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Current Employment Opportunities, City of Milwaukee

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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Senior Planner

Under the direction of the Long Range Planning Manager, the Senior Planner carries out data analysis, visualization, and GIS mapping to support the Department of City Development’s (DCD) neighborhood planning and housing and economic development efforts. The Senior Planner collects, analyzes, and reports on demographic, economic and land use data in connection with comprehensive plans, redevelopment plans, and studies for the development and redevelopment of districts and project areas within the City. The Senior Planner manages projects requiring complex data analysis and visualization and identifies the most effective strategies to use data and mapping to advance departmental goals and inform city policymakers.

Engineering Technician I & II

Engineering Technicians perform technical duties in one or more of the following areas: construction, transportation, environmental, traffic and water engineering.

Engineering Drafting Technician I & II

Under the direction of the Management Civil Engineer Senior, the Engineering Drafting Technician performs computer-aided drafting of construction plans related to roadway paving, sewer construction, street lighting, traffic signals, underground conduit systems, water systems and other mapping/drawing-related functions.

Traffic Operations Assistant

Under the general direction of the Transportation Operations Engineer, the Transportation Operations Assistant performs traffic studies and compiles and analyzes data related to various transportation functions.

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.

Maintenance Technician II

Repairs, replaces, adjusts, and maintains all equipment related to facilities for the City of Milwaukee. Work includes preventative maintenance, repairs, programming and operation of HVAC, plumbing, mechanical, pneumatic and digital systems for high rise, commercial class A buildings and other City of Milwaukee facilities.

Public Health Emergency Response Planning Coordinator

The Public Health Emergency Response Planning Coordinator, assigned to the Disease Control and Prevention (DCP) Division, is primarily responsible for the development of written emergency plans and protocols, identification of internal and external resources, and coordination of assets that may be deployed or managed by the MHD during both man-made or naturally occurring community emergencies.

Systems Security Administrator

Under the direction of the Information Systems Manager, the Systems Security Administrator (Security Manager) provides vision and leadership for developing and supporting information technology (IT) security initiatives for the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD).

Programmer Analyst

Under the direction of the Information Systems Manager, the Programmer Analyst performs a range of programming and systems analysis duties in support of the business needs of the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD). The Programmer Analyst defines, develops, tests, analyzes, and maintains new software applications as well as researches, documents, and modifies software specifications throughout the production life cycle.

Building Maintenance Supervisor II

Under the general direction of the Police Facilities Manager, the Building Maintenance Supervisor II has primary responsibility for the supervision of mechanics and custodial personnel on the first, second, and third shifts in the maintenance and operation of the Police Administration Building, plus nine other police facilities used on a 24-hour basis.

Police Aide (ages 17-20)

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 can experience a broad range of operational and administrative functions. 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.

Fire Cadet (ages 17-19)

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, administrative and clerical functions, 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 course of college curriculum and a physical fitness program prior to being considered for appointment to Firefighter.

Machinery Technician

Under the general direction of the Water Plant Maintenance Manager and Water Plant Maintenance Supervisor, the Machinery Technician independently performs system-wide installation, preventive maintenance and repair duties on medium-duty water system equipment. Assist skilled trades in complex and/or heavy-duty assignments.

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Building Maintenance Supervisor II

Under the general direction of the Police Facilities Manager, the Building Maintenance Supervisor II has primary responsibility for the supervision of mechanics and custodial personnel on the first, second, and third shifts in the maintenance and operation of the Police Administration Building, plus nine other police facilities used on a 24-hour basis.

Civil Engineer I & II

The Civil Engineer is responsible for performing a variety of professional duties including designing, planning, and/or construction in one or more of the following areas: sewer and environmental engineering, water engineering, street, highway and transportation engineering, traffic engineering, and structural engineering.

Engineering Drafting Technician I & II

Under the direction of the Management Civil Engineer Senior, the Engineering Drafting Technician performs computer-aided drafting of construction plans related to roadway paving, sewer construction, street lighting, traffic signals, underground conduit systems, water systems and other mapping/drawing-related functions.

Engineering Technician I & II

Engineering Technicians perform technical duties in one or more of the following areas: construction, transportation, environmental, traffic and water engineering.

