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Subject: WDNR Hiring 7 Permanent Adv Mgt Fish Techs

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources<;!!HXCxUKc!iRcL5MLDGTitVelx0mPaHDi3NsZeIW0_V3G0CWkD37Y4x2a6FhP8L66dz8RQ36s$> (DNR), Bureau of Fisheries Management is recruiting to fill several Fisheries Technician- Advanced (Fisheries Management Technician) position vacancies. Current position openings are located in Fitchburg (Dane county), LaCrosse (LaCrosse county), Milwaukee (Milwaukee county), Prairie Du Chien (Crawford county), Superior (Douglas county), and Woodruff (Oneida county).
Please note that there are three Great Lakes based positions (two in Milwaukee and one in Superior) and four inland based positions included in this current recruitment.  All of these positions have the same basic responsibilities, but the application of those responsibilities is unique depending on the work location.  For example, the Great Lakes positions have responsibilities that include conducting fisheries surveys on Lake Michigan and Lake Superior using very large vessels and large sampling gear; the Mississippi River based positions (one in Prairie du Chien and one in La Crosse) work primarily on the Mississippi River and its tributaries; and the Woodruff and Fitchburg positions work primarily on inland lakes and streams
We will use the applicant list generated from this recruitment to fill upcoming Fisheries Technician- Advanced positions in the next 6- 12 months.  If you are interested in a current or future Fisheries Technician- Advanced position, you should **APPLY NOW.**
State of Wisconsin benefits<;!!HXCxUKc!iRcL5MLDGTitVelx0mPaHDi3NsZeIW0_V3G0CWkD37Y4x2a6FhP8L66dFZNBIKY$> include excellent health insurance options, ample leave time, a business casual office atmosphere, and an exceptional employee assistance program that offers a variety of programs and tools to help promote wellness. We offer a team-oriented atmosphere and a focus on work-life balance, flexible working schedules for most positions, and the ability to flex hours with supervisor approval.

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Position Summary

The Fisheries Management Technician performs a wide range of activities while serving at a paraprofessional level in support of the Senior Fisheries Biologist in assigned counties.  General duties include planning and conducting biological surveys; performing data-entry and analysis, assisting with technical and scientific report writing; planning and conducting stream and lake habitat projects; assisting with lands maintenance, acquisition and fishing access development activities; performing equipment and facilities maintenance; assisting with public information and education efforts; directing the work activities of Field Unit limited term employees; and performing other support and administrative activities as assigned.
For a detailed position description, click here<;!!HXCxUKc!iRcL5MLDGTitVelx0mPaHDi3NsZeIW0_V3G0CWkD37Y4x2a6FhP8L66d9azjr_c$>.
Salary Information

Starting pay is $19.86/ hour for this position ($41,308 annually). Pay on appointment for current or former state employees is based on the State Compensation Plan. Current State employees applying as a transfer applicant will require DPM approval for a pay increase.
This position is in Pay Schedule / Range 06-14.  A 12-month probationary period may be required.

Job Details

Employment will require the selected candidate to pass a background check. DNR does not sponsor work visas, thus, in compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify eligibility to work in the United States by completing the required I-9<;!!HXCxUKc!iRcL5MLDGTitVelx0mPaHDi3NsZeIW0_V3G0CWkD37Y4x2a6FhP8L66d5T6wXp0$> form upon hire.
All state employees are required to report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not, and must provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment.

Please describe the below qualifications in your resume and letter of qualifications to be considered for this position:
Required qualifications for this position include knowledge and experience in ALL of the following:

  *   Fish taxonomy/ identification, fish management and/ or fish ecology.
  *   Fish sampling techniques such as use of fyke, seine, or gill nets and/or electroshocking equipment.
  *   Collecting and organizing biological data.

Best-qualified applicants will also have the following preferred qualifications:

  *   An earned Bachelor’s degree or higher in Fisheries Biology, ichthyology, ecology, zoology, or related field.
  *   Experience leading a team to accomplish biological or ecological surveys or habitat improvement projects.
How To Apply

PLEASE NOTE: The job application is set to time-out after 30 minutes of inactivity.  To avoid losing any updates to your application, make sure to Save often.
Click the “Apply for Job” button and follow the directions.
**Be sure to select ALL of the counties that you are interested in working in.**
You will be able to save your application as many times as needed and make edits up until the point you submit your application. Once you submit your application, you will not be able to make any updates to the application or any materials submitted.
Your letter of qualifications and resume are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. Your letter of qualifications and resume together must be limited to a maximum of four (4) typewritten pages total. For instructions on developing your resume and cover letter and what should be included in these materials, click here<;!!HXCxUKc!iRcL5MLDGTitVelx0mPaHDi3NsZeIW0_V3G0CWkD37Y4x2a6FhP8L66dqo1c2co$>.
References are not necessary at this time.
For questions regarding the application process, please contact Rebecca Rupnow in Human Resources at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
For technical troubleshooting related to the Wisc.Jobs site, contact the Wisc.Jobs Help Desk at 608-267-1012 or [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
Current state employees must apply through STAR ESS<;!!HXCxUKc!iRcL5MLDGTitVelx0mPaHDi3NsZeIW0_V3G0CWkD37Y4x2a6FhP8L66duCl94O4$> on the Careers Tile. Former permanent classified state employees must apply through Wisc.Jobs.

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.
Deadline to Apply

The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. central time on April 3, 2022. Late applications will not be considered

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Mike Donofrio
Fisheries Team Supervisor – Fisheries Management/Fish, Wildlife and Parks Division
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
101 N Ogden Rd, Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mobile: (715) 923-1156
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