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 $21 p/hr plus excellent benefits package

Frankfort Square Park District is looking for a Full Time Parks Buildings and Grounds Maintenance person for the overall upkeep of buildings, grounds, and park maintenance activities to provide safe, high-quality parks and facilities. Responsibilities include safely operating a variety of equipment, the labor needed working in and around that equipment, general maintenance, and some supervision of the day-to-day seasonal employees, as well as on call needs. The schedule is generally Monday through Friday with evening and weekend hours as necessary to produce exceptional results. Successful candidate will have a: high school diploma, valid Illinois drivers license, at least 3 years experience in the field of park maintenance, landscaping, turf, forestry, horticulture, and/or related field or equivalent, and strong mechanical ability to perform maintenance and repairs. Certified Playground Safety Inspector and Operator's Pesticide License certifications within the first year of employment.

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 Frankfort Square Park District


ed reidy

 Closing Date

April 17, 2023

  28.00 - $32.00 Hourly

Description: The Park Ridge Park District has an exciting new position we are seeking to fill as a Sustainability Coordinator. The position will be responsible for identifying, researching, recommending and coordinating the implementation of sustainability initiatives in all areas of the District. Will seek and apply for financial incentives related to sustainability initiatives.

Qualifications: Minimum of one year of work experience in sustainability, environmental science, energy, or other related fields. Two – three years of occupationally specific training beyond high school or an associate’s degree.

Availability: We are seeking applicants to work approximately 20 hours per week, with flexible hours between 8am-4pm typically.

Benefits: Our employees enjoy many great benefits including facility benefits valued up to $6,000.

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 Park Ridge Park District


Jennifer Meunier

 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.

Requirements: 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

 $18.50 + Depending on Qualifications

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

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 Buffalo Grove Park District


Scott Spitz

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Up to $31.00/hour

ABOUT US: The Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning public agency that provides its 80,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational facilities, programs, events, parks and open spaces.

JOB SUMMARY: Our Fleet Services Department consists of our Fleet Supervisor and two full-time Mechanics. As a Mechanic, you will be responsible for inspecting, repairing and performing preventative maintenance on our fleet of trucks, cars, buses, trailers, tractors, mowers, small equipment, and diesel engines. Additional responsibilities include ordering and managing parts inventory, and other duties as assigned.

LOCATION: Fleet Maintenance Building, 610 Morse Ave, Schaumburg, IL

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be at least 18 years old with a valid Illinois driver’s license; CDL license is required or must be obtained within the first year of employment. Journeyman level mechanic with prior experience in fleet repair and/or maintenance is required. NOTE: Applicants must possess requisite physical ability to perform the essential job duties, with or without reasonable accommodations.

PAY, BENEFITS & WORK SCHEDULE: This is a full-time year-round non-exempt (hourly) position Work schedule is generally Monday-Friday from 6:45am-3:15pm. Target pay is $28.00-$31.00 per hour depending on qualifications. Our full-time benefits package includes:

• Free and/or discounted Park District classes, programs, events, and memberships for you and your family! (see definition*) • Medical Insurance • NEW! Zero Card • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • FSA Healthcare • FSA Dependent Care • Basic Life Insurance • Voluntary Life Insurance • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • IMRF Pension (Retirement, Disability, Life) • 457 Retirement Plan (Nationwide) • Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Floating Holidays, and Sick Time • Employee Wellness Programs and Incentives • Employee Recognition Programs

APPLY NOW! Visit us at:

** Position will be open until filled. ** Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. **

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 Schaumburg Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled