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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Contact: Maggie Kailhofer

Location: Gov Thompson State Park, N10008 Paust Lane, Crivitz, WI 54114

Telephone Number: (715) 757-3979

Hourly Rate: $12.000 per hour, plus $0.45 per hour for evenings after 6 p.m. and $0.60 per hour for Saturday and Sunday work You will be paid at time and one half for any hours worked on holidays.

Housing on the property is available.

Duration: Job starts approximately August 4, 2019

Job Description: Maintenance Crew

The Governor Thompson State Park and the Peshtigo River State Forest are looking for two (2) individuals to join the maintenance crew! Come work amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in Wisconsin where you can contribute to rewarding and meaningful work!

These positions perform a variety of maintenance duties including operation of trucks, tractors and specialized equipment, paining, trail and road maintenance, signing, hazardous tree removal, toilet and building cleaning, and use of power tools and chain saws. These positions may also work with removal of invasive plant species. Some job duties of these jobs will require difficult physical labor and working outside in a variety of weather conditions. Candidates must have a valid driver's license and a minimum of 2 years of driving experience to operate state vehicles.

These positions are anticipated to work 40 hours per week though mid-November. Weekend work will be required.

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications:
- Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and public.
- Training or experience in vehicle operations including 4-wheel drive trucks, tractors, dump trucks.
- Heavy lifting is required.
- Ability to work independently and as a team, be self-motivated and punctual.
- Candidates must have a valid driver's license and a minimum of 2 years of driving experience to operate state vehicles.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Knowledge, skills and experience of general maintenance duties such as janitorial, grounds work, and painting.
- Building/facility or repair maintenance experience.
- Experience using hand and power tools including chain saws.

Application Deadline: July 29, 2019

To Apply: Submit resume to:

Maggie Kailhofer
N10008 Paust Lane
Crivitz, WI 54114
RE: Job Code 12984

Application materials will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.

Additional Information:

In order to be appointed to this position, you must be a resident of the State of Wisconsin. Non-residents may apply, but must meet residency requirements upon hire.

**** 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: 9/18/2019