Park Worker - Central Region (Seasonal)

Milwaukee, WI, USA Req #1545
Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Interested in joining Milwaukee County? Milwaukee County is searching for authentic people who are out to change the game and bring their whole selves to work every day.


Milwaukee County oversees operations from our Airport, Behavioral Health, Child Support Enforcement, Combined Court Operations, Sheriffs Department, Community Reintegration Center, Human Services, Parks, Public Safety, Public Works, Fleet Operations, Transportation, and at the Zoo. Our departments are also dedicated to our Seniors in the Department on Aging, those with Disabilities, and Veterans Affairs. Our employees also remain committed to serve the cultural, human, recreational and social needs of the entire community.

Milwaukee County offers a wide variety of interesting jobs for people who want to make a difference in our community. Milwaukee County provides a competitive benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  If disability related accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.

We are searching for Changemakers to come and join our team and discover our diverse and versatile community of independent spirits and unique talents, we are redefining the way you think about Milwaukee County!

Park Worker – Central Region

Parks Regional Map
Seasonal, Hourly
$9.68 - $16.25/hr 


Parks Equity Statement

Milwaukee County Parks is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse work force that is demographically and racially representative of Milwaukee County residents. Milwaukee County Parks leadership is committed to honoring diverse experiences, perspectives, and unique identities, while fostering work environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

Park Worker I: Under general supervision, to monitor and assist at wading pools; to perform general operations related duties; to perform general maintenance at buildings, on park grounds, athletic fields, parkways, and swimming pools; to assist with building rentals and athletic field preparations, to maintain green infrastructure, to assist with pavilion and shelter rentals. Performance of other duties may be assigned.


Park Worker II: Under general supervision, to perform general maintenance of buildings and park grounds; to assist with building rentals and athletic field preparations, to assist Forestry Workers in the pruning and planting of trees and shrubs; and to operate light singular motor vehicles as needed including hauling; to answer phones and assist clerical staff, and to conduct evening polling. Performance of other duties may be assigned.


Park Worker III: Under general supervision, to operate and maintain park wading pools; to assist with building rentals and athletic field preparations, to perform unskilled and semi-skilled labor; to perform routine customer service-related duties; to perform patrol functions for security and public safety; and to operate light singular motor vehicles as needed including hauling. Performance of other duties may be assigned. A valid Wisconsin Driver’s License is required at time of appointment and maintained during incumbency.


  • Applicants must be 16 years of age at time of application


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to accept, understand and follow written and/or verbal instruction; ability to observe safety precautions; ability to complete forms and records, and cash transactions; ability to distribute supplies and merchandise; ability to handle small hand tools and cleaning equipment; ability to perform in-door and out-door unskilled tasks related to the grooming and up-keep of parks grounds or buildings or the operation of park activity; ability to work effectively and harmoniously with the public, employees and others.



Note: This Original Examination is open to all qualified applicants authorized to work in the United States. In accordance with Rule III section 11 of the Civil Service Rules a non-competitive examination will be held for this position. The non-competitive examination will consist of a review of candidate materials, education and related experience.

Milwaukee County is committed to fostering an equitable working environment, free from discrimination and harassment, on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy related condition, national origin, age, disability, FMLA status, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other category or status that is now or in the future protected by federal, state, and local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.

Other details

  • Job Family 6 - Natural Resources/Parks and Recreation
  • Job Function 8 Service-Maintenance
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Min Hiring Rate $9.68
  • Max Hiring Rate $16.25
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  • Milwaukee, WI, USA