Department: Facility Services
Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor
Location: Wheaton, IL
Opportunity: Maintenance Assistant
Cantigny Park is offering an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for a Maintenance Assistant. This position will support the Facility Services team in maintaining, repairing, and improving the park. Specifically, the Maintenance Assistant is responsible for minor carpentry, painting, wall repair, and other general labor tasks. An ideal candidate is familiar with building systems, maintenance, hand and power tools, and enjoys collaborating with teammates on challenging projects. This is a full-time position scheduled to work Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm.
Assist in the maintenance and repair to building systems using experience in carpentry, painting and wall repair Perform other duties as assigned which could include, but are not limited to, digging, cleaning, operating equipment, moving items, and picking up parts Keep all assigned hand and power tools in good condition without any loss Ensures that all facilities and equipment are kept organized, clean and operating properly and notifies the Maintenance Supervisor if they are not Follow all purchasing procedures Provides for personal safety in the workplace by attending and completing all required safety training (safety procedures, AED, First Aid, Youth Interactions), knowing and following existing safety rules including the applicable use of personal protection equipment, the proper operation of tools/machinery and proper handling of hazardous materials, and reporting any unsafe conditions to respective supervisor
High school diploma or equivalent required Basic knowledge of building systems and maintenance Basic knowledge of hand and power tools Ability to lift and maneuver 75 lbs. and work from ladders and lifts Team player, with the ability to work and make decisions independently when needed Demonstrated passion for the Foundation’s values with commitment to deliver results measured against the Foundation’s mission Outstanding interpersonal skills and experience building relationships with multiple stakeholders by listening to new ideas, encouraging dialogue, and inspiring people to work towards common goals Valid IL driver’s license Must attend Cantigny Park’s Child Safety Training All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screening
Apply online here: https://donate.mccormickfoundation.org/_about-us/about-us---careers-newton-test?gnk=job&gni=8a78859e7239c82d0172dce6861c001c&gns=Illinois+Parks+%26+Recreation+Association+%28IPRA%29