Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

The Village of Kronenwetter is an equal opportunity employer.  To that end, we are always willing to take a completed employment application at any time.  If and when a position becomes open, the Village will review all of the submitted applications that the Village has received within the last calendar year.   If we believe that any of the submitted applicants would have the knowledge, skills, and abilities that will meet the Village's needs, then we will contact the applicant at that time to gauge their interest in the open position.

The Village does list all of the positions which we are actively recruiting for on this website. Please check back to see if any open positions might interest you.


Current Active Recruitment Campaign
PLANNING TECHNICIAN
PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR/UTILITY SUPERINTENDENT
PART TIME POLICE AND COURT CLERK
PAID PER CALL FIREFIGHTER


PLANNING TECHNICIAN
JOB FAMILY: Represented
REPORTS TO: Community Development Director    
FLSA: Exempt                      

EXPOSURE TO BLOOD-BORNE PATHOGENS OR OTHER SAFETY EXPOSURES
Potential exposure to unsafe conditions while on construction sites.   Proper safety equipment shall be provided and is expected to be worn at all times while on job sites.    

IN GENERAL
This position description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job title.  It is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

JOB OBJECTIVE (Expectations and Outcomes)
Perform all duties of Planning Technician under the direction of the Community Development Director and the Village Administrator with policy input from the Village Board.

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITY
Under the direction of the Community Development Director and the Village Administrator with policy input from the Village Board, plan, organize, and conduct activities and operations of zoning administration including programs, projects, operations, budgets, and personnel.

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Required:  Either 1) Bachelors Degree in Land Use Planning, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, or related fields. OR  2) Associates Degree in Land Use Planning, Public Administration, Civil Engineering, or related fields and two years of experience in municipal planning, civil engineering, or economic development.
Preferred:  Bachelor’s Degree and two years experience in municipal planning or civil engineering.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION
Required: 
Must complete pre-employment testing and background investigation; valid Wisconsin driver’s license required. 
Preferred:  Registration as a Certified Planner through the American Planning Association a plus.          

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
Perform all functions of the position; maintain current knowledge to properly interpret and apply pertinent laws, regulations, ordinances, and policies.  Provide strategic oversight and administer a variety of planning, building, engineering, and code enforcement activities; Use professional expertise to successfully analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.  Exhibit and maintain discretion, honesty, and integrity when handling sensitive situations and to ensure exceptional customer service as a standard in all activities. 

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Interact with members of the Village Board, Village Plan Commission, Redevelopment Authority, various Village committees, staff, public, and other government officials on transportation, zoning, building and property codes, and residential, commercial, and industrial development issues. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Manage community development and zoning projects and other projects as assigned by the Community Development director utilizing structured planning, organizing, and resource management techniques.
  2. Provide general management of community development functions specifically relating to comprehensive planning, zoning, building codes, and property codes.
  3. Draft and maintain ordinances related to multiple aspects of community life, zoning, building and property codes, and economic development.
  4. Review, analyze, and assess development proposals pursuant to processing applications for zoning permits including zone changes, conditional use permits, variances, waivers, etc.; ensure compliance with appropriate laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.
  5. Research, analysis and design of development and transportation plans and projects to ensure consistency with the comprehensive plan for the physical development of the Village as directed by the Community Development Director.
  6. Participate in the development, negotiation, and management of developer agreements.
  7. Under the supervision of the Community Development Director, administer the Village’s zoning ordinances; interpret zoning and related ordinances.
  8. Confer with property owners, public officials and civic leaders concerning zoning and other special planning problems.
  9. Direct, the review of professional engineering work in the areas of development review, geographic imaging systems (GIS), permits and records, subdivisions.
  10. Direct the development, implementation, and evaluation of plans, policies, procedures to achieve community development goals, objectives, priorities, and work standards.
  11. Perform property maintenance enforcement, building permit enforcement and zoning enforcement as assigned by the Community Development Director.
  12. Confer with the Community Development Director, Village Administrator, Village Committees and Board, governmental agencies, regulatory boards and various public groups on proposed projects and improvements.
  13. Prepare and present various regular and special reports, analyses, correspondence.
  14. Assist with preparation and administration of annual Department budget.
  15. Attend various Village and community meetings as required.
  16. Remain abreast of current planning principles and practices, technology, regulations and literature that apply to Village planning and zoning projects.
  17. Participate on internal and external committees, boards, and task forces, as appropriate.
  18. Provide staff assistance, prepare reports, and make presentations relating to community development and zoning issues for the Community Development Director, Plan Commission, the Village Administrator, and the Village Board in addition to other governmental entities as needed; prepare agendas and public hearing notices, and other necessary correspondence.
  19. Respond to and resolve difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints
  20. Regularly attend night time and occasional weekend meetings.
  21. Perform other duties as assigned.

NONESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Participate in and provide staff support for economic development and marketing activities as directed.
  2. Review computerized software to map public works infrastructure and community development plans.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  1. Superior oral and written communication skills.
  2. Fiscal and organizational ability to manage complex operations and capital projects.
  3. Modern project management skills and techniques.
  4. Theory, principles, practices and techniques of community development planning, building inspection, code enforcement, economic development, and related community development services;
  5. Knowledgeable motorized and non-motorized transportation options.
  6. Knowledge of construction plan review.
  7. Knowledge of safety policies and practices.
  8. Ability to utilize excellent technical and business skills.
  9. Knowledge of environmental regulations.
  10. Ability to understand and interpret complex planning and zoning concepts.
  11. Knowledge of functions of Local Government, Board of Appeals, and Plan Commission as well as Wisconsin state statutes relating to all associated job functions.
  12. Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  13. Ability to work with residents, elected officials, and other employees at various levels of the organization.
  14. Ability to tactfully deal with parties with conflicting needs or expectations to reach a solution which best benefits the Village.
  15. Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment as well as to lead individuals and teams.
  16. Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  17. Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner of cooperation and rapport with both internal and external customers.
  18. Ability to analyze complex situations and exercise superior judgment to achieve both long and short range objective.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  1. Ability to operate equipment and machinery with some requiring complex and rapid adjustments, such as computer keyboard/terminal, calculator, fax machine, telephone, drafting instruments, and motor vehicles.
  2. Ability to coordinate eyes, hands and limbs in performing skilled movements such as rapid keyboard use.
  3. Ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary light work, typically involving lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling.
  4. Ability to sustain prolonged visual concentration.
  5. Ability to work under moderately safe and comfortable conditions where exposure to environmental factors such as temperature variations and extremes, toxic agents, noise, machinery, and/or dust, may cause some discomfort and where there is little risk of minor injury.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 
Typical multi-functional office environment serving the public with occasional outside work required. 

MEDICAL REQUIREMENT  
Applicants may be required to submit to a medical examination prior to appointment, consistent with requirements of the position.

PAY AND BENEFITS
Pay will be commensurable with experience. The Village offers participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System and a competitive benefits package.

TO APPLY
Please send a Village of Kronenwetter employment application, resume and cover letter to Community Development Director Peter Wegner at pwegner@kronenwetter.org by March 3, 2024.

Applications will be reviewed on March 4, 2024. If you have further questions, please contact Peter Wegner at 715-693-4200 ext. 1729 or pwegner@kronenwetter.org.


The Village of Kronenwetter is an equal opportunity employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Village will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR/UTILITY SUPERINTENDENT
Position Description: 
Under the direction of the Village Administrator for the Village of Kronenwetter, the Public Works 
Director directs all of the operations of the Public Works Department and Parks Departments.

This person in conjunction with the Public Works crew leader and the Parks Crew Leader plans work, schedules regular public 
infrastructure maintenance and repairs on equipment. Additionally, position manages paperwork, such as grant 
applications, inventory ordering, and other state required forms, such as MS4 permits.

The position also speaks to the public about concerns relating to public works and parks conditions, such as snow plowing, culvert installation requests, requests for permits to exceed road limits when road limits are in effect, damage to parks 
and other various public works related issues.

This position works with various contractors on operation of the Kronenwetter Water and Sewer utilities. Position is in charge of creation and submittal of the Public Works, Water, Sewer and Parks budgets to the Village Administrator and works with the Village Administrator and the Village Treasurer on creation of short and long term budgets. This position keeps the Village Administrator, and the Village Board abreast of all of the various operational needs of all of the departments under the position’s immediate direction. 

Essential Job Functions: 
1. Directs the overall operation of the Village of Kronenwetter Parks, Public Works, and Water and Sewer 
Departments by working with the various departmental leads or contracted service operators. 

2. Responds to inquiries by the general public in a timely manner about concerns or questions they raise 
regarding any of the departments or projects assigned to this position and keeps the Village Administrator 
informed as to these inquiries and concerns. 

3. Maintains records that are assigned to the Public Works director, such as grant applications, inventory counts 
for various departments, geographic information system (GIS) relating to infrastructure and other state and 
federally required documents, follows all state and local laws for record retention, and ensures that 
departmental offices are kept in an orderly and presentable fashion to the public. 

4. Works with various staff members to prepare the yearly and long term draft budget for the Public Works 
Department, Parks Department, Water and Sewer departments and submits them to the Village Administrator 
for inclusion in the yearly budget. 

5. Oversees building and grounds maintenance of all Village properties including parks, municipal center and 
public works facilities and works with various staff members to maintain an up to date log of all repairs of 
various facilities so as to track expenses and repairs. 

6. Manages engineering work on Village projects, and works with contracted consultants and other Village staff 
to ensure that records are maintained, costs are tracked and projects are completed in a timely and 
professional manner within approved timelines. 

7. Provides construction contract administration of various projects of departments assigned to this position. 

8. Develops road maintenance policies, which shall include setting guidelines for road repairs, snow plowing, 
and salt usage. 

9. Maintains the Village’s Pavement Surface Evaluation and Rating (PASER) ratings, and updates these ratings on 
a regular basis, and uses this rating system to recommend to the Village Administrator and to the Village 
Board the appropriate course of action to maintain and improve the overall road ratings of the Village. 

10. Creates and maintains in conjunction with the Village Administrator the long term infrastructure and 
maintenance plans for the roads, bridges, water, sewer, storm water facilities, and other public areas of the 
Village and assists in integration of these plans into the long-term budgets of the Village. 

11. Consults with department crew leaders on various operations of the departments assigned to this position and 
determines the best course of action for the operations of the departments assigned to this position. 

12. Works with department crew leaders on acquiring and maintaining sufficient inventory of the various 
departments to ensure the efficient operation of the departments. 

13. Develops and documents maintenance plans of Village facilities, sets guidelines and works with vendors and 
Village staff to ensure the efficient operation of all facilities. 

14. Develops and documents the various duties of the department, ensuring that future employees may follow 
the operations of the department, find appropriate records and ensure the smooth operations of the Village. 

15. Reviews plans for subdivisions, road access permits, storm water retention pond calculations and other 
materials in conjunction with the Community Development Department that relate directly to the 
departments that are assigned to this position and provides feedback for these items and coordinates with 
any necessary outside firms following the Village’s adopted purchasing policy for complete review of these 
items. 

16. Remains knowledgeable of the latest operations of departments assigned to the position, and researches new 
methods of operation to keep costs contained, by reading industry related materials, attending webinars and 
attending other education opportunities within the region as other duties allow. 

17. Researches various grant opportunities, gains approval for application from the Village Administrator and the 
Village Board, administers grants, prepares grant documents, monitors progress of grant funded projects, and 
ensures that projects are closed out within grant guidelines. 

18. Participates in the Parks Work Group with various other staff members taking on various parks related 
programing tasks, such as planning for events, setting up for various park related functions, researching design 
ideas for parks, and other duties as assigned. 

19. Participates in the Refuse Collection Work Group with various other staff members taking on various garbage 
and recycling contract administration duties as assigned. 

20. Works with the Village Administrator on departmental hiring activities, which shall include review of current 
position descriptions, preparation of personnel requisitions and other duties as assigned by the Village 
Administrator. 

21. Participates in the update of the Outdoor Recreation Plan, the Village’s Emergency Response Plan and other 
long term planning documents of the Village. 

22. Responds to emergency events of the Village by reporting to the Emergency Operation Center of the Village 
and acts as part of the disaster response team of the Village. 

23. Acquires through either in person or web-based training, instruction in the Federal National Incident 
Management System and maintains this education while employed by the Village. 

24. Attends the Central Wisconsin Storm water Coalition meetings, represents the Village’s interests, and reports 
back to the Village Administrator on various projects of the coalition. 

25. Attends the greater Wausau Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) technical meetings, represents the 
Village’s interest and reports back to the Village Administrator on various projects of the MPO. 

26. Works with other staff members to maintain the Village’s website. 

27. Leads the safety program for the Public Works and Parks department and either leads or acquires instructors 
or instructional materials for various safety programs that will be held periodically throughout the year. 

28. Attends the bi-weekly staff meeting and reports the highlights of the various departments that this position is 
assigned so that other staff members are aware of ongoing projects. 

29. Works with the Village Administrator to come up with a yearly evaluation program for the various employees 
that are under the direction of this position, and submits reports on evaluations to the Village Administrator. 

30. Unless otherwise excused from attendance by the Village Administrator, attends all regular and special Village 
Board meetings, Property & Infrastructure Committee (PIC) meetings, Community Life and Public Safety (CLPS) 
Committee meetings and other committees as assigned and responds to questions posed by the members of 
those committees or boards. 

31. Prepares a monthly status report for the PIC, CLPS and the Village Board that will summarizes the activities of 
the various departments assigned to this position and responds to questions raised from said report in a 
timely and professional manner. 

32. Works with appropriate staff to draft and maintain ordinances related to public works and municipal utility 
issues including comprehensive planning, zoning, building codes and property codes. 

33. Participates in the preparation of the Village’s monthly newsletter, preparing articles as requested by the 
Village Administrator. 

34. Perform additional duties as assigned by the Village Administrator. 

Non-Essential Job Functions 
1. Attend outside conferences relating to departments assigned to this position which shall require an overnight 
stay. 

Level of Supervision 
The Public Works Director position manages all aspects of the public works projects and operations 
including streets, transportation, parks, water utility, sewer utility, and engineering, with the assigned staff and 
contractors. From time to time the Public Works director position may have to supervise temporary employees 
that are assigned to supplement the activities of these various departments. 

Knowledge of: 
1. General Accepted Government Accounting Principals 

2. Operation and Maintenance of Local Road system 

3. Operation and Maintenance of Water and Sewer Utility System 

ABILITY TO: 
1. Ability to analyze and interpret information such as road rating reports, plans for roads and utility 
infrastructure designs. 

2. Ability to develop reports and compose business correspondence. 

3. Ability to employ excellent computer skills including intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite 

4. Ability to operate a variety of standard office equipment. 

5. Ability to write clear and concise reports that shall be submitted to audiences with varying levels of knowledge 
of a topic with little explanation required in addition to the submitted report. 

6. Ability to work independently with limited supervision. 

7. Ability to tactfully deal with parties with conflicting needs or expectations to reach a solution which best 
benefits the residents of the Village. 

8. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from citizens, elected officials, committee 
members and the public. 

9. Ability to solve practical problems dealing with situations where limited standardization exists. 
10. Ability to interpret complex instructions. 

11. Ability to counsel, mediate, and/or provide supervision of staff; 

12. Ability to train, advise, coach, and guide others. 

13. Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment as well as to lead individuals and teams. 

14. Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner of cooperation 
and rapport with both internal and external customers. 

15. Ability to work rapidly, to prioritize multiple assignments, and to meet specific deadlines and to work 
effectively in stressful situations. 

16. Ability to communicate orally and in writing with Village Board members, Village Committee members, Village 
residents and the general public, Village department heads and employees, contracted services providers, 
bond counsel, independent financial auditors, developers, bond rating agency personnel, insurance company 
personnel, contracted engineers, and others doing business with the Village. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
1. Valid State of Wisconsin Driver’s license or equivalent. 

2. Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Public Administration, or related field, an Associate’s degree in Civil 
Engineering, Public Administration or related field and two years of experience in civil engineering, municipal 
utilities or public works, or a high-school diploma with four years of experience in civil engineering, municipal 
utilities or public works. 

3. Must complete pre-employment testing and background investigation. 

4. Must have at least two years of management experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully 
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with 
disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

1. Work environment includes general office environment, which shall involve general sedentary work using 
near vision for prolonged periods, but may also require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. 
Office environment subject to minor variations of hot and cold environments and fragrances such as 
perfume. 

2. Some lifting of materials of 20 pounds or less, which could include carrying a lap top computer and other 
various reports. 

3. Occasionally work outdoors in a non-American with Disability Act (ADA) acceptable environment in order 
to review plans and activities of the various department assigned to this position. 

4. This position in the course of its duty may be exposed to blood-borne pathogens, as well as other unsafe 
conditions directly relating to sewer and water utility operations. 

5. Must be able to read, write, and communicate fluently in English. 

MEDICAL REQUIREMENT: 
Applicants may be required to submit to a medical examination prior to appointment, consistent with 
requirements of the position. The Kronenwetter Village Board will update from time to time specific requirements 
of the medical examination. 

The Village of Kronenwetter is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities
 
Act, the Village will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Send a cover letter, resume, references, salary history and application to Village Clerk Bobbi Jo Birk-LaBarge at bbirklabarge@kronenwetter.org.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year



PART TIME POLICE AND COURT CLERK 
(This position covers TWO ROLES. The chosen candidate will work in the Kronenwetter Police Department AND Kronenwetter Municipal Court. Please read both position descriptions.)
TITLE: Part Time Police Clerk

REPORTS TO: Chief of Police 
NATURE OF WORK
The Police Clerk is a represented position performing a myriad of administrative work involving 
day to day operations of the police department. The Police Clerk also serves as a confidential 
secretary to the Chief of Police. The work of the Police is performed under the direct supervision 
of the Chief of Police. 
While work is generally performed in accordance with established policies and procedures, the 
employee will be expected to exercise considerable independent action within these policies 
based upon experience. Work usually involves considerable contact with the public. You must 
have the ability to maintain a professional working relationship with fellow employees and the 
general public. A neat, well-dressed, professional appearance is required at all times. This 
position requires considerable knowledge of the English language, grammar, and spelling.

EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Part time, consisting of a flexible schedule of approximately 
15-20 hours per week.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
Police Clerk
⧫ Proofread arrest reports for persons incarcerated and forward them to the District 
Attorney’s Office in accordance with procedures.
⧫ Forward copies of reports to various agencies as needed, such as the District Attorney’s 
Office, Probation & Parole, Social Services, Children’s Court Services, etc. within time 
lines established by the Department. Respond to requests from other agencies.
⧫ Proofread a variety of reports, letters, department forms, etc., correcting grammar, 
spelling, punctuation.
⧫ Forward Accident Reports involving State, County or Village property to the appropriate 
jurisdiction.
⧫ Have knowledge of and operate on a daily basis the Department’s various computer 
software programs; such as Superion Records Management System (RMS), Computer 
Aided Dispatch (CAD), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook (E-mail).
⧫ Perform data entry in RMS as needed or directed by supervisors, including Citations, 
Accident Reports, Warnings, Agency Assists, Bartender Applicants, Background Checks, 
and Found and Returned Property. Enter Vacant Home Requests. The Police Clerk is 
responsible for entering Traffic Warnings, Traffic Citations, and Accident Reports in 
TraCS (Traffic and Criminal Software).
⧫ Become Wisconsin TIME System Certified by completing a biennial computer-based 
examination. If requested, become certified in the Wisconsin TIME System II. Access 
driving records and vehicle records as needed by the department and officers.
⧫ Provide public information on the telephone and counter information services for a wide 
variety of department related topics in a polite and professional manner. 
⧫ Maintain current knowledge of open records law.
⧫ Assign UCR (uniform crime reporting) codes to police reports and submits monthly 
IBR/UCR statistics.
⧫ Research and provide information for open records requests and provide person or 
business with appropriate invoice.
⧫ Provide insurance companies and the public with copies of accident reports as requested 
and prepare appropriate invoicing and receipts. 
⧫ Keep an invoice log for all invoices generated for police reports, DVDs, digital CDs, 
photos, etc. Follow up with outstanding invoices at the end of the month with second
notices and collection letters. 
⧫ Assist the Chief of Police by providing him/her with background checks on all bartender 
license applications and any other outside requests for background checks. Keep 
accurate records in RMS of approved and denied Bartender License applicants and 
background checks. 
⧫ Have a good working knowledge of the department’s phone system and answer phones 
promptly and politely, and direct calls to the proper personnel.
⧫ Operate and maintain office equipment, such as computers, copiers, printers, fax 
machines, transcribers, postage meter, and shredders. Handle incoming and outgoing mail
⧫ Keep Department forms well stocked and ready for officers’ use in the patrol room.
Order forms from the Department of Transportation as needed. 
⧫ Act as a backup to the Police and Fire Secretary. Prepare agendas, attend meetings, 
prepare minutes, schedule police and fire applicant interviews, maintain hiring records, 
and follow hiring/firing process. 

JOB CONDITIONS
⧫ Work is performed in an office environment with minimal chance for personal injury. 
Workstation is behind walls with bullet proof glass windows. Rare but possible dealings 
with behaviorally unpredictable persons.
⧫ Work hours are set by the Chief and are normally business hours.
⧫ Employee may be required to travel out of town if necessary for continuing legal 
education and professional development.
⧫ The vast majority of time is spent in an office environment and over 80% of the time is 
spent sitting, hearing, talking, reading, reasoning, and using clear vision while operating 
office computers and equipment that require fluid hand, finger, and eye movements.
⧫ About 20% of the time is spent walking, doing low handling, standing, stooping, kneeling
or crouching. Light lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling in unusual situations, bending, 
twisting, reaching, and medium lifting or carrying is occasionally required. 
⧫ Equipment operated: General office equipment, including computer, calculator, copy/fax 
machine, telephone, shredder, simple recording equipment, postage machine, etc. 

