Starting pay is between $48,630 and $72,134 annually ($23.38 - $34.68 per hour). Pay on appointment for current or former state employees based on the State Compensation Plan. Current State employees applying as a transfer applicant will require DPM approval for pay on transfer increases. This position is in Pay Schedule/Range 15-03. A 12-month probation period is required.
The Department of Natural Resources is hiring an Aquatic Plant Management Team Leader in the Division of Environmental Management. This position will be stationed in the DNR Headquarters located at 101 S. Webster Street in the heart of downtown Madison, near the state capitol.
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. Come join the Department of Natural Resources where you can contribute to rewarding and meaningful work! Click here, for additional information about State Government positions.
This position is responsible for leading the Aquatic Plant Management (APM) team who ensure compliance with the APM permit program which protects beneficial aquatic plant communities and controls invasive aquatic plant species. Dutiesincludeworking withprogram management tocommunicate, workplan,budget and evaluate the APM subprogram'sactivities,ensuringthatstaffareadequatelytrained andreceivetheresourcesneededtocompleteassignmentsandthatcustomersareprovidedexcellentservice.
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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.
Minimally qualified candidates will have: • Experience interpreting and applying statutes, administrative codes or program guidance for regulated activities • Experience using pesticides in a regulated, commercial type setting • Training, education and/or experience with aquatic plant identification and management
Well-qualified candidates will have: • Experience using aquatic herbicides to control aquatic plants • Experience writing program regulations based on applicable statutes and administrative codes • Experience interpreting and applying statutes, administrative codes or program guidance related to natural resources, waterways, wetlands or similar • Training/coursework/certification in pesticide or herbicide use
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