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Natural Resources, Department of

Area Wildlife Supervisor 

Job Announcement Code(s): 19-02656

Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
    Area Wildlife Supervisor

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Starting pay is between $75,504 and $80,267 annually ($36.30 - $38.59) per hour). depending on experience and qualifications. Pay on appointment for current or former state employees may vary according to the applicable pay transaction provisions of the 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 81-03.
Rebecca Rupnow, Human Resources Specialist, 608-261-6447,
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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 three (3) Area Wildlife Supervisor positions in the Natural Resources Area Supervisor classification within the Division of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, Bureau of Wildlife Management.  The office locations for these positions are: Black River Falls Service Center (Jackson County), Peshtigo Service Center (Marinette County), and Wisconsin Rapids Service Center (Wood County).  

**We may be using the applicant pool generated from this recruitment posting to fill additional Area Wildlife Supervisor positions within the next six months.  If you are interested in any of these three current position openings or a future opening, you should apply now.

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 sustainabilit. 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:   

The Area Wildlife Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of area wildlife management team members and implementation of all aspects of the wildlife management program within the assigned area.  The position in Wisconsin Rapids will also supervise lower level supervisors.  The position ensures the integration of DNR programs (Natural Heritage Conservation, Forestry, Parks and Recreation Management and Law Enforcement) with the wildlife management program.  The Area Wildlife Supervisor will monitor and enforce compliance with statutes, rules, handbooks, and other program policies.  The position will also partner and seek additional partnership opportunities with non-departmental wildlife professionals.

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.

First round interviews will be held in Steven's Point and Skype will be available as an option for candidates who must travel extreme distances.


In order to be minimally qualified for this position, Required qualifications include:

Education, training, or experiences in Wildlife Management, Ecology, Biology, or related field.

Leadership experience while working with a team.

In addition to the required qualifications, Preferred qualifications for this position include:

Official supervisory experience with direct reports.

An earned master's degree or higher in Wildlife Management, Ecology, Biology, or related field.

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:

  • Log in and view Job Announcement 1902656
  • 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.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at the DNR. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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