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Natural Resources, Department of

LTE - Fisheries Technician 

Job Announcement Code(s): 17-01768

Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
    LTE - Fisheries Technician

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Starting pay is between $12.00-$12.50 per hour depending on experience and training. Pay on appointment for current or former state employees may vary based on the applicable provisions in the State Compensation Plan. This position is in Pay Schedule/Range 06-11.
Summer Wilson, HR Assistant, 608-261-6408,
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Deadline to Apply:

Assessment Information:
See "How to Apply" below.

The Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Fisheries Technician stationed at our Brule Ranger Station.

The DNR is an inclusive, diverse agency that prides itself on commitment to sustainability and giving back to the community by participating in fund raisers for charities. Come join the Department of Natural Resources where you can contribute to rewarding and meaningful work!

Position Summary:   

This position involves conducting interviews and collecting data from sport anglers fishing the Brule River. Angler interviews are conducted at designated access sites. Interview data include start and end time, target species, and identification and measurement of harvested fish.

Job duties include: Independently or under general supervision perform creel census clerk duties and collect fish information on designated waters. Measure, weigh and identify fish caught. Interview anglers. Record data. Compile and analyze data and prepare written documentation and/or reports. Lead other LTE Fisheries Technicians performing creel census duties. Assist with other fisheries sampling as needed.

Special Notes:   

This is a limited term (LTE) position. Limited term positions do not automatically lead to or enjoy the same benefits as permanent employment, but this position does 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 within a twelve-month period. In order to be considered for 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.


Required Qualifications Include:
Ability to accurately identify common Wisconsin fish to species name.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Able to work independently with limited supervision.
Willing to work early morning and late evening hours according to an irregular assigned schedule.

How To Apply:   Submit Form 9100-162 LTE Application (hard copy also available at most DNR offices) , resume, cover letter and references to the contact below via email or mail:

Terry L. Margenau

141 S 3rd St Bayfield, WI 54814-0589

RE: Job Code 11461

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


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