Parks Laborer

Full Time
Wilmette, IL 60091
Posted Today
Job description

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title: *

Parks Laborer

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Department: *

Parks and Planning

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Status: *

Full Time, Non-Exempt
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Location: *

West Park Maintenance Garage

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Is this an IMRF Approved Position: *

Yes

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Reports to (title): *

Parks Crew Leader
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Legal Minimum Age Requirement: *

18

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Purpose_*
To perform general labor in the maintenance, repair and construction of the parks in order to maintain and improve the appearance and quality of the park system.
Job Functions
Essential

  • Operates heavy equipment, trucks, tractors and landscaping equipment
  • Plants and maintains landscaping
  • Installs, repairs and paints athletic structures such as fields, goals fences etc
  • Installs and maintains playgrounds
  • Writes reports such as inspections forms in a timely fashion
  • Applies pesticides
  • Removes snow from sidewalks, driveways and parking lots
  • Performs preventative maintenance on small engine equipment

Other Functions

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the job
  • Assists others as needed

Educational/Training Requirements

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Basic verbal and written communication skills in the English language
  • Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft software suite to assist in completing inspections and reports
  • No previous work experience
  • Illinois Pesticide Operators License or ability to obtain within one year
  • Valid state of Illinois Driver’s License
  • CPR Certified or ability to obtain certification within one year

SAFETY

  • Responsible to uphold the District’s commitment to safety by using good safety awareness and judgment. Follows safety protocol, participates in safety programs/seminars, promptly reports accidents and hazardous conditions to supervisor, and complies with the District’s safety policies.

Equipment and Protective Clothing Required

Microshield, Protective gloves for emergencies, Nitrile Gloves, Safety goggles/glasses, Earplugs, ear covers, Safety Shoes, Leather type work boot, Face shield, Hard hat, Chaps (Chainsaw safety pants)

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Physical Requirements_*

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NEVER RARELY (X)*

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OCCASIONALLY (X)*

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FREQUENTLY (X)*

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REGULARLY (X)*

1. Lift &/or carry objects weighing up to 10 lbs.

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up to 25 lbs.

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more than 25 lbs.

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more than 25 lbs. & up to 50 lbs.

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more than 50 lbs.

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2. Push and/or pull carts, dollies, and the like

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3. Climb or balance on ladders, scaffolding, or ramps

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4. Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend

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5. Reach for, grasp and handle objects

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6. Touch and feel objects

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7. Manipulate and operate power tools/machinery

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8. Use a keyboard to interact with computer system

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9. Sit for extended periods of time

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10. Walk for extended periods of time

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11. Standing for extended periods of time

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12. Ability to communicate verbally

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13. Ability to hear

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14. Ability to smell

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15. Proofread and/or review documents

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16. Work in an area that is somewhat uncomfortable due to drafts, noise, temperature variation, or the like

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17. Work with equipment or performing duties where
carelessness would probably result in minor cuts, bruises, or muscle pulls

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18. Travel to locations other than main location

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Location: 3555 Lake Avenue, Wilmette, IL 60091

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.50 - $24.52 per hour

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