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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.

Inventory Assistant / Inventory Assistant II (DPW-Infrastructure-St/Bridges)

The Inventory Assistant position is responsible for receiving and disbursing materials, supplies and equipment to Department of Public Works employees and contractors, which keeps the crews functioning with the equipment and materials they need in order to provide essential services to the City of Milwaukee residents, visitors and businesses.

Construction Management Engineer (DPW-Infrastructure-St/Bridges)

The Construction Management Engineer is responsible for supervision, preparation, coordination and inspection for the Public Works construction contracts for City and/or State WISDOT sewer, water, bridge, street and alley infrastructure improvement projects.

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.

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.

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Custodial Worker II (Milwaukee Police Department)

The Custodial Worker II – City Laborer is responsible for the overall cleanliness and upkeep of Milwaukee Police Department buildings and grounds and is assigned to the police administration building, police districts, the academy, the data and communication center or other support locations.

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 Communications Manager Milwaukee Police Department)

The Emergency Communications Manager manages the day-to-day and strategic direction of the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) Technical Communications Division, which handles both emergency and non-emergency calls for service. The Emergency Communications Manager is responsible for planning, scheduling, supervising, and monitoring police communications systems; coordinating equipment utilization; overseeing the division’s budget; and managing personnel, playing a mission-critical role in supporting the overall policing strategy and operational deployments of the MPD.

Garage Attendant (Milwaukee Police Department)

Under the direction of the Police Fleet Supervisor, the Garage Attendant performs basic preventive mechanical maintenance of vehicles, conducts safety checks on City equipment, and performs custodial and miscellaneous shop duties in the Milwaukee Police Department Facility Services Division-Fleet Unit.

Public Health Nurse I (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.

Sanitation Supervisor (DPW-Operations-Sanitation)

Under supervision of the Sanitation District Manager, the Sanitation Supervisor supervises crews for refuse and recycling collection, street sweeping, leaf collection, snow plowing, ice control and various other sanitation duties.

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Please follow the application instructions carefully for each of the agencies listed below.  Application materials should not be submitted to the Department of Employee Relations.

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School Crossing Guard (Milwaukee Police Department, Safety Division)

Applications for School Crossing Guard, part-time (regular and substitute) are being accepted by the Milwaukee Police Department Safety Division. Applications and job descriptions are available at the Safety Division's website.

Election Workers (Election Commission)

The City of Milwaukee Election Commission is looking for hardworking citizens that have a dedication to democracy and protecting voter rights to work at the polls. Applications and job descriptions are available at the Election Commission's website.

Compete Milwaukee, Transitional Jobs Program

Compete Milwaukee is a partnership between the Mayor, Common Council, workforce development agencies and private employers, with the goal of connecting unemployed and underemployed Milwaukeeans with employment opportunities. It accomplishes this by providing unemployed city residents temporary work in a variety of professional disciplines, while at the same time providing job readiness training, career counseling and ultimately, a pathway to family supporting employment.

Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM)

We invite you to consider working with us to advance HACM's mission to foster strong, resilient and inclusive communities by providing a continuum of high-quality housing options that support self-sufficiency, good quality of life, and the opportunity to thrive. Applications and job descriptions are available at the HACM Employment Opportunities website.

EARN & LEARN, Milwaukee's Summer Youth Employment Initiative

EARN & LEARN is a summer youth employment program initiated by Mayor Tom Barrett in partnership with local business, non-profit, and community- and faith-based organizations. EARN & LEARN assists young people from Milwaukee in making a successful transition from adolescence into adulthood through job skills and work experience.

Other Government Employers

Links to the employment websites for Milwaukee Public Schools, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD), Milwaukee County, State of Wisconsin, and Federal Government.

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Department of Employee Relations
200 E. Wells Street, Room 706
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3515

Office hours are weekdays from
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City offices are closed on Monday, May 29.

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(414) 286-5555 (job hotline)
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