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Current Employment Opportunties - City of Milwaukee

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Certification and Communications Coordinator (Department of Neighborhood Services)

Under the general supervision of the Commissioner and the Business Operations Manager, the Certification and Communications Coordinator acts as departmental spokesperson, oversees media relations, oversees all printed and electronic communications, facilitates continuing education requirements and credentialing for certified inspectors, and coordinates the Department of Neighborhood Services response to open records requests.

Diversity Recruiter (Dept. of Employee Relations-Operations)

Under the direction of the Staffing Services Manager, the Diversity Recruiter develops and implements recruitment strategies that produce an exceptionally well-qualified and diverse candidate pool in order to quickly fill vacancies within the general City Service (non-sworn).

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.

Engineering Intern (DPW-Sewer-Environmental)

The Engineering Intern will assist civil engineers and engineering technicians with various engineering tasks in Environmental and Milwaukee Water Works Engineering Sections. Interns work approximately 20 hours per week and cannot exceed 1,040 hours per year.

Engineering Technician I or 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.

Engineering Technician IV (DPW-Infrastructure-St/Bridges)

The Engineering Technician IV works under the direction of an Engineering Technician V. The Engineering Technician IV is in charge of the survey crew, which performs surveys for various capital improvement projects and related studies.

Enterprise Resource Planning Manager (Dept of Administration-Info & Tech Mgmt Division)

The ERP Manager plans and implements financial, human resources and related systems, monitors application service provider contracts for production availability and managed services and implements upgrades and extensions to the systems.

Family & Community Health Operations Manager (Health Department)

The Family and Community Health Operations Manager helps develop, implement, manage and evaluate evidence-based programs for the City of Milwaukee Health Department’s (MHD) Family and Community Health (FCH) division.

GIS Developer-Senior (Dept of Administration-Info & Tech Mgmt Division)

As part of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team, the GIS Developer – Senior serves as the main resource for MapMilwaukee development and support.

Laboratory Data Specialist (Health Department)

The Laboratory Data Specialist is responsible for meeting the goals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Epidemiology & Laboratory Capacity grant by performing data analysis, maintaining data security and integrity and by ensuring that LIS disaster recovery protocols are in place.

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 Librarian (Milwaukee Public Library)

The Management Librarian of the Central Library Children’s Room serves as assistant manager for the Youth Services Department and provides leadership to the Central Library Children’s Room staff to ensure excellent customer service, programming, material selection and collection maintenance. The incumbent assists with the development of library services for youth from birth to age eighteen, their parents, educators and others interested in services to youth.

The Management Librarian of the Humanities and Art, Music and Recreation departments, serves as assistant manager for both departments by providing leadership to the Humanities and Art, Music, and Recreation staff to ensure excellent customer service, programming and collection maintenance. The incumbent manages the library’s archival resources and maintenance of the Art & Significant Object Inventory.

Police Officer (Milwaukee Police Department)

Police Officers preserve public peace, protect life and property, work within the community to prevent crime, and enforce ordinances of the City of Milwaukee and the laws of the State of Wisconsin.

Public Health Deputy Laboratory Director (Health Department)

Under the direction of the Laboratory Director, the Public Health Deputy Laboratory Director assists with new program and business development; administrative, budgetary, and strategic planning; and overall operational support for managing the Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) laboratory quality systems and regulatory compliances.

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.

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.

Water Treatment Plant Operator/Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator (DPW-Water-Linwood)

The Water Treatment Plant Operator and Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator, as part of a treatment plant team, operate a water treatment plant and distribution pumping system to meet production requirements for high quality, sufficient drinking water with a major focus on pump, treatment and chemical filtration changes, plant integration and overall process control.

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Summer Youth Internship Program (SYIP)

Mayor Tom Barrett’s Summer Youth Internship Program (SYIP) provides youth with employment and life skills and helps them meet educational, job readiness and career exploration goals. The SYIP intern is placed in a City department such as Fire, Library, Neighborhood Services, Office of the Mayor, Administration, Common Council, Public Works, Assessor, Health, Port, or City Development for 7 weeks.

Applications are being accepted (online only) on the SYIP website between January 23 - March 31, 2017 (4:00 p.m.).

School Crossing Guard

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

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.

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
City Hall, Room 706
200 E. Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3515

Weekdays, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
City offices are closed on Friday, April 14, 2017.
(414) 286-3751
(414) 286-5555 (job hotline)
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