Clean Water Fund Program Coordinator

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Madison, WI, United States
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The Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Clean Water Fund Program Coordinator (Program and Policy Analyst - Advanced classification) in the Bureau of Community Financial Assistance.  This position will be stationed in our central office, located downtown Madison, WI.

We may also use this posting to fill future vacancies within the program, so if you are interested, please apply now! 

In partnership with individuals and organizations, DNR staff manage fish, wildlife, forests, parks, air, and water resources while promoting a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor activities. 

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 by participating in fundraisers for charities. Come join the Department of Natural Resources where you can contribute to rewarding and meaningful work! Click here, for additional information about State Government positions.

Position Summary: This position is responsible for the management and continued development of the Clean Water Fund Program (CWFP), including conducting comprehensive program and policy analysis, program planning, program evaluation and development of financial projections and strategies for meeting financial needs. This position works under general supervision from the Project Manager Supervisor, as the program expert developing policies and making policy recommendations to the Project Manager Supervisor and Section Chief and ensuring all policies comply with all federal requirements. 

This position is the lead for developing and implementing new CWFP initiatives to meet state needs, working closely with the Water Quality Bureau program managers. In addition, this position serves as a project manager for CWFP and Safe Drinking Water Loan Program (SDWLP) loan applications. 

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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.

Qualifications: Required skills include experience in all of the following:

  • Drafting and evaluating regulatory policies
  • Collaborating on programmatic decision-making or development with stakeholders
  • Interpreting federal and state statutes, policies, codes, etc.

Best-qualified applicants will have experience with the following preferred skills:

  • Project management (e.g. developing budgets, timelines, and work plans, tracking project completion, etc.)
  • Full lifecycle policy development (i.e. drafting review, public comment, outreach, training, and implementation)
  • Tracking and allocating funds, such as budget tracking, grant or loan funding allocations, loan processing, etc
  • Direct experience with applicable policies such as the Federal Clean Water Act, Federal Safe Drinking Water Act, Wis. Admin Code chs. NR 162 and 166, etc.

How To Apply: If you have not already done so, create an account by clicking the green “Log In” button at the top of the main Wisc.Jobs page. Click the “Create New Account” button and follow the directions. Once you have an account, click "Preview Assessment" and follow the instructions to create your custom cover letter & resume for this recruitment. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Add the new documents to your account before applying. You will be sent an automatic e-mail confirming that the application process has been completed. We will also correspond via e-mail for assessment results and other steps in the selection process. 

Your cover letter and resume are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on developing your resume and cover letter and what should be included in these materials, click here.   

Current permanent classified state employees and former permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration via transfer, voluntary demotion or reinstatement must apply through Wisc.Jobs.