DNR Jobs and Requirements

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Security Guard

Description

Positions exist to provide protection and security services for people and property. Provide information to the public; perform routine maintenance activities.

*Patrol day use areas, campgrounds, and remote areas for unauthorized or unlawful activities.
*Enforce park rules and regulations.
Secure day use buildings and gates at closing time.
*Collect and transfer daily receipts.
*Provide assistance in case of weather, medical, fire, or other emergencies.
*Maintain a log of incidents and activities and prepare incidents reports.
*Provide information on park programs, local points of interest, park rules, and emergency procedures to park visitors.
*Monitor and maintain cleanliness and safety of park facilities and make minor repairs to equipment and facilities.

Required Qualifications

Ability to effectively communicate with the public and other employees.
Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance on motor vehicles.
Ability to operate a chainsaw, ATV, boat with motor, and two way radio.

Desired Qualifications

Experience dealing with the public in enforcement situations.
Security experience and training.
First Aid and CPR training.
Knowledge of park rules, policies and facilities.
Ability to provide written information and instructions to the public and other park employees.
Knowledge of basic custodial skills.

Physical Requirements

Medium Work - occasionally lifting articles such as 50 pound bags of feed maximum and frequently lifting and/or carrying objects such as heavy tools and file boxes. This job may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.

License Requirements

CLASS D DRIVER'S LICENSE - A single unit vehicle with a GVW of less than 26,000 pounds. This is your basic driver's license. Operators may also tow vehicles/trailers as long as the GCW does not exceed 26,000 pounds.


State Program Administrator

Description

This position performs professional program administration work. Reviews administrative processes for accuracy, technical competency, and for compliance with eligibility, reporting and other administrative requirements. This is the first of five levels in a professional job series.

Program Administration: Reviews program activities so that resources are properly expended by receiving and monitoring ongoing reports; contacts clients and proposes solutions to resolve problems discovered during monitoring; maintains program records and files as specified by practice or regulation; collects, analyzes, and organizes program activity data. Communicates with clients about changes in reporting and procedural requirements to ensure adequate information is provided by functioning as an information clearinghouse for program questions. Provides on-site technical assistance/training sessions. Recommends changes (modifications, termination dates, special conditions) to program administrative policies by evaluating program compliance with policy guidelines and standards; by collecting and analyzing data for reports and information for program analysis; and by documenting the results of the program's implementation.
Program Delivery: Delivers program services directly to clients to maintain program procedures by determining if requested services are within the limitations of the program guidelines; assessing whether or not program requirements have been met; analyzing program resource distribution to avoid duplication within or between programs; verifying that provided services are consistent with program plans.

Required Qualifications

Ability to perform analysis sufficient to collect and analyze public program-related data.
Knowledge of program regulations and requirements sufficient to determine compliance with budgeting and reporting provisions of public programs.
Knowledge of procedural steps in the public program approval process sufficient to recommend changes (modifications, special conditions) to expedite approval.
Human relations sufficient to tactfully and in a business-like manner interact with persons making inquiries about the public program to establish both effective communications and maintain effective working relationships.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in specific NR based discipline in which the program exists.

Ability to read and comprehend program-related bulletins, manuals, rules, etc., sufficient to respond to inquiries and to interpret and apply them to program guidelines.

Ability to write letters, memos, etc., sufficient to provide clear and thorough information at a level appropriate for the persons making the inquiries.

Ability to communicate orally sufficient to provide program information by telephone and in-person and to explain program rules and procedures to the public and governmental officials.

Physical Requirements

Very Light Work - occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.

License Requirements


State Program Administrator Coordinator

Description

This position coordinates and administers a statewide program which is both comprehensive and technical in nature. Acts as the agency technical expert before legislative committees and at other public forums; establishes program goals and objectives; directs the activities of consultants, project leaders and other staff at all levels as they relate to the statewide program. Develops financial reporting systems, develops and conducts program administration training sessions for both internal and external personnel, monitoring compliance, and evaluates policies and procedures for program administration. This is the fifth of five levels in a professional job series.

Program Coordination and Direction: Audits and evaluates program progress reports to determine if the programs are achieving their objectives by receiving and reviewing periodic monitoring reports; contacting clients and proposing solutions to resolve problems discovered during the evaluation. Represents the state at meetings with other governmental officials to ensure adequate information (on program guidelines) is communicated to both governmental officials and clients. Analyzes resource distribution to avoid duplication within or between programs; verifies that provided services are consistent with program plans. Consolidates multiple public program activities to ensure their efficient and effective administration. Oversees the development of comprehensive public program guidelines, procedures and standards to ensure proper application and use. Establishes program goals and objectives.

Program Audit/Compliance: Conducts detailed and comprehensive studies of governmental programs so that management and client groups are informed about program activities, program needs and future program services are identified. Develops and implements financial reporting systems for state, federal and other funding sources to comply with state and federal auditing and reporting requirements. Audits and evaluates program progress reports to determine if the programs are achieving their objectives by receiving and reviewing periodic monitoring reports; contacting clients and proposing solutions to resolve problems discovered during the evaluation; retaining program records and files as specified by regulation; collecting and preparing data, analyzing, and organizing program activity data. Consolidates multiple public program activities to ensure their efficient and effective administration.

Program Communication and Lead work: Testifies before departmental policy committees and recommends appropriate action in the areas of project funding, special stipulations and program administration. Provides lead work to program staff, monitors and reports on the work performance of co-workers and contractors to determine overall conformity to establish timetables and quality standards and to document and communicate employee production levels and training needs.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors or Advanced Degree in specific NR based discipline in which the program exists.

Four years of advanced professional level experience in directing and administering a public program.

Knowledge of governmental budgeting and legislative processes sufficient to demonstrate political astuteness to support current programs, coordinate complicated program initiatives, plan for contingencies and establish working agreements and priorities.

Knowledge of law and administrative procedures sufficient to serve as a technical expert before departmental policy committees, other public forums and national conferences.

Knowledge of project planning and operations sufficient to organize projects and negotiate for all human, financial and technology resources to ensure the successful completion of the project.

Knowledge of public policy and administration principles sufficient to design, implement and evaluate public program and financial reporting systems.

Ability to communicate orally sufficient to mobilize action to achieve organizational goals, to coach and advise other program staff, to speak to individuals and groups to resolve differences of opinion and to testify before departmental policy committees and at other public forums.

Skill in human relations sufficient to build networks of colleagues throughout the public and private sectors and to effectively persuade clients, interested parties in the private sector, and other government officials by understanding complex and oftentimes, competing relationships and political agendas.

Knowledge of program regulations and requirements sufficient to determine compliance with budgeting and reporting provisions of public programs.

Reads and comprehends public administration literature and program bulletins, manuals, rules, etc., sufficient to oversee the design and development of financial and program reporting systems and appropriate documentation.

Writes reports, bulletins, procedures, rules, and correspondence sufficient to describe, promote and justify current and future program initiatives and outcomes.

Communicates orally sufficient to mobilize action to achieve organizational goals to coach and advise other program staff, to speak to individuals and groups to resolve differences of opinion and to testify before departmental policy committees and at other public forums.

Desired Qualifications

Masters Degree in Public Policy or Public Administration.

Advanced degree of specialized education and/or training in specific program area.

Advanced professional experience in public policy administration.

Physical Requirements

Very Light Work - occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.

License Requirements


State Program Administrator Intermediate

Description

This position performs professional program administration work. Assists in administration of a DNR program or activity. Responsibility extends to executing contracts, reviewing program reports to approve the distribution of program resources. Responsibility includes effectively making recommendations to higher-level State Program Administrators or other administrative employees. This is the second of five levels in a professional job series.

Program Administration: Executes contracts and monitors program activities and progress reports by receiving and reviewing periodic reports such as quarterly and annual status reports; contacts clients and proposes solutions to resolve problems discovered during monitoring; retains program records and files as specified by regulation; collects, analyzes, and organizes program activity data. Advises clients about changes in reporting and procedural requirements to ensure adequate information (on program guidelines) is communicated to clients and other governmental officials by functioning as an information clearinghouse for program questions; provides on-site technical assistance/training sessions with state and local interest groups/task forces. Provides technical program assistance to clients to implement program procedures; assesses whether or not program parameters have been met; analyzes resource distribution to avoid duplication within or between programs. Recommends program changes to departmental policy making groups by evaluating the fiscal performance; producing reports and information for program analysis; and by documenting the results of the program's implementation.

Program Compliance: Determines compliance with administrative and reporting provisions of public programs so that management and client groups are kept up to date on new and ongoing program activities, and program needs are identified and met by on-site monitoring and/or identification of special problems.

Required Qualifications

One year of experience working in administration of a public program.

Law and administrative procedures sufficient to execute contracts and propose solutions to resolve problems discovered during monitoring.

Ability to perform analysis sufficient to collect and analyze public program-related data.

Communicate orally sufficient to speak to individuals and groups to inform a wide audience about program decisions, changes and other relevant information on a timely basis and to resolve differences of opinion.

Knowledge of program regulations and requirements sufficient to determine compliance with budgeting and reporting provisions of public programs.

Knowledge of procedural steps in the public program approval process sufficient to recommend changes (modifications, special conditions) to expedite approval.

Human relations sufficient to tactfully and in a business-like manner interact with persons making inquiries about the public program to establish both effective communications and maintain effective working relationships.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in specific NR based discipline in which the program exists.

Ability to read and comprehend program-related bulletins, manuals, rules, etc., sufficient to respond to inquiries and to interpret and apply them to program guidelines.

Ability to write letters, memos, etc., sufficient to provide clear and thorough information at a level appropriate for the persons making the inquiries.

Physical Requirements

Very Light Work - occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.

License Requirements


State Program Administrator Principal

Description

This position performs advanced professional program administration work. Position will analyze and administer a statewide DNR program which is both comprehensive and technical in nature. Responsibility includes consolidating multiple program activities to ensure efficient and effective administration. Provides support to clients before committees, commission meetings, and other forums. May provide lead work direction to other professional and support staff. This is the fourth of five levels in a professional job series.

Program Administration: Audits and evaluates program progress reports to determine if the programs are achieving their objectives by receiving and reviewing periodic monitoring reports; contacting clients and proposing solutions to resolve problems discovered during the evaluation; retaining program records and files as specified by regulation; collecting and preparing data, analyzing, and organizing program activity data. Consolidates multiple public program activities to ensure their efficient and effective administration.

Communication: Represents the state at meetings with other governmental officials to ensure adequate information (on program guidelines) is communicated to both governmental officials and clients by functioning as the spokesperson for program questions; providing on-site technical assistance/training sessions with state and local interest groups/task forces; and working with other officials in joint projects related to public information and presentations. Advises clients with a comprehensive understanding of all procedural and technical aspects of program activities so that reasonable administrative guidelines are developed by determining if requested services are within the limitations of the laws and policies involved; assessing whether or not program parameters have been met; and analyzing resource distribution to avoid duplication within or between programs. Testifies before departmental policy committees and recommends appropriate action in the areas of project funding, special stipulations and program administration.

Planning, budgeting, and analysis: Conducts detailed and comprehensive studies of DNR programs so that management and client groups are informed about program activities, program needs and future program services are identified. Develops and implements financial reporting systems for state, federal and other funding sources to comply with state and federal auditing and reporting requirements by preparing budgets for all program requests, financial plans and expenditure reports; and establishing accounting and documentation procedures.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in specific NR based discipline in which the program exists.

Three years of advanced professional level experience in administration of public programs.

Knowledge of governmental budgeting and legislative processes sufficient to consolidate multiple program activities and to propose legislative initiatives to meet current and future program needs.

Knowledge of law and administrative procedures sufficient to serve as a technical expert before departmental policy committees and other public forums.

Knowledge of public policy and administration principles sufficient to design, implement and evaluate public program and financial reporting systems.

Knowledge of project planning and operations sufficient to organize projects with others, establish goals and timetables, clarify mutual expectations and evaluate results.

Ability to communicate orally sufficient to mobilize action to achieve organizational goals, to coach and advise other program staff, to speak to individuals and groups to resolve differences of opinion and to testify before departmental policy committees and at other public forums.

Skill in human relations sufficient to build networks of colleagues throughout the public sector and to effectively persuade clients and other governmental officials by understanding complex and oftentimes, competing relationships and political agendas.

Ability to write reports, bulletins, procedures, rules, and correspondence sufficient to describe, promote and justify current and future program initiatives and outcomes.

Desired Qualifications

Advanced degree of specialized education and/or training in specific program area.

Knowledge of program regulations and requirements sufficient to determine compliance with budgeting and reporting provisions of public programs.

Advanced professional experience in public program policy administration.

Physical Requirements

Very Light Work - occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.

License Requirements


State Program Administrator Senior

Description

This position performs advanced professional program administration work. Assists in administration of a DNR program or activity. Provides analysis, monitoring and administration of a DNR program requiring a comprehensive understanding of all procedural and administrative guidelines. This is the third of five levels in a professional job series.

Program Administration: Approves and denies requests to expand program service delivery by interpreting and analyzing regulations, rules, policies/procedures, and communicating this information to clients; analyzing and interpreting required reports and advising clients on changes needed to comply with program criteria; determining if funding and services are within limitations of the specified public program. Testifies before departmental policy committees and recommends appropriate action in the areas of project funding, special stipulations and program administration.

