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  1. Perform necessary maintenance and upgrades as determined by the Permit Administrator to the ActiveNet permitting system to improve functionality.

  2. Assist with permitting special use requests, Non-District Event permits, and general permitting.

  3. Provide support to end-users, including the public, processing permits and collection of fees for picnic and camping permits, educational program permits, dog park memberships, on-line program registration, Point of Sale, and other such activities that require a permit.

  4. Process approved Non-District Event Permit requests and ensure proper paperwork is recievied and provide customer service to Non-District Event Permittees before/during/after their event; may require check-in on select events scheduled on weekends.

  5. Staff a table at select Non-District Events to represent the District and provide information.

  6. Oversee on-line dog park memberships including processing on-line sales (asssiting public, daily sales reports, mailing passes, etc) and all maintenance, routine, and trouble-shooting necessary to improve functionality.

  7. Oversee on-line program registration including entry of public programs, creation of and scheduling of open/closing of registration sessions and programs.

  8. Assist in producing various ActiveNet Reports to supply data as needed for Annual Permit Summary and Annual Report or other such reports and ensure data entry by other facilities is accurate .

  9. Purchase / order supplies, uniforms, and equipment for the ; may require off-site pick-up / purchase of items.

  10. Process requests for pick-up and return of Resource Loan Kits. Inventory kits and restock as needed. Produce annual usage report.

  11. On occasion, work select Education & Outreach activites or Facility Events.

  12. Assist with filing and disposal of permitting files and waivers.

  13. Staff front desk at SCAC to cover lunches, sick days, etc as needed.

  14. Perform other duties as assigned.


 Ability to work independently with minimal direction  Excellent problem solving and decision making  Ability to work days, evenings, and weekends as required to perform job duties  Highly proficient with computers for generating documents, emails, and operating a complex reservation system (ActiveNet)  Highly proficient in the creation of complicated spreadsheets, data reports, and tabulation of data.  Ability to operate office equipment: Point of Sale, printer, phone  Excellent customer service skills  Effective communication skills, both orally and in written form  Ability to maintain sensitive personal information in a professional secure manner  Ability to maintain accurate records and data reports  Proficient in math

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 Forest Preserve District of Will County


Donna Suca

 Closing Date

February 16, 2018

 $10.00/hr. ($350-$400/week)

Title: Recreation Intern Agency: West Chicago Park District Category: Part-time/Seasonal/Internships Region: Chicago-Metro-West

Core Values: We Are the West Chicago Park District Innovative – Dedicated – Focused Creating Community and Impacting Lives Achieving Better Results Moving Forward – Ever Evolving – Here We-Go

Description: Complete your internship With the West Chicago Park District! Work with a qualified, cohesive team of staff to gain the knowledge necessary to be a successful, well-rounded professional. Emphasis will be on program management skills in the areas of early-childhood, school-age, summer day camp, theater, special events and trips. We are seeking one individual for this position.

Qualifications: Must be a current student of an accredited university, pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies or a related field, looking to complete an internship. Student must provide own housing and transportation.

Duties: In this internship, students will work in the areas of program development, facility management, written and oral communication, human resources, budgeting, purchasing of materials, training of employees, evaluation of both programs and personnel, customer service, maintenance, parks, operational and program development, contracts, and marketing.
Interns will be required: • Commit to a 10-12 week internship. • Work 35-40 hours per week. • Be available days, evenings and weekends.

Applications: To apply please print an Internship Application from our website: and email or fax 630-231-2352 with your cover letter and resume.

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 West Chicago Park District


Mary Lester

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $42,746 - $50,122 based on qualifications

The Assistant Golf Club/Banquet Manager is responsible for assisting in the administration of daily operations and programming of Arlington Lakes Golf Club, Nickol Knoll Golf Club, and Sunset Meadows Driving Range and for management of all banquets and food and beverage-related events and activities.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES • Assists the Golf Club Manager with the daily, cyclical and routine duties related to one or more of the following areas: programs at Arlington Lakes Golf Course, Nickol Knoll Golf Course, Sunset Meadows Driving Range, and Arlington Lakes Clubhouse Operations • Assumes responsibility for Arlington Lakes Golf Course, Nickol Knoll Golf Course and Sunset Meadows Driving Range in the absence of the Golf Club Manager • Oversees banquet operations, including directing banquet and bar staff, room set-up and clean up, and overseeing cash control from the restaurant and snack bar operations • Assist in scheduling the part-time desk and snack bar staff at the Golf Courses and cashiers at the Driving Range • Assists with Sunset Meadows Driving Range’s programming and pop machine; order supplies; and oversees cash control • Organizes leagues and tournaments at the golf course for different ability levels and ages • Conducts regular safety inspections of the Arlington Lakes and Nickol Knoll Golf Clubhouses and Sunset Meadows Driving Range to assess the equipment and maintenance needs • Coordinates the processing of check requests, bills and work orders • Records and posts required information on a daily basis, including completion of daily tie-in reports, deposits and appropriate documentation for the Golf Courses, Driving Range, Pro Shop and Snack Bar • Maintains an inventory of supplies and merchandise for resale in the Pro Shop • Establishes good working relationships with patrons of the golf operation at all times; reports all customer relations problems to the Golf Club Manager • Documents and reports all accidents that occur at the golf facilities. • Assists in the promotion and sale of Pro Shop and snack bar goods • Demonstrates the ability to manage all aspects of a revenue facility. • Oversees the cleaning service and maintenance of the Golf Clubhouse buildings • Assists in the preparation of quarterly reports, Board Summaries and periodic special reports • Hires, orients, trains, supervises and evaluates part-time and seasonal direct reports • Attends work on a regular basis • Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the employee handbook • Additional duties as assigned, which may be considered essential

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE • Good knowledge of golf play, rules and etiquette, golf leagues and events, golf equipment and fitting and development of new golf programs • Good knowledge of food and beverage or banquet management • Good knowledge of program development and the principles, practices and objectives of park and recreation administration • Good knowledge of the principles of financial management • Ability to cooperate with and interpret Park District philosophies in relation to governmental, public and private groups and a agencies and to the general public • Ability to hire, supervise, train and evaluate the work of professional, technical, skilled, clerical and semi-skilled employees • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other supervisors and subordinate employees • Ability to work harmoniously with fellow employees, patrons, community groups and other units of local government. • Ability to work independently in day-to-day operations with general direction of the Gold Club Operations Manager • Capacity to utilize effective time management skills and be able to work under the stress of multiple deadlines, requests from other departments and interruptions with accuracy • Ability to work in a team atmosphere, promoting positive work relationships with both internal and external customers • Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities to perform required work • Ability to communicate effectively with fellow staff and the public both orally and in writing • Capacity to be self-motivated and achieve goals with minimal supervision or direction • Ability to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations • Ability to follow directions and communicate in English verbally and in writing and to read and understand materials printed in English • Capacity to utilize computer skills, including demonstrated proficiencies in word processing and basic spreadsheet and database applications • Capacity to proactively troubleshoot, problem solve and make sound judgments with respect to confidentiality • Ability to pass the Park District’s Defensive Driving training, in order to drive to various Park District locations

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING • BA/BS in Parks and Recreation, Business Administration or closely related field from an accredited college or university, with two or more years of demonstrated success as a facility manager, or related experience • Valid Illinois Class “D” Driver’s License. • Food Sanitation Certification and Basset Liquor Control Certification and CPR and AED Certification required within six months of employment

Hours are Sunday through Saturday, 40 hours a week, a combination of daytime, evening and weekend hours required on a weekly basis. This position requires frequent evening and weekend hours to successfully manage banquets and other events

HIRING RANGE: $42,746 - $50,122, based on qualifications.

Qualified individuals can apply by submitting their resume, letter of interest and application online at This position will be open until filled.

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 Arlington Heights Park District


TImothy Govern

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $11.00-$14.00 per hour

Temporary Position: May - November 2018
Salary Range: $11.00 - $14.00 Location: Grayslake, IL (Rollins Savanna Forest Preserve) Application Deadline: Friday, February 2, 2018


The Laborer – Seed Nursery position assists in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the native seed nursery, greenhouse, and seed processing center.


Assists in greenhouse operations of growing native plant species. Responsibilities include propagation from seed & vegetative reproduction, transplanting seedlings, general plant care comprising fertilizing, watering, pest control, and operating greenhouse climate controls. Maintains the nursery beds through planting, weeding, and watering. May work with volunteers, YCC Crew Members or contractors. Operates field equipment including weed whips, seed harvesters, and applies pesticides. Assists with planting projects at various District sites. Participates in seed collection, seed processing, and proper storage of all seed. Works with Coordinator in collecting native seed in various sites throughout the District. Assists in maintaining complete records of all greenhouse, nursery stock, and collected seed. Assists with coordination and training of volunteers. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. Performs heavy lifting tasks up to 50 pounds.


Two years of college level coursework in horticulture, botany or natural resource related fields. Experience with seed collection. Basic knowledge of motorized equipment (i.e. tractor, weed whips, power augers, and other pieces of motorized equipment) and vehicles. Basic knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions pertaining to nursery operations. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Upon hire, must obtain an Illinois Pesticide Operators License.


Interest in Forest Preserve employment can only be expressed by submitting a Forest Preserve Employment Application. Applications are accepted online at . Applications are accepted only for posted positions. A completed application must be submitted by Friday, February 2, 2018.


As principal guardian of Lake County’s open space and natural areas since 1958, we manage more than 30,800 acres of land and offer innovative educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for all people. Visitors of all ages can enjoy over 205 miles of trail for a variety of outdoor recreation uses, ponds and lakes for fishing, public golf courses, historical and cultural venues, public access to the Fox River and Lake Michigan and award-winning nature and history education programs and events.

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 Lake County Forest Preserves


Eric Brothen

 Closing Date

February 2, 2018


The Village of Deerfield, Illinois is seeking applications for the full-time, non-exempt union position of Maintenance Operator Trainee within the Public Works Street Division. Under the direction of the Street Foreman, or designee, the Maintenance Operator Trainee is responsible for a variety of general labor duties including, but not limited to, landscaping, lighting, constructing and maintaining streets. This position will also be involved with seasonal snow plowing and leaf removal duties.

Graduation from High School or GED equivalent, minimum of 1 year experience in public works operations or equivalent, and possession of a valid Illinois CDL Class A, with airbrake and tanker endorsement, or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire are required. Qualified candidates should also have experience with landscaping, asphalt/concrete work and snow removal. Salary range: $49,268-$60,863 along with excellent benefit package including health, dental and IMRF.

For a complete job description, please visit Applications can be submitted online via the Village website, in writing to Desiree Van Thorre, Human Resources Coordinator with the Village of Deerfield: 465 Elm Street, Deerfield Illinois 60015, or via email to The position will close Sunday, February 18th.

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 Village of Deerfield


Desiree van Thorre

 Closing Date

February 18, 2018