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Natural Resources, Department of

Air Management Engineers (Multiple Positions) 

Job Announcement Code(s): 17-02316

Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
    Air Management Engineer

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Starting pay is between $45,760 and $58,240 annually ($22 - $28 per hour). 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 14-14.
Kelsey Scholtens, Human Resources Specialist, 608-266-8173,
Bargaining Unit:
Area of Competition:
Deadline to Apply:
The first review of application materials was held on October 19, 2017. Application materials will be accepted until the needs of the agency are met.
Assessment Information:
Preview Assessment  

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is looking for talented individuals to work for our Air Management Program in the Division of Environmental Management. Current undergraduate students nearing degree completion are encouraged to apply.

We are currently filling vacancies in the following locations:
Wausau, Waukesha, Madison, and Fitchburg. However, we anticipate vacancies in other geographic locations in the future.

*Please note: This is a continuous recruitment that may be used to fill similar vacancies throughout the state over the next 6 - 12 months as they occur. If you are interested in these positions, you should apply now. There is a section of the application where you can indicate in which count(ies) you are available to work. Please only check the counties you are seriously interested in. 

The DNR is dedicated to working with the citizens and businesses of Wisconsin while preserving and enhancing its natural resources. 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 activities. 

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 and meaningful work! Additionally, you may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program! Click here, for additional information about State Government positions.

Position Summary:   Air Management Engineers perform engineering evaluations of air contaminant sources within the State of Wisconsin with respect to air pollution control laws and rules.

Two main areas of focus are: (1) To use engineering principles to review and issue air pollution control construction and operation permits; and (2) To conduct inspections to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state air pollution control requirements. 

Air Management Engineers are responsible for assisting sources, governmental units, and the public in understanding the air management program. You are expected to achieve expertise in certain areas of air pollution control technology to fulfill the needs of the regional and statewide air management program.

The full position description for the Air Management Engineer position can be found here.

Special Notes:   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, and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

Travel within assigned counties is routine, with occasional travel to other locations in the state for site inspections, training, conferences and evening meetings.


To apply for these positions, you must meet at least one of the requirements below:
-Registration as a Professional Engineer,
-A degree in an Engineering field from a recognized college or university (or completion date within 6 months of application)
-Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certification
-Other record from the Department of Safety and Professional Services deeming you qualified to engage in professional engineering practice.

How To Apply:   

The first review of materials will occur on October 17, 2017. Subsequent reviews will occur throughout the year as vacancies arise until the needs of the department are met. We intend to correspond with applicants via email, therefore, please be sure to monitor your email regularly.

If you have not already done so, create an account by clicking the green “Log In” button at the top of the main Wisc.Jobs page. Click the “Create New Account” button and follow the directions. Once you have an account:
· Log in and view Job Announcement 17-02316
· Click "Preview Assessment" and follow the instructions to customize your job narrative cover letter & resume to the qualifications of this position
· Click the “Apply Now” button located in the upper right corner of the screen
· Review your job application, make any necessary updates and then click “Continue”
· Complete the Job Preferences screen and then click “Continue”
· Attach your job narrative cover letter and resume when prompted
· Read the Instructions page and then answer the question that follows
· Click “Save and Finalize Assessment” to submit your application
You will be sent an automatic e-mail confirming that the application process has been completed. We will also correspond via e-mail for assessment results and potentially interviews.

Current permanent classified state employees outside of the DNR or former permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration via transfer, voluntary demotion, or reinstatement must apply through WiscJobs.


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