The Department of Corrections, Bureau of Correctional Enterprises is seeking qualified applicants for a limited term* Warehouse Worker position with Badger State Industries. This position is located at Taycheedah Correctional Institution in Fond du Lac, WI.
The Bureau of Correctional Enterprises, within the Division of Adult Institutions, provides opportunities for inmates to work, learn, and earn during the confinement portion of a prison sentence. Work provides for the constructive use of inmates’ time inside an institution, which reduces opportunities for rule violations. Learning general work skills applicable to any job and technical skills applicable to specific jobs enables inmates to be stronger job applicants and to become valuable employees when they return to the community. Earning an hourly wage enables inmates to pay court ordered obligations like restitution to victims of their crimes and child support to their dependent families. This combination of working, learning, and earning contributes to inmates’ successful community reentry.
*Temporary jobs are referred to as limited term employment (LTE). While limited term employment does not automatically lead to or enjoy the same benefits as permanent employment, these positions provide valuable work experience and an opportunity to learn more about different career options at the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
Under limited supervision, the Warehouse Worker supervises skilled and semi-skilled inmate workers while providing inmate training in the canteen order fulfillment center. This positions utilizes a computer system as an aid to production, inventory, and maintaining records.
Applicants must be a Wisconsin resident.
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.
The Department of Corrections may conduct pre-employment drug screens. Any applicant who is offered employment in a position which requires a pre-employment drug screen must pass the screen as a contingency to employment. Applicants who fail or refuse the drug screen will not be given further consideration for employment.
A minimally qualified applicant will have training or experience in: Warehouse order fulfillment
Shop management, including scheduling, inventory control, and continuous quality improvement
Computer experience (i.e. CADD, programming and operating CNC equipment, MRP systems such as NetSuite, etc.)
How To Apply:
Please email a Cover Letter and Resume to Paula Lemke at Paula.firstname.lastname@example.org.