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 $50,000 to $60,000

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The Golf Operations Manager manages the golf course operations, insuring it is operated in an efficient and fiscally accountable manner. Administer the day to day operations of pro shop, driving range, golf services and motor cart fleet. Direct, monitor and support golf course employees to assure customer experience and expectations are properly satisfied. Reports to the Director of Golf Operations.

DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Supervision of daily operations for facility including opening and closing as necessary. • Trusted and responsible for proper handling of large sums of money, keys and facility security codes and the adherence to security and safety procedures and policies. • Complete and manage golf course employee schedules. • Complete a comprehensive departmental yearly budget. • Operate and troubleshoot facility point of sales systems as required. • Organize and monitor golf course tee sheet to insure maximum profitability. • Book, facilitate and properly process and invoice golf leagues, outings and special events. • Manage, motivate and oversee golf staff to ensure they are performing jobs properly. • Properly hire, train, reward, discipline and terminate golf course staff as required. • Attend facility meetings to exchange ideas and update progress of golf course. • Supply monthly board report for golf department that appropriately summarizes departmental activities • Other duties as assigned by Director.

QUALIFICATIONS • A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in business administration or related field with a minimum of five years of experience in golf course management. • Knowledge of Pro Shop merchandising and Point of Sales Systems. • Fluent in Microsoft Excel and Word.

JOB STATUS: Full time
DEPARTMENT: White Pines Golf Club
FSLA STATUS: Exempt HOURS: Hours will vary based on facility needs, including evenings and weekends HOW TO APPLY: Qualified applicants may submit application and resume to

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 Bensenville Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000.00 - $60,000.00

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The Company:

Since Arrowhead Golf Club’s historic opening in 1927, it continues to offer a superb golf experience to its guests. The course is comprised of three nine-hole courses where guests can experience the feel of a private club at one of the finest municipal courses in the Western suburbs.

Arrowhead Golf has achieved 7 of the 7 categories for Audubon Certification and hope to have the final site visit completed by early-mid 2020.

The Position:

What will you do?

Assist in planning and supervising maintenance of greens, tees, and fairways; schedule work, and supervise employees and the use of equipment.

Supervise and participate in operation and maintenance of pumps, and in maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.

Understand and identify turf diseases and insect pests.

Supervise pesticide application and/or operate and calibrate pesticide application equipment.

Why you should apply:

Arrowhead is owned and operated by the Wheaton Park District. Park districts are all about leisure, recreation and conservation. If this interests you, we offer the following:

$50,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year DOQ

Health (HMO or PPO), dental, and vision coverage with very low employee contributions for employee, spouse, and dependents.

Life insurance at 1 ½ times your annual salary paid by the District.

FSA and Dependent Care pre-tax via payroll deduction.

Pension Plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 12 vacation days after one year of service, 2 personal days (pro-rated first year), 12 ½ holidays.

Free use of fitness center, two pools, golf, and entrance to Cosley Zoo to employees and family members eligible for insurance coverage.

Tuition Reimbursement, discounts on merchandise, professional memberships, and other voluntary benefits.

And more…

The Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, we are looking for:

A Bachelor of Science degree in turf management or related field required.

Minimum of three (3) years’ golf course experience with increasing responsibilities in turf management including experience with various fertilizers, pesticides, drainage systems, irrigation systems, and supervising staff.

Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Must have a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record and able to operate a manual transmission.

CPR/AED certified or obtain within one (1) year of employment; and Illinois Pesticide Applicator’s License.

Must be able to move objects (bags/jugs of fertilizer and chemicals) up to 50 lbs.

Must be able to be continuously exposed to all weather conditions and OSHA approved pesticides and chemicals.

To apply for this position go to:

The Wheaton Park District is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

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 Wheaton Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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Description: Plans, directs, and implements organized District-wide safety program to ensure safe, healthy, and accident-free environment for employees and patrons by performing the following duties personally or through District employees, Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) personnel or outside vendors.

Responsibilities: Develops, implements, and manages the Park District's safety program, to include injury, illness, and accident prevention; directs and coordinates the participation of departments within safety programs. Plans, develops, maintains, and implements safety policies and manuals, emergency action plans, forms, procedures, and reports. Develops, provides, and coordinates classroom-style training to staff on safety topics such as worksite safety practices, fire prevention, ergonomics, driving safety, personal protect equipment, first aid/CPR/AED, and lifting/back safety. Maintains records of staff development and training, to include safety and loss control training, District-wide training, professional development, and renewals for certifications and licenses. Reviews, compiles, and submits accident, injury, and property damage reports to PDRMA and other applicable regulatory agencies; maintains associated files and records. Oversees the administration of the workers' compensation program, including initial reporting, wage reports, medical information, and required regulatory reporting. Investigates accidents and/or incidents of injury or property damage at District sites to ascertain cause and need for corrective action. Cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance-related investigations, as requested. Coordinates, plans, and implements the actions and recommendations of the Park District's Safety Committee. Serves as a District point person for DCFS reporting. Prepares and distributes safety reports and general information.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university preferred; Associate’s degree required. Minimum of three years of safety-related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A thorough knowledge of modern safety practices, risk management procedures, loss prevention techniques, and an ability to relate those principles to park and recreation areas, programs, and facilities is required. Familiarity with OSHA regulations also required.

Hiring Range: $51,000 - $55,000 DOQ

Classification: Full-time, exempt

Benefits: Excellent benefit package including paid time off, health insurance, and pension.

Close Date: Open until filled

Apply: To apply, please submit an application and resume through

The Park District of Highland Park is an equal opportunity employer.

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 Park District of Highland Park


Donna Dunn
(847) 579-3117

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $12 per hour

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The Marketing Intern will assist with community events, including planning and execution.

Qualifications: High School graduate or equivalent.

Rate of Pay: $12 per hour

Schedule: 40 hours per week for 12 weeks from May to August, and will require hours on the evening, weekend and holidays.

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 Elmhurst Park District


Carolyn Wilkin

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $38,000-$42,000 DOQ

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Aquatics & Recreation Program Coordinator

The Oregon Park District serves a community of over 7,000 residents in northern Illinois 30 miles southwest of Rockford. The park district provides year round recreation and aquatic opportunities to all ages and abilities. The Oregon Park District is seeking to fill the position of Aquatics & Recreation Coordinator with a motivated and energetic candidate.

Summary: Under the direction of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordination and supervision of operational functions for the aquatic facility and associated programming as assigned. Oversees the operations of the aquatics department and programs, including staff supervision, budget management, and planning. Coordinates and supervises the day-to-day operation of aquatic programs and recreation program opportunities. Maintains records, schedules staff, and ensures proper pool maintenance. Provides swim instruction and life guarding as necessary.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Manages aquatic programs, complying with all Park District policies, procedures and StarGuard requirements. In addition, also responsible for hiring, training and supervising staff and volunteers for all aquatic programs. Develops, manages, and monitors aquatic department budgets. Assesses and recommends budgeting for facility and equipment needs. Also provides data and reports on assigned programs in support of the planning process. Develops, produces and disseminates appropriate program information in order to promote aquatic programs to the public. Ensures that program areas, equipment and supplies are maintained in an orderly and safe manner. Report any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor or the person responsible for those items at your site. Follow all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to managing visitors and guests at our facilities. Hours: The Aquatic Coordinator shall have varying hours due to programs, special events and facility operating hours. Due to the varying nature of the work, evening and weekend hours are expected.

Qualified applicants must have a degree in Parks and Recreation or related field, current lifeguard instructor certification or the ability to obtain within six months and valid Driver's License. Proficient in swimming and safety skills. Mentally alert to dangerous situations in order to ensure safety for all. Ability to train lifeguards appropriately.

Essential Functions:

• Plan, organize, promote and supervise a variety of youth and adult programs. • Assess needs of the community and recommend modifications of existing programs and implementation of innovative programs. • Prepare and submit records and reports including payroll, staff schedules, registration information, activity schedules, weekly recreation reports and board reports. • Select and train personnel and volunteers. • Assist in the development of goals and objectives for all aquatic programs. • Directly monitor and coordinate fiscal control procedures for the various programs. • Submit information for the District’s seasonal activity guides. • Implement special procedures as approved by the Board of Commissioners, Executive Director and Superintendent of Recreation. • Preparation and administration of the annual budget for the aquatic department. • Coordinate with the Superintendent of Recreation to develop a promotional strategy for each program and special event and publicize through different media sources. Oregon Park District Contact - Tina Ketter (815) 732-3101

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 Oregon Park District


Tina Ketter
(815) 732-3101

 Closing Date

March 20, 2020