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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: $13.000 per hour.

Duration: Job starts approximately April 12, 2020

Job Description:

LTE - Facilities Repair Worker

The Northern Highland American Legion State Forest is hiring 2 seasonal staff members who will perform a crucial role in maintaining the state forest through the busy season. These positions primarily work in our campgrounds to maintain them to our high expectations. The positions offer a great experience and possible stepping stone for future work with the DNR, in recreation, or in natural resources management. Some employees in these positions will work mid-April to mid-October and some will work approximately Memorial Day to Labor Day.

50% - Perform cleaning in forest use areas - daily cleaning of campground toilet/shower facilities, cleaning fire rings and grills, picking up litter, etc.

45% - Perform various maintenance tasks in use areas - painting, lawn mowing, light carpentry, brush cutting, hazard tree cutting, repairing picnic tables, and other miscellaneous maintenance duties.

5% - Conduct safety inspections and identify hazards.

Knowledge Required:

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

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with cleaning/janitorial work
- Experience in light maintenance and landscaping
- Experience using a variety of hand and power tools
- High level of attention to detail

Application Deadline: July 10, 2020

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

Joseph K Fieweger
4125 Forestry Headquarters
Boulder Junction, WI 54512
RE: Job Code 13592

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.

The DNR is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

Last revised: 8/5/2020