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Natural Resources, Department of

LTE Forestry Specialists 

Job Announcement Code(s): 19-00066

County(ies):
Ashland, Bayfield, Florence, Forest, Langlade, Oconto, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor
Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
FORESTRY SPECIALIST 19-00066
    LTE Forestry Specialist

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Salary:
Starting rate of pay is between $20.00 and $24.00 per hour depending upon experience and training.
Contact:
Summer Wilson, HR Assistant, 608-261-6408, summer.wilson@wisconsin.gov
Bargaining Unit:
Non-Represented
Area of Competition:
Open
Deadline to Apply:
Open
Application materials will be reviewed monthly and qualified applicants will be invited to interview based on available positions.
Assessment Information:
See "How to Apply" below.


The Department of Natural Resources has an excellent opportunity to be a part of sustainable management and protection of Wisconsin's forestlands. The Division of Forestry is hiring multiple LTE Forestry Specialists stationed throughout the state!

Position Summary:   

Under the general guidance of the District Forestry leader and National Forest liaisons, this LTE Forestry Specialist position will work in a team and independently, planning and implementing professional level forestry activities. This position will assist with the inventory, planning and implementation of forest management practices on Good Neighbor Authority application on the CNNF National Forest lands. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing many aspects of timber sales establishment, sale administration, and forest reconnaissance work located primarily in Ashland, Bayfield, Forest, Florence, Langlade, Oconto, Price, Rusk, Sawyer and Taylor Counties with potential additional work in other CNNF Districts. The majority of the work is fieldwork with a compliment of office follow up reporting. This temporary position is anticipated to work 40 hours per week for approximately 6 months out of the year (1039 hours).

Special Notes:   

These are limited term (LTE) positions. Limited term positions do not automatically lead to or have 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.

Qualifications:   

Candidates must have a forestry degree or demonstrable comparable field experience in forest management.

How To Apply:   

To Apply: Submit resume and references to the contact below via email or mail:

Jeff Olsen
Jeffrey.Olsen@wisconsin.gov
107 Sutliff Ave.
Rhinelander, WI 54501-3349

Application materials will be reviewed monthly and qualified applicants will be invited to interview based on available positions.

 

 
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