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Streamwood Park District is seeking a Superintendent of Recreation who is a team player and leader to manage all aspects of the Recreation Department while supporting the goals and initiatives of the park district, including providing quality programs and services to the community.

The Superintendent of Recreation will develop a business plan for the department that includes, but is not limited to member services, general programs, aquatics, museum, athletics, fitness, special events and programs. The Superintendent will develop, implement and manage the budget, programs and services for the Recreation Department and work collaboratively with the Marketing Department to market those programs and services. The Superintendent will manage the staff and set employee goals as well as work collaboratively with other departments and employees. This is an on-call position.

We are seeking candidates that have:

•Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Public Administration, Park Administration, or related field. •Minimum of 5-7 years of full time experience in related field. •Preference given to candidates with a minimum of 3-5 years of full time experience managing staff, special facilities and developing recreation programs and services. •Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) •Must have a valid driver’s license. •Must be Red Cross CPR and AED certified within 6 months of hiring. •Preference given to candidates with Incode 10 and RecTrac or ability to become proficient within 6 months of hiring. •Preference given to candidates with business planning or facility/programming net revenue generating experience. •Preference given to candidates with CPRP or willingness to obtain within 1 year of hiring (or as outlined in the qualification of obtain a CPRP). •Preference given to candidates with Illinois Food Sanitation Certification or willingness to obtain within 6 months of hiring.
•Compensation is based upon qualifications and the benefit package includes IMRF, health, dental, vision, vacation, holidays, personal, sick leave as well as additional benefits.

To be considered for this opportunity please email your resume and cover letter to

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 Streamwood Park District


Denise Mlotek

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $40,000-$50,000 annually, commensurate with qualifications

Springfield Park District


Department: Finance

Position Title: Senior Accountant

Reporting Authority: Director of Finance & Administration

Classification: Exempt – Non Union

Salary Range: $40,000-50,000 annually, commensurate with education/experience

Position Summary:

Manages the following agency-wide functions:

Accounts Payable

System administration of accounting software (MS Dynamics©)

Accounting and reporting cycles

Internal controls

Property management and control

Assist Director of Finance in managing various finance functions as needed

Other duties as assigned

Specific Responsibilities:

Responsible for journalizing summary payroll data and reconciling payroll related accruals. Responsible for monthly reconciliation of accounts, real-time monitoring and reporting on operating and capital budget variances, identifying differences and presenting alternative funding options where applicable. Compile budget data, forecasting expenditures and provide reports as needed to executive management team. Work closely with departmental supervisors/budget managers and provide procurement management and assistance as requested/needed. Provide statement of claims and other financial reports to executive staff and the Board of Trustees on a monthly basis. Act as Park District Liaison with Springfield Parks Foundation finance function. Troubleshoot problems with vendors and related disbursements. Create/update ad hoc reports as needed or requested. Function as system administrator over general ledger/accounts payable software package. Provide assistance to staff in administering and applying District policies and procedures. Qualifications Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Demonstrated aptitude in procurement, accounts payable and reporting. Aptitude with accounting software and with utilizing Microsoft Office©Suite, especially Excel©. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in accounting, finance or business disciplines. One to three years of experience in an accounting position, with some supervisory experience preferred. Experience in Public Accounting preferred but not required. General Requirements:

Must be able to read and write and have good command of the English language. Good oral and written communication skills. Physical capabilities – squat, bend and move as necessary for the job. Must be able to perform advanced mathematics. Must have high proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite©. Must possess valid Illinois Driver’s License. Must possess professional phone skills and work well with the public. Must present a neat and professional appearance. Responsible to follow policies and procedures outlined in Springfield Park District employee manual. Must live in Sangamon County, in the State of Illinois or must be willing to move to Sangamon County in the State of Illinois within the first 6 months of acceptance of a position with the Springfield Park District. The Springfield Park District is committed to the provisions of Equal Employment Opportunities and Affirmative Action to its applicants regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, age sex, marital or veterans’ status, national origin, disability or any other legally protected status.

Revised June 2018

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 Springfield Park District


Stephen Flesch
217-544-1751, x1003

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,000-$55,000 DOQ

                                                   Full-Time EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Job Title: Program Manager – Early Childhood Closing Date: Open until filled Hours: Full-Time – 40 hours per week plus additional hours as necessary including attendance of committee and board meetings. FLSA Exempt position. Hiring Range: $45,000 - $55,000 annual salary, DOQ Location: Triphahn Center, 1685 W. Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL Website:


Under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Early Childhood Program Manager is responsible for overseeing Preschool, the Early Learning and Care Center (ELC), preschool-aged camps, safety town, tot classes, and enrichment programs for the District. Programs are conducted at various locations throughout the District, including the Triphahn Center, Willow Recreation Center, and various parks. This position supervises part-time preschool and ELC teachers, seasonal staff, and serves as a point person for communication with contractual service providers.


HEPD is a gold-medal winning, distinguished, and CAPRA accredited agency currently seeking an experienced, motivated, dynamic individual to lead and grow operations in the early childhood department of the recreation division. HEPD currently enrolls over 300 children annually in the ELC and Preschool programs. The ideal candidate for this position will be enthusiastic, creative, detail-oriented, and possess excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills to continue the success of these DCFS-licensed and accredited programs.


A minimum of two years programming experience, teaching experience, or a combination thereof required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation, Education, Early Childhood Education, or a related field is required. Must meet the minimum requirements for DCFS Director status. Valid Driver’s License is required. CPRP preferred. Experience with VSI RecTrac, FinTrac, MainTrac, and BS&A Financial Software strongly desired.

The Hoffman Estates Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified and interested individuals are encouraged to review the full job description and complete an online application through the jobs page on the District’s website:

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 Hoffman Estates Park District


Eric Leninger
(847) 885-7500

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting $22-24/hr DOQ plus Benefits

A Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture or related field or three years related experience or equivalent combination of both. A minimum of two years’ experience designing and installing plant beds. General knowledge of plant identification and proper care as well as proper use of tools required. Ability to obtain (within six months) and maintain a Pesticide Operator’s License.. A valid Illinois State Driver’s License is also required.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Parks, the Horticulturist is responsible for planting, cultivating and maintaining landscape plants such as perennials, annuals, indigenous plants, and shrubs in environmentally controlled structures and throughout Park District facilities and parks by performing various duties. Other duties to include general park maintenance, special events, snow removal and ice control as well as ice making in the winter.

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 Niles Park District


Matthew Schiller

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $15-17 per hour DOQ plus benefits

Parks Laborer $15-17 per hour DOQ plus benefits Under the direct supervision of the designated crew leader and the general direction of the Superintendent of Parks, this postion is responsible for performing a variety of manentance and/or repair work to park properties and equipment.

Qualifications: Employee must be at least 18 years old. High school graduate, or equivalent is required. Three years parks experience and advanced training is preferred. Employee must have a valid Illinois driver's license and be able to provide own transportation to and from work. Employee must be able to obtain an Illinois Pesticide Operator's license within six months of hire. Upon conditional job offer, candidtate will be subject to a thorough pre-employement physical examination and criminal background check.

Essential Functions: Receives instructions from the Superintendent of Parks, or designated crew leader regarding daily work assignments.

Works in all areas of the Parks Department including buildings, landscaping, turf, playgrounds and athletic field maintencance.

Ensures that accidents and injuries are tended to and reported immediately.

Operates all district equipment including: trucks, power mowers, tractors, edgers, trimmers, power tools, snow blowers, etc.

Provides landscaping care to flower/shrub beds in parks and facilities.

Maintains safe path systems via blowing, sweeping, and picking debris and litter.

Removes all refuse and debris from all park areas and facilities on a daily/weekly/or biweekly basis(as needed).

Safely and appropriately apply pest and weed controls as needed to properties.

Provide safe, prompt, and efficient snow/ice removal services in winter.

Maintain all park equipment to highest standards.

Gain knowledge of Park District policies and procedures and adhere to them at all times. Perform all duties within district rules and regulations, in the safest possible manner, and report to supervisor all hazardous conditions.

Employee will be expected to work or be on call during non-traditional hours as necessary.

Cognitive Functions: Employee must be skilled in the use of computers for record keeping, reporting and communications as needed.

Employee must possess time management and organizational skills to perform effectively all responsibilities.

Employee must possess excellent problem solving skills and have the capacity to act in a rational, thoughtful manner in all high stress or emergency situations.

Employee is expected to represent the Niles Park District in the most professional manner at all times.

Niles Park District Contact Matt Schiller 847-647-6777 Closing Date Open Until Filled

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 Niles Park District


Matthew Schiller

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled