The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is recruiting to fill a Program & Policy Analyst (Entry or Advanced) position. The vacancy is in the Division of Transportation System Development’s North Central Region. The headquarters for this position is at the Wisconsin Rapids Office or at the Rhinelander Office.

The DOT is a great place to work! We offer amazing benefits such as career advancement, a casual office atmosphere, flexible work schedules, ample vacation time, excellent health benefits, training courses, and an exceptional employee assistance program that offers a variety of programs and tools to help promote an employee’s wellness and health.

Position Summary:   

This position has knowledge of program planning principles to enable the employee to work effectively and assist in a wide range of situations as evidenced by the degree of interpretation of regulations and impact of decision made. This position is responsible for operational program and policy research, analysis, monitoring and reporting of budget and program trends, issues and performance indicators for the region.

This position researches, summarizes and provides recommendations for various topics related to region office and highway program operations, highway rehabilitation program management, highway program, technical services and highway maintenance operations program oversight and budgetary functions.

Work products are professional in quality and include written reports, charts, graphics, spreadsheets and raw data to illustrate content, summarize and/or to provide for recommendations or solutions to issues.

Specific responsibilities include ongoing policy and operational analysis for the region; reporting resource management and assisting in developing performance measures needed to ensure compliance with legislative industry and departmental mandates and commitments; special technical program and budgetary analysis to increase efficiency of section operations and overall improved highway rehabilitation and improvement program performance; providing the necessary justification and advocacy to support the region’s highway program needs and other departmental initiatives.

This position will serve as the first point of contact for tribal issues related to transportation projects. When necessary or requested by a tribe or region management, the Regional Tribal Liaison will coordinate with the Statewide Tribal Liaison in accordance with Executive Order 39. Position will provide guidance to tribes and staff for transportation questions or concerns.

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The deadline is March 2, 2020.