Parks Caretaker I

Job Details

  • Date Posted: April 26, 2023
  • Location: Appleton, Wisconsin
  • Company: Outagamie County
  • Salary: $19.17 an hour
  • Housing Offered: $19.17 an hour

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  • Appleton, Wisconsin
  • $19.17 an hour

Outagamie County

The following duties are normal responsibilities of this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Cuts grass, trims trees and shrubs, and performs other horticultural tasks. Performs landscaping duties including, planting, removal of trees and shrubs and laying sod.
  • Monitors Park System, examining and fixing any doors, windows, fencing and gates to ensure they are secure. Enforce park rules and ordinances as necessary.
  • Builds and paints picnic tables and benches. Repairs or replaces signs as directed. Paints facilities, equipment and buildings as needed.
  • Facilitates shelter reservations at Plamann Park on both weeknights and weekends. Issues equipment rentals and alcohol permits as well as cleaning building, shelters and restrooms after use.
  • Provides exemplary customer service and actively participates in maintaining a positive customer service environment.
  • Assists with the Children’s Farm; feeding, cleaning, periodically checking the animals and locking the farm at close.
  • Aids in the installation and maintenance of fencing, drain tile, culverts, playground equipment, park benches, picnic tables and other park equipment.
  • Keeps park road, walkways, office entrance and parking areas free from snow and ice.
  • Prepares buildings for seasonal use, checks and performs minor maintenance on plumbing and electrical as well as equipment repairs or general maintenance of equipment.
  • Maintains and cleans buildings, restrooms, grounds and assists in the upkeep of all recreation fields as requested or assigned.
  • Performs preventative maintenance, troubleshoots and makes repairs on motorized equipment, machinery, buildings/HVAC systems and other park facilities.
  • Installs, constructs and maintains signs, piers, docks, and small bridges as well as assists in their removal in non-use seasons.
  • Implements Department and County goals, objectives, and policies; maintains performance standards.
  • Retains regular and predictable attendance, works overtime/extra hours as required. Prepares and completes reports as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.