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Police Officer Position Opening

Police Officer Position Opening

The West Milwaukee Police Department is hiring for Entry Level Police Officer or Lateral Entry Police Officer Positions. To apply, please complete and return the following documents by Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 5:00 PM:

WMPD Application

WM New Authorization for Release of Information

This hiring application requires the applicant to be eligible to enroll in a LESB-approved academy, or have successfully completed or currently attending an approved LESB basic recruit academy. Lateral Entry must have current certification. 

Completed applications with all required materials must be received at the West Milwaukee Police Department at 4755 W. Beloit Rd., West Milwaukee, WI 53214. Incomplete applications will be rejected.  If you need additional time to obtain a copy of your transcripts or birth certificate you will need to note this information when you turn in your application material and you will have to have these item turned in no later than Friday September 9, 2022 at 5:00 P. M. All application material and/or questions should be sent to the attention of Sergeant Anthony Munoz anthony.munoz@westmilwaukee.org or Assistant Chief Shaundra Randolph at shaundra.randolph@westmilwaukee.org.

Clerk Dispatcher Position Opening

Clerk Dispatcher Position Opening

The West Milwaukee Police Department is hiring for a Clerk Dispatcher Position. To apply, please complete and return the following documents by the deadline of July 29, 2022 at 5:00p.m. Applications will be processed as they are received.

RESUMES SUBMITTED WITHOUT THE REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Clerk Dispatcher Application & Personal History Statement 4.29.2022 revised

West Milwaukee New Authorization for Release of Information

All application material and/or questions should be sent to holly.young@westmilwaukee.org or the West Milwaukee Police Department at 4755 W. Beloit Road, West Milwaukee, WI 53214.

Short Term Rental Permits

Short Term Rental Permits

Interested in renting out your home or property in West Milwaukee on short-term rental websites, such as Airbnb? The Village of West Milwaukee now has a permit available for short-term rentals!

Rental of a whole or partial residence to visitors for less than a month is commonly known as a Short Term Rental (STR). The legal term in Wisconsin is a Tourist Rooming House (TRH). Wisconsin allows the rental of one to four sleeping accommodations, which can be rooms of a home or an entire home. All Village of West Milwaukee TRHs must be licensed through the West Allis Health Department and inspected annually to verify the operation meets all requirements of Wisconsin law related to general public health.

For more information, please visit our Forms/Permits tab. You may also email general@westmilwaukee.org or call (414) 645-1530.

West Milwaukee Seeks Bilingual Poll Workers

West Milwaukee Seeks Bilingual Poll Workers

Election Inspectors (Poll Workers)

Election Inspectors are essential to conduct open, accurate, and fair elections. Their priority is to ensure every eligible voter can exercise their right to vote by following Election Day procedures and providing excellent customer service to voters.

The Village of West Milwaukee is in need of bilingual (fluent in English/Spanish speaking) poll workers.

  • Qualifications
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be 18 years old (except qualified high school student poll workers)
  • Be a resident of Milwaukee County
  • Never have been convicted of a felony and not otherwise disqualified from voting
  • Be able to read and write fluently in the English language
  • Not be a candidate for any office to be voted on at the polling place at that election.

Pay

Election Inspectors receive $135 for working a full Election Day.

In order to receive payment, the appropriate paperwork must be completed.

*New Election Inspectors are pending Village Board approval.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Check-in Registered Voters
  • Register Eligible Voters
  • Monitor Voting and Ballot Marking Equipment
  • Assist and Guide Voters
  • Assist Chief Inspector as needed

Experience, Skills, and Abilities

  • Skills – Must possess excellent customer service skills. Strong clerical and analytical skills. Detail-oriented. Active listener. Must possess good oral communication skills.
  • Abilities – Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.

Training Requirement 

Election inspectors are required to attend a 2-3 hour training class every two years.

West Milwaukee Commission Vacancies

West Milwaukee Commission Vacancies

The Village of West Milwaukee has open Commissioner seats on the West Milwaukee Community Development Authority (WMCDA) and Plan Commission. These Commissions meet once a month, subject to active items to review. If you live in West Milwaukee and are interested, please fill out a Commission Committee Application and submit it to the Clerk’s Office at 4755 W. Beloit Rd. 2nd Floor West Milwaukee, WI 53214.  Please see more information regarding the commissions below or at https://www.westmilwaukee.org/gov/committees/ and contact the Clerk’s office at 414-645-1530 ext. 0 with any questions.

West Milwaukee Community Development Authority: 

The WMCDA has the power to issue revenue bonds to provide financing for qualified redevelopment projects to be constructed by private developers, including elimination or prevention of substandard, deteriorated, unsanitary and blighted areas; the provision and retention of gainful employment opportunities for the citizens of the Village; an increase in the tax base; and the stimulation of the flow of investment capital to the Village which results in beneficial effects upon the economy in the Village. The CDA’s primary role has been to facilitate borrowing for infrastructure and acquisition costs related to redevelopment projects in the Tax Increment Finance Districts and Environmental Remediation District and review and provide direction on specific redevelopment proposals in these areas.

The Community Development Authority consists of seven (7) members, including a Chairperson, two (2) appointed members of the Village Board, and five (5) citizen appointees with background and experience with the financing of projects.

The WMCDA meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the West Milwaukee Community Centre’ located at 1345 S. 47th St.

West Milwaukee Plan Commission:

Plan Commission members need to be prepared for the business to be discussed at the meetings by reviewing each proposal in light of the comprehensive plan and applicable land use. If a major development is involved, they can talk to the engineer or to others to review information. They review planning documents, zoning, conditional use requests, and signage.

The Plan Commission consists of seven (7) members, including the Village President who serves as Chairperson, one (1) appointed member of the Village Board, and five (5) citizen appointees with an interest or understanding of projects from a zoning or aesthetics perspective and what may be a good fit considering the community master plan.

The Plan Commission meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the West Milwaukee Community Centre’ located at 1345 S. 47th St.