ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES #5111
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
CAREER OPPORTUNITY BID NOTICE
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is inviting applications for the following positions:
Position Title: Natural Resources Technician II, Opt 1
Monthly Salary Range: $3498 - 5063
Position Location: ORC Division of Fisheries, Jake Wolf Fish Hatchery, Topeka, IL (Mason County)
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ½ hour lunch, Saturday & Sunday off
Description of Duties
Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Manager provides technical assistance in the culture and propagation of coho salmon, steelhead and brown trout, largemouth and smallmouth bass, channel catfish, striped bass and redear sunfish; operates and maintains complex fish culture equipment; assists in liaison activities with county and municipal agencies and organizations.
Desirable Education, Training and Experience
Requires knowledge, skill and mental ability equivalent to completion of high school. Requires two years progressively responsible experience in fish, wildlife, forestry or natural heritage activities. Requires ability to obtain certification as an Aquatic Pest Control Operator.
This position requires possession of a valid Class B Illinois Commercial Driver’s License with Air Brakes designation and tanker endorsement. The employee/applicant shall provide proof of possession of the valid Class B Illinois Commercial Driver’s License with Air Brakes designation and tanker endorsement at the time the bid is submitted in order to be considered qualified and eligible for the position. If the eligible bidder selected for this position has not previously held a position requiring a Commercial Driver’s License, he/she must pass a pre-employment drug test which will be scheduled by the Department. If the eligible bidder is unable to pass such test, he/she will not be considered qualified or eligible for the position.
PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR CLASS ‘B’ CDL WITH AIR BRAKES DESIGNATION AND TANKER ENDORSEMENT WITH YOUR APPLICATION
Apply: Scott Shasteen, Asst. Hatchery Manager, 25410 Fish Hatchery Rd., Topeka, IL 61567 309/968-7531 FAX 309/968-6017
Bargaining unit employees interested in bidding for this position should complete a Bid Form, attach it to an application, and submit it directly to the name and address listed above. Bid Forms may be obtained at any Department of Natural Resources facility.
*NOTE: In addition, employees who are interested in a promotion into this position must have a promotional grade. If you do not already have a promotional grade for this title, complete a Promotional Examination Application(CMS100B) and sent it directly to the Examining Division, 500 William G. Stratton Building, Springfield, Illinois 62706. In order to be considered for this vacancy, the CMS100B must be mailed to the Examining Division no later than the date listed below as the last day to apply.
The Department of Natural Resources does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, handicap, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, physical stature and/or any non-merit factor in admission, treatment or employment in programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Illinois Constitution, Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Acts, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the U.S. Constitution. The Equal Employment Opportunity Office is responsible for compliance and may be reached at 217/785-0067.
DATE POSTED: April 5, 2017
LAST DAY TO APPLY: April 18, 2017