LTE County Parks Maintenance Crew II

Dane County Land and Water Resources Department

The Dane County Land and Water Resources Department (LWRD) is currently recruiting for limited term employment (LTE) positions. This recruitment will be used to fill multiple LTE County Parks Maintenance Crew II positions. Applicants must possess a valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL) in order to qualify. LTEs are limited to 1,200 hours in a payroll year and are not guaranteed any hours per week.

Initial review of applications and/or job offers will begin in March. For more information on park positions please contact Joleen Stinson, Dane County Parks Division 608-422-0657.

$17.85 Hourly
Madison, WI
Job Type
Limited Term Employee
Land and Water Resources
Job Number

As an employer, we strive to provide a work environment where diversity and differing opinions are valued, creativity is encouraged, continuous learning and improvement are fostered, teamwork and open/honest communication are encouraged, and meeting customer needs through quality service is a shared goal. All employees must be able to demonstrate multicultural competence – the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women, racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Under the direct supervision of the Parks Operations Manager and general supervision from the full-time crew members, incumbents in this classification perform a variety of grounds and facility maintenance tasks at Dane County Parks.

Duties include grounds maintenance, such as mowing, string trimming, tree trimming, planting and mulching, trail maintenance and snow removal. Duties also include facility repair and maintenance such as cleaning, washing, painting and assisting with building repairs. Operate and maintain commercial type mowers, trimmers, light and heavy-duty vehicles and trailers, skid-steers and larger loaders. Provide information and assistance to the public when approached in the field. Work schedule may require evening and weekend hours April – October.

Education, Experience & Special Requirements
Education, Training and Experience:
Applicants must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.

Special Requirements:
Applicants must possess a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Applicants requiring a CDL must pass drug/alcohol testing after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Everyone who has a CDL must be registered in the US Department of Transportation’s Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. Registration is available at Completion of the Wisconsin ATV/OHM Safety Course preferred.

Physical and Environmental Work Requirements:
Ability to routinely lift up to fifty (50) pounds unassisted. Ability to do manual labor, including repetitive lifting, bending, reaching, kneeling and squatting. Ability to string trim for four (4) hours at a time. Work will be primarily outdoors in varying terrains in harsh temperature conditions.

Background Check Statement:
Some positions may require a criminal background check which can include fingerprinting due to the nature of the job’s responsibilities. Wisconsin’s Fair Employment Law, s. 111.31 – 111.395, Wis. Stats., prohibits discrimination because of an arrest or conviction record. However, Dane County may disqualify an applicant if the position’s responsibilities are substantially related to the applicant’s criminal history (e.g., the nature of the crime and its relationship to the position, whether hiring, transferring or promoting an applicant would pose an unreasonable risk to the business, its employees, customers and vendors, etc.). Management reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to operate and maintain a variety of equipment and tools that includes light and heavy duty vehicles and trailers, skid-steer and larger loaders, large driving mowers and various hand and power tools, including chainsaws. Ability to communicate tactfully with the public. Ability to work independently from oral and written directions.

Dane County
210 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Room 418

Madison, Wisconsin, 53703
(608) 266-4125

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