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SITE TECHNICIAN II (UPWARD MOBILITY) - 4113200

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

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Sponsorship for Employment

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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:  Oct 6, 2021
Location: 

Lena, IL, US, 61048-9636

Job Requisition ID:  8017

Agency:  Department of Natural Resources  
Posting Start Date:  10/07/2021

Posting Closing Date:  10/21/2021 
Salary:  $3,709 to $5,199 per month
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Stephenson 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC028 

 

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.

 

Qualifying state employees in the Upward Mobility Program should follow the Upward Mobility Policy Guidelines when applying for this title.

 

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

 

Posting Identification #12-32-8017

Position Statement

The Office of Land Management is seeking to hire a Site Technician 2 in the Region 1 area at Lake Le-Aqua-Na Stte Park. The individual in this position will work in an outdoor environment daily. The ideal candidate should have experience and knowledge of operating and maintaining a variety of tools and heavy equipment to use and repair projects throughout the park. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 


The Office of Land Management (OLM) oversees nearly 400 individual parcels a/ 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 over 57 Historic Sites, Monuments, and Memorials. OLM facilitates activities from small group Interpretive programming at Historical Sites, to hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, and camping. 

Job Responsibilities

1.    Performs semi-skilled work in the maintenance, operational program support assignments, and restoration and improvements for Lake Le-Aqua-Na State Park:

  • Repairs gear mechanics, minor hydraulic work, and minor bodywork on a site vehicles.
  • Makes minor repairs to plumbing/heating/air condition equipment.
  • Performs carpentry work as necessary to site information signs.

 

2.    Assists in site construction and other projects:

  • Operates heavy equipment such as bulldozers, backhoes, tree spades, road graders, farming machinery and large trucks for site construction projects, wildlife farming programs, road repairs, or hauling and delivering materials and supplies.
  • Operates site water and/or wastewater facilities.
  • Maintains plant equipment.
  • Collects monthly test samples and adjusts chemical dosages.
  • Maintains appropriate daily and monthly operational records and reports.

 

3.    Assists in implementing the safety and security programs at the site:

  • Inspects public use areas and reports public health and safety hazards to supervisor, such as flooding, fallen trees and erosion.
  • Assists in rescue of injured or stranded site visitors.
  • Assures buildings and gates are properly locked.
  • In the event of emergencies or disturbances contracts proper authorities.
  • Informs visitors of rules and regulations.

 

4.    Performs routine tasks related to the outdoor recreational programs:

  • Sells hunting licenses and camping permits
  • Tends hunter check station and registers hunters.
  • Makes daily traffic count.
  • Provides information and assistance to visitors.
  • Provides support to inlerpretive programs of the site.

 

5.    Maintains and applies pesticides and herbicides to the grounds throughout the site:

  • Assists in turf maintenance in the areas of mowing, weed eating, etc.
  • Plants and trims trees, shrubs, flowers and grass.
  • Empties trash cans and picks up garbage throughout the site.
  • Plows snow and patches roads.

 

6.    Mainlains building interiors:

  • Sweeps, mops and waxes floors.
  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms and fixtures.
  • Dusts and cleans furniture.
  • Washes windows.

 

7.    Mainlains maintenance on exterior areas of the site:

  • Painls buildings, picnic shelters, restroom and pit privies.
  • Paints and stencils trash barrels.
  • Repairs and paints picnic tables.

 

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

Minimum Qualifications

Requires education and experience equivalent to high school graduation and two year's maintenance or farming experience preferably associated with the building trades and/or the operation of heavy equipment and machinery.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires working knowledge of tools and equipment used in the trades and/or operation of heavy equipment or farm machinery and implements and/or warehousing;
  • Requires ability follow written and oral instructions;
  • Requires ability to withstand exposure to the elements on a year round basis;
  • Requires physical ability to operate and maintain tools, equipment and materials utilized in the maintenance, repair and care of site resources, buildings, and grounds;
  • Requires ability to lift, carry, and transport loads which may exceed sixty (60) pounds;
  • Requires ability to walk over rough and broken terrain. 

Physical Requirements

  • Requires ability to withstand exposure to the elements on a year round basis;
  • Requires ability to lift, carry, and transport loads which may exceed sixty (60) pounds.
  • Requires ability to walk over rough and broken terrain.

Employment Conditions

  • Requires possession of a valid Driver's License.
  • Requires ability to pass background check.

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.

Work Hours:  5/1 to 10/31: Sat to Wed 8am-4pm; 11/1 to 4/30: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Work Location: Lake Le-Aqua-Na State Park, 8542 N Lake Rd Lena, IL 61048-9636  
Agency Contact:

Jamie Dowdall

Lake Le-Aqua-Na State Park

8542 N. Lake Rd.

Lena, IL  61048

Email:  jamie.dowdall@illinois.gov

Phone #:  815-369-4282

Job Function:  Sciences and Natural Resources  

 

 

 

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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.
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    • 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.