19600 75th St, Bristol, WI 53104, USA Req #830
Thursday, May 23, 2024

Thank you for your interest in employment with Kenosha County!




If you are a hardworking and self-motivating individual who enjoys the outdoors and can assist in the maintenance of the County Parks – this could be the job for you!


The Kenosha County Division of Parks is seeking a full-time Maintenance Worker who will be responsible for maintaining clean and orderly parks.  Under general supervision, the Parks Maintenance Worker is responsible for assisting with the upkeep of our quality parks and recreational amenities and will consistently act in a manner that earns and merits the respect and confidence of patrons.


Kenosha County is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and is an

Equal Opportunity Employer.


2024 Hiring Range:  $20.31 - $23.08 per hour


Work Schedule

  • Full-time, year-round position
  • Normal work hours are Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Expected to work weekends as needed
  • Some holidays and special events required; occasional second shift hours may be required for special event staffing


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Mow and maintain turf in parks and athletic fields
  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on small and midsize equipment
  • Operate all vehicles and equipment as assigned
  • Perform general maintenance of buildings, park grounds, flower beds, athletic fields, parkways, playgrounds, and dog parks
  • Assist in forestry operations, including tree removal and pruning
  • Haul and transport equipment
  • Apply herbicides and pesticides
  • Remove snow – plow and shovel
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned


Success Factors

  • Knowledge of general maintenance work with the most efficient utilization of equipment
  • Knowledge of the operation of construction and grounds equipment
  • Knowledge of the use of small hand tools and cleaning equipment
  • Knowledge of safety precautions and procedures applicable to maintenance equipment
  • Ability to accept, understand, and follow written and/or verbal instruction
  • Ability to work with limited oversight on projects and daily assignments
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to work independently to meet deadlines
  • Ability to perform outdoor semi-skilled and skilled tasks related to grounds and facilities maintenance
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with the public, employees, and others, using effective communication skills
  • Ability to work respectfully in a diverse and inclusive environment


Job Requirements, Education, Training and Experience

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • One year of work experience in maintenance of any of the following: parks, facilities, roadways, construction, or golf course

Licenses and Certifications

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and maintain during incumbency, with acceptable driving record
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B (no air brake restriction) preferred
  • Current Wisconsin Commercial Pesticide Applicator: Turf and Landscape certification preferred


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Requires full range of physical movement – bending, reaching, lifting, etc.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds


Work Environment

  • Must be able to work outside in any weather conditions, including temperature extremes



  • Health, dental and vision insurance effective first of month following 30 days of employment with the ability to reduce premium contribution through participation in a wellness program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Retirement Plan:  Participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System which includes county-paid life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance


Selection Process

  • Application Review - Qualifying
  • Oral Interview - Qualifying
  • Background Check - Qualifying
  • Physical Examination/Drug Screen – Qualifying


If you require accommodations at any point in the selection process because of a disability, please notify Human Resources in advance for arrangements.


Applications must be submitted no later than Thursday, June 13, 2024.


To learn more about the Parks Division, please visit:


Kenosha County is a Wisconsin Retirement System participating employer.  Your participation is required, which includes an employee contribution.


The pay grade for this position is NE6 (Min. $20.31 – Max. $25.85).


This position is located in Kenosha County, a growing community along the shores of Lake Michigan and less than an hour away from Milwaukee and Chicago.  To see why Kenosha County is a great place to live, work, and play, visit:


Thank you for your interest in employment with Kenosha County!


Kenosha County is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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