(Seasonal) Park Maintenance Worker - Splash Pad

Milford, MI
Kensington Metropark
Student (College)

PAY RATE:  $14.75 per hour (up to 600 hours per year or 120 days per season).

Eligible part-time employees will receive up to a $3.00 per hour retention bonus for all hours worked from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Additionally, eligible seasonal employees will receive a $0.60 per hour seasonal bonus for all hours worked. For details, click here

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under the direct supervision of the Park Maintenance Supervisor, work activities in this position primarily involve the maintenance of the Aquatic Facility.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The list below is intended to describe the general nature of duties only. Employee shall perform other duties as assigned.

  • Daily inspection, cleaning and maintenance of waterslides, grounds, splash pad, and equipment.
  • Perform multiple daily water samples and testing to maintain water quality per health and state regulations. Adjust water chemical balance, as needed.
  • Troubleshoot problems with pump and chlorination systems.
  • Maintain daily use reports for water and chlorine consumption.
  • Performs grounds maintenance activities including litter clean up, trash removal, grass cutting and trimming, and flower bed maintenance.
  • Perform minor repairs of equipment, facility, fixtures, features, and other items.
  • Assist with seasonal start up and shut down of facility and features.


  • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older and must have a valid driver's license.
  • General math skills including, but not limited to addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and the ability to read measurements.
  • Ability to load, unload and move materials between work locations of 50 lbs. or more.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to get along with co-workers, supervisors, and park visitors.
  • May be required to adjust schedule to meet organizational needs, including special events, evenings, weekends & holidays.
  • Ability to perform essential duties.
  • Aquatic facility maintenance and operation experience preferred
  • Knowledge of pumps, chemicals, water chemistry, & control preferred.


  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of materials, tools, practices and methods of grounds maintenance.


This is a seasonal position beginning April 17 and ending October 15 each year. The hours of work required for this position are as follows:

6:00 AM – 2:00 PM (April 17 – May 29)

9:00 AM – 7:00 PM (May 30 – Sept. 3)

7:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Sept. 4 – Oct. 15)


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