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EMPLOYMENT

Waukegan Township continues its efforts to assist area seniors, transitional facilities for men and women with children, scholarships for our youth and much more.

We have an online application portal for submitting employment applications. Applications are required for all positions and must be applied for online. Job postings include job descriptions and any other pertinent information for positions available.

Please follow the link below to be redirected to our application portal:

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HOME SWEET HOME SUPERVISOR

Provides lawn maintenance / snow removal services to Waukegan Township Seniors and Disabled Citizens and direct supervision to a lawn maintenance / snow removal crew as needed on-call basis. (Seasonal position). 

Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise all assigned crew members.
  • Provide transportation of workers to various work sites.
  • Provide all workers with safety orientation.
  • Perform routine training on the operation of special equipment to include snow blowers, lawn mowers, etc.
  • Ensure that workers are productive at all time.
  • Provide assessments on assigned workers.
  • Account for all assigned equipment, tools, and special clothing.
  • Perform preventive maintenance checks and replacement services to include brake fluid, transmission fluid, oil, etc.
  • Follow policies regarding vehicle use and maintenance.
  • Report all incidents of misconduct, safety violations, accidents and/or problems, to the Home Sweet Home Manager, immediately.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Education, Training and Experience - Required:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Lawn maintenance / snow removal experience.
  • Valid IL driver's license and clean driving record.

Desirable: 

  • At least three (3) years lawn maintenance / snow removal experience.
  • Supervisory experience.

Worker Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse range of people.
  • Ability to assess, prioritize and complete tasks independently.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to motivate others.
  • Be in good physical condition to permit working all day under varying climatic conditions.
  • Ability to train, supervise and plan the work of others.
  • Punctual, dependable, and flexible.
  • Good team player.
  • Tactful, courteous, and patient.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Good interpersonal skills in dealing with others.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, other personnel, peers, members of the public, etc.
  • Ability to make decisions in accordance to established rules and guidelines of Waukegan Township and the Home Sweet Home Program.
  • Work with little to no supervision.

Job Impact: 

Errors committed in the course of performing the duties of this position could impact the overall effectiveness of the Home Sweet Home Program operation, services rendered, funding and revenue resources and Waukegan Township's programs and services. 

Work Environment: 

Work will be conducted throughout Waukegan Township area. 

Job Relationships: 

Supervised by: Home Sweet Home Manager 

Works with: Home Sweet Home Supervisors, crew members, summer youth workers and volunteers. 

Workers supervised: Home Sweet Home crew members, summer youth workers and volunteers. 

Salary: $17.00 

Work Hours: On call for snow removal and lawn maintenance season 7:00AM - 3:30PM

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Facility Coordinator/House Specialist (3rd Shift)

Transitional Housing Program for women with children is seeking a highly motivated, experienced, resourceful, and dependable Facility Coordinator/House Specialist, to oversee and maintain a safe environment for residents. Full-Time position with Benefits. 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field preferred
  • Ability to independently manage position requirements
  • Ability to lead effectively in a crisis
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record, required
  • Prior Human Services experience in a residential setting with children/families preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with residents and staff
  • Possess good organizational and computer skills
  • Dependable and punctual

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FACILITIES SPECIALIST

Excellent opportunity for a conscientious, hard-working individual. Work consists of maintaining the Staben House facility. "Handyman" skills are desired. Part-Time/ 20 hours per week/ Monday-Friday. 

  • Performs corrective maintenance repairs
  • Performs preventative maintenance inspections and repairs
  • Must be physically able to perform manual tasks, including lifting
  • Must hold a valid driver's license
  • Perform janitorial maintenance
  • Performs the job safely and in compliance with Waukegan Township policies, procedures, work and safety rules 

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Weekend House Specialist (1st Shift)

Transitional Housing Program for women with children is seeking a highly motivated, experienced, resourceful, and dependable Weekend House Specialist (1st Shift}, to oversee and maintain a safe environment/or residents. Part-Time position.  

  • Associate's Degree in Social Work or related field preferred
  • Ability to independently manage position requirements
  • Ability to lead effectively in a crisis
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record, required
  • Prior Human Services experience in a residential setting with children/families preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with residents and staff
  • Possess good organizational and computer skills
  • Dependable and punctual

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Weekend House Specialist (2nd Shift)

Transitional Housing Program for women with children is seeking a highly motivated, experienced, resourceful, and dependable Weekend House Specialist (2nd Shift), to oversee and maintain a safe environment for residents. Part-Time position. 

  • Associate's Degree in Social Work or related field preferred
  • Ability to independently manage position requirements
  • Ability to lead effectively in a crisis
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record, required
  • Prior Human Services experience in a residential setting with children/families preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with residents and staff
  • Possess good organizational and computer skills
  • Dependable and punctual

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Waukegan Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.