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Transportation, Department of

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program Grant Specialist - Deadline Extended
Job Announcement Code(s): 19-00391

Classification Title: / JAC:
  Job Working Title:
    Pedestrain and Bicycle Safety Program Grants Specialist

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
This position is in schedule-range 07-04 with a starting salary of $37,357-$55,120 annually, depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefits. A twelve month probationary period is required. Pay for current state employees will be set in accordance with the Wisconsin Compensation Plan.
Megan Reichel, HR Specialist-Sr, 608-267-4471,
Bargaining Unit:
Area of Competition:
Deadline to Apply:
The previous deadline date was 2/17/19.
Assessment Information:
04271 -  069  GRANTS SPECIALIST 
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Make a difference in pedestrian and bicycle safety transportation as our Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program Grant Specialist! This position is the point of contact for all Wisconsin State Patrol grants related to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program and is responsible for helping develop solutions and countermeasures that will reduce the incidence and severity of pedestrian and bicycle related fatalities and injuries on Wisconsin roadways.

The Bureau of Transportation Safety in the Division of State Patrol works with partners both internal and external to reduce the number of preventable traffic fatalities and injuries in Wisconsin. The Bureau provides department-wide focus for highway safety programs and policy analysis, carries out public outreach on safety issues, and administers the statewide chemical testing program.

This position is headquartered at the Hill Farms State Office Building on the near-west side of Madison. Our brand new building is on several bus routes and nearby to many bike paths!

WisDOT is a great place to work! We offer amazing benefits such as a casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, ample vacation time, excellent health benefits, and an exceptional employee assistance program that offers a variety of programs and tools to help promote an employee’s wellness and health. For more information on WisDOT you can visit our website by clicking here.

Position Summary:   The Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program Grant Specialist performs professional grant management as well as all program management, planning, monitoring and evaluation for the Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program and several additional program areas including speed, seat belt, and impaired driving. This will include review and management of grant applications, analysis and review of reimbursement reports, frequent communication with grantees and Regional Program Managers.

This position serves as the primary pedestrian and bicycle resource on a variety of advisory bodies including the Governor’s Bicycle Coordinating Council, Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Safety Patrols, and the Traffic Records Coordinating Committee. This position also provides training and educational programs to planners, engineers, law enforcement officials and the general public to promote pedestrian and bicycle safety.

Special Notes:   
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.

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.

A qualified candidate will have experience managing state or federal grants and experience managing programs with statewide or organization-wide impact.

A well-qualified candidate may have experience working with pedestrian and/or bicycle safety programs.

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 Megan Reichel at


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