Located in southeastern Wood County along the banks of the Wisconsin River, Biron offers a blend of natural beauty, quiet residential neighborhoods, and abundant wildlife and recreation. Home to one of North America's finest coated paper manufacturing facilities, as well as hundreds of acres of thriving cranberry marshes, Biron's diverse landscape provides the perfect place to live, work, and play in the Heart of Wisconsin area.
SHELTER HOUSE RENTAL FORMS ARE UNDER THE FORM/PERMIT SECTION. The shelter house will be closing the end of October - weather permitting.
Village of Biron has an opening for a full time Public Works employee. Experience in auto mechanics and small engine repair is required. Water & Sewer experience is preferred but not required. Experience in snow plowing, street/utility maintenance, mowing and computer skills is a plus. High School graduate or equivalent is required. Completion of water certification will be required within two years from date of employment. Applicant must hold or be able to obtain a valid WI CDL within 6 months. Employees work rotating weekends and holidays. This is an hourly full time position with benefits. Village of Biron participates in the WRS Retirement program. The rate of pay is defined in the Village's Employee Handbook. Resumes can be mailed to the Village of Biron, 451 Kahoun Road, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494. The deadline is 4:00 p.m. on November 26, 2014. If you have applied within the last two years please re-apply so we have your most recent information. A job application is posted in the meeting agenda area of this website but a resume will work well too.
Village of Biron is looking for a part time paid volunteer Fire Chief and firefighters. The Fire Chief should have Firefighter 1 certification and managerial type skills. The job description is available at the Biron Municipal or the Biron website - www.bironwisconsin.org. under Village services. All schooling fees for firefighters are paid by the Village of Biron. Biron is a Village with a population of 839 and 13.76 local and county roads. Please call 715-423-6580 for more information. Applications are available at the Municipal Center, 451 Kahoun Road, Wis. Rapids, WI 54494 or a resume may be sent to the above listed address.
VILLAGE OF BIRON COMPREHENSIVE PLAN IS AVAILABLE TO REVIEW OR DOWNLOAD UNDER MEETING MINUTES THEN AGENDA.
EDUCATION RESOURSE: www.onlineschools.org/guides/wisconsin. See meeting agenda for a synopsis of this site. Also available is OnlineCourses.com. This is a free resource of open college courses that span from video, audio lectures and notes given by professors at Harvard, Princton and MIT, and several others. This could be a helpful resource for those wishing to look into additional educational topics.
The Village of Biron Board holds regular monthly meetings every second Monday of the month. Please check�the agenda page which will be posted the Friday prior to the board meeting for information on what will be discussed.
THERE IS ALWAYS A CREW MEMBER ON CALL IN CASE OF A ROAD, WATER OR SEWER EMERGENCY - CALL 715-424-4962.
PLEASE CALL 911 FOR A MEDICAL EMERGENCY.