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    City of Collinsville
    Job Description
    The City of Collinsville is currently accepting applications for the full-time, hourly position of Parks Maintenance Worker. This position reports directly to the Superintendent of Parks and Open Spaces.

    The Parks Maintenance Worker will be responsible for performing varied skilled and semi-skilled duties in maintenance relative to City-owned properties and equipment including landscaping, horticulture, playground equipment, athletic field maintenance and lake maintenance. This position may serve as a team leader for at least one crew or part-time and/or seasonal employees.

    Primary duties include but are not limited to: maintenance of turf areas including mowing, trimming, aerating, seeding, fertilizing, weed control and landscape maintenance; maintenance and care of athletic fields including grooming, grading, rolling and line marking; and operation of light and heavy-duty motor vehicle equipment and tools such as pickup and dump trucks, bobcats, tractors, field grooming equipment, rollers, compressors, chainsaws, generators, pumps lifts in a safe and responsible manner.
    Activities are performed mainly outdoors and exposure to weather – ranging from extreme heat to extreme cold – and associated elements like rain, snow, ice, wind, etc. Exposure to various chemicals (fertilizers, cleaning agents, oil fuels, etc.) is to be expected.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    The successful candidate will have one to three years of related job experience, high school diploma or equivalent, and a valid driver’s license. A pesticide applicator license is preferred.

    SALARY and BENEFITS
    Salary range is $33,600 to $44,900, depending on qualifications. The City offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, dental, vision and prescription 100% funded by the City for single coverage. Pension is with the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

    APPLICATION
    To receive full consideration, submit cover letter, resume and the names, phone numbers and email addresses of three to five professional work-related references by midnight CST on Thursday, January 31, 2019. Successful candidates must pass a background, physical, and drug screening after contingent job offer.

    To apply, go to https://collinsvilleil.applicantpro.com/jobs/980440.html
     
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