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DESCRIPTION Under the direct supervision of the Facility Maintenance Supervisor, the Facility Team Member is responsible for preventive maintenance procedures on all aquatic centers, shelters, restrooms, HVAC systems and fitness equipment as assigned by the Facility Maintenance Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS • Experience/Education - Preferably a High School graduate with an Associate Degree in Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), mechanics or trade school equivalent or equal experience in the trade fields. • Skills/Competencies - A thorough knowledge of park district maintenance operations is preferred. Ability to diagnose and solve various maintenance problems. Have a good understanding of various preventive maintenance programs for buildings, building systems, and swimming pool maintenance. Skills in at least three or more of the following trades: carpentry, plumbing, electrical, welding, automotive repair, heating/air conditioning. Possess the physical ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. and perform assigned duties.
• Certifications - Must have a valid driver’s license. First aid, CPR and AED certifications required within 90 days of hire and must be maintained.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB 1. As assigned, assists with all building preventative maintenance and repair programs, in electrical, plumbing and pool operation. 2. Safe operation and maintenance of vehicles and equipment. 3. Inspection and reporting of unsafe conditions. 4. Daily general park clean up, including buildings, outdoor restroom facilities, shelters and playgrounds when assigned. 5. Must possess high standards of cleaning practices and completes daily, weekly and monthly preventative maintenance and custodial tasks. 6. Performs preventative maintenance procedures at the aquatic center when assigned. 7. Performs daily maintenance at all parks and buildings when assigned. 8. Performs preventative maintenance procedures at the community centers on HVAC, fitness equipment, or other needed repairs as assigned. 9. Completes work requests in a timely manner. Communicates to requestor on repair timelines. 10. Obtains training and certification as required. 11. Acts as crew leader when assigned and is responsible for full-time or seasonal employees assigned to his crew. 12. Works weekends or evenings when assigned. 13. Works cooperatively with fellow staff and general public. 14. Performs monthly inspections of our facilities, turns documentation in to the Assistant to the Director of Parks and Planning for filing. 15. Works with the Recreation Department on various work tasks, program set-ups and repairs. 16. Performs all tasks necessary to assure a safe environment at all Park District facilities. 17. Performs all other duties and tasks as assigned and needed.

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 Gurnee Park District

 Contact

Sarah Sinclair
847-599-3781
ssinclair@gurneeparkdistrict.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $22.50/hr + DOQ

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Benefits: Health insurance, vacation, personal, and sick days. Recreation program discounts.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00am - 3:00pm, occasional weekend work.

The District intends to begin the interview process the week of August 9th.

To be considered for this position, interested individuals must complete the online application accessible at www.napervilleparks.org/employment Materials submitted through mail, email, or fax will not be considered.

Overview: Under the direct supervision of the Parks Operations Manager, the Park Specialist II performs a variety of supervisory activities and projects in turf, horticulture, forestry, custodial, and recreation support operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Perform ornamental horticulture maintenance tasks including but not limited to planting and maintaining trees, shrubs, annual and perennial flowers, fertilizing, seeding and sodding. Act as crew leader to assigned full time and part time staff by orienting and training new hires and rehires. Complete performance appraisals on an annual basis for part time employees; provide input on full time employee appraisals. Coach and develop staff on an on-going basis. Communicate job expectations. Provide ongoing training opportunities. Oversee the day to day divisional operations in the absence of the Parks Operations Manager. Manage projects through contracted work. Specifies scope of work, solicits bids, monitors work and ensures all documentation is obtained as per park district policies Prepare and maintain ball fields, tennis courts, trails, playgrounds, and other park amenities. Manage the operational responsibilities to support recreation programs such as the Garden Plots, Sportsmans, Volunteer programs and athletic tournaments. Competently oversee the safe, effective applications including fertilization, broadleaf herbicides, algaecides, insecticides, and fungicides. Clean and maintain parks through litter pickup, recycling activities and conduct property inspections for signs of wear, damage and vandalism. Perform various maintenance operations to park grounds including but not limited to, controlled prairie and woodland burns, hardscape and pond maintenance. Assure the safe operation of small to heavy equipment including hand tools, power tools, string trimmers, aerators, slit seeders, sprayers, large production mowers, chainsaws, chippers, tractors, backhoes and trucks. Assist in departmental budgeting. Participates in the budgeting process, monitors and analyzes budget. Purchases safety, janitorial and plant protectant supplies. Complete inspections of parks, playgrounds and athletic facilities. Ability to create, and document hours and materials used on work orders to specific job requirements. Perform snow and ice removal operations through the use of snow removal equipment on sidewalks, roads, and parking lots. Load and transport mulch, gravel, soil, etc. Support special event set up, tear down and maintenance during the event. Perform preventative maintenance on division vehicles (washing, checking fluids). Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with residents, customers, vendors, community partners and co-workers. Follow and model compliance with all District, State, Federal and departmental safety and risk management, personnel, administrative policies and procedures, ordinances and regulations. Maintain a proactive approach to safety and risk management. Report all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in a timely manner. Comply with District financial policies. Communicate budgetary requests to supervisor.

Other Duties and Responsibilities: In the absence of the Park Operations Manager, serve as the lead of the division. Respond to resident calls and concerns.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated high level of competence in tree and shrub maintenance, turf care, athletic field maintenance, flower bed planting and maintenance, and equipment operation. Demonstrate abilities to apply fertilizers and pesticides at manufacturer’s application rates. Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Bilingual (Spanish/English) communication skills preferred. Working skills in the operation of tractors, heavy equipment, trucks and other landscape maintenance equipment. Ability to read and follow operations manuals. Must possess strong interpersonal, customer service and the ability to organize, prioritize, direct multiple projects, labor and equipment needs. Computer skills necessary, including the ability to create word documents, basic excel spreadsheets, perform payroll functions and create work orders via a maintenance management system.

Education and Experience: Associate or Bachelor’s degree (required) in agronomy, horticulture, turf management, forestry or related fields. Five (5) years of progressively more responsible experience in parks and grounds maintenance and ability to display a working level of competence in tree and shrub maintenance, turf care, athletic field maintenance, flower bed planting and maintenance and equipment operation preferred. Valid driver’s license Valid Class “A” CDL driver’s license or Public Applicators pesticide license preferred, or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire date. (as required by departmental needs). Must have or be able to obtain within six months of hire a Certified Prescribed Burn Manager certification. Possession of an Illinois Arborist Certificate preferred (as required by departmental needs). Must attend A.L.I.C.E. training within 4 months of hire and have the ability to understand the concepts presented in the program as they apply to the responsibilities of the position.

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. Weekend schedule required. Occasional manipulation of assigned office equipment. Prolonged lifting, stooping, bending, twisting, and climbing for extended periods of time. Sustained posture in a standing position for prolonged periods of time. Subject to confined space entry. Manual dexterity and strength to operate power-operated equipment/machines. Subject to respirator use. Employee will be required to pass a Quantitative Fit Test. Face to face interactions with internal and external customers and co-workers are essential for this position. This position may not work remotely.

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 Naperville Park District

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 Closing Date

August 9, 2021

 $22.00/hr + DOQ

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Benefits: Health insurance, vacation, personal, and sick days. Recreation program discounts.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00am - 3:00pm, occasional weekend work.

The District intends to begin the interview process the week of August 9th.

To be considered for this position, interested individuals must complete the online application accessible at www.napervilleparks.org/employment Materials submitted through mail, email, or fax will not be considered.

Overview: Under the direct supervision of the Parks Operations Manager, the Park Specialist II performs a variety of supervisory activities and projects in turf, horticulture, forestry, custodial, and recreation support operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Perform ornamental horticulture maintenance tasks including but not limited to planting and maintaining trees, shrubs, annual and perennial flowers, fertilizing, seeding and sodding. Act as crew leader to assigned full time and part time staff by orienting and training new hires and rehires. Complete performance appraisals on an annual basis for part time employees; provide input on full time employee appraisals. Coach and develop staff on an on-going basis. Communicate job expectations. Provide ongoing training opportunities. Oversee the day to day divisional operations in the absence of the Parks Operations Manager. Manage projects through contracted work. Specifies scope of work, solicits bids, monitors work and ensures all documentation is obtained as per park district policies Prepare and maintain ball fields, tennis courts, trails, playgrounds, and other park amenities. Manage the operational responsibilities to support recreation programs such as the Garden Plots, Sportsmans, Volunteer programs and athletic tournaments.
Competently oversee the safe, effective applications including fertilization, broadleaf herbicides, algaecides, insecticides, and fungicides. Clean and maintain parks through litter pickup, recycling activities and conduct property inspections for signs of wear, damage and vandalism. Perform various maintenance operations to park grounds including but not limited to, controlled prairie and woodland burns, hardscape and pond maintenance. Assure the safe operation of small to heavy equipment including hand tools, power tools, string trimmers, aerators, slit seeders, sprayers, large production mowers, chainsaws, chippers, tractors, backhoes and trucks. Assist in departmental budgeting. Participates in the budgeting process, monitors and analyzes budget. Purchases safety, janitorial and plant protectant supplies. Complete inspections of parks, playgrounds and athletic facilities. Ability to create, and document hours and materials used on work orders to specific job requirements. Perform snow and ice removal operations through the use of snow removal equipment on sidewalks, roads, and parking lots. Load and transport mulch, gravel, soil, etc. Support special event set up, tear down and maintenance during the event. Perform preventative maintenance on division vehicles (washing, checking fluids). Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with residents, customers, vendors, community partners and co-workers. Follow and model compliance with all District, State, Federal and departmental safety and risk management, personnel, administrative policies and procedures, ordinances and regulations. Maintain a proactive approach to safety and risk management. Report all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in a timely manner. Comply with District financial policies. Communicate budgetary requests to supervisor.

Other Duties and Responsibilities: In the absence of the Park Operations Manager, serve as the lead of the division. Respond to resident calls and concerns.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Demonstrated high level of competence in tree and shrub maintenance, turf care, athletic field maintenance, flower bed planting and maintenance, and equipment operation. Demonstrate abilities to apply fertilizers and pesticides at manufacturer’s application rates. Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Bilingual (Spanish/English) communication skills preferred. Working skills in the operation of tractors, heavy equipment, trucks and other landscape maintenance equipment. Ability to read and follow operations manuals. Must possess strong interpersonal, customer service and the ability to organize, prioritize, direct multiple projects, labor and equipment needs. Computer skills necessary, including the ability to create word documents, basic excel spreadsheets, perform payroll functions and create work orders via a maintenance management system.

Education and Experience: Associate or Bachelor’s degree (required) in agronomy, horticulture, turf management, forestry or related fields. Five (5) years of progressively more responsible experience in parks and grounds maintenance and ability to display a working level of competence in tree and shrub maintenance, turf care, athletic field maintenance, flower bed planting and maintenance and equipment operation preferred. Valid driver’s license Valid Class “A” CDL driver’s license or Public Applicators pesticide license preferred, or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of hire date. (as required by departmental needs). Must have or be able to obtain within six months of hire a Certified Prescribed Burn Manager certification. Possession of an Illinois Arborist Certificate preferred (as required by departmental needs). Must attend A.L.I.C.E. training within 4 months of hire and have the ability to understand the concepts presented in the program as they apply to the responsibilities of the position.

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. Weekend schedule required. Occasional manipulation of assigned office equipment. Prolonged lifting, stooping, bending, twisting, and climbing for extended periods of time. Sustained posture in a standing position for prolonged periods of time. Subject to confined space entry. Manual dexterity and strength to operate power-operated equipment/machines. Subject to respirator use. Employee will be required to pass a Quantitative Fit Test. Face to face interactions with internal and external customers and co-workers are essential for this position. This position may not work remotely.

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 Naperville Park District

 Contact


hr@napervilleparks.org

 Closing Date

August 9, 2021

 $53,000-$57,000, Depending on Qualifications

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The Woodridge Park District located in Woodridge, IL has an opening for an Accountant. As a four time Illinois Distinguished & Accredited Agency Award recipient, the Woodridge Park District serves approximately 35,500 residents with 690 acres of parks and sites offering over 1,000 programs each year.

A person in this position will be expected to maintain the general ledger in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, perform monthly reconciliation of bank accounts, reconciliation of balance sheet and income statement accounts to the general ledger on a monthly basis, maintain the fixed asset records and prepare information for the annual audit, assist with the Annual Budget, the Annual Audit, the Tax Levy and the Monthly Financial Report as needed, perform inventory audits on a regular basis, and provide other financial assistance as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily and demonstrate the District’s core competencies consisting of financial accountability, integrity/ethics, interpersonal skills, job knowledge, policies & procedures compliance, work quality, risk management/safety, District/Department vision and values, adaptability/flexibility, dependability, productivity, teamwork. Essential Duties include but are not limited to reporting unclaimed property; assisting in troubleshooting customer financial transactions; preparing monthly bank reconciliations; reconciling balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis; performing analytical procedures for any trends with revenues and expenses; performing regular inventory audits to ensure that inventory systems are accurately reflecting goods on hand; preparing journal entries to the general ledger for miscellaneous transactions; preparing monthly Sales Tax Reporting to be filed with the State of Illinois; performing monthly financial reporting as assigned; assisting with accounting processes including cash management, accounts payable, payroll, daily deposits, and accounts receivable.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and demonstrate the competencies listed above in addition to the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred

  • Experience with governmental accounting principles and procedures preferred.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in accounting, governmental experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of computer software programs such as: Incode, Timepro and Active preferred.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word applications required.

  • Ability to work effectively with the general public, cooperating agencies, businesses, organizations, civic groups, and park district employees.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondences and to speak effectively before groups of participants or employees of the organization.

  • Ability to effectively problem-solve and adapt to change.

Attributes:

We are seeking a dedicated individual who is self-sufficient with an eye for detail; that strives for excellence; willing to be hands-on; has an innate ability to interact with staff and the public; possess strong organizational skills; strong written & oral communication skills; skilled in time management; and able to be a critical thinker and problem solve in unexpected situations.

To apply please follow this link or go to www.woodridgeparks.org and click on the jobs icon. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/woodridge/jobs/3171206/accountant?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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 Woodridge Park District

 Contact

Connie Curry
630-353-3327
ccurry@woodridgeparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 +/- $45,000 DOQ

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Carlyle, Illinois is a community of 3,200 residents located 50 minutes east of St. Louis, MO and is home to the largest man-made lake in Illinois. The Carlyle Parks Department currently operates five community parks with a city pool, tennis/pickleball courts, a nine-hole disc golf course, walking trails, a skate park, and much more. The City is currently undertaking a few major projects investigating the feasibility of building a new aquatic facility and developing a 5-10 year Parks Master Plan to guide future facility and equipment improvements.

The City of Carlyle is seeking a highly professional, qualified, energetic candidate to fill the full-time position of Director of Parks & Recreation.

The position is responsible for overseeing all operations of the Parks Department including but not limited to: staff hiring recommendations and training, planning and supervising department programming and special events for all ages, preparing and administering the annual budget, recommending and implementing facility and equipment improvements, and coordinating aquatic facility operations. The position is required to report on operations to the City Council and must be able to maintain effective working relations with other City departments, volunteers, the US Army Corps of Engineers - Carlyle Lake Project Office, local school districts, and other community organizations.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation or a closely related field and have experience working in community parks and recreation, robust programming for all ages, and aquatics management. Possessing Certified Parks & Recreation Professional (CPRP) and Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certifications is highly desirable.

Please visit the City’s website for a job application and a full job description detailing additional duties, responsibilities, and qualifications necessary to be considered for the position: https://carlylelake.com/job-opportunities/

Interested applicants must submit a completed City of Carlyle employment application, cover letter, resume with three (3) professional references, and desired salary range by email to admin@carlylelake.com or by mail to: Carlyle City Hall - Attn: Andy Brackett - 850 Franklin Street - Carlyle, IL 62231

Applications must be received by 4:30pm on Monday, August 23rd to be considered. The selected candidate must live within Carlyle city limits within sixty (60) days after the completion of a twelve (12) month probationary period.

Anticipated Hiring Range: +/- $45,000 DOQ

The City of Carlyle is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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 City of Carlyle

 Contact

Andy Brackett
(618) 594-5204
admin@carlylelake.com

 Closing Date

August 23, 2021