Seasonal Grounds Maintenance
Wheaton Park District - Wheaton, IL

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Responsible for a wide variety of light maintenance and custodial duties at park district parks and facilities. A part-time seasonal position.

Minimum eighteen years of age. Valid Illinois driver's license with manual transmission experience preferred.

Essential Duties
  • Attendance at work site required every day.

  • Normal work hours for this position are 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For non-exempt employees, daily work hours can change with little or no notice to accommodate the necessary work load the district requires. This may include shift changes to 2 nd and 3 rd shift, early hours before 7:00 a.m. and after 3:00 p.m., including reassignment to other divisions within the Park Services Department. Additional overtime may be required throughout the year based on responsibilities of the Park Service Department.

  • Perform minor building and equipment repairs.

  • Be able to use assorted hand tools such as, but not limited to, shovels, rakes, hand saws, pruners and hammers in a safe and proper manner.

  • Assist other parks employees as needed.

  • Empty garbage and pick up litter in parks.

  • Paint and stain park district property where needed.

  • Weed flowerbeds and grounds.

  • Hardscape and landscape duties.

  • May be required to work special events.

  • Work together with other team members to accomplish all tasks.

  • Operate tractor, utility truck, hand tools, power tools and other machinery as deemed necessary.

  • Shovel snow and de-ice as needed.

  • Collect garbage and maintain park district facilities.

  • Must be courteous and helpful to staff and public.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Must follow, administer and implement Wheaton Park District policies and guidelines.

  • Refer to Seasonal Employee Manual for more details of job task descriptions.

  • Path and road maintenance, includes hot & cold patching, gravel road grading, and seal coat.

  • Attend staff meetings.

  • Psychological Considerations
    May feel stress due to working overtime during peak times to maintain schedule. Will be working with minimum supervision.

    Physical Demands
    May be required to lift and carry 75 pounds. Exposure to fumes, pesticides, chemicals and insects. Will be exposed to noisy equipment. Exposure to all weather conditions and wet and uneven surfaces.

    Cognitive and Safety Considerations
    Must be responsible, follow directions and show good safety awareness and sound judgment.



    7:00am - 3:00pm

    40+ hrs per week


    Tuesday-Saturday 7
    :00am -

    3:00pm 40+ hrs per week Hours may change without notice to accommodate work load of districts maintenance needs. Salary: $10.00 per hr

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