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This position entails performing manual work in forestry, streets, and water divisions.  Work may involve maintenance work on Village streets, sidewalks, street lighting system, traffic signs, parkways, parkway trees, landscaping, and the Village’s water distribution and sewer system. The position participates in all phases of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled labor while operating, maintaining, repairing, improving, and/or constructing Village infrastructure, properties, facilities, and Right-of-Way. Employees are expected to learn and gain knowledge of Public Works Operations (including Water Operations requiring Class “C” Water Operator’s License) through considerable seasoning, training, and practical experience. Assignments are general and require the use of judgment in their execution. 

In addition, the Village seeks an individual who has demonstrated the ability to provide excellent customer service, communicate clearly, establish and maintain a positive attitude and effective working relationships, perform accurate work and exercise sound judgment and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced environment.


High school diploma or equivalent schooling is required. Must be at least 18 years of age. At least one year of experience in general or municipal maintenance and repair. Candidates with experience in public works operations and maintenance are preferred. A valid Class B Illinois Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with air brake and tanker endorsements is required within three months of employment; a valid Class A Illinois CDL is required within six months of employment. Illinois EPA Drinking Water Operator Certification Preferred

Special Requirements

Tasks involve the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work that will typically involve some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling moderately heavy objects and materials up to 50 pounds. Tasks may occasionally involve objects and materials up to 100 pounds with assistance.

Miscellaneous Information

Interested candidates are encouraged to complete and submit a Village of Lisle employment application. Resumes submitted without an employment application will not be considered. Download an application at from the Village’s website Completed applications can be submitted to: Human Resources 925 Burlington Avenue, Lisle, IL 60532 or faxed to (630) 271-4141 or emailed to Position open until filled.

Minimum starting hourly rate is $26.37/hour and includes a diverse and competitive benefits package, including health insurance, paid vacation, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pension plan. Hiring above the minimum will be dependent on experience. This position is represented by a union; you may refer to the MAP collective bargaining agreement available on our website The normal work hours for this position are Monday – Friday from 7:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. (subject to snow/ice and emergency call-outs)

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 Village of Lisle


Patti Anderson

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $49,208.10 or $23.6577/hr

The United City of Yorkville is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Maintenance Worker I in the City's Parks Department. Duties of this entry level position include working in the Athletic, Turf, and Playground Divisions.  This position can require after hours work and weekend shifts.  In the winter season, snow plowing duties during and after normal working hours is required.

The Maintenance Worker I performs a variety of tasks using manual labor and should be able to operate and be familiar with the following: line trimmer, edger, hedger, blower, zero turn mower, wing style mowers, sod stripper, infield groomer, and chainsaw.  They should also be able to drive a truck with a trailer and load and unload equipment.  The work often requires extensive physical strength and endurance including the ability to stand, bend, pull, push, kneel, regularly lift more than 75 pounds at any time, and to withstand exposure to the elements.  This person is expected to work outside in all conditions.

The essential job duties for this position include playground maintenance, turf and beautification maintenance of park and city owned property.  Including mowing, rolling, aerating, line trimming, edging, pruning, weed control and trash control.  Athletic field layout and painting as well as infield preparation.  Other duties include seeding, fertilizing , woodland maintenance, and mower maintenance.  Performs landscape maintenance including watering, weeding, mulching, planting and shrub tree trimming.

One to three years of park maintenance experience or relevant maintenance experience is preferred (but not required).  Small engine repair, mechanical skill or construction trades knowledge are a plus.  The qualified applicant should had a class B CDL (or required to obtain within 6 months of hire) with air brake endorsement and be willing to obtain a USDA operator pesticide license within 12 months of hire.  Must be a self-starter and work well with others.  Excellent customer service skills and a high school diploma or equivalent are required.  

Starting salary of $49,208.10 or $23.6577/hr.  

How to apply

Qualified candidates can download an application by going to the City website at  Please submit completed application forms, cover letter, and resume to Tim Evans, 651 Prairie Point Drive, Yorkville, IL 60560 or via e-mail to


Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

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 United City of Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department


Tim Evans

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starts at $21 per hour/ $43,680 annual or higher depending on qualifications

Please apply online at

Join our dynamic Parks Department!

If you enjoy working outside, making a difference in the community, being active, and working with a fun team, we want you to apply!

Pay rate is based on years of experience and skills and starts at $21/hr+

This is a full-time hourly position offering health, dental, vision, and life insurance, generous paid time off, IMRF pension and facility benefits such as free aquatic membership, free golf privileges, and substantial discounts on programming.

Time off starts at 10 vacation days, 3 personal days, 6 sick days, and 10 paid holidays.

Major responsibilities include the following.  Other responsibilities may be assigned.
  1. Prepares athletic fields for play including stripping, chalking, dragging and leveling fields.  Will lay sod, spread seed, apply fertilizer and weed control.  Will pump fields after rain.
  2. Installs and maintains fencing around athletic fields.
  3. Maintains dug-outs.
  4. Contacts school coaches to discuss playability of fields.
  5. Maintains and inspects bleachers for safety.
  6. Maintains inventory of athletic field maintenance items including paint, chalk, and repair parts.
  7. Tracks field usage hours and material usage for park district reimbursement.
  8. Assists with special event preparation, operation and clean-up as required.
  9. Assists with snow and ice removal as required.
  10. Maintains irrigation systems and troubleshoots as needed.
  11. Performs duties of a Parks Specialist as required in the off season.
  12. Trains and delegates tasks to assigned seasonal and part-time employees.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years related work experience including experience in landscaping, grounds keeping or athletic field maintenance and irrigation systems. Preferred experience using specialized field equipment, tractors, mowers, light and heavy trucks and a variety of hand and power tools.

Must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License with excellent driving record.

State Pesticide Operator's License is preferred.  Required to pass pesticide exam within 6 months of beginning employment.

Physical requirements include: 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. Anything lifted over 50 pounds must be achieved with assistance (mechanical or team-lift).

Will require working outdoors in all weather conditions.  

Will work with exposure to chemicals including fertilizers, weed killers and cleaning agents.   

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 Lisle Park District


Scott Hamilton

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $25.00/hr + DOQ

40+ hours per week. Mon-Fri, weekends and holidays required during season.

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision, IMRF, Sick time, Personal time, Vacation time, Referral bonus.


Under supervision of the Director of Golf, the Assistant Golf Superintendent performs the daily maintenance of all aspects of the golf facilities, supervises the activities of the part time maintenance staff, and assists the Director in the daily operation of the course.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  1. Coordinate golf course set up and support (e.g. changing green hole, tee marker and flags as needed).
  2. Collaborate with the Director in planning, scheduling, and supervising the maintenance of the golf course.
  3. Supervise and participate in the operation and maintenance of the golf course irrigation and drainage systems.
  4. Apply pesticides for control of weeds, insects, and fungal disease problems as needed.
  5. Inspect golf facilities and property for safety and cleanliness. Evaluate, determine and prioritize necessary repairs and maintenance.
  6. Clean and organize work and storage areas.
  7. Operate and maintain equipment.
  8. Perform administrative duties including inventory, budget, and daily record-keeping.
  9. Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with residents, customers, vendors, community partners and co-workers.
  10. Follow and model compliance with all District, State, Federal and departmental safety and risk management, personnel, administrative policies and procedures, ordinances and regulations.
  11. Maintain a proactive approach to safety and risk management. Report all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in a timely manner.
  12. Comply with District Financial Policies. Communicate budgetary requests to supervisor.
  13. Supervises temporary staff assisting with equipment maintenance by training, communicating job expectations and coaching
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Under supervision of the Vehicle and Equipment Technician, perform minor maintenance and repair of golf equipment and carts.
  • May assist in the general maintenance and/or repairs to golf course equipment under direction of Vehicle and Equipment Technician, as assigned by the Director of Golf Grounds.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted maintenance practices for golf course playing surfaces; the planting, cultivation, pruning, and general care of a variety of plant materials; the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers, plant protectants, soil conditioners, herbicides and other pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; irrigation systems, including wells, pumps, and automated controls.
  • Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance activities to achieve the most efficient and effective utilization of labor and equipment; prepare reports; and to maintain effective employee and public relations.
  • General understanding of the game of golf and how it relates to the set up and playability of the course.
  • Ability to operate tractors, trucks, mowing equipment, etc.
  • Ability to communicate with non-English speaking staff.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of maintenance and repair of golf equipment.
Education and Experience:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • One year experience in turf and/or green industry related field.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Possess or have ability to obtain current State of Illinois pesticide operator or applicators license within six (6) months of hire.
Special Considerations:
  • Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
  • Ability to move from site to site.
  • Exposure to pesticides, chemicals, dust, exhaust fumes, dirt, noise, and insect bites and loud noises.
  • Ability to manipulate and operate power operated equipment/machines.
  • Subject to modified, flexible and extended work schedules.
  • Ability to list heavy (>50 lbs.) objects.
  • Subject to prolonged lifting, stooping, bending, standing and twisting, for extended periods of time.
  • Face to face interactions with internal and external customers and co-workers are essential for this position. This position may not work remotely.

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 Naperville Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $22.00 to $27.00 per hour

 $22.00 to $27.00 DOQ

Position Summary

Maintenance Worker

 Starting $22.00 to $27.00 DOQ

Under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Parks, this position is responsible for performing a variety of maintenance and/or repair work to park properties, pool, and equipment. 


Employee must be High School graduate, or equivalent is required. Four years’ park experience, and advanced training is preferred in the following areas of HVAC, Pool Operations, Electrical, Plumbing and Carpentry.  Employee must have a valid Illinois driver's license and be able to provide own transportation to and from work. Landscapers Applicator Licenses; OSHA 30-hour certificate; Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) preferred or ability to obtain these licenses and/or certifications within the first year of employment.
Upon conditional job offer, the candidate will be subject to background check and drug test. 

Essential Functions:

Receives instructions from the Superintendent of Parks and Maintenance Foreman, regarding daily work assignments.

Works in all areas of the Parks Department including buildings, landscaping, turf, playgrounds, and athletic field maintenance.

Ensures that accidents and injuries are tendered to and reported immediately.

Operates all district equipment including trucks, power mowers, tractors, edger’s, trimmers, power tools, and snow blowers but not limited to.

Provides landscaping care to flower/shrub beds in parks and facilities.

Removes all refuse and debris from all park areas and facilities daily.

Applies herbicides and fertilizer as deemed appropriate.

Provide safe, prompt, and efficient snow/ice removal in winter.

Maintain all park equipment to the highest standards.


The hours of the maintenance staff, Monday through Friday; 7:30 am – 4:00 pm. At the discretion of the Superintendent of Parks employees may be scheduled to start earlier or start later. At the discretion of the Superintendent of Park an employee may also be scheduled to work a Saturday or Sunday and will be given another day off on that work week.

Overtime hours are expected due to inclement weather, emergency call in, weekend field preparation, special events etc. Scheduling of the overtime shall be the responsibility of the Superintendent of Parks.

Benefits We Offer:
We offer a generous benefit package including: * Medical Coverage * Dental Coverage * Vision Coverage and Participation in IMRF.




 Westchester Park District


Jim Burg

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

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 Westchester Park District


Jim Burg

 Closing Date

July 01, 2024