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Hiring Range: $22.83 - $26.76 DOQ
Hours : Full Time Non-Exempt

Performs skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled aquatic maintenance work and other tasks for Park District parks and facilities.

  • Under supervision of the Aquatic Maintenance Crew Leader, performs daily, weekly and monthly routine pool maintenance. 
  • Performs facility maintenance work as necessary.  Makes routine inspections and preventative maintenance repairs throughout Park District aquatic facilities, including Rainbow Falls Waterpark, Pavilion Aquatics Center, Fountain Square Park, Pavilion Lobby Fountain and Pirates Cove Pebble Pond. 
  • Performs regular inspections of swimming pool mechanical equipment including pumps, motors, filters, chemical feed systems, pool boilers, booster pumps, water slides, interactive water features and water spray pads, etc.
  • Assists with maintaining Health Department inspection reports with local and state agencies. 
  • Assists with maintaining all necessary paperwork on daily operations.
  • Assists with monitoring pool chemical, pool parts, tools and supply inventory.
  • Enforces safety rules at aquatic facilities.
  • 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.
  • Represents the Park District with other agencies and organizations as necessary.
  • Assists other sections and divisions as necessary.
  • Assists in evaluations of facilities, buildings and equipment.
  • Participates in job trainings and staff meetings.
  • Ability to respond quickly to emergency situations.
  • Ability to initiate, coordinate and oversee contracted repairs.
  • Displays an ability to troubleshoot park and facility repairs and construction.
  • Solicits internal and external customer feedback to improve efficiency and customer satisfaction.
  • Performs other duties as necessary including but not limited to daily vehicle and equipment inspection and cleaning, office furniture moving, snow removal, ice making, paving repairs and installation, program and special event support and other tasks as assigned. 
  • General knowledge of operation and maintenance of swimming pool mechanical systems, including but not limited to, filtering, chemical injection, pumping, cleaning, electrical, and plumbing systems; Motors, pumps, filters, chemical feeders, and related mechanical pool equipment; 
  • General knowledge of building trade skills, including but not limited to, methods, materials, tools, and standard practices regarding carpentry, painting, drywall, electrical, plumbing, tiling, concrete and plastering tasks related to installation, maintenance, and repair of buildings and systems.
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, tools and equipment used in trades including operation of specialty tools and gauges required for monitoring and testing systems, including chemical test kits.
  • Knowledge of Federal (EPA) regulations on handling of hazardous chemicals; Federal (OSHA) regulations and city policies regarding safe work practices.
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to possess a valid State of Illinois driver’s license.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions.
  • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of four years of high school.  

Certification in either Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or ability to obtain certification within the first six months of employment.  

Certification in First Aid and CPR or the ability to obtain certification within the first six months of employment.  

Three years’ experience in aquatic maintenance and one year experience in a minimum of two listed below preferred:  

  • Electrical repair/maintenance and HVAC 
  • Carpentry
  • Plumbing
  • Water chemistry maintenance 
  • Mechanical
  • Ceramic tile

 Our full-time benefits package includes:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • FSA Healthcare
  • FSA Dependent Care
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • IMRF Pension (Retirement, Disability, Life)
  • 457 Retirement Plan (Security Benefit)
  • Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • Free and/or discounted Park District classes, programs, events, and memberships for you and your family
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Educational assistance/tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Service Awards

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 Elk Grove Park District


Christy King

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $85,000 - $95,000

Job Title:                     Information Technology Manager
Grade:                         13                                
FLSA:                         Exempt
Department:                Business                                              
Reports to:                  Director of Business 
The IT Manager responsible for the overall management of the installation, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of the Park District’s technology infrastructure and supervises the IT Help Desk Specialist.
SALARY RANGE $85,000 - $95,000 based upon qualification
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • Life insurance (basic & voluntary additional coverage)
  • IMRF Defined Benefit Pension
  • 457 Defined Contribution Plan
  • Paid Time Off (sick, vacation and personal)
  • Medical Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account with Employer Contribution (for applicable HDHP)
  • Park District Facility & Program Discounts
  •  Manage district wide IT Network & Operations. 
  • Maintain and/or oversee the selection and maintenance of the automated office and computer equipment within the Park District including but not limited to servers, laptops, computer equipment, DVRs/NVRs, Cisco Unity Call Manager, Cisco Duo, Cisco & Fortinet Routers, Ubiquity Unifi Access Points, HP Switches, VMware vSphere Manager, Windows Server Environment, Veeam Data Backup, Sentinel One Anti-Virus/EDR, RecTrac recreation management software.
  • Responsible for Cybersecurity initiatives, door access control, system configuration, terminal setups, securing selected programs and network cabling. 
  • Select vendors for equipment service plans and calls for services, as needed.
  • Install and troubleshoot appropriate software.
  • Run regular checks on network and data security.
  • Identify and act on opportunities to improve and update software.
  • Develop and implement IT policy and best practice guides for the organization.
  • Oversee training programs and workshops for staff.
  • Maintain operator logins and passwords.
  • Recommend computer program modifications, as needed, by various Park district users. 
  • Prepare annual technical budget for applicable areas of responsibility.
  • Supervise the hiring, training, and evaluation of the Help Desk Specialist. 
  • Work with Internet Service Providers to ensure network stability and resolve issues/downtime as they occur.  
  • Obtains proposals/quotes for the purchase of computer equipment, software, and supplies. 
  • Work with the Director of Business to develop short and long-term computer development strategy. 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the District’s Strategic Plan.
  • Provide orientation and training to staff.
  • Attend training sessions and classes for professional development.
  • Assist with Special Events – Fall Fest, Dance Idol, etc.
  • Member of a Park District committee, as assigned.
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures, as outlined in the Park District Safety and Crisis Manuals.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned. 
Education:  BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer                      Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering or a related field. 
Experience:                 Candidate with 3-5 years of experience of demonstrated success in computer systems, hardware/software installation or network administration.
Certifications:             CPR and First Aid Certification, Classes available through District upon hire
Valid Illinois Driver’s License
Computer Network Certifications are a plus  
Memory Recall           Readily recalls details of procedures and training - consistently follows established methods in task completion.
Mental Alertness         Demonstrates the ability to increase level of problem solving, building on past experiences.
Technical Skill            Applies education, training, and work experience toward mastery of job requirements.
 Verbal Ability            Communicates technical information to non-technical audience clearly and concisely.
Composure                  Controls temper and effectively manages stress so that it does not interfere with work performance. 
Character Strength      Completes work according to priorities without procrastination over undesirable tasks.  Demonstrates personal integrity in all interactions. Maintains confidentiality.
Emotional Maturity    Willingly accepts a variety of assignments and/or schedules.  Demonstrates patience in dealing with others. Responds positively to requests. 
Interpersonal Skills     Demonstrates skills in developing relationships with others to facilitate the completion of the work. 
Success Orientation    Sets personal standards for quality, quantity, and timeliness of work to challenge self to greater levels of performance.  Improves the way the job is done. 
Teamwork                   Makes contributions towards team success.  Keeps commitments to aid in team accomplishments.
Work Habits                Organizes work to ensure completion of assigned tasks; maintains order and safety.  Adapts priorities to respond to changing circumstances. 
Manual Dexterity:       Work requires regular speed, accuracy and adeptness to operate a limited range of equipment.                                          
Physical Effort:           Work requires handling light and simple weight (typically 25 lbs or less) materials or equipment requiring limited effort.                                        
Working Conditions:  Duties are carried out in an office setting.  Required to travel to facilities in the District on a regular basis.
Hazards:                      Negligible.  Little or no exposure hazards.

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 Des Plaines Park District


Annette Curtis

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $57,000 - $62,000 DOQ

Facilities Supervisor
Under the direction of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Facilities Supervisor is responsible for programming, operations, planning and maintenance of the Athletic & Recreation Center and Memorial Park Concession. This person assists with the production of the seasonal brochures and website. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or related field
  • Experience in planning and executing recreational programming and facility management
  • Basic understanding of an operating budget
  • Staff Management experience
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan, implement and evaluate facilities
  • Plan, implement and evaluate all District concession operations
  • Assist Superintendent of Recreation in developing and tracking the facilities budget. This includes, but is not limited to janitorial supplies, workout equipment and recreation center needs
  • Evaluate equipment and submit purchase requests each season
  •  Coordinates the maintenance and cleaning of the recreation center and concession stand with the maintenance staff
  • Submit information for the monthly recreation Board Report
  • Recommends and maintains facility management plans, procedures, and customer service standards
  • Oversee the complete operation, repair, maintenance, and upgrading of the recreation center, including all membership services and fitness equipment contracts
  • Oversee installment billing operations at the fitness center 
  • Oversee hiring, training, supervising, scheduling and evaluation of staff. Staff may include but may not be limited to fitness center staff, ARC support staff, concession workers, Lily Pad attendants and facility maintenance 
  • Manage the Lily Pad Splash Park staff and operations
  • Serve as a substitute for employees when needed
  • Assist with public relations/marketing Recreation Center
  • Attend conferences and meetings to further recreation knowledge
  • Evening, weekend, and holiday hours will be required
  • Assist with all staff special events
  • Must perform assigned tasks in a safe manor and follow safety policies and procedures. 
  • Other duties as assigned
Psychological Considerations
  • May feel stress from being held responsible for quality recreational facilities
  • Must resolve differences and problems with patrons and staff.
  • Must be able to deal with participants with all types of needs
  • Must be able to accept the responsibility of being the only employee in the building
Physiological Considerations
  • May encounter long periods of sitting, standing.
  • May have to do moderate lifting of up to 50 pounds
  • May have to work in all weather conditions
Environmental Considerations
  • May be exposed to varying Indoor lighting and temperature
Cognitive & Safety Considerations
  • Must be organized
  • Able to maintain organized records 
  • Must exhibit good problem-solving ability, be flexible, organized, and use good judgment

