The Parks Turf Mower Crew Leader will operate the district’s 16’ wide area mower and lead the weekly grass mowing efforts throughout the district. Will lead a 3 person crew and ensure each of the district’s parks and facilities are mowed and trimmed at least once a week. Will perform other marginal duties as required including, trimming, trash removal, basic maintenance, and cleaning of outdoor facilities in various areas owned and operated by the Oak Lawn Park District.
Availability: • Typical work week is 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday • Work week hours may vary according to weather or seasonal demand • Some overtime hours during peak seasons is required • Must be available to work July, 04th for our special event. • Seasonal position, prefer someone who is available to work March to November with the possibility of working longer depending on the weather
Qualifications: • 18 years old, • Valid Illinois Driver’s License, • Prior mowing or equipment experience is preferred, but not required. • Successful candidate will be able to work independently and pay close attention to detail. • NOTE: Applicants must possess requisite physical ability to perform the essential job duties, including exposure to dirt, dust, and debris from dragging ballfield as may be required.
Job Summary: • Mow grass with riding and walk-behind mowing equipment • Safely operate district vehicles & equipment. Including trailers • Edge curbs and walks with power edger as required • Mow and string-trim around trees, shrubs, curbs, and other areas that cannot be cut with larger equipment • Operate tractors and attachments, mowers, string-trimmers, edger, gas/electric powered hedge trimmers, rototillers, and other powered equipment • Empty Trash Cans throughout district • Clean outdoor facilities • Pick-up litter and debris in parks • Trim turf areas with string line (weed wacker) trimmers • Use district tools according to safety guidelines • Drag and stripe district ballfields
How to Apply: • Complete a Job Application Found online at: https://www.olparks.com/images/staff/Docs/newhire/2015_Job_Application.pdf • Email the completed application to Rgory@olparks.com , or mail/deliver the completed application to Oak Lawn Park District Maintenance: 5501 West 110th Street in Oak Lawn IL 60453. • Position open until filled
The Day Camp Director is responsible for the direct supervision of the Day Camp Counselors, on site administrative duties and assisting in leading activities for the campers. Camp hours range from 9am - 3:15pm, with 45 additional minutes allotted for planning, clean up and meetings, Monday through Friday, during the summer months. This is an at-will position.
Qualifications -Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. -Must be at least 21 years of age. -Must have a valid driver's license. -Must be CPR and AED certified, or be available for certification prior to camp program. -Must possess the knowledge and skills of planning, organizing and leading a variety of creative and quality activities. -Must have at least two (2) years of experience leading children, outdoor recreation, nature awareness and camp crafts. -Must possess experience or skills to supervise a staff of peers. -Must be willing to drive a 15 passenger vehicle as a means of transporting campers and staff.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities -The Director must instruct the Day Camp Counselors when to arrive for, and when to depart from camp. -Responsible for the direction of counselors during training to complete lesson plans and newsletters for the first session of camp. -Must assist the Recreation Manager in the preparation and presentation of day camp staff training. -Responsible for collecting and approving lesson plans and newsletters from counselors, submitting a copy of lesson plans to Recreation Manager as requested and ready newsletters in appropriate time for distribution. -Employee must notify Recreation Manager of any parent concerns or discipline issues, major health or safety hazards. -Follow all accident reporting procedures including the completion of accident/incident forms. -Must be fair and consistent in maintaining discipline and maintain a positive attitude. -Employee must exemplify the Streamwood Park District's proper standard of dress and enforce policy. -Responsible for following, and making sure counselors follow all pool rules and expectations. -Make sure any equipment used is put away promptly and neatly after activities. -Report any equipment damage, supplies needed or shortages to the Recreation Manager. -Must adhere to the program budget and seek approval of purchases. -Employee to conduct and participate in weekly staff meetings. -Must demonstrate, lead and support the park district mission statement, vision and core values. -Employee must perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the Streamwood Park District and its safety program.
-Employee must be able to work independently with general direction of the Recreation Manager. -Must have the ability to delegate work, where appropriate, in order to accomplish work most effectively. -Employee must demonstrate leadership qualities to perform required work. -Must have the ability to recognize priorities and meet deadlines. -Employee must possess enthusiasm and drive with a desire to accomplish goals and objectives.
The employee may be required to work both inside and outside during various environmental conditions, such as, but not limited to rain, hot and cold temperatures, exposure to dust, fumes, dirt and noise. The employee must operate and handle assigned equipment and be able to perform moderate manual tasks.
For more information, and to fill out an application, please visit www.spdcares.com.