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The City of Fort Atkinson, a vibrant community along the Rock River, is accepting applications for the full-time position of Water Utility Crewman in the Water Utility department. The nature of the position is, under supervision, to assist in the operation, regulation and maintenance of the function of the Water Utility and to perform construction, repair, installation and maintenance related work. The successful candidate will possess a high school diploma or equivalent, experience in mechanical maintenance work, preferably related to water distribution system and meter repair. The pay rate is $20.78 per hour with 2% increase scheduled for Jan. 1, 2022.

The City of Fort Atkinson offers a competitive benefits package. Starting employees receive 80 hours of vacation (prorated from start date), 10 holidays and 2 personal days. An employee in this position is also eligible for Comp time and overtime opportunities. The City is a part of the Wisconsin Retirement System pension and also offers health, life, dental and vision insurance.

Full job description can be found at Interest persons can submit a cover letter, resume and references to Water Utility Supervisor Tim Hayden at Application deadline is Dec. 10, 2021 or until position is filled. The City of Fort Atkinson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full job description can be found here.

Assistant City Engineer
The City of Fort Atkinson Engineering Dept. seeks an experienced, self-motivated individual to fill the role of Assistant City Engineer. This position reports directly to the City Engineer. The candidate should have the ability to work both individually and cooperatively in a professional manner with fellow employees, contractors, developers, and most importantly the community. The successful applicant can expect to lead or support many of the following tasks:
• Survey with Rod/Level and RTK equip.
• Mapping using CAD and GIS
• CAD Design using Civil3D
• Construction Oversight and Management
• GIS Data Collection with ESRI products
• Planning/Leading Committee Meetings
• Water, Sanitary, and Storm Infrastructure Assessment and Design
• Stormwater, Recycling, Transit Reporting and Compliance
• RFP Solicitation and Evaluation
• Private Development Review
• Road/Parking Lot Design, Maintenance Planning
• Right of Way Permit Review

Qualifications include a bachelor or associate degree in civil engineering, engineering technology, or a related field. Substantial experience may substitute for a degree.

This is a full time salaried position. The City of Fort Atkinson offers competitive pay and excellent benefits. The starting salary range is $62,658 - $69,809, depending on qualifications. The City offers the following; pays 88% of state sponsored health insurance premiums, provides dental insurance, life insurance, participation in Wisconsin Retirement System (6.75% employee, 6.75% City), deferred compensation, flexible spending, holidays, paid vacation, and flexible work hours.

A full job description can be found here.


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