Village of Belleville, population 2,500, is seeking to fill the full-time position of Public Works Department Operator.  This is a 40 hour per week position with a rotating on-call schedule that includes weekends and occasional nights.  Located 30 minutes from downtown Madison, and 10 minutes from Verona, Belleville is a growing community situated in both Dane and Green Counties.

The Public Works Department Operator assists with the operation, maintenance, and construction of Public Works activities, including, streets, snow removal, water utility and mains, sanitary sewer collection and wastewater treatment plant, stormwater, municipal parks and cemetery, and other public grounds and facilities.  Other tasks include mowing and landscaping and assisting with the Village’s trash and brush pickup program.  Knowledge and use of equipment and machinery operations such as trucks, snowplows, skid loaders, wood chippers, sewer jetters, leaf vacs, and other small equipment is desired.  Experience with personal protection equipment and computer technology is a plus.

The position is under the supervision of the Director of Public Works.  Preference will be given to applicants with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource water and wastewater certifications.  The successful candidate will be required to obtain a Commercial Drivers license within 6 months of employment.  Applicants must have a High School diploma or GED equivalent.

The base wage for the Public Works Department Operator is $21.05 per hour.  Additional hourly compensation is available with certifications.  Full-time employees are eligible for benefits such as health, dental, and life insurance plans, participation in the WRS retirement program, accrued time off for vacation and personal days, and sick leave.

Applicants may apply for this position by submitting an application and/or resume and three professional work references to the attention of Jeffrey D. O’Dell, Village Administrator, via email at This position will remain open until filled.

The Village of Belleville is an equal opportunity employer.