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

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Community Development

Rehabilitation Specialist

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Rehabilitation Specialist.  This full-time position reports directly to the Director of Community Development, and is responsible for providing technical assistance and oversight for housing rehabilitation projects being carried out throughout the Department of Community Development. This includes conducting inspections, preparing cost-estimated scopes of work identifying items required to ensure compliance with building code and program requirements, assisting homeowners with bidding and contractor selection, monitoring construction and approving payments to contractors.

Duties may include:
• Inspect properties to determine the improvements required to achieve program standards.        
• Create rehabilitation specifications (scopes of work) and drawings that assure compliance with federal, state and local housing codes and program requirements, including lead safety and energy efficiency.  
• Assist clients with obtaining and reviewing bids or proposals.
• Collaborate with Building Inspection to perform interim and final inspections during construction and approve payments to contractors.        
• Mediate problems which may occur during the term of construction, including resolving disputes between homeowners and contractors.        
• Prepare and present rehabilitation plans and technical reports for review and approval by the Community Development Director and internal loan committee.        
• Prepare contract documents for owners and contractors.       
• Complete documentation from the field including inspection notes, updates to the project tracking database, and compile other documentation required for compliance with program requirements.       
• Ensure contractors meet program requirements through background review and licensure verification.
• Assist the Community Development Director with environmental review process for grant funded projects.

Qualifications and requirements include knowledge of:
• Uniform housing code, building codes and/or ordinances applicable to the building trades.
• State and Federal housing rehabilitation loan programs.
• Electrical, plumbing and HVAC.
• Rehabilitation labor, material costs and construction methods.
• Rehabilitation construction plans and specifications.
• The techniques and methods of housing inspection to locate health and safety concerns.

Training and experience required includes any and/or all of the following:
• Two years of experience as a building contractor, which included remodeling or rehabilitation work.
• Two years of experience performing building inspection work for conformance to the uniform building codes, and which includes experience preparing cost estimates and bid specification.
• Two years of experience performing comparable work in a Housing Rehabilitation Program.

Any combination experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.

The City of Fond du Lac offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including health and life insurance, as well as participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System.  This is a non-exempt position with a minimum salary of $26.85/hour based on skills and qualifications. Application deadline is Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

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.

EOE

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
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2018_Benefits_Sum_Gen_FT_Hrly_4182018133212.pdf  

Municipal Service Center

Summer Seasonal

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for 2018 summer employment. A limited number of vacancies are anticipated to occur in the Park & Forestry Division, Construction & Maintenance Division, Parking Utilities, 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 11th, 2018. 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
Seasonal_Application_2018_2072018083652.docx  
Seasonal Laborer - Electrical

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for long-term seasonal employment (8 months) in the Electrical Department of the Public Works Division. Seasonal work varies in nature, including heavy lifting and the performance of electrical service locates; computer/technology skills required. Work schedules include Monday - Friday. Hours are very flexible to include: 8 hour days (40-hour week, 24-hour week, 16-hour week), or 4 hour days (20-hour week) between the hours of 6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Starting wage: $11.63/hour. 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.  Interested individuals may obtain application materials by clicking on the link below or contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624. Open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_Long_term_seasonal_18_Electrical_2062018150949.docx  

Parks and Pools

Long-term seasonal

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for long-term seasonal employment (8 months) in the Parks Department of the Public Works Division. Seasonal work varies in nature, requiring continuous outdoor activity, including heavy lifting.

Work schedules include Monday - Friday with a rotating weekend schedule. 
Hours are very flexible to include: 8 hour days (40-hour week, 24-hour week, 16-hour week), or 4 hour days (20-hour week) between the hours of 6:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Starting wage: $11.63/hour.

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.

Interested individuals may obtain application materials by clicking on the link below or contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624. Open until filled.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_Long_term_seasonal_16_Parks_01.doc  
Park & Forestry Intern

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for a Park and Forestry intern to update its street tree inventory, park tree inventory and its Forestry Division website. Other duties will include watering trees, training young trees, and assisting forestry crews with tree maintenance, pruning and removal operations. Fond du Lac is home to 17,000 street trees and 2500 park trees and has been a Tree City for 30 years. We are presently involved in managing the impact of the Emerald Ash Borer.

Knowledge and skills required -
•Familiarity with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
•Experience with using the ArcGIS software suite, including ArcMap, Collector for ArcGIS, and ArcGIS Online
•Tree ID skills
•Tree assessment skills
•Communication skills with coworkers, residents and the public
•Knowledge of proper pruning techniques according to A300 ANSI standards
•Ability to work independently with limited supervision
•Ability to work in a crew setting
•Ability to operate pickup truck with trailer, chipper and compact tractor
•Ability to lift 50 lbs.
•Self-starter and ability to help throughout the park as needed
•Limited weekend hours may be needed

Other qualities desired -
•Basic diagnostic skills of insects and diseases.
•Basic tree operation safety procedures as documented in Z133 of ANSI standards
•Ability to operate chainsaw in a safe manner.

