Wis. Admin. Code Examining Board of Professional Geologists, Hydrologists and Soil Scientists § GHSS 2.03 - Application contents

Current through March 28, 2022

An application for licensure as a professional geologist shall include:

(1) Either of the following:
(a) Official transcripts of graduate and undergraduate training, properly attested to by the degree granting institution and submitted by the institution directly to the board establishing that the applicant has been granted a bachelor degree in geology or a bachelor degree with a geology major meeting the requirements under s. 470.04(2) (c), Stats., granted by a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting agency approved by the state board of education in the state in which the college or university is located, or accredited by a Canadian accrediting agency satisfactory to the board, or
(b) A chronological history of the applicant's employment or other qualifying experience in satisfaction of s. 470.04(7), Stats.
(2) A chronological history of the applicant's employment or other qualifying experience in satisfaction of s. 470.04(2) (c) 1, Stats.
(3) For applicants applying under s. 470.04(2) (c) 1 or 2., Stats., a completed "supervised geologic experience" form completed by a supervisor relating to professional geology and who is one of the following:
(a) A professional geologist who, during the time of the supervised practice, was licensed in this state.
(b) A professional geologist who, during the time of the supervised practice, was licensed in another licensing jurisdiction that has licensure requirements not lower than the requirements for licensure in this state.
(c) A person whom the professional geologist section determines is qualified to have responsible charge of geologic work.
(4) For applicants applying under s. 470.04(2) (c) 2, Stats., submission of at least 3 "peer evaluation" forms satisfactory to the professional geologist section completed by licensed professional geologists who have had professional contact with the applicant's practice and who certify that the applicant is qualified to assume responsible charge of geologic work.
(5) References from at least 5 individuals, at least 3 of whom shall be professionally competent to evaluate the applicant's practice and at least one of whom shall be licensed as a professional geologist in this state or in a state where an applicant by reciprocity is currently licensed.
(6) The fee required under s. 440.05(1), Stats.
(7) For applicants previously licensed in another state, territory or possession of the United States or in another country, verification of the applicant's licensure in the licensing jurisdiction of original licensure or, if the applicant has permitted his or her licensure in the jurisdiction of original licensure to lapse, verification of licensure in the licensing jurisdiction where the applicant is currently licensed and where the applicant was last engaged in the practice of professional geology.
(8) For applicants who have a pending criminal charge or have been convicted of a crime, all related information necessary for the professional geologist section to determine whether the circumstances of the pending criminal charge or criminal conviction are substantially related to the circumstances of the practice of geology.
(9) Any additional data, exhibits or references showing the extent and quality of the applicant's experience that may be required by the professional geologist section.
(10) Evidence of successful completion of the fundamentals of geology examination and the principles and practice of geology examination.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Examining Board of Professional Geologists, Hydrologists and Soil Scientists § GHSS 2.03
Cr. Register, December, 1999, No. 528, eff. 1-1-00.

Application forms, including the "Supervised Geologic Experience" form and the "Peer Evaluation" form are available upon request to the Professional Geologist Section of the board at 1400 East Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, Wisconsin 53708-8935; phone (608) 266-2112 or available for download from the department webpage: http://dsps.wi.gov.

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