Employment Opportunities

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Part-Time - Fire

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible to provide administrative, fiscal, and program support to the Department and provide exemplary customer service to members of the public.

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. Provides first line customer service to internal and external customers; greets, receives and screens visitors and customers; addresses and resolves customer questions as able and refers complex inquiries, requests, or complaints to appropriate staff.   
  2. Sorts, copies, and distributes a variety of correspondence, deliveries, and mail; opens, logs, and routes office mail; retrieves, delivers, and sends faxes.
  3. Composes routine correspondence; proofreads and edits documents; enters, scans, updates, and maintains information in spreadsheets, databases, and reports.
  4. Maintains electronic and paper filing and record systems to provide easy access to records and information; provides retention of records as required; assists with FOIA requests as requested.
  5. Schedules appointments for department personnel as assigned.
  6. Completes travel/seminar requests for approval. Completes and reconciles all travel charges after seminar completion.
  7. Prepares various agendas and attends meetings to record proceedings as needed.
  8. Receives and processes payments, applying payment to proper account and providing receipt of transaction when necessary.
  9. Verifies petty cash receipts for accuracy; balance daily cash intake drawer; resolves discrepancies.  
  10. Reconcile transaction sheets.
  11. Enters requisitions for purchase orders. Releases invoices from blanket orders and enters all invoices into financial system for payment.   
  12. Compiles and reconciles monthly departmental purchasing card reports.
  13. Reviews and processes invoices and credit card expenditures, verifies coding of purchases, reviews supporting documentation, account number coding, reconciles vendor and credit card statements.
  14. Executes recruitment activities including postings, application processing, testing, scheduling and organizing the interview process.
  15. Act as a liaison between the fire department and rescue billing service.
  16. Post and send all hazardous material bills.
  17. Install child car seats.
  18. Medical Billing (financial sheets and vehicle crash reporting).
  19. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s degree in an administrative assistant related program with two (2) years’ experience in a progressively responsible administrative support position.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of administrative policies and procedures of the Village.
  • Knowledge of current office practices and procedures and knowledge of the operation of standard office equipment and software.
  • Ability to establish and maintain accurate records of assigned activities and operations.
  • Ability to interpret and implement local policies and procedures; written instructions, general correspondence; Federal, State, and local regulations. 
  • 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 perform detailed work accurately and independently in compliance with stringent time limits with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Ability to think quickly, maintain self-control, and adapt to stressful situations.
  • Knowledge of computer software including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications consistent for this position.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations required of this position.
  • Ability to perform detailed work accurately and independently in compliance with stringent time limits with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to apply sound judgment and discretion in performing duties, resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations.
  • Ability to communicate detailed and often sensitive information effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to handle sensitive interpersonal situations calmly and tactfully.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with individuals within and outside the organization.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding business-related files, reports and conversations, within the provision of Freedom of Information Act and other applicable State and Federal statutes and regulations.
  • Ability to work the allocated hours of the position and respond after hours as needed.

HOURS OF WORK:

This position will be 24 hours a week. Hours will be agreed upon by qualified applicant and Fire Chief.

COMPENSATION:

Depending on qualifications, the starting wage for the Administrative Assistant – Fire position is $22.24 to $24.47 per hour. There are no benefits offered other than the pension plan through WRS (Wisconsin Retirement System).

TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates meeting the qualifications set forth in this job announcement and interested in applying should submit a cover letter and resume to Carol Thiel HR Director.

This position will be posted until filled.

The Village of Mount Pleasant is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Engineering Technician II

GENERAL FUNCTIONS:

This position is responsible for the field project management, design assistance, planning, inspection, and coordination of permitting for construction projects and other day-to-day business  of the Public Works Department.  

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. Under the guidance of the Village Engineer, reviews project plans for engineering design standards and provides guidance for necessary revisions.  Reviews permits for requirements and necessary revisions.
  2. Acts in a supervisory role for the Engineering Technician I position, directing its daily duties and providing guidance and training as needed.
  3. Reviews easements and agreements to verify intent.
  4. Manages and oversees tasks and duties required to ensure compliance with the Village’s Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources NR-216 Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permit.
  5. Serves as a field project manager over utility projects by directing public works employees in the gathering of information for contract design, directing consultant activities, inspecting work in progress, approving pay requests and handling legal issues.
  6. Identifies preconstruction documents and fees that developers need to submit prior to applying for land disturbance and/or building permits.
  7. Counsels private developers, engineering consultants, contractors and the general public on the permitting and construction processes within the engineering division.
  8. Reviews proposed land division for ordinance compliance. Recommends necessary revisions needed to developer.
  9. Provides guidance to engineering inspectors and consulting engineer services on field construction issues.  Conducts field inspection as needed.
  10. Provides technical support and guidance for Asset Management, AutoCAD, file information etc. for other project personnel.
  11. Manages and maintains the Village’s internal Geographic Information System (GIS) software and web-based applications.
  12. With the guidance of the Village Engineer, directs outside consultants to prepare plans and specifications needed for formal bidding on Village construction projects.
  13. Assists in the preparation of requests for proposals to solicit statements of qualifications from consultants, participates in the selection process, and prepares contracts for the successful bidder.
  14. Conducts inspections of Village-owned construction projects such as new road construction, utility line construction, and road repair and resurfacing.
  15. Assists in the design of projects, including sidewalk construction and intersection improvements.
  16.  Reviews plans submitted by developers for compliance with Village ordinances, codes and regulations.
  17. Provides technical guidance and advice to other Village departments as well as developers, builders, consultants and the general public.
  18. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s degree in engineering, surveying, engineering technology or closely related field with five (5) years related experience.
  • Strong competency in both Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software and AutoCAD/Civil3D (minimum three (3) years competent experience in each).

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • NASSCO (National Association of Sewer Service Companies) certification preferred.

REQUIRED JOB COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of best practices in civil engineering, public infrastructure design and construction, the Village Code of the Village of Mount Pleasant and any applicable State and Federal regulations regarding engineering standards.
  • correspondence; Federal, State, and local regulations.
  • 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 perform detailed work accurately and independently in compliance with stringent time limits with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Ability to think quickly, maintain self-control, and adapt to stressful situations.
  • Knowledge of computer software including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications consistent for this position.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations required of this position.
  • Ability to perform detailed work accurately and independently in compliance with stringent time limits with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to apply sound judgment and discretion in performing duties, resolving problems and interpreting policies and regulations.
  • Ability to communicate detailed and often sensitive information effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to handle sensitive interpersonal situations calmly and tactfully.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with individuals within and outside the organization.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding business-related files, reports and conversations, within the provision of Freedom of Information Act and other applicable State and Federal statutes and regulations.
  • Ability to work the allocated hours of the position and respond after hours as needed.

PHYSICAL AND WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The physical and work environment characteristics described in this description are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions or as otherwise required by law.  Employees needing reasonable accommodation should discuss the request with the employee’s supervisor.   

  • This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 75 pounds of force; requires strenuous manual labor including, but not limited to digging, shoveling, sweeping, raking, hauling, crawling, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting, and climbing.
  • Work performed may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting for long periods with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.
  • Work may be performed above or below ground, to include confined spaces.
  • Work has standard vision requirements.
  • Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
  • Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels.
  • Duties are performed daily both indoors and outdoors under all weather conditions and include exposure to inclement weather, noise, heavy traffic conditions, and exhaust fumes.

HOURS OF WORK:

This is a full-time, salaried position. The position includes a competitive benefits package and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System.  

COMPENSATION:

The wage for the Engineering Tech II position is $29.54 - $31.02 per hour and will commensurate with experience of chosen candidate. 

TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to Carol Thiel, HR Director at cthiel@mtpleasantwi.gov.  

The Village of Mount Pleasant is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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