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 $42,000 - $46,000

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The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the programming and administration of assigned areas of recreation which include cultural arts, dance, youth programs and special events. The Recreation Supervisor is a full-time employee whose work week may exceed 40 hours a week and may include evenings and weekends. Qualifications: BA/BS in Parks and Recreation, Physical Education or closely related field from an accredited college or university. Minimum of two years of experience, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training. CPRP certification is required within one year depending on prerequisites. A valid Illinois Class “D” Driver’s License with no license revocation of suspensions within the last three years. CPR. AED, and First Aid Certification required, however will train. Essential Functions: Complete programming for areas under your supervision from ideas to program evaluation. Prepare annual goals and objectives relative to your programs. Maintain required departmental records and records of programs and class participation statistics. Evaluate/survey all programs/participants within your assigned area. Familiarization with equipment used in your assigned area. Lead or assist with Recreation Department special events as needed. Prepare and monitor the budget for areas under your supervision. Maintain internal cash controls and appropriate accounting procedures. Hire and train part-time, seasonal, and volunteer staff under your supervision. Provide direction, leadership, and motivation to staff under your supervision. To include conducting and managing the annual and/or seasonal performance review process.

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 Morton Grove Park District


Laura Kee

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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The Palatine Park District’s Palatine Hills Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for all golf course maintenance, landscaping, budget oversight, purchasing, staffing and special projects at Palatine Hills Golf Course. The ideal candidates will be a GCSAA Class A or B level Superintendent, as established by the GCSAA or a combination of experience and certification. Minimum qualifications include five (5) years’ experience in golf course maintenance and management of golf course maintenance operations, three (3) years’ experience in staff management, hiring and supervision, and a Bachelor’s degree in Turfgrass Management/Sciences, Horticulture, or a related field, with extensive experience managing cool season turfgrass.

Palatine Hills Golf Course is a 6,800 yard, 18-hole, par 72 championship course with six sets of tees that provide a challenging yet enjoyable experience for golfers of all skill levels.

The layout requires golfers to use all the clubs in the bag during a round. The par 4 holes range in distance from 335 to 456 yards and par 3 holes range from 165 to 228 yards. In addition, players must contend with 29 bunkers and water that comes into play on 10 holes. Tee time reservations are taken up to 7 days in advance.

Palatine Hills hosts an annual Illinois Junior Golf Association (IJGA) regional tournament and has hosted various Illinois High School Association (IHSA) conference, regional, and sectional tournaments.

The hiring salary for Golf Course Superintendent is DOQ. The Park District offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and membership in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The District benefits package also includes paid vacation, personal days, holidays, sick leave, and potential for annual merit increases.

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 Palatine Park District


Peter Cahill

 Closing Date

July 2, 2021

 $11 - 13 an hour

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Job Title: Recreation Assistant Department: Community Services (Parks and Recreation) Employment Status: Part-time FLSA Status: Non-exempt Hours: Monday through Friday flexible schedule; various weekend hours as scheduled Pay Range: $11 – 1$3 per hour

Scope of Work Responsible for assisting in a variety of recreational sports and programs designed to meet the needs and interests of the community. Set up/take down for various events. Hours worked will range from 25 to 28 hours per week or as needed for special events.

Supervision Received Reports to the Athletic Coordinator

Requirements of Work Education: High School diploma

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist with overseeing recreational activities and monitoring participants • Assist with recreation sports and program's daily operations. • Responsible for the issuance, care and maintenance of receation supplies and equipment.
• Establishs and maintains positive working relationships with schools, public agencies, and community organizations to provide quality programs to the community. • Assist in marketing recreation programs and events. • Adheres to safety practices, and ensures participants do the same
• Performs under various weather conditions. • Work harmoniously and cooperatively with fellow employees and the public. • Check all rooms before recreational use begins and after. • Check all facility doors and lights to ensure they are locked and lights off at end of events and upon exiting the building. • Monitors inventory of sports supplies • Perform all job duties as assigned

Qualifications • Experience working in a recreational facility • Knowledge of organized recreational and athletic activities • Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to avoid inappropriate conversations.

Necessary Special Requirements Valid driver’s license; ability to pass a drug screen and background check. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds or more.

All interested candidates should submit a resume and apply online at

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 Village of Richton Park


Dawn Davis

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $16.00 - $19.00/hr

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Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent. Must be at least 18 years old. Associates’ Degree in Turf Management, Horticulture, Urban Forestry or related field preferred. Minimum of three years of experience in related field or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training. Must be able to obtain Illinois Pesticide Applicator’s license in turf, ornamentals and right of way within 6 months of hire. Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License and be able to provide own transportation. Mechanical knowledge preferred. Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Must be CPR/AED certified within 6 months of hire. Type of Position: Full-time Hours: 40 hours/week Over-time may be required. Nonexempt

Job Summary:

The Maintenance Parks & Athletic Fields/Grounds employee must be sufficiently skilled to perform a wide variety of tasks without supervision such as park, turf and landscape maintenance and recreation support activities. Employee will be on call and must have the ability to lead and supervise seasonal employees. This is an at-will position.

Essential Job Functions: 1. Gain knowledge and understanding of District policies and procedures and see that they are adhered to at all times.

Remove all garbage from all playing fields and park areas.

Mow and trim all athletic fields and other park turf areas weekly during the growing season, using tractors, hand mowers and trimmers.

Establish and maintain turf through scheduled seeding, fertilizing, weed control, sod laying aeration and irrigation requirements.

Responsible for layout, striping and maintaining soccer, softball, football, lacrosse and baseball fields.

Plant and trim trees, shrubs and flowers, maintain landscape beds.

Remove snow from parking lots, sidewalks and throughout the District as needed.

Repair damaged recreational items such as tennis court nets, basketball courts, soccer goals, playground equipment and shelters.

Organize, prioritize and direct multiple projects, labor and equipment needs.

Responsible for the operation and preventive maintenance on equipment such as checking fuel levels, cleaning and inspections, greasing, etc.

Document man-hours and materials used on work orders to specific job requirements.

Support and maintain collaborative efforts with internal and external customers and organizations.

Assist in managing overall work plan of park maintenance.

Clean and maintain pavilions and other facilities as assigned.

Responsible for, but not limited to, managing the safety and cleanliness of property and equipment, and property from wear, damage and vandalism, etc.

Accurately determine and perform minor mechanical repair needs and estimate the time required to complete repairs.

Comply with the District’s Dress Code by coming to work in clean, presentable clothing.

Attend district-wide, crisis and staff trainings as required.

Attend workshops and seminars pertaining to employee’s position, as needed, for new ideas, developments, and techniques.

Administer, observe and follow all District safety policies and regulations as the safety of staff and participants is of utmost importance and a continuing responsibility of all employees. Immediately notify the Risk Manager of any safety hazards in District buildings, grounds and facilities.

The District encourages its employees to take an active role in the appearance of the District i.e. pick up litter throughout the buildings, grounds and facilities of the District.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Psychological Considerations:

Capable of communicating and working as a team with all levels of park district staff, volunteers, business partners and the public. Possess a clear understanding of District operations and the commitment involved. Ability to delegate work, where appropriate, in order to accomplish the Values & Mission of the District. Ability to oversee and maintain District assets. Ability to work independently to produce quality and accurate work on a timely basis and resolve issues as they arise. Must be punctual and dependable. Ability to organize and maintain files and records. Ability to recognize priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations. Ability to accept constructive criticism and/or supervision. Should possess enthusiasm and drive with a desire to accomplish goals and objectives. Ability to be flexible and adaptable to new situations. Ability to organize, prepare and present information in verbal and written form. Ability to maintain a safe environment for staff and the public. Cognitive Considerations:

Employee must be able to follow directions and communicate both verbally and in writing. Employee must possess general knowledge of the recreation industry. Employee must be able to represent the Lemont Park District in a professional manner in all circumstances. Employee must possess knowledge of budgeting procedures and techniques and daily records management as applicable to the position. Employee must possess time management and organizational skills to effectively perform his/her job responsibilities. Employee must have the ability to understand and respect confidential information. Employee must possess good problem solving skills and have the capacity to act rationally and calmly including high stress and/or emergency situations. Employee must have the ability to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationship with subordinates and team members and to promote and maintain high morale and enthusiasm. Employee must possess knowledge of general office machines. Employee must possess computer skills required for the position held. Employee must identify potential unsafe conditions and notify appropriate District personnel. Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, some bending, kneeling and reaching items off floor and high shelves is required. Performing repetitive hand/arm movements as when hammering, drilling, or sawing. Climbing ladders and reaching to perform work, such as changing light bulbs or painting. Sitting for sustained periods of time when operating a tractor. Lifting and moving with loads for long periods of time, as when stocking store rooms. Walking and bending for sustained periods of time, as when working on pumps and motors or bending to pick up litter. Standing for sustained periods of time while checking area/equipment, etc. Reading hand written information and writing legibly. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Employee must have the physical agility to maintain mobility from site to site, and be able to perform heavy manual tasks (a thorough pre-employment physical examination will be required after conditional job offer).

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be exposed to noise distractions from employees or equipment operation in adjacent work areas. Employee may be required to work both inside and outside during various environmental conditions, such as, but not limited to, rain and mud, extremely hot and cold temperatures, exposure to dust, fumes, dirt, noise, insect bites and exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Hours & Pay:

The Parks & Athletic Fields Specialist (Level II) works a schedule of Monday through Friday (7 am to 3:30 pm) This is an hourly position and is based on a 40-hour work week with some evening and weekend work expected. Hourly wage is between $16.00-$19.00/hr DOQ. Including excellent benefit package.

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 Lemont Park District


Jason Khuen

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $65,040 - $72,357 DOQ

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HIRING SALARY RANGE $65,040 - $72,357

FULL SALARY RANGE $65,040 - $94,309




ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Investigates and resolves application functionality related issues and provides first level support and troubleshooting of Village application systems.

Supports end users in resolving technical issues with the New World ERP system. Facilitates technical support with vendors as needed.

Maintains databases such as (Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access) and information libraries.

Maintains user credentials in all Village systems including the creation, modification, removal and archiving of user identities and files. Documents all changes to user accounts.

Maintains Microsoft Active Directory users, groups, computers and access permissions. Ensures synchronization to Azure Active Directory is operating and resolves any issues.

Maintains a system of controls to ensure the accuracy, integrity and security of data, backup and disaster recovery systems, stored within the system. Provides user guidance and technical assistance for the resolution of application specific problems.

Develops and maintains operational documentation and training materials.

Assists the Chief Information Officer in preparing the annual budget.

Manages the print service for the organization.

Assist in maintaining database of equipment inventory.

Tracks Information Technology and Capital expenditures; submits payments and manages warranty information for all equipment within the Village.

Maintains the Cisco VoIP telephone system on a daily basis, including but not limited to, adding, moving, and making changes to Cisco Call Manager, Cisco Unity Voicemail, Cisco Emergency Responder, Cisco Attendant Console, and Cisco Presence.

Contacts software/hardware service personnel as necessary.

Participates in on-call rotation for supporting network and end users during non-business hours. Responsibilities include 24 hour on-call support for public safety as needed.

Participates in technical projects such as writing specifications and requirements and/or developing computer programs for specified applications.

Significantly provides input and/or contributes to the development of departmental policies and procedures, and occasional contributes to the development of policies that affect other departments.

Plans and prioritizes daily work schedule and analyzes data to develop own and departmental daily work plans that can involve resolving difficult, technical, and/or administrative issues.

Cross trains on all aspects of all technology systems to provide support to the department.

Adheres to all Village policies and procedures within the department and as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

EDUCATION &/OR EXPERIENCE: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent from a four-year college or technical school with major courses in computer science, computer applications, or equivalent combination of college coursework and practical experience; and a minimum of two (2) years' experience in Microsoft and/or Cisco technologies along with advanced knowledge of network hardware and software support; or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Prior experience supporting New World ERP is preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must possess and maintain in good standing, a valid Illinois driver's license. A Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and/or Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification is preferred.

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 Village of Hanover Park


Dawn Scott

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled