LTE Lake Management Harvester Operator

Dane County Land & Water Resources Department

Definition and examples of duties: Operate aquatic plant harvesters. Harvest aquatic plants in lakes and rivers to maintain water flow in rivers and provide recreation use for boating, fishing and swimming.

LTE Lead Lake Management Harvester Operator
Candidates with previous Dane County lake management work experience may be eligible for a lead position. Incumbents are responsible for coordinating harvesting locations with other operators and should have knowledge of DNR issued permits along with harvesting priority locations.

LTE Lake Management Harvester Mechanic
Perform routine maintenance of aquatic plant harvesters in the field such as oil changes and general services. Incumbents may perform work in the shop to assist with welding and fabrication of parts and equipment.

Education, Experience & Special Requirements
Education, Training and Experience:
Must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.

Special Requirements:
Must possess a WI Department of Natural Resources Boater Safety Certificate prior to the first day of employment.

Physical and Environmental Work Requirements:
Must be able to lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance, bend and climb.

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