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Part-Time Maintenance Manager - Environmental Center 

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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  

Are you tired of working in an office, looking for a 2nd career or just looking for a way to service the community you live in?  Have you ever thought about working for a nature conservancy/environmental center?  We have a fantastic opportunity for you to accomplish just that!  1,000 Islands Environmental Center is currently seeking a part-time Mainteneance Manager that is responsible for site maintenance in our Conservancy Zone here in Kaukauna!

The maintenance manager performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance tasks or other related work.  Primary work functions will be in the area of building and trail maintenance.  Employee will implement invasive species and property management plans.  The position requires the ability to work with and assist all other positions as necessary.  Directly supervises volunteers and community service individuals working on maintenance projects occasionally required.

This position is 20 hours per week!  Standard hours are Monday - Thursday 8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.  One week per month the hours change to Monday - Wednesday 8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m. and Saturday 10:00a.m. - 3:30p.m.  There will be some flexibility needed  during the week, evenings and weekends for center needs and special events.

Position Requirements

We are seeking someone who is skilled in/or has working knowledge of:

  • Tools, equipment, methods and practices used in building and grounds maintenance work.
  • Invasive species and management techniques, including herbicide application.
  • The ability to diagnose and repair most building maintenance requirements, including routine system maintenance.
  • The ability to work well with volunteers and general public.

Education Desired:

  • Bachelor or Associate degree in Natural Resources Management, Park Management or similar field or 3 years’ experience in maintenance and management of public use nature facilities.  
    • We will consider other experience wtih strong background in home repair, building maintenance, construction, etc.
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Days  
Compensation $22.32 per hour  
Benefits Vacation, Holiday and Sick Pay  
Open Date 8/2/2021  
Close Date 10/22/2021  

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