Job Title: Horticulture Supervisor Department: Parks Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt, IMRF Eligible Salary: 24.99/DOQ
• Hands-on supervisory position with majority of hours spent working in the field • Responsible for hiring and supervising part-time, seasonal, and temporary staff • Performs horticulture maintenance, including planting, weeding, watering, fertilizing, and pruning • Responsible for the design, planting, and maintenance of flower beds, shrubs, trees, and other plant material • Employee must operate snow removal equipment on parking lots, sidewalks, and pathways. Snow removal schedules vary, but often include required early morning, late night, and weekend shifts. • Must be experienced and skilled in horticulture, landscape maintenance and arboriculture, and perform, train, and supervise tree removal, tree pruning, stump removal, tree chipping, tree risk assessments, mulching, and other tasks as-assigned • Must maintain a proactive approach to safety, and perform and complete safety trainings as-assigned • Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license • Must have prior supervisory and hands-on maintenance experience • Must possess a valid State of Illinois Pesticide Operator’s license, and be both CPR and AED certified, or have the ability to receive certifications within six (6) months of hire. The District will pay for certifications obtained after hire. • Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds. • Preference given to candidates with an Associate’s Degree in Horticulture, Turf Management, Forestry or a related field. • Preference given to candidates with Certified Arborist credentials. • Preference give to candidates with bilingual (Spanish/English) communication skills.
The Buffalo Grove Park District is accepting applications for a Full-time Parks Specialist. The Parks Specialist is responsible for undertaking and completing general park maintenance and assisting with special projects and special events. Hours may vary, some, which may be scheduled during holidays or weekend periods during special events. The Park Specialist must be available to work overtime as required. The Parks Specialist is a full-time, non-exempt (hourly position.
A high school degree or equivalent.
A minimum of one year experience in park maintenance or related field.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Be available to work overtime as required.
Have a valid Illinois driver's license and the ability to upgrade to a class "C" license within six months of employment.
Have an Illinois Public Pesticide Operators License or be able to acquire one within one year of employment.
Must pass pre-employment screenings and background check.
Starting Hourly Wage:
$18.50 per hour + depending on experience
To apply: https://buffalogroveparkdistrict.applytojob.com/apply/dev3CC5H1u/Parks-Specialist?source=Our%20Career%20Page%20Widget
Our District is seeking an individual to perform routine maintenance and technical work at various locations across the District. The main focus will concentrate on general maintenance of our swimming pools and other District buildings. Duties may also include facility cleanliness. Selected individual will contribute to the overall appearance and quality of our facilities. Responsibilities may include: water chemistry, pool filtration equipment, general carpentry, heating, air conditioning, electrical, plumbing, masonry, painting and cleaning. Will also repair/replace and perform preventative maintenance on equipment, perform snow removal and maintain operational reports. Position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 73.
Qualifications: A minimum of three years of related experience preferably in with facility and pool maintenance required. Additional qualifications that are helpful but not required: Certified Pool/Spa Operator, three to four years of occupational specific training in facility maintenance and a strong knowledge of the standard practices of pool mechanical operation and water chemistry
Availability: 5 days a week, will be either Sunday through Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday, 40 hours per week typical shift 5am – 1:30pm during pool season (Memorial Day thru Labor Day) and 7am - 3:30pm the rest of the year. Due to the nature of this position it is sometimes necessary to amend work hours to include evenings or additional days during the week.
Benefits: We offer a generous health plan effective the first day of employment in addition to many other benefits including a pension through IMRF.
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Do the Best Environmental Work of Your Career
ILM has been providing trusted care for our client’s land and water resources for almost 30 years. We have a full range of ecological services to help our clients achieve their goals. We approach each new client relationship or assignment by discussing their objectives and assessing the current ecosystem conditions. Then we deploy the right combination of services to produce the desired results. ILM is seeking positive energetic people to help us provide service for our clients in the Chicagoland area. No experience necessary, we will provide on the job training. Applicants must have a drive to grow both personally and professionally. As a member of our team you will be working together with other passionate employees to help meet our client’s goals for their natural environments. Most of services we provide will be outdoors in areas including uneven terrain, thick vegetation, and varying weather conditions. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record. Our hours of operation are 7am – 4pm Monday through Friday with one weekend day per month. Day-to-day scheduling needs and workload may change the start and stop times. Employees work an average of 45-50 per week. Some out of town work possible as well.
ILM team members “own” each client assignment they work on. Their responsibilities include: • Control of aquatic vegetation and algae, Fountain and aeration maintenance, fish surveys, water quality studies, natural area maintenance, controlled burning, and other lake and pond services. • The use of pesticides: loading, mixing, spraying • Operation of boats, motors, spray pumps, ATV’s, and other equipment. Mechanical abilities a plus. • Highly organized, detail-oriented reporting of daily activities via computers • Communication with clients onsite in an outgoing and positive and consultative manner • Driving pick-up trucks and trailers to job sites. • Working as an individual or as a part of a team • Must pass the Illinois Department of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Operators General Standards Exam (study guides provided). • Perform physical labor including bending, kneeling, twisting, lifting (40lbs), reaching, carrying, etc. • Working outdoors in all seasons and weather • Be and remain drug free (background checks and random drug screening are standard)
To learn more about our ILM, please visit www.ILMenvironments.com
Candidates must be 21 years of age and successfully pass our pre-employment testing.
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
Position offers competitive hourly pay that will increase as performance goals are met or exceeded, good health, retirement, paid days off and opportunities for advancement.