Auditing and Contract Administration: Executes contracts and audits program activities and progress reports so that program resources are properly expended by receiving and reviewing periodic monitoring reports such as quarterly and annual status reports; contacting clients and proposing solutions to resolve problems discovered during monitoring; retaining program records and files as specified by regulation; collecting, analyzing, and organizing program activity data.

Communication: Represents the agency at meetings with other governmental officials to ensure adequate information (on program guidelines) is communicated to both governmental officials and clients by functioning as an information clearinghouse for program questions; providing on-site technical assistance/training sessions with state and local interest groups/task forces; and working with other officials in joint projects related to public information and presentations. Advises clients with a comprehensive understanding of all procedural and technical aspects of program activities so that reasonable administrative guidelines are developed.

Compliance: Determines compliance with administrative and reporting provisions of public programs so that management and client groups are kept up to date on program activities, and program needs are identified and met by on-site monitoring and/or identification of special problems.

Required Qualifications

Two years of professional experience working in administration of a public program.

Knowledge of public administration sufficient to link the principles of public programs to the purpose to provide clients advice on the more complicated technical aspects of program operations.

Knowledge of law and administrative procedures sufficient to execute contracts and propose solutions to resolve problems discovered during monitoring.

Ability to perform analysis sufficient to evaluate program information and reports, diagnose problems and research alternative methods of service.

Communicate orally sufficient to speak to individuals and groups to inform a wide audience about program decisions, changes and other relevant information on a timely basis and to resolve differences of opinion.

Human relations sufficient to effectively persuade clients and other governmental officials by understanding complex and oftentimes, competing relationships and political agendas.

Knowledge of program regulations and requirements sufficient to determine compliance with budgeting and reporting provisions of public programs.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in specific NR based discipline in which the program exists.

Ability to read and comprehend public administration texts, documents and related literature as well as bulletins, manuals, rules, etc., sufficient to interpret, revise and/or draft them.

Ability to write reports, bulletins, procedures, rules and correspondence sufficient to explain and clarify the program and promote substantive changes.

Experience in public program policy administration.

Physical Requirements

Very Light Work - occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.

License Requirements


State Program Administrator Supervisor Principal

Description

State Programs Administrator Supervisor Principal - Under limited supervision, an employee in this class is responsible for analyzing and administering state programs which are both comprehensive and technical in nature. Responsibility extends to withholding services and/or corrective action in cases of non-compliance.

Responsibility includes consolidating multiple program activities to ensure efficient and effective administration.

Providing support to clients before committees, commission meetings, and other forums is a common function; performs other duties as required.

Supervision: Responsible for all employee supervisory functions including hiring, evaluation, work assignment, training, coaching, and discipline.




Required Qualifications

Managerial, supervisory and/or organizational ability sufficient to plan, organize, assign, direct & evaluate work.

Oral & written communication skills sufficient to clearly, concisely & effectively communicate technical & non-technical information to multiple levels of government (executive and legislative) councils, and citizenry.

Customer & human relations skills sufficient to effectively interact with internal & external clients, and tactfully deliver negative decisions/information, resolve disagreement & diffuse potentially volatile situations.

Two years of advanced professional public sector (federal, state, or city government) experience working in the areas of grant preparation and administration.

Language skills sufficient to read and interpret law, regulations, procedural documents and prepare written reports.

Desired Qualifications

Advanced degree in public administration, planning or equivalent.

Computer skills (e.g., word-processing, database concepts, spreadsheet software).

Physical Requirements

Light Work - occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. Even though the weights being lifted may only be a negligible amount, a job is in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with a degree of pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.

License Requirements

CLASS D DRIVER'S LICENSE - A single unit vehicle with a GVW of less than 26,000 pounds. This is your basic driver's license. Operators may also tow vehicles/trailers as long as the GCW does not exceed 26,000 pounds.


State Programs Administrator Director

Description

This position supervises employees and administers a statewide program which is both comprehensive and technical in nature.

Program Supervision: Supervises state employees in accord with labor agreements and ensure that program staff will effectively perform assigned job duties by directing the work of others; assigns and controls the flow of work; writes and revises position descriptions; trains; recommends hiring and disciplinary actions; and conducts performance evaluations.

Coordination and Direction: Audits and evaluates program progress reports to determine if the programs are achieving their objectives by receiving and reviewing periodic monitoring reports; contacts clients and proposes solutions to resolve problems discovered during the evaluation. Represents the state at meetings with other governmental officials to ensure adequate information (on program guidelines) is communicated to both governmental officials and clients. Analyzes resource distribution to avoid duplication within or between programs; verifies that provided services are consistent with program plans. Consolidates multiple public program activities to ensure their efficient and effective administration. Oversees the development of comprehensive public program guidelines, procedures and standards to ensure proper application and use. Establishes program goals and objectives. Plans and develops program administration activities to effectively and efficiently synthesize fiscal and human resources by aligning these resources with project objectives and goals; setting priorities for the project''s staff; ensuring that operational procedures are developed and revised; and estimates expenditures.

Program Compliance: Oversees development and implements financial reporting systems for state, federal and other funding sources to comply with state and federal auditing and reporting requirements. Consolidates multiple public program activities to ensure their efficient and effective administration.

Program Communication and Direction: Testifies before departmental policy committees and recommends appropriate action in the areas of project funding, special stipulations and program administration. Provides lead work to program staff, monitors and reports on the work performance of co-workers and contractors to determine overall conformity to establish timetables and quality standards and to document and communicate employee production levels and training needs. Technically directs other program staff while operationalizing the program''s objectives to achieve established goals by monitoring and reviewing the productivity of subordinate staff; providing advice and guidance to project staff on interpretations of project objectives, systems and procedures; and by continued training.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors or Advanced Degree in specific NR based discipline in which the program exists.

Four years of advanced professional experience in leading and administering a public program.

Knowledge of governmental budgeting and legislative processes sufficient to demonstrate political astuteness to support current programs, coordinate complicated program initiatives, plan for contingencies and establish working agreements and priorities.

Knowledge of law and administrative procedures sufficient to serve as a technical expert before departmental policy committees, other public forums and national conferences.

Knowledge of project planning and operations sufficient to organize projects and negotiate for all human, financial and technology resources to ensure the successful completion of the project.

Knowledge of public policy and administration principles sufficient to design, implement and evaluate public program and financial reporting systems.

Ability to communicate orally sufficient to mobilize action to achieve organizational goals, to coach and advise other program staff, to speak to individuals and groups to resolve differences of opinion and to testify before departmental policy committees and at other public forums.

Skill in human relations sufficient to build networks of colleagues throughout the public sector and to effectively persuade clients and other governmental officials by understanding complex and oftentimes, competing relationships and political agendas. Human relations skills are critical to understand, develop, persuade, motivate, collaborate with and lead others.

Knowledge of program regulations and requirements sufficient to determine compliance with budgeting and reporting provisions of public programs.

Ability to read and comprehend public administration literature and program bulletins, manuals, rules, etc., sufficient to oversee the design and development of financial and program reporting systems and appropriate documentation.

Ability to write reports, bulletins, procedures, rules, and correspondence sufficient to describe, promote and justify current and future program initiatives and outcomes.
Ability to communicate orally sufficient to mobilize action to achieve organizational goals to coach and advise other program staff, to speak to individuals and groups to resolve differences of opinion and to testify before departmental policy committees and at other public forums.

Desired Qualifications

Masters Degree in Public Policy or Public Administration.

Advanced degree of specialized education and/or training in specific program area.

Advanced professional experience in public policy administration.

Supervisory experience.

Physical Requirements

Very Light Work - occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.

License Requirements


Student Worker Clerical

Description

A Student Worker Clerical performs/learns to perform routine clerical work. Work is often project or short term in nature.

Customer Relations: Greets visitors and directs them to appropriate staff person, answers telephones for staff and forwards calls or takes messages, furnishes general information to callers as appropriate; types letters, memos and other documents from typed or handwritten drafts; files forms, correspondence, travel requests; assembles, duplicates and distributes reports, correspondence, informational packets; opens, date stamps and distributes incoming mail; weighs, calculates postage and processes outgoing mail and packages; uses keyboard to enter alpha/numeric data into computer.

Required Qualifications

Students must be enrolled in an educational program or planning to enroll within three months at a university or college (generally first or second year) or second year students in a vocational school.

Students enrolled at a credit granting institution must carry at least nine quarter (six semester) credits.

Students enrolled at a non-credit granting institution must take two or more classes.

Desired Qualifications

Communications skills to respond orally and in writing sufficient to provide information.
Ability to follow directions.
Typing/keyboarding skills.

Physical Requirements

License Requirements


Student Worker Custodial Maintenance

Description

A Student Worker Custodial performs/learns to perform routine custodial/maintenance work. The work is performed in a building or on the grounds.

