Current City of Milwaukee Employment Opportunities

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Accountant III

The Accountant III 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.

Accounting Assistant II

The Accounting Assistant II performs complex administrative and accounting functions, including processing vouchers and invoices and producing accounting records, reports, and financial statements.

Audit Manager

The Audit Manager directs the Internal Audit function for the City of Milwaukee. This function is responsible for conducting a program of independent reviews and appraisals of City operations. This program provides information on the condition of City activities at all levels and forms the basis for taking actions needed to improve operations. Internal Audit is also responsible for systematically reviewing and appraising financial statements and transactions and for evaluating internal controls.

Buliding Maintenance Supervisor II-MPD

Under the general direction of the Police Facilities Manager and Assistant Police Facilities Manager, the Building Maintenance Supervisor II has primary responsibility for the supervision of HVAC Technicians, Facilities Maintenance Mechanics and custodial personnel on the first, second, and third shifts of multiple Milwaukee Police Department facilities.

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.

Commercial Code Enforcement Inspector

The Commercial Code Enforcement Inspector performs inspections within a geographic district of the City of Milwaukee to ensure that commercial properties are maintained, operated, and occupied in accordance with applicable municipal, state, federal, and international codes.

Community Relations And Engagement Director

The Community Relations and Engagement Director is responsible for increasing the number of library patrons engaged with the library, bridging the gap between the available library resources and the potential audiences who can benefit from those resources.

Court Applications And Software Developer

The Court Applications and Software Developer conducts development and systematic updates to the Municipal Court’s public‑facing website and its integration with the Case Automated Tracking System (CATS). Reporting directly to the Court IT Manager, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring the seamless operation of the CATS case management system through routine programming and maintenance.

Court Services Assistant III

The Court Services Assistant III performs a variety of administrative and customer service functions to support the efficient operation of the Municipal Court.

Custodial Worker II - CL

The Custodial Worker II-City Laborer is responsible for the overall cleanliness and upkeep of City of Milwaukee buildings and grounds. Incumbents perform custodial duties and routine maintenance tasks.

Custodial Worker II - CL(MPD)

The Custodial Worker II-City Laborer is responsible for the overall cleanliness and upkeep of Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) buildings and grounds.

Customer Service Representative III

As frontline service provider, a Customer Service Representative III (CSR III) 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, and handling cashiering or teller duties.

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.

Dietetic Technician

Under the direction of the WIC Program Manager, the Dietetic Technician assigned to the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program provides nutritional assessment and determines program eligibility for the Milwaukee Health Department’s (MHD) WIC participants.

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.

Fleet Maintenance Technician

Fleet Maintenance Technicians maintain and repair heavy and light City of Milwaukee fleet equipment, including installing tires, towing, and performing related field work. FMTs are vital to ensuring the safe and secure daily operations of DPW garage and fueling facilities, including performing property maintenance and snow removal. Some FMTs serve in a lead worker capacity.

Fleet Services Manager

The Fleet Services Manager is responsible for the effective management of the Department of Public Works (DPW) Fleet Services Section and oversees all DPW staff performing repair and maintenance of the 4000+ pieces of fleet equipment utilized by the Department of Public Works, the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD), and other City departments. Additionally, the incumbent in this position oversees dispatch functions, including the scheduling of operators and equipment, driver training and testing, and emergency response operations.

Health Access Assistant

Under the direction of the Healthcare Access Program Manager, the Health Access Assistant provides customer service, comprehensive support, and information to clients seeking to apply for governmental benefit and entitlement programs, such as Medicaid, the Health Insurance Marketplace, BadgerCare Plus, Family Planning Only Services, SeniorCare, FoodShare Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Shares Childcare.

Health Strategy Director

The Health Strategy Director provides leadership and expertise to advance community engagement, systems improvement, and policy strategies that further the mission and goals of the Milwaukee Health Department (MHD).

HVAC Maintenance Technician

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

IT Support Specialist - Senior

The IT Support Specialist-Senior maintains, upgrades, and supports the Milwaukee Fire Department’s computer-aided dispatch system, records management system, servers, software applications, desktop computers, and mobile dispatch computers and peripherals.

Library Construction Project Manager

The Library Construction Project Manager manages and coordinates all development aspects of the Neighborhood Library Capital Development Program to rebuild and support branch libraries as mixed-use developments as part of the Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) Strategic plan.

Medical Laboratory Technician

Under the supervision of the Public Health Assistant Laboratories 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 of Milwaukee'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. This position is critical to the cleanliness, health and safety of the City, its residents and visitors.

Operations Manager-Development Center

Under the direction of the Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS) Commissioner and Development Center Manager, the Operations Manager-Development Center manages or supports departmental projects and operations associated with the development process, including business planning, process improvement, and performance measurement. The person in this role is responsible for interdepartmental and intradepartmental coordination of projects, communications, and implementation.

Permits & Communications Specialist

The Permits and Communications Specialist assists with public information dissemination and community relations related to permit desk activities for the Department of Public Works (DPW).

Plan Examiner II & Plan Examiner III

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. The position will be filled at the level of Plan Examiner II (PG 2GN) or Plan Examiner III (PG 2JN) depending upon the qualifications of the candidate and the needs of the Department of Neighborhood Services. Eligible candidates who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the highest-level eligible list for which they qualify.

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 Works Inspector II

The Public Works Inspector II inspects building projects in connection with new construction, alterations, and maintenance work to ensure contractor compliance with contract documents.

Safety Specialist - Senior/Safety Specialist

The Safety Specialist/Safety Specialist-Senior assists in the management of one or more of the Department of Public Works’ (DPW’s) 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.

Urban Forestry Arborist Apprentice

Under the direction of the Forestry Services Manager, Urban Forestry Arborist Apprentices (UFAAs) 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.

Vehicle Services Technician

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

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. Eligible candidates who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the highest level eligible list for which they qualify.

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.

Youth Apprentice

Under the guidance and direction of Milwaukee Water Works (MWW) managers and supervisors, the Youth Apprentice performs minor maintenance repairs to all water system equipment and assists and supports machine repair staff.

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