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 $9.50-$12.00/hour DOQ

Job Title: Lake Park Grounds Maintenance Seasonal / Grade: II / FLSA: Non-Exempt / Department: Parks & Planning

BASIC FUNCTION Lake Park Grounds staff ensures that the Lake Park grounds, marina and club house are kept clean, attractive and safe throughout the summer season. This position works in the early morning and weekends.

Seasonal (Memorial Day – Labor Day)


  1. Perform custodial cleaning of restrooms, picnic shelters and the Lake Park Club House.

  2. Clean and pressure wash picnic areas.

  3. Pick-up debris and empty garbage cans.

  4. Pick-up of Seaweed around Lake Opeka Perimeter

  5. Maintains turf areas including mowing and trimming

  6. Inspects parks, cleans up debris.

  7. Prune hedges and trees.

  8. Inspects, cleans, maintain and performs routine maintenance on related equipment.

  9. Performs support services at Park District and community events.

  10. Operates district vehicles and equipment.


  1. Assist administrative staff with special maintenance requests.

  2. May be required to perform overtime work as requested or required, including weekends.

  3. Provides polite customer service to any park users if approached.

  4. Follow all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Park District Safety and Crisis Manuals

  5. Coordinates activities to successfully collaborate with district staff performing maintenance in the same area.

  6. Perform additional duties as assigned.


Must be at least 18 years of age.

Education: High School Diploma Preferred

Experience: Related experience preferred

Certifications: Driver’s License

To apply, please go to and click on the Jobs tab to fill out an online application.

 Des Plaines Park District


Corrie Guynn
(847) 390-4939

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