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Dodge County Parks

Interested in Working for Dodge County Parks?

Dodge County Parks is seeking individuals who may be interested in becoming a candidate to fill seasonal (April-Oct) attendant, caretaker and volunteer camp host positions if/when they become vacant in 2019 or future years. Dodge County operates five parks and numerous miles of recreational trails located at various vantage points throughout the County. Dodge County Parks & Trails provides camping, hiking, canoeing/kayaking and many other outdoor recreational activities.  For more information about Dodge County Parks & Trails you can visit our website at www.dodgeparks.com.   

Park Attendant (Astico and Derge): Serves as primary customer contact for day-to-day campground and park operations by processing camping/shelter rentals, assisting park visitors, collecting and processing fees, and providing light maintenance/janitorial services for park buildings. Camping, customer service, general office experience preferred.
2019 Rate: $12.50/hr (750-1184 hours per season depending on location)

Park Caretaker (Derge and Ledge) or Trail Caretaker: Provides primary park grounds, building and equipment maintenance and repairs, including mowing, clearing trails, tree trimming/cutting, wood splitting, etc.  General grounds maintenance and equipment maintenance/operation experience required.  Proficient chain saw operation preferred.   
2019 Rate: $12.25/hr (750-1184 hours per season depending on location)           

Camp Host:  Volunteer camper who resides in County Park for a contracted period of time during the camping season.  The Host provides hospitality and information to other campers and park visitors and supplements staff coverage and maintenance of the Park, in exchange for a free campsite and firewood. Preferred term of service shall run a minimum of 8 weeks, shorter terms and work hours may be considered as necessary.    

Individuals who are interested in being placed on a waiting list for future consideration in a seasonal or volunteer position should submit a letter of interest or resume indicating the position of interest, background information including any past or current work in parks/recreation or similar positions, preferred park/location, and schedule availability. Letters of interest or resume should be returned to Dodge County Parks & Trails, 127 E. Oak St., Juneau, WI 53039. Any questions, feel free to contact the Dodge County Parks & Trails office at (920) 386-3700 x1.