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Ozaukee Washington Land Trust Stewardship Director

Application Deadline: 10/9/2015
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Summary: The Stewardship Director reports to the Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have an appreciation of land conservation science and the ability to manage multiple people and projects. The director is responsible for all management activities on OWLT fee lands and contractual obligations, which includes 30 preserves totaling 1,559 acres.

How to Apply:
The Ozaukee Washington Land Trust is an equal opportunity employer and seeks a diverse pool of candidates for this position. To apply, please submit resume, cover letter and any associated documents via email no later than October 9, 2015. No phone calls to the OWLT office.

Please send all documents to Mike Hoffer, Stewardship Director at

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Director-Parks and Recreation Bureau - Career Executive

Application Deadline: 2015-10-13
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The Department of Natural Resources is dedicated to the preservation, protection, effective management and maintenance of Wisconsin’s natural resources. The Fish, Wildlife & Parks Division is seeking a Natural Resources Manager to serve as lead manager for Park and Recreation programs. This position is located in beautiful downtown Madison, WI.

We are seeking a leader and strategist in developing, directing, acquiring, and promoting the statewide parks and outdoor recreation program for the State of Wisconsin.

Job Duties:  The purpose of this position is developing, directing, acquiring, and promoting the statewide parks and outdoor recreation program for the State of Wisconsin. The position advises and supports the Division Administrator and other members of the Department Leadership Team in ensuring coordinated recreational policies throughout the state.  This position represents the department by serving on and/or working with public and other external groups involved in the promotion of outdoor recreation.  These include but are not limited to elected officials, environmental groups, the tourism industry, National Parks Service, U.S. Forest Service, and the National Association of State Park Directors, recreation user organizations. Oversee bureau operations which include the establishment of annual program objectives, budgeting , work planning, customer surveys, staffing needs, legislative requests, administrative code changes, and strategic and master planning initiatives. The Bureau Director also works with other land management organizations to manage park lands using principles of ecosystem management and landscape-scale planning to ensure the preservation of ecological, geographic and scenic heritage of the parks.

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