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Natural Resources, Department of

Fisheries Management Section Chief- Career Executive 

Job Announcement Code(s): 18-03541

County(ies):
Dane
Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
NAT RES PROGRAM MANAGER 18-03541
    Fisheries Management Section Chief

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Salary:
Starting pay is between $81,120.00 and $89,440.00 annually ($39.00 - $43.00 per hour). Pay on appointment for current or former state employees may vary based on the applicable provisions in the State Compensation Plan. Current State employees applying as a transfer applicant will require DPM approval for pay on transfer increases. Please contact the HR Specialist for more information. This position is in Pay Schedule/Range 81-02.
Contact:
Rebecca Rupnow, Human Resources Specialist, 608-261-6447, Rebecca.Rupnow@wisconsin.gov
Bargaining Unit:
Non-Represented
Area of Competition:
Open
Deadline to Apply:
1/21/2019
Applications must be complete and finalized before 11:59PM CST on the deadline date. Once you finalize, you cannot make changes to your application.
Assessment Information:
56830 -  105  NAT RES PROGRAM MANAGER 
Preview Assessment  

The Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Fisheries Management Section Chief position in the Natural Resources Program Manager classification within the Division of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, Bureau of Fisheries.  The location of this position will be at the central office in Madison. 

The Wisconsin DNR is located at 101 S. Webster Street in the heart of downtown Madison, near the state capitol, the Madison Metro bus route and the Capital City bike path. In addition, there are many nearby restaurants and shopping venues.  In partnership with individuals and organizations, the 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 fundraisers 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:   

This position supervises the Fisheries Bureau management section staff and develops, implements, and evaluates statewide policy for the fisheries management program. This position oversees budget, policy development and implementation for various statewide programs. The position may also represent the Department and Bureau on committees for the Great Lakes Fisheries Commission and is a liaison to other state, federal and tribal agencies. The Fisheries Management Section Chief also represents the Department on various review panels for programs like the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act.


To view the complete position description, click 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 by completing the required I-9 form upon hire.

Qualifications:   

Required qualifications for the position include education and experience in:

-Fisheries biology, ecology, management, and policy. 

-Collaborating with external stakeholders.

-Leadership/ coaching experience with a team.

In addition to the required qualifications, Preferred qualifications for position include education and experience in:

-Direct supervision of employees.

-Developing, implementing, and evaluating program work plans and budgets.

How To Apply:   

Current state employees with Career Executive status should apply through Wisc.Jobs. 

All other candidates should also apply through Wisc.Jobs.

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 1803541

  • 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

Your cover letter and resume 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 cover letter and what should be included in these materials, click here.

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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