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Current Employment Opportunities, City of Milwaukee

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Applications may only be completed via the online employment center.  Select a job title below to view the current salary, essential functions of the position, minimum education and experience requirements, application deadline, as well as to apply.


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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 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.

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.

Police Forensic Services Director

The Police Forensic Services Director provides leadership, direction, and oversight of the Milwaukee Police Department’s (MPD’s) Forensics Division.

Police Records Director

The Police Records Director is responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) Records Management Division and Open Records Section, ensuring rules, policies, and guidelines are followed according to the National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS).

Programmer Analyst - .NET

The Milwaukee Municipal Court is seeking a Programmer Analyst to design, code, enhance and maintain its proprietary case management system and external website, which integrates with the case management system.

Urban Forestry Arborist Apprentice

Under the direction of the Forestry Services Manager, Urban Forestry Arborist Apprentices participate in a prescribed curriculum in which they learn to plant, maintain and remove trees, landscape, and turf growing on the City of Milwaukee’s boulevards and green spaces, with an emphasis on arborist duties.

Human Resources Representative And

Under the direction of the Staffing Services Manager, the HR Representative/HR Analyst-Senior/HR Analyst provides recruitment and staffing services to fill positions at all levels in City of Milwaukee Departments.

Electrical Inspector

The City of Milwaukee is proud to employ a diverse workforce that is committed to providing exemplary service to the City’s residents. If you have a passion for being a part of an inclusive team of public servants, please consider the following opportunity.

Graphic Designer II

The Graphic Designer creates media content to help at-risk and underserved communities stay informed about COVID-19 and to promote equitable testing and vaccination efforts.

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.

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Commissioner Of Public Works

he City of Milwaukee is seeking an energetic, innovative public works leader to oversee the Department of Public Works (DPW). The ideal candidate will possess the passion, vision and public works leadership experience to work tirelessly to build upon the DPW’s proud history and to strategically lead the DPW forward.

Community Outreach Liaison

The Community Outreach Liaison will spearhead community outreach efforts for the Department of City Development’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) programs to create a bridge between the community (residents, neighborhood organizations, real estate professionals, lenders, developers, and other community stakeholders) and the City's ARPA programs.

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.

Emergency Vehicle Equipment Installer

Under the direction of the Police Fleet Manager, the Emergency Vehicle Equipment Installer installs, troubleshoots, and repairs 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/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 Drafting Technician I and II will be open for applications several times throughout 2022. See the chart below. *Only applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the job will be invited to participate in the selection process.

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.

Fire & Police Commision Staffing Services Manager

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Fire and Police Commission (FPC) Staffing Services Manager directs the testing and recruitment staff in developing and administering the selection processes for public safety positions.

HVAC Maintenance Technician

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

Information Services Manager-MPD

The Information Services Manager supervises and ensures the efficient operation of the network, client servers, databases, and equipment for the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD).

Public Health Assistant Laboratories Director-Clinical

Under the direction of the Public Health Laboratories Director, the Public Health Assistant Laboratories Director-Clinical assists with the clinical and molecular laboratories’ new program development; administrative, budgetary, and strategic planning; and overall operational support for managing the Milwaukee Health Department Laboratory (MHDL) quality services and regulatory compliances. The incumbent serves as the technical director for the clinical laboratory and manages daily operations in the microbiology, virology, and molecular sections.

Real Estate Specialist

The Real Estate Specialist will assist in the program management of the Department of City Development’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) real estate initiatives, including the acquisition and disposition of City tax foreclosed properties for redevelopment as affordable housing.

Telecommunication Analyst - Project Leader

The Telecommunications Analyst‑Project Leader is responsible for leading a team that provides advanced level expertise and direction in the design, development, implementation, maintenance, and support of the citywide network and its components.

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 Plant Machine RepairPerson and Water Plant Machinery Mechanic/ Water Plant Facility Mechanic

These first shift positions are within the Milwaukee Water Works (MWW) treatment plants and pumping stations. MWW offers work assignments and training opportunities to encourage promotion through this job series. 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.

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