• Employment Opportunities

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    160 South Macy Street
    Fond du Lac, WI 54935  Map It
    Phone: 920 322-3423
    Contact the HR Manager
  • Office Hours

    M-F: 7:45am - 4:30pm


Employment Opportunities

Engineering & Traffic Division

Engineering Aide - Limited Term

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of a Limited Term Engineering Aide.  This limited term full-time position reports directly to the City Engineer and will perform work in the field and the office in conjunction with various municipal (civil) engineering projects. It is anticipated that this work will be 40 hours per week for the months of May through September.

Various duties and responsibilities include: assisting with inspection on City construction projects, including underground construction, street maintenance and sidewalk program; along with working with Engineers and Engineering Technicians on reports, computations, and field design adjustments.

Qualifications include: knowledge of the technical methods and practices of civil engineering and surveying; along with the ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public.

Requirements include: graduation from high school or equivalent; excellent communication skills; technical training and/or relevant experience in Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, or public works construction is desired. Knowledge of land surveying equipment is a plus.

The wage range for this position is $11.00 to $13.00 per hour.  Application deadline is Friday, February 6, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit a completed application and resume describing your experience as it relates directly to this position.  You may obtain application materials by contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624 or clicking on the link below.

EOE

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_EA.doc  

Parks and Pools

Parks & Forestry Superintendent

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Parks & Forestry Superintendent.  This full-time position reports directly to the Director of Public Works and will plan, coordinate, develop, supervise, and administer Parks and Forestry programs and facilities to achieve short and long range goals of the City as well as proving safe and well maintained facilities for the citizens of Fond du Lac. 

Various duties and responsibilities include:
• Administers park, pool, marina, and forestry programs and policies; analyzes issues and prepares reports regarding policy subjects; collects and prepares information and specifications for the purchase of equipment, supplies, contracts, and services required to operate, improve, and maintain parks, pools, marina, and forestry programs; authorizes and approves budget expenditures; coordinates activities with various committees, boards, and other departments and divisions as required.
• Supervises, directs, coordinates, and trains park, pool, and forestry personnel; regularly    
  inspects parks, pools, equipment, buildings, and facilities to ensure proper maintenance and 
  safety.
• Prepares and administers park, pool, and forestry budgets; maintains financial and
  operational records for use in budget preparation; consults with other personnel regarding
  future budget requirements; prepares park, pool, and tree budgets and authorizes budget
  expenditures; provides information to the Director of Public Works regarding capital
  improvement projects and long-range budget requirements.
• Coordinates and cooperates with other Division Heads in project development and
  completion.
• Prepares for and attends Advisory Park Board meetings; compiles information regarding
  agenda items as required; tapes minutes and supplies information as requested by the
  Board; discusses issues and makes recommendations to superiors to clarify information to
  aid in final decisions.
• Coordinates various public relations activities; attends meetings of local clubs, committees,
  and organizations, providing information regarding park and forestry programs and activities;
  solicits donations of funds, equipment, and labor, and coordinates efforts of service
  organizations; prepares press releases and other promotional materials; provides information
  and assistance to the public as required.
• Develops and updates park and forestry sites and programs; compiles information regarding
  park use and development; works with engineers, community groups, and others to update
  parks and programs.

Requirements include:
• Bachelor’s degree in Park Management or a related field with six to nine years park and related facility management experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
• Certified Pool Operator desirable
• Multi-lingual a plus

The City of Fond du Lac offers a comprehensive benefit package including health and life insurance. Starting salary range is $66,980 - $70,800 based upon experience and qualifications. 
Application deadline is Friday, February 20, 2015.

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, please submit a completed application and resume describing your experience as it relates directly to this position.  You may obtain application materials by contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624 or by clicking on the link below.

EOE

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_PFS.doc  

Police Department

Patrol Officer

Applications are being accepted for the position of Patrol Officer. The Fond du Lac Police Department will be conducting a continuous recruitment process.
As the Fond du Lac area demographics continue to diversify, the Fond du Lac Police Department will be actively soliciting applications from qualified minority candidates as well as candidates fluent in second languages.  The City of Fond du Lac is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Salary Benefits: Starting salary of $45,144.47 plus benefits, includes but is not limited to paid vacation, holiday premium pay, uniform allowance, sick leave, health, life insurance, and retirement.
Qualifications: U.S. Citizen, 18 years of age, no felony convictions, valid Wisconsin Driver’s License with good driving record, Associate Degree or 60 credits minimum with preference toward a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college, good verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must have the mental and physical ability to perform essential functions of a police officer and be able to use all standard police equipment, techniques and use of force options.
Note: Written exam; Oral interviews; Psychological profile; Medical examination; Vision examination (20/20 correctable); Drug screening; Background investigation; Physical fitness/agility screening; Successful applicants will be advised of written test date.
Contact Jason Laridaen at jlaridaen@fdl.wi.gov or Jackie Braatz at jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov for questions regarding position or application.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Patrol_Application_2014_On_going_Recruit_02.docx  

Water Utility

Engineering Technician II

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Technician II within the Department of Public Works Water Utility Division. This full-time position reports to the Water Operations Manager. The applicant must be capable of performing skilled and advanced technical work in the office and the field in conjunction with design, construction and coordination of municipal water distribution projects; have good public relation skills; and be a motivated independent worker. This position routinely works with other Water Utility and Engineering Division personnel. The person is responsible for identifying and performing engineering technical duties, which follow prescribed methods and procedures, but which involve the application of previously acquired engineering and heavy construction methods.

Various duties and responsibilities include:

Water main design; preparation of specifications for contract bidding; oversee construction activities; create and maintain permanent records of system components; advise, assist and coordinate work with Water Utility maintenance crews; provide general and technical information to private contractors and the general public; conduct fire flow tests; review proposed plans for private water extension projects; locate utility facilities when necessary; perform minor maintenance work and update inventory records.

Qualifications include:

Working knowledge of Water Utility operations, construction methods, water main and service fittings; working knowledge and ability to assemble engineering and computer aided drawing (AutoCad, ArcGIS) plans and specifications; extensive knowledge of construction practices and procedures; ability to assemble and interpret engineering plans and specifications; ability to maintain accurate and complete records and the ability to establish and maintain effective working and public relations.

Required Training and Experience:

Graduation from high school or equivalent; previous technical training and/or relevant experience in civil engineering and water distribution; five or more years of engineering office or field experience, and good communication skills.

The City of Fond du Lac offers a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental & life insurance. Applications are available at the City Human Resources office on the 4th floor of the City-County Government Center, by clicking on the link below, or by calling (920) 322-3624. Apply by submitting an application by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 12, 2015.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_ETII.doc  

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