Current State Employment Opportunities


Most permanent and project vacancies are filled through competition requiring an examination or special application process. Each job announcement outlines specific application instructions. The best qualified candidates are invited to a personal interview.

The Department of Military Affairs (DMA) announces current vacanies for permanent and project positions on WiscJobs, the one-stop site for all State of Wisconsin employment opportunities. When you visit WiscJobs, utilize the Advanced Search functions when searching for specific State departments, preferred work locations, occupational categories, etc.                 

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The DMA is headquartered in Madison, with locations at Truax Field, Madison; Mitchell Field, Milwaukee; the Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center and the U.S. Property and Fiscal Office, Camp Williams, both located at Camp Douglas; and the Wisconsin Military Academy and the Wisconsin National Guard ChalleNGe Academy, both located at Fort McCoy. There are 60+ armories located in various cities of the state, as well as six Emergency Management regional offices and other military facilities scattered across the state.

The Department of Military Affairs employs approximately 400 permanent state classified employees who work in many varied occupations. Employees within the classified service include:

Professional Staff
Security and Public Safety
Administrative Support
Typical entry level positions include Blue Collar, Office Support and Limited Term Employees.

Blue Collar positions within DMA include facilities repair worker, maintenance mechanic, shipping and mailing clerk, and storekeeper. These positions require testing at an Office of State Emploment Relations (OSER) exam center. For specific application procedures and exam center locations, click here.

Office Support positions within DMA, which require testing at the OSER exam centers, include program assistant and secretary. The Office Support examination is offered every month. By taking only one exam, an individual can be placed on multiple employment registers for different job titles. An applicant may take this exam once every six months. For specific application procedures and exam center locations, click here.