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Grounds Maintenance Worker job in Wheaton

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Job Ref:  14-0073
Organization:  Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Job Category:  Grounds and Urban Forestry
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Illinois (IL)
City:  Wheaton
Post Code:  60189
Salary and Benefits:  $32,694 - $$36,511

• Constructs and maintains gravel or asphalt paved roads, driveways, and parking lots;
• Patch potholes, apply asphalt emulsion seal coat, and install new asphalt surfaces;
• Install brick paver walkways, patios, and block/timber retaining walls;
• Paint traffic control markings;
• Repair roadway, shoulders, and drain ways;
• Sweep parking lots;
• Perform other duties as assigned.

This position will be assigned to the Roads Crew; however, as this position is a general all-around position, transfers may occur to various crews as the need arises.

 • One (1) year experience in the operation and maintenance of equipment that relates to grounds maintenance; or equivalent combination training and experience.
• Ability to obtain a Class A (CDL) Commercial Driver’s License (with air brakes and tanker endorsements) within six (6) months of employment.
• Ability to complete and pass S-130 Firefighter Training and S-190 Introduction to Fire Behavior as developed by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group within two (2) years of employment.
• Ability to obtain an Illinois Department of Agriculture Pesticide Operator’s License may be required.

Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Some weekends may be required)

COMMENTS: -- (Special Requirements, Uniforms, etc.)
Uniforms provided; safety boot allowance, post-offer physical and drug test required.

*Applications must be filled out to their entirety, including the electronic signature, to be considered for this position. Resumes may be included but are not accepted in lieu of the application.

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