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City of Milwaukee Employee Relations

Address: 200 E. Wells St, Room 706 (City Hall)

Transportation: Get on the #31 State - Highland (Direction:Downtown) at 12th and Wisconsin. Take to Water and Wisconsin. Get off and walk to Wells. City Hall will be on your left.

Approximate travel time by car: 5 minutes

Approximate travel time by bus: 13 minutes

Orientation: TBA

Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm, though
afternoons are preferred. Arrange specific times with Marti – will work around student’s class schedule.

Description of Agency/Activities:  The employees in the Department of Employee Relations perform a wide variety of important human resources related duties and responsibilities. These activities directly contribute to the selection, development, and retention of a productive and diverse workforce that carries out the City's mission for its citizens. The Staffing Department oversees the staffing needs of the Fire and Police Departments for non-sworn personnel, the Milwaukee Public Schools, and the City of Milwaukee, including the I-9 process, pre-employment drug testing, and other activities. The Compensation Department deals with the following: salary administration, minimum wage, payroll, and other topics. The Employee Benefits Department deals with employee leave of absence, medical leave, worker's compensation, employee medical benefits, and other related issues.

Student Role at Agency: The main area that the student will be assisting with is in the Staffing Division. A Service Learner may perform a variety of tasks, such as conducting surveys, helping in recruiting new employees, and reviewing applications for minimum requirements. The person may use the phone, a computer (Excel, Word), and may, on occasion, have the opportunity to work at an off-site location assisting with test administration.

Orientation: Orientation will be set up individually with Marti.


Contact Us

Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

Meet the Staff