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Now Hiring: Utility Worker
May 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - May 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Freeport Park District is seeking a full-time Utility Worker to be part of the Parks Maintenance Department. The ideal candidate shall be a responsible, safety-oriented team player that enjoys working outdoors. Experience operating and maintaining equipment is required.
Duties: The Utility Worker will operate Park District equipment, including but not limited to dump trucks, wood chipper, bucket truck, skid steer loader, backhoe, tractors and mowers. Job duties will also include park safety inspections; performing routine maintenance of equipment; tree trimming; herbicide and pesticide applications; and other duties as assigned by the Park Maintenance Supervisor.
Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have valid Illinois Driver’s License and experience operating equipment. Experience with landscape maintenance including herbicide and pesticide applications preferred. Must obtain an Illinois Pesticide Applicator’s License.
Closing Date: May 21, 2021
Starting Annual Salary: $32,000-$38,000 ($15.38-$18.27/hour)
To Apply: Complete the online job application form found on the Freeport Park District website by May 21, 2021.