Employment Opportunities

open positionsRich in natural resources and beautiful landscapes, the riverfront City of Kaukauna combines traditional Midwestern values with a history of progressive moves – from free education to clean energy – that protect and enhance the long-term health and stability of the community for generations to come.

Today, Kaukauna is home to 15,858 people with its own full-time Police, Fire and Rescue services and a municipally owned electric and water utility. Beyond playgrounds, parks and trails, Kaukauna is a “Bird City” with more than 450 acres of protected greenspace and popular public nature programming, including Eagle Days. Other City assets for recreational opportunities include the Historic Grignon Mansion, 1000 Islands Environmental Center, the Kaukauna Public Library, the Kaukauna Municipal Pool, and more!

Kaukauna is an old city with a rich history, but there’s much more here than historic buildings. Enjoy live music at the Electric City Experience Music Festival or Live! From Hydro Park Summer Concert Series; explore family programming with your children at our nationally-recognized library and discover their new interactive learning garden; grab some fresh veggies from our Saturday Farmer’s Market June through October. There’s more to Kaukauna than you think.

Click the link to the right for current openings with the City of Kaukauna.

Seeking City of Kaukauna – District 3 Alderperson

The City of Kaukauna has four (4) Aldermanic Districts; with two alderpersons elected to each district for a total of eight (8) alderpersons. Council members are elected on a non-partisan basis for two-year overlapping terms. Common Council meetings are held regularly on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. and committee meetings are on the Monday before the Common Council meetings at 6pm.

The City Council takes up various matters affecting the city, such as implementing new policies, enacting ordinances, resolutions, adopting the budget, appointing department head officials, and approving mayoral member appointments to council committees and various boards and commissions

Alderpersons are appointed by the Mayor to serve on the City’s Boards, Committees, and Commissions where members meet in committee sessions to deal with matters relating to those purposes.

This Alderperson seat will be effective until April 19, 2022.



  • $350/month $4200/annually

Letters of interest along with an optional copy of your resume can be sent to Rachel Audette, Human Resources Director at [email protected]Letters of interest accepted through Monday, May 10th.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Kaukauna is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to ensuring that our organization recruits, hires, trains and promotes into all levels, the most qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other protected class that exists now or in the future.