As a member of the Mayor’s Cabinet, the City Engineer is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Mayor; the appointment of the City Engineer requires confirmation by the Common Council.
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The City Engineer is responsible for managing and directing all activities of the Infrastructure Services Division within the Department of Public Works (DPW). The City Engineer is a part of the DPW leadership team and reports to the Mayor, with daily reporting responsibility to the Commissioner of Public Works.
The Infrastructure Services Division is responsible for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of all sidewalks, streets, alleys, bridges, public way lighting, traffic control signs and signals, sewers, and underground conduit systems. The Infrastructure Services Division is the largest of four divisions within the DPW, with a workforce that expands to more than 1,000 employees during the construction and repair season. The Division is comprised of four Decision Units including:
The Community Impact
As the Infrastructure Services Division has a broad influence upon the quality of life in the City of Milwaukee. The City Engineer must balance the technical aspects of the City’s long-term infrastructure while collaborating with the community to meet the needs for safety, accessibility, mobility/travel options and connectivity.
For more information about the DPW, please visit: https://city.milwaukee.gov/dpw. For budget information, including mission, strategic issues, initiatives, objectives, and outcomes for 2020, visit: https://city.milwaukee.gov/ImageLibrary/User/crystali/Budget-Books/2020BudgetSummary.pdf
Management of Leadership Team
Community Engagement and Collaboration
Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.
IMPORTANT NOTE: College transcripts are required and must be emailed as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org by the application closing date and time. Student/unofficial copies are acceptable; however, your transcript must be legible and include your college/university name, your name, the degree completed and the date completed.