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Administrative Assistant – Construction & Maintenance

The City of Fond du Lac (pop. 43,021) is recruiting for a full-time Administrative Assistant in the Construction & Maintenance Division of the Public Works Department.

This position performs a variety of responsible work involving the administrative aspects of the Construction & Maintenance Division at the Municipal Service Center.  The position reports directly to the Superintendent – Operations.

The purpose of the Administrative Assistant position will be to:

  • Take complaints and answer questions from the public.
  • Monitor expenditures against the annual budget.
  • Prepare requisitions for materials and supplies.
  • Verify materials received.
  • Maintain monthly records of labor, parts and equipment used by other departments and make monthly charges.
  • Participate in the preparation of the division’s annual budget.
  • Responsible for petty cash disbursements and reconciliation.
  • Provide administrative support for supervisors and foremen working at the Municipal Center.
  • Provide updates on City website for divisional information.

Essential Knowledge and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of administrative principles and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of record keeping required in maintaining divisional records and budgets.
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective public and working relationships.
  • Ability to maintain accurate and complete records and prepare clear and detailed reports.
  • Ability to explain and interpret policies, procedures and standards, and apply them to specific situations.
  • Ability to apply situational reasoning ability by exercising judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent.
  • Four or more years of responsible administrative and accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite programs, with the desire and ability to learn additional computer programs as needed.
  • Previous construction experience desirable.

Please submit a completed application and resume describing your experience as it relates directly to this position to:

       City Human Resources – 160 S. Macy Street, Fond du Lac, WI 54935


       Email to

Applications reviewed upon receipt; open until filled with interviews scheduled after November 29.

Benefits Summary


2019-11-12T15:39:44-06:00November 12th, 2019|