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Airport Grounds Worker Seasonal

Posting Date:  June 3, 2021
Position Type:  Full - Time, Hourly

Department:  5040 - Airport

Compensation Range:   $14.28 per hourly
Closing Date:  Open until filled.

JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs maintenance to Airport grounds and properties; operates motorized vehicles to include pickup trucks with trailers, riding, mowers, weed eaters and leaf blowers; mows and trims grass on Airport Grounds and outlying properties owned by the Airport; picks up litter and sweeps pavements; maintains flower beds; plants, cultivates, pulls weeds and fertilizes; and to perform such other duties as may be assigned.


·       Operate motorized vehicles, including pickup trucks with trailers, riding mowers, weed eaters and leaf blowers.

·       Mow and trim grass on Airport grounds and outlying properties owned by the Airport.

·       Pick litter and sweep pavements.

·       Maintain flower beds.

·       Maintain flower beds, plant, cultivate, pull weed and fertilize.

Minimum Qualifications

·       Possession of a High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required

·       Possession of a valid Wisconsin Driver’s license at time of application    and maintained during incumbency is required

·       Some grounds maintenance experience is required.

·       Ability to lift/carry up to 60 lbs. and push/pull up to 60Ibs. is required.

NOTE:  Appointee must obtain a Class 2 Airport Driver’s License with two weeks of appointment and maintain during incumbency.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of equipment operation, knowledge of grounds keeping, planting and pruning methods; knowledge of basic building and landscaping techniques; knowledge of the safe methods of herbicide application; knowledge of proper 2-way radio communication and operations; and ability to work effectively and harmoniously with skilled trades people.



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.

Milwaukee County offers a comprehensive blend of benefits designed to make your life better both inside and outside of the workplace. Milwaukee County conducts job related criminal background checks and pre-employment screenings.

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Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. 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.