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LTE- Natural Resources Financial Assistance Specialist

Employer:
Wisconsin DNR
Job Field:
Wildlife
Job Type:
Part Time
Location:
Wisconsin
Location Detail:
Madison, WI
Job Description:

This position supports the partnering efforts from the Wetlands Program with other agencies, non-profit organizations, foundations, corporations, and private land owners. 40% manages and writes grants, especially North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grants.
20% - Assists coordination with multiple partners outside of the agency to develop grant projects and partnership agreements. Serves as the primary contact for Wildlife field staff and other bureaus to coordinate wetland and waterfowl management grant activities.
20% - Works with the Bureau of Finance to obtain grant application approvals, track grant activities, and provide budget amendments. Assists with budget monitoring, invoicing, and compiling documentation for grant reporting.
10% - Coordinates with the WDNR Real Estate program on land acquisition efforts that are associated with grant activities.
10% - Seeks alternative funding opportunities for wetland restoration, enhancement and maintenance for local wetland managers and partners.

Qualifications:

Knowledge of wetland ecology, wetland habitat restoration and management techniques. Knowledge of grant administration principles and practices. Familiar with basic accounting principles. Ability to perform detail oriented work and to manage multiple priorities. A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Wildlife Management, Biology or a related field. Previous experience using Microsoft Office Suite products. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, conservation partners, and the public.

Miscellaneous:

Job starts approximately June 30, 2014

Salary:
$15.57/hour depending on qualifications
How to Apply:

Submit Form 9100-162 LTE Application (hard copy also available at most DNR offices) , resume, cover letter and references to:

Jason L Fleener
PO Box 7921
Madison, WI 53707-7921
RE: Job Code 8954

Application materials will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.