Requirements include high school graduation and enrollment in a two or four-year college program focused on Arboriculture or Urban Forestry. Scheduled hours are from approximately May-August from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The pay rate is $11.00/hour and the application deadline is Friday, May 11, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Please click on the link below for application materials, or call (920)322-3624. A physical exam and drug-screening test is required prior to employment.



Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
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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 $52,097.53 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 David LeCaptain at dlecaptain@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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Crossing Guard Sub

The City of Fond du Lac is currently accepting applications for Substitute School Crossing Guards for the 2017-2018 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 $10.21. 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
Crossing_Guard_4282017145702.doc  
Community Service Officer

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Community Service Officer (CSO) at the Police Department.  The CSO program has been a beneficial program to the Fond du Lac Police Department for many years.  A CSO generally assists the police department with community relations, district policing initiatives, urban blight reduction, crime prevention and community service activities, special events, parking enforcement, scene security, and even minor complaints to name a few of the CSO responsibilities.   Because of the combined experience with our CSO program and their post-secondary education, many of our former CSO’s have become successful police officers throughout Wisconsin.  If you are eager to become part of a cohesive team where your community contributions are recognized and the team’s success is celebrated please consider becoming a CSO with the Fond du Lac Police Department.

Requirements include: High school graduate or equivalent; possess a valid Wisconsin driver’s license with a good driving record; geographic knowledge of the City of Fond du Lac; basic knowledge of parking regulations and restrictions; and ability to interact with the public in a respectful, professional manner.

Open until filled.

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 the link below.

EOE

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
CSO_9252017140446.docx  

Transit

Marketing & Planning Intern

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for a Marketing and Planning Intern in the Transit Division of the Department of Public Works.  This position will manage marketing and planning projects under the guidance of the Transit Manager and Administrative Assistant.

Candidates should have the skills and experience necessary to perform the following tasks:  assist in marketing the new WiFi and GPS applications; and assist in implementing system changes as identified in the Transit Development Plan.

Qualifications: applicants must be must be enrolled in a higher education institute and be 18 years of age or older; and enrolled in a compatible college major. This position requires 140 hours of work. Students must be receiving school credit for their internship, and must provide a statement (email or written) from their professor stating he/she is enrolled in a summer internship class. Applicants must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule, including weekday hours between 5:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.

The wage for this position is $12.00 per hour. Application deadline is Friday, May 11, 2018 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 by contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624.

                                        EOE

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

Wastewater Treatment

Assistant Superintendent

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Superintendent.  This full-time position supervises, directs and coordinates various operations of the Fond du Lac Regional Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery Facility and plant personnel as required and assigned.  The main goal is to meet the plant effluent permit discharge requirements and to operate the facility in an energy efficient and safe manner.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Supervises operations staff to maintain continuous operation and efficiency of operations, and monitors operator certification status for compliance as required.  Interprets operational data to monitor treatment process and permit compliance; analyzes process log sheets and instrument readings to determine reduction in efficiency or malfunctions in processing equipment; determines solids loadings and solids digestion removal activities to pace centrifuge operations; monitors phosphorus loading and schedules coagulant dosage, reviews data and processes and makes necessary adjustments to meet nutrient removal requirements; analyzes process control testing and lab results to adjust secondary system to proper solids and dissolved oxygen levels;
• Manage the operations of the Biogas System including biological hydrogen sulfide removal, siloxane removal, gas pressure skid, and a biogas engine generator.  Manages a high strength waste feed system and communicates daily with area industries to procure substrates.
• Coordinate facility biosolids program, hauling schedule and field application rates.  Additionally, this position monitors phosphorus compliance initiatives and coordinates research activities.
• Coordinates plant maintenance activities with Wastewater Maintenance Foreman, including equipment preventative maintenance schedule; identifies repair and maintenance needs and initiates corrective maintenance by completion and submission of maintenance request forms.
• Maintains liaison with plant laboratory and troubleshoots problem areas as requested.
• Monitors and enforces plant safety procedures to ensure compliance with all current regulations and procedures specified in the City Safety Policy.
• Prepare all compliance reports as required: CMAR, DMR, SARA Tier II, air emission inventory, and other reports as assigned; manages Hach WIMS software program to develop statistical correlation between operational parameters.
• Maintains 24/7 on call availability and performs all duties of the Wastewater Superintendent in his/her absence.

Requirements
• BS in Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or related field with five to seven years' wastewater treatment experience; and supervisory experience.  Must have Grade IV or Advanced Wisconsin Wastewater Operator License. 
• Possesion of all required subgrades desired.
• Ability to acquire all required subgrades within 1 year from date of hire.

The City of Fond du Lac offers a benefit package including health and life insurance, as well as participation in Wisconsin Retirement.  Starting salary will range from $65,403 - $69,140 based upon qualifications.  Application deadline is Friday, April 27, 2018 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, along with copies of required certifications.  You may obtain application materials by clicking on the link below, or contacting Jackie Braatz (jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov) in Human Resources.             
EOE

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
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2018_Benefits_Sum_Gen_FT_Exempt_4062018075608.pdf  

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