Park Associate Landscape

Landscape

The Seasonal Park Associate is responsible for daily upkeep of the parks, working with assigned team leader. The normal workweek shall be designated by the Superintendent of Park and Facility Services as necessary to properly perform the duties of the job.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Prefer High School Graduate, experience and or knowledge in related field of property and facility maintenance and repairs.
  • Knowledge of landscape and grounds maintenance tools, equipment, shop, and field practices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Operates hand and power tools.
  • Cleans, provides preventative maintenance, and simple repairs of maintenance equipment.
  • Plants trees, shrubs, flowers, and installs retaining walls, and other landscape materials.
  • Performs custodial cleaning, grass mowing, and general park and building maintenance and construction.
  • Performs the job safely and in compliance with Park District Employee Manual, policies, procedures, work and safety rules. Supports & exhibits the established organizational values of respect, communication, integrity, innovation, recognition, continuous learning, fun, empowerment and people.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Should be in good physical condition and have sufficient strength to do minimal amount of lifting.
  • Demonstrate initiative, dependability, punctuality and ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely positive manner.
  • Must be able to take direction from Parks Crew Leader and work cooperatively with Park staff.

HOURS:

  • The position requires 32-40 hours per week between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The schedule is flexible and may require some Saturdays and Sundays.

RATE OF PAY:

  • $17.00 – $19.00 per hour