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 $43,005-$60,207 DOE


WHO WE ARE: The Elmhurst Park District, established in 1920 and located 16 miles west of Chicago, provides parks, recreation facilities and programs to meet our mission of enriching lives while having fun! We serve residents of the Elmhurst community as well as residents of neighboring towns! Join our team and be part of an organization that values being community focused, providing customer service excellence, working with integrity, and having fun! We are looking for someone who will help us achieve our vision of becoming a national leader in providing parks and recreation experiences to our community.

We have an exciting full-time job opportunity as PARK SPECIALIST II - COVERAGE.
WHAT YOU’LL DO: The Coverage position performs a wide variety of park maintenance tasks along with the regularly assigned duties of trash collection, managing the district-wide tree ring and landscape bed mulching program, and assisting with special projects. In addition to the defined duties the position will act as coverage in the absence of assigned staff due to vacation, illness, or vacancies. Dependent on the nature of the assignment the position may direct 1 to 5 seasonal staff members. Other duties include- special events, mowing, athletic field maintenance, horticulture, inspections, snow removal, and general park maintenance.

  • 2-3 years of park maintenance experience and the ability to operate associated equipment is preferred.
  • A State of Illinois Pesticide Operator’s License and Class “C” driver’s license are required within 6 months of hire.

  • Monday through Friday from 6:30am-3:00pm with additional hours for snow removal and special events.
  • The anticipated starting pay for this nonexempt position is $43,005 and up depending on qualifications.
  • This position falls under pay Grade 2 with a pay range of $43,005-$60,207. 

In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:
  • Defined contribution medical insurance plan (5 plan options)
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • District paid life insurance
  • Participation in IMRF (retirement, disability, death benefits)
  • Vacation days, personal days, sick leave and 9 paid holidays!
  • Sick bank leave, paid parental leave and paid bereavement leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Two deferred compensation programs (VOYA & Nationwide)
  • Voluntary Supplemental insurance coverage for short-term disability, accident, hospitalization
  • Flexible spending accounts for unreimbursed medical and dependent care
  • Free family Courts Plus Membership and Pool Passes!
  • Free/discounted District programs, merchandise and concessions
  • Educational assistance/tuition reimbursement
  • Professional organizational membership
  • Values Recognition Program
  • Service Awards Program
  • Employee social activities
  • Credit Union (Central Credit Union of Illinois)

 Elmhurst Park District


Steven Paterkiewicz

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