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    160 South Macy Street
    Fond du Lac, WI 54935  Map It
    Phone: 920 322-3423
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Employment Opportunities


Payroll Manager

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Payroll Manager. This full-time position reports directly to the Deputy Comptroller/Treasurer and is responsible for payroll operations across multiple facilities and labor groups. Duties include varying levels of payroll, financial and cost accounting, budgeting and reporting.

The City’s employee base includes police, fire, paramedic, public works, transit bus, library, administration, council, election and seasonal. There are five labor unions and non-represented employees with various schedules, benefits, and wage and hour laws.

The City is in the process of implementing an integrated human resources/payroll system and time reporting system. The Payroll Manager is instrumental in setting up and maintaining the payroll portion of this system and working closely with Human Resources, IT, managers and employees. This person will recommend processes and train staff to increase efficiencies, while maintaining internal controls within the City. Maintaining and supporting a culture of compliance, ethics and integrity is also an integral part of this position.

Qualifications and requirements include: Proven communication proficiency and technical capacity in a fast paced, detail orientated position, Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with three to five years payroll experience, knowledge of State and Federal wage and hour law, and payroll taxation and reporting. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, payroll and accounting software required. Experience with labor unions or municipal employers are preferred. Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.

The City of Fond du Lac offers a comprehensive benefit package including health and life insurance. This is an exempt position with a starting salary range of $52,109-$55,087 based upon qualifications. Application deadline is 4 p.m., Monday, April 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 clicking on the link below or by contacting Human Resources at (920) 322-3624.


Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov

Engineering & Traffic Division

Engineering Tech I

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Tech I. This full-time position reports directly to the City Engineer and will perform skilled and advanced technical work in the field and the office in conjunction with various municipal (civil) engineering projects. The person is responsible for identifying and performing engineering technical duties, which follow prescribed methods and procedures, but which involve the application of previously learned engineering, surveying, and heavy construction methods.

Various duties and responsibilities include: performing and directing boundary and topographical survey field work; researching records of existing land surveys; Tying and replacing survey monuments ; using electronic surveying and data collection equipment to develop horizontal control; developing vertical control by setting bench loops and overseeing City Benchmark system; recording field notes and maintaining construction records as required; performing field inspections to ensure that projects are completed according to specifications; directing and performing construction stake-out of city projects and reviews stakeout and cut sheets; providing information and assistance to the general public regarding construction projects; performing miscellaneous survey work such as determining ownership lines of particular parcels for the purpose of assessments, condemnations, etc.; designing and staking out work for City Public Works and other City Department crews; directing maintenance of all surveying related equipment; and designing infrastructure improvements under the direction of Engineers.

Qualifications include: ability to direct and perform engineering construction staking without supervision; make difficult engineering computations accurately; a thorough understanding of and ability to operate complex surveying equipment such as Total Stations and Data Collectors, and the ability to transfer collected data from field to computer; ability to act in a lead capacity, including assigning, supervising, and reviewing the work of others; knowledge of the technical methods and practices of civil engineering and surveying; ability to draw plans and assist in the design of projects using AutoCAD and Civil 3D; along with the ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public

Requirements include: graduation from high school or equivalent; 2-4 years of engineering or construction experience; excellent
communication skills; technical training and/or relevant experience in Civil Engineering, AutoCAD and Civil 3D, and Land Surveying; and previous experience in the operation of light or specialized equipment.

The City of Fond du Lac offers a benefit package including health and life insurance. Starting salary range is: $19.32 – $20.43 depending on qualifications. Application deadline is Friday, May 1, 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 clicking on the link below, or contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624.


Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov

Municipal Service Center

Side Load Operator

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Side Load Operator within the Solid Waste Division.  Work is physical in nature.  Specific duties include driving and operating side load trucks, and assisting collection crew in picking up garbage and loading truck as required; performing routine maintenance on assigned vehicle such as checking and adding oil and water, checking and filling tires, and washing windows and mirrors, and fueling; participating in scheduled washing of vehicle; driving to landfill and dumping load; keeping records and making reports.

Qualifications include: Working knowledge of proper side load truck operation and the ability to drive and operate side load truck in a safe and efficient manner; working knowledge of side load truck maintenance procedures and the ability to consistently perform routine maintenance according to an established schedule; working knowledge of collection routes, schedules, collection points and efficient routes to disposal site; working knowledge of traffic rules and ordinances; thorough working knowledge of the City's residential refuse handling requirements; thorough knowledge of safety hazards and safe work practices and ability to consistently apply that knowledge in the performance of daily work; ability to courteously explain refuse packaging and collection requirements in response to citizen questions; and ability to perform manual labor under varying weather conditions and temperature extremes.

Minimum Training and Experience includes: Graduation from high school or equivalent, and previous truck driving experience.

Special Requirement:  Possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial "Class A" Driver's License without air brakes restriction and with tanker endorsement.

A comprehensive benefit package is offered including health, dental & life insurance.  Apply by completing a City of Fond du Lac application by Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.

Applications are available on the City website (www.fdl.wi.gov), at the City Human Resources office on the 4th floor of the City-County Government Center (160 S. Macy Street), at the Municipal Service Center (530 Doty Street), or by calling (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

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