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 Starting Salary Range: $21.00/HR - $23.88/HR

Working Hours: The Graphic Designer is a part time non- exempt position working varied hours remotely.

Summary: The Graphic Designer is responsible for design work of all Park District communication and marketing materials.

Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years of experience in graphic design, with Park District experience preferred. Computer experience in Adobe Creative Cloud, Google Suite, Constant Contact, Calameo, and website content management.

Immediate Supervisor: The Graphic Designer reports to the Executive Director and Director of Recreation.

Essential Functions:
1. Communicate with the Executive Director regularly on Park District matters. 2. Develop 4 seasonal program guides. 3. Develop and update program flyers, forms, and promotional pieces. 4. Oversee the “Branding” of the Park District, including design and use of logos. 5. Perform any duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Psychological Considerations: 1. Ability to work effectively in a climate of political assertiveness and interaction, requiring timely administrative responsiveness and flexibility. 2. Must be able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment. 3. Must be able to deal with people under stressful and demanding situations.

Physiological Considerations: 1. Perform tasks that require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching, and sitting. 2. Perform lifting tasks up to 25 pounds.

Environmental Considerations: Most activities are performed indoors; these conditions include lighting, humidity, and temperature.

Cognitive Considerations: The Graphic Designer must exhibit good problem-solving ability and good judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District.

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 River Forest Park District


Michael Sletten
708-366-6660 x101

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $44,500 - $52,000; or negotiable based on qualifications.

Legacy Golf Course Manager/ PGA Professional Job Description

Summary The purpose of this position is to supervise and direct the operation, management, and maintenance of the Granite City Park District’s Legacy Golf Course.

The Golf Pro/Manager is responsible for promoting the game of golf through operational structure and programming that provides an excellent environment for all guests. The benchmark for success in this role is excellent standards of service, operations, cleanliness, and safety.

This role reports to the Director of Parks and Recreation and exercises supervision over all full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees at the golf course.

Responsibilities • Knowledge and experience to operate and maintain an 18 (eighteen) hole Park District golf course, range, golf cart fleet, a pro shop and concessions operation stocked with sufficient inventory. • Supervise, direct, train and maintain a staff of professional employees to perform all duties and meet all requirements for the golf course maintenance, sales, rentals, and services that are necessary for golf course operations. • Plan and coordinate, in conjunction with the golf course Superintendent, all course maintenance and capital improvement projects including, but not limited to: chemical application of fertilizer, seeding, mowing, weed eating, tree trimming; maintenance of all flower beds, lots, cart paths, and the clubhouse; and all maintenance of equipment and irrigation systems throughout the golf course grounds. • Project the needs for equipment, materials, and supplies. Assist in the preparation of specifications, estimates and bids for machinery, equipment, golf course maintenance and contractor services. • Maintain and manage the tee time reservation system that will optimize the use of the golf course. • Actively promote special events and tournaments. • Respond to all requests and complaints regarding all operation and maintenance of the golf course, and the conduct of personnel and patrons. • Initiate and implement all safety regulations and procedures. • Provide reports to the Director of Parks and Recreation indicating activity of the golf course. • Should become a Certified Food Manager and Illinois BASSET alcohol certified within 30 days of hire date. Certifications should be maintained upon initial completion. Responsible for maintaining all staff certification requirements and scheduling necessary training. • Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications • College degree preferred or any combination of training, education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. • PGA/LPGA Profession Certification completion required. • Two to five years of related supervisory experience in the field of golf course management/operations preferred. • The ability to utilize all Microsoft Office programs. • Valid First Aid/CPR certification required within six months of hire. • Valid driver’s license. • Residency within the Granite City Park District is required within six months of hire date.

Scheduling and Pay This is a full-time position. Scheduling is generally Monday-Friday; involvement with programs and events will require some evening, weekend, and holiday hours. Salary range is $44,500 - $52,000; or negotiable based on qualifications.

Benefits • Medical, dental, vision coverage • Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund • Optional: Nationwide Retirement Solutions- 457 Plan • Vacation after one-year • Sick days

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 Granite City Park District


Justin Brinkmeyer

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $18.48 - $23.66 per hour

For more information and to apply please visit our website at:

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for the overall management of administrative office functions, and support for the Parks & Planning Department.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Administrator; to include analysis of data, reporting, and data entry for the work order system. Assists the Director of Parks & Planning, Superintendent of Parks & Facilities, Planning Division Staff, Grounds Maintenance Division Staff and Facility Maintenance Division Staff in day to day functions, and overall department communications. Manages internal and external customer communications, and inquiries regarding park or facility maintenance issues. Manages internal and external customer satisfaction measurements within Parks & Planning Department. Develops processes for excellence in administrative standards. Develops and maintain a centralized file system, and oversee records management for the Parks & Planning Department. Integrate files with other departments as required. Maintains safety records, forms, reports, and work plan calendars for the Parks & Planning Department. Performs the job safely and in compliance with district policies, procedures, work and safety rules. Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS Provides assistance with the bidding process. Provides assistance with the grant writing process. Attends Maintenance Safety Team Meetings. Attends Parks & Planning Department Meetings. Coordinates department meetings. Prepares board reports and presentations. Maintains an understanding of all maintenance services provided. Cross trains and provide back up customer support for the Administration Building. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Ability to work in a team based environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Power Point. Must be able to demonstrate good organizational skills. Knowledge of general office procedures. Knowledge of general office machinery. Ability to work and communicate effectively (orally and in writing) with internal and external customers. Ability to analyze data systems/processes and implement improvements. Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High school diploma with five years experience in office/administrative work or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Business/management certification helpful.

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 Elk Grove Park District


Christy King

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 17.00 - $22.00/hourly Depending Upon Qualifications

Our District is seeking a team member who will be responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of the District’s DCFS preschool programs, early childhood classes and camps. Selected individual will assist with recruiting, training, supervising and evaluating part-time staff and volunteers. Will work closely with class participants, parents and staff in order to maintain excellent customer satisfaction.

Qualifications: Requires two to three years related child development experience with children ages birth to five years in a child development institution, as well as a working knowledge of early childhood developmental stages and behavioral techniques. Selected individual should possess a high level of social skills, initiative, enthusiasm, multi-tasking abilities, cooperation, as well as the ability to exercise good judgement and discretion. An intermediate level of written and verbal communication in the English language is required as well as knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be CPR/AED Certified, or have the ability to become certified (through the Park District) within 90 days of hire. A valid Illinois Driver’s License is required in order to drive a District vehicle.

In the absence of the supervisor, will serve as the acting Director for our licensed facility and must meet the standards under DCFS (Department of Children and Family Services) which includes a minimum age requirement of twenty one (21).

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Sports and Tourism; Early Childhood Development or related field with a minimum of 21 early childhood semester hours. Certified Park and Recreation Professional preferred.

Availability: This is a twelve (12) month position. The approximate work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:45am through 3:00pm with occasional afternoons. Work week will average approximately thirty (30) hours.


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 Park Ridge Park District


Julie Greve

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $55,000 starting rate + experience

Responsible for program and facility management and supervisory oversight with the planning, directing, evaluating, and staffing of aquatic programs, ice programs and related facilities. Responsible for training part-time staff. Hours may fluctuate based on programs and special events; holiday, evening, and/or weekend work may apply to cover operational hours and needs.


  • A comprehensive benefits package includes participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage (also available to dependents), life insurance, 457 deferred compensation plan, and flex spending. Also offers paid vacation, holidays and sick leave, along with a variety of District recreational benefits.

Job Summary

  • Design, develop, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate the implementation of and provide program oversight for aquatic, ice, and facility programming within the Northbrook Park District

  • Supervise the operations of Meadowhill Aquatics Center and Sports Center Pool to include scheduling, staffing, programming, and rental of facilities

  • Coordinate and schedule all aspects of the Sports Center Ice facility reservations (use of the Sports Center ice rink and rooms); communicate facility reservation and rental needs with internal and external individuals and departments to ensure user satisfaction

  • Work with affiliate groups and independent contractors, which may include, but is not limited to, reserving facility space, preparing schedules, and submitting invoices

  • Coordinate the implementation and provide day-to-day operational oversight of adult hockey league, youth hockey, summer hockey camp, speedskating, public skate, open hockey sessions, and special events

  • Recruit, select, hire, train, supervise and evaluate part-time and seasonal staff and volunteers; monitor and approve staff work hours and overtime expenditures; compile and review all necessary paperwork; continuously develop staff by providing feedback

  • Prepare the budget for areas of program and facility responsibility; execute and maintain operations within the confines of the approved budget allotment; continually monitor and evaluate expenses and revenue

  • Create and administer operational/procedural-based training for staff and volunteers

  • Develop procedures for programs and/or facility operations as needed or as required

  • Monitor and evaluate program performance to include program site visits, enrollment trends, patron wants and needs, and cost/profit margin with a focus on continued growth and development while ensuring competitive program pricing

  • Coordinate with Parks Department on aquatic facility set-up, maintenance, and repairs.

  • Ensure aquatics operational standards are in place as set by PDRMA Loss Control Review, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), and StarGuard, including performing periodic safety and other inspections

  • Serve as liaison to assigned affiliate programs, vending and concession vendors

  • Manage program and/or event contracts/agreements based on need with program oversight; confirm proper documents are received and meet the District’s contractual and insurance specifications; ensure terms of the contract are being followed; coordinate internal efforts in accordance with the contract/agreement terms to meet service needs

  • Develop and coordinate special events; assist and/or attend special events as required

  • Enforce and communicate safety rules and procedures; address and correct unsafe conditions; address unsafe employee behavior

  • Report any work-related or patron injuries, incidents, or unsafe conditions to supervisor; address unsafe conditions as appropriate; complete or review incident/accident report forms as needed

  • Perform all job tasks in a safe manner

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree with major coursework in Recreation Management or related field, supplemented by a minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of experience in recreation programming. Experience with programming and budget management. Aquatics and/or Ice Facility management/facility experience preferred.

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)

  • Ability to remain current on trends and innovations for areas of responsibility

  • Swim experience with basic mechanical knowledge and comfortable in the water

  • CPR/AED Certification and Instructor Certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire

  • StarGuard Lifeguard Instructor Level II Certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire

  • Certified Pool & Spa Operators Certification (CPO) or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire

  • Food Safety & Sanitation Certificate or ability to obtain within (6) months of hire

  • Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) certification preferred

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements 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 of the job.

  • Required to sit, stand, walk, bend, talk, hear and swim; use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. Specific vision abilities are required and the ability to adjust focus. May occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Uses material handling equipment or staff assistance when lifting and or moving objects 50 pounds or greater.

  • Work is performed mainly in an office setting. May occasionally work indoors in cooler temperatures or in the ice arena. May work outdoors, in warm or cold temperatures, and in direct sunlight for short periods of time. May work outdoors on a pool deck with potentially slippery surface.

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 Northbrook Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled