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ABOUT US: Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning parks and recreation agency that provides its 80,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational programs, classes, and events as well as facilities, parks and open spaces. Additionally, the Schaumburg Park District hosts thousands of visitors and guest annually at its activities and major tournaments.
JOB SUMMARY: The Parks Groundskeeper I reports to the Parks Supervisor and is responsible for many tasks. These may include: ballfield maintenance such as dragging ballfields, building pitcher’s mounds, and maintaining batter’s boxes; mowing, natural area landscape maintenance, and maintenance of parks and site amenities. Will also assist with renovation of existing fields as well as perform seasonal duties including snow removal, salting, outdoor ice rink maintenance. Will assist with special event set-up and take-down and other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be at least 18 years old. The best applicants will have a high school diploma (or equivalent) along with some prior experience in ballfield maintenance. Valid Illinois driver’s license is required. This position can be physically demanding and includes significant exposure to dust, dirt and debris from dragging of the ballfields.
SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a full-time year-round non-exempt position. Schedule is generally Monday – Friday from 6:45am – 3:15pm. Overtime work may be required based on need. Weekend rotation required.  Target pay rate is $21.00 to $22.50 per hour DOQ (depending on qualifications).
BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:
  • Free and/or discounted Park District classes, programs, events, and memberships for you and your immediate family!
  • 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 Program

** Position will be open until filled. ** Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. **
Keywords: Park, Parks, Recreation, Sport, Sports, Fun, Ballfields, Baseball, Softball, Baseball, Pitcher’s Mounds, Batter’s Boxes, Dragging Ballfields, Ballfield Maintenance, Ballfield Renovation, Snow Removal, Ice Rink, Ice Rink Maintenance, Grounds Keeping, Parks, Special Event Set Up, Special Event Take Down, Mowing, Landscape, Natural Area Maintenance, Park Maintenance

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