City of Washburn is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Mechanic/Equipment Operator within the Department of Public Works. This is a full-time, 40-hour per week position requiring the successful applicant to work a schedule of Monday through Friday and any emergency or non-emergency on-call assignments as necessary for the City.

The successful candidate must be an experienced mechanic, must have an outstanding driving record, must be able to obtain a Wisconsin CDL, must have high school diploma or equivalent, and must successfully pass a physical examination and drug and alcohol screening, and criminal background check. Training as a mechanic or experience as a heavy equipment/diesel truck mechanic is preferred. Other job requirements are outlined in the job description.

Beginning wage is $19.58 hour for the first six (6) months; $21.20 hour the following six (6) months of employment, and $23.04 thereafter.

All rates are based on 2021 wages. Excellent fringe benefit package, including health insurance.  Job description and employment application may be obtained from the City’s website: or in person at the Washburn City Hall during open hours, 119 Washington Avenue, Washburn, Wisconsin 54891. Completed applications and other relevant materials may be emailed to: or mailed to: City of Washburn, Attn: Tony Janisch, P.O. Box 638, Washburn, WI 54891-0638.

Initial application deadline is 4:00 PM, Tuesday, December 7, 2021; however, the position will remain open until filled.