Employment Opportunities

Facilities Coordinator/Technician

GENERAL FUNCTIONS:

The Facilities Coordinator/Technician is responsible for managing the design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings and other facilities.   The position plans, budgets and schedules facility modifications, including estimates on equipment, labor materials and other related costs.

BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees and performs the maintenance and cleaning of facilities, i.e. Village Hall; PD and DPW, including the solicitation of quotes or bids on any special maintenance items and contracts and the management thereof.
  • Ordering of cleaning supplies, including supplies for bathrooms.
  • Manage Village Hall and DPW building contracts, including lawn maintenance, HVAC, janitorial, annual alarm/sprinkler testing, security system monitoring, vermin eradication, fire inspection, paper recycling, etc.
  • Plans and recommends budgets to Department Head and schedules facility modifications, including cost estimates.
  • Set-up for community room rentals, which request and pay for pre-set up.  Assemble and re-organize office furniture and equipment, and perform miscellaneous building repairs and installations.        
  • Manages preventive maintenance of facility equipment, including office equipment.
  • Acts as a substitute snow plow driver when needed.
  • Assist with mechanical repairs/maintenance items for Village vehicles and building appurtenances. 
  • Create and periodically update a Facilities Maintenance Manual describing all duties of the position.
  • Performs other facilities related duties as requested by supervisor.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS or Associate Degree with technical training in plan engineering or factory/plant maintenance is preferred.
  • Minimum of three to five years of progressive experience and responsibility in a maintenance field.
  • Computer knowledge a must; Microsoft Word and Excel, a definite plus
  • CDL licensed.

REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • A valid State of Wisconsin Driver’s License or have the ability to obtain upon hire
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to display initiative
  • Skills in diplomacy and interpersonal relations
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with individuals within and outside the organization
  • Ability to read, understand and process routine and complex information in written form
  • Ability to evaluate and/or make independent decisions, with or without supervision 
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Ability to concentrate amidst distractions
  • Ability to remain focused and organized while performing multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to learn new work methods, practices and ideas easily
  • Advanced skills in diplomacy in dealing with customers
  • Ability to effectively utilize a variety of office equipment

HOURS OF WORK:

This position works the regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with occasional obligations outside of regular business hours.

COMPENSATION:

The hourly range for this position is $27.41 - $30.15 and will commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for regular Village Benefits, including health insurance, dental, vision, FSA, life insurance and retirement benefits including the Wisconsin Retirement System and Wisconsin Deferred Compensation.

TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to Mary Cole, Human Resources Director, mcole@mtpleasantwi.gov.

Highway & Parks Seasonal Maintenance Workers

REPORTS TO:

Public Works Superintendent

JOB PURPOSE:

To perform semiskilled maintenance work in our Highway and Parks Departments. 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Receives immediate supervision from our Highway and Parks Maintenance supervisors 

BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following duties are normal for this position.  However, they are not to be construed as exclusive or all–inclusive.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may also be required or assigned.

  • Performs repairs / improvements and maintains the cleanliness of parks grounds (Shrubs, trees and vegetation) and facility structures (restrooms, parking lots, benches).
  • General Road Maintenance such as trash pickup, pothole filling roadside sign repair.
  • Maintains and performs minor repair on building structures.
  • Maintains playground equipment and surroundings.
  • Cleanliness of vehicles and equipment.
  • Assists in storm sewer cleaning.
  • Assists with grass cutting and trimming.
  • Assists Highway Department with other common duties performed by the Department of Public Works Personnel.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Methods and techniques of park care and operations
  • Maintenance and minor repair of power equipment, vehicles, and building structures 
  • Methods and techniques of road maintenance repair and construction.
  • Basic carpentry, plumbing, masonry, painting
  • Experience with small tractors, lawnmowers, residential and commercial type.
  • Use of power hand held tools for carpentry, plumbing, masonry
  • Perform basic mathematics.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing

EDUCATION

  • High school graduation or equivalent.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Age 18 or older required
  • Valid Wisconsin Drivers License 
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility in the work environment, performing a variety of indoor and outdoor tasks
  • Work around the Public in a safe and courteous manner

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires physical ability to exert between up to 70 to 100 lbs. of force on an occasional (0-33%) basis and 70 lbs. of force on a frequent (34-66%) basis throughout the average course of the work period. Employees must be able to exert 70 lbs. of force to shoulder level, 50-60 lbs. to overhead level. Requires exertional forces for activities such as lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling, to name a few, throughout the course of the average work period.

  • Requires ability to squat, kneel and crawl on an occasional (0-33%) basis and then throughout the average course of the work period.
  • Requires ability to perform frequent (34%-66%) bending throughout the average course of the work period.
  • Requires ability to use the upper and lower extremities at a constant (66-100%) basis throughout the average course of the work period. 
  • Requires ability to walk on various uneven terrain and/or stand on a constant (66-100%) basis throughout the average course of the work period.
  • Requires the ability to use arm and legs to control standard machine operations in a safe constructive manner.
  • Requires the ability to sit in a moving vehicle as much as a constant (66-100%) basis throughout the average course of the work period.

