LTE - Program and Policy Analyst-Advanced
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Application Deadline: May 9, 2021
The LTE - Program and Policy Analyst-Advanced is a 20-hour per week position that serves as an Associate Planner. This position will work under the guidance of the Division of Forestry Planner. This position will assist in planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating significant aspects of the Division of Forestry's strategic plan and work planning cycles. In addition, this position will provide expertise on document development, organization, data management, and communication. Selected candidate must be able to drive a state vehicle. Candidates with three (3) or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the past two (2) years, or who have an OWI/DUI violation within the past year are barred from driving state vehicles.
35% - Planning and Implementation of the Strategic Direction- Assist the Division Planner in developing and maintaining planning tools, processes, and procedures for revising the Division of Forestry's Strategic Direction and Operations Plan. Manage and analyze large datasets. Coordinate, schedule meetings, and assist in facilitating diverse teams of technical experts to best deliver the outcomes of the Strategic Direction.
30% - Evaluation and Performance Monitoring- Research and assist in managing and implementing mechanisms for monitoring performance on implementation of the plan. Develop materials for reporting out to the Forestry Division leadership and interested partners and publics. Assist in the development and integration of performance measures and performance monitoring at all program levels. Coordinate and manage accomplishment reporting, development of accomplishment reporting systems, and work planning analyses.
25% - Communications and Document Preparation- Coordinate communications regarding forestry issues and management systems updates to staff and Forestry Division leadership. Write and help prepare planning documents which include sensitive and complex forestry issues in the context of strategic planning and program accountability. Manage and coordinate writing assignments for staff specialists. Set up meetings, plan agendas, and assist in designing meeting materials.
10% - Assist with other Division of Forestry planning efforts as needed.
Between $19.00 and $23.00 depending on experience and training.
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 within a twelve-month period.
In order to be considered for this position, you must be a resident of the State of Wisconsin.
Selected candidate must be able to drive a state vehicle. Candidates with three (3) or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the past two (2) years, or who have an OWI/DUI violation within the past year are barred from driving state vehicles.
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.
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Experience with project facilitation
- Data analysis and evaluation skills
- Possess a valid driver's license
- Previous experience in strategic or project planning
- Previous experience in complex project management or facilitation
- Previous experience managing large and complex data sets
- Understanding of natural resources management