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Current Employment Opportunities, City of Milwaukee

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Fire Dispatch Assistant Manager

Under the direction of the Fire Dispatch Manager, the Fire Dispatch Assistant Manager oversees the operation of the Milwaukee Fire Department’s Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), providing quality assurance of the Communications Section, including ensuring appropriate dispatching; overseeing training and continuing education for new and current fire dispatchers; and conducting performance evaluations, coaching, counseling, and administering discipline.

GIS Developer SR

Under the direction of the GIS Developer-Project Leader, the GIS Developer-SR. & GIS Developer will work within the GIS team to provide maintenance of an enterprise ArcGIS environment and data services to all City departments. This position is the main resource for Map Milwaukee development and support.

Graduate Intern (Department of Employee Relations)

The Graduate Intern will assist Compensation Services staff members in the collection, analysis, maintenance, and presentation of data and information related to job evaluation studies and various compensation issues.

Plan Examiner Specialist

Under the direction of the Permit and Development Center Manager, the Plan Examiner Specialist provides primary service to walk-in customers of the DNS Development Center who are seeking building permits and certificates or information regarding City of Milwaukee building and zoning codes. The Specialist also provides support to Plan Examiner IIs and IIIs in reviewing plans and preparing documents related to the issuing of building permits.

Lead Risk Assessor I

Under the direction of the Environmental Health Field Supervisor, the Lead Risk Assessor I (LRA) assigned to the Home Environmental Health Division of the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) is responsible for conducting citywide inspections and risk assessments of residential properties for lead hazards to prevent childhood lead poisoning. The LRA is also responsible for facilitating lead hazard reduction and conducting enforcement activities as needed.

IT Support Services Supervisor

Under the general direction of the Chief Court Administrator, the IT Support Services Supervisor directs, plans, coordinates, budgets for, and prioritizes information technology (IT) projects for the Municipal Court, in addition to managing the day‑to‑day operations of the Court’s network and ensuring its round‑the‑clock availability and security. The incumbent in this position is responsible for the Court’s proprietary case management system, physical and virtual servers, the workstation environment, and interconnectivity with other public and private agencies.

Traffic Operations Assistant

Under the general direction of the Transportation Operations Engineer, the Transportation Operations Assistant performs traffic studies and compiles and analyzes data related to various transportation functions.

Health Project Assistant-DAD

Under the direction of the Family and Community Wellness Manager, the Health Project Assistant is responsible for outreach, recruitment, and enrollment of expectant and parenting fathers into the Direct Assistance to Dads (DAD) Project. The Health Project Assistant will conduct home visits with enrolled fathers and will provide evidence-based programming, assessments, and care planning to ensure optimal father involvement in the lives of their partners and children.

Electrical Inspector (DNS)

Under the direction of the Electrical Inspection Supervisor, the Electrical Inspector conducts electrical systems inspections in commercial, industrial, and residential buildings to ensure compliance with applicable codes.

ERS Senior Database Administrator

The Employes’ Retirement System (ERS) Senior Database Administrator supports the business and technology processes necessary to manage the MERITS pension system database and all Structured Query Language (SQL) database applications at the ERS. This position designs solutions to optimize the productivity and efficiency of the ERS and its internal and external databases.

Program Assistant I (Bilingual)

Under the direction of the Deputy Director of the Election Commission, the Program Assistant I-Bilingual performs all activities associated with assigning chief inspectors, election inspectors, and other election workers to polling sites, recruiting and training election workers; scheduling training locations and dates, and processing payroll for inspectors after each election. The Program Assistant I-Bilingual is required to be fluent in both English and Spanish to ensure that the City’s bilingual elections program complies with federal law.

Boiler Inspector ( DNS)

Under the direction of the Building Construction Inspection Division Manager, the Boiler Inspector periodically conducts inspections of new and existing boilers and pressure vessels internally and externally to ensure compliance with applicable codes; investigates complaints for violations of city ordinances and zoning codes; examines and approves HVAC plans and issues permits; and facilitates resolution of complex issues related to HVAC systems.

Communications Facilities Coordinator

Under direction of the Technical Communications Division Police Captain and the Telecommunications Supervisor, the Communications Facilities Coordinator ensures continuity of operations, facilitates moves and changes, provides training and support to end users, and monitors and tracks system and call taker performance for the telecommunications system of the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD), including the 911 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). Major systems include the Sentinel® 911 system, Aurora management information system (MIS), Avaya phone system, and NICE Inform® recording system.

Engineering Technician V

Under the direction of the Traffic Engineer Senior and the Engineering Technician VI, the Engineering Technician V designs and prepares signing, pavement marking and traffic control plans. The Engineering Technician V also coordinates traffic control operations related to capital paving projects, special events and other construction activities throughout the city.

College Intern (Assessors Office)

The College Intern assigned to the Appraisal Division of the Assessor’s Office will assist staff with research projects, develop reports, and provide departmental support services by collecting, analyzing, maintaining, and presenting research data and information related to residential and commercial property values and adjustments.

Library Public Services Area Manager

The Library Public Services Area Manager (Manager) assumes a leadership role and is directly responsible for Central Library public services and the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL). The Manager leads Milwaukee Public Library’s (MPL’s) efforts in establishing its role as the State Resource Library; serves as resource for the Friends of MPL Bookseller volunteers and 814 Building tenants; and assists the Deputy Library Director of Public Services (Deputy) in planning and administering public library services system-wide.

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Boiler Inspector ( DNS)

Under the direction of the Building Construction Inspection Division Manager, the Boiler Inspector periodically conducts inspections of new and existing boilers and pressure vessels internally and externally to ensure compliance with applicable codes; investigates complaints for violations of city ordinances and zoning codes; examines and approves HVAC plans and issues permits; and facilitates resolution of complex issues related to HVAC systems.

Civil Engineer I and II (DPW-Infrastructure-Streets/Bridges)

The Civil Engineer is responsible for performing a variety of professional duties including designing, planning, and/or construction in one or more of the following areas: sewer and environmental engineering, water engineering, street, highway and transportation engineering, traffic engineering, and structural engineering.

College Intern (Assessors Office)

The College Intern assigned to the Appraisal Division of the Assessor’s Office will assist staff with research projects, develop reports, and provide departmental support services by collecting, analyzing, maintaining, and presenting research data and information related to residential and commercial property values and adjustments.

Communications Facilities Coordinator

Under direction of the Technical Communications Division Police Captain and the Telecommunications Supervisor, the Communications Facilities Coordinator ensures continuity of operations, facilitates moves and changes, provides training and support to end users, and monitors and tracks system and call taker performance for the telecommunications system of the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD), including the 911 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). Major systems include the Sentinel® 911 system, Aurora management information system (MIS), Avaya phone system, and NICE Inform® recording system.

Electrical Inspector (DNS)

Under the direction of the Electrical Inspection Supervisor, the Electrical Inspector conducts electrical systems inspections in commercial, industrial, and residential buildings to ensure compliance with applicable codes.

Elevator Inspector (Department of Neighborhood Services)

Under the direction of the Electrical Inspection Supervisor, the Elevator Inspector conducts inspections of passenger and freight elevators, chair lifts, handicap lifts, escalators, moving walks, and dumbwaiters. These inspections take place in commercial and industrial buildings to insure that equipment installed in the City of Milwaukee meets the standards prescribed by State and City codes. Inspection work includes testing elevators and reviewing plans or specifications for new or existing elevator installations.

Engineering Drafting Technician I and II (DPW-Infrastructure-Administration)

Under the direction of the Management Civil Engineer Senior, the Engineering Drafting Technician performs computer-aided drafting of construction plans related to roadway paving, sewer construction, street lighting, traffic signals, underground conduit systems, water systems and other mapping/drawing-related functions.

Engineering Technician I and II (DPW-Infrastructure-Streets/Bridges)

Engineering Technicians perform technical duties in one or more of the following areas: construction, transportation, environmental, traffic and water engineering.

Engineering Technician V

Under the direction of the Traffic Engineer Senior and the Engineering Technician VI, the Engineering Technician V designs and prepares signing, pavement marking and traffic control plans. The Engineering Technician V also coordinates traffic control operations related to capital paving projects, special events and other construction activities throughout the city.

ERS Senior Database Administrator

The Employes’ Retirement System (ERS) Senior Database Administrator supports the business and technology processes necessary to manage the MERITS pension system database and all Structured Query Language (SQL) database applications at the ERS. This position designs solutions to optimize the productivity and efficiency of the ERS and its internal and external databases.

Fire Dispatch Assistant Manager

Under the direction of the Fire Dispatch Manager, the Fire Dispatch Assistant Manager oversees the operation of the Milwaukee Fire Department’s Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), providing quality assurance of the Communications Section, including ensuring appropriate dispatching; overseeing training and continuing education for new and current fire dispatchers; and conducting performance evaluations, coaching, counseling, and administering discipline.

GIS Developer SR

Under the direction of the GIS Developer-Project Leader, the GIS Developer-SR. & GIS Developer will work within the GIS team to provide maintenance of an enterprise ArcGIS environment and data services to all City departments. This position is the main resource for Map Milwaukee development and support.

Graduate Intern (Department of Employee Relations)

The Graduate Intern will assist Compensation Services staff members in the collection, analysis, maintenance, and presentation of data and information related to job evaluation studies and various compensation issues.

Health Project Assistant-DAD

Under the direction of the Family and Community Wellness Manager, the Health Project Assistant is responsible for outreach, recruitment, and enrollment of expectant and parenting fathers into the Direct Assistance to Dads (DAD) Project. The Health Project Assistant will conduct home visits with enrolled fathers and will provide evidence-based programming, assessments, and care planning to ensure optimal father involvement in the lives of their partners and children.

IT Support Services Supervisor

Under the general direction of the Chief Court Administrator, the IT Support Services Supervisor directs, plans, coordinates, budgets for, and prioritizes information technology (IT) projects for the Municipal Court, in addition to managing the day‑to‑day operations of the Court’s network and ensuring its round‑the‑clock availability and security. The incumbent in this position is responsible for the Court’s proprietary case management system, physical and virtual servers, the workstation environment, and interconnectivity with other public and private agencies.

Lead Risk Assessor I

Under the direction of the Environmental Health Field Supervisor, the Lead Risk Assessor I (LRA) assigned to the Home Environmental Health Division of the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) is responsible for conducting citywide inspections and risk assessments of residential properties for lead hazards to prevent childhood lead poisoning. The LRA is also responsible for facilitating lead hazard reduction and conducting enforcement activities as needed.

Library Public Services Area Manager

The Library Public Services Area Manager (Manager) assumes a leadership role and is directly responsible for Central Library public services and the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL). The Manager leads Milwaukee Public Library’s (MPL’s) efforts in establishing its role as the State Resource Library; serves as resource for the Friends of MPL Bookseller volunteers and 814 Building tenants; and assists the Deputy Library Director of Public Services (Deputy) in planning and administering public library services system-wide.

Maintenance Technician II (DPW-Infrastructure-Facilities)

Repairs, replaces, adjusts, and maintains all equipment related to facilities for the City of Milwaukee. Work includes preventative maintenance, repairs, programming and operation of HVAC, plumbing, mechanical, pneumatic and digital systems for high rise, commercial class A buildings and other City of Milwaukee facilities.

Plan Examiner Specialist

Under the direction of the Permit and Development Center Manager, the Plan Examiner Specialist provides primary service to walk-in customers of the DNS Development Center who are seeking building permits and certificates or information regarding City of Milwaukee building and zoning codes. The Specialist also provides support to Plan Examiner IIs and IIIs in reviewing plans and preparing documents related to the issuing of building permits.

Program Assistant I (Bilingual)

Under the direction of the Deputy Director of the Election Commission, the Program Assistant I-Bilingual performs all activities associated with assigning chief inspectors, election inspectors, and other election workers to polling sites, recruiting and training election workers; scheduling training locations and dates, and processing payroll for inspectors after each election. The Program Assistant I-Bilingual is required to be fluent in both English and Spanish to ensure that the City’s bilingual elections program complies with federal law.

Public Health Nurse 1 (Health Department)

Public Health Nurses assigned to the Maternal and Child Health Division and Disease Control and Environmental Health Division in the City of Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) engage in a variety of population-based and individual nursing activities in homes, schools, clinics and community settings designed to assure that health care is accessible and available to residents. While the majority of the positions are dedicated to maternal and child health care outcomes, additional employment opportunities in more specialized nursing assignments may also be available. These include Empowering Families of Milwaukee, Nurse Family Partnership, Communicable and Infectious Disease, Home Environmental Health, Immunization, and Women’s HIV Program.

Traffic Operations Assistant

Under the general direction of the Transportation Operations Engineer, the Transportation Operations Assistant performs traffic studies and compiles and analyzes data related to various transportation functions.

Vehicle Services Technician I (DPW-Operations-Fleet Services)

Vehicle Services Technicians inspect, maintain, and repair operating systems for a variety of automobiles, light trucks, vans, heavy trucks and equipment, and other miscellaneous City-owned equipment.

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Milwaukee, WI 53202-3515

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