2020 Seasonal Groundskeeper (lite duty)
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Brookfield, IL 60513
Pay rate $12.00 hour. Typical schedule is 20 hours per week. As a seasonal groundskeeper, you will assist in creating Brookfield Zoo’s beautiful picture perfect setting in every season by performing a variety of grounds duties and functions such as general park clean-up, paper picking, recyclables removal, raking, etc. Your friendly demeanor and pleasant smile will contribute to creating an extraordinary guest experience as Groundskeepers work in public areas and may interact with guests to provide general information on park schedules and activities.
Brookfield Zoo’s beautiful park like setting has an amazing 216 acres of meticulously landscaped grounds providing our guests with colorful native plants surrounding Roosevelt Fountain, shrub sculptured animals outlining our formal pool, and entrances decorated with a variety of plants, flowers and trees to welcome our over 2 million guests each year. Our grounds team is also responsible for the Zoo’s wetland exhibit in Dragonfly Marsh, Hamill Family Play Zoo’s sensory garden, and approximately 110 different species of trees and woody plants.