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The  Grounds Team

The Grounds Team is a diverse group that includes gardeners, lead gardeners, laborers and equipment operators. This team is responsible for maintenance of our property, including Water Works Park – one of the largest inner city parks in America.

What it’s Like to Work in Grounds at DMWW

The grounds maintenance team does much of their work outdoors in Iowa's extreme weather. The team is responsible for snow removal in winter.  Spring and summer are busy times mowing and planting and maintaining flowers and trees in Water Works Park.

Are You Eager for a Career in Grounds at DMWW?

Typically, new members of the department begin their careers as  grounds laborers, equipment operators, or support in other roles. Advancement opportunities are available for knowledgeable and hardworking team members.

Des Moines Water Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer. DMWW  does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. If you need any accommodations during the selection process because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department at (515)-283-8700 and we will provide appropriate accommodations. 

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