The Tinley Park-Park District is seeking an individual to join our friendly, dedicated, fast paced team within the Parks Department.
Education minimum requirement is a high school graduate or equivalent. A minimum of 2 years experience in grounds maintenance is also required. Park and/or landscape maintenance is a plus. Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain an Illinois Pesticide Operators License within 6 months, as well as CPR Certification and have a clean valid drivers’ license. A mandatory physical, drug screening, and criminal background check are required prior to employment.
The Equipment Operator works under the supervision of the Park Foreman and is responsible for operation of equipment used for mowing, landscaping, snow removal, athletic field maintenance, and other related tasks as they pertain to the care of the Districts Parks and Facilities. This position requires a working knowledge of the operation and use of specialized and heavy motor equipment in general construction and maintenance activities. Basic knowledge of hand tools, carpentry, painting, electrical, and plumbing is required. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to playground inspection and repair, tree, shrub, and turf care, supervision of part time and seasonal employees, some custodial duties, and event set-ups.
This position is for Full-Time employment/40 Hours per week plus Benefits.
Requires flexibility to work some weekends/evenings and overtime as needed is necessary.
Please do not follow up with phone calls or e-mails.
Applications may be obtained at the front desk of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center located at 8125 West 171st Street, Tinley Park, or by visiting our website at www.tinleyparkdistrict.org. Click on General Information, and download the application.
Please submit completed resumes and applications to:
8125 West 171st Street
Tinley Park, Illinois 60477
FRANKFORT PARK DISTRICT
POSITION: BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS FOREPERSON
Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds, the Foreperson is responsible for supervising full time, part time, and seasonal staff as well as performing a variety of special projects, park maintenance, athletic field maintenance, turf maintenance, facility maintenance, horticulture, forestry, custodial and recreation support activities. The Foreperson is on call nights and weekends as needed. This is an at-will position.
QUALIFICATIONS • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in related field with a minimum one (1) year experience in a supervisory role • Must have a valid Driver’s License and a CDL is desirable • Must possess a valid State of Illinois Pesticide Applicator’s License or must have ability to obtain within six (6) months of hiring. • Must possess valid CPSI certification or must have ability to obtain within one (1) year of hiring. • Must be CPR and AED certified within six (6) months of hiring. •Must have strong oral and written communication skills. •Must be competent in the use of Microsoft Office programs including Word.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Employee is responsible for supervising Buildings and Grounds staff by communicating job expectations, coaching duties and responsibilities, performance evaluation, recognition and discipline. •Employee must adhere to the operating philosophies of the District, and adhere to high quality standards. • Employee must organize, prioritize and direct multiple projects, labor and equipment needs. • Employee must demonstrate and support the Park District’s mission statement, vision and core values. • Employee must establish, support and maintain collaborative efforts with internal and external customers and organizations. • Employee must assist in managing overall work plan of park and facility maintenance. • Employee must perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to playground installation, aquatic weed control, pond shoreline renovation, landscape/turf maintenance and installation, athletic field renovation and maintenance, and various facility and site repairs requiring a working knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting, and general construction. • Employee must be able to operate, or learn how to operate, various types of equipment including dump trucks, snow plows, tractor/loaders, skid steer’s, mowers, and numerous small pieces of equipment and tools. • Employee must maintain grounds through litter pickup, recycling and other activities. • Employee is responsible for monitoring the safety, maintenance, and cleanliness of park property. • Employee must adhere to safety policies and procedures as outlined in the safety manual, and will be responsible for conducting monthly park, playground, facility, and equipment inspections. • Employee is responsible for the operation and preventive maintenance of Park District vehicles, tractors, ground equipment, implements, and tools while ensuring it is performed and documented. • Employee must maintain a pro-active approach to safety and risk management. • Employee must perform all job tasks within the rules and policies of the Frankfort Park District. •Employee must bring enthusiasm and a positive attitude to the workplace on a daily basis.
Special Considerations: • Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. • Ability to move from site to site. • Ability to lift, carry and move heavy weight (>50 lbs.) objects. • Exposure to pesticides, exhaust fumes, chemicals, dust, dirt, insect bites and loud noises. • Occasional weekend work required. • Use of assigned office equipment. • Prolonged lifting, stooping, bending, twisting, and climbing for extended periods of time. • Subject to confined space entry if needed • Manual dexterity and strength to operate power-operated equipment/machines. • Must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening.
Frankfort Park District is an equal opportunity employer
SALARY 36,000 - 38,000 DOQ
Competitive benefits package
This position is responsible for administering and performing all aspects of grounds maintenance duties for the Belvidere Park District Parks Department. The Grounds Specialist also assists in the supervision of seasonal and part-time employees.
This is a full-time, year round position. Hours for this position may vary and will include nights, weekends and holidays depending on situations.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
?*Must be 18 years or older.
?*High school diploma or equivalent.
?*Two years’ experience in landscape maintenance work.
?*Must possess or be able to obtain within 6 months an IL Pesticide Applicators License.
?*Valid IL Class A Driver’s License (within 3 months) and good driving record.
?*Knowledge of materials and supplies used in grounds maintenance and repairs.
?*Ability to operate several different types of equipment and tools used in performing grounds maintenance duties.
?*Must frequently lift/ or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/ or move, with assistance more than 80 pounds. Must be able to perform these physical duties with little or no assistance.
?*Ability to work in several environmental extremes, typical with working in the Midwest climate.
?*Ability to work at various heights from below ground level to heights exceeding 60 feet. From a man lift or a ladder.
?*Possess a basic knowledge of computers and the skills to use this tool in the application of data processing and communication. (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook)
?*Ability to assist with supervision of a diverse team of employees to work cooperatively and successfully complete work assignments and projects in a timely manner.
?*Medic First Aid/CPR/AED Certification (or equivalent) is required within 60 days of employment. If you are not already certified, training will be provided.
This is an hourly, non-exempt position that reports to the Assistant Superintendent of Operations. The starting salary range for this position is $15.62 - $16.83 per hour based on experience. This position includes an excellent benefits package.
Please complete an on-line application on our website at www.belviderepark.org by February 28, 2015.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Typical schedule: Tuesday-Saturday, 1:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Employee works weekends and/or holidays when necessary (for example: snow removal season and for special events). The employee shall be considered to be scheduled for “on call” work whenever an operational need arises.. This will require non-traditional work hours.
*Subject to change based on operational need
This is a semi-skilled maintenance position. This position manages the completion of the day?to?day activities, involving the maintenance of the building/facility, equipment and machinery including building lighting systems, plumbing, carpentry, machine servicing, security and overall facility appearance.
• Assists in the performance of preventative maintenance on buildings and facilities, equipiment and related tools scheduled basis.
• Assists in the set-up/break-down of all general use areas, to include tables, chairs, audio-visual equipment and sound equipment. Operates audio-visual and sound equipment as required.
• Provides some custodial tasks for the Recreation Center facility including but not limited to cleaning floors (vinyl and carpet and wood), windows, lavatories, shower/locker facilities, windows; emptying trash; dusting furniture; and arranging for occasional contract cleaning services; e.g., draperies. In outdoor areas, emptying of trash receptacles, cleaning of water fountains and cleaning of outdoor furniture.
• Inspects pool and other facilities (Paddle, Recreation Center and Golf Clubhouse) on a daily and weekly basis, when in season.
• Performs the job safely and in compliance with Park District policies, procedures, work and safety rules.
• Performs basic electrical maintenance to include but not be limited to replacement or repair of fixtures (e.g. wall switches and outlets, incandescent and fluorescent bulbs and tubes, ballast, sockets, fuses, minor appliances, cords, etc.) using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools.
• Performs minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, trenching and laying new lines, replacing drain hoses on washers and similar devices, etc.).
• Performs painting, carpentry and masonry work (e.g. preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles, etc.).
• Prepares the surfaces and paints various structures and equipment (e.g. walls, refrigerators, evaporative coolers, floors, roofs, doors, restroom facilities, etc.) to preserve wood and metal parts from corrosion and maintain a safe, comfortable working environment using various painting equipment and related tools (e.g. sprayers, rollers, brushes, thinners, etc.).
• Performs repairs, modifications and preventative maintenance on buildings and facilities, equipment, fixtures and systems.
• Other duties, as assigned.
• Maintains a clean and organized work environment.
• Attends all meetings when appropriate.
• Plows, shovels, snow blows, brooms and salts to remove ice and snow.
High school diploma or equivalent, with three (3) years’ experience in related field of pool and facility maintenance or any equivalent combination of education, experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
Demonstrated knowledge and skill in facility maintenance, painting, mechanical, plumbing and electrical repair.
Ability to treat public and staff respectfully and in a positive manner.
Must possess the ability to work in a cooperative manner with other departments to provide services to participants.
Must have good oral and written communication skills; ability to work with minimal supervision, to solve problems and produce work on a timely basis.
Perform the job safely and in compliance with Park District policies, procedures, work and safety rules.
Must be able to read, write and speak in English.
Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s license.
For more information and to apply please go to our website at: www.lakebluffparks.org/employment
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Tucked within historic Lake Geneva, Grand Geneva Resort and Spa is one of only five AAA Four-Diamond resorts in Wisconsin. The Grand Geneva is home to two championship golf courses, WELL Spa and fitness center, Water Park, Mountain Top ski park, award-winning restaurants, and 1300 acres of picturesque grounds.
When you join the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa as an associate, you join a team of enthusiastic hospitality professionals dedicated to maintaining the finest in service and quality.
Will you be the newest member of our Waterpark team?
To provide a safe, clean, family fun activity center to guests of the hotel. Provide leadership and direction to the Waterpark and Activities teams.
•Direct and delegate all aspects of administrative duties related to staff and park operations including: •Recruit, interview, hire, and train all Waterpark team members.
•Scheduling of all Waterpark employees.
•Submit time card edits and submit to payroll in a timely fashion.
•Track all attendance documentation and submit to Human Resources.
•Disciplinary action as needed.
•Coach, mentor Waterpark associates on a daily basis, enforce
•Maintain training records of all certifications for various positions.
•Monitor all equipment within the areas of responsibility and work closely with Engineering department and outside vendors to ensure timely and proper maintenance of all equipment.
•Coordinate with proper authorities all appropriate records to facilitate the preparation of local, state, and federal reports, including all safety checks and reports.
•Oversee the safety and sanitation of the waterpark and ensure compliance to all local, state, and federal laws.
•Daily payroll responsibilities for all associates within areas of responsibility. Perform Manager on Duty shifts as assigned.
•Promotion of a safe and professional workplace through adhering to policies and procedures as outlined in the by the Marcus Corporation, Grand Geneva and the Timber Ridge Lodge.
•Oversee in maintaining the Waterpark as related to orderliness, cleanliness, and safety.
•Administrate and ensure enforcement of all Waterpark’s Rules and Regulations.
•Implement and update the Emergency Action Plans and schedule emergency practice drills.
•Coordinate with operations contractor all water quality concerns including, but not limited to testing water, recording test results, addition of chemicals, and customer comments.
•Coordinate and communicate the closing of the Waterpark due to unforeseen circumstances such as broken glass, fecal contamination and water clarity.
•Attend workshops/meetings held for the purpose of enhancing the operation of the Aquatic Center and/or hotel.
•Assume responsibility for community relations, including communication with staff, other hotel departments, guests, and visitors.
•Administer and coordinates emergency first aid as necessary.
•Provides surveillance of swimmers and guests during park hours and special events.
•Responds to emergency situation.
•Responsible for an on-going evaluation of lifeguard staff through VAT, observations and scenario training.
•Handles and communicates daily with guests on a one-on-one basis in a professional, courteous manner.
•Coordinates reports and information regarding accidents involving guests and water related activities.
•Discuss staff, training programs, recommendations and employees with management.
•Performs other duties as assigned and assists other departments as needed.
•Bachelor's degree in recreation, business administration or closely related field, or equivalent experience.
•Exceptional verbal and written communications.
•Minimum of 5 years of experience in a position of supervising 30+ aquatic team members.
•Thorough knowledge of Waterpark Management including the following: •Knowledge of and Certification in Aquatics.
•Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
•Lifeguard Instructor, American Red Cross or Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Instructor License.
•American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.
•Extensive knowledge of local fire codes and regulations relating Water
•Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger, collect accurate information and resolve conflicts.
•Park when treated as public space under the fire codes.
•Thorough knowledge of hotel and meeting related services available to clients.
•Considerable skill to compose professional documents such as memos, proposals and safety related documents.
•Considerable ability to read the English language sufficient to effectively analyze reports, forms, memos, in-house and third party correspondence.
•Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
•Punctuality and regular reliable attendance.
•Must have a professional appearance and maintain grooming standards.
•Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as the Waterpark is open 360 days a year. Most hours will be evenings and weekends, but candidate must be willing to work a variable schedule to ensure proper operation of the facility.
This position reports directly to the Resort General Manager
•Discounts at Marcus Hotels & Theaters.
•Resort Discounts at Grand Geneva Resort including golf, ski, spa, restaurant, and event catering.
•Free Associate shift meal.
•Ability to transfer and promote within company.
•Comprehensive insurance and benefits package for full time employees including medical, dental, vision, 401k, vacation and holiday pay.
For each position we require at least two positive verifiable references, a stable work history verified by a background check, a positive attitude, a willingness to be a team player and the ability to work weekends and holidays.
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.
Note: This document describes the general nature and level of work required of people in the job. It is not intended to be an all-encompassing list of responsibilities, duties, and skills.