Zoo EVS Worker (Custodial) – Full Time

10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA ● Milwaukee, WI, USA Req #1777
Tuesday, June 18, 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!

Zoo EVS Worker (Custodial) – Full Time

Hourly Pay Range - $17.10 - $ $19.05


Closing Time: 06/25/2024 @ 10:59 pm or upon receiving 50 applications


Job Summary: Perform cleaning duties, floor finishing in Zoo buildings and grounds.  Set up and break down of furniture for internal and external events in the Zoo’s rental areas.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Cleaning - Work as a team member or independently to perform a variety of cleaning duties in public and office areas at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Items include but are not limited to: restocking, empty trash, cleaning bathrooms, windows ledges stairways, railings, furniture, signs, play equipment, etc.
  • Set up and break down for events - Follow work orders to set up chairs, tables, risers, stages and podiums for internal and external events held at the Zoo.  Ensure the space meets the needs of the customer as outlined in the work order.
  • Maintain Floors - To sweep, mop, wax and buff all hard surface floors.  Vacuum and extract carpeted floors.
  • Training - Train seasonal Zoo Workers how to correctly use equipment, how to clean, what to clean and what products to use.
  • Assist with locking and opening doors - Lock buildings on second shift, unlock doors as needed on day shift.  May be asked to assist the Night Keeper in emergencies.
  • Snow Removal - May be asked to assist the Grounds department with snow removal and salting walks.
  • Ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Education, License/Certification and Experience

  • Current resident of WI
  • High School Diploma
  • Valid WI Driver’s License
  • At least One (1) year or more of institutional cleaning experience is preferred.
  • Previous work experience in janitorial, custodial or housekeeping roles preferred.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a group.  Must be able to follow directions and written instructions.
  • Institutional cleaning experience preferred but will train.



Note: This Original Examination is open to current residents of the State of Wisconsin. 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.



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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 15 - Other
  • Job Function 8 Service-Maintenance
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 10001 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
  • Milwaukee, WI, USA