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 $25.00 - $30.00/class, depending upon qualifications

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The Park Ridge Park District is seeking a Golf Instructor who will be responsible for conducting group golf lessons. May teach alone or with other staff members depending upon enrolment. The need to communicate with students and parents occur on a regular basis. Must teach consistently in all areas of the golf program such as content and style of instruction and desired swing fundamentals. Will recognize flaws and lead students through a process of correction and improvement. Selected individuals will be required to abide by the District’s training principles with regard to our class-teaching plan while emphasizing exercise and fun.

Qualifications: Requires tournament or high school team experience as well as an intermediate level of understanding of the rules of golf. Must possess golf playing skills to perform well beyond those of the students assigned. Ability to interact with other Instructors, support staff, supervisors, students and their family members is essential. Selected individual must have a high comfort level teaching children and adults.

Availability: We are seeking applicants to work weekday mornings, afternoons, and evenings or a combination of all three for a program that begins in April 2019.

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 Park Ridge Park District


Brent Dolan

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Open Until Filled


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The Recreation Coordinator plans, organizes and coordinates a variety of recreation programs with an emphasis on: Creative arts, performing arts, and special events programming. May be scheduled up to 27 hours per week, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend or evenings as needed.This job may lead to a full time position after six months based on performance and results.

Experience/Education/Specific Credentials • One year or more of recreation programming experience. • Associates Degree preferred in recreation or closely related field.

Specific Skills/Requirements • Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities involved in a community recreation program. • Must be resourceful, extremely organized, and a self-starter. • Knowledge of RecTrac or similar Recreation Software • Bilingual Spanish preferred. • Valid state driver's license or ability to obtain one. First Aid and CPR certification. • Must be able to pass a background check

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 Veterans Park District


Marge Stabile

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $35,000 to $48,000

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Bloomingdale Park District

Job Description: Full-time Outdoor Athletic Facility Supervisor Department: Parks & Planning Accountable to: Director of Parks and Planning and Assistant Director of Parks & Planning

Position Summary: Responsible for the safety and playability of sports fields, courts, and rinks. This includes the operation, preparation, maintenance, repair and performing daily inspections of District maintained baseball/softball, soccer, and football fields; tennis and basketball courts; and the roller/ice rink. Performs, supervises, and directs daily activities of a maintenance crew including full-time, part-time and seasonal staff. Works closely with BPD-affiliated sports associations. Supervisor Relationships: Reports to the Director of Parks and Planning and Assistant Director of Parks and Planning and may supervise seasonal staff as directed. May lead crews including full-and part-time staff, and volunteers.

Essential Job Duties (depending on assignment) The following are essential functions of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required. The Bloomingdale Park District retains the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of the job at any time.

• Ensures the safety of users of Bloomingdale Park District’s facilities by maintaining these areas within the current safety specifications of the industry. • Plans, prioritizes, schedules, assigns and dispatches crews and equipment to maintain athletic fields and play courts to respective locations on a daily basis. Performs periodic inspections of all grounds to ensure proper maintenance. • Coordinates directly with BPD-affiliated sports associations and BPD Athletics Staff for the schedules of athletic facilities. Failure to coordinate and properly maintain these amenities could result in a loss of District revenues. • Performs interviews, hires, supervises and evaluates seasonal staff involved in the maintenance and operation of athletic fields, tennis and play courts. • Supervises and performs the operations, preparation, maintenance and renovation of athletic fields and other areas assigned in accordance with the Park District’s rules and regulations, policies and procedures. • Performs periodic inspections and initiates proper maintenance activities including fences, backstops, play courts, tennis courts and weed control efforts. • Assists Parks Department in developing departmental goals and objectives and the annual budget of assigned athletic facilities. • Prepares and reviews operating and crew reports including time records, performance appraisals, purchase orders, reports/memos, etc. • Assists with the Coordination of Special Events, i.e., runs, festivals, celebrations, etc. in regard to the logistics of the events on parks and other properties within the District. • Assist with the coordination of construction and improvement projects on District properties with other internal departments as well as outside organizations. • Supervise and perform all preparation and maintenance practices inherent to safe and appropriate athletic play. • Supervise and perform demolition, renovations or new construction work on athletic fields, fences, backstops, play courts, and sport courts. • Performs maintenance and repairs on equipment. Recommends more technical repairs to others when necessary. • Ensure proper care of assigned tools and equipment, perform maintenance on small equipment and notify appropriate personnel of need for tool, equipment or vehicle maintenance service or repairs. • Completes time card, daily activity reports, safety inspections, and other reports and records as required. This position requires attendance and involvement in meetings on project progress, safety, park maintenance practices, procedural changes and other topics related to the operations of the District. • Perform snow and ice removal using plow trucks, blowers, shovels, ice scrapers, de-icing salt, etc. • Provide, to everyone encountered during the work day, excellent customer service and respect. Regularly drives a District vehicle during the course of daily work. • While on duty or on snow watch, carry a charged and functional cell phone, which is expected to be answered or messages returned, in a timely manner or when it is safe to do so, (i.e. not while driving, etc.). A District-owned phone will be provided, if necessary. • Use Purchase Cards and Purchase Orders in accordance with established procedures. Reconcile Purchase Cards in a timely manner. • Perform other duties and special assignments as required by supervisor, including assignments that may be outside the primary area of responsibility or that may be assigned by the Department Director or the District's Executive Director. May be required to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and be on snow watch as well as work shifts deviating from this position's normal work days and/or with other work groups. • Responds tactfully, respectfully and in a timely fashion to inquiries and problems in person, by email, phone and mail providing helpful information and explanations in-line with District policies and procedures. Thoughtfully handles confrontational or stressful interactions. • Exercises good judgment and practices proper safety precautions at all times. Complies with District and Departmental vision, mission, rules, regulations, safety protocols, policies, and procedures. • Applies herbicides/pesticides to Park District grounds and/or horticultural areas, as needed. • Operates Park District maintenance vehicles and equipment. • Operates hand tools and landscaping equipment and uses other tools in performing landscaping, field preparation and construction job tasks. • Polices grounds, performs grounds set ups, and cleans and removes refuse from grounds, sites and buildings. • Loads, unloads and delivers equipment and supplies, as needed. • Constructs and maintains outdoor hockey and ice rinks. • Submits a daily log of completed work. • Attends meetings as needed. • Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the employee handbook. • Maintains a clean and organized work environment. • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge • Good knowledge of or the ability to learn parks, athletic grounds and facility maintenance and associated tasks • Good knowledge and skills or the ability to learn the use and maintenance of hand tools and grounds maintenance equipment, including but not limited to riding and hand mowers, weed whips, chippers, chain saws • Good knowledge of or the ability to learn the hazard and safety of the work performed • Understanding of or the ability to learn appropriate chemical disposal

Required Skills • Ability to safely operate a variety of maintenance equipment and machinery • Ability to clean, calibrate, make adjustments and perform routine maintenance on equipment • Ability to interpret blueprints, sketches and drawings • Ability to follow Park District safety rules and guidelines • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships • Capacity to utilize effective time management skills to complete assigned tasks • Ability to follow through on projects from beginning to end without immediate supervision • Capacity to lead crews, solve problems and make project-related decisions • Ability to follow direction and communicate both verbally and in writing and to read and understand materials printed • Capacity to perform basic mathematical computations including measuring, calculating and estimating • Ability to successfully complete the Park District’s Defensive Driving training, in order to drive to various locations Hours of Work and Compensation: The Parks Athletics Field Supervisor position is full-time, salaried, exempt, requiring non-traditional work-week schedules, dependent on the current needs of the Bloomingdale Park District. Salary range is from $35,000-48,000.

