​​​​​​The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection 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.​ 

Employment Verifications

For obtaining an employment verification of a DATCP employee, please email DATCPPayrollandBenefits@wisconsin.gov​. ​​

Active Recruitments

Current DATCP employment opportunities 

Information on how to apply for these opportunities

For any questions regarding employment opportunities, please contact the Bureau of Human Resources at DATCPDLDMSHumanResources@wisconsin.gov​.

Within our Division of Food Safety, mailing lists of interested candidates are maintained for job titles with more frequent openings, but for which we are not currently recruiting. For more information regarding these positions, visit the Division of Food and Recreational Safety mailing list opportunity page

Limited Term Employment Opportunities

Limited Term Employment (LTE) opportunities are located throughout Wisconsin. LTE positions are temporary, not exceeding 1,040 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 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 six 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.

Additional information on benefits available as a State of Wisconsin employee​​