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 $13 per hour

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The Niles Park District is seeking Part Time Laborers with demonstrated skills in general park maintenance duties.

Essential Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Athletic Field Maintenance

  • General Park Maintenance and Site Clean-Up

  • Routine Tasks and Projects

Part time hours for this position will be 40 hours a week with weekend required. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Must have a valid driver's license.

The qualified individual should be well motivated and possess good decision making and leadership skills. Must be willing to work in various weather conditions and have a willingness to learn.

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 Niles Park District

 Contact

Chris Zalinski
847-967-6633
chrisz@niles-parks.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting at $15/hour

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Job Title: Park Maintenance Worker I

The park maintenance worker I is responsible for performing a variety of park labor duties to maintain and/or repair park properties and equipment.

The park maintenance worker is responsible for performing the essential functions as outlined in this analysis. He/she is a full-time hourly employee, working 40 hours per week, but may be required to work additional hours including nights and weekends as required by the District.

Qualifications:

A High School Diploma or G.E.D., and at least one year experience in a field related to park district maintenance is required. The park maintenance worker should possess good composition and oral communication skills. The park maintenance worker must obtain a State of Illinois Pesticide Operators license within one year of his/her employment.

The park maintenance worker must possess a valid Illinois class “D” driver’s license and maintain an adequate driving record.

Immediate Supervisor: The park maintenance worker is under the supervision of the Park Maintenance Foreman.

Essential Functions:

  1. Operation of park district vehicles and equipment as directed and trained.
  2. General repair of all park district equipment and areas.
  3. Turf Maintenance- all aspects (i.e. mowing, fertilizing, seeding, aerating).
  4. Planting trees and shrubs.
  5. Trimming of trees and shrubs.
  6. Maintenance of playgrounds and sports fields.
  7. Removing all garbage from facilities, parks and playgrounds.
  8. Snow removal.
  9. Flower bed planting and maintenance.
  10. Maintains proper appearance and cleanliness of all facilities.

Marginal Functions:

  1. Making and maintaining ice rinks.
  2. Assisting with construction of park and playground equipment.
  3. Assisting with the repair of park buildings, roofs, doors, windows, and electrical or plumbing work.
  4. Assists with other duties and directed by supervisors.

Psychological Considerations:

  1. The park maintenance worker must be able to work alone or closely with others.
  2. The park maintenance worker must be able to work around general population/park patrons in public areas.
  3. The park maintenance worker must work under the direction of superiors.

Physiological Considerations:

The park maintenance worker is exposed to chemicals, fertilizers, and cleaning agents. He/she must be able to lift and move 100 lb. with mechanical assistance.

Environmental Consideration:

  1. The park maintenance worker is exposed to outside weather conditions 90% of the time, including extreme heat and cold, snow, rain, ice, and high levels of pollen.

  2. Protective clothing required for job duties include: -ear protection -helmet -eye protection -dusk mask -leather type work boot -gloves

Cognitive Considerations:

  1. The park maintenance worker must be able to follow directions from a supervisor with safe follow through.
  2. The park maintenance worker must use good safety awareness and judgment.
  3. The park maintenance worker must be able to read specifications and instructions.

Salary Range:

Starting at $15.00 per hour plus benefits.

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 Berwyn Park District

 Contact

Joseph Bzdyl
jbzdyl@berwynparks.org & sfejt@berwynparks.org

 Closing Date

April 16, 2020

 Starting at $15/hour

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Job Title: Park Maintenance Worker I

The park maintenance worker I is responsible for performing a variety of park labor duties to maintain and/or repair park properties and equipment.

The park maintenance worker is responsible for performing the essential functions as outlined in this analysis. He/she is a full-time hourly employee, working 40 hours per week, but may be required to work additional hours including nights and weekends as required by the District.

Qualifications:

A High School Diploma or G.E.D., and at least one year experience in a field related to park district maintenance is required. The park maintenance worker should possess good composition and oral communication skills. The park maintenance worker must obtain a State of Illinois Pesticide Operators license within one year of his/her employment.

The park maintenance worker must possess a valid Illinois class “D” driver’s license and maintain an adequate driving record.

Immediate Supervisor: The park maintenance worker is under the supervision of the Park Maintenance Foreman.

Essential Functions:

  1. Operation of park district vehicles and equipment as directed and trained.
  2. General repair of all park district equipment and areas.
  3. Turf Maintenance- all aspects (i.e. mowing, fertilizing, seeding, aerating).
  4. Planting trees and shrubs.
  5. Trimming of trees and shrubs.
  6. Maintenance of playgrounds and sports fields.
  7. Removing all garbage from facilities, parks and playgrounds.
  8. Snow removal.
  9. Flower bed planting and maintenance.
  10. Maintains proper appearance and cleanliness of all facilities.

Marginal Functions:

  1. Making and maintaining ice rinks.
  2. Assisting with construction of park and playground equipment.
  3. Assisting with the repair of park buildings, roofs, doors, windows, and electrical or plumbing work.
  4. Assists with other duties and directed by supervisors.

Psychological Considerations:

  1. The park maintenance worker must be able to work alone or closely with others.
  2. The park maintenance worker must be able to work around general population/park patrons in public areas.
  3. The park maintenance worker must work under the direction of superiors.

Physiological Considerations:

The park maintenance worker is exposed to chemicals, fertilizers, and cleaning agents. He/she must be able to lift and move 100 lb. with mechanical assistance.

Environmental Consideration:

  1. The park maintenance worker is exposed to outside weather conditions 90% of the time, including extreme heat and cold, snow, rain, ice, and high levels of pollen.

  2. Protective clothing required for job duties include: -ear protection -helmet -eye protection -dusk mask -leather type work boot -gloves

Cognitive Considerations:

  1. The park maintenance worker must be able to follow directions from a supervisor with safe follow through.
  2. The park maintenance worker must use good safety awareness and judgment.
  3. The park maintenance worker must be able to read specifications and instructions.

Salary Range:

$12.00 to $25.00 per hour plus benefits.

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 Berwyn Park District

 Contact

Joseph Bzdyl
jbzdyl@berwynparks.org & sfejt@berwynparks.org

 Closing Date

April 16, 2020

 $12.00/hr-$16.00

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POSITION SUMMARY: The Seasonal Field Technician will be part of an ecological restoration team made up of staff members of Olson Ecological Solutions (OES) and another company serving as a prime contractor. He/she will support the prime contractor in the field providing ecological restoration services. This is a seasonal position, typically April through October.

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS: The Technician reports to the Ecological Consultant of OES and takes direction from the Foreman of the prime contractor other than OES.

QUALIFICATIONS • Plant identification • Small tool and equipment operation • Be enthusiastic, courteous, cooperative, positive, and a team player • Must be 18 years or older

CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED • Be able to obtain and maintain a Pesticide Operator’s/Applicator’s license in multiple states (most likely Illinois, Indiana, and/or Wisconsin) • Hold and maintain a state issued driver’s license free from suspension or revocation

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS • Work requires exposure to disagreeable conditions; be willing and able to work outdoors on uneven terrain and in adverse weather and wetness conditions • Work 35-50 hours per week, 4-6 days per week depending on weather and work load • May be required to meet at work sites • Use of personal protective equipment is required

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The Technician must be able to perform the essential duties of this job as described below at the direction of the Foreman. This list is not exhaustive. • Control invasive species, including: Herbicide application (backpack sprayer), Grass/field mowing, Brush cutting, piling, and removing • Assist prescribed, controlled burning • Implement erosion control measures • Use small hand tools, gas-powered tools, and machinery (e.g. chipper, ATV, chainsaw, weed whacker, walk-behind mower)

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 Olson Ecological Solutions

 Contact

Alyssa Robinson
alyssa@olsonecosolutions.com

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled