The Statewide Fisheries Data Analyst and Coordinator position develops, recommends, and implements statewide policy on database management, fisheries field sampling protocols, data analysis and reporting standards. The position coordinates and manages the statewide fisheries database including all aspects of contract requirements relevant to development, maintenance, applications, training and use of the fisheries database; development of program database budget, project guidance, and program reviews. The position works with contractors and external partners in database management, including editing and upkeep of Oracle relational databases and front-end applications for data entry and retrieval. The position serves as the team leader for management teams (such as species teams or staff development and training team) and any data related ad hoc teams. This position functions as the lead for the work plan review team on data analysis and database management. This position represents the Fisheries Management Bureau on intra-agency teams pertaining to databases and general information technology.
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.
Required qualifications for the position include education and experience in:
-Writing to solicit feedback from and convey ideas to internal staff and external stakeholders such as the general public and external partners.
-Statistics and quantitative analysis and techniques, including using scripting languages such as R or SAS: including regression, analysis of variance and covariance, time series, and multivariate methods.
-Planning and coordination of natural resource management or research databases including relational databases such as Access, Oracle, and front-end development using Oracle applications, Java, or R Shiny.
In addition to the required qualifications, Preferred qualifications for position include:
-An earned master's degree or higher in Fisheries Management, Fisheries Science or related field.
-Experience (i.e., volunteer, educational, or professional work) developing, implementing, and evaluating program work plans, contracts, and budgets.
Rebecca Rupnow, Human Resources Specialist, 608-261-6447, Rebecca.Rupnow@wisconsin.gov