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Assistant Farm Manager (Maintenance Worker 1) - Historic Wagner Farm - Glenview, IL

  • 24 Sep 2015 9:22 AM
    Message # 3542460
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    Assistant Farm Manager (Maintenance Worker 1)
    Historic Wagner Farm"
    Glenview, IL

    Job Summary
    Wagner Farm is an award-winning living-history museum depicting American farming in the 1920’s and offers educational programs, special events, and is open for regular visitation by the general public.  The Maintenance Worker 1 position reports to the Farm Operations Manager and is responsible for:

    • Assisting with the care of livestock and crops.
    • Maintenance, cleanliness, and security of the buildings and grounds.
    • Construction projects.
    • Customer service.
    • Serving as the manager-on-duty, including opening/closing facility.
    • May lead/direct part time staff and volunteers.
    • Seasonal retail sales (fall mums, pumpkins; winter Christmas trees, wreaths, etc.).
    • Set up and take down for special events.
    • Cash-handling and closing out register sales.
    • And more!

    Qualifications:  Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years of age with one to two years relevant work experience; prior experience in general farming methods and livestock care highly desirable.  Knowledge of or ability to learn proper handling of draft animals, general farming, planting, care of crops; operation of grounds equipment; general maintenance, repair, mechanics, construction, carpentry, and landscaping a must.  Valid Illinois Class B Driver’s License required.  Note that this position requires a SIGNIFICANT amount of PHYSICAL ABILITY, including regularly lifting 50 pounds, working predominantly outdoors in all weather conditions, working with large livestock and other animals, walking, bending, stooping, climbing, and more.
    Scheduling & Pay:  This is a year-round full time position.  Regular work schedule is Wednesday through Sunday (off Mondays and Tuesdays), 9am – 5pm, plus special events as needed..  Target hiring range is $15.04 - $16.92 / hour, depending on qualifications.
    Benefits We Offer:  In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:

    • Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO
    • Dental Coverage
    • Prescription Coverage
    • Vision Reimbursement Program
    • Life Insurance
    • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF)
    • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF)
    • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan
    • Paid Time Off
    • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits

    To Apply: Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” in the upper right corner

    For More Information
    Trae Hestness 224-521-2191
    If interested, please apply early.  Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
    The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Last modified: 19 Oct 2015 3:04 PM | Deleted user

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