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Environmental Services Worker (Seasonal)

Posting Date: June 7, 2021
Position Type: Seasonal, Hourly

Department: Zoo

Compensation Range: $9.26 - $17.15/hr
Closing Date: Open until filled.

Job Summary: Performs custodial and cleaning duties. Assists with party set up and break down at the Milwaukee County Zoo.


Job Responsibilities

·    Cleaning - Performs a variety of cleaning duties. Will be responsible for the custodial work in assigned areas. Requisitions and issues cleaning supplies and materials. Checks and reports on needed repairs.

·    Maintaining - Mops, scrubs, waxes, and polishes floors.  Washes walls, windows, woodwork and equipment.  Collects and disposes of all types of rubbish and trash.

·    Sets Up and Break Down – Sets up and breaks down tables, chairs, risers, stages, and podiums used at public and private events held at the Zoo.  Follows blueprints or instructions from event coordinators. Interacts with staff and visitors to allow for a successful and pleasurable event.

·    Miscellaneous - Assists other departments and staff with their duties. Provides information, directions and lends assistance to Zoo visitors.

·    Ability to safely and properly operate: pickup trucks, golf carts, and cleaning equipment.

·    Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.; ability to push and pull up to 100 lbs.

·    Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Required Education, License/Certification and Experience

·    Eligible applicants must be at least 16 years of age or older upon application

·    Basic knowledge of all related computer and software applications, such as word processing and spreadsheets (Microsoft Word and Excel) required

·    Valid Driver’s License preferred

·    Previous work experience in janitorial, custodial or housekeeping roles preferred




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Note: This Original Examination is open to all qualified candidates authorized to work in the United States. The selection process will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods.

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.