  • Paid Individual Health Insurance
  • Paid Holidays & Time Off
  • Paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Free/Discounted Park District Programs
  • IMRF Position
Please email cover letter, resume and references to Jennifer Yuska at

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 Midlothian Park District


Jennifer Yuska

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $60,000 - $70,000 DOE

Scope of Work:
The position of Golf Facilities Manager at 390 Golf Experience entails a wide range of administrative, supervisory, and professional responsibilities in the efficient operation and management of the 390 Golf Experience facility. As the Golf Facilities Manager, you will play a crucial role in various key areas. Including the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of our dedicated team of Full-Time, Part-Time and Seasonal staff.  You will develop, implement and evaluate golf and recreational programs and services.  You will work closely with the Marketing Team.  In addition, you will actively contribute to the development and implementation of strategies to enhance customer satisfaction, ensuring that our patrons' needs are met to the highest standards. You will also be the point of contact for addressing customer inquiries and concerns, and resolving any issues promptly and effectively. You will guide and collaborate with our partners (food & beverage, and golf instruction). You will need to cover for shift leader/supervisor when necessary.

Work Location:
390 Golf Experience, 1051 N. Prospect Ave., Bldg. B and other Park District facilities and program and event locations as required.
390 Golf Experience Hours of Operation:
Monday – Wednesday –       11:00am – 9:00pm
Thursday –                             11:00am – 10:00pm
Friday –                                  11:00am – 11:00pm
Saturday –                              10:00am – 11:00pm
Sunday -                                 10:00am – 9:00pm

Contact with others:
This position involves everyday internal and external contacts, with the expectation of role modeling cooperative and effective working relationships. This position will deal with customers requiring more time and resources and must be able to effectively listen, react and follow-up on inquiries and complaints. This position will serve as back-up to the Director of Golf Operations.

Received - Work is under the general direction of the Director of Golf Operations
Exercised - This position is responsible for overseeing Full-Time, Part-Time and Seasonal employees. The position will work with our contractual partners in our Food & Beverage area as well as our golf instruction area.

Essential Job Functions:
·         Provide comprehensive operational oversight and support of the day-to-day management of the facility. This includes coordinating and supervising staff activities, ensuring adherence to established procedures, and maintaining a safe and organized environment.
·         Staff Management: Responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising a team of full-time, part-time and seasonal staff. Foster a positive work environment by providing guidance, feedback, and professional development opportunities. Conduct performance evaluations and address any performance issues promptly and appropriately.
·         Customer Service: Enhance customer satisfaction by actively engaging with patrons, addressing inquiries, concerns, and feedback in a timely and professional manner. Strive to exceed customer expectations by maintaining a welcoming atmosphere and delivering exceptional service.
·         Conducts market and trend research and presents innovative recommendations for facility management and programming
·         Shift Leader/Supervisor: Assume the responsibilities of the Shift Leader/Supervisor as required, ensuring smooth operations and resolving any emergent issues. Act as a point of contact for staff, customers, and external vendors, and make informed decisions to maintain the overall functioning of the facility.
·         Administrative Tasks: Perform a variety of administrative duties, such as scheduling, inventory management, and record-keeping. Assist the Director of Golf in the development and implementation of policies and procedures to improve operational efficiency and ensure compliance with relevant regulations.
·         Events and Promotions: Collaborate with the marketing team, and Event Sales Coordinator, to plan and execute events, Leagues, memberships, promote programs, services special events and promotional activities. Coordinate logistics, manage registrations, and provide on-site support to ensure successful and memorable experiences for participants and attendees.  Works with Marketing team on Brochure content.
·         Equipment Maintenance: Oversee troubleshooting of golf equipment, ball picker and blower system. Communicate any issues to the Director of Golf, the Assistant Facility Manager and the Maintenance Supervisor. 
·         Financial Management: Assist the Director of Golf with coordinating detailed budgets, monitoring expenses, and revenue generation to meet financial objectives. Identify opportunities for cost-saving measures and revenue growth while maintaining quality standards.  Oversee and exercise the use of budget and purchasing controls throughout the department and managing the bidding process for large cost items.
·         Reviews and approves payroll and accounts payable within area of responsibility
·         Communicates to supervisor any problems, deviations, or daily activities which may have an impact on the overall operation of the facilities
·         Professional Development: Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and regulations related to golf facility management and Toptracer. Seek opportunities for professional growth and participate in relevant training programs or workshops.
·         Creates, implements, supervises and evaluates golf and recreational programs, tournaments and events in response to the diverse needs of the community
·         Assists with golf league management and golf membership programs
·         Collaboration: Foster effective communication and collaboration with other departments within 390 Golf Experience, such as our partners for food & beverage and golf instruction. Work closely with the management team to align goals, share insights, and contribute to the overall success of the facility.
·         Serves a key role in the Safety program at 390 Golf Experience. Monitoring adherence to Safety Rules by guests and staff, addressing and correcting safety issues or hazards, completing and forwarding Incident/Accident Reports, and taking corrective actions to remedy safety/loss control concerns.
·         Adheres to the Park District's safety and loss prevention policies and procedures. Follows and encourages safe work practices and participates in risk management activities and trainings

Additional Job Functions:
·         Serves as resource and liaison to other Golf and Park District employees, departments, and governmental units
·         Acts as a liaison to community groups and organizations
·         Attends external community meetings and functions in support of the district.
·         Assists in facilitating special events, and other activities 
·         Attends staff and Board meetings and serves on committees or task forces as assigned
·         Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements of Work:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or a minimum of five years of related experience in private or public-sector recreation facility management. Strong computer skills in Word, Excel and Outlook. Excellent oral and written skills, strong organizational and project management skills are essential. Ability to assemble, analyze and report on data.  CPRP preferred but not required.
Will be required to work some evenings, weekends and holidays.

Knowledge of:
·         Facilities and customer service
·         Facility management and staffing
·         Maintenance of facilities
·         Capital Project Management

Ability to:
·         Complete tasks and attain goals with minimal supervision
·         Establish and maintain effective relationships with elected officials, public, contractual partners, and staff

Skills in:

·         Proficiency in Uschedule, Whentowork, TRMS & Docusign – a plus but not required

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office software

·         Editing and proofreading skills

·         Organizational skills and attention to detail

·         Creative, strategic and analytical skills

·         Interpersonal and presentation skills
·         Customer service and team-oriented

Necessary Special Requirements:
·         CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
·         Possession of a valid driver's license

Working Conditions:

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.

·         Work is performed mostly in an office setting; hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office  equipment

·         The employee must occasionally lift, carry and/or move items weighing up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus

·         External work is required to supervise and work events, trips and activities, and to support programs within other areas of responsibility

·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms

·         The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell.

Environmental considerations:
May be exposed to elements when driving to meetings or when assisting workers with outdoor functions. Most activities are performed indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.

This is a Full-Time benefit eligible position.  Our benefit package includes, medial, dental, vision, life insurance, IMRF, vacation, sick and personal pay as well as recreational benefits.

We are accepting resumes through December 8.  Please submit cover letter and resume with salary expectations to:
Sandy Hlousek
Human Resources Manager

Or apply online through Paycom at:

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 Wood Dale Park District


Sandy Hlousek

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


SALARY RANGE: $80,000-$90,000, salary negotiable based on experience. 

BENEFIT PACKAGE:  Health Insurance PPO or HMO, 100% employer paid dental, vision, and life insurance, generous paid time off, and IMRF pension.

POSITION FOCUS: Responsible for administration of the maintenance, repair, development, and construction of the grounds of the nine-hole Tam Golf Course. 

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the Executive Director and supervises the part-time and seasonal golf maintenance staff.


  • Manage the operations of the nine-hole Tam Golf Course and oversee the maintenance staff
  • Supervise the mowing, watering and maintenance of tees, green, fairways, and related areas
  • Direct the planting, fertilizing and maintenance of turf at Tam Golf Course
  • Inspect turf areas daily for fungus, insects and undesirable vegetation
  • Supervise the maintenance and repair of construction maintenance equipment, golf cart fleet, and parks equipment.
  • Supervise irrigation management of golf course and park systems
  • Work with the Golf Operations Supervisors on a daily basis to prevent maintenance interference with play
  • Develop budget requirements for golf club maintenance operations
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate maintenance staff
  • Prepare board summaries, monthly reports


  • 2 year degree in agronomy/horticulture/plant/soil science, or turf grass management preferred, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training.
  • 1-3 years in Golf Course Maintenance Management (Superintendent or Assistant)
  • Valid Illinois Pesticide Public Applicator License 
  • Knowledge of construction and maintenance of golf course tees, fairways and greens, turf maintenance

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 Niles Park District


Melissa Galvez

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled