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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Title: LTE - FISHERIES TECHNICIAN-ADV

Contact: Laura L Stremick-Thompson

Location: Kettle Moraine Southern Unit State Forest, S91 W39091 Highway 59, Eagle, WI 53119

Telephone Number: (920) 387-7876

Hourly Rate: $12.500 per hour.

Duration: Job starts approximately May 10, 2020

Job Description:

LTE - Fisheries Technician - Advanced

This position will independently perform creel survey clerk duties and collect fish information on Nagawicka Lake in Waukesha County. This involves interviewing anglers at shore fishing locations and boat launch; recording data; as well as identifying, measuring, and weighing fish caught by anglers. The Fisheries Technician will be responsible for compiling and analyzing data and preparing written documentation and/or reports regarding the creel survey. This position will require some early morning and evening work. It also requires working all weekends and holidays.

70% - Independently perform creel survey clerk duties and collect fish information on Nagawicka Lake in Waukesha County. Identify, measure, and weigh fish caught; interview anglers; record data.

20% - Compile and analyze data and prepare written documentation and/or reports.

10% - Assist with training other LTE Fisheries Technicians in performing creel survey duties.

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications:
- Knowledge of common Wisconsin fish species
- Ability to accurately identify common Wisconsin fish to species name
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work independently with limited supervision
- Ability to safely to approach anglers where they commonly fish
- Must be willing to work in inclement weather
- Must be able to work early mornings, evenings and all weekends and holidays

Preferred Qualifications:
- Fisheries related degree or college coursework
- Volunteer or work experience related to fisheries


Application Deadline: April 1, 2020

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

Laura L Stremick-Thompson
N7725 Highway 28
Horicon, WI 53032
RE: Job Code 13885

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.

**** 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