Milwaukee hiring city laborers starting at $15 an hour

Posted at 3:58 PM, Oct 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-05 16:58:10-04

The city of Milwaukee is planning on hiring city laborers starting at $15 an hour. 

According to the listing on the city’s website, it’s looking for workers for the Department of Public Works working on streets, sewers, electrical services, snow removal and other areas. 

Workers must be at least 18-years-old with a good driving record and have either a valid commercial drivers license or commercial drivers learner permit. 

Duties include shoveling gravel, removing sod, mixing cement, flattening asphalt using power rollers, custodial work, snow and ice removal, and dozens of other jobs. 

Workers must be ready to work in extreme weather conditions, lift 50 pounds and have a manual dexterity to safely using tools and other equipment.

Interested applicants must take a written exam on Thursday, Nov. 2. Top scoring applicants will then be invited to take a performance exam on Saturday, Nov. 18

For more information about the jobs, visit the city’s website.