Wisconsin Dept of Natural Resources Economist Needed

Natural Resources, Department of Economist (Forestry) 
Job Announcement Code(s): 19-01349

The Forest Economist is responsible for conducting complex economic analyses and evaluation, developing economic policies and training, managing internal and external partnerships, and providing leadership for the statewide Forest Economics program in the Division of Forestry. This position routinely shares economic data, forecasts and model outputs so they can be used in decision-making for forestry issues statewide.

The Forest Economist is a key internal and external consultant for staff, leadership, inter-divisional teams, and partner groups, including the Wisconsin Council on Forestry which is appointed by the Governor. This position provides extensive support to the forest products sector statewide.

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Forest Economist
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Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Starting pay is $69,264 to $83,220 annually ($33.30/hour to $40.01/hour). Pay for current state employees may vary based on the State of WI Compensation Plan, which requires additional DPM approval to offer a pay increase to transfer candidates. This position includes an excellent benefits package, including health care, vacation, sick leave, and retirement benefits. This position is non-represented and included in Pay Schedule / Range 08-03. A one-year probationary period may be required.
Julie Jaksa, HR Specialist, 608-266-0520, Julie.Jaksa@wisconsin.gov
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Assessment Information:
54072 –  008  ECONOMIST – ADVANCED (Forest Economist)


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