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Job Title:        Parks Supervisor
Department:  Maintenance
Location:        142 S. Stonington Dr. Palatine, IL 60074
Reports To:    Director of Parks & Planning
Salary Range:   $18-20
The Parks Supervisor is a hands-on position responsible for the maintenance of six (6) parks, landscaping, turf maintenance, construction projects, and assistance with special events at agency facilities. The Parks Supervisor is under the direct supervision of the Director of Parks & Planning but is granted opportunities for independent supervision over part-time and seasonal staff in related areas of responsibility. 
The Parks Supervisor is responsible for assisting in the development, budgeting, and organization of a variety of maintenance programs. 
Examples of work including but not limited to:
·        Record keeping.
·        Documented inspections.
·        Safety and Personal Protection Training.
·        Mowing and trimming.
·        Golf course maintenance.
·        Tree and shrub maintenance. 
·        Fertilizer and Chemical Application.
·        Flower bed maintenance. 
·        Garbage and litter removal.
·        Interior maintenance such. as painting and cleaning. 
·        Small equipment repair.
·        Snow plowing operations.
Maintains a thorough understanding of the park district policies and operations. Assists with enforcing and interpreting those policies as needed.
Assists with development of annual departmental and safety goals.
Attends and participates in the Safety Committee meetings.
Continues education by attending classes, seminars, or conferences related to the position.
Maintains a tidy and organized workshop with the required inventory of tools, equipment, and supplies.
Personnel Management
Assigns work, supervises, performs, and trains seasonal maintenance employees involved in ground maintenance as required.
Ability to maintain a positive working relationship with other staff.
Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration; accepts responsibility for own actions; and follows through on commitments.
Risk Management 
Fosters a working environment that promotes safe work habits and active participation in the agency’s risk management program.
Must use good safety awareness, judgment, and follow policies, and report potentially unsafe conditions.  
Use all equipment following manufacturer safety instructions.
Participates in the evolving development of departmental safety and emergency procedures.
Maintains a working knowledge of all general agency and department-specific safety rules.
Attends required safety program and in-service education meetings.
Additional Functions
Prepares monthly reports as requested.
Prepares schedules, routines, and special reports as directed.
On call nights and weekends, as needed.
Perform other duties and functions as requested. 
Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience in landscape maintenance or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge and skill of grounds work.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Possession of a valid Illinois driver’s license.
Must obtain a valid Illinois Pesticide Operators License within 6 months of hiring.
Environmental Considerations
Required to work in all weather conditions, including cold and hot temperatures. Will be exposed to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions.
The employee shall be considered “on duty” whenever a need exists for their services as scheduled.  This will require non-traditional work hours that will be consistent throughout the year.  Work hours are typically Monday – Friday, 6:00am to 2:00pm.  Additionally, weekend and holiday hours are scheduled as needed through the summer months.
What we offer
Excellent benefits, such as health, vision, and dental insurance.
IMRF pension 
Paid vacation, sick time, and personal days.
Complimentary program and facility usage opportunities.
A collaborative environment with opportunities for growth. 


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 Salt Creek Park District


Chris Paisley

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $80,488 - $108,895

Golf Course Professional 
Village of Oak Brook, Illinois
The Village of Oak Brook Golf Club is seeking qualified candidates for our next Golf Course Professional.  This high visibility position is responsible for the daily operations, leadership, and initiatives of The Oak Brook Golf Club under the direction of the Sports Core Director.
In addition to providing an exceptional experience to members, the successful candidate will have broad experience in all facets of golf course operations including business and administrative leadership skills.   
Competitive benefit package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as participation in the Illinois Municipal Pension Fund.  Base compensation hiring range:  $80,488 - 108,895 depending on qualifications.    Position open until filled.
To review the full description and apply for this position, please submit materials as directed online through the Village of Oak Brook website:  
Send resume with cover letter, including references and a completed application to:
Village of Oak Brook
1200 Oak Brook Road
 Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

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 Village of Oak Brook, IL


Art Segura

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Job Title: Aquatics Facility Manager           Department: Recreation

Reports to:  Director of Recreation             Effective Date: January 2024

Union Affiliation: Non-Union                      Salary: 60,000 – 72,000/yr. DOQ

Job Summary/Purpose:

Currently seeking a responsible, friendly, and tactful individual to manage aquatic operations. Under the supervision of the Director of Recreation, the Aquatics Facility Manager oversees aquatic operations to provide quality swimming programs and services.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train, schedule and manage a part-time staff to ensure sufficient coverage at the Water’s Edge Aquatics Center  
  • Must be willing to adjust schedule to fill any unfilled holes in the schedule.  
  • Some overlap of schedule to include weekend and evening hours to monitor and adequately train part-time aquatics personnel (lifeguards, swim instructors, fitness instructors, etc.)
  • Ensure that staff wear appropriate uniforms and identification at all times.  

  • Oversees and performs facility safety checks.
  • Responsible for overseeing and maintaining the cleanliness and maintenance of the aquatic facility; chemical balance, health code adherence, etc. 
  • Utilize effective team leadership skills; communicate efficiently and demonstrate strong listening capabilities. 
  • Promotes and schedules special events and aquatic programs.
  • Responsible for some opening and closing shifts.
·         Work with pool pumps and chemicals; take water quality samples and make adjustments. 

  • Schedules and oversees the annual maintenance and shut down of the facility.
  • Perform guarding and instructional duties as needed.
  • Handle money, operate, and abide by all facility point-of-sale and cash handling procedures.
  • Proficiency in computers and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Exceptional customer service skills 
  • Prior experience working in the aquatic field and a minimum of 1 years’ experience in a leadership role.
  • Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT Certification) or Safety Training for Swim Coaches            
  • First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (if current certification holder, please provide a valid copy of certification with application)
  • Certified Pool Operator’s License (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator License (AFO).
Physical Requirements: 

·         Must be able to perform the following basic life operational functions, climbing, balancing, stooping kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions. 
·         Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20lbs.
·         Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs, and ramps
·         Must be able to hear and speak.

Work Environment: 

·         Work is performed primarily indoors in a climate-controlled setting.
·         Work is performed typically in a warm, wet, humid setting.
·         Work is generally in a moderately noisy location. 

The physical demands and work environments described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Accommodation will be examined on a case-by-case basis.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required by personnel so classified.


The base salary hiring range for this role is $60,000 - $72,000 per year. The full salary range from the role is $60,000 - $84,000 per year.  


Please submit via email an employee application to Human Resources–  

Email submissions should include “Aquatics Facility Manager” in the subject line.

All successful candidates must pass a standard drug test and background check.

 The Village of Bensenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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 Village of Bensenville


Sean Flynn

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $20.00 - $22.50 per hour, DOQ

The Company:

The Wheaton Park District is one of the finest park systems in Illinois and has been recognized many times in the past 20 years. As part of our Parks and Planning department you will contribute to maintaining our beautiful parks and facilities throughout the district.

The Position:

What will you do?

  • Responsible for assisting in the maintenance and repair of all pool facilities and immediate grounds.
  • Attendance at work site as scheduled; must be available to work other shifts and overtime as required.
  • Assist in developing guidelines for use of facilities.
  • Maintain water chemistry and all other operations of District pools during season.
  • Assist with supervision and train night maintenance staff at pools.
  • Assist with purchasing, installing, maintaining, and repairing inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Assist in preparing annual budget.
  • Assist in maintaining current and accurate records pertaining to pools.
  • Assist in planning for departments’ goals and objectives.
  • Assist with general upkeep of all pool facilities and immediate grounds.
  • Assemble and maintain ice rinks and assist with snow removal at any time during a 24-hour period.
  • Work with immediate supervisor and independent contractors to schedule projects during pool season.
  • Open and closes Northside Family Aquatic Center and Rice Pool and Water Park during season.
  • Conduct safety inspections.
  • Motivate staff to improve work performance.
  • Train pool staff on emergency situations and general functions at the pools.
  • Maintain effective two-way communication while dealing with concerns in the field with all district staff and immediate supervisor.
  • Carry two way or cell phone communication at all times.
  • Wear personal protective equipment for job function when needed.
Why you should apply:

Park districts are all about leisure, recreation and conservation. If this interests you, we offer the following:

  • $20.00 - $22.50 per hour, DOQ
  • Health (HMO or PPO), with very low employee contribution for employee, spouse, and dependents.
  • 100% employer paid dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents.
  • 100% employer paid vision insurance for the employee
  • 100% employer paid life insurance at 1.5 times your annual salary.
  • Health insurance incentive up to $4,500 per year.
  • FSA and Dependent Care pre-tax via payroll deduction.
  • Pension Plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, including employer contributions
  • Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 12 vacation days, 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.
The Qualifications:

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

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with at least three (3) years' experience in work related to facility maintenance required.
  • Knowledge of heating, plumbing, and electrical repairs required.
  • Must have or obtain Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certificate within six (6) months of employment.
  • Must have great problem solving, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have good time management skills and work calmly and effectively under pressure.
  • Must have and maintain: a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
  • CPR/AED certified or obtain within one (1) month of employment.
  • Must be able to move objects weighing up to 50 lbs. and over 50 lbs. with assistance.
  • Must be able to frequently move about the facility and pool area and position one’s self for maintenance and repair.
  • Must be able to handle all weather conditions while working outdoors.

Shifts vary during pool season. Tuesday thru Saturday or Sunday thru Thursday.

Time: 6:00am - 2:00pm during pool season. Off season is Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:00pm.

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

 $127,000 - $166,000 +/- DOQ

Westmont, Illinois (pop. 24,429). The Village of Westmont is seeking a team-oriented and reliable professional to serve as its next Finance Director.  The Director manages the activities of the Village’s Finance Department in a thriving, multi-faceted community. 

About the Village

The Village of Westmont is a community of 24,429 residents in the southeastern portion of DuPage County, centrally located in the Chicago Metro area with easy access to major highways and Metra commuter rail services. The community retains a small-town charm while having all the amenities of a big city. Westmont is home to both Fortune 500 companies and small to midsize local businesses, including over 100 restaurants, industrial, shopping, and business districts. The Village boasts award-winning festivals, high quality school districts, and a host of luxury car dealerships along the Westmont AutoMile (including Acura, Audi, Lexus, Porsche, Tesla, Toyota, BMW, Mercedes, Lincoln). 

The Village of Westmont is a non-home rule community that provides a full range of municipal services, with $83 million total budget (including $35 million in the General Fund and $20 million in Capital/Project Funds), a ‘AA+’/Stable bond rating, strong fund balances, and a practice of funding pensions at recommended levels.  The Village has a strong sales tax base, anchored by revenues from the Westmont AutoMile and several grocery stores. The Village has a $68 million cash reserve including a General Fund balance about 130% of expenditures. The Village has a capital plan, a funded vehicle replacement program, and has received the GFOA certified audit many years running. The Village has a robust economic development program, with two active TIF Districts.

A professional Village Manager, appointed by the Mayor and a six-member Village Board, oversees a staff of approximately 100 full-time employees and 85 part-time employees in the departments of Administration, Community Development, Finance, Fire, Police, and Public Works, with long tenured department heads. The full reporting structure is available as a document on the Village Website.

About the Position    

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Village Manager, the Finance Director administers, directs, and controls municipal fiscal and accounting operations, payroll, AP/AR, annual audit, annual budget, tax levy, long range planning, cash/treasury management, and financial reporting. The Director has two direct reports, who in turn assist in the management of other department staff. Including the director, the department consists of seven full-time positions and one part-time position. The Village also provides accounting services to the Westmont Public Library, a separate financial entity. The Village uses Tyler/Enterprise ERP (formerly Munis) software which is fully installed and operational.

Position Requirements

The Village is seeking an experienced and collaborative Director to lead the Finance Department. The successful candidate will meet the following:

·       Requires knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to the completion of four years of college with major courses in accounting, finance, or related fields.  
·       Master’s Degree, CPFO/CPA designation, or equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities preferred.
·       Requires a minimum of six years’ experience in finance/accounting, with financial operations experience strongly preferred and experience with fund accounting a plus. 
·       Requires a minimum of three years of management or supervisory experience.
·       Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and other software applications and intermediate to advanced knowledge of spreadsheet applications.
·       Requires possession of a valid Illinois Vehicle Operator's License.


Compensation and Benefits     

The Village values its employees, and while having high expectations of staff, appreciates that people have lives outside of work. The anticipated starting salary range is $127,000 - $166,000 +/- DOQ. The Village anticipates additional increases in May 2024 and January 2025. A comprehensive benefits package includes participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), health insurance including medical, dental, and vision coverage (also available to dependents), life/AD&D insurance, and longevity pay equal to 1% of salary for every 5 years of employment with the Village. The Village also offers paid vacation, holidays and sick leave which includes a 50% retirement payout, up to 960 hours, with the balance reported for IMRF credit. The Village requires employees to live in DuPage County, or a county contiguous to DuPage, within 12 months. Flexible scheduling and hybrid remote work options will be considered.

Selection Process    

Apply online at with a resume, cover letter and contact information for five professional references by March 11, 2024.  Confidential inquiries may be directed to Maureen Barry, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA at 847-380-3240, x 116. 

The Village of Westmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Village of Westmont


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled