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Contaminated Sediment Engineers - 3 openings! - Deadline Extended
Job Announcement Code: 1802768

Ashland , Brown , Douglas , Milwaukee , Washburn
Classification Title(s)/JAC:
  Job Working Title(s): 
  Contaminated Sediment Engineer
Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Starting pay is $28.00 - $32.00 ($58,240 - $66,560 annually). Employees with an active Professional Engineer license are eligible for $1.00 add-on. Pay on appointment for current or former state employees may vary based on the applicable provisions in the State Compensation Plan. These positions are in Pay Schedule / Range 14-13.
Kayla Weisensel, HR Specialist, 608-266-6831,
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Deadline to Apply:
This position was previously posted from 10/1/2018 - 10/17/2018. We have now extended the deadline. All applications must be complete and finalized by 11:59 pm CST on the deadline date.

The Department of Natural Resources is hiring 3 Contaminated Sediment Engineers within our Division of Environmental Management. 

Our current vacancies are in the following locations:
   1.) Spooner / Superior /Ashland
   2.) Green Bay
   3.) Milwaukee

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 fundraisers 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 will serve as a sediment engineer in the Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) program responsible for providing direction for sediment investigation and design projects and review of detailed engineering plans for sediment remediation involving assigned sediment cleanups. These duties include project management, development and review of detailed engineering designs for removal, processing, and disposal of contaminated sediment; and review, collection and analysis of applicable post removal evaluation data to determine adequacy of removal for assigned sites.

For a detailed position description, please 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.


To apply for these positions, you must meet at least one of the requirements below:
-A degree in an Engineering field from an ABET accredited college or university upon the position start date;
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;
-Registration as a Wisconsin Professional Engineer (PE) by the Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS);
-OR have a specific record issued by DSPS validating 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.

In addition to the above required qualifications, minimum qualifications include:

Education, training, and/or experience with contaminated sediment assessment and remediation (e.g. sediment mechanics, investigation and data analysis methods, remedial design concepts, etc)

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.  

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.