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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Contact: Kay M Brockman-Mederas

Location: DNR Worksite, W5682 Lindsten Road, Shiocton, WI 54170

Telephone Number: (715) 526-4226

Hourly Rate: $13.500 per hour.

Duration: Job starts approximately June 9, 2019

Job Description: Wildlife Technician - LTE

The Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Wildlife Technician stationed in the Navarino Field Office!

Wildlife Technician will be responsible for habitat work and other management activities on state wildlife areas in Shawano, Outagamie, Waupaca & Winnebago counties.

65% Conduct grassland, wetland and forest wildlife habitat management activities.

25% Maintain and service equipment, including ATVs, UTVs, tractors, mowers, planters, trailers, pumps, etc.

10% Conduct wildlife surveys, assist with duck banding, disease surveillance (CWD), and other wildlife management activities.

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications:
- Possess general lands maintenance techniques, wildlife and plant identification skills, ability to communicate with property owners, loggers, farm operators, contractors, and conservation agency staff on a practical level.
- General knowledge & aptitude for using hand tools, chain saws, power tools, all-terrain vehicles, tractors, trucks & trailers

Preferred Qualifications:
- Ability to read & understand detailed land descriptions and conduct land navigational exercises
- Ability to work independently, be a team player, and be a motivated, self-starter with the ability to work with a wide range of people and attitudes.
- Knowledge of chain saw safety, operation and maintenance and may be required to attending training.
- Equipment use certifications

Note: This half time (20 hours/week) position may be hired in conjunction with the Wildlife Technician Advanced position - Job ID 13130 to work full time (40 hours/week). Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for both positions.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019

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

Kay M Brockman-Mederas
647 Lakeland Road
Shawano, WI 54166
RE: Job Code 13129

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: 9/16/2019