Post & Edit Jobs

Search the online job posting and see if there's something for you. This is the place to find your next career move.

2022 Career Center Rates Career Center User's Guide Career Resources

IPRA Job Board

 Search By Agency

  $56,292 - $70,000 DOQ

Job description fade

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for all operational, programming, managerial and risk management processes for the District’s Aquatics department.    

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Responsible for preparing and maintaining aquatics budgets – Pavilion Aquatics Center Operations, Pavilion Aquatics Center Programs, Rainbow Falls Waterpark Operations, and Rainbow Falls Community Center.  Responsible for meeting financial goals by monitoring expenses and facilitating revenue creation.  Supervise two FT Aquatics Supervisors to ensure safe and productive operations of the District’s aquatics facilities. Work with the Aquatics Maintenance Supervisor to ensure safe and productive operations of mechanical systems, chemical systems, and efficient operations. Maintain supervision of facility operations and maintenance of Pavilion Aquatics Center, Rainbow Falls Waterpark, and Rainbow Falls Community Center. In conjunction with the Aquatics Supervisors, recruit, train and certify seasonal and year round lifeguards in CPR, first aid, and water rescue skills as outlined by Ellis & Associates International Aquatic Safety & Risk Management Consultants.   In conjunction with the Aquatics Supervisors, recruit, train and certify year round swim lesson instructors. Oversee office management of staff including hiring, terminating, assigning, supervising, and evaluating seasonal and year round personnel. Maintain appropriate documentation of safety records, pool records, state reports, staff training, and staff certifications. Maintain state, county, village and PDRMA requirements for the District’s aquatics facilities and Community Center. Evaluate the effectiveness of all aquatics programs and submit recommendations for fee and program change. Responsible for developing and maintaining employee policy and procedure manuals for the aquatics department and Rainbow Falls Community Center.   Responsible for developing and maintaining patron policy and procedure manuals for the District’s aquatics facilities and Rainbow Falls Community Center. Must work with the Rainbow Falls concessionaire to pass inspection with proper requirements. Must work with the Rainbow Falls concessionaire for effective service to the RBF patrons. Responsible for preparation and editing of seasonal brochures and website pages for the Aquatics Department. Overall responsibility of payroll for the entire aquatics department, maintaining employee status forms, and ensuring all staff are performing in a professional, efficient and effective manner.  Works in a collaborative environment with the Rentals Manager on all Aquatics rentals.   Develop detailed reports and analysis and make recommendations for continuous improvements and program changes. Develop and maintain operational procedures for security systems and emergency procedures for the District’s Aquatics Department. Provide leadership to staff to ensure communication of facility info and promotion of events. Develop and maintain a long term comprehensive capital improvement program for the District’s Aquatics 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.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Strong written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of aquatics operations. Fairness in dealing with people. Ability to demonstrate effective decision making and problem solving skills. Skilled in working with computers and database programs. Organizational ability. Ability to supervise, organize and create aquatics programs. Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions. Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.  

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Minimum Bachelor’s degree  in the area of recreation or facility management or related field.  3 years full time work experience supervising staff, or equivalent combination of school and work experience, is preferred.   Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Instructor Certification or ability to obtain certification within the first 6 months.   Valid Illinois Drivers License.   Must have AFO certification or ability to obtain certification within the first year.

Read More

 Elk Grove Park District


Christy King

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Job description fade

SUMMARY Assists the Lifestyle Director with reports, paperwork, activities, events, and the day-to-day operations of the Lakeside Lodge at Grand Dominion including answering incoming calls, greeting residents, answering routine questions, and assisting with resident activity/event sign-ups and payments.

Ideal candidate will be a creative, energetic ‘people person’ with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office – specifically Outlook, Excel, Word, and Publisher. Flexibility is key with a willingness to learn.


• Assist Lifestyle Director in coordination of social events, trips, large scale special events, seminars, presentations.

• Participate in the planning, implementation, and promotion of activities to enhance quality of life for all residents.

• Juggle multiple priorities while staying organized.

• Greet residents and guests warmly and professionally.

• Help to create an inviting and welcoming atmosphere within the community

• Maintain website activity and fitness calendar.

• Using computer software & programs, develop registrations for events and trips, prepare deposits, create checklists, etc.

• Creatively develop flyers for events and programs (publisher or CANVA)

• Effectively communicate with staff and residents by phone, email, written memo or in-person.

• Enroll residents in all activities and accept all activity payments.

