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Watch the following videos below to learn about certain jobs at the City of Milwaukee.

The Office of Violence Prevention

Its core mission mission is to reduce violence in Milwaukee. The Office of Violence Prevention, under the City of Milwaukee Health Department, provides strategic direction and oversight for City efforts to reduce risk of violence through linked strategies in partnership with government, non-profit, neighborhood, and faith organizations.

Home Environmental Health

The Home Environmental Health Division of the City of Milwaukee Health Department consists of four complimentary programs that together aim to keep children and families healthy and safe:
- Lead Hazard Reduction
- Lead Surveillance & Response
- Healthy Homes
- Drinking Water Safety

More information on the Lead Safe Program can be found at

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.

This position is critical to the cleanliness, health and safety of the City, its residents and visitors.

Cllick HERE for more information on Sanitation Services.

Fall Leaf Collection Information.

Urban Forestry Services

The Department of Public Works Urban Forestry Division performs work associated with the planting, maintenance, and removal of trees, shrubs, and other landscape plants growing on City green spaces, with an emphasis on arborist duties.

This is the team that harvests and decorates the City Christmas Tree for all to enjoy at Deer District during the Holiday season.

DPW’s Urban Forestry Division has an Arborist Apprenticeship Program, that consists of roughly 3.5 years of on-the-job training & learning to become an Urban Forestry Specialist. It encompasses all aspects of tree care, from planting and pruning to managing diseases and insects. It’s a program through the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, and the first of its kind in the country!

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