Starting pay is between $52,000 and $60,320 annually ($25.00 - $29.00 per hour). Pay on appointment for current or former state employees may vary based on the applicable provisions in the State Compensation Plan. The State of Wisconsin provides an excellent benefits package including health care, vacation, sick leave, and retirement benefits. This position is non-represented in Pay Schedule/Range 15-03. A 12-month probationary period may be required.
The previous deadline date was 8/14/17. YOU MUST APPLY BEFORE 11:59PM CST ON 8/20/17 TO BE CONSIDERED IN THE FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICANTS, HOWEVER, WE WILL CONTINUE TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT HAVE BEEN MET.
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently filling three Hydrogeologist-Senior vacancies for the Waste & Materials Management Program in Eau Claire, Fitchburg, and Green Bay. However, we anticipate multiple vacancies in other geographic locations in the coming months and we intend to use this recruitment to fill those vacancies. If you are interested in these positions you should apply now.
In addition to many appealing benefits, the DNR offers a fun, casual work environment, flexible scheduling (depending on the position), and opportunities for career development. 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, meaningful work! For general information on State government employment consideration, click here.Position Summary:
The Waste Management Hydrogeologist is responsible for providing geologic and hydrogeologic expertise and oversight for solid and hazardous waste facility siting and performance in the Waste and Materials Management Program. Specifically, this involves implementation of the geologic and hydrogeological aspects of conducting inspections; plan review; project management of facility siting, construction, operation and closure; and evaluation of facility performance and long-term care. This position also provides oversight of projects involving beneficial use of industrial waste and non-metallic mine reclamation programs.
The person in this position functions as part of a regional team of program staff responsible for ensuring that assigned facilities are sited, operated, closed and maintained according to State laws and regulations and in a manner that protects human health and the environment.
Minimum qualifications to apply include education or experience related to hydrogeology (e.g. hydrogeology, geology, geologic/environmental/soil science, engineering with a hydrogeology emphasis, etc.) and experience monitoring, enforcing, or consulting on compliance with waste rules, guidance, or regulations. The best-qualified candidates will also have experience with the design and operation of landfill or other solid waste facilities and have a knowledge of State solid waste regulations.
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