ABOUT US The Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning public agency that provides its 75,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational facilities, programs, events, parks and open spaces. Additionally, the Schaumburg Park District hosts thousands of visitors and guests annually at its activities and major tournaments.
JOB SUMMARY The Grounds Keeper 2 reports to the Parks Supervisor and works as part of a talented team primarily responsible for park maintenance. Duties include mowing, fertilizing, aerating, grading, and seeding; native plant maintenance; inspection and maintenance of park fixtures and site amenities; performing a variety of horticulture projects; seasonal assignments such as snow removal, salting, and maintaining seasonal ice rinks; special event set-up and take-down; and more.
QUALIFICATIONS The best applicants will have a high school diploma (or equivalent) along with at least three (3) years of experience in grounds or landscape maintenance. Candidates must have (or be able to earn within 6 months of acceptance) a CDL and an Illinois Pesticide Public Operator’s license.
SCHEDULING & PAY This is a full-time year-round non-exempt position. Schedule is generally Monday – Friday from 6:45am – 3:30pm. Overtime work may be required based on need. Target hiring range is up to $20.00 per hour, DOQ (depending on qualifications).
BENEFITS WE OFFER In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including: • Medical Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • FSA Healthcare • Employee Wellness Programs and Incentives • Life Insurance (Basic and Additional Voluntary) • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • Participation in IMRF (Retirement, Disability, Life) • Nationwide Retirement Solutions 457 Plan • Paid Holidays • Vacation Time • Personal Days and Sick Time • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • A Variety of Park District Memberships and Privileges
TO APPLY: Visit us at www.ParkFun.com – go to “About” then “Employment” to complete our online job application. ** Note: Consideration will only be given to applications completed online (please no resumes via email, mail, fax, etc.) **
If interested, please apply early. This position will be open until filled. The Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.