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 $18.00 - $22.00 per hour, DOQ

The Wheaton Park District is seeking an enthusiastic individual to serve as an Assistant Operations Manager at Cosley Zoo. This position is responsible for working with the Operations Manager to implement a comprehensive facility maintenance management plan of daily, periodic, and preventive maintenance tasks and facility and equipment repairs. This position assists with facilitation of new construction related to grounds and facilities within Cosley Zoo.


  • Minimum of high school graduate or GED with at least two years’ experience in park maintenance, building construction, and/or land development trades.
  • Knowledge and skills in two (2) or more of the following trades: electrical, plumbing, carpentry, cement finishing, HVAC, masonry or landscape construction.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and provide great written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills.

  • $18.00 - $22.00 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.

Tuesday - Saturday, between the hours of 7:00am - 5:00pm, 40 hours per week.


Must have and maintain: a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record; and CPR/AED certified or obtain within one (1) year of employment; be a mandated reporter for the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act.


This position must be able to frequently move up to 25 lbs. such as cleaning and building supplies and occasionally move objects up to 50 lbs. or more with assistance, for up to 25 yards and must be able to get into unusual positions for long periods of time while working on equipment, buildings, and repairs. This position must occasionally operate motorized vehicles, tools, and equipment safely; and occasionally operate a keyboard.

This position will frequently work in all weather conditions including, biting and stinging insects, rain, snow, extreme heat and cold, with fumes, gases, odors, dust, mold, pesticides, cleaning chemicals, grease, oil, mud, poisonous plants, and animal hair/dander/feces. This position will occasionally work at heights near ceilings and on elevated surfaces and rarely with noise over 85 dbls. and occasionally uneven, wet, or slippery surfaces. This position may rarely work in a confined space.

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

 Between $52,535.97 and $78,725.91 Annually

The Village of Orland Park's Natural Resources & Facilities Division seeks an enthusiastic, team oriented and experienced maintenance professional to join our team as a full-time Maintenance Worker I. The successful candidate for this position will join the hardworking members of either the Parks Crew or Forestry Crew.

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for performing varied skilled and semi-skilled duties at Village-owned properties, including but not limited to forestry, landscaping, horticulture, park/playground, building and aquatic facility maintenance.

Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License with air brake, trailer and tanker endorsements is required within 6 months. ISA Certified Arborist, Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) and/or Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certifications are preferred. 

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 Village of Orland Park


Michael Mazza

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $77,500 to $87,500

Under the supervision of the Director of Golf & Facilities, The General Manager of Ice Operations is responsible for program development and management, and supervisory oversight of the planning, coordinating, evaluating, and staffing of ice programming and the oversight of ice rink and rentals.
Key Job Tasks:
  • Prepare and implement ice operations budget in accordance with approved goals and strategic plans.
  • Ensure Ice Rental sales meet or exceed budget by cold calls, email marketing, social media ads and other sales strategies.  
  • Coordinate, communicate, and schedule all aspects of facility ice reservations with internal and external individuals and departments to ensure user satisfaction. 
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of assigned programs and events. 
  • Work with affiliate groups and independent contractors, which may include, but is not limited to: reserving facility space, preparing schedules and submitting invoices. 
  • Work a flexible schedule based on facility operations need, including weekends and holidays as needed and includes special events and rentals.
Direct supervision of the following:                              
  • Figure Skating Operations Manager
  • Hockey Operations Manager
  • Dual supervision of Zamboni/Custodial Ice Staff
  • Ice Box Concessions Staff
  • Part time instructors and coaches, Part time support staff, and Volunteers
Hoffman Estates Park District - 1685 West Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Days/Hours of Work:
Work a flexible schedule based on facility operations need, including weekends and holidays as needed
Experience and Qualifications:
Minimum of five years of indoor ice rink experience, managing athletic and recreation programs and staff
High School Diploma or GED required.  A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Recreation, Business, Park and Leisure Service Administration or related field preferred.
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 Hoffman Estates Park District


Kimberly Engler

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $46,000-$52,000 annually

Are you up for the challenge?  Join our growing team!

The Roselle Park District offers a friendly, small-town feel which is great for families

  • Do you like a job that has variety?
  • Are you good with people - kids and adults?
  • Do you have a passion about fitness and aquatics?
The Roselle Park District needs you!

FT position, $46-$52k/year plus benefits

The Recreation Supervisor will manage the operations of the Fitness Center and is also responsible for managing the operations and programs of the Aquatic Facility, which includes overseeing the Roselle Racers Swim Team.

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Park and Recreation or a related field.
  • Five years of full-time experience supervising staff or equivalent combination of school and work experience.
  • Should be versed in the following curriculum:  StarGuard Lifeguard, the Starfish Swim School, the AquaTech Pool Operator and STAR basic water safety.
  • Working knowledge of principles and practices of recreation and aquatic program development and administration.
  • Recent fitness and recreation industry trends and current literature.
  • Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred.
  • Knowledge of budget and fiscal accountability.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of employee supervision, training, and performance evaluations.
  • Must possess good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and interpret community needs, demographics, economic structure, and interests to develop programs to meet these needs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standards exist.
  • CPR/First Aid certification, preferred.
  • Valid IL driver’s license required.
  • Ability to deal with stressful situations regarding participants and staff.
  • Ability to exhibit a positive approach in public contact and a calm nature in problem solving situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Will be required to work unusual hours, weekends, holidays and serve in an on-call status.
  • Principles and practices of recreation program development, facility management, brochure preparation, budget preparation and management.
  • Principles and practices of recreation risk management and loss prevention.
  • Computer operation, including Microsoft Office software.
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulation.
Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks.
  • Evaluate staffing needs (including recruitment, hiring, orientate, training and supervision) and adjust within the department to ensure programs operate efficiently and create an environment for success.
  • Create, institute and train staff on specific fitness related emergency response plans.
  • Order, purchase, and coordinate fitness equipment.
  • Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and monitor the annual budget for all applicable areas of responsibility.
  • Supervise the expenditure of funds and income for assigned programs and operate within the established budget.
  • Maintains manuals and training documents.
  • Ensures attendance records, program reports and other required administrative procedures are completed.
  • Directs and oversees bi-weekly payroll of all Fitness and Aquatic employees.
  • Prepare accurate and appropriate program and facility information for seasonal brochures and other public information.
  • Assist in marketing and promotions of Fitness and Aquatic programming.
  • Handle customer service inquiries and related problems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Recreation or the Director.
  • Prepare annual job performance evaluations for all assigned part-time staff.
  • Supervises daily pool operations, aquatic programs, and recreational swims.
  • Oversees Roselle Racers Swim Team.
  • Will hire, supervise, schedule, and evaluate overall pool staff which consists of approximately 50 employees (pool managers, lifeguards, concession, and admissions).
  • Will assist with ensuring the aquatic facility, equipment and mechanical systems are safe and working properly through preventative maintenance and monitoring of the pool environment to meet all required local health codes.
  • Will assist with ensuring the aquatic facility are always clean, orderly, and safe in compliance with public health standards and meets members and guests’ expectations. 
  • Oversees pool chemistry readings and ensures staff takes the appropriate measures to keep the pool water balanced.
  • Monitors member and guest activity within the aquatic environment to always ensure a safe aquatic environment.
  • Train and certify seasonal lifeguards in CPR, first aid, and water rescue skills.  Assures that the highest quality of lifeguard services is provided at the Kemmerling Pool facility.
  • Act on employee problems in a timely and effective manner.
  • Maintain accurate financial, personnel and program participation records.
  • Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the parks and recreation industry.
  • Attend training sessions as identified by the Superintendent of Recreation.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

Roselle Park District provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, individuals with disabilities, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital and housing status.

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 Roselle Park District


Christy Bathje

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Ice Arenas, this position is responsible for upkeep and maintenance of ice rink surfaces and surrounding facilities (player benches, locker rooms, garages, walkways, glass, boards, etc.) while keeping events on time according to the ice events schedule. This position will also have opened and/or closing responsibilities. This is a full-time, non-exempt, non-union position. 


  • Maintain Ice resurfacing machines including appearance, changing blades, greasing parts, battery upkeep, and changing oil (edger).
  • May provide direction to part-time staff, contractor and/or volunteers as assigned.
  • Responsible for ice maintenance including resurfacing, edging, flooding, filling holes, chipping ice along dasher boards and maintaining proper ice thickness as required by usage.
  • Ice arena upkeep including taking out trash, cleaning locker rooms and bathrooms, players benches, flooring, and resurfacing garages.
  • Responsible for cleaning-up and changing broken glass.
  • Monitoring ice chiller system including filling logs, adding oil to compressors, adding brine when needed, testing brine solution levels, and evaluating ice plant.
  •  Ensures security of facility during all shifts—opening and closing.
  •  Keeping ice events on schedule.
  • Maintaining and repairing hockey nets.
  • Cleaning rink boards, glass and players benches as needed.
  • Consistently demonstrates high ethical standards, good communication, and a professional appearance.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, trainings, and orientations.
  • Attend work on a regular, reliable, and punctual basis

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Requires through knowledge of the techniques and equipment involved in the components of custodial maintenance, preventative maintenance, and the operations of an ice rink. Equipment includes but not limited to the ice resurfacer machines, ice edger, ice compressors, cooling towers, and boiler units.
  •  Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, some evenings, and holidays as business operations demand.
  • Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbally.
  •  Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service and get along with coworkers, patrons, and supervisors and interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner.

Education and Experience:

  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.
  •  A minimum of six (6) months of experience in ice rinks or one (1) year in maintenance.
  •  A combination of experience and education may be considered.
  •  CPR, First Aid and AED certificates or the ability to obtain upon hire.
  •  Additional related certifications.
  •  A valid Illinois Driver License or the ability to obtain upon hire and maintain an acceptable driving record preferred.

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, hearing and repetitive motions. 
  •  Must be able to perform the following tasks; exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently and up to 40 pounds of force constantly.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to operate machines and equipment including close inspection of moving and small parts, using measurement devices, perform assembly and fabrication of parts, prepare maintenance records and operate a computer terminal.

Work Environment:

  • Work is usually preformed in cold, wet, humid conditions (non-weather)
  • Working in high, precarious places and some exposure to outdoor weather conditions
  • 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.  Accommodations 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 persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required by personnel so classified.

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 Village of Bensenville


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 Closing Date

Open Until Filled