Seasonal Public Works

City Of Wauwatosa Wauwatosa , WI 53213

Posted 1 week ago

Position Overview

The City of Wauwatosa is much more than an employer it's a community. The City of Wauwatosa is a progressive, full-service municipal organization. Be a part of a team that strives to find new and better ways to improve our residents' experiences.

Temporary positions are available in the Department of Public Works for the summer season (from May through August) approximately 40 hours per week (based on department needs and weather conditions). Hours are typically 7am - 3pm, but may vary based on division.

Positions are available in Street Operations, Traffic & Electrical, Parks, Forestry and Water.

Essential Functions

The following are normal for the position but shall not be construed as exclusive or inclusive. Other related duties may be required and assigned. Responsibilities will vary based on division, but may include:

Forestry Division

  • Maintain shrubs at municipal buildings

  • Assist Arborists with Forestry operations

Parks Division

  • Perform park and athletic field maintenance

Streets Division

  • Assist street crews with projects and repair work

  • Garbage collection

  • Street cleaning

  • Painting

  • Indoor facility maintenance

Traffic & Electrical Division

  • Assist with barricade and sign installation for parades/runs/walks/civic events

  • Dismantle/recycle knocked down utilities

  • Assist with setting of new light poles, sign post installations and general maintenance

Water Department

  • Hydrant painting and inspection

  • Valve operations and curb stop work

  • Assist maintenance staff as needed with landscaping and cleaning of cold storage area

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of 18 years of age.

  • Valid Wisconsin driver's license.

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to perform manual labor outdoors in all weather conditions.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Additional Information

Receives direction and supervision from the division superintendent, supervisor or others as directed by management.

The position is scheduled to close on 3/20/19, but may be removed sooner, once the hiring needs of the City had been met.

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