Human Resources

The Town of Rome has the following positions open:

Director of Public Works Position Description

The Town of Rome is currently seeking a Director of Public Works.  The purpose of this position is to plan, direct, manage, coordinate, and administrate all public works related departments within the Town of Rome. This department consists of four separate functions, public works/streets, parks, solid waste, and buildings and grounds for all Town owned facilities, including two cemeteries.

A bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for a Public Works Director will be considered. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of five years of broad and extensive experience in civil engineering, project and/or construction management, surveying, or public works related operations, including at least five years in a responsible management capacity.

Knowledge of road construction and maintenance, equipment, tools, supplies, plumbing methods, bidding practices and procedures, and ability to perform minor engineering tasks, including reading grades, electrical diagrams, and blueprint is beneficial. Must be able to pass a background check, have a valid Wisconsin driver’s license and valid Wisconsin class “A” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or the ability to obtain a CDL within six-months of starting employment.

The salary range for the position is $75,000 to $77,000/annually. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and completed Town of Rome Employment Application, to Jami Gebert, Administrator, gebert@romewi.com, by April 10, 2020 (deadline extended).  A copy of the complete position description is also available at the web site link provided above.

The Town of Rome is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

 

Rome Water Utility Accountant/Office Manager Position Description

The Town of Rome Water Utility is currently seeking a full-time Accountant/Officer Manager.  The primary purpose of the position is as a full-cycle accountant, completing all business office tasks, including but not limited to, quarterly and annual billing, monthly financial reporting, and daily customer service requirements. Additional responsibilities include the general management and coordination of customer communication and services, along with customer account management. Experience in a private or public utility is a strong plus. This position is appointed by the Town of Rome Water Utility Commission, and works under the Commission’s policy guidance and direction.

A bachelor’s degree in business administration with an accounting emphasis, plus experience as an Accountant/Office Manager in a customer service based organization is preferred. Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for the Accountant/Office Manager position will be considered. Qualified candidates should be team-focused, exceptionally detail oriented, have proven financial and analytical skills and value strong customer service.

The hourly range for the position will be based on experience and the position includes a benefits package. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and completed Town of Rome Employment Application to the Rome Water Utility, rwoffice@scacable.com or mail to: Rome Water Utility, 299 Leisure Lane, Nekoosa, WI 54457, by April 10, 2020. A copy of the complete position description is also available at the web site link provided above.

The Town of Rome is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

 

Administrative Assistant/Municipal Court Clerk Position Description

The Town of Rome is currently seeking a minimum of eight hours per month position to assist the Administrative Assistant/Municipal Court Clerk.  The position could experience more hours per month when filling in during absences of the Municipal Clerk and for special projects.  The purpose of this position is to assist the Municipal Clerk in planning, coordinating, and directing operations of the municipal court, along with working with the Police Chief as a confidential secretary.  

While weekly hours for the position will vary, with a minimum guarantee of eight hours per month, the maximum hours will not exceed 20 hours per week when assisting with absences or completing a special project.

High school diploma required, experience in a public surrounding, law and law enforcement extremely helpful, must pass a background check and have a valid Wisconsin driver’s license.  Notary Public certificate is a plus.

Interested applicants should send a resume and completed Town of Rome Employment Application to Jami Gebert, Administrator, gebert@romewi.com by March 25, 2020.  A copy of the complete position description is also available at the web site link provided above.  

The Town of Rome is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

 

Part-time/Seasonal Public Works Equipment Operator Position Description

The Town of Rome is currently seeking part-time/seasonal Public Works Equipment Operators. The position is responsible for operating all department equipment and vehicles, and will perform both skilled and manual labor which aids in the maintenance of the Town’s facilities and roads.

Essential functions of the position vary depending on season. Summer season includes helping with maintenance, such as ditch and lawn mowing, lawn care and Building & Grounds cleaning/upkeep. Assisting at area parks and with the Transfer Site operations would also be required.

Applicants must have a High School Diploma or its equivalent and a valid Wisconsin driver’s license. One-year experience operating heavy equipment and power tools, and a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is strongly preferred or the ability to obtain a CDL within six-months of starting employment. The Town would assist with training and necessary driving hours to obtain a CDL. The Town will not reimburse testing or license expenses related to obtaining a CDL.

The rate of pay for this position is $17.00 an hour. Interested applicants should send a completed Town of Rome Employment Application, to Jami Gebert, Administrator, gebert@romewi.com, by April 10, 2020.  A copy of the complete position description is also available at the web site link provided above.

The Town of Rome is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

 

Dyracuse Recreational Area Attendant Position Description

The Town of Rome is seeking individuals to work at Dyracuse Recreational Area as Attendants on a part time basis from late March through the end of October. Personnel are required to work both weekdays and weekends on rotation and must be at least 18 years of age. The rate of pay for this position is $13.26 an hour.

Attendants must be able to work with figures and handle money, communicate effectively with the public, provide excellent customer service, handle emergency situations, and maintain control of park use by enforcing the rules set forth.

Attendants must be physically able to perform the job duties; walking and/or climbing on uneven terrain, standing, bending, stooping, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Attendants must hold a valid drivers license.

Interested applicants should complete a Town of Rome Employment Application and send to Jami Gebert, Administrator, gebert@romewi.comApplications will be accepted until all position(s) filled.  

The Town of Rome is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

FIRE DEPARTMENT

The Town of Rome Fire Department always has an open application process and is looking for Volunteer Firefighters, you can complete the application and the addendum and turn them into the Fire Department or bring them to the Town hall.