Fire and Police Commission Risk Auditor

Under the direction of the Fire Police Commission (FPC) Risk Manager, the FPC Risk Auditor assists in detecting, analyzing and deterring risk in the Milwaukee Police and Fire Departments.

Fire Cadet (ages 17-19)

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, administrative and clerical functions, 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 course of college curriculum and a physical fitness program prior to being considered for appointment to Firefighter.

Housing Rehabilitation Specialist

Under the direction of the Housing Rehabilitation Manager, the Housing Rehabilitation Specialist is responsible for providing technical assistance and oversight for housing rehabilitation projects being carried out through the Department of City Development’s Housing Rehabilitation Programs. This includes conducting inspections, preparing cost-estimated scopes of work identifying items required to ensure compliance with building code and program requirements, assisting homeowners with bidding and contractor selection, monitoring construction and approving payments to contractors.

Machinery Technician

Under the general direction of the Water Plant Maintenance Manager and Water Plant Maintenance Supervisor, the Machinery Technician independently performs system-wide installation, preventive maintenance and repair duties on medium-duty water system equipment. Assist skilled trades in complex and/or heavy-duty assignments.

Maintenance Technician II

Repairs, replaces, adjusts, and maintains all equipment related to facilities for the City of Milwaukee. Work includes preventative maintenance, repairs, programming and operation of HVAC, plumbing, mechanical, pneumatic and digital systems for high rise, commercial class A buildings and other City of Milwaukee facilities.

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.

Police Aide (ages 17-20)

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 can experience a broad range of operational and administrative functions. 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.

Programmer Analyst

Under the direction of the Information Systems Manager, the Programmer Analyst performs a range of programming and systems analysis duties in support of the business needs of the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD). The Programmer Analyst defines, develops, tests, analyzes, and maintains new software applications as well as researches, documents, and modifies software specifications throughout the production life cycle.

Property Assessment Technician

Under the direction of the Business System Administrator, the Property Assessment Technician is responsible for maintaining property ownership and legal description records within the Assessor’s computer aided mass appraisal (CAMA) system.

Public Health Emergency Response Planning Coordinator

The Public Health Emergency Response Planning Coordinator, assigned to the Disease Control and Prevention (DCP) Division, is primarily responsible for the development of written emergency plans and protocols, identification of internal and external resources, and coordination of assets that may be deployed or managed by the MHD during both man-made or naturally occurring community emergencies.

Public Health Nurse I

Public Health Nurses assigned to the Maternal and Child Health Division and Disease Control and Environmental Health Division in 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. While the majority of the positions are dedicated to maternal and child health care outcomes, additional employment opportunities in more specialized nursing assignments may also be available. These include Empowering Families of Milwaukee, Nurse Family Partnership, Communicable and Infectious Disease, Home Environmental Health, Immunization, and Women’s HIV Program.

Senior Planner

Under the direction of the Long Range Planning Manager, the Senior Planner carries out data analysis, visualization, and GIS mapping to support the Department of City Development’s (DCD) neighborhood planning and housing and economic development efforts. The Senior Planner collects, analyzes, and reports on demographic, economic and land use data in connection with comprehensive plans, redevelopment plans, and studies for the development and redevelopment of districts and project areas within the City. The Senior Planner manages projects requiring complex data analysis and visualization and identifies the most effective strategies to use data and mapping to advance departmental goals and inform city policymakers.

Senior Property Appraiser & Property Appraiser

Under the direction of the Assessment Division Manager, the Senior Property Appraiser and the Property Appraiser inspect all classes of properties for sale, permit and valuation review.

Systems Security Administrator

Under the direction of the Information Systems Manager, the Systems Security Administrator (Security Manager) provides vision and leadership for developing and supporting information technology (IT) security initiatives for the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD).

Traffic Operations Assistant

Under the general direction of the Transportation Operations Engineer, the Transportation Operations Assistant performs traffic studies and compiles and analyzes data related to various transportation functions.

Vehicle Services Technician I

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.

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STAFFING SERVICES
Department of Employee Relations
200 E. Wells Street, Room 706
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3515

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(414) 286-3751 (general info)
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TDD: (414) 286-2960
E-mail: StaffingInfo@milwaukee.gov

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