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Accountant I/II

The Accountant I/II provides professional accounting and related financial management services in the management of State and Federal Aid funded and locally funded paving, bridge, and sewer projects.

Assistant City Attorney I/II/III

An Assistant City Attorney performs 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.

Civil Engineer I & II

The Civil Engineer prepares engineering designs and plans and performs construction review and/or inspection in one or more of the following areas: sewer and environmental engineering; water engineering; street, highway and transportation engineering; traffic engineering; and structural engineering.

Code Enforcement Intern

Under the direction of the Code Enforcement Supervisor, the Code Enforcement Intern (CEI) performs code compliance inspections and conducts public information programs within a designated geographic area.

Consumer Environmental Health Supervisor

The Division of Consumer Environmental Health (CEH) utilizes a combination of surveillance, health promotion, enforcement and assessment to prevent disease and injury, to eliminate the disparate impact of environmental health risks and threats on population subgroups, and to create health-supportive environments where everyone in the City of Milwaukee has an equal chance to thrive. The Division is currently staffed with three environmental health supervisors, five coordinators, 17 specialists and two administrative support employees.

Customer Service Representative III-Bilingual

As frontline service provider, a Customer Service Representative III-Bilingual (CSR III-Bilingual) ensures customer satisfaction by performing clerical and customer service functions such as responding to inquiries and requests for services via telephone and in person, scheduling service appointments, handling cashiering or teller duties, and providing Spanish-English interpretation and translation for staff and the public.

Customer Services Representative II-Bilingual

Under the direction of the License Division Manager, the Customer Service Representative II-Bilingual serves as the principal employee who directs customers to the appropriate staff members and City departments.

DCD Accountant Lead

The DCD Accountant Lead provides professional accounting and related financial management services for the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee (RACM).

Electrical Engineer I/II/III

Under the direction of the Management Engineer, the Electrical Engineer designs and prepares plans and technical specifications for the Milwaukee Water Works (MWW) Capital Improvements Program projects, with emphasis on electrical systems.

Electrical Inspector

The Electrical Inspector conducts electrical systems inspections in commercial, industrial, and residential buildings to ensure compliance with applicable codes.

Elevator Inspector

The Elevator Inspector conducts inspections of passenger and freight elevators, chair lifts, accessible lifts, escalators, moving walks, and dumbwaiters. These inspections take place in commercial and industrial buildings to ensure that equipment installed in the City of Milwaukee complies with federal, state and local codes. Inspection work includes testing elevators and reviewing plans or specifications for new or existing elevator installations.

Engineering Drafting Technician I/II

The Engineering Drafting Technician performs computer-aided drafting of construction plans related to roadway paving, sewer construction, street lighting, traffic signals, underground conduit systems, and water systems.

Engineering Technician IV & Engineering Technician II

The Engineering Technicians II and IV conduct water main replacement, water distribution system repair, and lead service line replacement inspections to ensure compliance with and enforcement of Milwaukee Water Works (MWW) specifications.

ERS Server Administrator

Under the direction of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO, the Employes’ Retirement System (ERS) Systems Administrator is responsible for ensuring that the ERS's IT server and systems infrastructure is stable, up-to-date, and responsive to threats in order to provide a reliable computing environment and to prevent production outages.

Fire Cadet

Fire Cadets are uniformed civilian employees who work in an apprentice-style program designed to prepare Cadets for a career as Milwaukee Firefighters. Duties include training, education, community relations, as well as fire house duties. The assignments are widely varied so that the Fire Cadet will gain a broad range of operational and administrative experience. Fire Cadets are required to meet established program criteria to complete a prescribed college curriculum in paramedicine and a physical fitness program prior to being considered for appointment to Firefighter.

HVAC Maintenance Technician

The HVAC Maintenance Technician repairs, replaces, adjusts, and maintains equipment related to facilities for the City of Milwaukee.

Injury & Violence Prevention Program Coordinator

Under the direction of the Violence Prevention Manager, the Community Violence Prevention Coordinator advances the Office of Violence Prevention’s mission to prevent and reduce violence through partnerships that strengthen youth, families, and neighborhoods.

IT Support Specialist-Senior

If you are motivated to make a direct impact on the community and continually improve how technology is used by the Court, this is your opportunity. We are a diverse, inclusive environment that prioritizes work-life balance.

Laboratory Information Systems Specialist

Under the direction of the Public Health Laboratories Director, the Laboratory Information Systems Specialist provides administrative oversite of the Milwaukee Health Department’s (MHD) Laboratory Information System (LIS) and information technology functions, including security, data integrity, disaster recovery, troubleshooting, and the recommendation and coordination of hardware and software upgrade purchases and installations.

Librarian I

Librarian Is participate in a full range of librarian activities, including reference service, community service, outreach, programming, basic collection development, and readers’ advisory service.

License Coordinator

Under the direction of the License Division Manager and Assistant Manager, the License Coordinator provides oversight and coordination of the License Division office functions relative to the administration and issuance of licenses and permits.

Medical Laboratory Technician

Under the supervision of the Public Health Deputy Laboratory Director, the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) performs laboratory testing of clinical samples and provides analytical testing support to the Milwaukee Health Department Laboratory (MHDL). The incumbent in this position primarily supports the outpatient clinic laboratories.

Municipal Services Electrician

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 Driver/Worker

The Operations Driver Workers provide professional driving and critical manual laboring functions, including municipal solid waste and recycling collection, street sweeping, snow and ice control, and operation of heavy equipment for the Department of Public Works.

Parking Enforcement Officer

The Parking Enforcement Officer enforces all parking and abandoned vehicle regulations, while providing accurate, parking-related information and customer service to the public.

