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Crash Database Manager

By November 12, 2021
  • Full Time
  • Madison, WI
  • November 28, 2021

Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Use your ability to understand and translate business requirements into IT solutions and manage databases as the Wisconsin State Patrol Crash Database Manager (IS Business Automation Senior)! The Crash Database Manager serves as a key interface between the agency data needs and the IT project teams to maintain and update the Crash Database. This position supports all law enforcement agencies across the state with crash form completion and transmitting the crash data to DOT appropriately.

The Crash Records Unit compiles and maintains all Wisconsin traffic crash data for use by researchers, traffic engineers, traffic safety advocates and other public safety entities. Traffic crash data is also made available to the public through the use of the Community Maps website.

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

In addition to these amazing benefits, we strive for inclusivity and celebrate different religious holidays and cultural observances and provide flexibility for utilizing paid time off for such celebrations. For more information on WisDOT you can visit our website by clicking here.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is an organization dedicated to creating transportation solutions through innovation and exceptional service. We are committed to fostering an environment rooted in Integrity, Diversity, Excellence, and Accountability. The WisDOT IDEA continues to drive us forward in our mission to provide leadership in the development and operation of a safe and efficient transportation system. We operate with integrity as we build trust and confidence in all our relationships through honesty, commitment, and the courage to do what is right in all of our efforts. We strive for diversity in creating an environment, including all people and opinions, which cultivates opportunities to bring varied perspectives to the work being done and decisions being made. We believe in leading by excellence by providing quality products and services that exceed our customers’ expectations by being professional and the best in all we do. We are committed to maintaining accountability, both individually and collectively, for the impact of our actions on resources, the people we serve, and each other.

Position Summary

The Crash Database Manager is a business area expert and business liaison for the Wisconsin State Patrol who works with IT project managers to develop, facilitate, coordinate, test and implement updates to the Crash Database. The Crash Database is used by law enforcement agencies statewide and works with stakeholders including Traffic and Criminal Software (TraCS), the Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin (TOPS Lab), as well as WisDOT planning and engineering divisions.

This position plays a role in creating routine and ad-hoc reports for management and Crash Database users from using database query, data analytics and data visualization technologies such as SAS, SQL, Python and other associated tools.

Salary Information

This position is in schedule-range (07-34) with an annual salary of $56,160-$70,720, plus excellent benefits. A twelve-month probationary period is required. Pay for current state employees will be set in accordance with the Wisconsin State Compensation Plan.

Job Details

WisDOT does not sponsor work visas. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States.

Prior to any appointments for position(s) filled from this announcement, candidates may be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check which may include FBI fingerprinting.

Certain positions within this Department may allow remote/work from home flexibility for a portion of their work schedule, depending on the needs of the position and the work unit. This topic and any remote work flexibility that may be available will be discussed in more detail in the interview process. For positions that do allow remote work flexibility, although residency in the State of WI is not required for permanent positions, it is not anticipated that working outside of WI or bordering cities will be allowed as positions may at times need to report to office locations in WI on short notice.

All state employees are required to report their COVID vaccination status, whether vaccinated or not, and must provide supporting documentation if vaccinated. Newly hired employees will be required to submit this information within their first two weeks of employment. At this time, those who are unvaccinated are subject to weekly COVID-19 testing protocols.


Qualified applicants will have all the following:

•    Training or experience with the systems development life cycle (SDLC) and IT Project Management.
•    Experience acting as an IT Business Liaison.
•    Training or experience collecting, managing and maintaining data in a relational database.
•    Training or experience using database query, data analytics and data visualization software to create reports.

To apply for this job email your details to Allison2.Forer@dot.wi.gov

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