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 $20.00 - $22.50 per hour, DOQ

The Company:

The Wheaton Park District is one of the finest park systems in Illinois and has been recognized many times in the past 20 years. As part of our Parks and Planning department you will contribute to maintaining our beautiful parks and facilities throughout the district.

The Position:

What will you do?

  • Responsible for assisting in the maintenance and repair of all pool facilities and immediate grounds.
  • Attendance at work site as scheduled; must be available to work other shifts and overtime as required.
  • Assist in developing guidelines for use of facilities.
  • Maintain water chemistry and all other operations of District pools during season.
  • Assist with supervision and train night maintenance staff at pools.
  • Assist with purchasing, installing, maintaining, and repairing inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Assist in preparing annual budget.
  • Assist in maintaining current and accurate records pertaining to pools.
  • Assist in planning for departments’ goals and objectives.
  • Assist with general upkeep of all pool facilities and immediate grounds.
  • Assemble and maintain ice rinks and assist with snow removal at any time during a 24-hour period.
  • Work with immediate supervisor and independent contractors to schedule projects during pool season.
  • Open and closes Northside Family Aquatic Center and Rice Pool and Water Park during season.
  • Conduct safety inspections.
  • Motivate staff to improve work performance.
  • Train pool staff on emergency situations and general functions at the pools.
  • Maintain effective two-way communication while dealing with concerns in the field with all district staff and immediate supervisor.
  • Carry two way or cell phone communication at all times.
  • Wear personal protective equipment for job function when needed.
Why you should apply:

Park districts are all about leisure, recreation and conservation. If this interests you, we offer the following:

  • $20.00 - $22.50 per hour, DOQ
  • Health (HMO or PPO), with very low employee contribution for employee, spouse, and dependents.
  • 100% employer paid dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents.
  • 100% employer paid vision insurance for the employee
  • 100% employer paid life insurance at 1.5 times your annual salary.
  • Health insurance incentive up to $4,500 per year.
  • FSA and Dependent Care pre-tax via payroll deduction.
  • Pension Plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, including employer contributions
  • Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 12 vacation days, 2 personal days (pro-rated first year), 12 ½ holidays.
  • Free use of fitness center, two pools, golf, and entrance to Cosley Zoo to employees and family members eligible for insurance coverage.
  • Tuition Reimbursement, discounts on merchandise, professional memberships, and other voluntary benefits.
The Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, we are looking for:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with at least three (3) years' experience in work related to facility maintenance required.
  • Knowledge of heating, plumbing, and electrical repairs required.
  • Must have or obtain Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certificate within six (6) months of employment.
  • Must have great problem solving, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have good time management skills and work calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • Must have and maintain: a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
  • CPR/AED certified or obtain within one (1) month of employment.
  • Must be able to move objects weighing up to 50 lbs. and over 50 lbs. with assistance.
  • Must be able to frequently move about the facility and pool area and position one’s self for maintenance and repair.
  • Must be able to handle all weather conditions while working outdoors.

Shifts vary during pool season. Tuesday thru Saturday or Sunday thru Thursday.

Time: 6:00am - 2:00pm during pool season. Off season is Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:00pm.

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The Wheaton Park District is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

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 Wheaton Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $28.00-$31.00/hr DOQ

