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 $9.50-$12.00/hour DOQ

Job Title: Landscape Maintenance Crew Seasonal - Oakwood / Grade: II / FLSA: Non-Exempt / Department: Parks & Planning

BASIC FUNCTION Landscape maintenance staff ensures that the park grounds, athletic fields and garden plots 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. Maintains turf areas including mowing and trimming.

  2. Inspects parks, cleans up debris.

  3. Install and maintain landscape material such as flowers, trees, shrubs, grass, etc.

  4. Prune hedges and trees.

  5. Assists in landscape construction projects.

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

  7. Cleans buildings and restrooms as needed.

  8. Performs safety inspections and repairs on athletic fields and parks.

  9. Constructs and performs daily maintenance on athletic fields.

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

  11. 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: Valid Illinois Driver’s License required.

 Des Plaines Park District


Corrie Guynn
(847) 390-4939

 Closing Date

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