M2 Athletic field worker

Our Maintenance 2 positions are generally responsible for performing a wide variety of general labor tasks, including cleaning, maintenance, repairs, painting, landscaping, and seasonal duties while providing leadership to other maintenance employees. This position will have an emphasis on Athletic Field Maintenance along with other duties as assigned.


  • Maintains athletic fields including lining, grooming of fields, fences, dugouts, goals, infields, bases, and nets.
  • Performs general preventive maintenance and repair (including irrigation, minor plumbing and electrical.)
  • Needs to be familiar with heavy equipment operation.
  • Performs all seasonal work assignments (e.g. snow removal, salting, ice rink maintenance, etc.).
  • Performs set-up and teardown for programs and special events.
  • Maintains all tools, equipment, and machinery as necessary.
  • Position must be able to complete all assigned tasks independently and will include specific sports field maintenance tasks such as mowing, weed trimming, ball field grooming and lining of sports fields, and out of season tasks such as snow plowing, general equipment maintenance and other assigned tasks as required.
  • Routinely inspects park furnishings and landscaping (walkways, parking lots, picnic tables, bleachers, grills, benches, backstops, etc.). Identifies and repairs or reports any failures or hazards.

Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years of age and possess high school diploma or equivalent along with at least 2-4 years’ relevant experience. Valid IL Driver’s License required along with ability to obtain snowplow, safe operation and towing of a trailer and forklift certifications within 6 months of employment.

This is a full time, year round hourly (non-exempt) position working Tuesday through Saturday, from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. and is subject to change with seasonal requirements. Additional availability required for overtime, special events and weather related duties. Hiring range is $25.43/hr. to $27.00/hr. depending on qualifications and experience.

In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:

  • Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Life Insurance (basic & voluntary)
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF)
  • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF)
  • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan
  • ROTH IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits

To express your interest, contact Andy Yeaman

Phone 224-521-2311 or Email andy.yeaman@glenviewparks.org

Visit us at www.GlenviewParks.org – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page.

If interested, please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.

The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job email your details to andy.yeaman@glenviewparks.org