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Kettle Moraine State Forest – Seasonal Opportunities (Eagle)

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Kettle Moraine State Forest – Seasonal Opportunities (Eagle)   

JOB TITLE:

Kettle Moraine State Forest – Seasonal Opportunities (Eagle)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Eagle Wiltz United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Introduction


We are dedicated to working with Wisconsinites while preserving and enhancing the natural resources of Wisconsin.
In partnership with individuals and organizations, DNR staff manage fish, wildlife, forests, parks, air and water resources while promoting a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor opportunities.

The Wisconsin DNR has multiple LTE (Limited Term Employee) positions available at our Kettle Moraine State Forest in Eagle, WI.

  • Park Rangers
  • Parks and Recreation Specialists

These positions are expected to begin in spring 2024, work through the summer, and end in the fall.
We have full-time positions available, as well as part-time positions that will work between 8-40 hours per week.

Longing to spend your summer in the great outdoors? Thinking about pursuing a natural resources career path? This opportunity is for you! Get outdoors, support our State Parks system, and gain valuable work experience with the WI DNR.
Why wouldn't you want to work in a park anyway?! I mean, really, it's a park.
This is awesome!!

Position Summary


Park Rangers are primarily responsible for facilitating customer service, facility and grounds maintenance, and public safety within state designated parks, forests, trails, and other lands managed by the Wisconsin State Park System within the Bureau of Parks and Recreation Management.
Specifically, these positions will provide recreation management, assistance with resource protection, as well as managing public safety through maintenance, facility management, and administrative activities within the assigned area.
These positions will maintain internal and external partnerships to include local government, local interests, and other key stakeholders to establish and promote management, public safety and contribute to protection goals.
position will assist with outreach, promotion, and public relations for the property.

30% - Perform grounds maintenance activities, perform repairs on park structures, conduct routine building cleaning, safely operate and maintain park equipment, maintain trails and water distribution systems.
support education programs by providing interpretive services such as guided hikes, and other functional efforts of the park.

25% - Assist with the visitor assistance program, maintain public use areas, operate department camping reservation systems, monitor recreation facilities, maintain detailed reports, records, and statistics.
Educate property visitors about user conduct rules, arboretums, and other education points at the property.

25% - Perform land management activities for the property, provide resource protection rule information to visitors, resolve visitor service issues.

20% - Conduct revenue activities (collect funds from self-pay stations, distribute fee violation notices, etc), disseminate information to public, and maintain records.

Parks and Recreation Specialists are responsible for a combination of outdoor maintenance and/or groundskeeping work in addition to providing customer service for property visitors and/or campers.
Parks and Recreation Specialists often operate machinery such as UTV's, ATV's, chainsaws, snowmobiles, hand tools, power tools, mowers, tractors and other motorized vehicles.

30% - Direct and perform recreation operations activities to ensure they conform to established standards to include mow grass, pick up litter, clean public use areas and beaches, painting, maintaining restrooms and campsites, remove trees and brush, repair and maintain trail surfaces, operate vehicles and light equipment and perform repairs and maintenance to equipment and buildings.

40% - Direct and conduct project management, repair, new construction, and resource management activities to facilities, property, and equipment to protect the capital investment, reduce damage, and costly repairs.
Perform grounds and maintenance activities to include repair work on trails, parking lots, roads, public access sites, and other public use areas.
Perform and/or assist other resource professionals on land and habitat management activities.

15% - Manage the administration of admission sticker sales and other fee charges.
Assign, audit and process sticker accounts to ensure control of such accounts as well as prompt remittances.

10% - Manage properties and their facilities to protect public health and safety.

5% - Assist the Recreation Specialist, Ranger, Park Manager and/or Property Superintendent with monitoring the work and performance of other team members or volunteers and any other duties as assigned.

Salary Information


These positions pay $15.
00 per hour and are in pay schedule and range 05-64 and 15-04.

Rates offered to selected applicants will depend on the experience of the candidate and the position being offered.
Compensation will be set in accordance with the State Compensation Plan.

