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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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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 Engineering Division. This full-time position reports to the City Engineer/Deputy Director Public Works. The applicant is under limited supervision to perform skilled and advanced technical work in the field and the office in conjunction with various municipal (civil) engineering projects.  Other areas of involvement include mapping and design in AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and GIS software; research and design of projects; and maintenance of records, plans, and data.  The person is responsible for identifying and performing engineering technical duties which follow prescribed methods and procedures, but which involve the application of previously learned engineering, surveying, and heavy construction methods.

Various duties and responsibilities include:
1. Design and assist Engineers with annual street reconstruction project using AutoCAD and Civil 3D.
2. Perform field inspections to ensure that projects are completed according to specifications; maintain construction records as required.
3. Direct and perform construction stake-out of city projects and review stakeout and cut sheets.
4. Provide information and assistance to the general public regarding construction projects.
5. Confer with and assist the general public regarding inconveniences from and possible solutions to construction activities.
6. Assist Engineers to enforce City Ordinances regarding erosion control and stormwater, sanitary sewer, drainage plans, and other Engineering related codes.
7. Perform miscellaneous survey work such as determining ownership lines of particular parcels for the purpose of assessments, condemnations, etc.
8. Perform and direct boundary and topographical survey field work along with other basic surveying projects.
9. Use electronic surveying and data collection equipment to develop horizontal control and to set up center lines and base lines as required.
10.Develop vertical control by setting bench loops and oversees City Benchmark system.
11.Design and stake out work for City Public Works and other City Department crews.
12.Train, supervise and direct the activities of Engineering Tech I, Aides and seasonal employees.

Qualifications, Required Training and Experience include:
High school graduate with technical training in civil engineering and surveying and four to six years engineering or construction experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities sufficient to conform to the list of qualifications. Experience in AutoCAD, especially in Civil 3D, design, is preferred.

The City of Fond du Lac offers a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental & life insurance.  Salary range is $25.29 - $26.74. Applications are available at the City Human Resources office on the 4th floor of the City-County Government Center, clicking on the link below, or by calling (920) 322-3624. The position will be open until filled with the first application review starting Friday, January 18, 2019.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
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2019_Benefits_Sum_Gen_FT_Hrly__12202018143521.pdf  

Fire/Rescue

Firefighter/Paramedic

The City of Fond du Lac Fire Rescue is seeking applicants for a Fire Fighter/Paramedic. The Fire Fighter/ Paramedic position is an entry level, dual role responsibility in Fond du Lac Fire/Rescue. The Fire Fighter/ Paramedic is a Fire Fighter, who, in addition to performing routine firefighting duties, also is trained to provide Advanced Life Support medical care.

Application materials are available by clicking on the link below, by contacting Human Resources at (920) 322-3624, or at the City/County Building - 4th floor - 160 S. Macy Street, Fond du Lac, WI.

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Firefighter_Paramedic_Application_2019_1102019192153.doc  

Library

Circulation Library Clerk 1

The FDL Public Library is recruiting for a Circulation Clerk.  Please visit www.fdlpl.org or click the link below for details.  Applications are available on the 4th floor of the City/County building or by clicking the link below. Deadline to submit is Friday, January 18, 2019.

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
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Municipal Service Center

Street Maintenance Worker

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Street Maintenance Worker within the Construction & Maintenance Division.  All work is physical in nature.  Specific duties include patching streets, forming and pouring concrete, making asphalt repairs in streets, rebuilding and repairing catch basins, working on annual leaf collection program, and salting and plowing snow in winter conditions.

Other duties include transporting gravel, excess soil, building and construction materials, hauling snow, loading, hauling and dumping refuse.  Performs routine vehicle maintenance, i.e. checks oil, tire pressure, battery, etc. and manual labor incidental to operation, driving various types of trucks and operating machines and equipment incidental to public works construction and maintenance activities.  Ability to maneuver equipment trailer behind a dump truck is essential. Those with experience in construction and the operation of construction equipment will be preferred.

Graduation from high school or equivalent, and possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial “Class A” Driver’s License without air brakes restriction, and with tanker endorsement required.

A comprehensive fringe benefit package is offered including health, dental & life insurance, as well as participation in Wisconsin Retirement.  Salary range - $19.04 - $21.76.

Apply by completing a City of Fond du Lac application. Applications are available by clicking on the link below, or at the City Human Resources office on the 4th floor of the City-County Government Center, or by calling (920) 322-3624.  
Position deadline - Friday, January 18, 2019.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_SMW_01.doc  
2019_Benefits_Sum_Gen_FT_Hrly__12272018132939.pdf  
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 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: 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; 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 (Preferred) issued by the State of Wisconsin. A Journeyman Electricians license will be considered.  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.

The City of Fond du Lac offers a benefit package including health and life insurance, as well as participation in Wisconsin Retirement.  Starting hourly pay range is $27.38 - $31.30 and will be based upon qualifications.  The position will be open until filled with the first application review starting after Friday, January 25, 2019.

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 contacting City Human Resources at (920) 322-3624. 
 
Equal Opportunity Employer



Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_ECL_1062017130919.doc  
2019_Benefits_Sum_Gen_FT_Hrly_1042019120747.pdf  

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 2018-2019 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 $10.41. 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 part-time position (no benefits offered) 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
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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, April 12, 2019 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

Intern - Operations

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Wastewater Operations Intern at the Wastewater Treatment & Resource Recovery Facility (WTRRF).  Various duties and responsibilities will include the following:
The Intern will assist the Main Plant Operator with equipment rotations and determining calculations for high strength waste, sludge transfer, and monitoring chemical inventory.
Influent -
Because this is a hands-on opportunity, there will be times when the intern will be expected to contribute to normal daily maintenance and get dirty cleaning the influent wetwell, fine screens, grit washer, and/or screening conveyors and raking the roll-off.
Primary Treatment -
• Scum Pit Cleaning - learn the method of scum pit cleaning under the direction of the operator  
• Pump Activation - learn the primary/blend pumping procedures 
Secondary Treatment -
• Mixed Liquor Solids - learn how to use a settleometer and calculate the SVI.  They will also learn the operation of a microscope for performing microbial analysis on a daily basis to determine the diverse health and activity of our mixed liquor
• RAS/WAS Pump Operation - The Intern will be shown the method of RAS and WAS Pump Operation.  Under the direction of the Operator, they will make adjustments to the RAS and WAS rates.
Sampling -
• There will be daily sampling for both operation and lab analysis.  The Intern will be directly involved with aeration basin profiling for phosphorus, ammonia, nitrates, dissolved oxygen and COD.
• pH Analysis - learn the methods of pH analysis and calibration using the laboratory pH meter.  The Intern will then be responsible for performing and recording pH during their rounds with an operator including digester, mixed liquor and effluent.
• Sludge Depth Measurement -The intern will be shown the method of sludge depth measurements and will be responsible for performing the measurements under the direction of a treatment plant operator both in the primary and secondary clarifiers. They will also learn how to make operational decisions based off these measurements. 
Sludge Handling -
• Centrifuge Operations – Under the direction of an Operator, learn all aspects of centrifuge operation and perform sampling and testing for total solids using a moisture analyzer.  Additionally, the Intern will be involved in polymer preparation and conveying the biosolids into roll-offs for disposal. 
• Digesters - The Intern will assist the Operator with their digester rounds including checking digester levels, pH and completing the log sheet.  
Biogas Engine -
• System Maintenance and Monitoring – There is a 450 kW Biogas Engine on site and monitoring includes checking temperatures, pressures and levels of associated equipment to ensure smooth and efficient operation.
• Gas Cleaning and Monitoring – The Intern will have the opportunity to learn about the biogas cleaning equipment, gas analysis and associated equipment log sheets.
Laboratory -
• The intern will have the opportunity to learn wastewater laboratory techniques and spend approximately 2-3 weeks with the laboratory staff shadowing and having hands on opportunities. 
• Analyses learned will include at minimum total suspended solids, ammonia, total phosphorus, biochemical oxygen demand and chemical oxygen demand. 
Requirements include high school graduation and ideally current enrollment in a two or four-year college program focused on wastewater or related science. Scheduled hours are from approximately May – August from 7:00 am – 3:30 pm. 
The pay rate is $11.00/hour and the application deadline is Friday, February 15, 2019 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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Intern - Lab

The City of Fond du Lac is accepting applications for the position of Laboratory Intern at the Wastewater Treatment & Resource Recovery Facility (WTRRF).  This seasonal position will have the opportunity to learn quantitative and qualitative laboratory techniques used for wastewater analysis including area industries, sanitary districts and waste haulers.     Various duties and responsibilities will include: Sample setup and analysis including total phosphorus, total suspended solids, ammonia, BOD, COD, fecal coliform, nitrates, alkalinity, volatile acids, transmittance, and pH; laboratory maintenance and data entry. 
Requirements include high school graduation and ideally current enrollment in a two or four-year college program in chemistry, biology or related science. Proficiency with computers and Microsoft applications is ideal. Scheduled hours are from approximately May – August from 7:00 am – 3:30 pm. The pay rate is $11.00/hour and the application deadline is Friday, February 22, 2019 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
Seasonal_Application_WTRRF_Intern_Lab_1162019100827.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 distribution facilities.

Specific duties include:
• assist in trench excavation
• 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
• operation of valves and hydrants
• stock work vehicle with necessary supplies
• pour and finish concrete curb & gutter, pavement and sidewalks
• complete full restoration of disturbed landscaping areas
• other duties and tasks as required

The position also requires the employee to be frequently available for emergency response during off-shift hours as well as participate in the on-call rotation.

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; competent persons training and familiarity with calling in locates to diggers hotline is 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 - $21.12 - $24.14 based upon qualifications.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.  Open until filled.

Applications are available in the City Human Resources office on the 4th floor of the City-County Government Center, or by clicking on the link below.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Email: jbraatz@fdl.wi.gov
Application_WUW_2082017121423.doc  
2019_Benefits_Sum_Gen_FT_Hrly__12132018193652.pdf  

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