The Equipment Operator works under the supervision of the Park Foreman and is responsible for operation of equipment used for mowing, landscaping, snow removal, athletic field maintenance, and other related tasks as they pertain to the care of the District’s Parks and Facilities. This position requires a working knowledge of the operation and use of specialized and heavy motor equipment in general construction and maintenance activities. Basic knowledge of hand tools, carpentry, painting, electrical, and plumbing is required. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to playground inspection and repair, tree, shrub, and turf care, supervision of part time and seasonal employees, some custodial duties, and event set-ups. This position is for Full-Time employment/40 hours per week plus benefits and requires flexibility to work some weekends/evenings and overtime as needed.
Education and Experience requirements include: High school graduate or equivalent. Experience performing a variety of semi-skilled mechanical and manual tasks in the maintenance and operation of automotive or related maintenance equipment is required. Two years of park and/or landscape maintenance experience preferred. Must maintain a valid Illinois Driver’s License and possess a good driving record. Must maintain an Illinois Pesticide Operators license. Must have or obtain certification in CPR, First Aid and AED within six months of employment. A mandatory physical, drug screening, and criminal background check are required prior to employment.
Job Title: Equipment Operator (Full Time/Parks Department)
Salary: $15/hour plus overtime
Closing Date: July 29, 2019
Please submit completed resumes and applications to:
8125 W. 171st Street
Tinley Park, Illinois 60477