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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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Human Resources

Benefits Coordinator

The City of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (Population 43,151) is seeking candidates for a full-time Benefits Coordinator.  Scheduled hours are 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This position reports directly to the City Attorney/Director Human Resources and administers the City’s employee benefits programs, including  self-insured health insurance; life, long-term disability, and dental insurance; retirement plans, leave policies, and Safety & Wellness. 

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Coordinate, design, and develop the City’s benefit plans to support the strategic priorities of the City; ensure compliance with all City policies, state and federal laws; and make recommendations for change as appropriate;
• Provide assistance and subject matter expertise on all employee benefit programs, processes, policies, vendors and other related matters;
• Conduct new hire orientation and benefit enrollments including qualifying life event changes and annual open enrollment processes;
• Audit and reconcile eligibility for monthly benefit bills, and process for payment;
• Coordinate and lead initiatives for City’s Wellness Incentive Program;
• Coordinate and assist in the investigation of work related injuries with City work comp agent including the maintenance and administration of accurate record-keeping of injuries and filing of insurance claims; preparing OSHA and other statistical reports to assure compliance with State and Federal regulations; and working  with injured employees, his/her physicians, and supervisors to facilitate employees' return to work; act as staff liaison for the Safety Committee; and
• Assist in recruitment efforts, as well as training and organization development programs

Qualifications and requirements include:
• Associates Degree or a BA in business or computer science desirable;
    o Human Resources and benefits experience preferred.
• Technology literacy and experience working with human resources information systems and databases preferred;
• Strong knowledge of benefit principles, laws, and regulations, and technical knowledge of benefits functional areas highly desirable;
    o Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) preferred, or willing to obtain within 5 years of hire. 

The City of Fond du Lac offers a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, and life insurance, as well as participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System, and Educational Assistance. 

Starting wage range is $22.76 - $24.80/hour based upon education and qualifications.  Position open until filled.

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

EOE


Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
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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  
Equipment Operator I

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for an Equipment Operator I. This position will be under general supervision to do semi-skilled and manual work in the operation of light specialized equipment in the performance of various public works construction and maintenance activities, to perform related work as required, and to perform duties of all lower classifications.

The successful candidate will have the experience and skills necessary to perform the essential duties of: operating boom truck, tractor mowers, compressors, air hammers, salt and sand spreaders, rollers, wheel loaders, sweepers, sewer jets, vac-all, etc.; driving single and tandem axle trucks; and assisting with snow plowing and snow removal.

Qualifications include: Considerable  knowledge of the operation, servicing, and maintenance of standard and specialized construction equipment; working knowledge of the tools, methods and materials commonly used in public works and maintenance activities; working knowledge of occupational hazards and safe work practices; ability to skillfully operate light or specialized equipment; ability to supervise the work of others; ability to understand and carry out oral or written instructions’ knowledge of sanitary sewer system and method used in cleaning sanitary system; and mechanical ability to do minor maintenance on light equipment.

Minimum training and experience required to perform essential job functions include: graduation from high school or equivalent, previous experience in the operation of light or specialized equipment; and current training in Confined Space Entry, Basic First Aid, and CPR.

Special Requirements include: possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial "Class A" Driver's License without air brakes restriction and with tanker endorsement; and experience in the operation of construction equipment. 

T
he City of Fond du Lac offers a comprehensive benefit package including health and life insurance. Starting salary is $18.67 - $21.33/hr. 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 clicking on the link below or by contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624.

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_EOI_6122017155431.doc  
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 300-400 trees, training 1000-1500 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, March 16, 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
Application_PFI_12222017224222.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 $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
Patrol_Application_2018_On_going_Recruit_1022018113553.docx  
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  

Water Utility

Water Utility Worker

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Water Utility Worker within the Department of Public Works Water Utility Division. The position is under general supervision to perform all duties necessary for the installation and maintenance of water facilities.

Specific duties include:
• assist in opening trenches
• making repairs to damaged mains, services, valves and hydrants
• tapping new water services
• install water valves and hydrants
• assist in backfilling of excavations
• saw-cut pavement
• operate dump truck hauling materials and equipment to/from the job site
• operate hydro-vacuum machine for mechanical excavation
• turn valves
• stock work vehicle with necessary supplies
• prepare disturbed area for restoration
• pour concrete curb & gutter, pavement and sidewalks
• repair landscape
• other duties and tasks as required

The position also requires the employee to be frequently available for emergency response, off-shift work.

Qualifications include:
Working knowledge of water distribution systems, construction and maintenance and associated equipment; a basic understanding of proper roadway and pavement repair; working knowledge of dump truck operation and maintenance; knowledge of motor vehicle laws; familiarity with construction zone safety practices and procedures; and ability to follow instructions. Possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial “Class A” Driver’s License without air brake restrictions and with tanker endorsement.

Desirable Training and Experience:
Previous experience in performing manual work of a semi-skilled nature on construction and maintenance of underground facilities; graduation from high school or equivalent; multi-lingual a plus.

The City offers a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and life insurance, as well as participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. Starting salary range - $20.71 - $26.01/hour.

Applications are available by clicking on the link below, or in the City Human Resources office on the 4th floor of the City-County Government Center, or by calling (920) 322-3624.  Position is open until filled.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_WUW_2082017121423.doc  

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