• 40 hours a week, with hours designated by the Director of Parks and Planning • Nights or modified shifts are required, as needed

The work week is designed to best serve our outdoor athletic facility users.: (employee preferences will be accommodated, when possible) • Wednesday through Sunday from 11am-7:30pm, or • Saturday through Wednesday from 11am-7:30pm

Qualifications and Requirements • Must be 18 years of age or older • High school graduate or G.E.D. • Two to five years of increasingly responsible public park and facility, or private property management experience • Or, any equivalent combination of education, experience and training • Valid Illinois Driver’s License • CPR and First Aid Certification preferred • Illinois Pesticide Operator Certification • Pool Operator Certification

Physical and Environmental Requirements • Heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 20 pounds constantly • General outdoors work area, with frequent exposure to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions while performing job duties • Exposure to chemicals such as fertilizers, pesticides, cleaning solutions, petroleum products, etc. • Exposure to mud, dirt, dust and decaying organic material • Protective clothing and equipment is required as it pertains to the particular duty o Ear plugs or ear covers o Safety goggles, glasses or face shield o Steel-toed boots, Chain saw chaps, latex gloves
o Protective gloves, rubber boots, hard hat o Painting and spraying respirator o Back brace, knee pads, and protective suit Environmental Considerations: • Work area is both indoors and outdoors. Indoors and vehicles are smoke-free environments.
• Frequent exposure to nature and potentially extreme weather conditions.
• Exposure to various chemicals with appropriate PPE personal protective equipment (i.e., fertilizers, weed killers, pool chemicals, cleaning agents, and oil fuels). • Exposure to noise distractions from employees, patrons or equipment operation. • Protective clothing and equipment is required as it pertains to a particular job duty and may include earplugs, or ear covers, helmets, respirators, safety goggles/glasses, chaps, leather type work boots, protective gloves, and disposable overalls. • Workers are allowed and encouraged to use mechanical or manual assists for lifting above 50 pounds as a guideline. Working in teams also provides assistance with heavier activities.

Cognitive Considerations:

Character Strength Completes work according to priorities without procrastination over undesirable tasks. Demonstrates personal integrity in all interactions. Maintains confidences.

Composure Controls temper, effectively manages stress so that it does not interfere with work performance.

Emotional Maturity Willingly accepts a variety of assignments and/or schedules. Demonstrates tolerance and 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.

Memory Recall Recalls details of procedures and training and consistently follows established methods in task completion.

Mental Alertness Demonstrates ability to increase level of problem solving, building on past experiences.

Motivation Sets personal goals to challenge own development.

Realistic Takes on an appropriate share of the work without being taken advantage of. Strives to improve personal performance.

Scanning Accuracy Identifies patterns and trends affecting the work. Produces accurate work. Demonstrates ability to closely follow procedures.

Sensitivity Shows concern for the ideas and feelings of others and how it impacts getting the job done.

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.

Technical Skill Applies education, training, and experience toward mastery of job requirements.

Verbal Ability Communicates technical information to non-technical audiences clearly and concisely.

Work Habits Organizes work to ensure completion of assigned tasks; maintains order and safety. Adapts priorities to respond to changing circumstances.

Work Terms Demonstrates a knowledge of business vocabulary necessary to relate to business operations.

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 Bloomingdale Park District


Joe Potts

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000 - $55,383 DOQ

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TITLE: Executive Administrative Assistant

SUPERVISOR: Executive Director 


-Must have and maintain: a valid Illinois driver’s license with acceptable driving record; and CPR/AED certified or obtain within one (1) year of employment.

-A Bachelor’s degree with 5 (five) years’ experience in administrative support or equivalent.

-Evidence of relevant continued education preferred.

-Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and possess an aptitude for learning additional software applications as needed.

-He or she must be proficient at operating standard office equipment.

-He or she must be able to make independent decisions and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

-Must be comfortable interacting with executive level staff and the Park Board of Commissioners.

-Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude.

-Must have great problem solving, analytical, organizational, flexible, interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.

-Must be available to attend board meetings, special meetings, and events as needed.


