Under the direction and supervision of the Natural Resources, Horticulture, and Turf Manager; the Crew Leader performs and assigns crew members day to day restoration tasks to maintain and improve the quality of the District's natural areas.
QUALIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalent. Post high school education in park maintenance, natural resource management, horticulture, forestry or a related field is preferred. A minimum of two years demonstrated field experience in best management practices regarding woodland, savanna, prairies, riparian and wetlands areas. Must have a Chicago Wilderness Burn Certificate or obtain within 6 months of hiring. Prefer S-130/S-190 certification. Must have a valid driver's license. Must possess a state of Illinois Pesticide Applicator license or become certified within 6 months of hiring. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds for 25 yards.
This is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position. Hours are generally 6:30am-3:00pm Monday through Friday, but hours may change to include weekends due to work load, special events, or weather.
To apply and view the complete job description please visit www.bolingbrookparks.org.
Under the supervision of the Natural Resources, Horticulture, and Turf Manager: arrange, cultivate, and maintain trees, shrubs, flowers, and other plant material to maintain and improve the appearance of park landscapes and athletic turf. Supervise and assist landscape crew members and coordinate park maintenance and development.
QUALIFICATIONS Associates Degree in Horticulture or related field. Bachelor of Science degree preferred. Must have a minimum of five years landscape work experience. Must have a valid driver's license. Must possess an Illinois Pesticide Applicator's license or obtain within 6 months of employment. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds for 25 yards; such as landscape timbers, bagged fertilizer, or shrubs. Bilingual, English and Spanish speaking individuals are highly desirable and preferred.
This is a full time, hourly, non-exempt position.
Hours are generally 6:30am - 3:00pm Monday through Friday. Due to the nature of this position it is sometimes necessary to work additional hours and weekends.
To apply and view the full job description please visit www.bolingbrookparks.org.
The Park District of Oak Park is recruiting for a Full-Time Greenhouse Supervisor. The Greenhouse Supervisor oversees the daily horticulture operations of the Oak Park Conservatory, specialty gardens, and oversees the care of the Conservatory’s bee aviary, tropical fish & bird collection. Horticulture operations include: design, organization, scheduling, production and maintenance of all plant materials in the Conservatory collection, parks, gift shop, programs and annual plant sale.
Check out the entire job posting and apply online at www.pdop.org. Job ID#1522.
The Park District of Oak Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
The Park Technician I is a Full Time, non exempt position and is responsible for performing and supervising a variety of duties required for proper upkeep of all District owned and leased facilities including preventative maintenance and repair. Other responsibilities may include athletic maintenance, parks maintenance and equipment repairs and maintenance.
The Park Technician I is under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Parks and Facilities.
QUALIFICAITIONS: Minimum 18 years of age; a High School Graduate OR two years experience in a field related to Park District maintenance is required; basic knowledge and experience in ground maintenance and basic supervision skills are required; a valid Illinois State Drivers license, and; the ability to work independently, efficiently and attend to details.
Dundee Township Park District is searching for a Facilities and Construction Supervisor for our Parks Department. This is a working Supervisor position.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:
This position effectively manages up to 6 full and 15 part-time and seasonal staff.
Plans, evaluates, prioritizes, directs, supervises, coordinates and organizes multiple tasks simultaneously. Completes inspections, reports, and records that are accurate and timely. Completes payroll and purchasing tasks. Researches and procures a wide variety of supplies and materials. Creates cost estimates. Responsible for cost control and budget oversight. Operates and trains others in the use of high risk machines and tools such as chippers, chainsaws, tractors, loaders, lifts, etc. Complies with all safety and loss prevention policies. Inform supervisor of any unsafe conditions or hazardous work procedures. Correct any unsafe conditions, if possible, and instruct co-workers on safety procedures. Completes all additional duties as prescribed by management. Assists other Park District employees when needed.
Qualifications: Minimum of Associates Degree in construction management, building and facility maintenance, or related field. Five years of increasingly responsible experience in related field, including one year of supervisory responsibility. Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of construction, building and park facilities maintenance. Ability to read, understand and apply technical operations maintenance and repair manuals. Evidence of continuing education through trade schools, seminars, and workshops directly related to the field. Valid Pesticide Operator's License or the ability to obtain within 90 days. Excellent customer service skills; verbal communication skills and listening skills. Bilingual a plus.
Work Environment: The general work environment is primarily outdoors with exposure to rapid and wide temperature variations. Exposure to extreme heat, cold, snow and rain for lengthy periods of time. The position has some indoor influences. The position requires heavy lifting, walking and standing.
This is a full time non-exempt year round position, normally 40 hours per week. Regular work schedule is Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. or 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Weekend or holiday work may be required as well as irregular hours. Weekend or holiday hours may be required as well as extended hours as needed.
To apply please visit www.dtpd.org and click on job opportunities.