Public Works Crew

Position Recruitment
Public Works Crew

The Village of Shorewood Hills (population 2376) is seeking applicants for the position of Public Works Crewmember. Shorewood Hills is a highly desirable community that is an inner ring suburb of Madison, Wisconsin’s capital city. Shorewood Hills is a welcoming and inclusive full-service community that prides itself on being a wonderful place to live, work, play, learn, and visit. The Public Works Crewmember is a multi-faceted position with tasks involving street, water, wastewater, and stormwater maintenance and repairs, snow plowing, tree-cutting, brush and leaf pick up, and janitorial work, and involves the operation of small and large equipment.

Requirements for this position include a high school diploma or equivalent. Previous experience directly related to the position, including water and wastewater operations, is strongly preferred but is not required. Experience with tool/machine maintenance and/or a mechanical background is strongly preferred. Applicants must have a valid Wisconsin CDL or have the ability to obtain one within twelve months of hire. This position requires the ability to maneuver in various strenuous environments and to operate in extreme weather conditions as well as the ability to lift heavy objects repetitively over an extended period of time. Evening, weekend, and holiday work is required. This position is considered an emergency response position and, as such, the employee is required to live within a 30-minute response time.

This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position. The hourly rate for this position will be $21.87-$29.57 DOQ/DOE. The Village is offering a sign-on bonus of up to $2,000, pending Village Board approval, for a highly qualified candidate with a current CDL.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and five professional references to thandschke@shorewood-hills.org. The position is considered open until filled but submission materials must be received by June 30, 2024 for priority consideration.

As an employer, we strive to provide a work environment where diversity and differing opinions are valued, creativity is encouraged, continuous learning and improvement are fostered, teamwork and open/honest communication are encouraged, and meeting customer needs through quality service is a shared goal. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women, racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

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