Be a Locktender!

Join our team be part of the living history of the Fox River Locks! We are seeking qualified individuals to work as locktenders for the 2020 summer season. Flexible hours and you get to work on the only hand-operated, fully-restored lock system in the nation. Lock locations are from DePere to Appleton.

At left, Brothers Alex (left) & James Mueller (right) stopped in to visit their friendly lock tenders, who also happen to be their teachers at St. Francis Xavier Middle School. Bill Van Nuland and Brian McKinnon might have the best summer job–tending the Appleton locks–AND giving their students a look at “how they spent their summer vacation!” Photo courtesy of Wendy Mueller

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Lock Tender Job Description

Employment Application

Be part of the living history of the Fox Locks system when you work for us! Just as they did 150 years ago, lock tenders open the gates of the giant locks to allow navigation of the Fox River. Spend a summer with the only fully restored, hand-operated lock system in the nation!

We are an equal opportunity employer.

 

Employment Application

Applicant Information

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Our operational year typically runs May to October. Each year we look for new staff members that are willing to work summer week and weekend
hours. Most positions include 6, 8, 10 hour shifts – Friday, Saturday and Sunday with one weekend off per month.

Are you a citizen of the United States?
If no, are you authorized to work in the U.S.?
Are you at least 16 years of age?
Some positions required a valid driver's license, do you have a valid Driver's License?
Have you ever worked for this company?
Have you ever been convicted of a felony?

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Disclaimer and Signature

I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
If this application leads to employment, I understand that false or misleading information in my application or interview may result in my release.
I understand that employment with the Fox River Navigational System Authority is at-will, meaning that I or the Authority may terminate my employment at any time, for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law.
I authorize the Authority to conduct a thorough background investigation of my work and personal history. I hearby release the Authority, and its representatives, from any liability that might result from such an investigation. I authorize all individuals, schools, and firms named to provide any requested information and release them from all liability for providing the requested information.
I understand that the Authority may require the successful completion of a drug and/or alcohol test in addition to future random testing as a condition of employment.
I understand this application will be active for a period of 90 days; after that time, if I wish to be considered for employment, I must submit a new application.
The Fox River Navigational System Authority is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.