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Current City of Milwaukee Employment Opportunities

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Architect III

Under the general direction of the Architectural Project Manager, the Architect III defines the scope of and coordinates capital projects, including new construction and alterations. The Architect III is responsible for all aspects of a project from conception through construction and closeout.

Assistant City Attorney IV and V

An Assistant City Attorney assigned to the City Attorney’s Office, Litigation Section engages in 42 U.S.C. § 1983 civil rights defense of City agencies, departments, and their employees that involve federal or state court proceedings.

CADD And GIS Technician 3

The CADD and GIS Technician 3 performs tasks related to the update and maintenance of Milwaukee Water Works (MWW) mapping and the Geographic Information System (GIS) as well as prepares and designs engineering construction drawings and plans using Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) software for the MWW Capital Improvements Program (CIP).

Carpenter 4

Under basic direction, Carpenter 4s assigned to Bridge Operations & Maintenance work on both bridges and buildings. Carpenter 4s perform carpentry work necessary to maintain structures under the jurisdiction of the Division, including concrete formwork for bridge decks, piers, stairways, retaining walls, ramps, approach roadways, and sidewalks. In addition, Carpenter 4s install, maintain, and repair interior and exterior building components such as cabinetry, finish work, furniture, and prefabricated open plan interior systems.

Chief Court Administrator

The Chief Court Administrator manages the Municipal Court operations, staff, and resources in a way that allows the court to effectively and efficiently achieve its mission.

Civil Engineer I and 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.

Civil Engineer III

The Civil Engineer III supervises and performs civil engineering duties related to the design and construction of state and federal aid transportation systems within the City of Milwaukee.

Civil Engineer III - Sewer

The Civil Engineer III assists in the planning, design and bidding of the City of Milwaukee capital sewer program and reviews plans and studies prepared by other governmental agencies and developers.

Custodial Worker 3

The Custodial Worker 3 performs custodial and maintenance duties and serves as a lead worker, scheduling and assisting the Custodial Workers 1 and 2 in the performance of team assignments within the Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) system.

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.

Deputy Commissioner of Clinical Services

The Deputy Commissioner of Clinical Services is responsible for all clinical and patient care functions of the Milwaukee Health Department (MHD).

Doula Program Coordinator

Under the direction of the Doula Program Manager, the Doula Program Coordinator provides direction for City and community-based doula services, including program outreach, education, and training.

Engineering Intern

Assist engineers, architects, engineering technicians, public works inspectors and bridges and buildings inspectors with various engineering and construction inspection tasks.

Engineering Technician IV

The Engineering Technician IV conducts 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.

Environmental Sustainability Program Coordinator

The Environmental Sustainability Program Coordinator (ESPC) supports ECO, City departments, and the general public in the transition to electric, hybrid, and low-emission vehicles by overseeing the transition to low emission vehicles in the City’s municipal fleet as defined in City ordinance 310-18. The ESPC supports City departments in the selection of municipal fleet vehicles, develops plans to expand EV charging infrastructure for the municipal fleet, and works to develop policies to support public EV infrastructure. The ESPC also helps ECO pursue major federal grants for public EV charging infrastructure.

Environmental Sustainability Program Coordinator-Green Jobs Coord

The Environmental Sustainability Program Coordinator-Green Jobs Coordinator works with the Environmental Sustainability Director, OEI, Employ Milwaukee, and local training providers to ensure that new federal and local investments in forestry, energy efficiency, renewable energy, green infrastructure, and related projects lead to the creation of good-paying jobs for Milwaukee residents.

Equipment And Tool Mechanic 3

The Forestry Equipment and Tool Mechanic 3 repairs and maintains a large fleet of outdoor power equipment used for landscape and tree maintenance operations.

Housing Rehabilitation Manager

Under the general direction of the Housing Programs Manager, the Housing Rehabilitation Manager is responsible for the development, coordination, management and implementation of the department’s housing and neighborhood loan and grant programs.

