Job Description for Parks Maintenance Summer Help

Position Announcement
Position Information
Job Title:
Parks Maintenance Summer Help
Full-time/Part-time:
Seasonal
Wage and Salary:
$11.00/hour
Application review will begin:
May 14, 2021
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

Jefferson County is home to 21 county owned parks and several trails, spread-out through the County’s 373,000 acres, for the public to enjoy as our Parks Department strives to preserve natural resources for public use and conservation. The Parks department operates and maintains a parks system with resource oriented recreation, trails, and special use parks. They also expand the parks system for environmental and land use benefits, as well as, for the health and enjoyment of Jefferson County residents and others. 

In order to maintain high quality parks, the department is looking to hire a summer worker that is experienced, dedicated, and passionate about our Parks system to assist with the below tasks:

  • Operating vehicles and powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, electric clippers, sod cutters, and pruning saws
  • Caring for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, trimming, and edging around flower beds, walks, and walls
  • Mixing, spraying, and spreading fertilizers, herbicides, and/or insecticides on grass, shrubs, and trees
  • Completing general service on equipment including sharpening, greasing, oil changes, and general repairs and replacements
  • Providing proper upkeep of sidewalks, driveways, parking lots, fountains, planters, and other grounds features.
  • Providing janitorial services in all county parks shelters, restrooms, and buildings.

Starting Wage: $11/hour; 40+ hours/week; mid-May through mid-August

Qualifications:

Qualifications we are looking for:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with some building and grounds maintenance experience including driving, trucks, trailers, and operating equipment
  • Valid Wisconsin driver’s license, required
  • One to two years related experience and/or training, preferred.

 

Applications will be accepted as long as position is posted. However, initial review of applicants will begin May 14, 2021.

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

Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer