Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Amazing benefits

Total rewards of state employment

Here at the State of Wisconsin, we offer generous benefits to our employees. Our "Total Rewards" package is exceptional, focusing on our employees health, financial security, work-life balance with generous time off and personal development. By offering an amazing benefits package, we draw in amazing talent that assist us in our mission to provide leadership in the development and operation of a safe and efficient transportation system.

Protecting your health

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness reimbursement
  • Wellness incentive
  • Medical and dependent flexible spending accounts

Financial security

  • State of Wisconsin retirement plan
  • Deferred compensation
  • Life insurance plans
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance (AD&D)
  • Income continuation insurance
  • Supplemental insurance for hospital and surgeries, AD&D, dental and vision discounts
  • Group accident insurance through AFLAC
  • Long term care insurance
  • Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free financial planning 

Paid time off

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Vacation hours - minimum of 13 vacation days per year, plus more earned with additional years of state service
  • Personal days - 4.5 days per year
  • Legal holidays 9 days per year
  • Sick leave earn 1.35 days every month
  • Ability to convert vacation leave to sabbatical leave
  • Ability to convert sick leave at retirement to assist with payment of health insurance

Personal development

  • Challenging work assignments
  • Casual supportive work environment
  • Ability to transfer jobs without losing benefits
  • Latest computer technology
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Promote health, safety and wellness with brown bag education
  • Learning management system to enhance skills and education

Some benefits require waiting periods and/or Wisconsin Retirement System participation for eligibility. Benefits listed here are for permanent employees. Benefits for permanent part-time employees are prorated.

Additional benefit information is available from DOT Payroll and Benefits Section (dotpayroll@dot.wi.gov) and Department of Employee Trust Funds.

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Last modified: March 17, 2014

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