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Employment Opportunities

POSITION TITLE: Seasonal Maintenance Worker I
DEPARTMENT: Operations
SUPERVISOR: Operations Manager
FSLA STATUS: Non-Exempt
HOURS: Full Time, Temporary up to 800 hours
STARTING WAGE RANGE: $9.00 – 13.00/Hr depending on qualifications and experience

DATE POSTED: Feb. 15, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY: This is a semi-skilled position within the Park District which performs in all areas of the operations department, including groundskeeping, mowing, trail trimming and maintenance, minor construction and repairs, painting, cleaning, landscaping, litter removal, snow removal, herbicide application, and other duties necessary for the maintenance and safe use of parklands and facilities.

Mail or email the completed application, resume’ and cover letter to:

Christine Craycroft, Executive Director
Portage Park District
705 Oakwood St.
Suite G-4
Ravenna, Ohio 44266
admin@portageparkdistrict.org

Maintenance Worker I Job Description Application

Positions are open until filled

 

POSITION TITLE: Seasonal Natural Areas Technician
DEPARTMENT: Natural Areas
SUPERVISOR: Natural Areas Steward
FSLA STATUS: Non-Civil Service, Non-Exempt
HOURS: Full Time, Temporary up to 800 hours
STARTING WAGE RANGE: $9.25 – 11.50/Hr depending on qualifications and experience

DATE POSTED: Feb. 15, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY: This is a skilled position within the Park District which performs in all areas of the natural areas stewardship program, including but not limited to: natural resource inventory, management, monitoring and protection, invasive plant control, mapping, equipment maintenance, cleaning and other duties necessary for the stewardship natural areas.

Mail or email the completed application, resume’ and cover letter to:

Christine Craycroft, Executive Director
Portage Park District
705 Oakwood St.
Suite G-4
Ravenna, Ohio 44266
admin@portageparkdistrict.org

Natural Areas Technician Job Description Application

Positions are open until filled

 

Public Notice

Applicants Sought for Portage Park District Board of Commissioners

The Portage Park District currently has one opening on its five member governing Board of Commissioners. Park District Board members are appointed by Portage County Probate Court Judge Robert Berger who is seeking applications from interested Portage County residents. Board members are non-partisan and are appointed for a 3-year renewable term, to serve without pay. The Board meets regularly once a month, with additional special meetings scheduled as needed.

The Park District is a countywide government agency whose mission is to conserve Portage County’s natural heritage and provide opportunities for its appreciation and enjoyment. The Park District manages over 1,500 acres with five open parks and 14 miles of hike and bike trails across Portage County. The Park District recently adopted a ten-year Comprehensive Master Plan to guide operations and development. The District’s General Fund Budget is approximately $1.6 million/year, with revenues primarily generated from a 10-year property tax levy that was approved by voters in May, 2014; additional funds are received from private donations and grants.

Park District Commissioner Application Download

Park District Commissioner Guidebook Download

Access the Portage Park District Master Plan Here

Interested applicants should complete the Park District Commissioner Application, include a cover letter and resume, along with any other supporting documents. The Park District Commissioner Guidebook is a supplemental informational guide about the Portage Park District and its Board of Commissioners.

Send application packets to:
Portage Park District
705 Oakwood St. Suite G-4
Ravenna, OH 44266
Email to: admin@portageparkdistrict.org

Contact the Park District with questions at 330-297-7728 or admin@portageparkdistrict.org