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Work for Water

Join an industry on the cutting edge of innovation and planning for the future. We work 24/7/365 to ensure that our nearly 900,000 customers have continuous access to clean drinking water, and we're building resilient critical infrastructure that will sustain our communities. Milwaukee Water Works is a leader in promoting equity and proud of our efforts to recruit and retain a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. Careers in water reflect a wide range of interests, skills, experience, and education. 

Education and training programs for water careers

  • Click here to learn about pathways to careers in water.

Start or continue your career in water with the Milwaukee Water Works

For current openings, please go to the City of Milwaukee Jobs page, here: https://city.milwaukee.gov/jobs


Fresh Coast, Fresh Opportunities
The Fresh Coast, Fresh Opportunities program is a job training initiative in partnership with Employ Milwaukee, designed to provide individuals with the skills they need for certain entry level positions such as Water Repair Worker 1 and Meter Tech. This program was featured on several local Milwaukee news television programs, print newspaper, and online articles. If you are interested in learning about how you can apply, email us here.


More information about all City of Milwaukee Jobs: 

For information about current openings, to apply, or request a notification when certain positions become available:

For assistance completing an application, please call the Department of Employee Relations at (414) 286-3751 or send email to [email protected].

Submit a bid for Water Works construction projects

  • Click here for a list of open bid notices and details about how to submit a bid with the City of Milwaukee.


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DPW Bid Notices

Access to all Department of Public Works contracts, RFPs and bidding information

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Employ Milwaukee

We connect job seekers to job opportunities, provide education and training options in high-growth, high-demand sectors, and provide a skilled and sustainable workforce to attract, retain and grow diverse businesses in our Milwaukee 7 region.

Water Career Center

Water Career Center

AWWA's water and wastewater industry job website

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Work for Water

Great Careers for a Great Cause - from the AWWA and WEF

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  414-286-5452 (Fax)

Email: [email protected] 

 Zeidler Municipal Building, 841 N. Broadway, Room 406, Milwaukee, WI 53202

 Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 4:45 PM

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