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 $17.00/hr. - $20.00/hr. DOQ

At Deerfield Park District, we provide outstanding parks, services, facilities, and recreation programs that enrich lives, promote healthy living and inspire memorable experiences. We are looking for hard working, caring people that support our mission. The Parks Maintenance is responsible for performing maintenance tasks of park grounds and facilities throughout the district, including but not limited to: installation, maintenance and repair of landscaping, playgrounds, athletic fields, hard surface courts, park amenities, fencing, signage, drainage, concrete, asphalt and paths. Other duties and responsibilities include: building/shelter repairs and cleaning, snow removal and ice rink maintenance. The full list of essential functions and marginal functions will be reviewed prior to hire.

Qualifications: Applicants must be of sound physical condition to perform heavy manual labor in all types of weather conditions. Minimum High School Graduate or equivalent. Must have a valid Driver’s License and be at least 18 years of age. Prior experience and knowledge of semi-skilled carpentry, painting, dry-wall, plumbing, electrical, welding, concrete and other related maintenance skills is preferred. Must have experience and ability in operating a variety of vehicles and equipment including: trailers, tractors, riding mowers, utility vehicles, backhoe, skid steer, wood chipper, air compressor, trencher, chainsaws, landscape equipment, power tools etc. Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers and public. Must be able to read, write and speak English. Must be able to obtain an Illinois Pesticide Operators License, Chain Saw Safety Certification and Playground Safety Inspector Certification within the first 6 months of employment.

Hours: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Position. Hours are M – F, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Weekend and evening work as required. Rate of Pay: $17.00//hr. - $20.00/hr. depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefit package. Excellent benefit package including: Retirement Plan/Paid days off (vacation, sick, holiday), medical, dental and life insurance, free annual fitness center pass, pool pass and free and/or subsidized Park District activities and events for employee and family members. And much more.

Open until filled. Apply online at

Contact Information Jay Zahn, Director of Parks Deerfield Park District 836 Jewett Park Drive (847) 572-2670

 Deerfield Park District


Jay Zahn
(847) 572-2670

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