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 $19/hr+ DOQ

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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 $19/hr+ (approx $39,520 annually)

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.

Job duties include the following (and other duties as assigned):

Builds, installs, paints and maintains park facilities including play structures, benches, shelters, retaining walls, borders, drinking fountains, pathways, goal posts, piers, grills, fences and bridges.

Installs and maintains trees, shrubs, turf grasses and flower beds. Trims and prunes trees and shrubbery.

Performs a bi-monthly inspection of all assigned sites.

Assists with the construction and maintenance of athletic fields.

Performs daily inspection of mowers, tractors and trucks before use. May perform small engine repairs.

Identifies tree and shrubbery illnesses and issues, troubleshoots and resolves.

Troubleshoots and resolves site drainage issues.

Performs masonry, carpentry and stone work to build and repair park facilities including shelters, retaining walls, borders, washrooms, sidewalks and curbs.

Plows and removes snow and ice as required.

Assists with special event preparation, operation and clean-up as required.

Trains and delegates tasks to assigned seasonal and part-time employees.

Requirements:  Expertise typically acquired through completion of a high school program. Additional course work in horticulture or landscaping preferred. - Minimum of 1 year related work experience including experience in landscaping or grounds keeping. - Valid Illinois drivers license with excellent driving record. - 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. Ability to obtain Pesticide Operators License within three (3) months of employment.

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 Lisle Park District


Scott Hamilton

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