Position: Summer Maintenance Staff
Hours and Dates of Employment: Monday—Friday 7:00am—3:15pm Average 30—40 hours per week approximately 13 weeks May—August
Deadline and Interview Timeline: Open until filled—Interviews begin in March
Summary: Assists with variety of projects within the Geneva Park District including tree planting/removal, mulching, mowing/trimming, painting, various repairs, etc. Also assists with special events and projects. Other duties as assigned.
Supervisor: Reports to Park Foreman, Superintendent of Parks, Superintendent of Recreation, and Director.
Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age and have criminal background clearance, valid driver’s license and current CPR and First Aid certifications as well as maintain the ability to communicate effectively with other parks staff.
Previous grounds maintenance and/or building maintenance experience is desired.
Essential Functions: 1. Maintain current CPR and Standard First Aid certifications. 2. Be on time for scheduled shifts. 3. Complete orientation training on all power tools and equipment. 4. Inspect equipment before use. 5. Maintain the landscape of the Park District parks and facilities (grass, natural areas, flower beds) 6. Maintain the facilities and amenities of the Park District parks and facilities (bathrooms, garbage cans, playgrounds, pavilions). 7. Conduct yourself in a safe manner and promote a safe work environment. 8. Treat Park District patrons with courtesy and respect. 9. Wear seat belts at all times while in Park District vehicles. 10. Clean work areas when finished and ensure facilities are locked. 11. Administer First Aid according to the Park District’s Communicable Disease Policy. 12. Understand the Park District’s safety procedures and requirements. This includes completion and follow-through on all accident reports, emergency safety procedures, reporting of hazardous equipment, facilities, or conditions and the conduct of any employees under their supervision. Report all incidents and potential hazards to the safety committee as soon as possible.
Marginal Functions: 1. Attend in-service trainings and meetings as directed by Supervisor. 2. Assist all employees of the Park District as needed.
Physical Requirements: 1. Ability to operate Park District vehicles. 2. Handling Park District materials up to 50 pounds. Assistance will be provided when necessary.
Cognitive Considerations: 1. Resolve differences and problems that arise with patrons and work together with employees. 2. The Summer Maintenance Staff must exhibit good problem solving ability and good judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District. 3. May be exposed to elements when assisting workers with outdoor functions. Some activities are performed indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.