• Assist in monitoring residents and guests for compliance with Rules & Regulations (requires a working knowledge of this document)


• Ability to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties.)

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Good organizational skills

• Excellent people skills

• Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information/documents.

• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.

• Confidence to enforce rules of the Lakeside Lodge.

• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

• Strong problem-solving skills

• Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Products. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and skilled at navigating the internet and using cloud-based registration software.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 2-4 years of related experience and/or training (Or equivalent combination of education and experience)

AVAILABILITY 24 - 35 hours per week Monday, Tuesday & Thursday (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) At least one Friday or Saturday evening shift per month In high activity months (spring & summer) occasional added weekday evening

Read More

 Grand Dominion by Del Webb Community Association


Dawn Stangle

 Closing Date

August 22, 2022

 $40,000 - $43,000

Job description fade

The Athletic Supervisor is responsible for the operation and organization of the Maywood Masonic Campus, Athletic program coordination and fitness programmings.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General Administration:
Research, analyze, review, recommend and interpretation of facility and program fees and appropriate policies. Purchase and maintain inventory of supplies and merchandise as required and within adopted guidelines. Attend professional educational training and remain informed on current trends and issues in related areas of responsibilities. Work with sports affiliates for scheduling of fields and completing yearly affiliate agreement.

Personnel Management: Supervision, recruitment, selection, hiring, training, evaluation of staff according to adopted policies. Organize or conduct appropriate safety trainings for staff and volunteers. Establish personnel quality control systems for ensuring customer satisfaction. Maintain accurate payroll and personnel records.

Planning: Evaluate customer/community interests and assess needs, make recommendation on facilities /programs. Review and recommend independent contractor agreements for various areas of operation. Develop and implement written cooperative agreements with related community user groups.

Public Relations: Maintain daily written and verbal communication with customers, staff agencies, organizations and individuals.Develop and maintain high customer service standards. Work special events in district and attend other community events as requested.

Safety, Health and Loss Control, Be familiar with the district policies. Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks. Responsible for providing all injury, illness and health information required by the Park District. Maintain all AED equipment in the facility.

The position is full-time and salary is dependent on qualifications. Package includes: Medical Coverage, (PPO or HMO), Dental, Prescription, Vision, Life. Paid time off, Professional Membership, Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits.

Send Resume, Reference Letters to Maywood Park District, 921 S. 9th Ave., Maywood, IL. 60153
Attention: Lonette Hall, Executive Director. 708-344-4740 ext. 1

Read More

 Maywood Park District


Lonette Hall

 Closing Date

July 18, 2022

 $20-$23 per hour

Job description fade

Are you looking for a job with a purpose? An opportunity to do good things while getting paid? Look no further than SEASPAR!

We are a special recreation association, which is like a park district just for people with disabilities. We serve twelve communities in eastern DuPage and southern Cook counties, and our home base is in Downers Grove. We offer recreational programming specifically for children and adults with special needs, and we’re looking for kind, patient, energetic people from all backgrounds to help our participants learn, grow, and – most importantly – have fun!

This position supports our EAGLES Adult Day Program, which provides year-round social, educational, and health-focused activities for adults with disabilities.

This is a non-exempt, permanent part-time position located at the Brookfield Municipal Building (8820 Brookfield Ave, Brookfield, IL). Hours for this position are Monday-Friday; 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Why work at SEASPAR? Our work provides real-world experience with lasting benefits (and looks great on a resume). You’ll make new friends in fellow staff and participants. And it’s time that you treat yourself to a role that will make a positive difference in your community.

Interested? Read on for position details, then apply to become a member of Team SEASPAR today!

The SEASPAR EAGLES Site Director is responsible for leading the EAGLES Program. This includes implementing and leading the program daily, providing a safe, learning environment for the participants and staff, assisting the Manager with program planning and lesson plans, and purchasing supplies.

Position Qualifications:
• High School Diploma required; college degree preferred. • Two years direct experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred. • Valid Driver’s License, CPR/First Aid, CPI/Conflict Resolution. Must have these certifications or be able to obtain within six months. • 21 years of age or older and able to perform the job functions independently of others. • Availability to commit to working Monday-Friday approximately 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. year-round with some holiday breaks.

Key Responsibilities:
• Assist EAGLES Manager in the development, planning, and implementation of daily activities for EAGLES participants. • Successfully work with Full-Time staff, EAGLES Support Staff, volunteers, parents, community partners, member entity staff, and individuals with special needs. • Supervise and delegate responsibilities to EAGLES Support Staff and volunteers. • Discuss any concerns or issues with EAGLES Manager. • Supervise and participate in all planned activities.
• Know the physical, mental, and medical limitations of all participants; be prepared to provide appropriate attention to all participants in all situations. • Ensure safety factors relative to program and participant needs. • Know and use proper disciplinary techniques; provide behavior management when necessary. • Be available to listen to parental concerns and answer questions on behalf of SEASPAR or refer questions to administrative staff. • Create weekly lesson plans which include appropriate activities, contacts, and timelines. • Take daily/weekly attendance of staff and participants. • Ensure that the facility/program site as well as any equipment is properly maintained. • Read, understand, and abide by all SEASPAR policies and procedures. • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Marginal Responsibilities:
• Motivate staff and participants to initiate success. Be flexible to change when considering their needs. • Act as an advocate for the participant when necessary. • Provide behavior management when necessary. • Be dependable and punctual. • Encourage participation and development of friendships with other participants in the program. • Gathering, loading, transporting, and setting up equipment if necessary.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: • Worker Traits: Demonstration of enthusiasm, strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with people with disabilities, SEASPAR staff, SEASPAR member entity staff, parents/guardians, participants, and community groups, as well as members of the general public. • Safety and Security: Use good safety awareness, judgment and follow policies; report potentially unsafe conditions; use equipment following manufacturer safety instructions; and follow agency ergonomic policies and procedures. • Problem Solving: Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully, develop alternative solutions; work well in group problem solving situations; use reason even when dealing with emotional topics. • Customer Service: Manage difficult or emotional patron situations; respond promptly to patron needs; solicit patron feedback to improve service; and respond to requests for service and assistance. • Interpersonal Skills: Focus on solving conflict, not blaming; maintain confidentiality; listen to others without interrupting; keep emotions under control; remain open to others’ ideas; and try new things. • Oral Communication: Speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; and participate in meetings. • Written Communication: Write clearly and informatively; edit work for spelling and grammar; be able to interpret written information; and present clear, legible handwriting. • Quality Management: Look for ways to improve and promote quality; and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness. • Judgment: Display willingness to make decisions; exhibit sound and accurate judgment; support and explain reasoning for decisions; and include appropriate people in decision making process. • Planning/Organizing: Prioritize and plan work activities and use time efficiently. • Professionalism: Approach others in a tactful manner; react well under pressure; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accept responsibility for own actions; follow through on commitments. • Adaptability: Adapt to changes in the work environment; manage competing demands; change approach or method as necessary; deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events. • Attendance/Punctuality: Demonstrate consistent attendance and on time arrival; ensure responsibilities are covered when absent; arrive at meetings and appointments on time. • Dependability: Follow instructions; respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; keep commitments; commit to long hours of work when necessary; and complete tasks on time. • Language Skills: Read and interpret documents such as safely rules, operating and maintenance instruction and procedure manuals; write correspondences as necessary; and speak effectively to patrons, coworkers, and supervisors. • Reasoning Ability: Apply common sense understand to carry out detailed by uninvolved written or oral instructions. Solve problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the key responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key responsibilities. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or transfer up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at SEASPAR, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as established by applicable law.

Apply today at:

Read More



Shannon Tovey, Human Resources Manager

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 DOQ - See Below For Details

Job description fade

The Village of Deerfield, Illinois is seeking applications for the position of Maintenance Operator Trainee or Maintenance Operator I within the Public Works Water Division. Under the direction of the Water Foreman, or crew leader, the Maintenance Operator is responsible to perform a variety of general labor duties such as water main break repairs, water service line repairs, fire hydrant operation and repairs, removal and replacement of asphalt and concrete materials, landscaping, snow and ice control, and a variety of other miscellaneous duties. The MO in the Water Division may be called on to assist Sewer Division personnel. Knowledge of SCADA system operations is desirable.

Position and salary will be dependent on years of experience.

Maintenance Operator Trainee – Requires 1 year of experience, $56,782 - $70,145

Maintenance Operator I – Requires 5 years of experience, $66,673 - $82,358

$2,500 signing bonus for new hire who currently possesses a valid CDL Class A Driver’s License with airbrake and tanker endorsement.

For a complete job description and application information, please visit Applications can be submitted online via the Village website. The position will close Friday, July 8.

Read More

 Village of Deerfield


Desiree van Thorre

 Closing Date

July 8, 2022