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 Hiring Range $40,000 to $45,000

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SUMMARY Under the direction and supervision of the Business Operations Manager, this position will support the Business Operations Manager in all recreation software and customer service related functions and act as a back-up to the Sullivan Center front desk.

QUALIFICATIONS Candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent, an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is a plus. Candidates will be required to take a computer test to demonstrate their skills in general keyboarding and use of Word and Excel. At least three years relevant experience is required. Must have a CPR/AED certification or be willing to complete CPR/AED training within the first 60 days of employment.


  1. Work closely with Business Operations Manager to maintain, update and implement innovative changes to the District’s recreation software system. Prepare reports through the District’s recreation software system as required.

  2. Work with Business Operations Manager to organize quarterly recreation software meetings for staff.

  3. Lead staff training for front desk, Family Aquatic Center cashiers, supervisors and concession staff.

  4. Assist with resolving installment billing credit card declines for programs and memberships.

  5. Process Hawthorn Afterschool Program registrations, cancellations, and changes.

  6. Review and proof brochure information.

  7. Create and update recreation software training presentations and manual.

  8. Manage the general registration email inbox and ensure timely responses to patrons.

  9. Provide coverage at the Sullivan Center Front Desk when necessary.

  10. Prepare and distribute annual tax letters and participant statements as requested.

  11. Maintain postage machine.

  12. Answer phone calls and handle appropriately, provide a timely response to emails.

  13. Communicate effectively with the staff and general public.

  14. Occasional evening and weekend shifts as required.

  15. Assist with special events.

  16. Comply with the District’s dress code by coming to work in clean, presentable clothing and wearing an employee nametag.

  17. Perform related duties as required by management to meet the needs of the District and the customer.

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 Vernon Hills Park District


Cathy Marcangelo

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $60,000 + based on experience and qualifications

The Park District of Oak Park is recruiting a Full-Time Risk Manager. The position is responsible for planning, directing, and implementing activities related to risk management, safety, training and development. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, 457 plan(s), IMRF pension, $300 reimbursement for wellness related activities, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holidays, sick time and personal days.

Review the complete job description and apply online at (JobID# 1401)

The Park District of Oak Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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 Park District of Oak Park


Paula Bickel

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Responsibilities: The position is responsible for performing manual skilled and semi-skilled maintenance tasks including, but not limited to; routine landscaping, light construction, snow removal, tree and shrub maintenance, custodial work, athletic field preparation, planting, painting, maintaining outdoor ice rinks, beach cleaning, garbage removal, equipment repairs, pesticide applications, maintenance of pavement and paths, weeding, turf maintenance, cleaning of park restrooms, various horticultural tasks and supervision of seasonal/part-time staff. Assist specialists with all aspects of building and facilities (i.e., work in carpentry, minor plumbing, minor electrical, masonry, painting) as needed. Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers, including staff and park patrons.

Qualifications: Successful applicants should possess a high school diploma or equivalent, have a valid drivers’ license and be a minimum of 18 years of age. Landscaping experience, athletic field preparation and/or maintenance or trades certification and/or education preferred. Position requires operation of power tools and machinery. Must possess strong interpersonal skills, be able to work independently or as part of a team and have good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and pass a post offer, pre-employment physical and drug screen. Ability to work cooperatively with public in a customer service-oriented agency in various weather conditions year-round required.

Opportunities: 2 positions are available:

• 1 – General Park Maintenance

• 1 – General Park Maintenance with focus on athletic fields (in season)

Hours: Normal workweek is Sunday through Thursday. Typically 40 hours per week. Hours and schedules may vary depending on seasonal workloads and needs.

Benefits: Excellent benefit package including health, dental, and pension.

Apply: To apply, please visit our website at to submit an application and supporting documents (such as a resume and cover letter).

E.O.E: The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.

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 Park District of Highland Park


Renee Brainerd

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $30,000+ DOQ

The Village of Mt. Zion, Illinois (pop. 5,833) is seeking applications for a full-time Director of Parks and Recreation. Applicant should have a bachelor’s degree (BA) in Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies or similar field; 1-3 years’ experience in a management role; or equivalent combination of education and experience. This position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Parks and Recreation Department. Desirable candidates should have the ability to provide effective leadership within the organization and develop and maintain positive working relationships with village employees, board and commission members and the public. A complete list of duties, responsibilities and requirements can be provided upon request. Salary $30,000 DOQ plus benefits including health insurance, IMRF Retirement, Paid Holiday, Vacation and Sick time, and Dental Coverage. Employment applications are available at Applications and resumes are due by March 15, 2018. Applications may be mailed to Village of Mt. Zion, 1400 Mt. Zion Parkway, Mt. Zion, IL 62549 or emailed to Julie Miller, Village Administrator, The Village of Mt. Zion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Village of Mt. Zion


Julie Miller

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Annual salary starts at $38,700 ($18.50 hour)

Description: The Park Specialist II is responsible for performing general park maintenance duties throughout the District.

Job Summary: The individual serves as the lead on all turf grass and tree care maintenance. The position is responsible for District-wide tree hazard assessment, pruning, planting, watering, and removals. As well as all turf grass fertilization, aeration, seeding, irrigation systems, restorations, sodding, etc. Additional duties include, but are not limited to trash removal, athletic field maintenance, parking lot repairs, special events, and snow removal.

Qualifications: Prior experience managing and performing turf grass maintenance and arboriculture and the associated equipment are preferred. The position requires candidates to be able to obtain a valid Illinois Pesticide Operator’s license, CPR/AED certification, and Illinois CDL “C” license upon employment.

Schedule: The Park Specialist II works a schedule of Monday through Friday (6:30 am to 3:00 pm) with overtime for seasonal maintenance, special events, and snow removal.

Benefits We Offer In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefits package, including: • Medical Insurance • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • Life Insurance • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF) • 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan • Paid Time Off • Park District Facility Discounts an Usage Benefits

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 Elmhurst Park District


Dan Payne

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled