Employment Opportunities

The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) employs individuals in a wide array of job categories including, but not limited to: Assistant Attorney General , Forensic Scientist, Special Agent, information systems specialists, legal secretaries, administrative support staff and paralegals.


We are predominantly located in the heart of the capital city of Madison, but also have staff assigned to: crime laboratories located in Madison, Milwaukee and Wausau; and criminal investigative field offices in Madison, Milwaukee, Appleton, Wausau, and Eau Claire. 


Current Opportunities

DOJ fills vacant positions throughout the year. Applications for most positions are only accepted during specific recruitment periods.


To view current employment opportunities at the Wisconsin Department of Justice please visit wisc.jobs

To set up email notifications for new job opportunities, create a Saved Search in wisc.jobs. 




Limited Term Opportunities

The Department also has opportunities for temporary employment. These temporary positions, referred to as Limited Term Employment (LTE) jobs, are limited to 1040 hours in a year and may be either full-time or part-time. No benefits are paid, but an LTE job may provide valuable work experience and an opportunity to explore different types of employment at DOJ.


Benefits of State Employment

The State of Wisconsin offers competitive benefits and pay.  For more information regarding DOJ's fringe benefits, view the Employee Trust Funds Website


Equal Employment Opportunity

DOJ is an equal opportunity employer with an affirmative action plan for achieving and maintaining a diverse and talented workforce. 

EEO Utilization Report

Equity and Inclusion Plan