Tuesday - Saturday 2:00pm-10:00pm

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Under the general supervision of the Superintendent of Trades Operations and the Trades & Custodial Manager, the Trades Specialist (Second Shift) performs construction and maintenance of District capital assets and infrastructure. This position will also be assigned custodial duties, including, but not limited to facility cleaning and room preparation as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Inspect, maintain, and repair all aspects of District capital assets and infrastructure including but not limited to buildings, aquatic facilities and splash pads, playgrounds, shelters, hardscapes, fences, bridges, and irrigation systems.
  2. Execute work orders related to interior and exterior building components including but not limited to carpentry and woodworking, roofing, masonry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC (furnace, boiler, A/C, building automation systems), and painting. Accept, update, and close work orders in computerized maintenance management system.
  3. Coordinate with service contractors for the inspection and maintenance of backflow prevention devices, security and fire alarms, fire suppression systems, and elevators.
  4. Work with pool and splash pad mechanical systems, ensuring acceptable operation and water chemistry.
  5. Install and maintain District key and lock system, doors, gates, and related hardware.
  6. Fabricate, install, and maintain District signage.
  7. Order and conduct inventory of equipment and supplies.
  8. Perform diagnostic work including review, interpretation, and application of information in operator’s manuals for various equipment and building systems.
  9. Hire and oversee performance of contractors.
  10. Gather information necessary for the preparation of reports, proposals, and budgets.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate a variety of equipment and motor vehicles including dump trucks, pick-up trucks, end loaders, bucket trucks, backhoes, tractors, and lifts.
  • Perform snow and ice removal operations using snow removal equipment on sidewalks, roads, parking lots, and roofs of District facilities.
  • Assist in training, preparing work schedules, and delegating work to part time employees.
  • Perform set-up, support, and take-down for special events.
  • Attend training related to essential duties and responsibilities of Trades Specialist position, as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and skills of the methods, practices, use, minor repair of, and operation of equipment and tools used in general maintenance and construction.
  • Ability to understand service manuals, wiring diagrams, technical drawings/specifications, and maintenance and operator’s manuals.
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform a variety of skilled trades-related tasks including HVAC, building automation systems, pump systems, roofing/building envelope, electrical systems, plumbing, rough/finish carpentry, plumbing/irrigation systems, and welding.
  • Skill in the operation of building maintenance and cleaning equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work schedule with limited supervision.
  • Ability to perform a variety of semi-skilled maintenance and manual tasks.
  • Working knowledge of basic computer software including computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) and Microsoft Office.
Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in general maintenance or construction with additional technical and trades training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid (Class C) driver’s license within three (3) months of hire.
  • Must obtain and maintain Certified Pool Operator (CPO) and Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certifications within 12 months of hire. The exact deadline will be provided at the time of hire and will be based on class availability and testing schedules. Training will take place outside of regularly scheduled shift.
  • May be assigned to other training or required to obtain certifications, as needed.
Special Considerations:

  • Subject to both office and outside environmental conditions.
  • Subject to modified/flexible work schedules based on District needs.
  • Ability to lift, carry, and/or move objects weighing ≤ 50 lbs. on a weekly basis. Lifting assistance is required when lifting > 50 lbs.
  • Exposure to pesticides, chemicals, dust, fumes, dirt, loud noise, and insect bites.
  • Ability to frequently travel to and work at all Naperville Park District facilities.
  • Prolonged lifting, stooping, bending, twisting, standing, and climbing.
  • Regular exposure to heights.
  • Subject to confined space entry.
  • Subject to respirator use. Will be required to pass a Quantitative Fit Test.
  • Manual dexterity and strength to operate power-operated machines and equipment.
  • Regular onsite attendance is an essential function of this position.

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 Naperville Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $58,454 – 68,769

The Village of Deerfield, Illinois (Pop. 19,197) seeks a highly motivated individual for the full-time position of Receptionist to fulfill a variety of customer service and administrative related functions in the Public Works Department. This position plays a crucial role in promoting positive guest relations, ensuring exceptional customer service, providing valuable information on Village programs and assisting each of the Public Works divisions - Water, Street, Sewer and Vehicle Maintenance. 

Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Public Works & Engineering, the  Receptionist is responsible for Public Works front desk operations including greeting walk up customers, answering the main phone line and responding to inquiries regarding services.  Additional tasks will include, but are not limited to, preparing a variety of internal and external correspondences, entering time into the payroll system, processing invoices, creating work orders and special projects. Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. 1-2 years of related experience providing successful internal and external customer service is required.  Familiarity with governmental operations is preferred. The hiring range for this position is $58,454 – 68,769 depending on qualifications and experience.  An excellent benefit package includes the following: IMRF Pension, BCBS Health, Delta Dental, VSP Vision, employer paid life insurance, annual accruals of five personal days, two weeks of vacation time, two weeks of sick time, parental leave, tuition reimbursement after one year of employment and more. 

For a complete job description visit the Village’s website at  Interested candidates should apply with a resume and letter of interest via the Village’s website.    The recruitment for this position will remain open until the position is filled, with a first review of resumes starting Monday, March 4th.   

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 Village of Deerfield


Desiree van Thorre

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled