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Job Title:

Park Maintenance Worker I

Job Post ID:

19023

Posted Until:

06/26/2019

Salary:

$10.00/hr +

Location:

Naperville

Hours:

1st Shift

WorkType:

Part Time

Industry

Hospitality

Job Description:

Under the daily guidance of a Park Specialist I or II, the Park Maintenance I position is responsible for performing all tasks necessary to maintain our parks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Under the general supervision of a full time employee and/or Park Maintenance IV, perform horticulture maintenance activities (i.e., annual flower/bulb plantings and weeding, perennial bed maintenance and watering).
2.Under the general supervision of a full time employee and/or Park Maintenance IV, perform forestry/silviculture maintenance (i.e., controlled prairie and woodland burns, and pruning).
3.Under the general supervision of a full time employee and/or Park Maintenance IV, perform maintenance of ball fields and athletic courts.
4.Under the general supervision of a full time employee and/or Park Maintenance IV, perform trail maintenance (i.e., clean up and debris removal, mulching).
5.Under the general supervision of a full time employee and/or Park Maintenance IV, perform litter pickup, garbage pickup, and recycling activities.
6.Under the general supervision of a full time employee and/or Park Maintenance IV, perform cleaning and maintenance of park shelters, restrooms, and assigned buildings.
7.Under the general supervision of a full time employee and/or Park Maintenance IV, perform power and trim mowing in assigned parks.
8.Demonstrate and support Park District customer service standards.
9.Follow district and department safety, personnel, and administrative policies, procedures and ordinances.
10.Perform miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.
Other Duties and Responsibilities: Perform preventative maintenance on assigned vehicles and equipment.
Assist with the set up and take down of special events.

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be proficient in the safe use and operations of all types of park maintenance/landscape maintenance equipment from chainsaws to backhoes.
Demonstrated knowledge of the methods and practices used in horticulture and forestry operations.
Skilled at equipment maintenance and repair.
Proficient at cleaning and custodial methods.
Ability to work in a team atmosphere to promote positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
Ability to complete daily time sheets.
Ability to Speak, read, and writes English preferred.
Ability to work independently in the day to day operations with only general direction.
Valid ‘D’ license and good driving record required.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience in the park maintenance/landscape maintenance field preferred.
Experience in operations of the ‘normal’ landscape equipment (i.e., sod cutter, tiller, edger, and blower).
Must possess the ability to learn to operate assigned equipment.

Special Considerations:
Must be at least 18 years old.
Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
Ability to move from site to site.
Ability to lift, carry and move heavy weight (>50 lbs.) objects.
Exposure to pesticides, exhaust fumes, chemicals, dust, dirt, insect bites and loud noises.
Weekend schedule required.
Occasional manipulation of assigned office equipment.
Prolonged lifting, stooping, bending, twisting, and climbing for extended periods of time.
Sustained posture in a standing position for prolonged periods of time.
Subject to confined space entry.
Subject to respirator use. Employee will be required to pass a Quantitative Fit Test.
Manual dexterity and strength to operate power-operated equipment/machines.

Benefits:

Discounted fees for employees who work a minimum of 20hrs a week.

Company Information

Looking for an opportunity to have a positive impact on people’s lives while building a fun and dynamic career? Consider the Naperville Park District! It takes all kinds of skills, knowledge and talent to serve the recreation needs of the Naperville community. If you’re passionate about the outdoors, staying active, having fun and encouraging others to do the same, then check out our part-time and full-time career opportunities.

Application Instructions:

To be considered a candidate for employment, you must complete our online application.
https://www.applitrack.com/napervilleparks/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Parks%2c+Trades+and+Fleet