Employment Opportunity


Laborer - Grounds Maintenance

Salary Range: $9.50 - $13.50/hr.
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Classification: Part Time, Non Exempt Hourly

The Laborer assists in keeping buildings and grounds in a clean and orderly condition. This individual reports to the Park District Manager.

Collects and disposes of refuse, including litter; maintains fences, park district signs, trees, park district vegetation, playground equipment, picnic tables, benches and shelter. Participate in maintenance of equipment, upkeep of tools, and housekeeping of Pole Barn. Snow removal when assigned. Assist in setting up and taking down equipment for various park programs. Ability to work days, evenings, week-ends, and some holidays.

Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. No formal education required. Any combination of training and experience which demonstrates ability to perform the duties as described and knowledge and experience in grounds maintenance, basic vehicle maintenance, or carpentry is a plus. Willingness to learn grounds maintenance and operate various vehicles and equipment. Should possess the physical ability to carry out assigned duties and be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. Must be able to speak and read English. A valid driver's license is required.

Interest in Park District employment shall be indicated by submitting a completed Employment Application. Download the Employment Application in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) from Park District website, request one by email, or pick one up at our office.

GPPD Employment Application Form 

Completed applications should be returned by mail, email, or in person to:

Grandwood Park Park District
Attn: Park District Manager
36630 N. Hutchins Road
Gurnee, IL 60031

Date Posted: September 28 2017

"Smoking and/or tobacco use of any kind is not allowed on any park district property or any park district vehicle."