Post & Edit Jobs

Search the online job posting and see if there's something for you. This is the place to find your next career move.

IPRA Job Board

 $15.00 - $19.00 DOQ

Title: Finance Assistant (Part-Time) Classification: Part-Time Agency: Glen Ellyn Park District Department: Finance Hourly Rate: $15.00 - $19.00 DOQ

The Glen Ellyn Park District is seeking a highly motivated, organized, multi-tasker, with ability to work well with others, who would be responsible for supporting various accounting and finance related job functions, including the reconciliation of Park District bank accounts, preparing journal entries, daily cash deposits, and providing support in the accounts payable, payroll, and human resource functions of the Park District.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate would have a bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field combined with three (3) years demonstrated accounting and reconciliation experience in governmental accounting is preferred (but not required). Candidates should possess the ability to work independently, solve problems comprehensively, and perform in a fast paced environment, detail oriented and the ability to maintain confidentiality. Proficiency in the use of computers and office machines is required. Excellent understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc. is required. Experience using Active Network registration software and/or Springbrook accounting software a plus, but not required. Proficiency in written communication including clear writing, grammar, punctuation spelling and vocabulary. Ability to provide excellent internal and external customer service, strong verbal skills, organizational skills, advanced planning and analytical ability. Capability to utilize initiative and sound, independent judgment within established guidelines; prioritize, organize and coordinate work activities.

Hours: On average, 16 to 20 hours per week. Days and hours are flexible and can vary depending on the candidate and the park district's needs.

Interested candidates should apply online at:

You are encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume. The Glen Ellyn Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Contact Name: Nick Cinquegrani

Contact E-Mail:

More Information

 Glen Ellyn Park District


Nicholas Cinquegrani

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Compensation based upon experience and qualifications. Health/Dental/Life insurance. IMRF pension benefits. Paid Vacation

DESCRIPTION: The Recreation Specialist is responsible for the organization, implementation, and evaluation of recreation programs for individuals with disabilities. The position is full-time, but hours must be flexible to accommodate evening, weekend and overnight programs and conferences. Programs run seasonally for 7-8 weeks each. The weeks in between programs are dedicated to program planning and development, miscellaneous programs, sports, special events, and trips.

Driving is essential to the position. Recreation Specialist is required to transport self to programs they work or oversee. Person must be trained to drive SWSRA vehicles for transportation of participants, equipment and other program needs. The Recreation Specialist is required to lead assigned programs throughout the season as well as spend time overseeing the remainder of the programs. Staff has assistance during programs for supervision and care of individuals but may be required to assist in supervising or perform emergency care. Other duties include but are not limited to; overseeing the adult transition program during the school year, planning and leading leisure education programs, assist with day camp planning and implementation, maintaining and coordinating the vehicle fleet, and participating in agency and committee meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in Therapeutic Recreation and past experience working with people with disabilities is required. Must have the ability and knowledge to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate therapeutic recreation programs. Must demonstrate strong leadership skills and possess effective oral and written communication skills to communicate with people of all ability levels, maintain exceptional time-management, interpersonal skills, and problem solving skills. Must be able to perform well under stressful situations, effectively transition through multiple tasks, and work as a motivational team player as well as independently.

Certifications Required: Current CTRS, CPR, First Aid, and AED certification is required or ability to obtain within six months of employment. Must have a valid Illinois driver’s license.

To Apply: Please mail, e-mail or drop off a cover letter and resume by 5 p.m. Friday, July 22nd, 2016 to: Susan Vinyard, Superintendent of Recreation South West Special Recreation Association 12521 S. Kostner Avenue Alsip, IL 60803 708-389-9423 South West Special Recreation Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

More Information

 South West Special Recreation Association


Susan Vinyard

 Closing Date

July 29, 2016


Full-Time Park Maintenance/Laborer Open Until Filled ($14.00-$15.00hr) – Health Insurance Benefits, IMRF Pension, Uniform Stipend, Two Weeks Paid Vacation

A high school diploma/GED is required and any equivalent of technical school degree or work experience in a related trade and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

The Parks Laborer must be a self-starter and recognize and recommend needed repairs and maintenance. He/she must have the ability to work independently and complete assigned park maintenance under minimal supervision.

Must Obtain Pesticide Operators License within 6 months of hire.

All full-time employees must pass a criminal background check, drug test, and physical exam, all of which are paid for by the Glencoe Park District.

Certifications/License Required: Class D Driver’s License

Required Skills Experience operating equipment, performing general labor, landscaping or specialized trade skills is desired. This is an entry level position in the Parks Department, the employee would receive extensive on the job training. The Parks Laborer is responsible for completing assigned routine maintenance tasks including, turf maintenance/sports field maintenance, irrigation maintenance, seasonal fountain maintenance, playground maintenance, special event setup, purchasing, snow removal and Zamboni operations, herbicide application. In addition to parks specific trade work. Additional duties may be assigned by the Director of Parks & Maintenance.

More Information

 Glencoe Park District


Anthony Marx

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Installs and maintains all playground equipment and park facilities (drinking fountains, benches, shelters etc.) throughout the Park District and performs monthly inspections and audits of all playgrounds checking for safety issues. In addition, does general maintenance and repair duties at all Park District facilities. This position requires a minimum of 2 years related work experience in mechanical assemble or carpentry. A background in construction is a plus.

Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing and vision ability, excellent manual dexterity, and ability to lift and carry between 25 and 60 pounds frequently and over 60 pounds occasionally (with team lift). The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.

Salary Range - $40,000 - $50,000 per year

Apply online at

More Information

 Lisle Park District


Adrian Mendez

 Closing Date

July 19, 2016

 $12-$16 per hour

The Athletic Coordinator position is a part-time at-will appointment that receives direction from the Recreation Supervisor II. The Athletic Coordinator assists with athletic programs and services for adults and children in their assigned area of concentration as well as other tasks as assigned.


Knowledge of Recreation Programming, specifically Athletics 1. Principles and practices of supervision, training, and performance evaluations of part-time instructors and staff.

  1. Principles and practices of recreation risk management and loss prevention.

  2. Computer operation, including Microsoft Office software.

  3. Knowledge of athletic programs as well as recent trends.

  4. Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.


Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  1. Experience in a public recreation or park agency, including supervisory responsibility related to operating recreation programs and facilities.

  2. Equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in parks and recreation administration, sports management, physical education or a related field is preferred.

  3. On-going training in recreation programming or related field.

  4. Experience in athletics.

  5. Experience in athletics and special event planning/management preferred.


  1. Valid Illinois Drivers License.

  2. CPR/AED/First Aid Certified.

  3. 21 Years of age so district vehicles can be driven.


Per Americans with Disabilities Act, general physical requirements include the following:

  1. Ability to perform work functions indoor and outdoors.

  2. Ability to communicate including sighted and auditory comprehension and verbal and writing ability.

  3. Ability to work seated at a desk for extended periods, a minimum of 2 hours.

  4. Ability to bend and lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.


Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Plan, implement, evaluate and supervise rec programs from inception to completion.

  2. Evaluate programs through review of participant evaluations and public comments.

  3. Recruit, select and employ adequate staff and volunteers to effectively operate programs.

  4. Orientate, train and supervise all assigned part-time instructors and volunteers.

  5. Prepare annual job performance evaluations for all assigned part-time instructors and assistants.

  6. Act on employee problems in a timely and effective manner.

  7. Maintain accurate financial, personnel and program participation records.

  8. Complete payroll information for staff bi-weekly as needed.

  9. Help prepare and manage annual budgets for assigned programs and events.

  10. Adhere to the expenditure of funds and income for assigned programs and operate within the established budget.

  11. Order, purchase and coordinate assigned program supplies and equipment as needed.

  12. Support district polices and operational procedures.

  13. Work with the Marketing and Communications Department to disseminate news letters, flyers, press releases, the brochure and other public relations materials to promote assigned programs and events.

  14. Schedule the use of facilities for area programs and events, including the necessary information for proper program set-ups and cleaning.

  15. Cooperate with the Parks Department to ensure quality field and facility environments.

  16. Receive and respond to citizen inquires and complaints.

  17. Implement appropriate safety and disciplinary practices.

  18. Perform general administrative/office duties as required, including attending meetings, assisting customers, answering the telephone, preparing reports and correspondence, copying and filing documents, etc.

  19. Operate a variety of office equipment, including a computer, printer, calculator, copier fax machine, telephone, etc.

  20. Operate district vehicles.

  21. Maintain a clean, safe and orderly working environment.

  22. Review and visit programs, activities and special events initiated by the District.

  23. Act as a district liaison with special interest groups as assigned.

  24. Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the parks and recreation industry.

  25. Attend training sessions as identified by the Recreation Supervisor II.

  26. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Please go to and apply online.

More Information

 Roselle Park District


Ed Bjes

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled