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Open: http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=43778 <http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=43778&jobid=43293&index=true> &jobid=43293&index=true
Natural Resources, Department of
Upland Wildlife and Farm Bill Specialist
Job Announcement Code(s): 10-04486
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NAT RES STAFF SPECIALIST 10-04486
Upland Wildlife Ecologist
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Full Time (40 hrs/week)
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Starting pay will be between $45,088 - $74,397 annually and includes an excellent benefits package. A six month probationary period will be required. This position is in pay schedule and range 81-03.
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Jacquelyn Koeller, Human Resources Specialist, 608-266-1407, [log in to unmask]
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56040 - 018 NAT RES STAFF SPECIALIST
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The <http://dnr.wi.gov/> Department of Natural Resources is dedicated to the preservation, protection, effective management, and maintenance of Wisconsin's natural resources. The Division of Land, Bureau of Wildlife Management is seeking an Upland Wildlife and Farm Bill Specialist.
Location: This position will be located in downtown Madison, WI.
Job Duties <http://UrlBlockedError.aspx> : This position will develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the statewide upland wildlife habitat, population, and harvest management programs for public and private lands. This will be accomplished in cooperation with other federal and county governments, other state agencies, and other public and private organizations. A major responsibility of this position is to decide what projects will be funded and staffed through the Pheasant Stamp and Turkey Stamp accounts. This position will write strategic plans for management of upland wildlife species. This position will also develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the Department's policies on farm programs that affect wildlife, and will serve as Wildlife Management's representative to the USDA on all farm bills affecting habitat on private lands. The incumbent will also serve as the liaison to Wisconsin's congressional delegation on federal farm bill issues.
Special Notes <http://UrlBlockedError.aspx> : Frequent statewide travel and occasional out-of-state travel will be required.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities <http://UrlBlockedError.aspx> : An eligible candidate will have the knowledge, skills and abilities of, but not limited to:
Wildlife conservation principles,
Federal farm programs,
Game hunting regulations,
Public Speaking, and
Oral and written communications.
How To Apply <http://UrlBlockedError.aspx> : Apply Online! Preview the exam by clicking the Preview Exam link at the top of this page to read the instructions and to prepare your responses in a word processing document. Your response to the two (2) questions is the examination and will be used to determine your eligibility for this vacancy. Once you have completed your response to the examination, follow the steps below.
Step 1: If you have not already done so, you will need to create an account.
Step 2: After you are logged in and are viewing the announcement, click 'Apply Now'.
Step 3: Provide your personal information and job preferences.
Step 4: Paste in your responses to the exam and click 'Finalize'.
If you need assistance with the online application process, contact Jacquelyn Koeller at 266-1407 or <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask]
The deadline to apply will be Friday, October 15, 2010.
Join the many men and women dedicated to the protection and sustainable management of Wisconsin's water. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job applicants and employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.