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Current Employment Opportunities, City of Milwaukee

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Assistant City Attorney I, II, III

Assistant City Attorneys perform professional legal services for the City of Milwaukee by acting in matters relating to legal work and protecting the interests of the City of Milwaukee.

Building Maintenance Supervisor II (Milwaukee Public Library)

Under the direction of the Library Facilities Manager, the Building Maintenance Supervisor II is responsible for the supervision of custodial and maintenance personnel and for the mechanical operations of the Milwaukee Public Library system, including the Central Library building, 12 neighborhood libraries and the Express Library facility.

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

The Civil Engineer is responsible for performing a variety of professional engineering duties including designing, planning, and/or construction in the streets, highway and/or transportation engineering sections. Civil Engineer I is the entry-level position of the Civil Engineer promotional series. Promotion to the next level, Civil Engineer II, is possible after twelve (12) months of experience as a Civil Engineer I OR one (1) year of professional engineering experience.

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.

Emergency Vehicle Equipment Installer (Milwaukee Police Department)

The Emergency Vehicle Equipment Installer is responsible for the installation, troubleshooting and repair of emergency vehicle systems including mobile radios, mobile computers, mobile in-car video systems, license plate readers and other law enforcement vehicle equipment.

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

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 as required.

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

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

Fire Equipment Repairer II (Fire Equipment Upholsterer), (Fire Department-Support Services Bureau)

Under the direction of the Fire Equipment Repairs Manager, the Fire Equipment Repairer II (Fire Equipment Upholsterer) designs, fabricates, alters, and repairs specialty fabric items uniquely inherent to the fire service, as well as maintains and fills compressed air and oxygen cylinders, works with liquefied oxygen systems, and fabricates equipment cases.

IT Project Coordinator (Dept. of Administration - Info and Tech Mgmt Division)

Under the guidance of the Applications Integration Manager, the IT Project Coordinator facilitates software integration, development and upgrade projects.

Library Branch Manager (Milwaukee Public Library)

Under the general direction of the Public Services Area Manager, a Library Branch Manager serves as Librarian-in-Charge of a branch library, providing leadership for Branch staff and managing the overall service plan and operation of the agency, which includes collection development and maintenance, services and programs, customer and community relations, outreach and partnership development, and oversight of the general maintenance and security of the library building and grounds. With experience, a Library Branch Manager may be assigned to manage a second branch.

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.

Management Trainee

There are five openings for the position of Management Trainee; the successful candidates will be placed in an appointment that will last up to 12 months in one of the following departments:   1) Budget and Management Division; 2) Department of Public Works; 3) Information Technology and Management Division; 4) Milwaukee Health Department; 5) Office of the Mayor.  While appointments to Management Trainee are limited to up to one year, transfer/promotional opportunities to positions within City of Milwaukee agencies may be available upon completion of the trainee period.

Municipal Services Electrician (DPW-Infrastructure-Electrical)

The Municipal Services Electrician inspects, installs, services, repairs and maintains electrical equipment for the City’s street lighting, traffic control, water and sewer instrumentation, communication network systems, buildings, and facilities.

Operations Manager - Development Center (Dept. of Neighborhood Services)

Under the direction of the Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS) Commissioner and Development Center Manager, the Operations Manager-Development Center manages or supports departmental projects and operations associated with the development process, including business planning, process improvement, and performance measurement. The person in this role is responsible for interdepartmental and intradepartmental coordination of projects, communications, and implementation.

Public Relations Supervisor (Common Council - City Clerk)

Consider this opportunity to take your public relations career to the next level in this fast-paced and varied role in City government! Put your top-notch writing, communications, media relations, and supervisory skills to work as a key member of the Public Information Division. Under the direction of the Public Information Manager, the Public Relations Supervisor assists in managing the public relations and publications functions of the Public Information Division of the Common Council-City Clerk’s Office.

Purchasing Agent (Dept. of Administration - Purchasing Division)

Under the direction of the City Purchasing Director, the Purchasing Agent is responsible for managing the full procurement cycle for a large volume of a diverse group of goods and services, ensuring that all procurements comply with specifications, City government ordinances, policies, procedures and ethical business practices.

Water Repair Worker and Water Distribution Repair Worker I (DPW-Water Works)

The Water Distribution Repair Worker I and Water Repair Worker serve as part of a crew that repairs and maintains the water distribution system so that customers have quality, sufficient water with minimal interruption.

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