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 $17.55 - $21.93 per hour

The Naperville Park District is looking for a Second Assistant Golf Course Superintendent for our Springbrook Golf Course location. This position performs the daily maintenance of all aspects of the golf facilities, supervises the activities of the part time maintenance staff, and assists the Superintendent in the daily operation of the course. This position is under the supervision of the Superintendent of Golf Operations.

Location: Springbrook Golf Course, 2220 W. 83rd Street, Naperville, IL Salary: $17.55 - $21.93 per hour Schedule: Full time, 40 hours per week, schedule varies depending on season, weekends and holidays are expected.

To be considered for this position, interested individuals must complete the online application accessible at Materials submitted through mail, email, or fax will not be considered.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 1. Coordinate golf course set up and support (e.g. changing green hole, tee marker and flags as needed). 2. Collaborate with the Superintendent in planning, scheduling, and supervising the maintenance of the golf course. 3. Supervise and participate in the operation and maintenance of the golf course irrigation and drainage systems. 4. Apply pesticides for control of weeds, insects, and fungal disease problems as needed. 5. Inspect golf facilities and property for safety and cleanliness. Evaluate, determine and prioritize necessary repairs and maintenance. 6. Clean and organize work and storage areas. 7. Operate and maintain equipment. 8. Perform administrative duties including inventory, budget, and daily record-keeping. 9. Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with residents, customers, vendors, community partners and co-workers. 10. Follow and model compliance with all District, State, Federal and departmental safety and risk management, personnel, administrative policies and procedures, ordinances and regulations. 11. Maintain a proactive approach to safety and risk management. Report all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in a timely manner. 12. Comply with District Financial Policies. Communicate budgetary requests to supervisor. 13. Supervises temporary staff assisting with equipment maintenance by training, communicating job expectations and coaching

Other Duties and Responsibilities: • Under supervision of the Vehicle and Equipment Technician, perform minor maintenance and repair of golf equipment and carts. • May assist in the general maintenance and/or repairs to golf course equipment under direction of Vehicle and Equipment Technician, as assigned by the Superintendent of Golf Grounds.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Working knowledge of generally accepted maintenance practices for golf course playing surfaces; the planting, cultivation, pruning, and general care of a variety of plant materials; the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers, plant protectants, soil conditioners, herbicides and other pest control methods and materials; drainage control methods; irrigation systems, including wells, pumps, and automated controls. • Ability to schedule and supervise maintenance activities to achieve the most efficient and effective utilization of labor and equipment; prepare reports; and to maintain effective employee and public relations. • General understanding of the game of golf and how it relates to the set up and playability of the course. • Ability to operate tractors, trucks, mowing equipment, etc. • Ability to communicate with non-English speaking staff. • Ability to apply knowledge of maintenance and repair of golf equipment.

Education and Experience: • High School diploma or equivalent. • One year experience in turf and/or green industry related field.
• Valid driver’s license. • Possess or have ability to obtain current State of Illinois pesticide operator or applicators license within six (6) months of hire.

Special Considerations: • Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. • Ability to move from site to site. • Exposure to pesticides, chemicals, dust, exhaust fumes, dirt, noise, and insect bites and loud noises. • Ability to manipulate and operate power operated equipment/machines. • Subject to modified, flexible and extended work schedules. • Ability to list heavy (>50 lbs.) objects. • Subject to prolonged lifting, stooping, bending, standing and twisting, for extended periods of time.

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 Naperville Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Description: The Assistant General Manager is a full time, exempt position which reports directly to the General Manager. Under the direction and supervision of the General Manager, the Assistant GM shall be responsible for managing and directing the programs of the Darien Sportsplex in accordance with guidelines established by the Darien Park District Board of Commissioners to provide safe, well-rounded activities and facilities by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate staff. This is an at-will position.

Position Hours:
A minimum of 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends.

Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in recreation or a related field and a minimum of 5-7 years of related work experience not including internships. Previous ice rink experience is strongly recommended along with previous staff management as well. Experience and understanding of park and recreation administration, supervision, personnel procedures, and safety procedures is required. This position requires strong people and customer service skills, the ability to communicate effectively with other staff and public, including written, verbal, and telephone communication skills. The individual should be very organized, have the ability to plan, implement, supervise and lead staff. This position is expected to maintain First Aid/CPR/AED certification. Strong computer skills are also needed.

Duties: This position will oversee the day to day management of the staff, facility programs, and building operations. This position will be required to work a constantly changing schedule which will include building shifts and the ability to work nights and weekends when needed.

Address: 451 Plainfield Rd City, State, Zip: Darien, IL 60561 Contact: Jordan Rossi Phone: 630.789.6666 xt202 Contact Email:

If interested, please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references along with Darien Park District job application. Full job description is available by contacting Jordan Rossi.

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 Darien Park District


Jordan Rossi

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $44,000 + starting salary, depending on qualifications and experience

To apply please complete an online employment application on our website:

Core Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm *Available for flexible work schedule, including early mornings, evenings and weekends.

Duties: The Fox Valley Park District is seeking an experienced supervisor to oversee the membership and fitness operations at the Eola Community Center. Under the direction of the Facility Manager, the Fitness Supervisor will oversee fitness operations, membership development and retention, personal training, group exercise, fitness programming, and fitness equipment standards. Responsibilities include customer service, sales, publicizing, budgeting, scheduling and staffing, safety, program management, special events, and other services to promote health and fitness industry trends to customers and the community. Other duties include but are not limited to: member retention, brochure preparation, public relations/marketing, facility management, purchasing, membership tracking, inventory and equipment maintenance, staff training, and other duties as assigned. This is an at-will position.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess a strong interest in Health and Fitness with the desire to provide a quality experience for our community and members. A minimum of four years fitness management experience in the private and/or public sector environment is desired with a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Sports Management or a related field. Knowledgeable of the latest programming trends with the ability to implement these trends in our community. Must possess excellent customer service skills and strong verbal and written communication skills. Proven results for increased membership sales, retention strategies and corporate/group sales required. Proficient in MS Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) with aptitude to learn other software. RecTrac Recreation Software experience a plus. Must maintain attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task. Certified Parks & Recreation Professional a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation.

The 63,000-square-foot Eola Community Center serves nearly 2,000 fitness members and hosts more than 250,000 visitors per year. The facility includes a full-size gymnasium, dance studio, gymnastics facility, large reservable multi-purpose rooms and preschool/child care/programming rooms. In addition, there is a fitness center of approximately 6,000 square-feet, group exercise & spinning studio along with a three-lane, 1/6-mile indoor sports track and newly renovated locker rooms with saunas. The facility also features 2 lighted baseball fields, 2 sand volleyball courts, a picnic shelter and an accessible playground. The Eola Community Center also has a building partnership and is home to the Aurora Public Library – Eola Branch.

                              The Fox Valley Park District is a dynamic and growing park district that serves a diverse population of more than 233,000 people. Recognized as an Illinois Distinguished Agency, Fox Valley holds the nation’s highest honor as a National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management. Serving the communities of Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora, the District maintains 165 parks and 48 miles of interconnected regional trails amid 2,500 acres of parkland. Sharing the shores of the Fox River, our communities are united by the District’s commitment to promote vibrant, healthy lifestyles through fun and safe recreation opportunities that are environmentally and fiscally responsible. The Fox Valley Park District … Where Fun Begins!

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 Fox Valley Park District


Lynn Fenton

 Closing Date

November 13, 2017

 $10.82 to $16.24/hour

Position Purpose Serves as an onsite facility supervisor and customer service representative as needed during scheduled events and tours.

Supervision Exercised None

Job Duties – Essential Functions

• Performs Lodge opening and closing duties. • Gathers feedback from customers on event operations. • Responds to inquiries from potential customers. Provides Lodge tours as required. Answers questions regarding availability and operations.
• Conducts facility inspections to assure cleanliness, maintenance and safety. Reports all maintenance issues to supervisor and Public Services Department. • Assists with clerical duties for Lodge operations. • Operates all tools and equipment needed to perform job duties while adhering to all safety rules and practices. Reports all accidents and injuries according to established Village policy.

Marginal Functions • Sets up tables and chairs according to customer specifications. Monitors event activities. Assists customers with tasks during events.
• Other duties as assigned.

Environmental Factors The work environment generally includes an office setting. The noise level is usually quiet.

Physical Requirements Regularly required to sit, stand and walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. May lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Equipment used includes, but is not limited to, telephone, copy machine, fax machine and calculator.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Frequent contact with customers, vendors and other Village employees; must be able to communicate verbally and demonstrate good customer relations. • Knowledge of principles and practices regarding customer service including customer needs assessment and evaluation of customer satisfaction. • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and in a timely manner. • Must be able to modify established processes and procedures due to changes in federal, state and local law, Village policy and Department rules/procedures. • Ability to learn, understand and adhere to all applicable safety precautions and procedures. • Extensive knowledge of office practices and procedures, terminology and equipment. • Ability to maintain accurate records and files. • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Position Requirements • Education equivalent to a high school diploma required. One to three years of experience in a similar position required. Previous customer service experience is preferred. • Flexibility to work occasional weekdays, nights, weekends and holidays as needed. Position will generally work up to 20 hours per week.

Safety Functions • Becomes familiar with and observe all applicable safety and security policies/procedures • Immediately reports all unsafe conditions and acts to supervisor • Reports all accidents to supervisor immediately • Recommends improvements to safety and security practices • Obeys and adheres to all safety rules and work practices

Process The selection process includes an application process, interview process, drug screening and background check. The position is open until filled. The position is expected to be filled as soon as the interview process and background checks are completed.

Interested candidates should submit an application, resume and a cover letter to the Village of Hinsdale, Village Manager’s Office, Attn: Human Resources, 19 E. Chicago Hinsdale, IL 60521, e-mail: Visit for a job application. The Village is an EOE employer.

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 Village of Hinsdale Parks & Recreation Department


Emily Wagner

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $15-$20/hour. DOQ.

The Northfield Park District is seeking qualified, highly energetic individuals who love working, playing and interacting with children for our Before and After School Care Programs for children kindergarten to 3rd grade. Position is during the 2017-18 school year and is part-time. Applicant must be available Monday-Friday 7:00-8:30am and/or 1:30-6:00pm during the school year.

Qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old and have 2 years of experience working with children. Enrollment in, or completion of, a college degree in education, recreation or related field is highly desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities: Plan and implement daily activities for children. Daily activities include themed arts and crafts, athletic games and other enrichment play. Comply with all Park District safety guidelines. Communicate in a positive manner with participants, parents, school personnel, staff and supervisors. Be responsible for the safety of all children participating in the Before and After School Care Programs.

Hours: (Hiring for 5-day Morning and/or Afternoon shifts): 8/21/17 – 6/13/18 Mornings: M-F from 7:00-8:30am Afternoons: M-F from 1:30-6:00pm

Pay Range: $15-$20/hour. DOQ

To apply please complete application under the "About Us" tab of our website at and/or submit resume to Jim Reuter at All questions can also be directed to Jim.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, and efforts of working conditions associated with this job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job when circumstances change: e.g., emergencies, rush jobs, changes in personnel, workload, technological developments, etc.

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 Northfield Park District


Jim Reuter

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled