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The Building Specialist is a Full-Time Position reporting to the Maintenance & Operations Supervisor. We offer competitive compensation starting at $19.48 per hour. Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF Pension, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time, and personal days. This position is part of a collective bargaining agreement.
The work schedule is September through May, working Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm. June - August, working Sunday 6:00am to 2:30pm and Monday -Thursday, 8:30 am to 5:00pm.
Job Purpose:
The Building Specialist ensures the upkeep, safety, repair and preventive maintenance of all Special Facility buildings, equipment and supplies and provides logistical support for the delivery of all programs, special events and services.

 The Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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 Park District of Oak Park


Desiree Hines

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


For 50 years, Oakton College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies.  Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.

We offer: 

Continuing Education
Great Benefits
Paid Winter Break
FRIDAYS OFF during the Summer


Job Description:

Basic Function and Responsibility:

Under general supervision, perform tasks involved in maintaining grounds, lawns, flower beds, shrubs and trees, sidewalks, parking lots, roads and storm sewers and drainage structures, and snow removal.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine tasks in maintaining lawns and grounds, including seeding, fertilizing, mowing and watering.
  • Install, plant, spray and maintain flower beds.
  • Plant, fertilize, spray and prune shrubs and trees.
  • Maintain and repair sidewalks, roads and parking lots.
  • Maintain and repair water and sanitary lines, storm sewers, drainage structures and manholes and drain lines.
  • Perform tasks in snow removal, leaf raking, tree cutting and stump removal.
  • Operate job related power equipment such as end loader, snow blower, air compressor and air hammer, mowers, painter, chain saw, and other power equipment.
  • Perform other general maintenance tasks as may be assigned by Supervisor or Director.


Qualifications and Working Conditions:

  • High school education or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
  • Two years of landscaping groundskeeping/nursery experience is necessary.
  • Possession of Illinois State Commercial Driver's License with Class B with Air Brake Endorsement is preferred.
  • Possession of Illinois State Public Applicator or Operator License and Ornamental and Turf pest control is preferred.
  • Ability to interact professionally and tactfully with people of different levels of education, cultural backgrounds, and life experiences, and to exhibit an adequate level of respect to fellow employees and the College community at large.
Physical Demands:

Position will require employees to have:

  • the ability to stand, walk and move for extended periods of time (Often - 75% - 100%).
  • the ability to detect dirt, dust, stains and marks. (Often 75% to 100%)
  • the ability to bend, twist, stoop, kneel, crawl, push, pull, and reach in all directions (Often - 75% - 100%)
  • the ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. (Often 75% - 100%)
  • the ability to perform moderate to strenuous physical labor for extended periods of time. (Often 75% - 100%)
  • the ability to set up and operate mechanical cleaning equipment. (Occasional 50% to 75%)
  • the ability to work at heights and the ability to ascend/descend ladders. (Seldom - 0% - 25%)
  • Some shifts will require the use of radio communication. Employees on these shifts, using these devices, will be required to have the ability to hear and exchange information clearly.
  • Job duties may be performed in hot, dusty, dirty environments. Employees may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions.

Additional Information:

Supervision Received:
General supervision is received from the Grounds Supervisor. Oversight by Director of Facilities.

HOURS:  Monday - Friday - 7:00 am - 3:30 pm - Hours may vary due to the needs of the College

SALARY: $43,924

Oakton is accessible by public transportation.

Application Instructions:

For further details, visit our website at and select the Employment link to view Employment Opportunities.

Please be sure to have a current resume, cover letter, and list of, at least, three (3) professional references with contact information prepared to submit with your application. 

Oakton College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.

Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.

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 Oakton Community College


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $27.02 an hour

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Under general supervision, performs technical and complex building maintenance, troubleshooting alterations and repairs involving heating and cooling systems; electrical systems; mechanical systems; computer, phone, and video cabling network; carpentry; doors, keys, and locks; roofing, and other duties as assigned.

Performs technical troubleshooting of three-phase motor control equipment and HVAC control equipment, including direct digital control by using test meters, owner's manuals, blueprints, schematics, and reference manuals.

Has knowledge of computer operations and Building Management System to control HVAC equipment.

Performs the installation and troubleshooting of category six network computer lines, phone lines, audio and video cabling infrastructure. Performs in-depth preventative maintenance and repairs of the various building heating and cooling systems such as chillers, boilers, heating pumps, bearings, air handlers, exhaust fans, roof top units, split systems, unit heaters, etc. Must be able to identify if equipment is working properly, troubleshoot and repair the equipment.

Installs, maintains, and repairs the building's electrical systems and equipment, including fuses, circuit breakers, light fixtures, relays, etc. Ability to bend and run conduit, pull wire, etc. Troubleshoots electrical malfunctions, repairs or rewires as necessary.

Performs maintenance and repair of mechanical systems, including: building system air compressors, Police Department shooting range equipment, computerized parking meter machines, fire sprinkler systems and office equipment. Performs a variety of building alteration tasks to include carpentry, painting, and roof maintenance.

Repairs overhead garage doors, man doors, hinges or track assemblies. Replaces electrical equipment, if necessary.
Performs various duties, such as floor care, snow removal, window washing, and locksmithing.

Responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Following Village Exposure Control Protocols cleans Village facilities, equipment and/or furnishings after bloodborne pathogen exposure incidents.

Follows all safety regulations, policies and procedures. Reports all unsafe conditions and acts to supervisor. Reports all accidents to the supervisor immediately, whenever possible, but no later than end of the employee's work shift. Follows recognized safe work practices.

Performs other duties as requested or assigned, which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED): Associate's degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school preferred. Requires two years of experience in general maintenance and repair; one year experience in heating and cooling systems; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Requires possession of a valid Illinois commercial driver’s license (CDL) class B vehicle license with an Air Brake endorsement or ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire.  Must possess type 608 Universal Refrigerant Certification, or ability to obtain one within 6 months.

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 Village of Hanover Park


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $77,500 to $87,500

Under the supervision of the Director of Golf & Facilities, The General Manager of Ice Operations is responsible for program development and management, and supervisory oversight of the planning, coordinating, evaluating, and staffing of ice programming and the oversight of ice rink and rentals.
Key Job Tasks:
  • Prepare and implement ice operations budget in accordance with approved goals and strategic plans.
  • Ensure Ice Rental sales meet or exceed budget by cold calls, email marketing, social media ads and other sales strategies.  
  • Coordinate, communicate, and schedule all aspects of facility ice reservations with internal and external individuals and departments to ensure user satisfaction. 
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of assigned programs and events. 
  • Work with affiliate groups and independent contractors, which may include, but is not limited to: reserving facility space, preparing schedules and submitting invoices. 
  • Work a flexible schedule based on facility operations need, including weekends and holidays as needed and includes special events and rentals.
Direct supervision of the following:                              
  • Figure Skating Operations Manager
  • Hockey Operations Manager
  • Dual supervision of Zamboni/Custodial Ice Staff
  • Ice Box Concessions Staff
  • Part time instructors and coaches, Part time support staff, and Volunteers
Hoffman Estates Park District - 1685 West Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Days/Hours of Work:
Work a flexible schedule based on facility operations need, including weekends and holidays as needed
Experience and Qualifications:
Minimum of five years of indoor ice rink experience, managing athletic and recreation programs and staff
High School Diploma or GED required.  A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Recreation, Business, Park and Leisure Service Administration or related field preferred.
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 Hoffman Estates Park District


Kimberly Engler

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Ice Arenas, this position is responsible for upkeep and maintenance of ice rink surfaces and surrounding facilities (player benches, locker rooms, garages, walkways, glass, boards, etc.) while keeping events on time according to the ice events schedule. This position will also have opened and/or closing responsibilities. This is a full-time, non-exempt, non-union position. 


  • Maintain Ice resurfacing machines including appearance, changing blades, greasing parts, battery upkeep, and changing oil (edger).
  • May provide direction to part-time staff, contractor and/or volunteers as assigned.
  • Responsible for ice maintenance including resurfacing, edging, flooding, filling holes, chipping ice along dasher boards and maintaining proper ice thickness as required by usage.
  • Ice arena upkeep including taking out trash, cleaning locker rooms and bathrooms, players benches, flooring, and resurfacing garages.
  • Responsible for cleaning-up and changing broken glass.
  • Monitoring ice chiller system including filling logs, adding oil to compressors, adding brine when needed, testing brine solution levels, and evaluating ice plant.
  •  Ensures security of facility during all shifts—opening and closing.
  •  Keeping ice events on schedule.
  • Maintaining and repairing hockey nets.
  • Cleaning rink boards, glass and players benches as needed.
  • Consistently demonstrates high ethical standards, good communication, and a professional appearance.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, trainings, and orientations.
  • Attend work on a regular, reliable, and punctual basis

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Requires through knowledge of the techniques and equipment involved in the components of custodial maintenance, preventative maintenance, and the operations of an ice rink. Equipment includes but not limited to the ice resurfacer machines, ice edger, ice compressors, cooling towers, and boiler units.
  •  Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, some evenings, and holidays as business operations demand.
  • Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbally.
  •  Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service and get along with coworkers, patrons, and supervisors and interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner.

Education and Experience:

  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  •  A minimum of six (6) months of experience in ice rinks or one (1) year in maintenance.
  •  A combination of experience and education may be considered.
  •  CPR, First Aid and AED certificates or the ability to obtain upon hire.
  •  Additional related certifications.
  •  A valid Illinois Driver License or the ability to obtain upon hire and maintain an acceptable driving record preferred.

Physical Requirements: 

  •  Must be able to perform the following basic life operational functions; climbing, balancing, stooping kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, hearing and repetitive motions. 
  •  Must be able to perform the following tasks; exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently and up to 40 pounds of force constantly.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to operate machines and equipment including close inspection of moving and small parts, using measurement devices, perform assembly and fabrication of parts, prepare maintenance records and operate a computer terminal.

Work Environment:

  • Work is usually preformed in cold, wet, humid conditions (non-weather)
  • Working in high, precarious places and some exposure to outdoor weather conditions
  • Work is generally in a moderately noisy location 
The physical demands and work environments described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Accommodations will be examined on a case-by-case basis.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required by personnel so classified.

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 Village of Bensenville


Human Resources

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled