Job Opportunities

Applying for Open Positions

Applicants must complete a City of Waukesha Application (PDF) or complete an Online Job Application. Resumes may be submitted with your completed application. Do not respond to questions with "See Resume."  Applications with "See Resume" will be considered incomplete and the applicant will not be considered for employment.

POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENT APPLICATIONS.  Police and Fire Department positions may require a different application than above. Please check the applicable job posting for specifics as to the information required for submission and where that information is to be returned. Failure to submit the necessary paperwork for positions in these departments could result in your application being withdrawn from consideration.

PLEASE NOTE:  Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the department filling the position. The Human Resources Department does not have information on the timeline of the hiring process in each department and will therefore not be able to respond to inquiries about the status of individual applications.

Mail & In-Person Submissions

Return by mail or in person to:
Human Resources Department
201 Delafield Street
Room 205
Waukesha, WI  53188

Fax Submissions

You may also fax a completed application to 262-650-2572. The City of Waukesha does not accept responsibility for facsimile transmission errors or mechanical failure of a fax machine.

NOTE: Whether you choose to submit an application via mail, in person or by fax, submit only one (1) application for each position you are interested in.

General Employment




This position performs semi-skilled and manual work in the operation of some light and heavy duty automotive equipment in the performance of various public works construction and maintenance activities.

Required:  High school diploma or equivalent and one (1) to three (3) years of experience in public works construction and maintenance projects.  Valid Wisconsin driver’s license with ABC endorsements (N preferred) with excellent driving record.  Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds and occasionally in excess of 50 pounds.

Salary range starts at $46,651; maximum $62,977 achieved through merit increases.

Applicants MUST complete an application.  Submit to Human Resources Dept, Room 205, 201 Delafield St., Waukesha, WI  53188 or fax (262) 650-2572.  Open until filled. 

Application form available at, in the Human Resources Department or online at

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


Part Time

Monitor the drop off center during public hours directing residents to properly navigate through the center and dispose of their materials including recyclables, yard waste, and bulky trash items.  Directly interact with residents, other City employees and disposal contractors when they pick up or deliver materials.

Required:  High school diploma or HSED with one year experience in customer service or equivalent combination of experience and training.

Hours of work:  8 – 32 hours per month during the winter (Saturdays only) and 16 – 48 per month during the summer (Wednesdays and Saturdays).

Hourly Rate:  $11.52

Applicants MUST complete an application.  Submit PDF version (available at to Human Resources Department, Room 205, 201 Delafield St., Waukesha, WI  53188 or via fax to (262) 650-2572 or complete online application form (available at

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


Under general supervision operates and maintains plant processes and equipment including regular tours of the plant, adjustment of equipment, sample collection, simple lab test. Hours 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday but may include some nights and weekends. Requires being on-call.

Required:Associate’s Degree or equivalent in electronics and mechanical operations related to wastewater treatment plant operations or related trades and 4-6 years of experience in wastewater treatment plan and lift station operations or any equivalent combination of training and experience. May require certification in HVAC, plumbing, welding and/or heaving equipment operation, relevant DNR Wastewater Operation certification. Valid driver’s license with an excellent driving record. Ability to perform heavy physical tasks and lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Physical and drug test required.

Salary - $23.66; maximum $31.95 per hour achieved through merit increases.

Applicants MUST complete an application. Submit to Human Resources Dept, Room 205, 201 Delafield St. Waukesha, WI 53188 or fax (262) 650-2572.Open until filled.

Application form available at or in the Human Resources Department.


Seasonal Employment

Park, Recreation & Forestry Seasonal Employment Opportunities