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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Employment Announcement


Title: LTE - IS SYSTMS DEVMNT SERVICES SPEC

Contact: Brigit E. Brown

Location: GEF2 DNR Central Office, 101 S Webster Street, Madison, WI 53703

Telephone Number: (608) 219-1295

Hourly Rate: Between $24.00 - $28.00 per hour depending on experience and training.

Duration: Job starts approximately May 24, 2021

Job Description:

LTE - GIS Systems Development Specialist

This position will be primarily responsible for developing and providing GIS-based services and performing GIS-based functions for the Wisconsin State Park System and the Bureau of Parks and Recreation Management. Duties will include the development of data systems to collect, analyze, and present GIS data. This position will maintain and provide GIS data as well as develop new applications to present GIS data to staff and the public.

The DNR would like to hire this position in tandem with the GIS Data Services Specialist. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for both positions.

50% - Development of data systems to collect, analyze and present GIS data
- Create and maintain data collection and cartographic standards. Develop methods and program to collect and update GIS data for Bureau of Parks and Recreation lands. Work through internal processes on approval of program. Work with field staff and potentially volunteers to implement program.

25% - Maintain and provide GIS Data
- Ensure data is current and available for internal and external use, in formats and using methods specified by stakeholders.Work with the Bureau of Technology Services to build and maintain Enterprise data, for example for trails and for hunting on Bureau of Parks and Recreation Management lands.

25% - Develop new applications and other methods to provide and present GIS data to staff and the public
- Investigate and propose applications for providing public access to mapping of program properties and recreational uses on Department of Natural Resources public lands.

Knowledge Required:

Required Qualifications:
- Expertise in using ESRI tools and data structures
- Experience in creating GIS databases
- Experience with GIS data processing and maintenance
- Knowledge of geographic reference systems

Preferred Qualifications:
- GIS database infrastructure creation experience
- App development experience
- Experience managing GIS projects


Application Deadline: March 11, 2021

To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to:

Brigit E. Brown
PO Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921
RE: Job Code 14358

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

Additional Information:

The DNR would like to hire this position in tandem with the GIS Data Services Specialist. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for both positions.

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: 4/15/2021