Full-time Park Grounds Supervisor

Full-time Park Grounds Supervisor

Posting Date:     11-16-18

Closing Date:   Open Until filled

Location:           Cole Administration-Central Maintenance Operations Bldg.

Website:             www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

Hours:                Core hours M – F
7:00 am – 4:00 pm with availability to work evenings and weekends.       

Salary:                $44,000+/yr. Depending on Qualifications

QualificationsHigh school graduate or equivalent required with degree or some college coursework preferred. Must have 5 years of grounds maintenance experience, two years supervising others and one year of tractor/equipment operation experience. An Illinois Pesticide Applicator’s License pertaining to turf management is required within 3 months of hire. Proficient math and mechanical aptitude required. Strong computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word with the aptitude to learn and utilize other systems. Must have effective communication skills with good organizational and time management skills. Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize multiple projects. Must be in good physical condition in order to accomplish manual labor, strenuous at times, in all types of weather conditions including extreme heat and humidity and cold. A valid Class A CDL driver’s license is preferred with the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Illinois State Class B CDL within six months of hire. Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

Duties:   Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Park Operations, the Park Grounds Supervisoroversees grounds maintenance operations, including ornamental maintenance, repairs and renovations directly related to their respective locations and assists the district as a whole when needed. This position will coordinate all duties associated with grounds and, in a lesser capacity, facility maintenance. The Park Grounds Supervisor will supervise and organize full-time and part-time personnel including making all staffing recommendations for their assigned location. Will utilize the computer on a daily basis to perform a variety of tasks including but not limited to; budgeting, timekeeping, work orders, personnel and project management and producing various reports. Additionally,maintains and monitors facility budget, coordinates the management of contractors, conducts snow removal, maintains assigned equipment and makes recommendations for purchasing maintenance supplies and equipment.  The Park Grounds Supervisor is considered a ‘Working Supervisor’ and will regularly perform manual maintenance tasks on a daily basis. This is an at-will position.

The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 236,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the District maintains 168 parks and 48 miles of inter-connected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Connected by the Fox River, our communities are tied together by the District’s commitment to promote vibrant, healthy lifestyles through fun and safe recreation opportunities that are environmentally and fiscally responsible. The Fox Valley Park District…Where Fun Begins!

Please complete online application and include cover letter with resume:

Contact:   Lisa Santoria / Human Resources Manager          Phone:   (630) 966-4517

Address   101 West Illinois Ave. IL  60506                               Contact E-mail:   jobs@fvpd.net

The Fox Valley Park District is an Equal Opportunity. Minority candidates encouraged to apply.

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