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Pool Manager

Department: Parks and Recreation

Hours of Work: Part Time Seasonal, hours may vary per week, evening and weekend shifts may be required.

Pay: Based on experience

Managers for the Mt. Vernon Aquatics Zoo must have prior pool management experience. Strong leadership skills mandatory with ability to supervise, train, and oversee aquatic staff. Assumes direct responsibility for the maintenance and operation of the filtration, sanitation, and overall safety of the facility. Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal required. Must be proficient at balancing the money drawers and completing nightly deposits.

 

To apply, please download the Pool Managers Application and submit in person to the Human Resources Office inside City Hall or email to parksandrec@mtvernon.com

Water Park Guest Services

Department: Parks and Recreation

Hours of Work: Part Time Seasonal, hours may vary per week, evening and weekend shifts may be required.

Pay: $14.00 an hour

Guest Services workers must be skillful in money handling, speaking with the guests in a friendly and professional manner and hold a food-handler certificate (available online for a $15 fee). Your $15 will be reimbursed mid-summer.

 

To apply, please download the Guest Services Application and submit in person to the Human Resources Office inside City Hall or email to parksandrec@mtvernon.com

Lifeguard

Department: Parks and Recreation

Hours of Work: Part Time Seasonal, hours may vary per week, evening and weekend shifts may be required.

Pay: $14.25 an hour

Lifeguards for the Mt. Vernon Aquatics Zoo must be certified through Star Guard (call the Parks office at 618-242-6890, if you are a new lifeguard or are interested in becoming a lifeguard). The city will pay for you to become a Star Guard certified lifeguard.

 

To apply, please download the Lifeguard Application and submit in person to the Human Resources Office inside City Hall or email to parksandrec@mtvernon.com

Telecommunicator

Department: Police Department

Hours of Work: Full Time - 40 hours per week, nights weekends, and holiday shifts will be required.

Pay: $22.06 an hour, holiday pay, 2.5% increase when EMD certificate is acquired

Under the administrative direction of the Police Chief or designee, this individual receives, monitors, transmits and relays calls for emergency services; operates emergency telephones, radio, and related teletype equipment; maintains records of all communication transactions; obtains and processes confidential records and related information commonly used in criminal investigations and related situations.

 

Fitter Helper

Department: Public Works, Water Division

Hours of Work: Full Time - 40 hours per week, must be able to work some evening/weekend call outs

Pay: $25.41 an hour

Under the administrative direction of the Public Works  Director or the Assistant Public Works Director, performs the work related to all aspects of the repair, and maintenance of water mains within the Water Distribution System performs work on the utility crew for the distribution and treatment of water, takes water samples for the Water Distribution System, works in the positions of Utility Investigator, Operator in Charge, or Meter Reader as needed.

 

Contact Information

Human Resources Office
1100 Main Street
Mt. Vernon IL 62864

Phone: (618) 242 - 6810
Fax: (618) 242 - 5593

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cheryl Conner
Human Resources Director
Phone: (618) 242 - 6885
Email: cheryl.conner@mtvernon.com

Sascha Traxler
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Phone: (618) 242 - 6810
Email: sascha.traxler@mtvernon.com

 

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