City of New Lisbon (Population 2554), a municipal electric and water utility, is accepting applications for a Journeyman Line worker. These are skilled positions in operating, maintaining, and constructing electric distribution, transmission, and substation systems. The City also operates and maintains its own generation system. Experience with municipal generators is a plus but not required. Minimum qualifications are to include graduation from high school, graduation from lineman vocational training program and a valid journeyman card. You must be able to acquire and maintain a Wisconsin commercial driver’s license. These positions will require occasional after hours call outs and possible work in inclement weather. Knowledge of safety rules and good communication are a must. From time to time you may be needed to assist in other city departments.

Starting wage for this position will be up $46.00 per hour depending on qualifications and the City offers an excellent benefit package. Benefits: The City offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical insurance, voluntary dental and vision plan, Wisconsin Retirement Plan, flexible spending account, deferred compensation, life insurance, income continuation insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Benefit perks: low medical plan premium, participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System with a 6.5% employer contribution, 9 paid holidays, 3 paid floating holidays, ability to earn sick days and vacation time available as of date of hire.

Selected candidate is subject to background check, post-offer/pre-employment drug screen, physical and physical capacity screen.  To be considered, submit an employment application and resume to City Hall, 232 Pleasant Street New Lisbon, WI 53950 or emailed to

Applications and full job description can be obtained from City Hall or by emailing

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, including work history to: City of New Lisbon attn: Nick Wyss at 232 W. Pleasant Street, New Lisbon, WI 53950, or emailed to    We will accept applications until the position is filled.