POSITION: Park Maintenance Department
The position is responsible for preforming manual skills and semi-skilled maintenance tasks including, but not limited to; routing landscaping, light construction, snow removal, tree and shrub maintenance, custodial work, athletic field preparation, planting, painting, garbage removal, equipment repairs, pesticide applications, maintenance of pavement and paths, weeding, turf maintenance, cleaning of park various horticultural tasks and supervision of seasonal/part-time staff. Assist specialists with all aspects of building and facilities (i.e., work in carpentry, minor plumbing, minor electrical, masonry, painting) as needed. Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers, including staff and park patrons.
Work will include evenings and weekends when needed as well as assisting on special events, along with other Park Department duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate and minimum two (2) years work experience in a field related to parks maintenance. A valid State of Illinois Department of Agriculture Pesticide Operators’ License required within the twelve (12) months of employment. A basic understanding of mowing, string line trimming and turf maintenance. A basic knowledge of grounds and maintenance plus knowledge of hand tools, grounds equipment and operations of trucks and tractors is a necessity. Position requires operation of power tools and machinery. Must possess strong interpersonal skills, be able to work independently or as part of a team and have good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and pass a post offer. Employment contingent upon successful criminal background check, pre-employment drug screening and physical.
Contact: Lonette C. Hall, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org (NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED).