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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: 

Savanna, IL, US, 61074-8538

Job Requisition ID:  8024

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:  Carroll 
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 #12-32-8024

Position Statement

The Office of Land Management is seeking to hire a Site Technician 2 in the Region 1 area at Mississippi Palisades State 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 and travels in the maintenance and operation of Mississippi Palisades State Park:

  • For site construction and other projects uses manual or automated yard equipment such as tractors, batwing mowers, front end loaders, dump trucks, snow plows, bulldozers, backhoes, road graders, farming machinery
  • Mows grass and prepares areas for grass seeding
  • Repairs erosion problems along roadways and trails

 

2.    Maintains tree removal throughout Region 1:

  • Utilizes chainsaws and power pruners to remove and trim trees and ornamental shrubbery
  • Operates a mechanical log splitter to provide firewood
  • Clears fire lines by upkeeping with agricultural operations
  • Removes unwanted vegetation using a posi-track, small dozer, or other equipment

 

3.  Monitors and repairs site equipment and facilities:

  • Repairs tables and reslrooms throughout the sites
  • Utilizes a high pressure washer in the shower buildings to clean and disinfect
  • Maintains equipment such as trucks, mowers, tractors, chainsaws, weed whips and other miscellaneous equipment
  • Changes oil and belts on site equipment

 

4.    Assists in turf maintenance at the Park:

  • Applies herbicides and pesticides for eradication of weeds and invasive plants around posts in campground areas and along road sides throughout the Park.

 

5.    Engages in camper activities seasonally:

  • Educates campers of rules and regulations throughout Region 1 sites
  • Operates camper check stations
  • Patrols campgrounds
  • Provides any additional information requested to all park users

 

6.   Engages in hunter activities seasonally:

  • Operates hunter check stations
  • Patrols hunting areas
  • Checks for appropriate hunting licenses
  • Educates hunters of rules and regulations

 

7.    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;
  • Reqiures ability to inform visitors of site facilities, programs, rules and regulations;
  • 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.
  • Requires ability to obtain a pesticide and herbicide operator's license. 

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 travel.
  • 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 9/15: Sat to Wed 7am-3pm; 9/16 to 5/14: Mon-Fri 7am-3pm
Work Location: Mississippi Palisades State Park, 16327A Il Route 84 Savanna, IL 61074-8538  
Agency Contact:

Jay Nottrott

Mississippi Palisades State Park

16327A IL Rte. 84

Savanna, IL  61074

Email:  jay.nottrott@illinois.gov

Phone #:  815-273-2731

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.
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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.