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Welcome to the City of Jefferson, Wisconsin's Official Home Page.  Feel free to browse through our site and check out a variety of information for those who live, work, or wish to visit the City of Jefferson.  


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Now Hiring:




Position: Street Department Crewman:

The City of Jefferson has a full time Crewman Position available in the Department of Public Works. Duties include general infrastructure maintenance, including street, sanitary sewer, storm sewer and grounds maintenance, snowplowing, brush chipping, leaf collection and public facility maintenance.

Candidates must possess a high school diploma and valid Commercial Driverís License with good driving record. The job requires physical strength to lift heavy loads and operate power tools. Experience in the use of snowplows with wing attachments is required. Experience with other equipment, including backhoes and loaders are a plus. Must be on-call for snowplowing and other emergencies and reside within 15 miles of the City. Applicant must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol test and future random testing. The City of Jefferson offers a wage based upon experience (range: $17.46 - $23.95) and an excellent benefit package including health, dental, and life insurance and retirement.

Application forms and complete job descriptions are available at City Hall, 317 South Main Street, Jefferson, Wisconsin 53549. Completed application forms must be submitted to the attention of Timothy J. Freitag, City Administrator, 317 South Main Street, Jefferson, Wisconsin 53549 by 5:00 p.m., Friday, August 1, 2014. Include in application submittal, if desired, a letter of application and resume. Equal Opportunity Employer.



Dog Dayz of Summer is almost here!! 

Take your dog swimming at the Jefferson Aquatic Center!!

  Click here for more info


Notice - Detour Map

As part of the Jefferson County Highway Department Facility construction, County Trunk Highway W will be closed from Collins Road to the Highway 26 Bypass (more specifically the portion of South Main Street/Business 26 that connects with Hwy W).  This closure is expected to occur on April 28.  The initial closure is for the installation of utilities for the project.  The initial closure is anticipated to last 4 weeks.  The roadway will be opened to local traffic as the Countyís intent is for the roadway to be only restored to gravel.  The County then plans to reconstruct this section of County Truck Highway W starting the beginning of August and have the project completed and fully open to traffic prior to the commencement of the 2014-2015 school year.   

Please utilize the detour of County Trunk Highway J, State Trunk Highway 89, Collins Road and South Main Street/Business 26.

 Thank you for your cooperation and patience.


     German Heritage   

We encourage you to visit our community and enjoy our proud German Heritage. In September of each year, citizens of the City of Jefferson participate in "Gemuetlichkeit Days" to celebrate our German Heritage. Young and old dress in traditional German costume and participate in contests  throughout the festival weekend.  Just a few things you can enjoy are music and dancing, indulging in authentic German cuisine, and a huge parade on Sunday.  

The festival is a family event with a German theme, but don't worry...you don't have to be German to enjoy it!


The festival takes place the 2nd weekend after

Labor Day.

For more information on Gemuetlichkeit Days visit:  www.gdays.org




What's the weather like??

 53549 (Jefferson Weather Forecast, WI)


This page was last updated on 07/16/14.