Job Description for Parks Building/Grounds Worker I (6 Months)

Position Announcement
Position Information
Job Title:
Parks Building/Grounds Worker I (6 Months)
6 Months/Year
Wage and Salary:
Application review will begin:
March 12, 2021
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

Jefferson County is home to 22 county owned parks and several multi-use trails spread-out through the County for the public to enjoy.   The Jefferson County Parks Department strives to preserve natural resources for public use and conservation as well as promote the health and wellness of our communities. We operate and maintains a parks system with resource-oriented recreation, trails, and special use parks. We also manage the grounds keeping and grounds improvements for the county’s multiple buildings and campuses.    

In order to maintain a high standard of operation, the department is looking to hire a Building & Grounds Worker that is experienced, dedicated, and passionate about our Parks system and can be successful in completing the below key tasks:

  • Operating vehicles and/or powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, or pruning saws
  • Cleaning and maintaining buildings, restrooms, and grounds
  • Assembling, installing, and inspecting outdoor equipment including playground equipment, picnic tables, park shelters, and other park amenities
  • Assisting with park development construction, carpentry and masonry projects, and performing woodworking and sign building tasks.
  • Monitoring building and ground premises for safety of occupants, visitors, and employees

Starting Wage: $15.59/hour; 40+ hours/week April through October


Qualifications we are looking for:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • At least 18 years of age
  • One to two years’ experience and/or training, preferred.


Applications will be accepted as long as position is posted, however, initial review of applicants will begin: March 12, 2021.

Application and position details are available at or Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI  53549.

Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer