Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school and must possess a license to practice law in the State of Wisconsin prior to appointment. The earliest potential start date is April 15, 2019.
The mission of the Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS), along with related professional boards, is to promote economic growth and stability while protecting the citizens of Wisconsin by ensuring safe and competent practice by licensed professionals. The Division of Legal Services and Compliance (DLSC) processes, investigates, and prosecutes complaints against licensed professionals, as well as monitors compliance with disciplinary orders. DLSC cases involve health, business, and trade professionals. DLSC also provides legal counsel to the professional boards attached to DSPS. This position is at our new office location at 4822 Madison Yards Way, Madison, Wisconsin, which offers convenient access to the Hilldale Shopping Center, University Avenue, UW Campus, and downtown. DSPS offers opportunities for professional growth, and a fast-paced work environment!Position Summary:
This position is responsible for managing a high-volume caseload and providing legal services to the department and attached regulatory authorities. This work includes assisting with investigations of complaints against licensees of the department and regulatory authorities, assisting professionals in achieving compliance, negotiating stipulated resolutions of complaints, and commencing formal disciplinary action against licensees when stipulations are not possible.
Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school and must possess a license to practice law in the State of Wisconsin prior to appointment. the earliest potential start date is April 15, 2019.
This is a Limited Term Employment (LTE) position and limited to 1,039 hours in 26 consecutive pay periods (1 year).
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.
DSPS 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.
Apply online! 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 and attach a resume and a letter of qualifications. Your letter of qualifications and resume are very important parts of your application at DSPS and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on developing your resume and cover letter for your DSPS application and what should be included in these materials, click here.
Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Questions can be directed to Allison Forer at Allison2.Forer@dot.wi.gov or 608-266-9725.