JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Wisconsin Center District employment

Current Wisconsin Center District employment opportunities

Wisconsin Center District employment application

Levy Restaurants employment

Vendor, contractor and bidding information

Disadvantaged/Minority/Women-owned Business Enterprise participation

Current Requests For Proposals/Requests for Quotations

Levy Restaurants Third-Party Vendor program

Advertising and sponsorship opportunities

The Wisconsin Center District, owners and operators of the Wisconsin Center, UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena and Milwaukee Theatre, exists to expand opportunity and prosperity for the citizens of Milwaukee and Wisconsin. It pursues this goal through direct employment and contracting opportunities, and by stimulating economic activity and opportunity in the local hospitality and event services industries.

Wisconsin Center District employment
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Pre-employment testing includes drug screening, a criminal background check and a physical exam. Applicants must be United States citizens or legal residents of the United States.

Current Wisconsin Center District employment opportunities

Part-time Setup & Maintenance

Part-time Electrician

Part-time Lead Cashier

Part-time Cashier

Part-time Parking Lot Attendant

Wisconsin Center District employment application
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Levy Restaurants employment
Levy Restaurants, the Wisconsin Center District's exclusive, in-house food & beverage provider, employs many people for its catering and concession operations in the Wisconsin Center, UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena and Milwaukee Theatre. Levy Restaurants is also an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To inquire about position openings and obtain an application, please contact Levy Restaurants at 414.908.6149 or tmccutcheon@wcd.org.

Vendor, contractor and bidding information
For its ongoing operations and for special projects and initiatives, the Wisconsin Center District purchases a wide variety of products and services from outside vendors and contractors. As a government agency, the District normally solicits at least three quotes or bids from competing firms for purchases over $500. Much greater expenditures, typically for major projects or initiatives, are subject to a Request for Quotation (RFQs) or Request for Proposal (RFPs) process. For inquiries about contracting to provide services, equipment or supplies to the Wisconsin Center District, please contact our Purchasing Manager at 414.908.6073 or Khopp@wcd.org.

Disadvantaged/Minority/Women-owned Business Enterprise participation
The Wisconsin Center District has a progressive policy to assure maximum economic participation by small (SBE), disadvantaged (DBE), minority-owned (MBE) and women-owned (WBE) business enterprises for construction and other services in its facilities. When established for the Wisconsin Center construction project in 1996, this policy was the strongest such commitment in the history of publicly-owned projects in Wisconsin, and, along with the District's Technical Assistance initiatives, it became an effective model for others. For day-to-day purchasing and special projects, the District continues to employ similar requirements, which include:

  • At least 25% of the aggregate percent of contracts, as well as the aggregate dollar value of all contracts awarded by the District for construction and services shall be awarded to minority-owned enterprises (MBEs), and at least 5% shall be awarded to women-owned enterprises (WBEs), as defined in sections 66.905(1)(a), 560.036(1)(f) and (229.46(1)(c) of the Wisconsin Statutes. The District accepts DBE/MBE/WBE certification by the state or by the City of Milwaukee/Milwaukee County Joint Certification Program.
  • All persons receiving a contract from the District will make a commitment that at least 25% of the employees hired because of the contract will be minority group members, and at least 5% of the employees hired because of the contract will be women.
  • The District will afford SBEs, DBEs, MBEs and WBEs full opportunity to submit Proposals in response to its advertised solicitations, and will ensure that no one is discriminated against, on the grounds of sex, race, national origin, color, religious belief, age, disability or sexual orientation, in the awarding of any District contract or in subsequent project participation.

A full description of the District's DBE/MBE/WBE qualifications are attached to any bid documents, RFPs or RFQ's listed below.

Current Requests For Proposals/Requests for Quotations
No RFQs or RFPs are posted at this time.

Levy Restaurants Third-Party Vendor program
Levy Restaurants has developed a unique management program designed to create and enhance opportunities for minority-owned and women-owned businesses in the food and beverage service industry. Participating "Third-Party Vendors" provide cash concessions and specialty foods for events in the Wisconsin Center, UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena and Milwaukee Theatre. Several firms have "graduated" from this program to become successful independent businesses operating out of their own facilities.

To learn more about becoming a Third-Party Vendor, please contact Rich Henkel, General Manager, at 414-908-6161 or rhenkel@wcd.org.

Advertising and sponsorship opportunities
Some 2 million people pass through the doors of the Wisconsin Center, UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena and Milwaukee Theatre every year. Untold numbers drive, ride or walk past the facilities in their daily travels, providing abundant opportunities inside and out to make targeted advertising impressions.

Vehicles for this advertising range from TV spots on video screens in the public areas of our facilities, to lighted signage in the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena concourses and scoreboard, to "title sponsorship" of entire facilities or interior spaces.

If you'd like to reach convention attendees, event patrons or the many thousands of others who use or pass our facilities, and want to learn more about the advertising and sponsorship opportunities, media and markets we offer, contact Chris Kroening at 414.908.6056 or CKroening@wcd.org.

Request information about WCD sponsorship opportunities

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Box Office Information:
Milwaukee Theatre
500 W. Kilbourn Ave.
800-745-3000
UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
400 W. Kilbourn Ave.
800-745-3000