Milwaukee County Parks
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Milwaukee County Parks Seeking Over 500 For Summer Jobs In The Parks

 

By - Apr 2nd, 2021 06:44 am

MILWAUKEE – Over 500 seasonal positions at beer gardens, golf courses and botanical gardens are currently available with Milwaukee County Parks.

Positions include golf starters, forestry and horticultural staff, concessions staff at pools and golf courses and beer garden staff at South Shore Terrace, Whitnall Beer Garden, the Vine Humboldt and the Traveling Beer Gardens. Most seasonal positions pay between $8 – $11.83, and many roles are available for evenings and weekends. Seasonal supervisor positions pay between $16 – $18 an hour.

Around 300 strong swimmers are also needed for summer lifeguard positions at beaches, pools and aquatic parks. To be considered for a lifeguard position, candidates must attend a free training session at Pulaski Pool (2701 S. 16th St.) and must be able to swim 100 meters in less than 1 min. 45 sec. No pre-registration is necessary. Lifeguards must be at least 16 years old by July 2021 and be in good physical condition. Lifeguard pay is $12.69 – $14.74 an hour with head guard pay ranging from $16.97 – $19.07 per hour.

Guy Smith, Executive Director of Milwaukee County Parks, said “the seasonal positions within parks are vital to our summer operations. We rely on these roles to be able to maintain our parks, open pools and beer gardens and help keep our botanical gardens blooming.”

Several full-time positions at Milwaukee County Parks are also currently open, including Civil Engineer, Heating & Ventilation Specialist, Budget Manager, Metal Fabricator/Ironworker Supervisor, and a Horticulturalist supervisor role.

Applications for all positions can be completed online on the County’s job portal

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