The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) employs a diverse mix of people in the service of the State of Wisconsin. We work hard to protect and promote Wisconsin’s agricultural industries and consumers. We recognize that our success hinges on the high quality, dedicated staff that we employ.
Current DATCP Employment Opportunities
For information on other positions available with the State of Wisconsin, go to Wisc.Jobs.
We also have other opportunities for which we maintain mailing lists of interested candidates, but for which we are not currently accepting applications. These opportunities include the following:
Limited Term Employment Opportunities
Limited Term Employment (LTE) opportunities are located throughout Wisconsin. LTE positions are temporary, not exceeding 1,043 hours per twelve-month period. No civil service exam is required for these positions. To be eligible for LTE opportunities you must be a Wisconsin resident.
You can also send a resume and cover letter highlighting the types of work you would be interested in to the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection; Bureau of Human Resources; P.O. Box 8911; Madison, WI 53708. Resumes will be kept on file for 6 months.
Working for DATCP
At DATCP, we serve the people of Wisconsin to assure safe, wholesome food; consumer protection and fair business practices; healthy people, animals and plants; a clean environment; and strong agriculture and commerce. From business and marketing professionals to science and land use specialists and from auditors and engineers to inspectors and investigators every employee plays an integral role in our success.
Beyond the exceptional benefits package provided by the State of Wisconsin, our employees may also enjoy:
- Flexible scheduling
- Statewide travel
- Plentiful, low cost parking
- Easily accessible Headquarters located on Madison's southeast side
- Continued training opportunities
- Wooded walking trails for leisurely lunches
- Onsite locker room facilities
- Onsite cafeteria
For information on benefits available as a State of Wisconsin employee, click here.
|"The people I work with are passionate about the future of farming and rural life in Wisconsin, and the work I do is deeply interesting and compelling. The work done by this department touches every citizen in Wisconsin every day." |
"I am constantly learning here. My job is interesting and diverse enough that I can concentrate on different programs throughout the day."