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Transportation, Department of

Contracts Specialist Advanced 

Job Announcement Code(s): 19-00011

Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
    Senior Contract Specialist

Type of Employment:
Part Time (less than 40 hrs/week)
Pay rate for this Limited Term Employment position is $23.38.
Mackenzie Morris, HR Assistant, 608-264-7223,
Bargaining Unit:
Area of Competition:
Deadline to Apply:
The deadline to apply is 11:59pm on Sunday, January 20, 2019.
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Are you looking for part time employment with flexible work hours? The Department of Transportation is looking to fill a Limited Term Employment - Contracts Specialist Advanced position with a vibrant, self-motivated individual.

WisDOT is a great place to work! We offer amazing benefits
such as a casual office atmosphere and flexible work schedules. For more information on WisDOT you can visit our website by clicking here.

This position is headquartered out of the Hill Farms Office Building, which is conveniently located close to Hilldale shopping center, offering a variety of restaurants, shopping and entertainment.

Position Summary:   This position supports the Department's Consultant Services Program, which includes advising others in: the development of consultant contracts, monitoring progress, managing invoicing payment process, administration of contracts, managing and coordinating budgetary considerations, and database management.

Special Notes:   

This is a Limited Term Employment (LTE) position and limited to 1,039 hours.

Wisconsin residency is required for Limited Term Employment positions.

Limited Term Employment (LTE) positions are not civil service classified positions, do not give any rights to permanent civil service classified positions and do not lead to permanent status. 

Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check with may include FBI fingerprinting

WisDOT does not sponsor work visas.  Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.


Minimally qualified applicants will have:
• Contract documentation knowledge
• Principles of business management
• Decision-making and problem-solving skills
• Conflict resolution skills

A well-qualified applicant will have:
• Experience with effective written and oral communication skills
• Computer/database management skills
• Planning and organization skills
• Customer relation skills
• Time management skills

How To Apply:   

To apply, click “Log In” to access your existing account or to create a new account if you don’t have an account with Wisc.Jobs. Once you are logged in, click “Apply Now.” You will be asked to provide your personal information, attach a resume and insert your letter of qualifications. Applicants must submit both a resume and a letter of qualifications to be considered further.

Your letter of qualifications and resume are very important parts of your application at WisDOT and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job.  For instructions on developing your resume and letter of qualifications for your WisDOT application and what should be included in these materials, click here.

Submitted materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the hiring process for available vacancies. Questions can be directed to Mackenzie Morris at 608-264-7223 or


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