Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
  • Oak Brook, IL, USA
  • $14.03-19.06
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical (PPO and HMO plans through Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Wellness Screenings, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, 12 paid Holidays, 12 paid Vacation Days, 5 paid Personal Days, 8 paid sick days, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF)


The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County provides opportunities for people to connect with nature.

Job Purpose

This position is to keep assigned facilities clean, safe, and well-maintained, including cleaning and minor maintenance/repairs of District buildings and equipment using proper methods, materials, tools, and equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Clean and maintain the assigned facilities, utilizing current janitorial best practices and industry standards
  • Monitor and maintain mechanical and structural components of facilities assigned.
  • Responsibility as a point of contact for custodial and other vendors at specified sites
  • Provide working guidance of scope of work and contact language. Provide quality control inspecting for service work
  • Maintain a safe working environment, utilizing knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's)as well as perform monthly building safety inspections
  • Seasonal duties, such as snow removal and event support may require additional time worked outside the standard scheduled work hours
  • Availability during off-duty hours for emergency call outs and/or standby
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Please note, this position will require occasional holidays and weekends.

Education and Experience Required

Related Experience: One (1) year experience in general custodial or maintenance work, or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special training or other license, certification,etc.: 10 Hr. OSHA to be completed within first 6 months of hire. Valid Driver's License required.

Knowledge Of: Cleaning and maintenance methods, materials, and equipment; occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions.

Skills In: Performing technical and routine cleaning and maintenance tasks; operating automatic scrubbers, power washers, sweepers, snow removal equipment, hand tools, power tools, and related equipment; managing multiple tasks and deadlines; understanding and following verbal and written instructions; establishing and maintaining effective relationships; communicating effectively; interpreting contract responsibilities; maintaining simple records and writing reports.


The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is an EEO employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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