Starting pay will be between $17.00 and $20.00 per hour, plus an excellent benefit package (12-64). A twelve-month probationary period is required. For current permanent state employees, pay will be set in accordance with the State Compensation Plan.
If you would like to make a difference in the lives of troubled young adults, then this may be the job for you!
These positions are with the Department of Military Affairs (DMA), Wisconsin National Guard Challenge Academy (WINGCA), located at Fort McCoy. The employment registers established from this recruitment will be used to staff vacancies, which may occur at the WINGCA during the next six months.
The WINGCA is a voluntary character development and educational program for 16 - 18 year old high school dropouts in a strict, military environment. The Challenge Academy is a residential program/facility. Cadet Specialists will provide for the safety, security, and accountability for "At-risk" youth (cadets); responsible for providing cadets with guidance in the areas of personal hygiene, clothing care, housekeeping and social amenities; positions enforce WINGCA policies, rules and regulations and submit verbal and written reports. Positions assign specific tasks designed to provide cadets with information and skills necessary to successfully achieve their goals; review with cadets their progress and other goals; provide small group service to cadets, as well as one on one “footlocker counselling”; consult with other team members to make recommendations to management regarding cadet issues; and confront, discipline and counsel cadets as needed.
To be considered for this position you must attach a resume as well as submit a letter of interest. Your resume should not be longer than 3 pages, and your letter of interest should not be longer than one page. Pages in excess of these limits will not be reviewed.
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Application materials will be evaluated and qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. If you have problems with or are unable to complete the online application process, contact the HR Contact listed at the top of the announcement.
Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or former employees eligible for reinstatement) must apply through the open recruitment application process.