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Corrections, Department of

License Plate Technician 

Job Announcement Code(s): 17-00380

Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
    Industries Specialist 1 - Metal Shop

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
The starting salary for this position is $15.33 per hour plus excellent benefits. This classification is in pay schedule/range 03-12. A twelve month probationary period will be required.
Kris Dowse (608) 240-5506 or
Bargaining Unit:
Area of Competition:
Deadline to Apply:
Applications must be saved and finalized online by 11:59pm on February 28, 2017.
Assessment Information:
92001 -  100  INDUSTRIES SPECIALIST 1 - Metal Shop 
Preview Assessment  

Join a team of industry professionals working to prepare offenders to work in the Custom Sign Industry after release.  The Bureau of Correctional Enterprise, a division of Adult Institutions, works to train and education offenders in modern industry skills through on the job training.  These learned skills and related work experiences will contribute to their personal and professional development and eventually their successful return to their communities.

We are currently looking for a License Plate Technician for the Waupun Correctional Institution metal shop.

Want to make a positive difference in the lives of others? Consider the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

We are focused on public safety through the custody and supervision of offenders. Employees working in the Department of Corrections have the opportunity to positively impact the lives of those in our custody through careers in a variety of fields. DOC uses cutting-edge research and an evidence-based approach to drive service and program delivery, which allows employees to be part of an agency that has a real impact on the people of Wisconsin.


Position Summary:   

The License Plate Technician is a journeyman position providing assistance in the management of the BSI Metal Stamping shop, supervising, instructing, and educating skilled and semi-skilled inmate employees in the production of license plates and stickers using appropriate production methods. 

Special Notes:    Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOC sponsorship) at the time of application.  The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection.  Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting. 


A minimally qualified applicant will have training and experience in:

  • The operation of a metal press

  • Quality control and inventory control

  • Screen printing process

  • Microsoft office and MRP systems such as NetSuite.

How To Apply:   

Special application materials must be completed. Apply online at the WISCJOBS website ( If you have a Wisc.Jobs account:
1. Click "Log In to Apply" at the top of the job announcement and log into your account. When you have logged in, find and view job announcement <17-00380>.
2. Click "Apply Now" at the top of the job announcement.
3. Review your Job Application and make any necessary updates and click "Continue."
4. Complete the Job Preferences screen and click "Continue."
5. Please upload your resume and enter your name in the assessment question box.

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2. Click the "Create New Account" button and follow the steps to create a new account.
3. Click "Apply Now" at the top of screen and complete steps 3 5 from above.

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