Industrial Machine Repair Mechanic 2

The Industrial Machine Repair Mechanic 2 performs preventative maintenance and basic repairs to MWW equipment and facilities, operates equipment to perform snow and ice control, and performs routine duties at outlying booster stations. The incumbent will assist with complex repairs, equipment installation and replacement and troubleshooting electrical, HVAC and automation systems and equipment.

Library Services Manager - Branches

The Library Services Manager‑Branches serves as Librarian-in-Charge over of one of Milwaukee Public Library’s twelve branch libraries, including management of the overall service plan, staff development, customer service strategies, collection development and maintenance, services and programs, customer and community relations, and coordination of the general maintenance and security of the property.

Maintenance Assistant

Under the direction of the Police Fleet Supervisor, the Maintenance Assistant performs basic preventive mechanical and electrical maintenance of vehicles, conducts safety checks on City equipment, and performs custodial and miscellaneous shop duties in the MPD Facility Services Division-Fleet Unit.

Payroll Assistant 1, 2, 3

Payroll Assistants support hiring and onboarding, process payroll, audit reports and databases, implement compensation studies and respond to related inquiries from employees, managers and other City personnel. There are three titles within the Payroll Assistant series. The higher levels in the series (Payroll Assistants 2 and 3) perform functions of increasing complexity, requiring additional experience, more advanced knowledge of payroll and human resources functions and the ability to independently reconcile discrepancies, perform complex calculations, and make adjustments. Promotion to the higher-level titles requires successfully passing probation and achievement of advanced competencies.

Police Officer

Police Officers preserve public peace, protect life and property, work within the community to prevent crime, and enforce ordinances of the City of Milwaukee and the laws of the State of Wisconsin.

Port Operations and Maintenance Technician 1

Port Operations and Maintenance Technicians 1, 2, and 3 operate, repair, and conduct routine maintenance of all Port Milwaukee-owned equipment and facilities, including boats, cranes, and forklifts, in accordance with all applicable safety laws, regulations, and policies and provide polite and courteous customer service to City residents, Port Milwaukee tenants, and customers.

Programmer Analyst

Under the direction of the Systems Integration Manager, the Programmer Analyst serves as an applications developer for the City's Enterprise Information Technology Management Division and develops, tests, implements, and maintains applications that span the enterprise.

Public Health Nurse 1

Public Health Nurses 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), Communicable Disease, Tuberculosis Prevention and Care, Home Environmental Health, Milwaukee Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness and Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Systems Analyst-Senior

The Systems Analyst-Senior provides IT systems requirements gathering and design, development, testing, implementation, and maintenance on applications that span the City’s enterprise. The applications supported include vendor provided and in-house developed JAVA based solutions.

Unified Call Center Representative 3

The Unified Call Center Representative 3 (UCCR) provides exceptional and accurate customer service for the City of Milwaukee’s Unified Call Center. In this fast-paced environment, the UCCR uses a variety of communication channels to ensure that all customer interactions are resolved efficiently and satisfactorily.

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.

Urban Forestry Intern

Working full-time during the summer, Urban Forestry Interns participate in a variety of forestry work activities, including the chemical treatment of ash trees at risk to Emerald Ash Borer (EAB); manual labor associated with the planting and maintenance of trees, plants, and turf throughout the City of Milwaukee; and data collection and analysis, research, and other special projects.

Water Repair Worker 1

The Water Repair Worker 1 locates and repairs valve and service access boxes in the Milwaukee Water Works’ (MWW) distribution system and assists Water Distribution Investigators in conducting routine and emergency investigations.

WIC Client Services Assistant 1

The WIC Client Service Assistant 1 assigned to the Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program (WIC) provides client and administrative services, including registration, health screening, and food benefit issuance for participants of the WIC Program at various Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) clinics.

Youth Arborist Apprentice

Under the direction of Forestry management and job site mentors, Youth Arborist Apprentices participate in a variety of forestry work activities such as light to heavy manual labor associated with the propagation, planting, maintenance, and removal of trees on City of Milwaukee greenspaces and in the City nursery. Youth Arborist Apprentices will also be introduced to basic tree climbing techniques.

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