Job Details


These are Limited Term Employment (LTE) positions.
LTE positions do not automatically lead to permanent state employment or enjoy the same benefits as permanent employees; however, these positions do offer valuable work experience and an opportunity to learn more about career opportunities with the Department of Natural Resources and the State of Wisconsin.

LTE employees are limited to working 1039 hours per position within a twelve-month period.

The Department of Natural Resources conducts criminal background checks on final applicants prior to a job offer.
Please note that a criminal charge or conviction on your record will not necessarily disqualify you from state employment.
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 Department of Natural Resources does not sponsor work visas at the time of hire or anytime during employment.
All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete the required Employment Eligibility I-9 form upon 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.

Qualifications


In addition to the required qualifications below, the selected candidates must be eligible to drive a state vehicle and meet the following criteria:

  • Have a valid drivers license
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a minimum of two years of licensed driving experience
  • Have not had three (3) or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the past two (2) years
  • Have no OWI/DUI violations within the past year


Required Qualifications:

Park Ranger

  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and the public
  • Customer service and cash handling experience
  • Knowledge, skills and experience of general maintenance operation
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and punctual
  • Ability to work a modified schedule; nights, weekends, holidays, etc.

Parks and Recreation Specialist

  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and the public
  • Customer service and cash handling experience
  • Knowledge, skills and experience of general maintenance operation
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and punctual
  • Ability to work a modified schedule; nights, weekends, holidays, etc.

How To Apply


Click the Apply for Job button and follow the directions.
You will be required to either enter information about your work experience, or upload a resume.
You will also be allowed to upload a letter of qualifications describing how you meet the qualifications for the available positions, if you wish to include one in your application.
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.

Please note that the Wisc.
Jobs system will time you out after 30 minutes of activity, so be sure to save your work often to avoid having to re-start the application process.

For any position-related questions, please feel free to contact Brian.
Lemke@wisconsin.
gov.

For technical questions and troubleshooting related to the Wisc.
Jobs site, please visit Commonly Asked Questions.

Your resume and/or work experience are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job.
For instructions on developing your resume and what should be included in these materials, click here.

Deadline to Apply


Applications must be received by 11:59pm, Central Time, on March 11th, 2024 in order to be considered.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

15 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707131988-820d3003cdc4afd53680516b62f85558

LOCATION:

Wiltz United States

CITY:

Eagle

Job Origin:

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Introduction


We are dedicated to working with Wisconsinites while preserving and enhancing the natural resources of Wisconsin. In partnership with individuals and organizations, DNR staff manage fish, wildlife, forests, parks, air and water resources while promoting a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor opportunities.

The Wisconsin DNR has multiple LTE (Limited Term Employee) positions available at our Kettle Moraine State Forest in Eagle, WI.

  • Park Rangers
  • Parks and Recreation Specialists

These positions are expected to begin in spring 2024, work through the summer, and end in the fall. We have full-time positions available, as well as part-time positions that will work between 8-40 hours per week.

Longing to spend your summer in the great outdoors? Thinking about pursuing a natural resources career path? This opportunity is for you! Get outdoors, support our State Parks system, and gain valuable work experience with the WI DNR. Why wouldn't you want to work in a park anyway?! I mean, really, it's a park. This is awesome!!

Position Summary


Park Rangers are primarily responsible for facilitating customer service, facility and grounds maintenance, and public safety within state designated parks, forests, trails, and other lands managed by the Wisconsin State Park System within the Bureau of Parks and Recreation Management. Specifically, these positions will provide recreation management, assistance with resource protection, as well as managing public safety through maintenance, facility management, and administrative activities within the assigned area. These positions will maintain internal and external partnerships to include local government, local interests, and other key stakeholders to establish and promote management, public safety and contribute to protection goals. position will assist with outreach, promotion, and public relations for the property.

30% - Perform grounds maintenance activities, perform repairs on park structures, conduct routine building cleaning, safely operate and maintain park equipment, maintain trails and water distribution systems. support education programs by providing interpretive services such as guided hikes, and other functional efforts of the park.

