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INVASIVE SPECIES SPECIALIST

Apply now Job no: 104034-TE
Work type: Temporary
Department:FP&M/PRESERVE/ECO REST
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Plant Sciences, Other

Position Vacancy ID:

104034

Employment Class:

Temporary Employment

Working Title:

Invasive Species Specialist

Official Title:

GARDENER(90430)

Hiring Department:

A716830-FACILITIES PLNG AND MGMT/PRESERVE/ECO REST

FTE:

%

Term:

This is a Temporary appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $13.01

Job Summary:

This position assists in land stewardship activities, with an emphasis on invasive species management and volunteer development in the Lakeshore Nature Preserve on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The position operates independently and in coordination with other Preserve staff under the general supervision of the Lakeshore Preserve Program Manager. This position requires knowledge and/or experience with natural resource land management and the ability to interact in a positive, professional manner with Preserve visitors, students and academic users, and to establish a productive working relationship with Preserve staff and volunteers.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve is committed to the highest standards of customer relations principles for its customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers and fellow staff members.

Requirements:

Driver's License

Additional Requirements:

Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver's license, have a motor vehicle record that meets UW Risk Management standards, and maintain ability to drive State of Wisconsin owned vehicles.

Must possess or have the ability to obtain a commercial pesticide applicator license for Forestry, Turf & Landscape or Right-of-Way and natural area pest control.

Schedule Comment:

8 hours/day, hours are variable, work up to 40 hours/week.

Contact:

Kayla Ruplinger
kayla.ruplinger@wisc.edu
608-265-4058
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Application deadline is Monday, March 5, 2018. Applicants should attach a cover letter and resume describing their interests and background, including any relevant coursework and availability.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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