The Department of Safety and Professional Services mission is to promote economic growth and stability while protecting the citizens of Wisconsin as designated by statute. DSPS and related professional boards protect the citizens of Wisconsin by ensuring the safe and competent practice of licensed professionals; performing inspections of commercial buildings, amusement rides, boilers, elevators, pressurized gas systems, and electrical systems; and performing plan reviews of commercial building, plumbing, fire suppression, elevators, boilers, and private onsite wastewater treatments systems.
What We Are Looking For: DSPS is looking for a new member to join our Legal Services team to work with prosecutors and investigators to support enforcement actions on credential holders. We’re looking for a candidate who has strong analytical, research, and investigative skills to become a member of this fast paced team.
What We Offer: We offer meaningful work within a collaborative environment. We provide amazing benefits, which include an excellent retirement plan, extensive health insurance options, ample paid time off, as well as the opportunity for challenges and advancements that will enhance your professional career.
Where We Are Located: This position is located on the west side of Madison in the brand new Hill Farms State Office Building, at 4822 Madison Yards Way, conveniently located close to the restaurants, shopping, and entertainment of the Hilldale Shopping Center. Our complex also offers great views and a new exercise facility for employee use.
The Consumer Protection Investigator (CPI) assists prosecutors and CPI-Senior investigators in the Division of Legal Services and Compliance (DLSC) in the performance of investigations to secure testimony and physical evidence to support effective enforcement actions by DLSC. Emphasis is placed on learning and applying the statutes, administrative code, and standards to determine if there have been any violations by credential holders. The outcomes of these investigations can result in setting statewide standards of practice in the professions affected. The CPI also assists in conducting inspections of credential holders to ensure compliance with applicable statutes and code.
This position is in schedule-range (05-13) with an hourly salary of $18.75, plus excellent benefits. A twelve-month probationary period is required. Pay for current state employees will be set in accordance with the Wisconsin State Compensation Plan.
Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check.
This state agency 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.
Certain positions within this Department may allow remote/work from home flexibility for a portion of their work schedule, depending on the needs of the position and the work unit. This topic and any remote work flexibility that may be available will be discussed in more detail in the interview process. For positions that do allow remote work flexibility, although residency in the State of WI is not required for permanent positions, it is not anticipated that working outside of WI or bordering cities will be allowed as positions may at times need to report to office locations in WI on short notice.
All state employees are required to report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not, and must provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment.
Qualified applicants will have all the following:
- Experience drafting a variety of written communications (letters, memos, reports, summaries, or comparable).
- Experience or training utilizing Microsoft Office Suite products or comparable.
- Experience or training assisting customers with questions via phone, email, fax, in person, or comparable method.
In addition to having all the above, well qualified applicants will have one or more of the following:
- Experience or training documenting detailed information and summarizing in a written report.
- Experience reviewing or analyzing records, police reports, adjudicative proceedings, or investigative reports.
- Experience working in a position that had exposure to or required familiarity with medical terminology or medical records.
- Experience performing audits or inspections to verify compliance/quality control.
How to Apply:
Apply online! To apply, click “Apply for Job” to start the application process. Then, you will access your existing account or to create a new account if you don’t have an account. Once you are logged in, click “Apply for Job.” Follow the steps outlined in the application process and submit your application.
Your application materials are very important parts of your application and are used during our evaluation process to determine your qualifications as they relate to the job. For instructions on how to develop and what should be included in these materials, click here. For more information on the basics of the selection process and how the State of WI ensures fair and equitable treatment of all applicants, click here.
Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer or voluntary demotion) should complete the application process as described above by the stated deadline.
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 Meredith Heinlein at 608-266-0878 or email@example.com.
Deadline to Apply:
The deadline to apply is 11:59 PM on Sunday, October 24.