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Natural Resources, Department of

LTE Financial Specialist 

Job Announcement Code(s): 17-03056

Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
Financial Specialist 17-03056
    LTE Financial Specialist

Type of Employment:
Part Time (less than 40 hrs/week)
Starting pay is $15.42 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 02-11.
Summer Wilson, HR Assistant, 608-261-6408,
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Assessment Information:
See "How to Apply" below.

The Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Financial Specialist stationed at DNR Central Office in Madison.

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:   

Under the general supervision of the Environmental & Natural Resources Grants Section Chief, this position independently works with existing 7 grant program managers on tasks associated with administration of nearly 30 grant programs. Those tasks include: Review of applications for completeness; Keying of application data into review spreadsheets; Coordination of Council/Commission agenda, meeting materials, notes, meeting logistics, etc.; data entry of successful application into the Community Assistance Oracle System (CAOS) and PeopleSoft state accounting system; review of reimbursements requests for completeness; payment processing through PeopleSoft, creation of grant file records, records disposition in accordance with approved Bureau Records Disposition Authority, and other assigned duties.

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.

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 form upon hire. 


Required Qualifications:
- Ability to interpret and understand complex Wisconsin State Statutes and Wisconsin Administrative Codes.
- Ability to use computers, internet research tools, and Windows 10, and Microsoft Office.
- Ability to organize and prioritize workload and manage records.
- Excellent oral communication skills and writing skills.
- Experience working with databases or data entry; ability to learn Community Assistance Oracle System (CAOS) and PeopleSoft; training will be provided.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Training in project management and/or have skills resulting from past project management experience.

How To Apply:   

Submit Form 9100-162 LTE Application , resume and cover letter to the contact below via email or mail:

Mary Rose Teves
PO Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921
RE: Job Code 11656

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


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