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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

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Attorney's Office

Assistant City Attorney

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Assistant City Attorney.  This full-time position reports directly to the City Attorney and is to provide legal advice and counsel to City officials and staff, boards, commissions, the police and fire departments, and others; prosecute city traffic, ordinance and collection matters; handle litigation involving the city, coordinate litigation with outside counsel, handle public record responses and coordinate public records responses by other departments, provide legal advice and support to Human Resources, including labor negotiations in accordance with all relevant law, City ordinances, administrative policies and practices. 
Duties may include: Providing legal advice and counsel to City officials and staff, boards, commissions, police and fire departments, and others regarding real estate, contract, litigation, finance, and other legal matters. Attending City Council meetings when City Attorney is absent or as needed; using NovusAgenda software, assist City Clerk and other City Staff in preparing City Council and City board and commission meeting agendas; preparing ordinances, resolutions, and proclamations. Representing the City and its authorities and staff in litigation, including drafting pleadings, pretrial conferences, depositions, and court and jury trials; prosecuting City traffic and ordinance violations, as required. Preparing articles and other written materials for non-lawyers that analyze statutes, regulations and court cases. Providing advice and support for labor and employment related legal matters to include; leave and disability laws, wage and hour laws, civil rights compliance, equal opportunity, workers compensation and unemployment compensation, HIPAA matters, collective bargaining and labor contract administration, including grievance negotiation and arbitration. Responding to Public Records requests as needed. Assisting in City collections efforts as needed, including handling claims in bankruptcy.
Qualifications and requirements include: Juris Doctorate with zero to three years legal experience, plus admission to Wisconsin Bar or ability to be admitted within a reasonable amount of time. Ability to actively listen, think critically, reason deductively and make sound decisions. Strong verbal and written communication skills, strong negotiation and presentation skills, excellent attention to detail and a commitment to excellence. Ability to advise and interpret on how to apply policies, procedures and standards to specific situations. Ability to manage and direct a group of workers.
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

Engineering & Traffic Division

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, and also involve the application of previously acquired engineering and heavy construction methods.
Various duties and responsibilities include:Water main design; preparation of plans and 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, February 3, 2017.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov


Administrative Assistant

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Administrative Assistant—Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue.  This full-time confidential administrative assistant position reports directly to the Fire Chief and coordinates administrative functions of Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue, both internally and externally.  This position is the pulse of the department coordinating administrative functions, carrying out fiscal responsibilities, disseminating vital communication to all employees, and being responsible for the agency’s administrative efficiency and effectiveness.  This position requires an individual who can maintain a high level of confidentiality and work independently.  It is highly desirable for this person to possess strong organizational skills as well as excellent time management skills.  This position also requires an individual who gets along well with people and can serve effectively in a liaison role.
Various duties include:  Performing administrative duties for the Fire Chief; scheduling of meetings for Chief, Assistant Chiefs, and Division Chief of Fire Prevention; assisting Assistant Chiefs and Division Chief with administrative duties as time allows; ordering and maintaining an inventory of office supplies; attending department staff meetings and City leadership team meetings; serving as back-up to the Fire Records Clerk which includes payroll responsibilities; publishing monthly newsletter; data entry of purchase requisitions and purchasing procedures as well as budget work and other accounting procedures; typing of confidential documents and maintaining of confidential records as required; assisting in the typing and maintaining of the agency’s policies and standard operating procedures; and the electronic dissemination of important information to all department personnel.
Submit cover letter, application, and resume to:  City of Fond du Lac, Human Resources, 160 S. Macy St., Fond du Lac, WI 54935.  You may obtain materials by clicking on the link below or by ontacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624.  Position open until filled.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov


Library Page (12 hours/wk)

The FDL Public Library is accepting applications for one 12 hour per week position.  This is an evening and weekend position.  Details and application can be found by clicking the links below.

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov

Municipal Service Center

Garage Attendant

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Garage Attendant within the Fleet Division. The position is under supervision to assist the stockroom attendant and to perform related work as required.

Specific duties include: Receiving and entering inventory and stocking shelves; performing data entry for fleet job orders and inventory maintenance; parts running, performing manual cleaning work in and about the garage; performing waste oil tank inspection and alarm testing; making minor repairs to fuel pumps and shop equipment; categorizing and disposing safely of oil based products, thinner, antifreeze, acid, pesticides, herbicides, and mercury.

Required: Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel Software programs, with the desire and ability to learn additional computer programs as needed (testing will be performed); possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial “Class A” Driver’s License without air brakes restriction and with tanker endorsement within 60 days of hire; current certification for fork-lift operation; and ability to obtain Class A & B Certifications for Underground Storage Operators within 60 days of hire.

Desirable: Graduation from high school or equivalent; previous janitorial or mechanical work experience. A comprehensive benefit package is offered including health, dental & life insurance. Starting salary range is $14.29 - $15.11. Apply by completing a City of Fond du Lac application by Friday, January 27th, 2017.

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Electrician Crew Leader

The City of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, is seeking an Electrician Crew Leader.  The purpose of this position is to be responsible for a crew, to perform skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment, and to perform related work as required.  This position also helps to establish training programs for personnel concerning safety in general and safety procedures that relate to specific jobs or functions.

The successful candidate will possess thorough knowledge of electrical methods, practices, and principles in the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment; laws, rules and regulations pertaining to electrical codes and their application; occupational hazards and safe work practices.  Abilities required include: install, maintain and repair electrical systems and equipment; understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions; and establish and maintain effective public and working relationships; read plans, specifications, rough sketches and layouts; and provide first line supervision and train others.

Duties include: Crew leader of a crew -  to install, maintain, and repair electrical and electronic equipment, worn and  obsolete equipment; installation, maintenance and repair of police and fire radio systems; installation and maintenance of electronic traffic controls, street light systems, traffic control systems, installation, maintenance and repair of emergency siren system in municipal buildings, and city-owned Christmas decorations; maintenance or records and preparation of reports; direct supervision for locating of underground city-owned electrical systems; direct supervision of Electrician’s Helper; design and supervise the installation and maintenance of street lighting, traffic signals, and other City electrical projects; develop lighting layouts; write specifications and cost estimates, and order materials for street lighting and traffic signal projects; maintain clerical, activity, financial, and other records as required; prepare accident reports as required; and prepare bills for equipment purchased by the City.

Position requires graduation from high school and eight or more years of experience in electrical construction and maintenance work. Special requirements include possession of a Master Electrician license issued by the City of Fond du Lac and a valid Wisconsin Commercial "Class A" Driver's License without air brakes restriction, and with tanker endorsement. Training requirements include confined space entry, Basic First Aid and CPR.

Submit cover letter, application, and resume to:  City of Fond du Lac, Human Resources, 160 S. Macy St., Fond du Lac, WI 54935.  You may obtain materials by contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624 or clicking on the link below.  Position open until filled.

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 $46,611.66 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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