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GIS Project Manager

  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • 05/02/19
  • Madison, WI
  • 53711
  • $83,200 - $89,440 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
The WI Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hiring a GIS Project Manager to work within our Division of Forestry, located at 101 S. Webster St, Madison. The Division of Forestry works in partnership to administer programs that protect and sustain our forested lands throughout the state, combining a variety of expertise to help meet the many demands on the forest both today and for many years to come.

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In addition to many appealing benefits, the DNR offers a fun, casual work environment, flexible scheduling (depending on the position), and opportunities for career development. The DNR is an inclusive, diverse agency that prides itself on commitment to sustainability and giving back to the community. Come join the Department of Natural Resources where you can contribute to rewarding and meaningful work!

Position Summary: The Division of Forestrys GIS Project Manager has an aptitude and desire to lead project teams in the development of specialized geospatial IT applications to ensure the Forestry Division and its partners can streamline their business functions.

This position requires strong leadership abilities, experience managing custom IT/GIS development projects with teams of developers, and the ability to track a multitude of tasks. The position requires excellent communication and negotiation skills, and the ability to work with a team of IT/GIS professionals to gather and document project requirements including scope, time, cost, benefits, risks and mitigation strategies. The position plans and manages application development through the entire project lifecycle for a portfolio of IT/GIS projects.

Customers for this position are located across the state and include approximately 500 Division staff, system users throughout the Department, key partner groups, and corresponding programs in the US Forest Service.

Special Notes: Employment will require the selected candidate to pass a background check. 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.

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