Temporary Public Service Worker - Parks

The City of Wayzata is now accepting employment applications for two (2) Temporary Full-Time Six Month Public Service Worker-Parks.

Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants. Wayzata’s business districts and residential neighborhoods provide a significant tax base for this unique small town community.

General Duties

Performs a variety of skilled and unskilled tasks associated with the day-to-day maintenance of parks, beaches, athletic fields, public grounds, play structures, trails, recreation sites, park structures and associated amenities.  Operates a wide range of motorized and non-motorized equipment and tools; performs inspection and maintenance on tools and equipment that is assigned; performs a variety of snow plowing tasks, operation of light and heavy equipment and other equipment as necessary, assists other departments when assigned; and performs a variety of maintenance tasks associated with the day to day operations. 

40 hours per week Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, evening and weekends may occur.  Scheduled work runs from April/May through August/September.

Minimum Requirements

Possession of valid driver's license and good driving record; light to heavy physical labor with ability to lift/carry up to 50 pounds.   


For complete information on the position, please see the attached job description. The 2018 salary range is $10.80 to $14.00 per hour, depending on qualifications and this position is not benefits eligible.   

Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  Review of applications begin on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

All submissions require a completed city application.  Direct correspondence to: City of Wayzata, Human Resources, 600 Rice Street East, Wayzata, MN  55391 or jkaufman@wayzata.org.