job Code 12819

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