-The Executive Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing a full range of administrative support to the Executive Director by implementing Administrative systems, procedures, and policies and monitoring administrative projects.

-Resolves administrative items by coordinating preparation of reports, analyzing data, and identifying solutions.

-Acts as a liaison with board members and staff; ensures compliance with the Open Meetings Act and other job-related legislation; prepares all board and meeting agendas and packets; attends board, and committee meetings; maintains all Ordinance and Resolution files; and more.


We offer a competitive starting salary of $50,000 - $55,383 based on qualifications and experience. 

In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefits package including: Medical Insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, or PPO, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Pension/Benefit Plan (IMRF), and more.


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 Wheeling Park District


Matt Smith

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $38,073 - $47,576 DOQ

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JOB TITLE: HVAC and Aquatics Specialist (FLSA Exempt) R 9.18

SUPERVISOR: HVAC and Aquatics Foreman


-Mechanical/HVAC and/or Aquatic background preferred.

-Plumbing background. Able to work with copper and to schedule 80 PVC.

-Electrical background. Ability to test motors and troubleshoot electrical.

-Troubleshooting skills.

-High lift, trenching and backhoe equipment experience.

-Irrigation knowledge.

-High school diploma or equivalent, with three (3) years’ experience in related field of pool and facility maintenance and repairs or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

-Knowledge of equipment and tools used in maintenance activities; skill in making minor repairs and adjustments to pool equipment.

-Certification as a certified pool operator (CPO) or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire.

-Good knowledge of safety and accident prevention procedures applicable to essential functions.

-Must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License.

-Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.


The HVAC and Aquatics Specialist is responsible for assisting with the installation, maintenance and repairs of agency HVAC systems. Additional responsibility includes the start up, shut down of the Aquatic Center pools, and the repair and maintenance of both the indoor and outdoor pools, and the associated pumps and mechanical systems.


Employee shall be considered to be on duty whenever a need exists for their services. This will require non-traditional work hours that may be inconsistent throughout the year. Typical hours include Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. but nights, weekends and holiday scheduling may be required.


-Performs water chemical testing analysis.

-Adjusts chemical balances of pools using prescribed methods of chemical sanitation, following applicable state and local regulations.

-Estimates, selects and orders proper equipment and materials to complete pool projects.

-Cleans work site when projects are completed.

-Operates all hand and power tools.

-Provides preventive maintenance on a variety of pumps, slides, buildings, filters and mechanical controls.

-Assists inspectors and other district employees on aquatic code compliance.

-Inspects aquatic facilities on a daily and weekly basis.

-Performs the job safely and in compliance with Park District policies, procedures, work and safety rules.

-Supports and exhibits the established organizational values of respect, communication, integrity, innovation, recognition, continuous learning, fun, empowerment and people.

-Maintains and repairs pools, including painting, cleaning and caulking.

-Operates trucks, lifts, specialized service equipment and small engine powered equipment to load, unload or deliver equipment and supplies.

-Maintains and repairs all HVAC and aquatic systems and equipment. Trouble-shoots malfunctions, coordinates and performs repairs.

-Maintains budgeted inventory of required supplies, equipment and chemicals for HVAC and aquatic systems.


-Attends meetings as required.

-Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.


-Conducts all work in a safe manner, including using personal protective equipment and safety devices as required; identifies and reports any real or potential safety hazards.

-Ensures participation and compliance with required and optional relevant employee training programs as defined by OSHA and PDRMA.

-Collaborates on the development and then implements Emergency Response Plans for assigned areas of responsibility.

-Oversees the investigation of critical safety incidents or accidents and develops appropriate response for assigned areas of responsibility.

-Anticipates and plans for potential safety issues when planning programs, activities or special events.


We offer a competitive starting salary of $38,073 - $47,576 based on qualifications and experience. 

In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefits package including: Medical Insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, or PPO, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Pension/Benefit Plan (IMRF), and more.


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 Wheeling Park District


Matt Smith

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled