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In addition to the essential duties and responsibilities, the Trades Specialist II will be responsible for HVAC maintenance and repair. The successful candidate must possess knowledge of electrical installation and demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot electrical issues while also having general building maintenance repair experience. Current CFC certification is required or the ability to achieve certification within 12 months of hire. Weekend availability is required from May through August.
Overview: Under the general supervision of the Trades Manager, the Trades Specialist II performs construction and maintenance of park district physical assets.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1.Prepare, build, maintain, and repair all aspects of park buildings and facilities including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry, chemical related systems and painting tasks. 2.Inspect, maintain, and repair HVAC: furnace, boiler units, AC, other facility environmental controls, facilities, hardscapes and systems. 3.Accept, update, and close work orders in work order system software. 4.Order and inventory equipment and supplies. 5.Perform set-up, support and take-down for special events. 6.Perform diagnostic work including review, interpretation and application information in operator's manuals. 7.Respond to afterhours emergency service request. 8.Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with residents, customers, vendors, community partners and co-workers. 9.Follow and model compliance with all District, State, Federal and departmental safety and risk management, personnel, administrative policies and procedures, ordinances and regulations. 10.Maintain a proactive approach to safety and risk management. Report all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in a timely manner. 11.Comply with District financial policies. Communicate budgetary requests to supervisor. 12.Monitor work of contractors. 13.Gather information for and prepare reports, proposals and records.
Other Duties and Responsibilities: •Operate a variety of equipment and motor vehicles (i.e. dump trucks, pick-up trucks, end loaders, and back hoes). •Assists in training, preparing work schedules, and delegating work to part time staff in their performance of duties.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: •Understand and follow oral and written instructions. •Knowledge of the methods, practices, use, and operation of equipment and tools used in general maintenance and construction. Ability to read and interpret mechanical and technical drawings. •Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work schedule. •Working skill in performing a variety of skilled maintenance and manual tasks. •Knowledge of HVAC, Building Automation Systems and pump systems required. •Knowledge of MMIS, Word and Excel spreadsheet applications preferred. •Working skill in the operation of tractors, trucks, and other light automotive equipment. •Skill in maintenance and repair of building roofing and envelope systems required. •Skill in electrical systems required for installation and maintenance of interior and exterior lighting systems. •Skill in installing and maintaining plumbing, drainage and irrigation systems. •Skill in cutting, welding and soldering a plus. •Ability to perform both rough and finish carpentry required.
Education and Experience: •High school graduate or equivalent required. •Certificate program or associates degree desired in facility maintenance or technical field. •Five (5) years experience in general maintenance or construction, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. •Valid (Class B CDL) driver's license or ability to obtain within three (3) months of hire.
Special Considerations: •Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. •Ability to move from site to site. •Ability to occasionally lift, carry and move heavy (>50 lbs.) objects. •Exposure to pesticides, chemicals, dust, exhaust fumes, dirt, loud noises, and insect bites. •Prolonged standing, lifting, stooping, bending, twisting and climbing for extended periods of time. •Exposed to heights. •Subject to confined space entry. •Subject to respirator use. Employee will be required to pass a Quantitative Fit Test. •Manual dexterity and strength to operate power-operated equipment/machines. •Occasional manipulation of assigned office equipment. •Schedule may change based on District requirements.
RECREATIONAL FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY
The Park District of Oak Park has developed an intensive, highly competitive 12-month rotational program specially designed to attract top graduates to pursue an accelerated pathway to career development. The program consists of rotations designed to make the participant well-rounded and knowledgeable in all functional areas of a Park District. This program integrates customized professional rotations, continuous leadership development and hands-on practical experience to help you grow as a professional and add value to the Park District of Oak Park. The program stresses professional development, leadership, collaboration, excellence, transparency and agility. Our goal is to attract and develop the best future leaders in the industry.
Rotational Tracks: Administration, Finance, Marketing, Customer Service, Recreation, Special Facilities (Ice Rink, Pools, Gymnastics), Human Resources, Risk Management and Parks & Planning.
Qualifications: Graduate Students with impending Graduate's Degree or current Graduate with an Advanced Degree obtained within the past 2 yeas in Recreation, Leisure Studies, Sports Management or similar degree. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Demonstrated record of achievement in academics and previous internship/work experience. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills. The Fellowship Program offers you the opportunity to occupy a 12-month contractual position consisting of one-year formal training plan designed to let you experience both personal and professional growth in an Illinois Distinguished Accredited, National Gold Medal and CAPRA Accredited Park District.
The anticipated salary is $45,000 with two weeks of vacation and opportunity to attend industry specific conferences and trainings. The schedule will be flexible to align with the rotational objectives. We are accepting applications through March 1, 2019.
Apply online at www.pdop.org.
The DeKalb Park District is seeking a creative, detail-oriented, and enthusiastic professional with the excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and implement high quality and innovative recreation programs and special events. Responsibilities include supervision of 3 full time employees, recreation facilities, an aquatic facility, developing recreation programs for youth and adults, as well as developing and managing special events. The Superintendent of Recreation is charged with the responsibility of the overall operations of the Recreation Department including but not limited to: budget preparation and monitoring, facility management/supervision, hiring, training, and supervising staff, program development, community events, and solicitation of sponsorship and grants.
Position Qualifications & Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Park Administration or related field from an accredited college or university; Three to five years of as a senior recreation manager or Superintendent of Recreation with a parks and recreation agency; CPRP or willingness to obtain; CPO and LGI certifications (desired); Exceptional oral and written communication skills; Ability to maintain exceptional working relationships with peers, community groups, volunteers, independent contractors, co-workers, staff, and the public.
Interested candidates may view the job description and apply online at www.dekalbparkdistrict.com/employment-opportunities
Description: The Athletic Assistant assists the Facility/Athletic Supervisor with implementing the Park District’s athletic leagues, sports camps and other athletic programming. Duties include recruitment of teams and coaches, determination of league structure, implementation of schedules, possible hiring/scheduling of staff, communication with the Parks Department. Individual must be flexible and prepared to respond to stressful situations including weather related cancellations or rule interpretations. Assistant must consistently reinforce league expectations and strive to take athletic leagues and youth programming to the next level through the use of evaluations from participants and/or staff. This position is part-time year around (approx. 15-18 hours per week) Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Ability to work independently under general supervision. Ability to work flexible hours including weekend and evenings. Must have strong organizational skills. Must have strong knowledge of athletic scheduling and strong communication skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Previous experience required. Bachelor’s degree or working towards a degree in Recreation, Sports Management or related field preferred.
Responsibilities: The Superintendent of Finance is appointed by and reports to the Executive Director. This position is responsible for the overall planning, management, operation, administration, maintenance, and development of the District’s comprehensive financial systems and controls. This includes, but is not limited to, accounting of revenues and expenses, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, budget appropriations, capital allocations and spending, investment portfolio, financial forecasting, and program and facility registrations. The Superintendent of Finance oversees the Finance Department consisting of five full-time and one part-time staff and the Customer Service Division including five full-time and numerous part-time staff members.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess a BA/BS in Accounting, Public Finance, business or related field of equivalence; a Master’s Degree, CPA, or CPRP preferred; minimum ten (10) years of progressive experience in public finance or comparable experience; minimum five (5) of these years with leadership and management of full time staff experience.
Please read the brochure for a full- description of the District and the Position. https://www.palatineparks.org/rccms/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/JP_SuperintendentOfFinance_W19.pdf
Candidates should apply online at https://www.palatineparks.org/rccms/employment/ with a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references.