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Burnett County
Government Center
7410 County Road K
Siren, WI 54872
Assistant Forest & Parks Administrator

This position assists the Forestry Administrator with the management, development, and operation of the County’s forest, parks, trails, and recreational areas.  Qualified candidates will perform the essential functions of this position which include, but are not limited, to the following: Maintaining good public relations, performing needs assessments and cost estimates for current and future projects and budgets, coordinating and supervising the work of summer help, tree planning crews, other agency program workers and volunteer groups, as well as operating and directing the use of county machinery and ensuring compliance with all OSHA regulations.  Additional duties include grant writing, program oversight, forestry management, timber sales, and fire suppression.

Job Description
  • Position:         Assistant Forest & Parks Administrator
  • Location:        Burnett County Government Center
  • Status:           Full-time  -  Non-Exempt
  • Rate:             $19.49 - $20.61 per Hour Depending on Qualifications
  • Benefits:        Full Benefit Package Eligible

Additional position details found here Full Job Description.


This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Forestry Management with one to three years of work related experience, working knowledge of the methods, materials, and tools used in the field of forestry, parks, and recreational trails, valid Driver’s License, and Chemical Applicator Certification (Required, can obtain once hired).  In addition to these requirements, preferred candidates will be proficient in the use of computers and various software programs, and have the ability to operate heavy machinery (JD 550 Dozer, Skidsteer) or possess a CDL. 


To download an application, please view Burnett County Application.

(Please note:  The application may be filled out electronically, however it must be printed out and/or submitted by email, mail, fax or dropped off at the address at the top of the form.) 

Deadline to apply is August 27th, 2018

For More Information
To inquire further, please contact:

Burnett County Administration / Human Resources Office
Burnett County Government Center - Room #190
7410 County Road K, #116
Siren, WI  54872

You can also contact us by calling: 715-349-2181
Fax:  715-349-2180

Burnett County is an Equal Opportunity Employer