To apply please complete an online employment application on our website: www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and reliable, with good mechanical knowledge and instinct to troubleshoot and fix things. Must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED required. An Associate’s degree or trade school certificate is highly desired. Prior facility maintenance related experience preferred in at least three trades (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry, painting, fabrication) with familiarity with various hand and power tools. A valid IL Driver’s license is required, a CDL with Air Brake Endorsement is preferred or the ability to obtain within six months of hire. Good communication skills required with the ability to work independently or as part of a team. Must be in good physical condition to perform a variety of manual tasks in various weather conditions including high heat and humidity. Will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Must also be able to work flexible hours with overtime during prime seasons.
Duties: Under the direction and supervision of Trades Manager, the Facilities & Trades Technician is responsible for completing various repairs and maintenance at all facilities as assigned and acting as the contact for emergency situations that affect the District facilities ability to open for business. Additionally, the Facilities Technician will assess and consider daily 1) the safety of our employees and participants, 2) the security of our assets and 3) the service to our customers. The employee shall collaborate with all departments within the District including Recreation, IT, Finance, and Planning. This is an at-will position.
The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 233,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management. Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the District maintains 165 parks and 48 miles of interconnected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Sharing the shores of the Fox River, our communities are united by the District’s commitment to promote vibrant, healthy lifestyles through fun and safe recreation opportunities that are environmentally and fiscally responsible. The Fox Valley Park District … Where Fun Begins!