Employment Opportunities

Village of Belleville Employment Opportunity
Office Assistant Position

The Village of Belleville, population 2,473, is seeking to fill the part-time position (25 hours per week) of Office Assistant.  Located thirty minutes from downtown Madison, Belleville is a growing rural suburb situated in both Dane and Green Counties.   

The Office Assistant works with key members of Village Hall Staff to provide support for administrative and financial operations.  General duties include: general receptionist duties and office support functions and responding to customer inquiries and information requests.  Specific duties include: utility and tax bill receipting, preparation of banking deposits, posting of public notices, filing, responding to email requests, answering phone calls, taking citizen complaints, and other duties as assigned.  The position is under the supervision of the Administrator / Clerk / Treasurer.  Position will work 25 hours per week during normal Village Hall hours with final schedule to be determined.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Desirable qualifications include: use of web-based applications, office software, email, and general office equipment.  The successful candidate will have a personable and professional attitude and appearance, integrity, flexibility, strong organizational skills, accuracy, attention to detail, and superior customer service.  Preference will be given to applicants with business course work, governmental experience, or other equivalent training and experience. 

The base wage for the position is $15.00 per hour dependent upon qualifications and experience. Prorated benefits include WRS retirement, ETF health insurance, dental, and life insurance with employee contributions.  A criminal background check and other pre-employment testing will be required.

Applicants may apply for this position by submitting a cover letter, resume, and five professional references to the attention of Brian Wilson, Village Administrator, via email at bwilson@villageofbelleville.com no later than 3:00 p.m. on April 9, 2021.   EOE


Public Works Director
The Village of Belleville, population 2,485, is seeking to fill the full-time position of Public Works Director.  Located thirty minutes from downtown Madison, Belleville is a growing rural suburb situated in both Dane and Green Counties.  The current Public Works Director is retiring in June 2021 after completing eight years of employment with the Village.  The goal will be to bring his successor on-board prior to his retirement to help facilitate a smooth transition process.  The Public Works Director position is a “working Director” and will perform operational duties as needed.

The Public Works Director is a Department Head under the direct supervision of the Village Administrator and who reports to Public Works and Parks Committee.  This position plans, organizes, directs, and supervises field operations and contracted services for effectiveness and efficiency. These duties include determining overall department goals/objectives and resource needs. Department operations include operation and maintenance of a water and sewer plant; building, fleet and equipment maintenance; solid waste collection (contract); forestry; and cemetery, park and street maintenance.

The candidate must have a minimum of five years of Public Works field experience with supervisory experience.  Minimum requirements include high school diploma or equivalent and valid Wisconsin’s driver’s and CDL license.  An Associate’s Degree in a related field preferred. Must possess or obtain and maintain WI-DNR Water and Wastewater Operator certifications upon employment.  Ideal candidates should possess strong leadership and problem-solving skills, experience in budgeting and personnel management, and strategic management. Need ability to be NIMS (National Incident Management System) certified. Must have excellent communication, teamwork, and customer relations skills. Proficiency in basic computer software and knowledge of GIS and SCADA systems is also desired.

The salary range for this position will be between $60,000 - $75,000 per year dependent upon qualifications and experience. Benefits include WRS retirement, ETF health insurance, dental, and life insurance.  A criminal background check and other pre-employment testing will be required.

Applicants may apply for this position by submitting a cover letter, resume, and five professional references to the attention of Brian Wilson, Village Administrator, via email at bwilson@villageofbelleville.com no later than 5:00pm on Friday, April 23, 2021.  EOE

Public Works Director Job Description

Village Administrator 
Position posting on the PAA website: http://public-administration.com/jobs/belleville-village-administrator/
Belleville video announcement: https://youtu.be/ANter_j81_k
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