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1303 Lynn Avenue
Altoona, Wisconsin 54720

Phone: 715-839-6092
Fax: 715-839-1800

Planning Director

Planning & Development • 1303 Lynn Avenue, Altoona, WI

The City of Altoona (population: 8,651), located in Eau Claire County, is one of the fastest-growing communities in Wisconsin. Altoona invites applications from highly qualified city planners to lead its planning department. 

Requirements

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in political science, geography, urban planning, or a related field.
  • Four years' experience in community development, municipal planning, and project administration. Graduate degree and AICP credential preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

Starting salary range: $69,076 - $88,616 DOQ + excellent benefits  

To apply, please provide the following information:

  • Cover letter
  • Employment application
  • Resume
  • Salary history
  • Three (3) professional references

Please send the materials requested above to the attention of Mike Golat, City Administrator via one of the following:

  • E-mail: betsyb@ci.altoona.wi.us
  • USPS: City of Altoona, ATTN: Betsy Boley, 1303 Lynn Avenue, Altoona, WI 54720

Applications due: Friday, February 18, 2022

Please note that confidentiality cannot be guaranteed for finalists.  AA/EOE

Position Description >>

Recruitment Brochure >> 

Altoona Planning Video>>

Employment Application >>

For more information contact:
Mike Golat, City Administrator
715-839-6092 • Email Mike Golat »

Recreation Supervisor

Parks & Recreation • 1419 Front Porch Place

The City of Altoona (population: 8,651), located in Eau Claire County, is one of the fastest growing communities in Wisconsin. The City of Altoona Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the position of Recreation Supervisor. 

Requirements

  • Minimum of Associate's degree in Recreation Management or related field required, four-year degree preferred
  • Two-years of relevant experience required. 
  • Prior supervisory experience strongly preferred. 

Starting salary range: $45,885 to $59,010 DOQ + excellent benefits  

To apply, please provide the following information:

  • Cover letter
  • Employment application
  • Resume
  • Three (3) professional references

Please send the materials requested above to the attention of Debra Goldbach, Recreation Manager via one of the following:

  • E-mail: debrag@ci.altoona.wi.us
  • USPS: Altoona Parks & Recreation, Attn: Debra Goldbach, Recreation Manager 1419 Front Porch Place Altoona, WI 54720.

Applications due: February 4, 2022, at 4PM. AA/EOE

Position Description>>

Employment Application >>

For more information contact:
Debra Goldabach, Recreation Manager
715-839-5188 • Email Debra Goldabach »

Police Officer

Police Department • 1904 Spooner Ave, Altoona, WI

The City of Altoona, WI, population 8,099 , in beautiful Eau Claire County, invites applications from highly motivated police professionals with a desire to serve the community while protecting life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances.  

Applicant must:

    • Be eligible for certification by the WI Law Enforcement Standards Board
    • Possess a valid driver's license
    • Pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and psychological assessment
    • Pass a background investigation

Wage: $25.89 to $31.39/hour

Police Officer Position Description >>

Employment Application >>

A complete application package will include the following:

1.     Cover letter

2.     Resumé

3.     Employment Application: please include answers to Section 6 >>

Application materials are due Friday, January 21, 2022 at 4:30 PM.  Please submit to: scottk@ci.altoona.wi.us or mail to Altoona Police Department, 1904 Spooner Ave. Altoona, WI 54720.

  • Email to: scottk@ci.altoona.wi.us OR
  • Mail to: Altoona Police Department, Attn: Full-time Police Officer, 1904 Spooner Ave, Altoona, WI  54720

Applications are due by January 21, 2022 at 4:30 PM. AA/ADA/EOE. 

For more information contact:
Scott Kelley, Lieutenant
715-839-6090 • Email Scott Kelley »

Officials | Adult Basketball League

Parks & Recreation • 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona, WI

The Basketball Officials will officiate adult basketball league games.

  • START February 20, 2022
  • End April 10, 2022
  • Days of the Week Sunday evenings
  • Work Schedule 6PM - 9PM (hours may vary dependent upon game schedules)
  • Wage $25/game

Employment Application >>

Apply: Please submit your resume and completed Employment Application to:

debrag@ci.altoona.wi.us

OR

Altoona Parks & Recreation
Attn: Debra Goldbach, Recreation Manager
1419 Front Porch Place
Altoona, WI 54720

For more information contact:
Debra Goldbach, Recreation Manager
715-839-5188 • Email Debra Goldbach »

Supervisor | 5-on-5 Basketball League

Parks & Recreation • 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona, WI

The 5-on-5 Basketball Supervisor will run the scoreboard.  A qualified candidate should be familiar with the scoring of basketball and how to operate a scoreboard.  Responsibilities will include keeping track of the score and fouls and reporting game winners at the end of the night.

  • START February 20, 2022
  • End April 10, 2022
  • Days of the Week Sunday evenings
  • Work Schedule 6PM - 9PM (hours may vary dependent upon game schedules)
  • Wage $12.50/hour

Employment Application >>

Apply Please submit your resume and completed Employment Application to:

debrag@ci.altoona.wi.us

OR

Altoona Parks & Recreation
Attn: Debra Goldbach, Recreation Manager
1419 Front Porch Place
Altoona, WI 54720

For more information contact:
Debra Goldbach, Recreation Manager
715-839-5188 • Email Debra Goldbach »

Program Instructor

Parks & Recreation • 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona, WI

A Program Instructor will assist in the implementation of safe and enjoyable youth recreation programs. A qualified candidate will have knowledge of programs, be able to instruct participants in skills and drills and have the ability to setup and take down equipment before and after practices. 

  • Start: June, 2021
  • End: February 28, 2022
  • Days of the week: Monday - Thursday
  • Work schedule: varied; based on availability and program participants
  • Wage: $12.50/hour

Detailed position description >>
Employment application >>

Please submit your resume and completed employment application to Debra Goldbach, Recreation Manager at:

  • debrag@ci.altoona.wi.us OR
  • Altoona Parks & Recreation, Attn: Debra Goldbach, 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona, WI 54720

For more information contact:
Debra Goldbach, Recreation Manager
715-839-5188 • Email Debra Goldbach »