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 $55,000-$75,000 Plus Excellent Benefit Package


The Niles Park District is seeking a full time Hockey Director. The position is responsible for the coordination, scheduling, supervising, planning, evaluating, budgeting, and administration of all ice hockey programs including all hockey league programs. Utilizes all available resources of the District to ensure a smooth and effective delivery of services and will carry out the established policies of the Niles Park District.

Job Duties:

  1. Plans and implements all of the hockey programming which includes youth hockey classes, youth hockey leagues, adult hockey classes, adult hockey leagues, youth spring specialized clinics, youth summer hockey camp, special events and tournaments.
  2. Markets and promotes all hockey programs utilizing the assistance of the Marketing Department and by distributing school fliers and information to various outside groups.
  3. Develops and promotes the hockey introductory program.
  4. Updates the District's website with regards to information about all hockey programs and related programming and special events. This includes the league standings, statistics, class listing and registration information. Responsible for updating the Rangers Youth Hockey League program information and statistics on the District's website.
  5. Registers all participating hockey players, coaches and teams with USA Hockey.
  6. Certifies rosters for all leagues through AHAI.
  7. Coordinates ice scheduling for all hockey programming.
  8. Hires, schedules, trains and evaluates all hockey program instructional staff, team coaches, volunteers, and summer camp staff.
  9. Records revenues, expenses and participation numbers for budgetary and report purposes.
  10. Develops the hockey program budget. Reviews monthly budget reports.
  11. Purchases, distributes, and inventories program supplies and apparel. Follows the District's procurement procedures and policies.
  12. Develops needed volunteers to assist in hockey programming.
  13. Assists and supports other Iceland and District staff members in building supervision, building security, emergency procedures and office administration.
  14. Greets and interacts with the public in a courteous and knowledgeable manner.
  15. Performs other duties as assigned.


Ability to supervise programs and staff effectively, demonstrate skill in working well with people, ability to plan and implement program budgets, creative approach to programming, ability to write and speak clearly, ability to establish positive and effective interpersonal relationships with customers. Position requires working some evening and weekend hours. Adheres to and actively enforces the safety responsibilities and safety procedures as outlined in the District's Safety Manual and overall risk management program.


Education: High School or G.E.D

Experience: Must have at least three years hockey programming and supervisory experience.

Certifications: Must be able to obtain and keep current CPR and AED certifications.

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 Niles Park District


Tom Elenz

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


SUMMARY: Under the supervision and direction of the Athletic and Recreation Manager and the Deputy Director, the Intern will assist the Recreation and Facilities Department and administrative departments in the planning, organization, and supervision of specific assigned recreation programs, procedures and facilities. The Intern will be exposed to a well-rounded experience within multiple departments including: park district operations, administration, public recreation, facility management, special events, fiscal management, marketing, maintenance, and program management. The Intern shall act as a general assistant to the Athletic and Recreation Manager, other Park District staff or the Deputy Director.

SUPERVISORY: The Recreation Intern reports directly to the Athletic and Recreation Manager.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: -Assist in the administration of Recreation programs as assigned. -Assist in diversified programs suited to the needs of the clientele within the Oak Brook Park District policies. -Submit reports to the Deputy Director, Athletic and Recreation Manager and other Park District staff as requested. -Work with other departments as assigned. -Appropriate dress is required as indicated in the Dress Code Policy. -Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills in all communication. -Support a quality loss control/safety program for the Park District. -Perform the job in a safe manner and in compliance with the District policies, procedures, work and safety rules and the employee handbook. -All other duties as assigned by the Athletic and Recreation Manager, Deputy Director or Executive Director.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: -Attend Park District meetings as necessary. -Establish and maintain relationships with other agencies, business organizations, and community groups. -Maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers through oral and written communications.

PSYCHOLOGICAL REQUIREMENTS: -Ability to work independently in day-to-day operations. -Ability to work in a team atmosphere. -Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word, Outlook and Excel. Must be able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment. -Must be able to deal with people under stressful and demanding situations. -Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with department heads, supervisors and other staff members.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: -General work area is indoors, in a smoke-free environment. -Perform tasks that require use of a computer keyboard and copy machine, walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting. -Ability to read, write and speak the English language. -Drives motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. -Performs lifting tasks up to 25 pounds.

HOURS: Hours will be based on availability and need. Hours may change frequently and may include evening and weekend work.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: A student of an accredited university pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in Recreation, Leisure Services or other related fields is preferred. All the necessary requirements must be met with respective college or university to be eligible.

The Oak Brook Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Oak Brook Park District


Mike Azzaretto

 Closing Date

July 31, 2018

 $50,000-$55,000 based on qualifications

The Wood Dale Park District is looking for a creative and strategic full-time Marketing and Public Relations Manager to manage the development, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of the marketing, public relations and communications strategies and initiatives for the District. This position performs and supervises routine and special project work to promote programs, facilities, and services while maintaining and enhancing the agency’s image and brand.

Essential job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Create, implement, manage and analyze all marketing activities throughout the District to build public awareness of facilities, activities, and services

Create, implement and manage integrated internal communication efforts, such as employee newsletters, flyers, etc., to effectively build teamwork and support a spirit of cooperation and teamwork

Research, develop and implement effective targeted marketing plans for the recreation and golf departments to ensure participation and financial goals are met

Design and produce all promotional materials (hard copy and electronic), write and disseminate press releases, supervise the use of district and facility branding and visual representative images (i.e., logos), utilize photography to promote the agency while maintaining a library of District graphic images and photographs, and support District awards and recognition by creating and managing promotional articles, awards and public announcements

Maintain and promote positive relationships with the local media, community groups, public agencies and local businesses to position and market the District’s facilities, activities and services

Coordinate the administration, design and ongoing maintenance of the District’s and Salt Creek Golf Club’s websites, and manage and enhance the District’s social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, blogs, etc.

Develop, review and coordinate the marketing and public relations budget and create cost analyses, financial reports, studies and recommendations as requested

Assist the Leadership Team in in securing and managing sponsorships, grants, and donations

Manage and coordinate outside marketing vendor activities and work orders

Coordinate the District’s participation in the Village of Wood Dale’s annual Memorial Day parade

Coordinate the procurement of print items, such as business cards, stationery, and staff name tags, and wearing apparel items for the agency

Supervise, train and evaluate the part-time marketing specialist

Location and Agency Overview: The Wood Dale Park District, 111 E. Foster Avenue, Wood Dale, IL 60191 and/or Salt Creek Park District, 1051 N. Prospect Road, Wood Dale, IL 60191, and other Park District facilities and program locations, as required. The Wood Dale Park District serves a diverse population of over 13,500 residents and operates a Recreation Center, Aquatic Center, Golf Course and Clubhouse with a restaurant and numerous parks with varying amenities.

Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in marketing, public relations, integrated marketing communications or related field, with a minimum of three years full-time experience in marketing and public relations. Strong knowledge of marketing, public relations and communications; good knowledge of the principles of parks and recreation (CPRP preferred); ability to successfully develop, implement and evaluate strategic marketing and public relations plans and programs; capacity to analyze data through marketing research techniques; and the ability to write, design, proofread and edit all types of marketing materials. Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to meet deadlines. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and the capacity to provide excellent customer service to the community and coworkers. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Publisher, Flipping Book, Constant Contact, Survey Gizmo, and web content management software. Working knowledge of Active Network registration software. A valid driver’s license is required to drive to various District locations.

Working Conditions: Work is performed mostly in an office setting. Hand-eye coordination is needed to operate computers and a variety of office equipment. External work is required to photograph events and activities and to support staff facilitating events and programs. Frequent standing and sitting, with use of hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls. Occasional reaching, walking, climbing, balancing, bending, stooping, kneeling, and crouching. Exposure to outside elements when driving to meetings or attending outdoor functions.

To Apply: Submit your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional/personal references to Nancy Aldrich, Human Resources Specialist, Wood Dale Park District, 111 E. Foster Ave., Wood Dale, IL 60191 Email This position will be open until filled. The Wood Dale Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Wood Dale Park District


Nancy Aldrich

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $12-$18 per hour, depending on qualifications

Mt. Prospect Park District was incorporated in June 1955, and is located approximately 35 miles northwest of Chicago. Encompassing more than 454 acres, the Mt. Prospect Park District provides recreation programs, facilities and services to portions of Mt. Prospect, Arlington Heights, Des Plaines and Elk Grove Village, with a total population of 215,000.

We are currently searching for a full-time Custodian. Under the supervision of the Buildings Maintenance Crew Leader and Buildings Department Manager, the Custodian is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to ensure and maintain the cleanliness, general appearance indoors and outdoors, and the efficient maintenance operation of a park district facility.


Perform custodial maintenance in the upkeep of buildings including painting, cleaning, stripping, waxing floors, cleaning restroom, replenishing supplies, emptying trash, and light bulb replacement. Physically set-up and take down rooms (i.e. furniture, chairs, etc.) for various park programs and rentals. Report any building/site maintenance problems to the Buildings Department Manager. Keep immediate grounds free of litter and debris. Perform other duties as they arise to maintain the facility at the standards established by the Facility Manager. Participate in the Park District’s Safety Training programs and serve on Safety Committee when required. May be required to work special events from time to time at nights and on weekends. Be familiar with and abide by Park District policies and procedures. Perform exterior maintenance as needed on a year round basis. All other duties as assigned by the Head Custodian, Buildings Department Manager, Director of Parks and Planning, and/or the Executive Director. However, in an emergency, perform all other duties as required.


Must have high school education or G.E.D. equivalent or any combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge and skills for this position.
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid Illinois driver’s license.
Must be able to communicate effectively with others to allow for the coordination of work and in emergency situations. Must possess reasonable knowledge in the use of common hand tools and power tools. Must have knowledge of cleaning materials, equipment and procedures. Must be available nights and weekends, when needed. Must be physically able to frequently ascend/descend more than a 25% grade, lift 50 lbs. from a squat position, push/pull, reach, walk; occasionally balance, bend (must be able to bend at waist and touch the floor with fingertips), climb, crawl, crouch, kneel for long periods of time, sit, stoop; and constantly handle objects.

The regularly scheduled hours for this position are 2:30pm-11:00pm. Due to the needs of the Park District, evening and weekend hours may be required. The work schedule may vary and the workweek may exceed 40 hours at times. Nothing contained herein shall preclude or limit the Park District from changing this written job description through addition, deletion or modification of essential job duties.

We offer a generous benefit package, including: • Medical Coverage • Dental Coverage • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan • Life Insurance • Paid Time Off • Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits • Vision Reimbursement Program.

APPLY ONLINE ONLY: Interested candidates will apply: Or interested candidates can apply online by visiting us at – click on “Careers” at the top of the page and look under Vacancies for the Maintenance/Custodian job posting.

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 Mt. Prospect Park District


Mary Kiaupa

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $13.84 per hour * salaried position hrly rate based on 40 hour work week

The Assistant Pool Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Sandburg pools, and accompanying activity areas, including preventative maintenance, repairs and overall cleanliness. You must coordinate with all associated departmental personnel (Pool Manager, FFC Old Town Management and Housekeeping) to accomplish duties.


Perform weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, and annual preventative maintenance schedules on all exercise equipment. Exercise equipment being defined as all cardiovascular and strength machines, and group exercise equipment. Maintain all preventative maintenance and repair action logs for pools. Perform repairs and parts replacements as needed. Perform daily, weekly, monthly, preventative maintenance schedules on the swimming pool. Maintain all preventative maintenance, chemical adjustment, back-wash, water exchange and repair action logs for all swimming pool. Test water chemistry parameters, including sanitizer and pH levels, for pool on a daily basis. Make chemical adjustments based on results of water chemistry testing. Coordinate with support staff to ensure cleanliness and overall appearance of pool and surrounding areas. Maintain storage areas in a clean and orderly manner. Be available to respond to emergencies at the facility in a timely fashion. Attend all required staff meetings. Actively promote member events. Respond to members’ concerns, suggestions, and requests. Demonstrate a positive customer service attitude. Miscellaneous duties and responsibilities assigned by the Pool Manager Registering members, payroll, staff scheduling, life guard and cashier duties.


Lifeguard Certified and experience 3-4 years, certifications last 3 years. CPR for professional rescuer certified First Aid certified Knowledge of pool operations, chemical and mechanical Previous aquatics management. Knowledge of housekeeping responsibilities of outdoor aquatics facility. Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to complete multiple tasks, demonstrate accountability and initiative, and possess a strong work ethic. Our Purpose as a company is to enhance the lives of our members and guests by improving their overall health and well-being

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 Fitness Formula Clubs


Diana Maciejewski

 Closing Date

June 30, 2018