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Natural Resources, Department of

Wastewater Engineer 

Job Announcement Code(s): 19-02262

Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
    Wastewater Engineer

    Wastewater Engineer

    Wastewater Engineer

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Pay for Entry is $17.96-$29.03 ($37,356-$60,382 annually). Pay for Senior & Advanced is $23.38-$37.83 ($48,630-$78,686 annually). Pay upon appointment for current or former state employees may vary based on 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/Ranges 14-14 (entry) and 14-13 (senior/advanced)
Kelsey Scholtens, Human Resources Specialist, 608-266-8173,
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Deadline to Apply:
Applications must be complete and finalized before 11:59PM central on the deadline date. Once you finalize, you cannot make changes to your application.
Assessment Information:
Preview Assessment  

The Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Wastewater Engineer at the entry, senior, or advanced level in the Division of Environmental Management, stationed at our Central Office located downtown Madison.

In addition to many appealing benefits, the DNR offers a fun, engaging work environment, flexible scheduling (depending on the position), exceptional training 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.

Position Summary:   The purpose of the position is to issue WPDES permits to complex industrial dischargers, serve as a subject matter expert on identified topics, and review and approve plans and specifications for industrial treatment and storage systems. This position is responsible for administering the department’s WPDES and plan review programs to ensure compliance with water quality standards and other requirements of the Clean Water Act. This position is integral to efforts to protect water quality around Wisconsin and ensure that industries provide adequate levels of treatment needed to meet surface water and groundwater standards.

Please review the entry, senior, and advanced position descriptions for additional information.

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:   Minimally qualified candidates will have one of the following:
• Registration as a Professional Engineer as determined by the Department of Safety and Professional Services per s. 443.04, Wis. Stats
• A specific record, issued by the professional engineering section of the Department of Safety and Professional Services, showing 4 years or more of experience in engineering work of a character satisfactory to the professional engineering section AND satisfactory completion of the fundamentals of engineering exam
• Graduated or will graduate by time of appointment from a recognized college or university with a degree in a related engineering field
• Equivalent professional training and practical experience so as to be deemed a professional engineer as defined in Department of Safety and Professional Services per s. 443.01, Wis. Stats. AND also deemed to be qualified to engage in professional engineering practice as determined by the Department of Safety and Professional Services per s. 443.04 or 443.05, Wis. Stats.

How To Apply:   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, click "Preview Assessment" and follow the instructions to create your custom cover letter & resume for this recruitment. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Add the new documents to your account before applying. 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 other steps in the selection process.

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.   

Qualified veterans with a 30%-or-more service-connected disability are eligible for non-competitive appointment to permanent positions in classified civil service under s. 230.275, WI Stats. For information on how to apply under this provision, please contact the Human Resources Specialist listed above. Current State employees are not eligible for non-competitive appointment.

Current permanent classified state employees and former permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration via transfer, voluntary demotion or reinstatement must apply through Wisc.Jobs.

The DNR is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.


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