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SITE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT I - 4107100

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  May 11, 2022
Location: 

Goreville, IL, US, 62939

Job Requisition ID:  15465

Agency:  Department of Natural Resources  
Posting Closing Date:  05/25/2022 
Salary:  $4,162 - $6,033 per month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Johnson 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned.

Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #12-32-15465

Position Overview

Serve as a Site Assistant Superintendent I, under general supervision of the Site Superintendent, to supervise a subordinate staff, assist in preparation of annual/seasonal plans of work, assist in preparation/maintenance of site records/reports, and participates in site and facility maintenance and equipment repair at Ferne Clyffe State Park.

Job Responsibilities

1.  Serves as a working supervisor:

  • Assigns and reviews work
  • Provides guidance and training to assigned staff
  • Counsels staff regarding work performance
  • Reassigns staff to meet day-to-day operating needs
  • Establishes annual goals and objectives
  • Approves time off
  • Prepares and signs performance evaluations

 

2.  Under general supervision, supervises and participates in the maintenance of all site and satellite area grounds and machinery:

  • Oversees and conducts maintenance on buildings, roads, guard rails, gates, signs, trails, picnic tables, fire grills, privies, play equipment, water and wastewater systems.
  • Performs minor repairs to plumbing, heating and electrical equipment.
  • Cleans, greases, paints and makes general repairs to tools, machinery, tractors, and vehicles.
  • Keeps a preventive maintenance file on all motorized equipment.
  • Mows grass, trims shrubs, cuts trees and trims weeds.
  • Assigns and assists with bathroom maintenance throughout the parks and satellite locations.
  • Directs and empties garbage cans and picks up litter throughout the park.
  • Plans and completes projects by preparing specification.
  • Researches prices for needed project materials.
  • Travels to satellite locations to perform duties.

 

3.   Participates and supervises the activities of subordinate staff engaged in inspecting site and satellite areas for safety hazards such as flooding, downed trees, malfunctioning maintenance equipment, damaged day use equipment and facilities:

  • Verifies buildings and gates are properly locked and unlocked.
  • Prints camping permits for the public.
  • Informs visitors of rules and regulations.
  • Conducts public drawings to allocate hunter quotas.
  • Contacts proper authorities in the event of emergencies or disturbances.
  • Assists in the rescue of injured or stranded site visitors.

 

4.  Prepares weekly work project schedules:

  • Assigns, reviews and controls work activities for all subordinate staff, seasonal staff, contractual and volunteers.

Job Responsibilities (contd.)

5.  Coordinates use of construction materials and maintenance supplies:

  • Maintains inventories of supplies and prepares warehouse orders.
  • Contact vendors concerning the purchases of materials and services.

 

6.  Provides on going training to subordinate staff, seasonal, contractual and volunteers to orient and update them with the site and satellite area equipment:

  • Applies pesticides/herbicides and chemicals for vegetation control.
  • Provides toxic substance training.
  • Administers first aid and CPR.

 

7.  Prepares reports and keeps records such as camping, attendance, hunting and fishing, W-76-D, gas and oil, employee accident reports and timesheets.

 

8.  Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonable within the scope of duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree with courses in parks & recreation administration, natural resources administration or public administration.
  2. Requires one year of related functional supervisory experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Elementary knowledge of the principles and practices of site administration, including site interpretation, natural and/or cultural resource conservation, structural and grounds maintenance, public relations, and personnel administration.

Employment Conditions

  • Requires ability to pass background check.
  • Possession of a valid drivers license.
  • Ability to lift, carry and transport loads which may exceed 60 pounds.
  • Ability to work over rough and broken terrain.
  • Ability to work under adverse environmental conditions on a year round basis.
  • Ability to obtain herbicide/pesticide operator's license within 6 months of employment.
  • Ability to administer First Aid and CPR and maintain certification.

Agency Statement

Charged with preserving, protecting, and promoting Illinois’ natural resources, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) employees oversee water, wildlife, wetlands and oil wells, parks, historic sites – and everything in between. Employment opportunities vary greatly, often providing employees the chance to work indoors and out in a dynamic yet relaxed environment. Working for the State of Illinois, IDNR employees receive excellent benefits, including health, vision and dental insurance; a retirement plan and deferred compensation options; state holidays and other time off; as well as pre-tax benefit programs.

 

The Office of Land Management (OLM) oversees nearly 400 individual parcels of land and institutes a wide variety of programs and activities advocating outdoor recreation through sustainable use, conservation, and preservation.  The Historic Sites Division of the Office of Land Management oversees 57 Historic Sites, Monuments, and Memorials.  OLM facilitates activities from small group interpretive programming at Historical Sites, to hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, and camping.

Work Hours:  Mon-Fri 8am-4pm, 1/2 lunch; Note: schedule subject to change based upon needs of the site.
Work Location: Ferne Clyffe State Park, 90 Office Drive Goreville, IL 62939  
Agency Contact:

Jay Massey

Ferne Clyffe State Park

P. O. Box 10

Goreville, IL  62939

Email:  jay.massey@illinois.gov

Phone #:  618-995-2411

Job Function:  Sciences and Natural Resources  

 

 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.  Please submit appropriate application via instructions below to the Agency Contact listed above.

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 


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