Wisconsin State Government LTE Hydrogeologist (2 Positions!) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

TheDepartment of Natural Resourcesis hiring a two (2) LTE Hydrogeologists stationed at the Milwaukee DNR Service Center.

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!

Position Summary:

This position will assist the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) Remediation and Redevelopment (RR) program with regulatory oversight of PECFA-eligible environmental contamination cases and administrative tasks related to management of PECFA. The responsibilities of this position include case status assessment, case review, and preparation of work directives. This position will manage, evaluate, and provide technical assistance for petroleum contamination cases eligible for PECFA reimbursement. Additionally, this position will review data submitted through routine reporting requirements and make decisions/recommendations for future work based on standard hydrogeologic principles, WDNR guidelines, State and Federal maximum contaminant levels, and health advisory levels in groundwater and air.

Special Notes:

This is a limited term (LTE) position. Limited term positions do not automatically lead to or enjoy the same benefits as permanent employment, but this position does 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 within a twelve-month period. In order to be considered for this position, you must be a resident of the State of Wisconsin upon hire.

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 requiredI-9 form upon hire.


Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of geology and hydrogeology is necessary to assess the sensitivity of sites to environmental impacts and damage by reviewing soil maps, geologic surveys, well logs, soil and groundwater data, etc.

  • Ability to review monitoring data and responsible party remediation assessment reports for adherence to WDNR guidelines and standard hydrogeologic principles.

  • Oral and written presentation skills and interpersonal skills are necessary to complete the assigned tasks.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work alone and prioritize multiple work tasks.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g.Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and have a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S./B.A.in Geology, Hydrogeology or related field, with 6 credit hours of hydrogeology course work.

  • Work experience in geology, hydrogeology, or other science/engineering field

  • Experience or knowledge of GIS or database application use.

How To Apply:

Submit Form 9100-162 LTE Application, resume, cover letter and references to the contact below via email or mail:

Nancy Ryan Nancy.Ryan@Wisconsin.gov 2300 N Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr Milwaukee, WI 53212 RE: Job Code 12354

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

County(ies): Milwaukee

Type of Employment: Part Time (less than 40 hrs/week)

Salary: Starting pay is $16.00 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 15-04.

Contact: Summer Wilson, HR Assistant, 608-261-6408, summer.wilson@wisconsin.gov

Bargaining Unit: Non-Represented

Area of Competition: Open

Deadline to Apply: 6/24/2018 The previous deadline date was 06/17/2018.

Assessment Information: See "How to Apply" below.

Classification Title: / JAC: HYDROGEOLOGIST 18-01697

Job Working Title: LTE Hydrogeologist