Freeport Park District is seeking an experienced supervisor to oversee the day-to-day operations in parks maintenance.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree that specializes in park maintenance, landscape management, natural resource management, or a high school diploma/GED with a minimum of 2 years professional experience in the landscape, forestry, or parks and recreation industry. Must have experience operating basic maintenance equipment including, but not limited to, commercial mowers, loaders, and dump trucks. To be a successful Parks Maintenance Supervisor, you should have knowledge of personnel management, facilities maintenance, landscape management, excellent oral and communication skills, ability to work under minimal supervision, and the ability to train employees.
Duties: The Parks Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the maintenance functions and personnel of Freeport Park District including park facilities, infrastructure, and grounds. Directly supervises full-time, part-time and seasonal employees in areas of custodian, vehicle & equipment maintenance, carpentry, building systems, grounds maintenance, landscaping, and turf care. The Parks Maintenance Supervisor may also be called on to manage construction projects that are out-sourced or in-house.
Closing Date: March 19, 2021
Starting Annual Salary: $52,000–65,000
To Apply: Send resume and a cover letter to:
Freeport Park District
P.O. Box 417
Freeport, IL 61032