Policy Specialist (Forest Tax Law)

WI DNR Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Deadline Mar 31, 2019
Job Type Paid permanent

The Forest Tax Law Policy Specialist is the perfect position for an experienced policy writer who is looking for a challenging, yet rewarding job that includes working with a great team of people. Plus, you will indirectly play a key role in providing watershed protection, wildlife habitat and public access for recreation. You don't need to be an expert in forest tax law, but knowledge of the regulatory policy process will be extremely helpful in achieving success in this position.

The successful candidate can choose a location in either Madison or Rhinelander.

In-person interviews are tentatively planned for the week of April 15.

Don't let this unique career opportunity pass you by -- apply today!

Position Summary:
The Tax Law Policy Specialist provides leadership for statewide policy development and public outreach and communication for Forest Tax Law programs, which essentially provide a financial incentive for private landowners to manage their forests and timber production. Knowledge of forest tax law is beneficial, but can be learned on the job.

The Tax Law Policy Specialist provides programmatic guidance for internal staff and external partners. Responsibilities will include critical analytical review of forest tax law programs by researching, developing and implementing statewide operational policy, as well as analyzing and evaluating compliance with the statutes, administrative codes and handbook requirements.

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Special Notes:
The selected candidate will be required to pass a background check prior to an offer of employment.

This position requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain a valid WI driver's license.

DNR does not sponsor work visas. 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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