• 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

Parks and Pools

Parks/C&M Supervisor

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Parks/C&M Supervisor.  This full-time position reports directly to the Parks & Forestry Superintendent and C&M Operations Director.  The person  will supervise, direct, and coordinate the maintenance and operation of City parks and the Solid Waste department. 

Various duties include supervising, directing, scheduling and training employees in the maintenance and operation of the City Park System and Solid Waste Department. This includes Park buildings and grounds, pools, marina, etc.; maintaining equipment and material inventory; and monitoring and inspecting the use of park maintenance equipment and materials, and purchasing as required to ensure safety.

Responsibilities include; providing information and assistance to the general public regarding park/solid waste  issues;  developing plans for future projects and equipment needs; evaluating methods and equipment used in the operation and maintenance of park facilities and making recommendations regarding changes as appropriate; attending training seminars and other educational meetings to gain knowledge of park, pool, and forestry methods.

Requirements include a High School degree with three to five years park management experience, including supervisory experience, supplemented by coursework in forestry, horticulture or parks, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.  Knowledge of construction and grounds maintenance required. Possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial Driver's License with B, C, D and Endorsement N, air brakes required.  Possession of a Wisconsin Commercial Pesticide License, and Pool Operator Certification, or ability to obtain within one year is required.  Candidates must have flexibility to serve an on-call rotation. 

The City of Fond du Lac offers a comprehensive benefit package including health and life insurance.  Application deadline is Friday, April 10, 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 clicking on the link below, or by contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624.


Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Summer Seasonal

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for 2015 summer employment. A limited number of vacancies are anticipated to occur in the Park & Forestry Division, Construction & Maintenance Division, and the Water Utility. Work schedules consist of 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Seasonal work is varied in nature, requiring continuous outdoor activity, including heavy lifting. A valid Wisconsin Driver’s License is required. Preferred, but not mandatory, that applicants possess a valid Wisconsin Commercial Class “A” Driver’s license without air brake restrictions and with tanker endorsement. Applicants should be 18 years of age at time of hire and able to lift 75 lbs. A physical exam and drug screening test is required prior to start. Employment start and end dates will be based on your availability, but no later than June 15th, 2015. Interested individuals may obtain application materials by clicking the link below, or by contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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 $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
Crossing Guard Sub

The City of Fond du Lac is currently accepting applications for Substitute School Crossing Guards for the 2014-2015 school year. Successful applicants will be assigned to work 2 hours per day at various locations in the City, as needed. (The 2 hours per day consists of one hour each in the morning and afternoon.)  

Crossing Guards are responsible for the safety of grade school children while helping them cross at busy intersections. This is an excellent way to supplement your income. Hourly wage will be $9.91. A pre-employment physical, drug screening and background check will be performed. 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click the link below, visit the City Human Resources Office, 4th Floor, City-County Government Center, 160 S. Macy Street, Fond du Lac or call (920) 322-3624. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov

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 Friday, April 10, 2015.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov

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