Recruitment #2110-4131-001


Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is an urban hub bursting with energy. Milwaukee provides a casual sophistication – big city appeal without the big-city hassles. We are accessible and affordable, and our residents are welcoming. Milwaukee has evolved through the years, bringing together its unsurpassed old world charm with a breathtaking Art Museum, top-flight arts and cultural attractions, professional sports, lakefront festivals, recreational opportunities and great restaurants.    

The City of Milwaukee is proud to employ a diverse workforce that is committed to providing exemplary service to the City’s residents. If you have a passion for being a part of an inclusive team of public servants, please consider the following opportunity.


Under the direction of the Empowering Families of Milwaukee (EFM) Program Manager, the Health Project Supervisor assigned to the Direct Assistance to Dads (DAD) Project and the Healthy Start Fatherhood Engagement subcontract is responsible for outreach strategy, referral management, and cross collaboration between programmatic areas.

Essential Functions


  • Manage intake for DADs Project families in need of comprehensive health and social services; develop and implement an equitable referral process among the DADs Project staff. Assign cases to appropriate case management staff.
  • Maintain the project database to track enrolled families and current staff caseloads.
  • Monitor expenditure of flexible funds.
  • Ensure that the team members adhere to applicable models and curricula.
  • Assist management with program reports and grant writing.
  • Identify intake sites that serve families who may benefit from services.
  • Assure appropriate case management documentation, data collection, and billing among community-based case management providers. Support case management teams in case and field reviews and chart audits.
  • Coordinate with internal MHD programs on cross-collaborative enrollment with Women, Infants and Children (WIC), Community Healthcare Access Program (CHAP), Birth Outcomes Made Better (BOMB) Doulas, Home Environmental Health (HEH) Lead Program.
  • Assume oversight relative to the quality of DADs Project and Healthy Start service delivery.
  • Manage administrative processes, including payroll and mileage reimbursement Provide information and reports to assist MHD Management in preparing the annual budget.
  • Work collaboratively with the EFM Program Manager relative to billing, project statistics, and budget adherence and guidelines.   


  • Supervise, assign, and support a team of professionals in providing client-based case management and home visiting services.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of staff development needs to maintain best practices in current public health and home visiting practice.
  • Evaluate staff skills to ensure use of standardized methods to identify families in need of services; work with organizations such as the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development Service (WCWPDS) to provide staff training.
  • Foster a work environment that is adaptive, diverse and inclusive.
  • Promote employee development, results accountability, input in decision making and participation in EFM, Health Start and DADs Project initiatives.
  • Conduct interviews and make recommendations for hiring candidates for the DADs Project and Healthy Start positions; ensure that appropriate staffing levels are met.
  • Provide orientation, coaching, mentoring, guidance, supervision and evaluation of Fatherhood Involvement Specialists and the Community Outreach Specialist-Health Start to assure safe practices and quality of services; recommend personnel actions, including discipline.
  • Serve as an adviser/mentor relative to DADs Project and Healthy Start Program issues and concerns.  


  • Establish, develop and maintain referral relationships with entities involved in case management and service to the target population, such as health maintenance organizations, hospitals and their Neonatal Intensive Care Units, family practice doctors, pediatricians OB/Gyns, and Head Start.
  • Coordinate efforts with other Community Based Organizations to identify available resources that meet the needs of targeted families; develop and maintain a manual of client-based, community resources.
  • Represent the MHD at meetings, committees, programs and in community efforts. 

We welcome qualified individuals with disabilities who are interested in employment and will make reasonable accommodations during the hiring process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

Conditions of Employment

  • Individuals who complete an application for general City employment on or after September 1, 2021 and are subsequently appointed to a position must provide proof of being vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e., received both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine) or have an approved religious or medical accommodation within ten business days of their employment start date.
  • Carry a mobile device during business hours.
  • Occasionally work outside of standard business hours (evenings and weekends) as required by the needs of the department.
  • Travel outside the City of Milwaukee for job related trainings, presentations and conferences; occasional overnight travel may be required.
  • May be exposed to infectious agents or toxins while performing the duties of this job.
  • Required pre-employment vaccines include:
    • TB Test (at time of hire and annually through-out employment)
    • MMR Vaccine
    • Hep B Vaccine
    • Varicella Vaccine
  • Required pre-employment test include:
    • Physical Exam
    • Vision Exam
    • Audio-Gram
    • Drug Screen - Non DOT

Minimum Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in health education, public health, nursing, social work or related field. 
  2. Two years of experience coordinating public or community health programs performing duties related to community organizing and/or collaboration or health program planning, development, implementation, and evaluation.
  3. Valid driver's license and access to a properly insured vehicle at time of appointment and throughout employment * (Mileage reimbursement provided pursuant to Section 350-183 of the Milwaukee Code.) *Pending legislative approval.  

Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  

IMPORTANT NOTE: To receive credit for college, transcripts are required and must be received by the application period closing date. College transcripts should be attached to your online application. Applications without transcripts attached will be considered incomplete and will be rejected. Your transcript must be legible (readable) and include the following information: the university or college name, your name, the degree completed (if applicable) and the date the degree was completed.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in nursing or public health from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience providing community-based, Fatherhood specific services.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics


  • Knowledge of public health principles related to community home visiting programs and case management.
  • Knowledge of best practices related to fatherhood programs.
  • Ability to read and interpret work-related documents.
  • Ability to interpret and follow project guidelines and protocols related to home visiting practice and healthy relationship interventions.
  • Ability to supervise, train, mentor, discipline and manage team dynamics of a multi-disciplinary and diverse staff.
  • Knowledge and ability to work with computer applications, including the internet, spreadsheet, database, and word processing software and case management information system.
  • Ability to assist in the creation and management of program budgets, grant proposals and contracts.
  • Skill in analyzing and evaluating data and information and making appropriate recommendations.


  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing in an understandable and clear manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary staff, the public and project participants.
  • Ability to identify and build relationships with community organizations and agencies related to the program.
  • Ability to provide services in a culturally sensitive manner.
  • Ability to communicate verbally with diverse individuals at all levels within and outside the organization.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with coworkers and citizens whose backgrounds may differ from one’s own.
  • Ability to cope with sensitive and emotional situations.
  • Ability to conduct interviews and home visits in a compassionate, tactful manner.
  • Ability to provide clear and concise information, make presentations, and provide training for the purpose of providing program promotion, outreach and staff development.  


  • Highly motivated and self-directed.
  • Skill in planning, organization, and time-management.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to balance multiple and changing priorities.
  • Dedication to the promotion of family and community health and a commitment to staying apprised of best practices.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of health related and sensitive information.
  • Ability to perform work duties with professionalism, honesty, and integrity.

Current Salary

The current salary range (PG 1DX) is $62,000-$76,806 annually, and the resident incentive salary range for City of Milwaukee residents is $63,860-$79,110 annually. Appointment above the minimum is possible based upon level of experience and other qualifications and is subject to approval.    


The City of Milwaukee provides a comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program
  • Onsite Clinic Services
  • Onsite Employee Assistance Program
  • Alternative Work Schedules
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Tuition Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave and other paid leaves
  • Flexible Spending Arrangement
  • Commuter Value Pass  

For full details of the benefits offered by the City of Milwaukee, please visit:

Selection Process

THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods. The Department of Employee Relations reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to oral and performance examinations. Oral examinations may include written exercises.    

INITIAL FILING DATE – The examination will be held as soon as practical after Friday, October 29, 2021. Receipt of applications may be discontinued at any time after this date without prior notice. However, recruitment may continue until the needs of the City have been met. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time, and place of the examination. Unless otherwise required by law, the City of Milwaukee will not provide alternative test administration. The applicant is responsible for attending all phases of the job selection process at the time and place designated by the City of Milwaukee.

Additional Information

  • APPLICATIONS and further information may be accessed by visiting,
  • Applications and transcripts should be submitted no later than the deadline listed above.
  • If you would like assistance completing an application, please contact the Department of Employee Relations at (414) 286-3751 or
  • The Department of Employee Relations is located at City Hall, 200 E. Wells St, Room 706, Milwaukee, WI 53202.  



The City of Milwaukee values and encourages diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.