This description has been prepared to assist in properly evaluating various classes of responsibilities, skills, working conditions, etc., present in the classification. It is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and characteristic levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Nor is it intended to limit or, in any way, modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind and level of difficulty.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Require ability to perform work under varying climatic conditions.
  • Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. generally 
  • Some weekend and Holidays hours required
  • Work period from April thru October flexible 

COMPENSATION

  • $17.50 per hour

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates may apply by submitting their application (available on our website at www.mtpleasantwi.gov) or resume and cover letter to Mary Cole, Human Resources Director at mcole@mtpleasantwi.gov. 

This posting will remain in effect until the position is filled. (Posted 5/12/2022)

The Village of Mount Pleasant is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Department of Public Works: Mechanic

GENERAL FUNCTIONS:

This position is responsible to ensure all vehicles are safe for the road by providing skilled maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of gas and diesel-powered vehicles within the Village’s fleet; and maintains a safe and clean shop environment.

BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following duties are normal for this position.  However, they are not to be construed as exclusive or all–inclusive.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  Other duties may also be required or assigned.

  1. Performs mechanical service and repairs on vehicles and equipment including small power equipment, mowers, cars, vans, light & heavy trucks, construction equipment, graders, loaders, backhoes, street sweepers and specialty vehicles. 
  2. Performs preventive maintenance, systems diagnosis, engine repair, brake repair, electrical repair, hydraulic systems repair, heating & cooling systems repair, suspension and steering repair.
  3. Diagnoses and repairs in house or by certified technicians. Diesel engine emission control systems (diesel oxygenation catalyst (DOC), diesel particulate filters (DPFs), exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) and selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems.
  4. Diagnoses computerized engine, body control, and transmission systems.
  5. Performs road tests of vehicles to verify completeness of repairs.
  6. Welds and cuts for maintenance, repair and manufacture of equipment.
  7. Responds to road service vehicle and equipment breakdowns.
  8. Installs radios, emergency lighting.
  9. Diagnoses, repairs electronically controlled gates, emergency generators, fuel stations, overhead doors, pressure washers and shop equipment.
  10. Contacts parts suppliers to acquire pricing information in the preparation of bid quotes.
  11. Maintain accurate records of work projects and regular maintenance of Village fleet.  Schedules preventative maintenance and safety inspections on all service equipment.
  12. Contacts parts suppliers for pricing information and part availability in preparation of bid quotes, and order parts as needed.
  13. Occasionally fills in on Maintenance Crew.
  14. Performs snow removal operations with on-call shifts.
  15. Maintains cleanliness of shop and working order of shop equipment.
  16. Reports to work for on-call after hours, as assigned.
  17. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or equivalent and five (5) to eight (8) years’ experience as a Mechanic. 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Class B CDL

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • ASE Certified

REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of the standard methods, materials, tool and equipment of the automotive – mechanic trade.
  • Knowledge of the principles of operation of gasoline and diesel driven equipment and of mechanical repair methods applicable to heavy trucks and construction equipment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of hydraulic fluid power systems.
  • Skill in the care and use of hand and machine tools employed in automotive repair work.
  • Skill in locating and repairing defects in automotive equipment.
  • Able to trouble shoot problems for proper and cost-effective repairs.
  • Records maintenance expenditures. 
  • Knowledge of construction industry safety rules and ability to utilize all Personal Protective Equipment necessary.
  • Ability to oil, grease, fuel and perform preventative maintenance on assigned equipment and machinery.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of computer software including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications consistent for this position.
  • Skill in organizational and time management to prioritize duties to accomplish a high volume of work product while adapting to constant changes in priority. 
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out local policies and procedures; written instructions, general correspondence, and Federal, State, and local regulations. 
  • Ability to perform detailed work accurately and independently in compliance with stringent time limits with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate and concise records and reports consistent with the position.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively in English with staff, administration, and the public in both written and verbal form. 
  • Ability to define problems, exercise sound judgment, and address a variety of situations.
  • Ability to think quickly, maintain self-control, and adapt to stressful situations.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism at all times.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations required of this position.
  • Ability to work the allocated hours of the position and ability to work flexible hours to include evenings, nights, weekends and holidays due to adverse weather conditions, construction projects, or other emergency service.

HOURS OF WORK:

This is an hourly full-time position with occasional obligations outside of regular business hours.

COMPENSATION:

The hourly range for this position is $27.41 - $34.26 and will commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for regular Village Benefits, including health insurance, dental, vision, FSA, life insurance and retirement benefits including the Wisconsin Retirement System and Wisconsin Deferred Compensation.

TO APPLY:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Mary Cole, Deputy Director Finance/HR at mcole@mtpleasantwi.gov. 

This job will be posted until filled.

POLICE OFFICERS

The Mount Pleasant Police Department is taking applications to establish an Eligibility List. This is an ongoing recruitment effort.

Completed applications can be submitted Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm in the Lobby at the Mount Pleasant Police Department or emailed to Administrative Assistant Norine Young at nyoung@mtpleasantwi.gov

POLICE OFFICER APPLICATION

Firefighter/Paramedic

The Village of Mt. Pleasant Police & Fire Commission and the South Shore Fire Department are accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic to establish an Eligibility List. This is an ongoing recruitment effort.

Completed applications and other required documents should be submitted to:

Fireapplications@mtpleasantwi.gov

Firefighter/Paramedic Application Packet (click here)