The Elmhurst Park District is seeking candidates for a full-time, non-exempt Park Specialist II position. Ideal candidates should possess strong leadership skills, a solid understanding of mowing operations, and the ability to deliver outstanding customer service.
The Park Specialist II works on a crew of 3 FT maintenance staff and assists with supervision of 3-5 seasonal staff members. The position is responsible for all mowing, trimming, edging, and blowing of District properties along with spring and fall cleanups. The position is also responsible for performing general park maintenance duties throughout the District including, but not limited to spreading mulch, tree removals, pesticide applications, trash removal, athletic field maintenance, parking lot repairs, special events, and snow removal. Prior experience in leading a mowing crew, park maintenance, commercial landscaping, or equipment maintenance/repair are preferred.
The Park Specialist II works a schedule of Monday through Friday (6:30 am to 3:00 pm) with overtime for pre/post season cleanup, special events, and snow removal. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license. The position requires candidates to be able to obtain an Illinois Pesticide Operator’s license, CPR/AED certification, and Illinois CDL “C” license upon employment.