005P - Seasonal ENT Grounds Worker - (Oak Meadows)
RP090 Addison, IL $10.00/hr

Job Purpose

Work involves performing manual labor in a variety of maintenance/construction tasks supporting the District golf courses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·         Performs maintenance tasks, including mowing and trimming of golf courses

·         Transplant and maintain ornamental shrubbery; remove weeds; prune plants and trees

·         Perform routine maintenance on a wide variety of tools, machinery, and equipment used in golf course maintenance.  Lift and move benches, water coolers, and other equipment

·         Operate a variety of equipment including:  push and riding mowers, weed eaters, aerators, sod cutters, rototillers, chainsaws, trimmers, snow plows, trucks and tractors

·         Perform custodial and basic maintenance functions.  Clean, sanitize, and deodorize restrooms and replenish supplies, vacuum floors, dust, polish furniture, and remove trash.

·         Complete manual labor tasks using shovels, rakes, and a variety of hand tools.

·         Perform other duties as required


The District operates multiple locations.  Depending on business needs, work may involve assignments or responsibilities at other golf courses or facilities within the District.


Education and Experience Required


Additional Information: Must be 18 years of age or older by the first day of employment.


Hours:  March - November. Actual schedule of work is on an as-needed basis up to 30 hours per week.  Scheduled days and hours may vary and pause from time to time, or recur at regular intervals based on events and business operation needs.  Scheduled days may include weekends and holidays, based on customer traffic and business needs.


Preferred Experience:  Training and experience in the operation of golf turf equipment


Special training or other license, certification etc.:  Must have a valid Driver’s License. 


Skills In:  Preparing, establishing, and maintaining turf, tees, shrubbery, and ornamental beds; operation and maintenance of a variety of equipment used in golf course maintenance; installation and maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems; understanding and following verbal or written instructions; maintaining effective working relationships.


Onboarding/Training Requirements:   Criminal Background Check

                                                                        Driver’s License Check

                                                                        National Sex Offender Registry Check


Application:  Candidates must complete the application process in its entirety, including the Pre-Screen Questions, to be considered for this position.  Resumes may be included, but are not accepted in lieu of the application. 


Equal Employment Policy:  As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County complies with Federal, State, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.  The Forest Preserve District makes all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sex (wages), genetics, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, retaliation, or other unlawful considerations.




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