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 The mission of the Dane County Job Center is to act as a partner in meeting the workforce needs of area employers and to help individuals achieve their career goals and enhance their employment opportunities.


Directions and Map
to the Dane County Job Center

For Job Seekers
- jobcenterofwisconsin (job listings)
- Publications
- Job Fairs
- Workshops
- Non-traditional Careers for Women
- Veterans Employment Services

- Veteran Priority of Service
- Job Corps
- On-site Recruitment Opportunities

(United Way 2-1-1)
- Medical, financial, housing, child care, food, and transportation information.

Business Services
- Job Fairs and Business Events
- Recruiting
- Labor Market Information
- List Job Openings on Job

Partner Agencies located in the Job Center

Other WI Job Centers

Dane County Hours:
M-F  7:45 am - 4:30 pm

Wisconsin Job Service Hours:
M-F  7:45 am - 4:30 pm

Dane County Job Center
1819 Aberg Avenue 
Madison, WI 53704

Dane County Department of Human Service - 1-888-794-5556

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - 608-242-4800

Job Service - 608-242-4900


Nontraditional Occupations for Women (NTO)

What are NonTraditional Occupations?
Nontraditional occupations for women are defined by the U.S. Department of Labor as jobs in which 25% or less of the workers are female.

Why is it important to open up NTO for women?
Opening up nontraditional occupations for women simply reflects full and unrestricted career choice and equal employment opportunity for all, regardless of gender or race. As one-stop shopping centers for all members of the community seeking employment & training services, Job Center service networks need to systematically provide ALL customers with information about and services for the full spectrum of job and career opportunities.

Advantages of NTO Jobs
Nontraditional jobs offer a variety of advantages. Some of the major rewards include the following:
- Higher Salary
- Advancement Opportunities
- Benefits
- Occupational "Fit"
- Education/Training
- Work Hours

Would you enjoy ....
Earning 20% - 30% more than traditional women's jobs in a career typically considered "men's work?"

Doing outdoor, physical, shop, hands-on or mechanical work?

Learning more about FREE programs in the community that help women explore, prepare for, and enter these careers?


For additional information about non-traditional occupations, browse the following pages:

Workplace Solutions

Institute for Women in Trades, Technology, and Science

National Association for Women in Construction (NAWIC)

U.S. DOLETA Bureau of Apprenticeship & Training

U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau



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