Tax Law Compliance Specialist – Wisconsin

Updated: 28 days ago
Location: Madison, WISCONSIN
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 Oct 2021

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Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - Division of Forestry
Madison/Rhinelander Wisconsin
Job Category
Full time Positions
$70,720 - $74,880 Annually
Last Date to Apply
POSITION SUMMARY: The Tax Law Compliance Specialist is responsible for developing, maintaining, monitoring, and enforcing policies and standard operating procedures to ensure compliance with statutes, administrative codes and handbook requirements affecting the implementation and administration of Wisconsin’s Forest Tax Laws. This position provides critical support and consultation to tax law section staff, partners, landowners, and certified group members to collaboratively resolve tax law compliance and forest certification conformance issues in a timely and effective manner. As an expert in forest tax laws and forest certification requirements, this position maintains and advises a diverse professional network of internal and external leadership, department staff and inter-divisional teams. LOCATION, GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE & TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: The preferred location is in Madison (GEF2) or Rhinelander Forestry Headquarters however, all DNR facilities within the state will be considered. The position will have statewide jurisdiction and authority. Periodic travel is required throughout the state.
-Work experience applying the principles of silviculture to implement sustainable forest management plans -Work experience implementing or complying with certification standards Preferred Qualifications -Bachelor’s degree in forestry from a four-year program accredited by the Society of American Foresters. A bachelor’s degree related to natural resources with passing coursework (at bachelor’s or master’s level) in Silviculture, Dendrology, Forest Ecology, and Forest Mensuration may be substituted. -Experience with process improvement with a focus on quality assurance -Experience monitoring compliance with natural resources standards and implementing corrective action -Experience with compliance review and enforcement of forestry regulations -Experience or education/training related to forest tax law or the equivalent in other states -Experience applying standards associated with the American Tree Farm System or Forest Stewardship Council certification or other comparable national/international forest certifications
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