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    Fond du Lac, WI 54935  Map It
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Employment Opportunities

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Municipal Service Center

Summer Seasonal

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for 2017 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 12th, 2017. 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_2017_3012017115128.doc  
Sign Painter's Helper

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Sign Painter’s Helper within the Construction & Maintenance Division of the Public Works Department.  The successful candidate will assist in the making and installing of traffic signs and marking streets as assigned.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:
• Assists with making, painting, and installing traffic control signs.
• Repaints, refinishes and replaces signs and maintains sign posts.
• Operates paint machines.
• Assists in marking streets with paint lines for vehicular and pedestrian control.
• Does stenciling and applies scotch lite.
• Assists C&M crew in snow and ice control and other work as required.
• Keeps records and makes reports.

Essential Knowledge and Abilities include:
• Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and practices used in painting and maintenance work.
• Working knowledge of the various methods of preparing metal and other surfaces for painting.
• Working knowledge of occupational hazards and safe work practices.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to perform maintenance work on street painting and sign manufacturing equipment.
• Skill in the use of paint brushes, spray guns and in mixing and matching paint.
• Knowledge of City streets and ability to read maps and prints of new additions.
• Ability to use rule and tape measure in laying out parking stalls and other markings on streets and parking lots.
• Ability to perform layout work according to acceptable graphics standards.

Training, Experience, and Requirements include:
• Graduation from high school or equivalent.
• Previous painting experience.
• Knowledge of street names and places within the City of Fond du Lac.
• Possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial "Class A" Driver's License without air brakes restriction and with tanker endorsement.
• Experience in the operation of construction equipment.

A comprehensive benefit package is offered including health, dental & life insurance, as well as participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System.  Starting salary is $16.29 -$18.62/hour.  Apply by completing a City of Fond du Lac application by Monday, April 10th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.Applications are available by clicking on the link below, at the City Human Resources office on the 4th floor of the City-County Government Center (160 S. Macy Street), or by calling (920) 322-3624.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_SPH_3222017155016.doc  

Parks and Pools

Long-term seasonal

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for long-term seasonal employment (8 months) in the Department of Public Works Division. Seasonal work varies 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.

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  

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
Patrol_Application_2015_On_going_Recruit_01.docx  
Crossing Guard Sub

The City of Fond du Lac is currently accepting applications for Substitute School Crossing Guards for the 2016-2017 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_02.doc  

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 range for this position is $10.75 to $11.75 per hour. Application deadline is Friday, May 12, 2017 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  

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, 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, March 31, 2017.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_ETII_01.doc  

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