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 $20-$25 per hour based on experience.

Job Summary: The Building Foreman will supervise, schedule and assign work to be performed for all Park District facilities and playground maintenance. This position will also assist in the coordination of skilled trades and sub-contractors conducting work of the district’s behalf .

Hours: This position requires a minimum of 40 hour per week. The primary hours for this position will be 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. However, a combination of daytime, evening and weekend hours may be required when the need exists.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties: *Plan, organize, direct and supervise the work of the Parks Department buildings employees. *Recruit, select, train, supervise and evaluate staff. Maintains district as well as state and federal employment policies and procedures. *Exercise direct supervision over Maintenance Specialist, custodians and seasonal staff. *Prepares training manuals for area of responsibility. *Partners with Superintendent of Human Resources to outline steps for coaching a proper documentation for employees with performance and/or behavior issues. *Assigns daily work schedules and assigns tasks to appropriate staff to meet deadlines in a timely manner. *Conducts scheduled documented inspections of Park District facilities and amenities. *Assist in preparing annual maintenance budget. Oversee the expenditure and accounting of funds within area of responsibility. Monitor budget expenditures. *Plans, researches, calculate and secure approval and the appropriate materials and supplies for specific projects. *Assist in projecting future needs for equipment, materials and supplies. *Oversees and implements a preventative maintenance program in relation to mechanical systems and pool processing equipment. *Assures that tools and equipment are properly maintained and kept in proper working order. *Coordinates and oversee the management of all keys and controlled access by employees. Ensures log book is kept up to date and is responsible for maintaining access security. *Provides necessary supervision, direction and assistance to crews at work sites. *Prepares and maintains daily, monthly, and annual reports and records as assigned. *Conduct consistent meetings and training with staff including, but not limited to, safety/emergency procedures, standard operating procedures, behavior management, and customer service . *Maintains staff records for certifications and trainings . *Develop and submit a detailed list of goals and objectives annually. *Attend pertinent departmental/park district meetings and in-house training sessions. *Participate as a team member to assist and improve the overall services to the community. *Maintain a neat and orderly work environment. *Participate in professional committees, conferences, workshops and classes to improve knowledge of job responsibilities and skills with supervisor approval. *Adhere to all organizational policies and procedures as designated by the district. Ensures compliance within state and federal regulations. *Actively support the safety policies and related programs including following safety rules, proper training , first-aid procedures, and reporting accidents & injuries when necessary. *Follow payroll procedures as designated by the district. *Consistent on-time attendance. *Performs other work-related duties and functions as assigned.

Education, Experience and Training: *High school diploma or equivalent required. *Associates degree in Parks and Recreation or closely related field or equivalent vocational/technical training required. *Two (2) to Five (5) years of direct experience in work related to park maintenance, at least two (2) of which was in a supervisory role.  Or, any equivalent combination of education, experience and training. *Valid Illinois Class A CDL driver’s license (or obtain within 3 months) and good driving record are required. *Hands on experience working with equipment and supplies used to perform minor maintenance repairs. *Must possess or be able to obtain within six (6) months a Aquatics Facility Certified Pool Operators certification. *Must possess or be able to obtain with in twelve (12) months a Certified Playground Safety Inspector certification. *Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age. *Medic First Aid/CPR/AED Certification (or the equivalent) is required within 30 days of hire date. If you are not already certified, training will be provided. *Successful criminal background check. *Knowledge, Abilities and Skills Required: *Basic knowledge of principles relating to HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems. *Considerable knowledge of equipment, materials, and supplies used in building maintenance. *Ability to operate power tools both portable and fixed. *Ability to operate construction machinery such as a skid steer and tractors. *Ability to work unsupervised. *Ability to read an interpret basic maps and blueprints *Aptitude to use a computer for e-mail and accessing the internet. *Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, a plus .
*Ability to apply good judgement and practical knowledge to resolve unusual or irregular problems in the area of work assigned. *Ability to communicate effectively within various settings, from one-on-one to group configurations. *Must demonstrate strong leadership skills to supervise a diverse team of employees to successfully complete work assignments in a timely manner. *Proficiency to read and write in English, and organize effectively. *Ability to work in a team atmosphere, promoting positive work relations with both internal and external customers. *Capacity to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations.

Physical Demands/Work Environment: The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*General work area is outdoors, in several environmental extremes, typical with working in the Midwest climate. *Sitting, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling and repetitive motion. *Have the hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity needed to operate a keyboard, calculator, photocopier and telephone. *Have a normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriately in person and in writing. *Specific vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus. *Frequently lift/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift/or move, with assistance more than 80 pounds. Must be able to perform physical duties with little or no assistance. *Have full range of body motion, including handling and lifting items and packages. *Exposure to chemicals such as cleaning solutions, solvents, petroleum products, etc.

To apply for this position, please go to our website at and complete an on-line application. JOB ID 317 EOE

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 Belvidere Park District


Kim Kirkpatrick

 Closing Date

January 22, 2018

 $52,400 + based on experience and qualifications

The Park District of Oak Park is recruiting a Full-Time Maintenance Supervisor. The position provides direction and leadership to full time and seasonal staff assigned to them in order to keep buildings, and associated amenities safe, clean, functional and attractive. Coordinates resources of maintenance team so as to clean, repair, maintain, and improve assigned Park District facilities in an efficient manner.

We offer a competitive compensation with a minimum starting salary of $52,400 + based on experience and qualifications. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, $300 reimbursement for wellness related activities, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time and personal days.

The current work week of the full-time facilities maintenance staff is 7 days per week, with each staff member working four week days and 1 weekend day from 7:30 to 4pm. The Maintenance Supervisor is a new position and will be expected to work 1 weekend day and 4 days during the week. Due to the nature of the position, the person in this position must be flexible. Hours of work will be established by the Superintendent of Revenue Facilities. The main facilities this positions supports is the Indoor Ice Rink, Two Outdoor Pools and the Gymnastic Recreation Center.

You may review the essential functions, requirements and apply on-line at Job ID# 1338

The Park District of Oak Park is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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 Park District of Oak Park


Paula Bickel

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled