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Our mission is to create a positive and productive workplace where all are respected, valued, and empowered to deliver superior services to the Kenosha community.


As of July 2, 2013, the State of Wisconsin prohibits local government, except as required under state law, from instituting or enforcing residency requirements on current or prospective employees. Residency rules no longer apply to current or prospective general employees of the City of Kenosha, with the exception of protected service employees (Police and Fire), who must reside within the residency areas defined in their
current bargaining agreements

Thank you for considering the City of Kenosha as your next place to build your career! The City of Kenosha accepts online applications for current openings.

We do not accept paper applications.

Applicants must create a Job Seeker Account to access the online application system and to apply for any current openings. Click below to search for current openings and for instructions on creating an applicant profile.

The Human Resources Department strives to develop, recommend, and administer human resource programs that support the overall mission and goals of the City. Areas of discipline include, but are not limited to:
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • Performance Management
  • Recruiting & Staffing
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Training & Development
The City of Kenosha offers a number of career opportunities in over 300 job classifications within a total of 16 City Departments. Employment opportunities with the Kenosha Public Library can be found here.
Health & Wellness Clinic

Current Employees/Spouses/Retirees: Do you need to make an appointment with the Nurse Practitioner or schedule an HRA? Please click the picture below to schedule an appoinment using the on-line system or call the clinc directly at 262-653-4444 or the toll free scheduling line at 1-866-959-9355
Steve Stanczak
HR Director

Danielle Patton
HR Assistant
(262) 653-4134

Jo Baltes
Risk Assistant
(262) 653-4133

Karen Terry
HR Analyst
(262) 653-4135

LaVetta Buckley-Hunter
Deputy Director of HR
(262) 653-4136

Nina Millsaps
HR Analyst
(262) 653-4132