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 $14.00-$17.00 DOE

PAY & HOURS : Non-Exempt Position- Hourly: 40 hours per week including evenings and weekends. Hours exceeding 40 per week will be eligible for overtime compensation. Pool Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the pool and has full authority to enforce its rules set by the Park District, the State of Illinois and Village of Morton Grove. This is a seasonal position.

Qualifications: High School diploma required. Must have prior experience as a lifeguard. An Ellis & Associates lifeguard license which includes CPR, First Aid and AED certification is required; however we will provide training and license if needed. .Ellis Lifeguard Instructor License preferred.

Essential Functions: Supervise and evaluate employees, schedule working hours and oversee opening/closing procedures. Must be familiar with all operations and positions. Arrives 30 minutes prior to start of shift to prepare for pool entrance. Make daily bank deposits. Testing of pool water hourly- no one should enter water before testing. Must be knowledgeable about basic pool operation including filter system and chemical readings and necessary adjustments. Facility management: including maintenance, cleaning, equipment repair and security. Provide exceptional customer service to patrons and guests at all times, maintaining excellent public relations. Keep administration informed of all problems or related subjects (pool closing) Pool hours vary on a daily basis. Supervise special programs, swim meets, special events, pool rentals, swim lessons, and staff in-services. Maintain inventory by ordering supplies when necessary through supervisor. Know rules and enforce tactfully. Be available to staff and assist as necessary. Maintain accurate pool records including attendance, in-service training ,rental requests, payroll, licenses, weather readings, and chemical logs. Work in guards, cashiers, and instructors when necessary (busy, absent, breaks etc.) to resolve any conflicts that may arise. Perform additional duties as assigned.

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 Morton Grove Park District


Laura Kee

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


DUTIES: Under the direction of the Director for Parks, Recreation and Fleet Services, the Superintendent of Parks, Buildings and Grounds is responsible for the overall capital improvements, maintenance and repair of all indoor and outdoor Village facilities including Village buildings, playgrounds, ball fields, shelters, 2 community centers, and the community swimming pool. The successful candidate will have a complete understanding of park maintenance operations, construction management, and ball field and landscape maintenance; he or she will also be knowledgeable in the areas of plumbing, HVAC and aquatic systems. The candidate must have a thorough understanding of personnel management, budgeting, pertinent safety precautions, and must possess good written and oral communication skills; this person must recruit, train, and evaluate qualified staff, as well as purchase supplies and equipment according to the Village’s purchasing guidelines. The successful candidate must be able to evaluate and make adjustments within the department so that the total program operates efficiently and creates and environment of success. He or she must be able to coordinate their responsibilities and projects with all Village departments including Police, Fire, Public Works and Economic/Community Development.

QUALIFICATIONS: A BA/BS in Park Management, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Turf Grass Management, Horticulture, or a related field is preferred. A candidate that is a Certified Park and Recreation Professional is preferred (or certification must be obtained within one year after hire), and will have had a minimum five years of responsible administrative or supervisory experience in parks, buildings and grounds management. Candidate must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and must have a valid driver’s license. This is an at-will position. The Village of Villa Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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APPLY TO: Greg Gola, Director of Parks, Recreation and Fleet Services Village of Villa Park 338 N. Iowa Ave Villa Park, Il, 60181

Please send letter of interest, resume and references via e-mail or the address above. Include “Parks Superintendent Opening” in the subject line.

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 VILLA PARK - Parks and Recreation


Greg Gola

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Title: Summer Recreation Intern


The Wheeling Park District is seeking a summer intern for university students in their senior year majoring in Recreation or Leisure Studies or related field. Students will be provided the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge, theory and understanding from the academic setting to the working environment and gain exceptional program and facility management experiences at many of our programs, events and facilities.


• The selected intern will be expected to complete a 12-week internship designed to provide a comprehensive experience in community recreation.

• Work in areas of program development, written and oral communication, human resources, budgeting, training of employees, evaluation of both programs & personnel, marketing and special events.

• Experience registration software processes, financial reporting and brochure proofing.

• Gain direct leadership experience by conducting programs and special events.


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

Salary: $8.75/hr

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 Wheeling Park District


Jennifer Sweeney

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $12.00 per hr


Responsible for the organization, implementation, set up and instruction for children’s activities.


Minimum high school diploma or equivalent with at least two years’ experience related to child care or child development required. Must have good communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.Set up equipment and supplies for daily use. 2.Instruct and supervise participants. 3.Interact with children in various activities. 4.Maintain communication with participants and parents. 5.Obtain a list of medications, control and administer based on written consent. 6.Collect in-processing forms from parents. 7.Observe behavior, assess appropriateness, and apply behavior management techniques. 8.Provide a high quality of customer service in a professional manner to the internal customer that will facilitate team building and exceptional customer service to the external customer. 9.Follow the Wheaton Park District policies, procedures, and guidelines. 10.Proactively support the V.A.L.U.E.S. (integrity, fun, commitment, adaptability and growth, kindness, and service) on a daily basis. 11.Maintain good safety awareness and follow all safety guidelines and procedures.


1.Secure substitute teachers when needed. 2.Incorporate WDSRA staff into program to create a comfortable atmosphere. 3.Attend meetings and in-service trainings as required. 4.Assist with emergency procedures and building evacuation. 5.Appropriately resolve concerns, problems and emergencies that arise. 6.Other duties as assigned.


Must have and maintain: CPR/AED certified or obtain within one (1) year of employment. Be a “Mandated Reporter” for the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act.

Salary: Starting at $12.00 per hr DOQ



9:00am - 12:30pm with additional hours as needed

Plus additional paid plan/prep time

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 Wheaton Park District


Diane Hirshberg

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $46,000 - $57,000 - DOE

Job Summary:
The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and organizing programs in the Before and After School Care program (Clubhouse). This position will include the direct supervision and leadership of part-time staff, as well as other areas as assigned. This position will report directly to the Superintendent of Recreation. This is a full-time position with a normal workweek of 40 hours per week.

• B.A. or B.S. degree in Park and Recreation Management or related field required.
• Minimum three years of full-time experience in supervision of recreation programs or significant combination of full-time and part-time experience in related field.
• Professional Certification (CPRP) through the National Recreation and Park Association is preferred.

Prior supervisory experience and a proven track record of effective leadership skills a must.
Candidate must demonstrate proficiency in verbal and written communications.
Candidate must possess a State of Illinois Driver’s License.
Candidate must demonstrate proficiency in using word processing, spreadsheet and registration/facility booking software.
Specific knowledge in Microsoft Office, RecTrac Software a plus.

Starting Salary Range:
$46,000 - $57,000 D.O.E.

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 Buffalo Grove Park District


Scott Spitz

 Closing Date

December 31, 2017