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New & Emerging Plant Pest Specialist

Lake States
Posted 3 weeks ago

Employer: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Application deadline: 11:59 p.m. Central Time on Monday, November 28, 2022

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Summary:

This position serves as the Bureau’s forest pest expert emphasizing the development, planning, and direction of the forest pest survey program with particular focus on survey and identification of new and emerging plants pests. This position develops methods to track the movement of plant pests and administers programs to monitor, control or eradicate the pests. It conducts assessments of plant pests that may threaten plant health in the State and provides technical expertise to Bureau managers in developing and implementing response plans. This position plans and implements surveys, including training existing staff, and provides insect identification services for internal and external partners.

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