Posted by stevenspm on Wed Apr 4 2012
Pleae use the following link for full announcement and Online Application http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=56294&jobid=55809&index=true The Department of Natural Resources is dedicated to the preservation, protection, effective management, and maintenance of Wisconsin's natural resources. We are currently recruiting candidates on a statewide basis for the position of Research Vessel Captain. At a minimum, the Department will be filling the Captain position of the 56' R/V Hack Noyes based out of Bayfield, Wisconsin for work on Lake Superior. Job Duties: This position will be a member of the Lake Superior Fisheries Team and will support the Lake Superior Fish Biologist in the assessment of sport and commercial fisheries. This position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the R/V Hack Noyes and for providing a safe and effective work enviroment for all crew and passengers. This position will operate under potentially hazardous conditions in support of a wide variety of fisheries and law enforcement surveys. Special Notes: Open Water Work Activities: This position has cycles of open water work from April - December. Employees may be exposed to inclement weather, noise, vibration, motion, water temperatures slightly above freezing, fog, darkness, and sub-freezing air temperatures. Equipment Usage: This position requires the use of GPS equipment, depth sounders, radar, marine radio, outboard motors, bilge and portable pumps, and hand and power tools, as well as miscellaneous heavy equipment such as hydraulic net lifters, diesel engines, generators, and pick-up trucks. Lifting: This position may regularly require lifting in excess of 50 lbs. Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Preventative maintenance of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems associated with marine vessels. Navigation by GPS, radar, and dead reckoning. Familiarity with Great Lakes navigation rules. Knowledge of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior water conditions, depths, shoals, and weather patterns. How To Apply: Apply Online! Preview the exam by clicking the Preview Exam link at the top of this page and prepare your responses in a word processing document. Your response to the questions is the examination and will be used to determine your eligibility for this vacancy. Your resume will only be used to clarify your responses to the exam. Once you have completed your response to the examination, follow the steps below: Step 1: If you have not already done so, you will need to create an account. Step 2: After you are logged in and are viewing the announcement, click 'Apply Now'. Step 3: Provide your personal information and job preferences. Step 4: Paste in your responses to the exam and click 'Finalize'. If you need assistance with the online application process, contact Bob Masnado at 608-261-6447 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job applicants and employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Organization: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Salary: $19.05 - $24.77 / hour