Personnel Payroll Assistant III

The Personnel Payroll Assistant III supports the human resource functions of the Department of Public Works (DPW) by onboarding of new hires to the Department and by processing payroll, including handling time entry and reporting.

Plan Examiner III & Plan Examiner II

The Plan Examiner II and the Plan Examiner III examine plans, specifications, and other data pursuant to federal, state and local regulations, for the construction of new structures and buildings and proposed alterations, additions, and repairs to existing structures and buildings and related mechanical systems.

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 issuance of building permits.

Plumbing Inspector

The Plumbing Inspector conducts inspections of private and public premises, including residential, governmental, commercial, and industrial, in order to verify compliance with City and State plumbing codes.

Police Aide

Police Aides are uniformed civilian employees who serve in an apprentice-style program designed to prepare them for a career as a Police Officer. Duties include administrative and clerical functions and processing of department arrestees. The assignments are widely varied so that the Police Aide will gain a broad range of operational and administrative experience. Police Aides are required to meet established criteria by completing a prescribed course of college curriculum and a physical fitness program prior to being considered for appointment to Police Officer.

Port Operations Technician

The Port Operations Technician operates, performs repairs and conducts routine maintenance on all Port-owned equipment and facilities, including boats, cranes and forklifts.

Program Assistant III and Program Assistant II

Program Assistant IIs and IIIs perform a variety of sophisticated office support and administrative work in support of a program or distinct area of operations. Program Assistants acquire thorough knowledge of the policies and procedures associated with a particular program or operational area. While they exercise considerable independence in carrying out their responsibilities, they work closely with managers and professionals to interpret policies.

Program Assistant III and Program Assistant II

Program Assistant IIs and IIIs perform a variety of sophisticated office support and administrative work in support of a program or distinct area of operations. Program Assistants acquire thorough knowledge of the policies and procedures associated with a particular program or operational area. While they exercise considerable independence in carrying out their responsibilities, they work closely with managers and professionals to interpret policies.

Public Health Nurse 1

Public Health Nurses at 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. Nursing assignments may be in one of the following programs: Empowering Families of Milwaukee (EFM), Parents Nurturing and Caring for their Children (PNCC), Communicable Disease, Tuberculosis Prevention and Care, Home Environmental Health, Milwaukee Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness and Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Public Health Social Worker 1

Under the direction of the Empowering Families of Milwaukee (EFM) Program Manager, the Public Health Social Worker (PHSW) functions as part of a multi-disciplinary case management team that focuses on the psychosocial needs of families.

Public Health Strategist-Emerging Issues

The Public Health Strategist-Emerging Issues provides public health program consultation and technical support to strengthen policies, systems, and community environments that influence health and equity among City of Milwaukee residents. The Public Health Strategist will manage a portfolio of projects related to emerging public health issues including lead, housing, substance abuse (e.g., e-cigarettes, opioids), food systems, built environment or other public health issues.

Public Health Strategist-Health Equity

The Public Health Strategist (Health Equity provides technical expertise, project management, and leadership related to the development, implementation, facilitation, and oversight of the City of Milwaukee Health Department’s (MHD) health equity initiatives and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

Resiliency In Communities After Stress & Trauma

Under the direction of the Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST) Program Manager, the ReCAST Program Coordinator provides administrative and programming support for the ReCAST Milwaukee Initiative. ReCAST Milwaukee is a program funded through a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) focused on preventing trauma and promoting healing among youth ages 12-24.

Safety Specialist Senior

The Safety Specialist-Senior assists in the management of one or more of the Department of Public Works’ (DPW) divisional safety programs by performing case management, identifying safety hazards and training needs, conducting training classes, and documenting safety statistics.

Senior Water Treatment Plant Operator AND Water Treatment Plant Operator

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

Violence Prevention Manager

The Community Violence Prevention Manager leads a public health approach for the development, implementation and management of comprehensive strategies to reduce youth violence and to promote healthy youth development throughout the City of Milwaukee.

Water Distribution Repair Worker I

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

Water Laboratory Technician

Under the direction of the Water Quality Operations Manager, the Water Laboratory Technician collects and analyzes water samples to ensure potable drinking water for Milwaukee Water Works (MWW) customers.

Water Meter Technician

The Water Meter Technician installs, tests, exchanges, removes, and performs on-site repair of water meters and the attached electronic transmitting devices in private residences and businesses throughout the Milwaukee Water Works (MWW) service area.

Water Plant Automation Technician

The Water Plant Automation Technician installs, repairs, services, and calibrates process control equipment and instrumentation in the Linnwood and Howard Purification Plants; the North Point, Riverside, Howard, and Texas Pumping Stations; 11 booster stations; and any other locations where the Milwaukee Water Works (MWW) has instrumentation.

Water Plant Machine Repairperson and Water Plant Machinery Mechanic and Water Plant Facility Mechan

The Water Plant Machine Repairperson provides journey-level machine repair expertise and serves as the lead worker for the preventive maintenance, repair, removal and installation of all mechanical equipment in the MWW facilities. This is the final phase in the promotional series for the water plants machine repair personnel. The Water Plant Machinery Mechanic independently performs system-wide installation, preventive maintenance and repair duties on medium-duty water system equipment. The Water Plant Machinery Mechanic assists skilled trades personnel in performing complex and/or heavy-duty assignments. This is the second phase in the promotional series for water plants machine repair personnel. The Water Plant Facility Mechanic performs minor maintenance repairs to all MWW system equipment and assists skilled trades personnel as needed. This entry-level position is the first in the three-step promotional series for Water Plants machine repair personnel.

Water Plant Steamfitter

The Water Plant Steamfitter installs and repairs water mains, piping systems and valves, gauges, controls, and regulators in water treatment plants, pumping stations and booster stations.

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