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Site Manager - Environmental Center 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
About the Organization Today Kaukauna is home to 15,858 people with its own full-time Police, Fire and Rescue services and a municipally owned electric and water utility. Kaukauna is well-maintained with regular garbage collection, street cleaning, well-lit and well-paved streets and other services vital to keeping our community safe and attractive. Kaukauna boasts a 350-acre Industrial Park Network, complete with rail and heavy truck access.

Our proximity to the Fox River affords our residents with numerous recreational opportunities such as the Historic Grignon Mansion, the 1000 Islands Environmental Center, many parks and sports fields, a public swimming pool, and a public library.

City-sponsored events held in the Central Business District include a weekly outdoor music series – Live! from Hydro Park, Fox Firecracker 5k Run/Walk and the Downtown Farmer’s Market June through October. With such a variety of activities available, it should not come as a surprise that Kaukauna is also known as “The Friendly City.”  
Position Site Manager - Environmental Center  
Description

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Perform duties related to routine building maintenance, i.e. plumbing, carpentry, electrical and building maintenance repairs.
    • Clean the nature center and other buildings on a routine schedule.
    • With Assistant Naturalist, provide monitoring and maintenance of Center aquariums, captive animals and taxidermy.
    • Perform routine safety inspections including managing SDS inventory, monitoring the condition of fire extinguishers, first aid supplies as well as general safety issues.
    • Operate small landscape equipment.
    • Clean and maintain pavilion, restrooms and trail areas.
    • Maintain designated grassy areas with mowers, string trimmers, etc.
    • Maintain plant material on site.
    • Remove invasive species according to Center plan.
    • Remove snow from designated locations on site as needed.
    • Carry out construction and repair projects as needed.
    • Maintain and prepare maintenance records and reports as requested.
    • Purchase routine cleaning and maintenance supplies as needed.
    • Train volunteers for site management and animal husbandry participation.
    • Prepare material for submission to the Center's Cat-Tales
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

Work hours are:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00-1:30p.m. (includes 1/2 hour unpaid lunch)

Saturday from 10:00a.m. - 3:30p.m. once a month

 
Position Requirements

  • Working knowledge of tools, equipment, methods and practices used in building and grounds maintenance work.
  • Working knowledge of local invasive species and management techniques, including herbicide application.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair most building maintenance requirements, including routine system maintenance.
  • Ability to work well with volunteers and general public.

  • Working knowledge of tools, equipment, methods and practices used in building and grounds maintenance work.
  • Working knowledge of local invasive species and management techniques, including herbicide application.
  • Ability to diagnose and repair most building maintenance requirements, including routine system maintenance.
  • Ability to work well with volunteers and general public.

Bachelors or Associates degree in Natural Resources Management, Park Management, or similar field OR 3 years experience in maintenance and management of public use nature facilities.

Direct supervision of volunteers and community service individuals working on maintenance projects will occasionally be required.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Various Shifts  
Compensation $20.63 per hour  
Benefits Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holiday pay, Deferred Compensation Plan and Tuition Reimbursement  
Open Date 5/15/2018  
Close Date 5/29/2018  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://CityofKaukauna.appone.com



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