QUALIFICATIONS
⧫ An associate degree with an emphasis on secretarial, criminal justice, legal/para-legal
studies or a high school diploma with equivalent work experience and training that 
provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of 
this position.
⧫ Prior experience in court administration, criminal justice or a law office is preferred but 
not required. 
⧫ Must hold of be able to be certified with the State of WI as a Basic TIME Operator with 
the possibility of attaining Advanced and Validation certified if required. 
⧫ Ability to pass a drug screening and background check.
⧫ Must be self-directed and motivated with good organizational skills and be proficient in 
grammar and punctuation.
⧫ Ability to communicate effectively with the public.
⧫ Demonstrated ability to use various computer programs and software and the ability to 
learn new programs and software as needed.
⧫ Keying (typing) at a minimum of 50 correct words per minute. 
⧫ Ability to understand the function of police report writing.
⧫ Ability to learn and understand the laws and law enforcement procedures.
⧫ Ability to drive an automobile and hold a valid driver’s license.
⧫ Ability to deal with stressful situations.
⧫ Ability to deal with demanding, angry, upset or irate individuals on the telephone or in 
person, while remaining professional and collected. 
⧫ Ability to read situations with marginal information.
⧫ Ability to use radio equipment when needed to communicate with police personnel.
⧫ Ability to maintain confidentiality.
⧫ Ability to work under time deadlines and manage numerous tasks on a daily basis with 
accuracy.
⧫ Considerable skill and diplomacy in establishing working relationships with others.
⧫ Well defined skill and knowledge of oral and written communications.
⧫ Ability to deal tactfully, impartially, and skillfully with the public, analyzing problems 
and developing appropriate recommendations and remedies for same.
⧫ Ability to adapt office practices to changes in law.
⧫ Possess good judgement, thoroughness, and dependability.
⧫ Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. is required.

This Position Description has been prepared to assist in evaluating various classes of 

responsibilities, skills, and working conditions. It indicates the kinds of tasks and levels of work 
difficulty required of positions given this classification. It is not intended as a complete list of 
specific duties and responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to 
assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. Nothing contained herein is 
intended or shall be construed to create or constitute a contract of employment between any 
employee or group of employees and the Village of Kronenwetter. The Village retains and reserves 
all rights to change, modify, amend, add to or delete from any section of this document as it deems, 
in its judgment, to be proper


TITLE: Part Time Court Clerk
REPORTS TO: Municipal Court Judge
NATURE OF WORK
The Deputy Court Clerk (here-in referred to as the Court Clerk) is a represented position 
performing a myriad of administrative work involving day to day operations of the municipal 
court. The Court Clerk also serves as a confidential secretary to the Municipal Judge. The work 
of the Court Clerk is performed under the direct supervision of the Municipal Judge. 
While work is generally performed in accordance with established policies and procedures, the 
employee will be expected to exercise considerable independent action within these policies 
based upon experience. Work usually involves considerable contact with the public. You must 
have the ability to maintain a professional working relationship with fellow employees and the 
general public. A neat, well-dressed, professional appearance is required at all times. This 
position requires considerable knowledge of the English language, grammar, and spelling.

EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: Part time, consisting of a flexible schedule of approximately 
15-20 hours per week.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
Municipal Court Clerk
⧫ Be a back-up to the full time Court Clerk for Municipal Court duties. 
⧫ Verify and/or enter citations from the Police Department.
⧫ Prepare Court Calendar.
⧫ Collect forfeitures and issue receipts.
⧫ Balance monies submitted for forfeitures, fees, and restitution.
⧫ Prepare Alcohol Assessment and Conviction Status forms for OWI cases.
⧫ Prepare courtroom for court session and return to Board Room setting after court.
⧫ Record pleas, dispositions, and payment schedules for those who are ordered to do so by 
the Court.
⧫ Schedule pre-trial conferences.
⧫ Process persons convicted of OWI and issue appropriate forms.
⧫ Prepare for trials by setting up audio/visual equipment and preparing exhibit labels.
⧫ For each citation, record plea and disposition in court software in a timely and accurate 
manner. Maintain separate files for juveniles.
⧫ Process parking citations; prepare and send 10-day notice, then suspend registration when 
the 10-day time period has elapsed.
⧫ Electronically submit completed citations for traffic, juvenile drug paraphernalia, and 
underage drinking copies to Department of Transportation using court software. Enter 
eCitation information. Send alcohol assessment forms to HCC.
⧫ Prepare pre-trial notices for those who plead “not guilty”, photocopy information, and 
send to Municipal Attorney. 
⧫ Transfer OWI cases to Circuit Court on jury requests.
⧫ Prepare and send out default judgment and summons to appear.
⧫ Maintain file for accounts receivable and correspond with any defendant who is in arrears 
and suspend driver’s license with DOT and/or certify debts to State Department of 
Revenue. Prepare court forms such as Conviction Status Reports, using court software.
Enter driver’s license suspensions and unpaid traffic citations. Lift suspensions 
electronically or manually when payments are received.
⧫ Compile and submit financial report to the Village Treasurer. Prepare and submit annual
court caseload statistics to the Supreme Court of Wisconsin. 
⧫ Submit writs of commitment to the police department, if applicable.
⧫ Schedule pre-trials and trials. Coordinate trial dates and notify Village Attorney, 
defendant, defendant’s attorney, and officers of trial dates. Attend trials and maintain trial 
recordings.
⧫ Schedule motion hearings, indigency/good cause hearings, and other court proceedings. 
Prepare and send out Notice of Indigency/good cause hearings.
⧫ Receive and forward Notice of Appeal with necessary fees to Circuit Court Clerk.
⧫ Have knowledge of and operate on a daily basis the department’s various computer
software programs; such as Superion Records Management System (RMSquick clerk 
software, Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), Outlook (e-mail), instant messenger, 
Adobe Reader, and State Debt Collection Program (SDC).
⧫ Must be proficient with Quick Clerk court software and perform the following functions 
in a consistent manner and with accuracy:
* Enter current dispositions * Pre-Trial and Trial Information
* Suspensions * SDC
* Court funds revenue availability * Lien Judgments and Satisfactions
* Payment Plans * Update Address and Phone 
Information
⧫ Answer questions from the public, defendants, and attorneys.
⧫ Prepare room and files for Pre-Trial Conferences for Village Attorney and restore for 
Police Department use.
⧫ Release information under the direction of the Custodian of Records.
⧫ Maintain petty cash drawer for court bonds, ensuring that there is adequate petty cash to 
make change when collecting forfeitures.
⧫ Compose and prepare correspondence at the discretion of the Judge. Ensure that all 
documents and correspondence from attorneys are date stamped and placed in a file. 
Copies of all documentation should be included with the file, with most recent 
correspondence placed on top; e.g. suspensions, SDC, lien judgments and satisfactions, 
etc.
⧫ Maintain and organize court files. Follow up with pre-trial/trial cases that are on hold. 
Separate case files that are closed from those that are still pending.
⧫ Work on collecting outstanding/delinquent citations by processing suspensions, SDC,
writs of commitment, lien judgments, and wage garnishment. Generate a report on 
progress with the goal being current with collection efforts. 
⧫ Have a good working knowledge of the department’s phone system. Assist in answering 
phones promptly and politely, and direct calls to the proper personnel.
⧫ Notify defendants in writing of court date changes, bond amount changes, etc. 
⧫ Perform any other duties as assigned by the Judge, Police Chief or Court Officer.
⧫ Must be dependable, arriving at work on time, and properly prepared for court.

JOB CONDITIONS
⧫ Work is performed in an office environment with minimal chance for personal injury. 
Workstation is behind walls with bullet proof glass windows. Rare but possible dealings 
with behaviorally unpredictable persons.
⧫ Work hours are set by the Judge and are normally business hours.
⧫ Employee is required to travel out of town for continuing legal education and 
professional development.
⧫ The vast majority of time is spent in an office environment and over 80% of the time is 
spent sitting, hearing, talking, reading, reasoning, and using clear vision while operating 
office computers and equipment that require fluid hand, finger, and eye movements.
⧫ About 20% of the time is spent walking, doing low handling, standing, stooping, kneeling 
or crouching. Light lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling in unusual situations, bending, 
twisting, reaching, and medium lifting or carrying is occasionally required. 
⧫ Equipment operated: General office equipment, including computer, calculator, 
copy/fax/scanner, telephone, shredder, simple recording equipment, postage machine, etc. 

QUALIFICATIONS
⧫ An associate degree with an emphasis on secretarial, criminal justice, legal/para-legal 
studies or a high school diploma with equivalent work experience and training that 
provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of 
this position.
⧫ Prior experience in court administration, criminal justice or a law office is preferred but 
not required. 
⧫ Ability to pass a drug screening and background check.
⧫ Must be self-directed and motivated with good organizational skills and be proficient in 
grammar and punctuation.
⧫ Ability to communicate effectively with the public.
⧫ Demonstrated ability to use various computer programs and software and the ability to 
learn new programs and software as needed.
⧫ Keying (typing) at a minimum of 50 correct words per minute. 
⧫ Ability to understand the function of police report writing.
⧫ Ability to learn and understand the laws and law enforcement procedures.
⧫ Ability to drive an automobile and hold a valid driver’s license.
⧫ Ability to deal with stressful situations.
⧫ Ability to deal with demanding, angry, upset or irate individuals on the telephone or in 
person, while remaining professional and collected. 
⧫ Ability to read situations with marginal information.
⧫ Ability to use radio equipment when needed to communicate with police personnel.
⧫ Ability to maintain confidentiality.
⧫ Ability to work under time deadlines and manage numerous tasks on a daily basis with 
accuracy.
⧫ Considerable skill and diplomacy in establishing working relationships with others.
⧫ Well defined skill and knowledge of oral and written communications.
⧫ Ability to deal tactfully, impartially, and skillfully with the public, analyzing problems 
and developing appropriate recommendations and remedies for same.
⧫ Ability to adapt office practices to changes in law.
⧫ Possess good judgement, thoroughness, and dependability.
⧫ Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. is required.
⧫ Must be appointed by the Judge. 
⧫ Ability to work with minimal supervision.

This Position Description has been prepared to assist in evaluating various classes of 
responsibilities, skills, and working conditions. It indicates the kinds of tasks and levels of work 
difficulty required of positions given this classification. It is not intended as a complete list of 
specific duties and responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any 
supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under supervision. Nothing 
contained herein is intended or shall be construed to create or constitute a contract of 
employment between any employee or group of employees and the Village of Kronenwetter. The 
Village retains and reserves all rights to change, modify, amend, add to, or delete from any 
section of this document as it deems


PAID PER CALL FIREFIGHTER

Department: Fire Department
Reports to: Fire Chief 

Position Summary: Under general direction of the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Captains and 
Lieutenants, the primary function of a Kronenwetter Firefighter is to protect the community from 
disaster situations, including house and building fires, and promote an environment of public safety 
within the Village of Kronenwetter Fire Department’s response area. This position also participates in 
fire prevention and inspection activities, equipment and fire station maintenance, and training dealing 
with all phases of fire suppression, prevention, inspection, rescue and emergency operation. This 
position in the course of its duty may be exposed to Blood-born pathogens, as well as other unsafe 
conditions directly relating to fire suppression and control. 

The Village of Kronenwetter Police and Fire Commission and the Fire Chief will interview all qualified 
candidates and will confirm or deny individuals hired as firefighters. 

Essential Job Functions: The Fire Department does not intend the Essential Job Function list to be an 
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills. The Fire Department intends that the list to be an 
accurate summary of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees 
are responsible for all other duties as assigned.

1. Responds to fire alarms and extinguishes fires.
2. Performs salvage operations such as throwing salvage covers, sweeping water and removing debris.
3. Responds to and renders assistance in emergency cases.
4. Cleans and inspects equipment and apparatus after returning from a fire and notifies superior officer 
of any defects. 
5. Performs routine preventative maintenance tasks and keeps records of such action.
6. Keeps fire station, equipment, and grounds in a clean and orderly condition.
7. Participates in training activities and instruction sessions.
8. Performs various public information or education tasks.
9. Enters inspection, training and (on occasion) fire and emergency medical service calls into the 
records management systems.
10. Completes time cards and submits those to superiors for approval and submittal to the Village Clerk. 
11. Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with Fire Department policies and procedures.
12. Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions to a superior if someone is not 
following Fire Department safety procedures. 
13. Performs other duties as assigned. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
1. Must complete pre-employment testing and background investigation; 
2. Valid Wisconsin driver’s license required. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that employees must meet to perform 
the essential functions of this job. The Village may make reasonable accommodations to enable 
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
1. Ability to operate fire suppression equipment after being trained in how to do so with some 
equipment requiring complex and rapid adjustments.
2. Ability to exert physical effort in work, typically involving lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of at 
least 50 pounds, although extreme cases can exist which exceed this limit.
3. Ability to work under dangerous conditions where exposure to environmental factors such as 
temperature variations and extremes, toxic agents, noise, machinery, and/or dust, may cause 
discomfort and there is risk of injury.
4. Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing and other communication capabilities, with or without 
reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively, including 
during emergency situations which may involve a high degree of noise;
5. Sufficient vision and other powers of observation, with or without reasonable accommodation, 
which permits the employee to effectively operate at a fire or related emergency scene.
6. Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the 
employee to operate equipment used in fire fighting; 
7. Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, which 
permits the employee to perform all duties involved in protecting life and property.

MEDICAL REQUIREMENT:
Applicants may be required to submit to a medical examination prior to appointment, consistent with 
the requirements of the position.

The Kronenwetter Fire Department is accepting applications for paid per call firefighters. Applications can be picked up at the Kronenwetter Police Department or downloaded via the Fire Department Employment Packet.

For more information, please contact Fire Chief Theresa O'Brien at 715-693-4200 ext. 123 or via email at firechief@kronenwetter.org