Equipment Operator (Full Time Position)

Tinley Park Park District
Job Description
Job Title:                            Equipment Operator  (Full Time Position)
Location:                     Parks Department                  
Salary:                         $15.00/hour 
Closing Date:              August 24, 2018          
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.
  • Minimum education requirement is a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in grounds maintenance is required
  • Park and/or landscape maintenance experience is preferred
  • Must possess or be able to obtain/maintain an Illinois Pesticide Operators License within 6 months
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a CPR Certification within 6 months
  • A clean, valid drivers’ license
  • A mandatory physical, drug screening, and criminal background check are required prior to employment
Please submit completed resumes and applications to:
Human Resources
8125 West 171st Street
Tinley Park, Illinois 60477

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