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Business Services Coordinator 
Job Announcement Code: 1801877

Classification Title(s)/JAC:
  Job Working Title(s): 
  Business Services Coordinator
Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Starting pay is between $45,760 and $56,160 annually ($22.00 - $27.00 per hour). Pay on appointment for current or former state employees may vary based on the applicable provisions in the State Compensation Plan. This position is in Pay Schedule/Range 07-04.
Kelsey Scholtens, Human Resources Specialist, 608-266-8173,
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Deadline to Apply:
Applications must be complete and finalized before 11:59PM CST on the deadline date. Once you finalize, you cannot make changes to your application.

The Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Natural Resources Program Specialist-1 in the Remediation & Redevelopment Bureau of the Environmental Management Division. 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, the Madison Metro bus route and the Capital City bike path. In addition, there are tons of 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 fund raisers 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.

Position Summary:   This position provides professional budgetary, fiscal, and programmatic support throughout the state to all Remediation and Redevelopment staff. This position is responsible for the administration of the owner financial responsibility program with regard to sediment projects and program deductibles and fees, specifically the drafting and filing of liens, the review of financial responsibility proof documents, billings for Voluntary Party Liability Exemption, and the tracking of financial information in the state financial system and the program database (BRRTS). This position is responsible for working closely with the Contract Coordinator to ensure the timely entering of program purchase orders, payment of vendor invoices, compliance with public participation requirements, and tracking of project budgets. This position also helps develop, administer, maintain and disseminate policy and procedural information related to the program’s budget, workplans, performance metrics, fiscal soundness, and grant commitments. This position will process vouchers and all PECFA reimbursements until the program sunset in 2020. This position also serves as the program’s Records Coordinator and is responsible for the coordination of open records requests, retention and destruction of records, development and implementation of procedures, and the tracking and storing of programmatic records. This position administers the collection of program policy documents including management decisions and legal documents. This position provides support in reviewing operational and programmatic policies and procedures to identify efficiencies and inconsistencies; leads the tracking and reporting of Strategic Direction Plan actions; and also serves as the primary contact for internal review, editing and approval of the Director and Section Chiefs’ formal program documents.

The full position description can be found here.

Special Notes:   Employment will require the selected candidate to pass a criminal background check.

The 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, and to complete the required employment eligibility form (I9) upon hire.


Required qualifications include:
1.) Experience processing financial data using a financial management system
2.) Experience with electronic records management or open records
3.) Experience with technical writing or drafting documents with technical information for non-technical audiences
4.) Education or experience in environmental science; education or experience in policy development or implementation

Preferred qualifications include:
1.) Experience monitoring budget and fiscal data
2.) Project coordination
3.) Experience using PeopleSoft as a financial management system
4.) Experience with open records requests

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 18-01877
· 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
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.

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