• Employment Opportunities

  • Contact Info

    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

Building Inspection

Chief Inspector

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Chief Inspector. This full-time position reports directly to the Director of Community Development and will supervise, direct, and coordinate the operations of the Inspection Services Division to administer and enforce building and zoning codes, to supervise and direct the activities of inspectors and other personnel, and to conduct field inspections as required.

The qualified candidate will administer and enforce Municipal Zoning, Building, Housing, Health, and State Building, Heating and Weights and Measures Codes along with assisting in the review of codes and making recommendations for changes. Key job duties include working with developers, superintendents, contractors and others to maintain code requirements and resolve problems relating to code compliance. This position will also be responsible for supervising and managing the Inspection Services Division to include preparation and administration of the operating fund for the Division, as well as supervising and directing the activities of Inspection Services personnel. Other key job duties and responsibilities include reviews of commercial building plans, one and two family dwellings, additions, and alterations; reviews of site plans for erosion control; and providing information and assistance to architects, designers, homeowners, and others regarding building and zoning codes; conducting field inspections as required, inspect building sites for temporary and final occupancy, installations of signs, swimming pools, and fences after permits are issued, new and replacement heating units, day care centers for code compliance, and inspections relating to liquor license code compliance.

Responsibilities include making inspections and recommendations to the Principal Planner regarding Board of Appeals variances as well as attending Board of Appeals meetings; maintaining complete and accurate records for monthly and annual reports; and assisting the Fire Department in conducting fire inspections.

Requirements include six to nine years construction and/or inspection experience, or any combination that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. Candidate must be certified in Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code and Commercial Building Code or possess the ability to obtain within 3 months of hire date. Additional certifications in electrical and/or plumbing desirable. Must have excellent computer skills as well as interpersonal skills, communication skills, public speaking skills, and the ability to work effectively with citizens, developers and contractors. Multi-lingual a plus.

The City of Fond du Lac offers a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance, life insurance, and Wisconsin Retirement. The salary range is $59,800 - $77,000 based upon qualifications and experience.

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 along with copies of required certifications by Friday, October 10, 2014. You may obtain application materials by contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624 or visiting www.fdl.wi.gov Departments, Human Resources.


Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov

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 $43,829.58 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

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