Laborers are responsible for providing maintenance support throughout the property. This involves working outdoors and includes the inspection, cleaning and groundskeeping of buildings, facilities, campgrounds, day-use, and picnic areas throughout the property. Laborers often operate machinery such as UTV’s, ATV’s, chainsaws, snowmobiles, hand tools, power tools, mowers, tractors and other motorized vehicles.
45% - Mow grass. Pick up litter. Clean beach areas, restrooms, campfire rings and picnic grills. Remove trees and brush.
25% - Perform general maintenance duties. Develop and maintain trail surfaces. Install signs. Haul garbage, paint grills and picnic tables.
15% - Operate vehicles and light equipment.
15% - Perform minor plumbing and electrical duties.
These positions pay between $12-$14 per hour and are in pay schedule and range 03-08. For current and eligible former State employees, compensation will be set in accordance with the State Compensation Plan.
This is a Limited Term Employment (LTE) position. LTE positions do not automatically lead to permanent state employment or enjoy the same benefits as permanent employees; however, these positions do offer valuable work experience and an opportunity to learn more about career opportunities with the Department of Natural Resources and the State of Wisconsin.
LTE employees are limited to working 1039 hours per position within a twelve-month period.
In order to be considered for this position, you must be a resident of the State of Wisconsin.
The Department of Natural Resources conducts criminal background checks on final applicants before they can be offered a position. Please note that a criminal charge or conviction on your record will not necessarily disqualify you from state employment. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the DNR does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. 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 by completing the required I-9 form upon hire.
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.
Knowledge, skills and experience with general maintenance operations
Building and/or groundskeeping repair or maintenance experience
Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and punctual
Ability to work a modified schedule; nights, weekends, holidays, etc
How To Apply
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For any position-related questions, please feel free to contact Paul.Zajackowski@wisconsin.gov.
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Deadline to Apply
Applications must be received by 11:59pm, Central Time, on August 21st 2023 in order to be considered.