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ABOUT US: The Crystal Lake Park District is largest park district in McHenry County. The district owns and manages over 1,400 acres of land spread among 43 sites. There are 58,000 residents living in the park district boundaries, including all of Crystal Lake and Lakewood, a portion of Lake in the Hills and some unincorporated areas. The park district has 2 beaches, 13 buildings for programming, 21 playgrounds, 2 splash pads, 15 tennis courts and 14 basketball courts.

JOB SUMMARY: The Recreation Aquatics Supervisor, under the direction of the Manager of Recreation Programs is responsible for the planning, organization and supervision of youth athletic recreation programs. In addition, responsible for overseeing and managing Main Beach and West Beach summer operations including; swim lessons, lifeguards, beach staff, picnic reservations, special events, concerts in the park. Accountable for profit and loss of designated areas. Direct supervisory of part time and seasonal employees.

QUALIFICATIONS: The best applicants will have a Bachelor of Science degree in recreation and park administration, leisure studies or related field. One year full time experience with a community service agency in recreation management preferred. Two years aquatics facility management experience. Current LGI, CPR/AED and First Aid Certification. Knowledge of Starfish, Ellis or Red Cross Certifications and requirements. Certification to train others in CPR/AED and conduct training classes for staff. A sound background in financial management and budgetary techniques as well as knowledge of personnel management practices is mandatory.

SCHEDULING AND PAY: This is a full-time, exempt position. Scheduling is generally Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Some weekends and evenings are required. Target hiring range is $42,300.00 – 52,900.00 based on qualifications.

BENEFITS WE OFFER: • Medical Coverage
• Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • Telehealth Coverage • Group Life Insurance • Life Insurance (Basic and Additional Voluntary) • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • Participation in IMRF (Retirement, Disability, Life) • Nationwide Retirement Solutions 457 Plan • Paid Holidays • Vacation Days • Sick Days • Personal Days • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • Tuition Reimbursement

TO APPLY: Please visit us at – go to “join us” then “Job & Volunteer Opportunities” to complete an online job application. Please include cover letter and resume.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please contact Kim Buscemi at 815-459-0680 ext. 1217 or

The Crystal Lake Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Crystal Lake Park District


Kim Buscemi
815-459-0680 ext. 1217

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000 - $55,000 / year

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ABOUT US: The Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning public agency that provides its 75,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational facilities, programs, events, and parks. The Community Recreation Center (CRC) is our flagship facility and fitness center; Meineke Recreation Center (MRC) is our mid-sized recreation and fitness center; and Schaumburg Tennis Plus is our membership-based tennis club with fitness facility, group ex space, swimming pool and bar and grill service.

JOB SUMMARY: The Fitness Supervisor is responsible for district-wide oversight of all fitness locations, equipment utilization, programs, and events. Includes specialized fitness areas of TRX, spin/cycling, aqua fitness, mind/body wellness, personal training, group exercise, and massage. Responsible for scheduling fitness programming; coordinating facility usage; customer service; sales of fitness memberships and personal training and massage packages; and smooth running fitness operations at all locations. Acts as manager on duty on designated evenings and weekends. Actively participates on Employee Wellness committee. Responsible for budget of $275,000 and accountable for profit & loss of designated areas. Direct supervisory responsibility for full time Fitness and Membership Coordinator, part time fitness instructors, personal trainers, massage therapist, and contractual instructors. Indirect responsibility for part-time fitness desk staff.

QUALIFICATIONS: The best applicants will have a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Sports Management or other relevant field along with at least five (5) years’ full-time supervisory experience. Group exercise certification required. CPR, AED, and First Aid certification required within first six months of employment (provided). Valid Illinois driver’s license required.

SCHEDULING & PAY: This is a full-time year-round exempt position. Schedule is generally Monday through Friday with regular evening & weekend rotations as manager-on-duty. Target hiring range is $50,000 - $55,000, DOQ (depending on qualifications).

BENEFITS WE OFFER: In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:

• Medical Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • FSA Healthcare & Dependent Care • Employee Wellness Programs and Incentives • Life Insurance (Basic and Additional Voluntary) • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • Participation in IMRF (Retirement, Disability, Life) • Nationwide Retirement Solutions 457 Plan • Paid Holidays • Vacation Time • Personal Days and Sick Time • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • A Variety of Park District Memberships and Privileges

TO APPLY: Visit > About > Employment and complete our online job application.

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 Schaumburg Park District


Laila Bashia

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $12.00 DOE

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The Seasonal Parks Laborer is a 3 month position from approximately May - August. The hours are 7:00am - 3:30pm and may include weekend and evenings. The Seasonal Parks Laborer is a 9 month position aprroximately March - April. The hours are 7:00am - 3:30pm and may include weekendand evenings.

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Essential Job Functions :•Mowing park district turf. •Operation of park district vehicles and machinery. •General road repair: asphalt patching. •Turf maintenance – seeding, aerating, weed eradicating. •Planting and trimming of trees and shrubs. •Sports field preparation including dragging, rolling and marking lines. •Removing all garbage and refuse materials from parks and facilities. •Positive interaction and cooperation with all staff and the public. •Routine parks, facilities, and equipment cleaning maintenance and repairs. •Participation in the Park District Safety Program and its directives. •Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good will ambassador for the District at all times. •Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.

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 Morton Grove Park District


Laura Kee

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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Job Title: Landscape II
Grade: 5
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Department: Parks & Golf Operation


Reports to: Landscape Maintenance Supervisor
Supervises: Some other full-time and part-time staff as required or instructed.

BASIC FUNCTION - Performs skilled landscape parks and facilities as directed by the Landscape Maintenance Supervisor. This position primarily oversees landscape operations at the Prairie Lakes Community Center as well as the Mountain View Adventure Center.


  1. Reads and lays-out landscape designs from drawings.

  2. Supervises crews as needed. Runs daily maintenance operations in absence of supervisor.

  3. Maintains turf areas including mowing, trimming, aerating and spraying for weeds.

  4. Maintains irrigation systems and repair.

  5. Prunes hedges and trees.

  6. Responsible for layout and maintaining striping on soccer fields.

  7. Oversees/directs seasonal staff in upkeep of Mountain View Mine Adventure Center landscaping.

  8. Inspects parks and clean up debris.

  9. Plants materials such as flowers, trees, shrubs, grass, etc.

  10. Participates in snow removal operations.

  11. Participates in ice rink maintenance.

  12. Inspects, cleans, maintains and performs routine maintenance on equipment.

  13. Identifies turf and ornamental diseases and treats as necessary.

  14. Mows greens, tees and fairways- general golf course maintenance.

  15. Operates Des Plaines Park District vehicles.

  16. Cleans buildings and restrooms and needed.

  17. Ability to interact in a positive way with patrons and staff.


  1. Assists other work crews as needed.

  2. Assist administrative staff with special maintenance requests.

  3. May be required to perform overtime work as requested or required.

  4. Attend related training to expand skills and knowledge

  5. Assist patrons with providing information as requested.

  6. Follow all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Park District Safety and Crisis Manuals

  7. Perform additional duties as assigned.

  8. Member of a Park District committee as assigned.


Education: High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
Six months commercial, vocational, or other specialized training

Experience: Two years related experience
Possess mechanical skill and knowledge of turf and landscape equipment and tools.

Certifications: CPR and First Aid Certified, Classes available through Park District upon hire

-Valid Illinois Driver’s License

-Illinois Pesticide Operator License

-Illinois Pesticide Applicator License preferred or ability to obtain Turf/Ornamentals/Aquatics within first year of employment

To apply, please go to and select the 'Jobs' tab.

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 Des Plaines Park District


Corrie Guynn
(847) 390-4939

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10.00-$13.00 with Possible IMRF

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Description: Custodial work example and not limited to: floor, bathroom, shower stalls, classrooms, common areas and recreation support activities such as set up and clean up for events and programs. Snow shoveling in winter months, ability to lift 50 lbs, bending and twisting. Person must be motivated to work on their own most nights.

Job Summary: 20 to 30 hrs per week. IMRF possible. Now hiring all shifts. Hours vary depending on shift from 4am-11pm.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years or older

Working Conditions: Indoors and occasional outside work weather dependent

Application Procedure: Apply Online

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 Lemont Park District


Josh Rogowski

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled