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for current City of Milwaukee Employees



Heavy Equipment Operators (HEOs) drive and operate firefighting apparatus and perform related functions, including properly staging the vehicle, providing a water supply, putting pumps into operation, maintaining necessary flow and pressure, setting up master streams, operating aerial ladders and putting into use any equipment carried on the apparatus.  HEOs actively participate in the provision of emergency medical care and firefighting operations.






Transfer/Promotional Opportunities and Promotional Examinations are not open to Milwaukee Public Schools employees or to the public. Only current non-probationary City of Milwaukee employees and civilian personnel in MFD and MPD hired through a City Service Commission process will be considered. Individuals with exempt, provisional, temporary or emergency appointments are not eligible for transfer.


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

Office hours are weekdays from
8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

(414) 286-3751 (general info)
(414) 286-5555 (job hotline)
TDD: (414) 286-2960