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 Range Per Hour DOQ - $20.00 to $29.80

Location: Cole Administration Center, 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 am – 4:30 pm, occasional evenings and weekends to address emergent issues and/or special projects. Salary: Range Per Hour DOQ - $20.00 to $29.80

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and reliable, with extensive mechanical knowledge and instinct to troubleshoot and repair plumbing related equipment. High school diploma or GED required. An Associate’s degree or trade school certificate is highly desired, High School graduate or equivalent with at least three years aquatic facility maintenance experience required. Supervisory experience required as well as certification in Aquatics Facility Operations (AFO) and/or a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) within six (6) months of hire. Effective communication skills required with the ability to work independently or as part of a team. Proficient problem solving, analysis and project management skills are essential. Must be in good physical condition in order to perform a variety of manual tasks in various weather conditions including high heat and humidity or extreme cold. Will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Must also be able to work flexible hours with overtime during prime seasons. Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Facilities & Trades Manager, the Senior Facilities & Trades Technician is responsible for supervising and leading the completion of various plumbing, mechanical and aquatic maintenance and repairs. May serve as the contact for emergency situations that affect the District’s ability to open for business. Additionally, the Facilities Technician will assess and consider daily 1) the safety of our employees and participants, 2) the security of our assets and 3) the service to our customers. The employee shall collaborate with all departments within the District including Recreation, IT, Finance and Planning. This is an at-will position.

The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 236,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management. Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the District maintains 168 parks and 48 miles of interconnected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Sharing the shores of the Fox River, our communities are united by the District’s commitment to promote vibrant, healthy lifestyles through fun and safe recreation opportunities that are environmentally and fiscally responsible. The Fox Valley Park District … Where Fun Begins!

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 Fox Valley Park District


Jadie Aguilar

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Description: The Park Specialist II is responsible for performing general park maintenance duties throughout the District with an emphasis on trash removal and litter collection

Job Summary: Additional duties include, but are not limited to mowing, tree removal, athletic field maintenance, parking lot repairs, and snow removal.

Qualifications: The position requires candidates to be able to obtain a CPR/AED certification, Illinois CDL “C” license, and Pesticide Operators License upon employment.

The Park Specialist II works a schedule is Friday through Tuesday (6:30 am to 3:00 pm) with days off on Wednesday and Thursday.

Benefits We Offer In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefits package, including: • Medical Insurance • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • Life Insurance • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan • Paid Time Off • Park District Facility Discounts an Usage Benefits

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 Elmhurst Park District


Dan Payne

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Overview: The Butterfield Park District Facility Manager performs a variety of facility maintenance and park maintenance duties including custodial and recreation support operations.

The Facilities Manager is responsible for performing the essential functions as outlined in this analysis. The Facility Manager is a full-time year round employee, who may be required to work additional hours and weekends in order to complete essential duties and assist with special events. Work pace varies depending on the task required. The position of Facility Manger may perform duties in the medium heavy work level (lifting 75 lbs. infrequently). The Facility Manager is responsible for the safety, cleanliness and function of the Glenbriar Park Recreation and Aquatics Center facility and grounds, as well as working closely with the Superintendent to uphold a standard of excellence throughout all of the District’s parks and facilities; including such things as landscaping, mowing, repairs or project implementation as necessary.

Qualifications: • Must be 21 years of age or older. • High School diploma or equivalent. • Prefer 1-2 yrs. experience in related field (preferably park maintenance). • Valid IL Driver’s license with eligibility to drive a 15 passenger van. • Ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English. • Ability to become a licensed Illinois Pesticide Applicator with 12 months of hire.

Immediate Supervisor: Facility Manager is under the direction of Superintendent of Parks and Facilities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 1. Inspects buildings, structures and equipment for safety and condition. 2. Performs daily custodial duties for Glenbriar Recreation Center and other facilities as necessary. 3. Oversees temporary (seasonal) staff members including; assisting with training, and communicating job expectations. This will also include conveying the standards for the district or a particular task and follow up for quality assurance. 4. Maintains the inventory of all custodial products and re-orders as necessary. 5. Carries out assigned duties individually or cooperatively with both park’s staff and recreation staff including special events. 6. Responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on park equipment and vehicles. 7. Perform minor electrical, plumbing, carpentry repairs and painting as necessary. 8. Work closely with the Superintendent of Parks and Facilities to perform inspections of various parks, playgrounds and facilities. 9. Assist in maintenance of all pool mechanical operations. 10. Operates small power hand tools and mowers. 11. Completes routine maintenance on district vehicles and equipment. 12. Assists in the repair of park equipment and facilities. 13. Adheres to park district safety rules and procedures and directs subordinates to exercise safe work practices. 14. Participates in staff meetings, staff development sessions and continuing education opportunities as required. 15. Other related duties as assigned.

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 Butterfield Park District


Tim White

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


The Facility Maintenance Division Manager works under the direction of the Superintendent of Park Services. This position plans, administers, maintains, renovates, supervises, and oversees maintenance and construction of Park District facilities, buildings, park hardscape (courts, walks, paving), and equipment. Monitors and manages District assets and takes actions to minimize or eliminate undesirable conditions.

Essential Functions: *Supervises, trains, schedules and evaluates full-time and part-time personnel in a highly skilled and positive manner to achieve maximum productivity. *Effectively plans, directs and organizes the staff, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the maintenance of all facilities, including contractors. *Makes recommendations to the Superintendent of Park Services regarding options available for necessary repairs, complete with cost estimates as well as matters regarding personnel, equipment needs, and policies and procedures to improve overall maintenance operations. *Performs regular inspections. Ensures appropriate level of safety and cleanliness are maintained. Ensures that projects are completed in an effective, efficient manner while maintaining high quality performance. *Creates and manages budgets. Assists in long range planning including creation of cost estimates. Oversees procurement of a wide variety of parts and services. Processes invoices in a timely manner. *Prepares and initiates a detailed preventive maintenance program for all facility systems including but not limited to H.V.A.C, electrical, plumbing, life-safety systems, park hardscapes and park equipment. *Supervises and/or repairs heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical, plumbing, and equipment problems. *Safely inspects and operates vehicles, tools and equipment to perform maintenance tasks including high risk machines and tools which require strict safety precautions (saws, drills, testers, etc.)

Qualifications: *High School graduate or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree in Park Management or related field desired. *Five years of full time experience in related field required. *Formal training in all aspects of facility maintenance, custodial maintenance, plumbing, electrical, H.V.A.C., equipment desired. *Evidence of continuing education through trade schools and/or seminars and workshops directly related to the field. *Valid Illinois driver's license. *Speak, write, read the English language fluently. *Read construction drawings and create working drawings. *Use computer for creation and review of email and other documents, computerized maintenance management systems, computer control systems for HVAC, aquatics and other technical controls. *NRPA Certified Playground Inspector or the ability to obtain certification within one year of start date required.

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 Dundee Township Park District


Michelle Eckelberry

 Closing Date

May 31, 2018

 $8.75/hour, 12 weeks

Job Title: Parks Maintenance Intern

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Parks


Reports to: Assistant Superintendent of Parks

BASIC FUNCTION The Parks Intern, under the supervision and direction of appropriate staff, is responsible for gaining knowledge in all aspects of park maintenance ranging from administrative duties such as budgeting and requests for materials and labor to landscape maintenance, pool maintenance, and special projects.


  1. Assists in landscape duties ranging from, but not limited to, landscape construction projects, maintaining turf through mowing and line trimming, cleaning up park debris, pruning of hedges and trees, and athletic field maintenance

  2. Assist in landscape bed plantings and greenhouse plant maintenance

  3. Operate Park District vehicles and equipment

  4. Perform support services at Park District and community events

  5. Continue education on new issues, procedures and techniques

  6. Maintain and promote excellent customer service relations with participants, parents, and other affiliates

  7. Maintain a working knowledge of all general and department safety rules. Enforce safety rules and improve public and employee knowledge by preventing, confronting and correcting unsafe behavior


  1. Administer First Aid, when required

  2. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Manual and Crisis Manual.

  3. Direct participants in the event of an emergency, such as fire, severe weather.

  4. Communicate with appropriate full time supervisor regarding any equipment needing repair or replacement.

  5. Attend related training and meetings as requested.

  6. Perform other related duties and/or special projects as assigned.


Education: Working towards an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Parks Maintenance, Horticulture, Turf or related field.

Experience: No prior work experience required.

Certifications: CPR & First Aid Certification preferred, Classes available through Park District

Valid Illinois Driver’s license is necessary.

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 Des Plaines Park District


Corrie Guynn
(847) 390-4939

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled