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City of Port Washington, Wisconsin

City of Port Washington Employment Opportunities

current opportunities

Water Utility Superintendent
The City of Port Washington, WI, population 12,307, is accepting applications for the position of Water Utility Superintendent. This supervisory position is responsible for the operation of the Cityís four MGD surface water filtration plant, three elevated storage tanks, a 55+ mile distribution system, and over 5,000 metered customers. The Water Utility Superintendent supervises a staff of four full-time plant operators and five additional employees who perform maintenance duties at the plant, pump stations, towers, and distribution system as well as serve as relief operators inside the plant. This position works closely with the Street Commissioner and reports to the Director of Public Works. The ideal candidate for this position has excellent verbal and written communication skills, possesses strong interpersonal skills, can plan and manage multiple operations, provide leadership, display initiative, and exercise good judgment. This position is on-call 24 hours/day, seven days/week, and is responsible to be on site as required for all emergency situations including water main or service breaks. Click here for job description.

Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities: This position will lead the Water Utility forward as it undertakes a $15 million plant improvement project adding UV treatment, emergency power supply and with other electrical upgrades, and meeting current DNR requirements for pump and clear well elevations. The successful candidate will also guide the Water Utility toward compliance with upcoming lead abatement requirements within the distribution system including lead service pipe replacement. Full conversion to an automated radio read system of water meters is also an immediate goal for the next Water Utility Superintendent.

Position requirements: Must hold a Surface Water Grade 1 and Distribution Grade 1 Operatorís Certificate issued by the State of Wisconsin. Minimum of four years of municipal operations and maintenance experience required. Supervisory experience preferred. An Associateís, Bachelorís, or advanced degree in water science or related field is preferred. Salary Range: $72,916 - $91,701; placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. The City of Port Washington offers an excellent benefits package including Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Retirement, 457 Deferred Compensation, Health Insurance, Health Reimbursement Account, Dental, General Leave, Holidays, Life Insurance, and Flexible Spending.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning on January 24, 2022. Please provide a cover letter, resume, and General Application (link on the right) and submit to the Office of the Director of Public Works, City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave. Port Washington, WI 53074.

The City of Port Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Parks & Recreation Department - Job and Volunteer Opportunities
The Port Washington Parks & Recreation Department is currently hiring for the following positions: Head Soccer Coach, Soccer Instructors, Basketball Instructors. Youth Sports Instructors, Yoga/Group Fitness Instructors and Theatre Director. Job descriptions and applications available here.

For volunteer opportunities, please visit our Volunteer Opportunities page.


AV Operator
Duties to include operating the City of Port Washington AV system during City meetings in the City Hall Council Chambers. Duties include:

  • Starting the system before the start of the meeting ensuring all systems are active
  • Start and monitor live-streaming of the video to YouTube and the cable TV system
  • Start the audio bridge
  • Change video sources as required during the meeting
  • Shutdown the AV system after the meeting ends
  • Upload the recorded video file(s) for replay on the cable TV system
City meetings are held during the regular work week (Monday - Friday) in the late afternoon or evening. The meeting duration is from one to three hours. An operator will be needed at most 2 or 3 times a week. As most City meetings occur monthly, operators will not be required every week.

Applications may be obtained at Port Washington City Hall, Engineering Department or by clicking the General Application link to the right.

For more information, please call Judy Klumb at 262-284-2600 or email: jklumb@cpwwi.org.

The City of Port Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

School Crossing Guards
The Port Washington Police Department is taking applications for school crossing guards. Applicants must be available to work one hour before school and/or one hour after school. Crossing guards may sign up for extra hours during summer assisting the Police Department with pedestrian crossing during some festivals. Starting pay is $12.89/hour. Pick up an application at the Port Washington Police Department. Please call 262-284-2611 with any questions.

The City of Port Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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General Application

Fire & Ambulance Application

Parks & Recreation Application

ALL applications may be dropped off at the Engineering Department (unless otherwise noted in the job listing), located in the lower level at Port Washington City Hall, 100 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington.

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