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 $60,000- $70,000/year

Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning public agency that provides its 80,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational programs, classes, events, as well as facilities, parks and open spaces!
The Supervisor of Aquatics is responsible for assisting the Manager of Aquatics & Fitness with district-wide recruiting, hiring, training and ongoing in-service training of all aquatics staff (includes five locations: The Water Works, Atcher Island, Meineke Pool, Bock Pool, and Volkening Lake). They are responsible for overseeing aquatic programs and swim lessons as well as management of The Water Works (August-May), Atcher Island, and Bock Pool. The Supervisor of Aquatics directly oversees one full-time employee; the Supervisor of Parties, Rentals, and Special Events and has indirect oversight over those program areas. Act as Manager-on-Duty at CRC as required.
Qualified applicants will have a bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sport Management, Hospitality, or Business Administration. At least three (3) years related experience along with prior supervisory experience required. Experience with Jeff Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Training Program preferred. We will provide the following training and certifications (must be able to acquire within 1st year of employment): Lifeguard Instructor certification, Food Service & Sanitation Certificate, AFO, CPO (preferred), CPR, AED, and First Aid Instructor certification. Valid Illinois driver’s license required.
This is a full-time year-round exempt position. Target hiring range is $60,000 - $70,000 per year DOQ (depending on qualifications). Work schedule is generally Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5pm, with occasional nights and weekend as may be required. Our full-time benefits package includes:
·         Free and/or discounted Park District classes, programs, events, and memberships for you and your immediate family!
·         Medical Insurance
·         NEW! Zero Card
·         Dental Insurance
·         Vision Insurance
·         FSA Healthcare
·         FSA Dependent Care
·         Basic Life Insurance
·         Voluntary Life Insurance
·         AFLAC Indemnity Plans
·         IMRF Pension (Retirement, Disability, Life)
·         457 Retirement Plan (Nationwide)
·         Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Floating Holidays, and Sick Time
·         Employee Wellness Programs and Incentives
·         Employee Recognition Programs
** Position will be open until filled. ** Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. **
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 Schaumburg Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $75,000+, DOQ

Incorporated in 1955 and encompassing more than 454 acres, the Mt. Prospect Park District provides outstanding recreational programs, events, parks, facilities and services. With seven primary facilities and 27 neighborhood parks, the Park District is an integral part of a thriving multi-generational community. District open space includes two outdoor pools, biking and walking paths, a dog park and sizable space for outdoor athletic programming. The District covers over 11 square miles and serves a region of over a quarter million residents in Mount Prospect and surrounding communities.

We are searching for a full-time Project Manager. Under the direction of the Director of Parks and Planning, the the Project Manager is responsible for planning, design, development, and bidding of various development projects.

Interested candidates should submit an application via Frontline applicant tracking at:  
Or, you can visit us at – click on Job Opportunities at the top right of the page and then look under Vacancies for the Administration/Project Manager job posting. 

The starting annualized salary for the Project Manager is $75,000+, depending on qualifications. Plus, we offer a generous benefits package including medical, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability (IMRF), life insurance, VSP-vision discount program, pension (IMRF), 457 deferred compensation plan, paid time off, and park district facility discounts and usage benefits. 

Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. 


Prepare bid specifications and documents to assist the District with the public bidding process. Review plans and specifications.

Research topics related to landscape and turf materials, hardscaped components, plant species, facility mechanical equipment, and playground equipment.

Oversee construction administration in conjunction with consultants, including review of product submittals, process payment requests, and create purchase orders, as required.

Assist with grant applications for both state and federal grant projects. Prepare grant progress reports.

Assists in department and Capital budget planning.

Monitor project costs including change orders to maintain the project is within budget.

Assist with the preparation of schematic design, design development and construction document plans, specifications and cost estimates with staff and consultants.

Review, supervise and inspect the construction/renovation of park and facility improvements to ensure specification compliance, satisfactory completion and provide direction to staff and contractors involved in projects. Make regular site visits and prepare punch lists.

Ensure completion of necessary reviews, permits, approvals, zoning changes and compliance with policies, plans and regulations.

Assist with updating the District’s ADA transition plan including implementation of the District’s ADA related improvements to construction projects. 

Seek input in regard to planning and design functions from other departmental personnel. Plan and conduct public meetings to obtain additional information and solicit public input.

Assist in the development of a tree inventory, removal, and replacement schedule for the District.

Perform site safety and compliance checks to verify projects are being completed per District specifications. 

Prepare District replacement schedules and participate in the development of the District’s 10 year CIP.

Attend professional conferences and workshops in related areas of responsibility and for continuing education.

Be proficient in all existing Park District policies, procedures and developments as required.  

Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of Parks and Planning and/or the Executive Director. In an emergency, perform all duties as required.


Experience in Park Management, Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, or related field, plus three or more years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Professional work experience in a municipal setting is a plus.

Must have the ability to obtain a CPSI certification and maintain throughout employment with the District, if requested.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, database software, internet and website portals. Knowledge of AutoCAD is a plus. 

Must have a working knowledge of planning projects and preparing related designs, estimates and specifications. 

Must be able to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other supervisors and subordinate employees. Must be able to work harmoniously with fellow employees, patrons, community groups and other units of local government. 

Must have the capacity to be self-motivated and achieve goals with minimal supervision or direction.

Must be able to follow directions and communicate both orally and in writing. Must be able to communicate effectively to allow for coordination of work, safety and in emergency situations as needed.

Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License and have the ability to commute between parks and facilities.


Sitting for sustained periods of time while completing work.

Repetitive hand/arm movements such as when working on a computer keyboard, calculator, etc.

Some bending, kneeling and reaching for items off the floor and high shelves.

Ability to lift 25+ pounds for supplies and other items.

The general work area is an indoor, smoke-free environment with controlled temperature and fluorescent lighting.

Occasional exposure to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions while supervising employees or attending job-related activities at locations away from the office.

Infrequent exposure to cleaning materials and office supplies.

Capacity to work in a high-stress environment under multiple deadlines and with frequent interruptions.

Due to the needs of the Park District, evening, weekend, and holiday hours may be required.  Your work schedule may vary and your workweek may exceed 40 hours at times.

Nothing contained herein shall preclude or limit the Park District from changing this written job description through addition, deletion, or modification of essential job duties.

The Mt. Prospect Park District is an equal opportunity employer.

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 Mt. Prospect Park District


Mary Kiaupa

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $26.50/hr - $31.00/hr DOQ

Who we are?  
The Deerfield Park District was formed in 1951 with a mission to provide outstanding parks, services, facilities, and recreation programs that enrich lives, promote healthy living, and provide memorable experiences. The Park District has over 25 parks and facilities including the Deerfield Golf Club, Sachs Recreation Center, Patty Turner Center, Jewett Park Community Center, Mitchell Pool and Deerspring Pool. The Park District employs an average of 300 staff with over 500 seasonally. The district maintains a modern, well-designed environment and is an IAPD/IPRA Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency and a two-time National Gold Medal Finalist in the last two years. For additional information visit us at
What is the opportunity?    
Our Parks Foreman is an integral position within the Parks Team at the Deerfield Park District.  It allows you to showcase your trades and maintenance skills, along with leading projects and staff along with assisting in the organization of daily work assignments.  
Overview of Key Responsibilities   
The Parks Foreman has wide variety of essential duties including but not limited to:  
**Performs semi-skilled carpentry, painting, dry-wall, plumbing, electrical, welding, concrete and other related maintenance skills.  
**Skillful and safe operation of vehicles, equipment and tools such as tractors, riding mowers, skid steer, backhoe, woodchipper, chain saws, landscape equipment, power tools, etc.   
** Installation, inspection, repairs, painting and maintenance of playgrounds and equipment.  
**Installation, maintenance and repair of fencing, signage and athletic equipment such as tennis and volleyball nets and posts, basketball and soccer goals, etc.  
**General building maintenance such as cleaning, painting, repairing roofs, soffits, siding, decks, doors, windows, etc.  
**General maintenance of parks, landscaping, buildings, playgrounds and athletic fields.  
**Maintenance and repair of hard surface courts, pathways, sidewalks, trails and parking lots.  

Marginal Functions     
**Turf maintenance such as: mowing, trimming, fertilizing, aerating, irrigation, overseeding, installation of sod and establishment of new turf.  
**Application of chemical controls, including pre-emergent and post-emergent herbicides, fungicides and insecticides.  
What qualifications are needed?   
**High School Diploma plus specialized training (classes, seminars) in park management, sports turf management, horticulture, arbor culture, carpentry or general construction experience.  
**Ability to obtain and maintain Certified Playground Safety Inspector and Chain Saw certifications.  
**Ability to obtain and maintain an Illinois Dept. of Agriculture Pesticide Operator’s License.  
**Valid driver’s license required; CDL license preferred.  

Scheduling, pay and benefits  
Full-Time, Non-Exempt Position.   

Hours are M – F, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Due to the nature of this position it is sometimes necessary to amend work hours to include evenings or additional days during the week.  

Excellent benefit package including: Retirement Plan/Paid days off (vacation, sick, holiday), medical, dental and life insurance, free annual fitness center pass, pool pass and free and/or subsidized Park District activities and events for employee and family members. And much more.  

Apply online at   
A full job description will be provided during the interview process.  

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 Deerfield Park District


Jay Zahn

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting at $47,000 (DOE)

Job Overview:
Coordinate, supervise, and review the logistics and entertainment of a variety of high quality programs and events including an outdoor market, adult arts programming, seasonal offerings, and large community events.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsibilities include the development and management of high quality special events, support and supervision of adult cultural arts offerings, and other duties and projects
  • Prioritize, plan, coordinate, implement, supervise, budget, and evaluate a varied and strategic offering of special events throughout the year, including Oswego Country Market and contribution to the community festival, PrairieFest
  • Research and initiate new special events
  • Manage personnel administration
  • Maximize the effective use of facilities for programs and activities
  • Contribute to the development of marketing plans for new and existing events and programs through website management, social media, and onsite marketing
  • Effectively communicate with staff, volunteers, businesses, and community officials
  • Attain volunteers for PrairieFest
  • Recruit, evaluate, guide, hold accountable contracted services
  • Provide resources and assistance for other district events
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Education, Experience & Training:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Event Planning, related field or equivalent experience
  • Three years of increasing responsibilities in event planning
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to see and assimilate information from varied sources and make decisions consistent with the goals, values, and vision of the District
  • Ability to plan, organize and provide leadership to employees that will give them the tools necessary to fulfill the goals of the Department and the District
  • Ability to demonstrate management and supervisory skills
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Possess decision-making, conflict resolution, negotiation, and organizational
  • Work independently and as a team member of the supervisory and administrative staff and community groups
  • Understand and exhibit behavior consistent with stated values of the park district
40 hours per week, varies, some weekends and evenings required

How to Apply:
To apply for this opportunity please visit our careers page at and click on the "Apply for This Job" button on the right hand side.

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 Oswegoland Park District


Keith Zalewski

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $115,393.00 - $141,369.00 annually

Assistant Director of Human Resources
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Interviews will be conducted as applications are received.  This position will remain open until filled.
STARTING SALARY RANGE:  $115,393.00 - $141,369.00 annually dependent on qualifications. The salary range for this position is $115,393.00 - $167,345.00 .
Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
This position has managerial and technical responsibilities in all human resource (HR) management programs including recruitment, policy administration, worker’s compensation and risk management, HR document management, training and professional development, employee and labor relations, employee benefits and wellness programs, classification and compensation management, Human Resource Information System (HRIS), Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), and the development of the human resources strategic plan, practices, and objectives.  This position works closely with other departments to resolve employee relations issues through performance documentation and corrective action. 
1.    Assists the Director of Human Resources with day-to-day oversight of the Human Resources Department including the overall administration and operations of the Human Resources department.
2.    Assists with the overall administration of employee and labor relations to include collective bargaining agreement negotiations and administration, grievances, arbitration, and unfair labor practices.  Conducts studies and investigations into matters affecting employees and the workplace.  Offers recommendations and action plans to resolve issues.
3.    Oversees the village’s overall talent management and compensation plans.
4.    Recommends opportunities to improve and align supporting systems to maintain an integrated approach to talent management and compensation.
5.    Oversees the employee benefits, wellness program and Healthy U and Employee Engagement Committee initiatives.  Ensures that recommendations for various programs will positively impact overall claims and cost.
6.    Oversees the recruitment process to ensure compliance with village hiring practices and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
7.    Develops policy and administrative protocols applicable to employees.  Monitors policy/practice to ensure compliance with state and federal laws or regulations.  
8.    Responsible for human resources records administration for the organization.
9.    Oversees unemployment compensation claims administration, worker’s compensation, risk, and safety programs.
10.    Assists with administration of the HR department budget and position control.
11.    Performs other duties as assigned.

1.    Bachelor’s degree in human resource management, business administration, organizational development, public administration, or related field.
2.    Master’s degree preferred.  If candidate does not possess a master’s degree at time of hire, they must obtain it within five years of employment/promotion.
3.    A minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative human resources experience in several of the following:  employee relations, HRIS, labor relations, compensation, benefit administration, recruitment, workers’ compensation, risk management, or training.
4.    A minimum of two years of managerial experience coordinating a range of activities undertaken by others that involve directing, monitoring, and evaluating performance of staff is preferred.
5.    Professional certification is highly desired.
6.    Proficiency with current computer software systems. 
The Village of Schaumburg has a competitive benefit package which includes: flexible benefit Section 125 plan including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and more.
Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications.  Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen (including cannabis).

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 Village of Schaumburg


Samantha Edwards

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled