Parks Full-Time Maintenance

About Us: Spread throughout the community, 27 park sites comprised of a community park, neighborhood parks, play lots, passive parks, and linear parks offer a wide variety of recreation opportunities for the residents of Winnetka covering over 240 acres. This includes five beaches located on Lake Michigan and several facilities including Ice Arena, Tennis Center, Golf Club House and numerous park shelters.
Job Summary: The Regular Full-Time Maintenance Employee is responsible for performing a variety of Park District labor duties. The primary responsibility for the position is the care, upkeep, repair, improvement, routine and preventive maintenance of all Park District properties, facilities and equipment. The position will work in conjunction with all departments and staff in the delivery of quality recreational services to the community of Winnetka. A degree of organization and self-direction is expected to fulfill the needs of the position. The employee will be responsible for onsite communication with Department Heads and managers to ensure timely maintenance and repairs. This position will report directly to the Parks Operations Manager. The position is Full Time with benefits that requires twenty-four hour on call coverage with time commitments beyond forty hours a week due to the emergency responses and adverse weather conditions.
Qualifications: High School Graduate/GED with two years of experience in Parks Maintenance or relates field is required. Bachelor's/Associate's degree in Construction Management, Parks/Recreation, Business Management, or other related field is desired. The applicant should have a working knowledge or experience in grounds maintenance, basic facility maintenance and basic supervision skills as well. Construction trade skills in Plumbing, Electrical, HVAC, and/or carpentry are preferred. A commitment for continued skill development and training is mandatory. This position requires a pre-placement physical, driving abstract and criminal background check prior to employment. Illinois Class B CDL License with air brakes endorsement, or the ability to obtain within the first six months of employment is required. The ability to obtain an Illinois Pesticide Applicators License within the first six month of employment (As requested by the Superintendent of Parks).
Scheduling and Pay: This is a full-time maintenance position with benefits. Scheduled hours are between 7:00am - 3:30pm Monday - Friday. Base salary is $39,500+ DOQ. Benefits include Medical Coverage, Dental, Vision, IMRF Retirement fund, Life Insurance (Basic and Additional Voluntary), Participation in IMRF (Retirement, Disability, Life), 457 Plan, Paid Holidays, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Personal Days, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Tuition Reimbursement.
To apply please visit www.winpark.org and click on the Job Opportunities link at the top and bottom of the home page.
Contact Name: Costa Kutulas, Superintendent of Parks
Contact Phone: 847-501-2052
Contact Email: ckutulas@winpark.org

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