Current Job Openings



The City of Franklin Fire Department is seeking an outgoing, well-organized professional for the position of Community Fire Prevention Specialist (CFPS).  The CFPS's primary responsibility would be to coordinate and conduct annual fire inspections for all commercial and multi-tenant residential properties within the City.  The Department is seeking an individual who can conduct these inspections in an interactive and educative manner.  Secondary responsibilities would include community fire safety and prevention outreach activities, such as facilitating evacuation drills in senior housing, schools, and daycares.  The ideal candidate will have an outgoing and engaging personality, excellent time management and organizational skills, and will be highly detail-oriented.  View full job description here

Requirements:  High School diploma and 2 years full-time related work experience required (such as background in firefighting, building inspection, or construction).  An Associates Degree is desirable but not required.  State of Wisconsin Fire Inspector I or the ability to attain such within 6 months, and a valid Wisconsin driver's license are required. 

Salary Range:  Salary range of $47,301 to $61,490/year with the expected starting salary to be $47,301 to $56,524/year depending on qualifications.

Application Instructions:  Submit an online application hereIn addition (but not in lieu of the application), a resume may be emailed to  Applications must be received by 9 a.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017.



POLICE PATROL OFFICER (Experienced ONLY at this time)

The City of Franklin is accepting application packets for 1 current opening and for several anticipated openings. The current pay range for 2017 is $28.31 - $35.96/hour depending on past experience.  NOTE: We do offer LATERAL TRANSFER. Experienced officers will not need to start at the new hire rate (or seniority level for vacation accrual purposes). 

Application Instructions For Police Officer

Please be sure to follow the instructions below. The ability to submit an application packet correctly and to follow the instructions below may be a factor in your hiring process. 

  1. Complete the Application For Employment. A resume (no longer than 2 pages) is required.

  2. Complete the 3 - 4 questions on the attached sheet (not the questions on the WILENET application form).

  3. Assemble your application packet which will include the above 2 items, your college transcripts showing an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree (these do not need to be certified copies).  If your transcript indicates that you earned a degree, please highlight this fact on your transcript. If the transcript does not indicate that a degree was earned, other proof of the degree shall be included. DO NOT send in additional, non-requested information such as other certifications, reference letters, etc.

  4. Application packets must be submitted in a large envelope such as a 9” x 12” manila envelope (not a report folder).

  5. Packets should be mailed to: Franklin City Hall, ATTN: Dana Zahn, 9229 W. Loomis Road, Franklin, WI 53132 or hand-delivered to the City Clerk’s Office at the same address. There is a drop box outside the main entrance for those wanting to drop off application packets after 5:00 p.m.  No applications will be accepted via email or fax.  DO NOT send application packets to the Police Department.

  6. Application packets must be RECEIVED by 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, July 18, 2017NOTE: We will begin reviewing packets immediately and begin interviews/background checks. Early submission may result in a hiring advantage. 

The application packets will be reviewed to ensure applicants meet the required criteria and that the application has been completed properly. Failure to completely fill out the application and/or return it by the deadline will be cause for disqualification. If you have any questions, please call Human Resources Coordinator Dana Zahn at 414-427-7505, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., or via email at  

Hiring Process Information

Applications for this hiring process are only being accepted from experienced applicants. Please see the Applicant Requirements (specifically #20 - #22) on the Hiring Process here.   The job description for the position, showing qualifications and duties, can be viewed here




Applications will be taken until position is filled.

The City of Franklin Engineering Department is currently looking to fill an Engineering Tech IV position due to a retirement.  Applications are being accepted from both internal and external candidates. 

Qualifications:  Associates Degree in Civil Engineering preferred with 4 years of relevant experience (or an equivalent combination of education/experience).  Additional qualifications can be viewed in the attached job description

Duties:  Will include CAD work and minor design work.  See attached job description for details.

Salary:  Salary range of $28.4668 - $37.7183/hour.  (Starting wage will be between $28.46 - $34.48/hour depending on qualifications.)

Apply:  An application can be submitted hereA resume is encouraged to be submitted in addition to the application, NOT in lieu of the application.  Resumes may be emailed to


The City of Franklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Human Resources
9229 W. Loomis Road
Franklin, WI  53132

Phone:  414-427-7505
Fax:  414-425-6428

Hours:  M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dana Zahn, Human Resource Coordinator


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