25% - Assist with the visitor assistance program, maintain public use areas, operate department camping reservation systems, monitor recreation facilities, maintain detailed reports, records, and statistics. Educate property visitors about user conduct rules, arboretums, and other education points at the property.

25% - Perform land management activities for the property, provide resource protection rule information to visitors, resolve visitor service issues.

20% - Conduct revenue activities (collect funds from self-pay stations, distribute fee violation notices, etc), disseminate information to public, and maintain records.

Parks and Recreation Specialists are responsible for a combination of outdoor maintenance and/or groundskeeping work in addition to providing customer service for property visitors and/or campers. Parks and Recreation Specialists often operate machinery such as UTV's, ATV's, chainsaws, snowmobiles, hand tools, power tools, mowers, tractors and other motorized vehicles.

30% - Direct and perform recreation operations activities to ensure they conform to established standards to include mow grass, pick up litter, clean public use areas and beaches, painting, maintaining restrooms and campsites, remove trees and brush, repair and maintain trail surfaces, operate vehicles and light equipment and perform repairs and maintenance to equipment and buildings.

40% - Direct and conduct project management, repair, new construction, and resource management activities to facilities, property, and equipment to protect the capital investment, reduce damage, and costly repairs. Perform grounds and maintenance activities to include repair work on trails, parking lots, roads, public access sites, and other public use areas. Perform and/or assist other resource professionals on land and habitat management activities.

15% - Manage the administration of admission sticker sales and other fee charges. Assign, audit and process sticker accounts to ensure control of such accounts as well as prompt remittances.

10% - Manage properties and their facilities to protect public health and safety.

5% - Assist the Recreation Specialist, Ranger, Park Manager and/or Property Superintendent with monitoring the work and performance of other team members or volunteers and any other duties as assigned.

Salary Information


These positions pay $15.00 per hour and are in pay schedule and range 05-64 and 15-04.

Rates offered to selected applicants will depend on the experience of the candidate and the position being offered. Compensation will be set in accordance with the State Compensation Plan.

Job Details


These are Limited Term Employment (LTE) positions. LTE positions do not automatically lead to permanent state employment or enjoy the same benefits as permanent employees; however, these positions do offer valuable work experience and an opportunity to learn more about career opportunities with the Department of Natural Resources and the State of Wisconsin.

LTE employees are limited to working 1039 hours per position within a twelve-month period.

The Department of Natural Resources conducts criminal background checks on final applicants prior to a job offer. Please note that a criminal charge or conviction on your record will not necessarily disqualify you from state employment. 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 Department of Natural Resources does not sponsor work visas at the time of hire or anytime during employment. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete the required Employment Eligibility I-9 form upon 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.

Qualifications


In addition to the required qualifications below, the selected candidates must be eligible to drive a state vehicle and meet the following criteria:

  • Have a valid drivers license
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a minimum of two years of licensed driving experience
  • Have not had three (3) or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the past two (2) years
  • Have no OWI/DUI violations within the past year


Required Qualifications:

Park Ranger

  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and the public
  • Customer service and cash handling experience
  • Knowledge, skills and experience of general maintenance operation
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and punctual
  • Ability to work a modified schedule; nights, weekends, holidays, etc.

Parks and Recreation Specialist

  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and the public
  • Customer service and cash handling experience
  • Knowledge, skills and experience of general maintenance operation
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and punctual
  • Ability to work a modified schedule; nights, weekends, holidays, etc.

How To Apply


Click the Apply for Job button and follow the directions. You will be required to either enter information about your work experience, or upload a resume. You will also be allowed to upload a letter of qualifications describing how you meet the qualifications for the available positions, if you wish to include one in your application. 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.

Please note that the Wisc.Jobs system will time you out after 30 minutes of activity, so be sure to save your work often to avoid having to re-start the application process.

For any position-related questions, please feel free to contact Brian.Lemke@wisconsin.gov.

For technical questions and troubleshooting related to the Wisc.Jobs site, please visit Commonly Asked Questions.

Your resume and/or work experience are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on developing your resume and what should be included in these materials, click here.

Deadline to Apply


Applications must be received by 11:59pm, Central Time, on March 11th, 2024 in order to be considered.


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