Building & Grounds Maintenance/Repair: Cleans floors, walls, windows, bathroom facilities, fixtures; disposes of waste materials; paints structures; repairs or replaces window screens, doors, locks, roofs, and fixtures. Mows and trims grass; carries out weed control program; plants and trims trees and shrubs; removes trees and stumps; disposes of waste materials; road repairs; develops, maintains and grooms trails; paints and repairs picnic tables, signs, posts, fences; removes snow from roads and walkways.

Customer Relations: Greets park visitors and disperses information on the park, park rules and regulations, and other local attractions; sell vehicle permits and register campers; sells and rents various products.

Required Qualifications

Students must be enrolled in an educational program or planning to enroll within three months at a university or college (generally first or second year) or second year students in a vocational school.

Students enrolled at a credit granting institution must carry at least nine quarter (six semester) credits.

Students enrolled at a non-credit granting institution must take two or more classes.

Desired Qualifications

Communications skills to respond orally and in writing sufficient to provide information.

Ability to follow directions.

Experience in the use and operation of small hand and power tools.

Physical Requirements

License Requirements


Student Worker Para Professional

Description

A Student Worker Paraprofessional provides technical assistance to state employees engaged in professional occupations related to their field of study. Work is often project or short term in nature.

They also research issues so that the department is provided with information and data to support its programmatic goals and functions by obtaining and reviewing files and literature; preparing and administering surveys; developing coding and reporting forms; coding and entering data into computers; analyzing collected data; preparing charts, graphs and tables and writing memoranda and reports summarizing collected material.

Required Qualifications

Students must be enrolled in an educational program or planning to enroll within three months at a university or college (generally first or second year) or second year students in a vocational school.

Students enrolled at a credit granting institution must carry at least nine quarter (six semester) credits.

Students enrolled at a non-credit granting institution must carry two or more classes.
The student's major or degree is directly related to the field of study.

Desired Qualifications

Communications skills to respond orally and in writing to a wide range of technical questions.

Physical Requirements

License Requirements


Student Worker Para Professional Senior

Description

A Student Worker Paraprofessional Senior provides advanced level technical and paraprofessional work assisting state employees engaged in professional occupations related to their field of study. Work is often project or short term in nature.

Students research issues so that the agency is provided with information and data to support its programmatic goals and functions by obtaining and reviewing files and literature; preparing and administering surveys; developing coding and reporting forms; coding and entering data into computers; analyzing collected data; preparing charts, graphs and tables and writing memoranda and reports summarizing collected material.

Required Qualifications

Students must be enrolled in an educational program or planning to enroll within three months at a university or college (generally third or fourth year) or graduate students in a university or college.

Students enrolled at a credit granting institution must carry at least nine quarter (six semester) credits.

Students enrolled at a non-credit granting institution must take two or more classes.
Major or degree must be directly related to their field of study.

Desired Qualifications

Communications skills to respond orally and in writing to a wide range of technical questions.

Physical Requirements

License Requirements


Systems Analysis Unit Supervisor

Description

The Systems Analysis Unit Supervisor is responsible for providing leadership and supervision to an information technology work unit.

Supervision: Directs and coordinates unit activities, delegates authority, assigns work,evaluates performance, provides for employee training and takes appropriate disciplinary action. Assesses the qualifications of applicants, interviews and hires new staff.

Project Management: Develops or reviews time and cost estimates and project plans ensuring the scope represents a manageable sized project. Manages project budgets. Performs problem identification and requirements definition and acquires thorough conceptual understanding of the system and the user organization.

System Development: Designs system solutions so that the needs of the requestor are achieved and that system enhancements and modifications are achieved with minimal impact. Guides the system implementation so that the operational change is orderly and information access is restored with minimal disruption.

System Reviews: Performs on-going review of operational systems to ensure that objectives continue to be met and to improve operational effectiveness.

Required Qualifications

4 years experience in area of systems development, network administration or GIS.

Knowledge of standard systems development methodology.

Knowledge of computer and peripheral equipment operation and capabilities.

Project management skills.

Oral and written communication skills.

Human Relations skills.

Ability to develop and present written and oral information in a clear and concise manner.

Desired Qualifications

Ability to plan, lead and schedule major systems efforts.

Provide work direction and guidance to others.

Supervisory experience.

Degree or certificate in information systems or a related field.

Knowledge of organization principles and theories.

Physical Requirements

Light Work - occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. Even though the weights being lifted may only be a negligible amount, a job is in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with a degree of pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.

License Requirements