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.
The Department of Natural Resourcesis 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.
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.
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.
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