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 $16.85 + /hour - Depending on Qualifications

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

Website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org Location: Cole Center, Barnes, Oakhurst Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday Hours: 6:30 am - 3:00 pm Salary: $16.85+ /hour DOQ

Qualifications: High School graduate or General Education Degree (GED) required. Previous grounds maintenance experience is required with the ability to operate various lawn equipment, trucks and tractors. Previous supervisory or crew leader experience preferred with effective communication skills and good decision making in stressful situations. Ability to work well independently and as part of a team. Illinois Department of Agriculture Pesticide Operator license required, or ability to obtain within six months of hire date. A valid Illinois driver’s license is required. A CDL is preferred. Must be in good physical condition to perform manual labor in various weather conditions including high heat, humidity and cold. Bi-lingual Spanish is a plus. Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, with possible overtime during prime season is essential.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Park Grounds Operations Supervisor, the FT Grounds Maintenance Worker must be sufficiently skilled to perform a wide variety of maintenance tasks with minimal supervision related to the long-term care and maintenance of District parks and grounds. Responsible for general landscape maintenance work which includes mowing and trimming of grass, shrubs, trees, etc. Trims and edges around walks, flower beds, and walls. Assist in supervision of seasonal staff while helping to ensure schedules are met and projects are completed in both an efficient and timely manner. Additional duties include but not limited to; spraying herbicides, performing construction or repairs to park elements and preventative maintenance of equipment. Removal of all garbage, paper, refuse material, etc. from trails, parks and playing fields. Removal of snow from parking lots, sidewalks, etc. and spreading salt on public passageways to prevent ice buildup. Perform other duties as assigned. Will assist other divisions and departments as needed. 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 inter-connected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Connected by the Fox River, our communities are tied together 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

Lisa Santoria
630-897-0516
lsantoria@fvpd.net

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000-$55,000

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Are you an accounting, finance or business management professional looking to steer clear of the urban and suburban rat-race of traffic congestion, long commutes, designer suits, generic sterile cubicles and exorbitant cost of living? Less than a 2-hour drive from downtown Chicago, Woodhaven Lakes offers a laid-back, yet professional work environment located among tall pines and oaks, lakes and prairies. Although Woodhaven is in the country surrounded by cornfields and small-town living, we are hardly “hicks in the sticks”! Woodhaven boasts beautiful updated facilities and amenities including a modern and technologically advanced Association Office (we have high speed internet and computers!), General Store, Restaurant, Laundromat, Bank, Gas Station, Hardware Store, Fitness Room and new Nature Center. So throw on some jeans and pop the collar on your polo shirt (no, don’t pop the collar, that’s way too pretentious for us) and join our team of 60-full time and 150 part-time employees all working together to provide a relaxing, stress-free and fiscally sound environment for our Property Owners and guests.

With an annual operating budget exceeding $9 million dollars, the Director of Finance primary responsibilities include directing the financial planning and strategy of the Association and its subsidiaries, analyzing and reporting on financial performance, overseeing audit and tax functions, preparing forecasts and comprehensive budgets, training accounting staff, reviewing departmental budgets, managing internal controls and coordinating General Liability and Workers Comp. insurance policies.

Supervisory responsibilities include oversight of the Association’s subsidiary retail operations Woody, Inc., which is comprised of a General Store/Restaurant and True Value Service Center. The position also directly supervises the Accounting Clerk and Accounting Administrator including training, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving staff issues and problems. The Director of Finance will report directly the General Manager of Administrative Services and work closely with the Executive Director.

Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting or related field.

This is a full-time position with general hours Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Additional evening and weekend hours are required, including attendance and presentations at Board of Director and Finance Committee meetings.

We offer a generous benefit package including medical coverage, dental coverage, vision, short and long-term disability, 401k retirement plan, Roth IRA, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, personal days, and facility usage benefits.

For more information about Woodhaven or to apply, visit our website at www.woodhavenlakes.com.

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 Woodhaven Association

 Contact

Amy Ackert
815-849-5359
aackert@woodhavenassociation.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $36,000/yr

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

Location: Vaughan Athletic Center Website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org Hours: will vary depending on district needs Salary: $36,000/salary - minimum starting pay rate

Qualifications: Must have a High School Degree or equivalent. Must have two years prior aquatics maintenance experience and have or obtain an AFO or CPO certification within six months of employment. Must be able to work independently and supervise staff as required. Must be dependable and reliable. Strong communication skills in oral and written format. Proficient use of computer systems. Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license.

Duties: Under the direction of the Aquatic Maintenance Supervisor, the Aquatic Maintenance Specialist shall assist in the daily operations of the aquatic area at all district aquatic facilities. These duties include but are not limited to inspections, water chemistry, cleaning and repairs. Must become experienced in the aquatic operation to be able to supervise seasonal aquatic maintenance staff. 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 inter-connected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Connected by the Fox River, our communities are tied together 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

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 Fox Valley Park District

 Contact

Lisa Santoria
630-966-4517
lsantoria@fvpd.net

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $36,000/yr

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To apply please complete the application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org Location: Reports to Greenhouse, 259 S. Russell Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 Hours: Sunday – Thursday 6:30am-3pm; some overtime and weekends may be necessary Salary: $17.50/hour

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture or related field or three years related experience or equivalent combination of both. A minimum of two years’ experience supervising staff. General knowledge of plant identification and proper care as well as proper use of tools required. Ability to obtain (within six months) and maintain a Pesticide Operator’s License. Horticulturist shall be in good physical condition. A valid Illinois State Driver’s License is also required.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Horticultural Supervisor, the Horticulturist is responsible for planting, cultivating, maintaining and harvesting landscape plants such as perennials, annuals, indigenous plants, and shrubs in environmentally controlled structures and throughout Park District facilities and parks by performing various duties. Supervisory skills are required. This position requires participation in the weekend greenhouse care rotation which requires some weekend work. 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 inter-connected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Connected by the Fox River, our communities are tied together 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!

To apply please complete an online employment application on our website.

Contact: Lisa Santoria /Human Resources Phone: (630) 966-4517 Address: 101 West Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 Contact E-mail: jobs@fvpd.net

The Fox Valley Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority candidates encouraged to apply.

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 Fox Valley Park District

 Contact

Lisa Santoria
630-966-4517
lsantoria@fvpd.net

 Closing Date

March 15, 2020

 Starting $52,000 (DOQ)

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Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor
Grade: 9
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Department: Parks and Golf Operations

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS
Reports to: Superintendent of Parks and Planning
Supervises: Full Time Facility Mechanical Maintenance Staff, Mechanics, Part-time and Seasonal staff

BASIC FUNCTION
The Mechanical Operations Supervisor is responsible for the Oakwood Maintenance facility, district wide mechanical and equipment systems, mechanical & custodial operations at the aquatics facilities, maintenance of all vehicles and equipment and snow removal operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
1. Maintain mechanical and equipment operations for the Mystic Waters Aquatics Center, Iroquois and Chippewa Pools, and the indoor aquatic facility.
2. Oversee hiring, staff schedules, daily direction and evaluations for assigned staff.
3. Lead staff in the preparation for the seasonal opening and closing of outdoor and indoor aquatic facilities, park restrooms, Mountain View Mine and outdoor drinking fountains.
4. Maintain water quality within a desired range at assigned district aquatic facilities.
5. Maintain all mechanical equipment operations in assigned district parks and facilities including PLCC, ALC, MVM, LP Clubhouse, LP Memorial Pavilion, Oakwood Complex, various field houses.
6. Supervise shop activities to include service and repair of park district vehicles & equipment.
7. Plan, develop and coordinate regular and preventative maintenance schedules.
8. Plan and monitor related budget.
9. Operate various trade specific equipment such as skid steer, boom lift, back hoe.
10. Coordinate snow removal district wide.
11. Procure supplies and equipment.
12. Regularly coordinate maintenance activities with other supervisors.
13. Complete reports, processes payroll and regularly utilize a computer.
14. Establish standards and procedures for operations.

OTHER DUTIES
1. Make recommendations and prepares specifications for capital and other improvements as assigned.
2. Oversee district wide lock-out tag-out program (LOTO)
3. Oversee light pole maintenance program.
4. Attend training sessions for professional development.
5. Provide support as assigned for district wide events and emergency repairs in other areas of the district.
6. Remain current with regard to vehicle laws, alternate fuels, ADA and maintenance procedures.
7. Follow all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Park District Safety and Crisis Manuals.
8. Perform additional duties as assigned.
9. Member of a Park District committee as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Education: High School diploma or equivalent (GED)

Experience: Three to Five years related experience. Demonstrated competencies within multiple trade disciplines such as plumbing, electric, automotive repair, equipment operation, welding, concrete install/removal, HVAC repair, aquatic specific maintenance. Basic computer skills: Outlook, Word and Excel.

Certifications: Certified Pool Operator/Aquatic Facility Operator; Valid Illinois Driver’s License; CPR and First Aid Certification; ASME Mechanics Certification (preferred)

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 Des Plaines Park District

 Contact

Nicole McNulty
(847) 391-5092
nicole.mcnulty@dpparks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled