Job Title: Building Technician Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt Department: Facilities
SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of the Building Engineer, the Building Technician employee shall be responsible for maintaining, repairing, and practicing preventive maintenance of equipment and mechanical systems at the Oak Brook Park District. These systems include indoor and outdoor plumbing, indoor and outdoor lighting and electric, HVAC, and general aquatic systems.
SUPERVISORY: The Building Technician employee directly reports to the Building Engineer.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Complete required inspections of the Family Aquatic Center (FAC), Central Park West (CPW), Family Recreation Center (FRC), and Oak Brook Bath & Tennis (OBBT) and document any necessary facility, equipment and custodial repairs, and follow up in correcting any problems. • Inspect, maintain, clean and repair pumps, motors, piping, pools, slides, spas, pool chemistry systems and all associated components as needed. • Inspect, repair, and maintain mechanical, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems and related components at FAC, CPW, FRC, and OBBT and recommend in-house or contracted repairs as necessary. • Maintain basic physical condition of FAC, CPW, FRC, and OBBT with a high degree of quality and an attention to detail including tile, equipment, paint, grout, caulk, walls, lighting, etc. • Maintain the proper operation of indoor pools throughout the year. • Open and close the outdoor splash park in a timely manner and maintain proper operation of the splash park throughout the season. • Maintain accurate and complete records of maintenance activities. Inspect and maintain all outdoor lighting, electric and plumbing systems. • Oversee the electrical and mechanical maintenance of the FAC, CPW, FRC and OBBT. Maintain the building’s physical condition. • Operate the FAC and OBBT in accordance with the State of Illinois and DuPage County Health Department Pool/Spa Codes. • Administer and document pool water tests in accordance with applicable codes and adjusts pool equipment as needed to maintain correct water balance. • Assist the Superintendent of Aquatic & Maintenance Operations, Superintendent of Facilities, and Building Engineer in maintaining long term equipment and inventory plans. • Help in the development of preventive maintenance calendar. • Work closely with the Superintendent of Facilities, Superintendent of Aquatic & Maintenance Operations, Aquatic Supervisors and Building Engineer to coordinate aquatic and facility maintenance. • Review all facility renovation and construction plans with the Building Engineer, Superintendent of Facilities, and Superintendent of Aquatic & Maintenance Operations. • Develop a tracking system for all work performed. Oak Brook Park District Job Description Revised 7/28/2020 2 of 3 • Gain knowledge and understanding of Park District policies and procedures and see that they are adhered to at all times. • Assist in maintaining aquatic and maintenance manuals. • Assist management in the ordering and inventory of all pool supplies. • Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills in all communications. • Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Aquatic & Maintenance Operations or Building Engineer. • Support the District’s safety initiative including adhering to policies and procedures, performing your job in a safe manner, attending required training, seeking additional training as needed, promptly reporting accidents/incidents, and proactively addressing hazards in the workplace. MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: Perform other duties and requirements as assigned. • Observe and follow all Park District safety policies and regulations, and report any hazardous situations. The safety of staff and participants is a continuing responsibility of all employees. • Attend all staff meetings. • Assist other facility areas as needed. PSYCHOLOGICAL REQUIREMENTS: Work independently in day-to-day operations with general direction of the Building Engineer. • Ability to delegate work, where appropriate, in order to accomplish work most effectively. • Demonstrate leadership qualities to perform required work. • Ability to work in a team atmosphere, as necessary, promoting positive and effective working relationships with staff and external customers. • Ability to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations. • Ability to recognize priorities and meet deadlines. • Ability to accept constructive criticism and/or supervision. • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to new situations. • Possess enthusiasm and drive with a desire to accomplish goals and objectives. • Use good safety awareness and judgment in all aspects of this position. • Ability to follow directions and communicate both verbally and in writing. • Ability to read and understand materials. • Ability to read blueprints, schematic drawings, and other construction documents. • Knowledge of construction methods and the use of construction equipment. • Ability to develop detailed project cost estimates. • Ability to maintain and organize systematic, complete, and accurate records and be skilled in communicating clearly in a written manner. • Possess time management and organizational skills to effectively perform job responsibilities • Possess good problem-solving skills and have the capacity to act rationally and calmly in high stress and/or emergency situations. • Ability to represent the Oak Brook Park District in a professional manner. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Bending, kneeling, and reaching items off floor and high shelves • Walking and bending for sustained periods of time, as when working on pumps and motors • Lifting and moving material, such as lumber and doors up to 80 pounds • Lifting and moving with loads for long periods of time, as when stocking storerooms • Climbing ladders and reaching to perform work, such as changing light bulbs or painting Revised 7/28/2020 3 of 3 • Repeated hand and arm movements for extended periods of time, as when hammering, sawing, drilling, etc. ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS: Work on wet pool area surfaces and possible exposure to pool chemicals. • General work area is indoors in a smoke-free environment with temperatures in excess of 80 degrees Fahrenheit. • May be required to work outside during various weather conditions including rain and mud, and extremely hot and cold temperatures. • May be exposed to noise distractions from employees or equipment operation in adjacent work areas. HOURS: The Building Technician is a full-time position working a minimum of 40 hours per week. A typical weekly schedule is Tuesday-Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, including an unpaid 30-minute meal break. Up to 8 hours each week will be scheduled on either Saturday or Sunday, varying in day, time and length as the job requires and will be coordinated in advance with the Building Engineer each week. The Building Technician is on-call during off hours in case of mechanical or chemical related emergencies. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: High school graduate with additional education preferred. • Must have at least 3-years of experience in building maintenance or similar position. Preference will be given to candidates familiar with aquatic facilities. • Must be a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or ability to obtain certification within one (1) year from date of hire. • Knowledge of computers with experience in Microsoft Excel and Word as well as service request database. • A valid Illinois State Driver's License is required. • CPR and AED certification is required (training will be provided by the Park District).
The Oak Brook Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
In addition to the salary, the Oak Brook Park District offers a comprehensive benefit package including participation in the employer sponsored health and life insurance plans; paid holidays, vacation and sick days; professional development reimbursement; membership in professional organizations; membership in the District’s Fitness, Aquatic and Tennis Centers; recreational program discounts; non-elective participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF); and elective participation in a 457 retirement fund.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Rob Bond, Superintendent of Aquatic and Maintenance Operations, by email: email@example.com or by mail: Oak Brook Park District, 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523.
The Palatine Park District’s Palatine Hills Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for all golf course maintenance, landscaping, budget oversight, purchasing, staffing and special projects at Palatine Hills Golf Course. The ideal candidates will be a GCSAA Class A or B level Superintendent, as established by the GCSAA or a combination of experience and certification. Minimum qualifications include five (5) years’ experience in golf course maintenance and management of golf course maintenance operations, three (3) years’ experience in staff management, hiring and supervision, and a Bachelor’s degree in Turfgrass Management/Sciences, Horticulture, or a related field, with extensive experience managing cool season turfgrass.
Palatine Hills Golf Course is a 6,800 yard, 18-hole, par 72 championship course with six sets of tees that provide a challenging yet enjoyable experience for golfers of all skill levels.
The layout requires golfers to use all the clubs in the bag during a round. The par 4 holes range in distance from 335 to 456 yards and par 3 holes range from 165 to 228 yards. In addition, players must contend with 29 bunkers and water that comes into play on 10 holes. Tee time reservations are taken up to 7 days in advance.
Palatine Hills hosts an annual Illinois Junior Golf Association (IJGA) regional tournament and has hosted various Illinois High School Association (IHSA) conference, regional, and sectional tournaments.
The hiring salary for Golf Course Superintendent is DOQ. The Park District offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and membership in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The District benefits package also includes paid vacation, personal days, holidays, sick leave, and potential for annual merit increases.
Today, Madison Parks has over 270 parks covering over 6,000 acres, including 1,600 conservation acres. The Parks Division is responsible for the operations and maintenance of Olbrich Botanical Gardens, four public golf courses, Warner Park Community Recreation Center, the Goodman Pool, Forest Hill Cemetery, and maintenance of State Street and the Mall Concourse. We offer reservable shelters, athletic fields, swimming lessons, guided nature walks, ice skating lessons, and free movies in the park. Our mission is to provide the ideal system of parks, natural resources, and recreational opportunities which will enhance the quality of life for everyone.
This is managerial and professional work in visioning, strategic planning, developing, and directing the operations, programs, functions, and staff of Olbrich Botanical Gardens consisting of City of Madison Parks Division and Olbrich Botanical Society staff. This position oversees the development of the full scientific and educational potential of the Botanical Gardens, Garden Center building, Bolz Conservatory, production greenhouse, outdoor gardens, gift store, and Frautschi Family Learning Center. The Botanical Center Director also serves as the Executive Director of the Olbrich Botanical Society (OBS). As Executive Director of OBS, this position oversees the following:
The individual in this position also serves on the Olbrich Botanical Society Foundation (OBSF) board and assists with the administration of OBSF. OBSF supports the programs and activities of the Gardens by providing endowment disbursements to the OBS operating budget.
The individual in this position must be able to effectively and efficiently manage the integration and coordination of both public and private resources and meet the needs of both organizations. Work is performed under the general direction of the Parks Assistant Superintendent and the Olbrich Botanical Society Board of Directors. Individual will be responsible for creating and maintaining healthy and sustainable work culture that values inclusivity and accessibility. Individual must have passion for connecting others to the natural environment.
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JOB SUMMARY: The Facilities Technician is responsible for assisting with the maintenance of facilities, park buildings/special features, and utilities under the direction of the Aquatics and Facilities Supervisor. This position requires a general knowledge of building maintenance and construction trades to assist with projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Assigned work in facilities and parks, including custodial, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry and painting 2) Assist with inspections, maintenance and repairs of HVAC, aquatics-pools and spray pad, lighting, security and other facility controls 3) Assist with snow removal and be properly trained to operate snow removal equipment 4) Must be available to make emergency repairs 24 hours a day 5) Must be willing to be assigned occasional evenings and weekend hours 6) Works in coordination with all departments to reach overall objectives of the District 7) Safely perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines 8) Performs any additional duties as assigned
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & TRAINING: 1) Minimum high school degree with 5 years of responsible experience in facilities maintenance 2) Valid IL Drivers’ license 3) Basic knowledge of custodial, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC 4) Able to obtain and maintain a Certified Pool Operator certification 5) Basic knowledge of preventative maintenance procedures and accident prevention in operation of all district equipment and facility maintenance 6) Ability to monitor contractual work and develop working relationships with District subcontractors 7) Operates vehicles and equipment according to safety guidelines
HOURS 40 hours a week, 8 hours per day. Typically Monday – Friday with core hours of 9am-3pm. With start and end times varying depending on season and District operations. Evening and weekend hours may also be required.
TITLE: Assistant General Manager – PrairieView Golf Club / PrairieFire Golf & Grill DIVISION: Golf Operations REPORTS TO: General Manager – PrairieView / PrairieFire SUPERVISES: Directly supervises Asst. Food & Beverage Managers and all part-time/seasonal staff within PrairieFire and PrairieView F&B operations to include cooks, bartenders, servers, hostesses, and concessions personnel.
JOB GOAL: Overseeing and administering operational services at both PrairieView and PrairieFire with a maximum of efficiency, a minimum of waste, and an ever-present, overriding concern for service to the public.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Education and Experience: a. Possession of a bachelor’s degree in Business or related field. b. 5-10 years of operations management experience. Experience in golf, restaurant/bar, and/or hospitality operations is preferred. c. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the General Manager and Executive Director may find appropriate and acceptable. 2. Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: a. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. b. Understanding of managing the operations of a multiple facility department. c. Possess effective leadership, management, and supervisory skills. d. Ability to deploy personnel and resources effectively and efficiently to meet operational demands. e. Ability to exhibit good problem-solving skills and judgment in making informed decisions. f. A basic understanding of financial information/reports and budgeting. 3. Special Requirements: a. Possession of a valid driver’s license. b. Must have or obtain Food Service Sanitation License & BASSET certifications c. Must have or obtain certification in First Aid, CPR and AED. d. Evenings, weekends, and holiday hours are frequently required.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Serve as the front-line manager for all staff and operations originating out of the PrairieView F&B operations and PrairieFire Toptracer Range. 2. Work cooperatively in a team environment with the General Manager and other Golf Operations Staff in the allocation of staffing, fiscal, material and equipment resources. 3. Primary contact for all special group events in PrairieFire facility. 4. Assist with the planning and management of outings and other events at PrairieView. 5. Plays lead role in recruiting, screening, hiring, and training employees necessary for the PrairieView clubhouse and PrairieFire operations. 6. Establishes personnel schedules, and maintains such personnel records as are needed for the golf operations. 7. Takes lead role in facilitating the upkeep, maintenance, and repair of golf clubhouse, pavilion, and PrairieFire facilities. 8. Maintains a coordinated inventory control program for food & beverage operations at PrairieView & PrairieFire. 9. Communicates on a regular basis with the General Manager to ensure he/she is informed regarding all areas of responsibilities. 10. Responsible for increasing net profit at PrairieView and PrairieFire to meet future needs of the District as outlined by the Executive Director. 11. Responsible for operating within the approved budget for operational revenues and expenditures for each fiscal year. 12. Delegates, at own discretion, to other employees of the golf department, the exercise of any powers or the discharge of any duties with the knowledge that the delegation of power or duty does not relieve the assistant general manager of final responsibility for the action taken under the delegation. 13. Makes recommendations for the assignment of and termination of employment of all personnel encompassed within his / her area of operations. 14. Works with the General Manager to establish safeguards and controls for golf cash management, including, but not restricted to, personnel training, daily deposits, and accurate record keeping. 15. Participates in developing and submitting the department budget, and exercises budgetary control over adopted budget. 16. Conducts an annual review of area of operations and advises the General Manager of recommendations for improvement. 17. Assists in evaluating the performance of all personnel, and plans and provides in-service training experiences as required. 18. Directly involved in the agency Risk Management program by; (1) identifying and analyzing loss exposures; (2) selecting a technique or combination of techniques to be used to handle each exposure; (3) implementing the chosen techniques; (4) monitoring the decisions made and implementing appropriate changes. 19. Adheres to all risk management rules and regulations issued by the district, and state, local or federal regulatory agencies. Constantly monitors work areas for unsafe conditions, corrects them, and reports them to the General Manager as required. 20. Performs all other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the General Manager and Executive Director.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to drive, stand, walk, climb stairs, see, hear and speak. The position requires substantial time on the phone, sitting in front of a computer and sitting at a desk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. by themselves or 75lbs with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The position is exposed to a variation in temperature and inclement weather. The employee may occasionally be exposed to loud noises such as music or crowds.
SELECTION GUIDELINES: Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview, reference and background check; job related tests may be required. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve-month year.
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board's policy on Evaluation of Personnel.