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 $23.00 - $25.00/per hour. Depending upon qualifications.

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Our District is seeking an individual to perform routine maintenance and technical work at our fitness center. The main focus will concentrate on building cleanliness and routine inspections on building mechanicals. Depending upon selected individual, duties may also include general maintenance of our swimming pools and other District buildings.

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, Wednesday through Sunday, 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.

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 Park Ridge Park District

 Contact

Oscar Salgado
847-489-5381
osalgado@prparks.org

 Closing Date

April 26, 2021

 DOQ

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Lisle Park District is hiring a full-time Parks Specialist to join our team.

Candidates must apply online at www.lisleparkdistrict.org/jobs

Job duties include the following (and other duties as assigned):

Builds, installs, paints and maintains park facilities including play structures, benches, shelters, retaining walls, borders, drinking fountains, pathways, goal posts, piers, grills, fences and bridges. Installs and maintains trees, shrubs, turf grasses and flower beds. Trims and prunes trees and shrubbery. Performs a bi-monthly inspection of all assigned sites. Assists with the construction and maintenance of athletic fields. Performs daily inspection of mowers, tractors and trucks before use. May perform small engine repairs. Identifies tree and shrubbery illnesses and issues, troubleshoots and resolves. Troubleshoots and resolves site drainage issues. Performs masonry, carpentry and stone work to build and repair park facilities including shelters, retaining walls, borders, washrooms, sidewalks and curbs. Plows and removes snow and ice as required. Assists with special event preparation, operation and clean-up as required. Trains and delegates tasks to assigned seasonal and part-time employees.

Requirements: - Expertise typically acquired through completion of a high school program. Additional course work in horticulture or landscaping preferred. - Minimum of 2 years related work experience including experience in landscaping or grounds keeping. - Valid Illinois drivers license with excellent driving record. - Good speaking, hearing and vision ability, excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry between 25 and 60 pounds frequently and over 60 pounds occasionally.

Ability to obtain Pesticide Operators License within three (3) months of employment.

Pay rate is based on years of experience and skills. This is a full-time position offering health, dental, life and vision insurance, paid time off, IMRF pension and facility benefits.

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 Lisle Park District

 Contact

Scott Hamilton
shamilton@lisleparkdistrict.org

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $16.50 - $17.50 per hour

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The Bartlett Park District is an independent local government agency that provides 597 acres of beautiful parks and outstanding recreational opportunities for the residents of Bartlett, IL and surrounding neighbors. Major facilities of this Distinguished Accredited Agency and two-time National Gold Medal Finalist includes 44 parks, a community center, two aquatic centers, two golf courses, banquet facility, ski hill, athletic field complex, nature center, and more.

JOB SUMMARY: The Maintenance Level I – Horticulture & Grounds employee must be sufficiently skilled to perform a wide variety of maintenance tasks without supervision. Must be able to supervise some part-time staff. This is an at-will position. • Assist with seasonal maintenance of landscape beds and trees. • Assist with seasonal maintenance of ponds and native areas using tractors, mowers, and/or brush cutters. • Assist with planting of trees, shrubs, perennial and annual plants. • Assist with tree removal, pruning, chipping and stump grinding. • Assist with maintenance and repair of Park District signage. • Assist with parking lot and asphalt maintenance. • Remove garbage from all park areas. • Remove snow from parking lots, sidewalks throughout the park district, as needed. • Responsible for using Park District vehicles and equipment including hand tools. • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment such as inspections, checking oil and fluid levels, greasing and cleaning etc. • Gain knowledge and understanding of Park District policies and procedures and see that they are adhered to at all times. • Attend district-wide trainings, crisis trainings and staff trainings as directed. • Comply with the District’s Dress Code by coming to work in clean, presentable clothing. • Must participate and maintain CPR certification, offered by the park district.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent. Must be at least 18 years old. Prior experience in parks maintenance or related field preferred, and be able to have flexible hours during prime seasons. Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License and be able to provide own transportation.

SCHEDULE & PAY: This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm (40 hours per week). Target hiring range is $16.50 - $17.50 per hour dependent on qualifications.

BENEFITS OFFERED: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package: • Medical & Prescription Coverage
• Dental & Vision Coverage
• Short & Long-Term Disability
• Life Insurance (basic & voluntary)
• 457 Defined Contribution Plan • Pension Defined Contribution Plan (IMRF)
• Flexible Spending Accounts • Paid Holidays & Vacation Time • Tuition Reimbursement • Facility Discounts & Usage Benefits

Apply On-line at www.bartlettparks.org under the Employment tab. Please include Resume and Cover Letter.

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 Bartlett Park District

 Contact

Meagan Rawls
630-540-4811
mrawls@bartlettparks.org

 Closing Date

April 16, 2021

 $57,577.91 – $88,228.22/annually*

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*Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications, but in most cases is no higher than the midpoint for the range.

Scheduled Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30 AM to 6 PM and some night and weekend work based on operational and programing needs.

NATURE OF WORK: Under the direction of the Assistant Director and/or designee, this position will be primarily responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of comprehensive environmental/recreation programs for the citizens of Evanston. Programs could include, but are not limited to, after school activities, summer camp, educational classes and activities, seminars, field trips and special events. The position is also responsible for supervising employees, contracted vendors and volunteers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Specific assignment will include some or all of the following)  Develops, implements, supervises, coordinates and evaluates programs, special events, drop in programs, family activities and a variety of workshops and seminars related to environmental education and recreation. Classes are located at the Ecology Center as well as various sites throughout the City.  Prepares and creates displays and exhibits.  Recruits, interviews and recommends part-time employees, seasonal employees and contracted vendors for center programs.  Assists with conducting community outreach to local organizations, schools and affiliate organizations.  Ensures programs and services are well organized, meet their objective and are safe for all participants.  Manages volunteers for ecology program offerings and special events.  Answers questions from 311, customer phone calls, emails, as well as in-person questions, comments, and concerns.  Assists the Assistant Director and other Program Coordinator with developing, executing, implementing, and adhering to the annual program budget, and strategic and operational plan for the department/center.  Works to develop collaborative partnerships with organizations in the public, non-profit organizations such as the Evanston Environmental Association, Citizen’s Greener Evanston, Evanston Garden Clubs, etc.  Collaborates with other PRCS staff in the development and continued improvements and modifications of all program offerings at the Ecology Center.  Trains, supervises and evaluates employees and volunteer staff in the programs under his/her direction, including assigning specific tasks and works hours accordingly.  Enforces rules pertaining to the overall health and safety of the participants.  Reports any unsafe conditions to the Recreation Manager or submits work order requests to the City’s 311 system.  Attends trainings and conferences to enhance personal development and gain more knowledge.  Attends department and other meetings as required.  Participates in nature walks and related events promoting interest and involvement in the assigned special event activity.  Purchases program supplies on an as needed basis and within budget.  Ensures that all employees and volunteers under his/her direction are practicing excellent customer service, and that all policies and procedures are properly implemented.  Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:  Must possess a bachelor’s degree or higher and must possess three (3) or more years of work experience with programming or experiential learning within a culturally diverse community and must possess one (1) or more years of experience in a supervisory capacity.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.  Must be willing and able to obtain First Aid/CPR/AED certification within 6 months of employment and maintain it as a condition of employment.  Must be willing and able to obtain a Canoe Instruction Certification within eight months of employment and maintain it as a condition of employment.  Knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:  Ability to deal positively and effectively with the general public and other staff and individual agencies or persons.  Strong customer service and teamwork orientation.  Ability to deliver strong presentations and programs to different audiences and user groups.  Considerable knowledge of and ability to use Internet search engines, word processing software, email, registration, facility, and league scheduling software and Windows operating systems.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions provided in written, oral, or diagrammatic form; to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in or from standardized situations.  Ability to prepare work assignments, research issues summaries, letters and memorandum and reports using prescribed format and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, dictation and style.  Ability to give verbal direction to subordinates, communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK Ability to work primarily indoors and is occasionally subject to outdoor environmental conditions – no effective protection from the weather conditions or temperature changes. The employee performs tasks outdoors related to environmental and recreational programs, weather can be hot in the summer, etc., while in the fall and spring can be cool/cold. Employee should have the ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force consistently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Have the ability to lift, reach, handle, finger, kneel, bend, stand for long periods of time, talk, hear, feel, smell, climb, maintain balance, stoop, crouch, crawl, and see the nature of object by the eye.

SUPERVISION Performance is reviewed through observation, completion of projects, reports and meetings. Guidance is provided through the City Code, departmental policies, City operating practices and procedures, and other resources as applicable to the specific project assigned. Work is evaluated annually with respect to programming initiatives, problem-solving ability, customer service, research and analytical skill, written and verbal communication skills, and performance in accordance with this classification standard.

PUBLIC CONTACT: The Program Coordinator has regular contact with the public, other departmental employee and supervisors.

To apply for this position, please apply online at www.cityofevanston.org on or before the closing date of April 26, 2021.

Chosen candidates will be required to provide proof of licenses, certifications, and education required for this position. Candidates will also be subject to qualifying pre-employment processes, including medical examination, drug/alcohol screen, employment verification, and criminal background check.

The City of Evanston is an equal opportunity employer and ensures against discrimination in employment on the basis of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, or gender identity. The City of Evanston is also committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Any person needing mobility or communications access assistance should contact Human Resources at 847-448-8204 (voice) or 847-866-5095 (TTY).

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 City of Evanston

 Contact

Apply On-Line (only)
https://www.applitrack.com/cityofevanston/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?category=PRCS

 Closing Date

April 26, 2021

 $57,577.91 – $88,228.22/annually*

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*Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications, but in most cases is no higher than the midpoint for the range.

Scheduled Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30 AM to 6 PM and some night and weekend work based on operational and programing needs.

NATURE OF WORK: Under the direction of the Assistant Director and/or designee, this position will be primarily responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of comprehensive environmental/recreation programs for the citizens of Evanston. Programs could include, but are not limited to, after school activities, summer camp, educational classes and activities, seminars, field trips and special events. The position is also responsible for supervising employees, contracted vendors and volunteers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Specific assignment will include some or all of the following)  Develops, implements, supervises, coordinates and evaluates programs, special events, drop in programs, family activities and a variety of workshops and seminars related to environmental education and recreation. Classes are located at the Ecology Center as well as various sites throughout the City.  Prepares and creates displays and exhibits.  Recruits, interviews and recommends part-time employees, seasonal employees and contracted vendors for center programs.  Assists with conducting community outreach to local organizations, schools and affiliate organizations.  Ensures programs and services are well organized, meet their objective and are safe for all participants.  Manages volunteers for ecology program offerings and special events.  Answers questions from 311, customer phone calls, emails, as well as in-person questions, comments, and concerns.  Assists the Assistant Director and other Program Coordinator with developing, executing, implementing, and adhering to the annual program budget, and strategic and operational plan for the department/center.  Works to develop collaborative partnerships with organizations in the public, non-profit organizations such as the Evanston Environmental Association, Citizen’s Greener Evanston, Evanston Garden Clubs, etc.  Collaborates with other PRCS staff in the development and continued improvements and modifications of all program offerings at the Ecology Center.  Trains, supervises and evaluates employees and volunteer staff in the programs under his/her direction, including assigning specific tasks and works hours accordingly.  Enforces rules pertaining to the overall health and safety of the participants.  Reports any unsafe conditions to the Recreation Manager or submits work order requests to the City’s 311 system.  Attends trainings and conferences to enhance personal development and gain more knowledge.  Attends department and other meetings as required.  Participates in nature walks and related events promoting interest and involvement in the assigned special event activity.  Purchases program supplies on an as needed basis and within budget.  Ensures that all employees and volunteers under his/her direction are practicing excellent customer service, and that all policies and procedures are properly implemented.  Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:  Must possess a bachelor’s degree or higher and must possess three (3) or more years of work experience with programming or experiential learning within a culturally diverse community and must possess one (1) or more years of experience in a supervisory capacity.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.  Must be willing and able to obtain First Aid/CPR/AED certification within 6 months of employment and maintain it as a condition of employment.  Must be willing and able to obtain a Canoe Instruction Certification within eight months of employment and maintain it as a condition of employment.  Knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:  Ability to deal positively and effectively with the general public and other staff and individual agencies or persons.  Strong customer service and teamwork orientation.  Ability to deliver strong presentations and programs to different audiences and user groups.  Considerable knowledge of and ability to use Internet search engines, word processing software, email, registration, facility, and league scheduling software and Windows operating systems.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions provided in written, oral, or diagrammatic form; to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in or from standardized situations.  Ability to prepare work assignments, research issues summaries, letters and memorandum and reports using prescribed format and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, dictation and style.  Ability to give verbal direction to subordinates, communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK Ability to work primarily indoors and is occasionally subject to outdoor environmental conditions – no effective protection from the weather conditions or temperature changes. The employee performs tasks outdoors related to environmental and recreational programs, weather can be hot in the summer, etc., while in the fall and spring can be cool/cold. Employee should have the ability to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force consistently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Have the ability to lift, reach, handle, finger, kneel, bend, stand for long periods of time, talk, hear, feel, smell, climb, maintain balance, stoop, crouch, crawl, and see the nature of object by the eye.

SUPERVISION Performance is reviewed through observation, completion of projects, reports and meetings. Guidance is provided through the City Code, departmental policies, City operating practices and procedures, and other resources as applicable to the specific project assigned. Work is evaluated annually with respect to programming initiatives, problem-solving ability, customer service, research and analytical skill, written and verbal communication skills, and performance in accordance with this classification standard.

PUBLIC CONTACT: The Program Coordinator has regular contact with the public, other departmental employee and supervisors.

To apply for this position, please apply online at www.cityofevanston.org on or before the closing date of April 26, 2021.

Chosen candidates will be required to provide proof of licenses, certifications, and education required for this position. Candidates will also be subject to qualifying pre-employment processes, including medical examination, drug/alcohol screen, employment verification, and criminal background check.

The City of Evanston is an equal opportunity employer and ensures against discrimination in employment on the basis of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, or gender identity. The City of Evanston is also committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Any person needing mobility or communications access assistance should contact Human Resources at 847-448-8204 (voice) or 847-866-5095 (TTY).

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 City of Evanston

 Contact

Human Resources
847-448-8204
humanresources@cityofevanston.org

 Closing Date

April 26, 2021