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 $41,600/yr.

To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

Location: Cole Administration Building, 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL
Website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org Hours: 6:30am – 3:00pm Monday - Friday, Saturday and Sundays as needed. Weekday and weekends schedules will vary during the peak season months (May – October)

Salary: $41,600/yr.

Qualifications: Must be at least 21 years old and have a valid Illinois Driver’s License. High School graduate or General Education Degree (GED) required. Five (5) years progressive responsibility in park/grounds maintenance, supervisory experience preferred. Must also have or be able to obtain an Illinois Pesticide Operator’s License, Commercial Driver’s License CDL B and OSHA forklift certification within 3 months of hire date. Successful candidate must be approachable and have good communication skills. The position requires the ability to work flexible hours and days with overtime based on operational schedules and weather. Must be able to work with a positive attitude both independently or as part of a team. Strong mechanical aptitude as to how things work and function as it relates to equipment and irrigation systems. Documented experience with various power tools and landscape equipment required. Previous snow and ice control experience required..

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Operations or their designee, the Sr. Park Grounds Maintenance Technician, must be sufficiently skilled to perform and supervise a wide variety of grounds care and maintenance work. This shall include task specific program or project supervision. This position shall be required to supervise full and part-time staff annually. 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

 Contact

Jadie Aguilar
630-966-4510
jaguilar@fvpd.net

 Closing Date

August 10, 2018

 $41,600/yr.

To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

Location: Cole Administration Building, 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL
Website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org Hours: Monday – Friday from 7:00 am – 4:00pm

Salary: $41,600/yr.

Qualifications: Must be at least 21 years old and have a valid Illinois Driver’s “D” License. An Associates Degree in Construction Administration required, certificate in trade school or equivalent work experience related to, facilities and/or medium to large office complex or campus setting highly desired. Must have an understanding of facility and building related construction and systems. This position is expected to be able to work flexible hours with overtime during prime seasons.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of Director of Operatios, the Assistant Project Manager assists in improvements projects, renovations, and repairs of facilities related to guest experience of the District. Assist in coordination of construction activities, facilitation of the design and engineering element of all construction including, provision of consultant services, and project commissioning and follow-through. The employee shall collaborate with all departments within the District including Recreation, IT, Finance, and Planning.

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 Fox Valley Park District

 Contact

Jadie Aguilar
630-966-4510
jaguilar@fvpd.net

 Closing Date

August 10, 2018

 $16.50/hr

To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

Location: Reports to Cole Maintenance, 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am-5pm Salary: $16.50/hr. minimum starting pay rate

Qualifications: High School graduate or equivalent required with some college coursework preferred. Excellent customer service skills with four years of previous customer service experience required. Effective communication skills in both written and verbal format. Proficient in MS Office Suite with an aptitude to learn additional computer programs. Strong organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail. Strong general math skills and analytical ability. Must be dependable and able to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to speak Spanish a plus. Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License and provide own transportation.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Operations Administrative Services Supervisor, the Operations Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing customer service to anyone (internal and external) relative to routine maintenance / operational / facilities improvements (service requests and customer work orders). The position would provide call center (phone, email, radio) support as well as data entry and vendor / contractor solicitation for such repairs. Includes frequent interaction with Operations Maintenance staff to follow up on completion and progress of tasks/projects and report back to other district staff and/or the public. Additionally, a large portion of this job will involve HR support for supervisors in scheduling interviews and onboarding paperwork. The general work hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. This is an at-will position.

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 Fox Valley Park District

 Contact

Jadie Aguilar
630-966-4510
jaguilar@fvpd.net

 Closing Date

August 10, 2018

 $12.79-$13.50/hour

FULL-TIME Park Specialist I 7am-3:30pm Monday-Friday and occasional weekends as needed

Salary & Benefits include: • $12.79-$13.50/hour • Full Benefit Package & IMRF Pension • Family Pool & Fitness Center Pass for you and your immediate family

Job Requirements: The Parks Specialist I is responsible for performing a variety of park labor duties to maintain, repair and/or improve park properties and equipment. Responsibilities include: Mowing, weeding, trimming and other general landscaping duties; park maintenance including garbage removal, and snow removal; assisting with athletic field maintenance and minor equipment maintenance; special projects as assigned and other related duties.

Qualifications: • High School Degree or equivalent • Illinois Driver’s License • Must be able to operate simple to complex and heavy-duty machinery • Must be able to work a variety of hours including days, evenings, and weekends • Must be able to successfully pass a post offer background check, drug test, and physical.

Interested applicants should visit the “Work Here” section of our website at csparks.org and complete an online application

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 Carol Stream Park District

 Contact

Christine Quinn
630-784-6152
christineq@csparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Hiring Range: $20.71 - $26.51

For more information and/or to apply, please visit our website at www.elkgroveparks.org

JOB SUMMARY Under supervision of Grounds Maintenance Supervisor, responsible for the care and health of all plant material and planting beds including chemical spraying, irrigation, weed abatement, watering, mulching, plant installation and landscape maintenance for all parks and facilities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Creates and ensures daily work schedule assigned runs smoothly and in an efficient manner. • Responsible for maintenance of all landscaping beds at facilities and parks. • Monitors condition of planting beds, ornamental plants, shrubs, hedges, flowers and trees and reports the presence of plant diseases and pests. • Assists Planner with coordination of their park and facility landscape planning plans. • Designs, purchases and oversees the installation of all annual planting beds, shrub beds and perennials throughout the District.
• Regularly inspects landscape at parks and facilities using Inspection software to maintain District standards and report issues. • Responsible for removal, maintenance, planning, purchasing and planting of district trees; working with internal staff and/or contractors to complete necessary maintenance. • Oversees and maintains the District’s Tree Inventory. • Operates the daily usage and maintenance of the greenhouse. • Oversees the Pirates Cove pre-season opening schedule, and tasks related to landscape maintenance within the park during the season and post season. • Performs plant care work as a team member. • Assists in the training of Horticulture Laborers on safety rules and regulations, equipment operation, equipment maintenance and proper landscape procedures in accordance with District procedures. • Makes sure Horticulture Laborers are operating tools and equipment in safe manner using safety equipment at all times. • Acts as Snow & Ice Team Lead, as part of regular rotation. • Operates trucks and special equipment as required after receiving and passing district training on vehicles/equipment. • Performs the job safely and in compliance with district policies, procedures, work and safety rules. • Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks. • Conducts Horticulture Section midyear performance reviews, year-end performance reviews and planning reports for fulltime, seasonal and summer staff. • Attends monthly Parks & Planning Crew Leader meetings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Knowledge of plant material, plant installation and maintenance, turf maintenance and irrigation. • Knowledge of, but not limited to, the identification of native and non-native Midwest plant material such as trees shrubs, grasses and flowers. • Ability to work in a team-based environment. • Effective communication and interpersonal skills. • Work independently under minimal supervision. • Possess a valid State of Illinois Driver’s License. • Possess or able to obtain a valid Illinois Pesticide Operators License within six months of the date of hire. • Possess a working knowledge of personal computers and Windows software. • Perform other duties as assigned. • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE The above knowledge, skills and abilities may be demonstrated by education or formal training equivalent to a High School Degree plus, two years experience in related positions. Education or formal training beyond high school in plant care preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.

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 Elk Grove Park District

 Contact

Christy King
847-228-3504

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled