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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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Engineering & Traffic Division

Engineering Intern - GIS

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for a Geographic Information System (GIS) intern.  This position will assist with GIS project support across various City departments, as well as the development and maintenance of the City’s enterprise GIS. Candidates should have the skills and experience necessary to perform the following tasks:  GIS data conversion and creation; data QA/QC; map creation; and field data collection.  Candidates should be familiar with working with geodatabases (design, creation, editing, etc.), interpreting plan drawings, scripting, and digitizing.Qualifications: applicants must either have GIS experience or be in a GIS-related field of study.  Applicants must also have experience with ArcGIS 10.x and Microsoft Office.  Familiarity with ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS for Server, ArcSDE, AutoCAD, Portal for ArcGIS, Python, and Microsoft SQL Server is a plus.The wage range for this position is $12.00 to $14.00 per hour.  Application deadline is Friday, March 17, 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 contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624 or clicking the link below.EOE

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_EIGIS_2162017210906.doc  
Engineering Aide - Limited Term

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of a Limited Term Engineering Aide.  This limited term full-time position reports directly to the City Engineer and will perform work in the field and the office in conjunction with various municipal (civil) engineering projects. It is anticipated that this work will be 40 hours per week for the months of May through August.

Various duties and responsibilities include:
• Assisting with inspection on City construction projects, including underground construction, street maintenance and sidewalk program
• Working with Engineers and Engineering Technicians on reports, computations, and field design adjustments.

Qualifications include:
• Knowledge of the technical methods and practices of civil engineering and surveying
• Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public.

Requirements include:
• Graduation from high school or equivalent
• Excellent communication skills
• Technical training and/or relevant experience in Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, or public works construction is desired.
• Knowledge of land surveying equipment is a plus.

The wage range for this position is $12.00 to $14.00 per hour.  Application deadline is Friday, March 3, 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 contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624 or clilcking the link below.

EOE

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_EA.doc  
Civil Engineer I

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Civil Engineer.  This full-time position reports directly to the City Engineer/Deputy Director of Public Works and will develop plans and specifications for public works engineering projects, and supervise and coordinate the construction of public works projects.Various duties and responsibilities include: 
•Assist in planning, design, and the preparation of all types of Public Works projects.
•Analyze planning reports of others and formulate recommendations into specific detailed, precise and technically accurate engineering plans and specifications.
•Provide engineering design and technical assistance to the water utility for water distribution system expansions.
•Prepare plans and reports for submission and approval on sanitary sewer and water distribution installations by the DNR and other authorizing agencies.
•Prepare cost estimates, assessment documents and reports for Public Works projects.
•Use sound engineering judgment and scientifically accepted methods in providing solutions and avoidances related to City related projects having impact on the municipality.
•Assist Engineering Division staff with research, field surveys and plan preparations as necessary.
•Supervise and monitor the construction of Public Works projects.  Prepare schedules and coordinate work of City staff, utilities, contractors, etc., affected by Public Work projects.
•Work with project personnel to coordinate timetables, methods and progress of projects resulting in satisfactory completion.
•Determine the acceptable quantity of work completed and/or materials furnished on projects and prepare payment estimates due contractors.
•Assist Engineering Technicians and Inspectors with layout, testing and inspection of Public Works projects.
•Maintain communications and good working relations with personnel involved in Public Works projects.
•Provide assistance in an engineering capacity to other City departments and the general public.
•Maintain rapport with business and citizens affected by Public Works projects and develop alternatives to inconveniences encountered by same.
•Supervise and coordinate the work of Engineering Technicians and Seasonal Employees during field activity.
•Assist in the training, development and education of engineering aides and technicians in accordance with accepted engineering policies and procedures.
Requirements include:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university with civil engineering experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. Registration as a professional engineer is preferred. The ability to become registered as a professional engineer within a 4 to 5 year period is required.
The City of Fond du Lac offers a comprehensive benefit package including health and life insurance.  Application deadline is Friday, March 17, 2017.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
Application_CENG.doc  
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 3, 2017.
Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Library

Children's & Outreach Services Asst.

The FDL Public Library is seeking qualified candidates for a Children's & Outreach Services Assistant for a temporary basis.  See details below.

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_OA_2062017160123.doc  
Outreach_Asst_2062017160359._Library_2017.docx  
Administrative Asst

The Temporary Administrative Assistant reports to the Literacy Services Director and performs a variety of high level clerical duties including secretarial and routine and non-routine administrative duties of the Fond du Lac Literacy Services Office. The Administrative Assistant works with a high degree of independence and responsibility.  This is a flexible 5-10 hour per week position for 8-10 weeks.  She/he must be self directed in order to complete a number of routine tasks.
Salary - $15.00/hour.  If interested, click on the link below.EOE

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_AA_Literacy_2152017100605.doc  

Municipal Service Center

Mechanic

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Mechanic. This full-time position reports directly to the Fleet Operations/Electrical Manager, and will be responsible for providing 24/7 availability to the City with qualified  onsite equipment repair and vehicle service to City property in all weather conditions, as well as perform routine maintenance on all city equipment.

Various duties, knowledge, and abilities include:
• Repairing gasoline and diesel engines, pumps, transmissions, differentials, electrical systems and hydraulic systems.
• Performing routine scheduled vehicle maintenance.
• Performing setup and install equipment on new vehicles
• Diagnosing and repairing starting and charging systems.
• Repairing a variety of trucks, cars, sweepers, rollers, tractors, cranes, saws, lawnmowers, heavy equipment, etc.
• Minor electric and acetylene welding and blacksmith work.
• Operating diagnostic test equipment.
• Changing and repairing tires.
• Thorough knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials, methods and practices used in the automotive or small to heavy equipment trades.
• Considerable knowledge of working hazards and safety practices.
• Considerable ability to diagnose operating difficulties and make repairs.
• Ability to work efficiently from service manuals, parts books and oral instructions, hydraulic and air schematics to wiring and vacuum schematics.
• Ability to keep records and make reports.
• Ability to efficiently diagnose and repair a variety of hydraulic systems.
• Knowledge to efficiently repair computerized systems: Engine, Transmission, etc.

Requirements include:
• Graduation from high school or equivalent.
• 200 or more hours in formal course work in mechanics or related fields.
• Three years’ experience in truck and heavy equipment and electrical repair work; hydraulic testing and repairs; and computerized automotive systems.
• Possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial "Class A" Driver's License without air brakes restriction, and with tanker and passenger endorsement.
• Must have a varied selection of tools to perform a large variety of repairs and parts replacements.

The City of Fond du Lac offers a comprehensive benefit package including health and life insurance, and retirement plans including participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System.
Salary: $22.31 - $25.50/hour. 
Job is open until filled.
If 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
Application_Mechanic.doc  
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.

Hourly rate is $24.31 - $27.78.  If interested, 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
Application_ECL_1062017130919.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 2015-2016 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  

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 - $18.30 - $20.92/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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