Park Caretaker

Fond du Lac is a beautiful and thriving community of 44,678 located at the foot of Lake Winnebago. Fond du Lac is a great place to live and work and its recreational opportunities are second-to-none. In addition, Fond du Lac is only an hour away from Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Madison and all those communities have to offer.

The City of Fond du Lac Department of Public Works is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Park Caretaker within the Parks & Forestry Division. The position is under general supervision to perform maintenance work on buildings and grounds and equipment assigned to the Parks Division, and to perform related work within the Department of Public Works as required.

Graduation from high school or equivalent along with previous experience in building and grounds maintenance including plumbing, carpentry, etc. is required; prefer CPR and First Aid training.

Special requirements include: possession of a valid Wisconsin Commercial Driver’s License with B, C, D and Endorsement N, air brakes required; and Chain saw safety certification preferred.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including paid time off; health, life, dental, and vision insurance; long-term disability; 457 and Roth retirement plans; and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. This continues to be one of the best-funded public employee retirement systems in the country. The financial strength of the WRS is attributable to its unique plan design, funding discipline, strong governance, and the effective investment strategies of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board.

Starting hourly wage is $20.16 – $21.31 based upon knowledge, skills, and abilities with potential to receive annual COLA and step increases pending City Council approval of budgets.

Please submit a completed application, or a detailed resume and cover letter describing your interest and experience as it relates directly to this position to Jackie Braatz (

Applications available here. Job is open until filled.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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