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 $18.80-$23.50 (DOQ)

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ABOUT US The McHenry County Conservation District’s mission exists to preserve, restore, and manage natural areas and open spaces for their intrinsic value and for the benefits to present and future generations.

The District manages over 25,600 acres of open land diverse with woodlands, prairies, wetlands, ponds, creeks, and rivers. It provides sites open to the public year-round featuring trails, picnic shelters, camp sites, fishing sites, and educational programs.

See yourself in an Accounting Department working in the parks and recreation field! We are looking for an individual to join our team who possesses a general working knowledge of accounts payable, payroll processing, cash receipts, and general bookkeeping work.

What are we looking for? Someone with high school diploma/GED and a minimum of three (3) years of related experience or alternatively post-high school course work in bookkeeping or accounting with one (1) year of experience; however, equivalent combination of education and experience is also considered. Prior experience using ADP or other payroll processing software is preferred.

APPLICATION: Applicant can locate job description and online application at For questions, call 815-338-6223 x1237.

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 McHenry County Conservation District


Jenny Heider
815-338-6223 x1237

 Closing Date

July 18, 2021

 Starting range is $43,000-$50,000 Depending on Qualifications

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The Woodridge Park District located in Woodridge, Illinois has an opening for a Customer Service Supervisor. As a four time Illinois Distinguished & Accredited Agency Award recipient, the Woodridge Park District serves approximately 35,500 residents with 690 acres of parks and sites offering over 1,000 programs each year. A successful candidate in this role is responsible for the operations of the front desk for the Athletic Recreation Center and the Fred C Hohnke Community Center ensuring residents, guests, and members receive excellent customer service.

A person in this position has duties and responsibilities that include but are not limited to: serving as lead customer service contact for resident, guests, and members at the front desk; promoting special events, discounts, or offerings to members and guests; scheduling and reserving facility and park sites for participants; hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating customer service coordinators and customer service staff; monitoring collection and security of all recreation revenues and daily closing of cash drawers; acting as a liaison between the front desk and all other departments, communicating relevant information to all customer service team members as needed; ensuring required forms are available, completed, and processed properly; ensuring desk and surrounding area is clean and organized at all times; actively sell products and services; effectively communicate important information including but not limited to customer feedback, accidents, safety concerns, maintenance issues, broken equipment, program and resource concerns; conducting scheduled departmental meetings to identify and resolve issues, share information, assign tasks, train, and establish deadlines for tasks/special projects; establishing, monitoring and analyzing the front desk budget; developing and implementing processes, procedures, and training programs to achieve department goals; monitoring accuracy of the POS/registration system at the front desk, making adjustments as necessary; performing opening and closing procedures for the Athletic Recreation Center or Fred C Hohnke Community Center as needed; cover front desk shifts as needed. A complete job description is available upon request.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Associate Degree in with an emphasis in recreation, leisure services, or a related field preferred.

  • Minimum of five years of proven successful and progressive experience in customer service.

  • Experience in leading a customer service staff.

  • Ability to work independently, to be self-motivated, and maintain professionalism at all times.

  • Strong knowledge of computer software programs including Microsoft Office, Recreation software, and the Internet. Experience with ACTIVE Net a plus.

  • Ability to work effectively with the general public, cooperating agencies, businesses, organizations, civic groups, and park district employees.

*Ability to have a flexible work schedule which may include days, nights, weekends and holidays based on programs, activities and facility needs.


We are seeking a dedicated individual who is a self-starter with an eye for detail that strives for excellence and has an innate ability to interact with the public and staff; understands excellent customer service; possess strong organizational skills; strong written & oral communication skills; skilled in time management; and able to problem solve in unexpected situations.

To apply please click on this link: or go to and click on job opportunities.

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 Woodridge Park District


Connie Curry

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $110,490 to $145,847, DOQ

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Lincolnwood, IL. (Population 12,590) is located 10 miles north of downtown Chicago is seeking highly professional, energetic candidates interested in serving as its next Director of Parks and Recreation. This Department Director position includes both administrative and managerial work related to planning, organizing and directing the activities of the Parks and Recreation Department. The successful candidate will also be expected to demonstrate the interpersonal skills and judgment to create trust, deliver results and mentor staff.

Lincolnwood serves as the gateway to Chicagoland’s North Shore, and it is an ethnically diverse community with tree-lined streets, beautiful neighborhoods and parks, an excellent school system, and prosperous business community. The outstanding quality of life in Lincolnwood is greatly enhanced by a quality Parks and Recreation Department.

The present-day Lincolnwood Parks and Recreation Department evolved from The Lincolnwood Day Association, a non-profit organization which began to acquire land to build a network of neighborhood playgrounds in Lincolnwood. In 1955 a Parks and Recreation Board was created to establish, maintain, and conduct recreation programs. Since that time, the name was changed to the Lincolnwood Parks and Recreation Department.

The Department has grown to include management of 13 parks, an aquatics center, and a 5,038 square foot community center. The Parks and Recreation Department relies heavily on partnerships with the school district and area businesses and community groups to fulfill the recreation needs of its residents. The Department now offers a wide variety of programs and events including aquatics, seniors, summer camps, fitness, after school programs, athletics, outdoor recreation and special events.

The next Director shall:

 •    Have a strong commitment to excellent customer service and be highly collaborative leader with a proven track record in the management of parks, recreation facilities and programs in a municipal environment.

 •    Be an active leader with a professional and engaging communication style with respect to residents, elected and appointed officials, the business community, and staff.

 •    Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration or a related field, from a four-year college or university and a Master’s Degree in Parks and Recreation, public administration, or related field is required. 

 •    Have at least five years progressive experience in parks and recreation or a related field, is required.

 •    Be a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP).

The Village of Lincolnwood offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Starting salary for the position is $110,490 to $145,847, DOQ.

Submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for five professional references online by August 15, 2021, to the attention of GovHR USA-Charles Balling and Steve Scholten at

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 Village of Lincolnwood


Charles Balling or Steve Scholten

 Closing Date

August 15, 2021

 $48,252-$60,315 annually DOE

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The Cary Park District currently employs 21 full time staff and over 200 part time staff seasonally. The Cary Park District is seeking a motivated, independent and professional individual to serve the agency in the role of Staff Accountant. This position is full time and works primarily during regular day time hours during the week. The selected individual must be able to work with minimal supervision, produce accurate work on time, and be organized.

As the Staff Accountant for the Cary Park District, you will be an integral part of the agency. This position is responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the Finance & Administration Department. The Park District utilizes MSI for their accounting software. The Staff Accountant must consistently show the ability to produce accurate work, be highly detail-minded in executing the various job responsibilities, working knowledge of GAAP, demonstrate problem solving and analytical ability. This position is responsible for a variety of tasks and duties including but not limited to the following:

• Assist with the month end process including journal entries, account reconciliations and financial reports.

• Complete and file the Park District’s monthly and annual Sales Tax Returns.

• Prepare and file the required quarterly payroll tax reports.

• Back up for the Accounting Clerk; specifically in relation to the bi-weekly process to generate payroll checks and issue accounts payable checks.

• Back up for the HR Coordinator.

• Prepare, issue and file 1099’s along with the corresponding reports.

• Assist with the maintenance of the Park District’s Fixed Asset reporting system.

• Assist with the preparation and provision of supporting documents for the annual audit as requested.

• Assist in the annual budget process as needed.

• Assist with internal control procedures throughout the Park District.

• Assist with the accounting of the Park Foundation in QuickBooks.

• Become proficient in ActiveNet Registration system within a year.

• Assist with accounting for various grants.

• Serve as the District’s liaison with our IT Consultant.

• Assist with the Unclaimed Checks process.

• Lead agency compliance with the Records Retention Act.

• Assist and work cooperatively with the Assistant Director of Finance.

• Assist with various projects.

Initially this individual may work directly with the Assistant Director of Finance and Administration during their training and onboarding to the agency. This individual will work as a member of the Finance & Administration Department and report directly to the Director of Finance and Administration.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field is preferred. Minimum of two years’ of prior experience in a similar role. Proficiency working with Microsoft Excel and a computerized financial system is required.

To Apply: Interested individuals should apply by submitting a resume with cover letter and three professional references to Meghan Tillson, HR Coordinator, at The cover letter should support the individual’s background and alignment with the core abilities of the position identified in the 2nd paragraph of this job notice.

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 Cary Park District


Meghan Tillson
847-639-6100 x101

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $65,040 - $72,357 DOQ

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HIRING SALARY RANGE $65,040 - $72,357

FULL SALARY RANGE $65,040 - $94,309




ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Investigates and resolves application functionality related issues and provides first level support and troubleshooting of Village application systems.

Supports end users in resolving technical issues with the New World ERP system. Facilitates technical support with vendors as needed.

Maintains databases such as (Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access) and information libraries.

Maintains user credentials in all Village systems including the creation, modification, removal and archiving of user identities and files. Documents all changes to user accounts.

Maintains Microsoft Active Directory users, groups, computers and access permissions. Ensures synchronization to Azure Active Directory is operating and resolves any issues.

Maintains a system of controls to ensure the accuracy, integrity and security of data, backup and disaster recovery systems, stored within the system. Provides user guidance and technical assistance for the resolution of application specific problems.

Develops and maintains operational documentation and training materials.

Assists the Chief Information Officer in preparing the annual budget.

Manages the print service for the organization.

Assist in maintaining database of equipment inventory.

Tracks Information Technology and Capital expenditures; submits payments and manages warranty information for all equipment within the Village.

Maintains the Cisco VoIP telephone system on a daily basis, including but not limited to, adding, moving, and making changes to Cisco Call Manager, Cisco Unity Voicemail, Cisco Emergency Responder, Cisco Attendant Console, and Cisco Presence.

Contacts software/hardware service personnel as necessary.

Participates in on-call rotation for supporting network and end users during non-business hours. Responsibilities include 24 hour on-call support for public safety as needed.

Participates in technical projects such as writing specifications and requirements and/or developing computer programs for specified applications.

Significantly provides input and/or contributes to the development of departmental policies and procedures, and occasional contributes to the development of policies that affect other departments.

Plans and prioritizes daily work schedule and analyzes data to develop own and departmental daily work plans that can involve resolving difficult, technical, and/or administrative issues.

Cross trains on all aspects of all technology systems to provide support to the department.

Adheres to all Village policies and procedures within the department and as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

EDUCATION &/OR EXPERIENCE: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent from a four-year college or technical school with major courses in computer science, computer applications, or equivalent combination of college coursework and practical experience; and a minimum of two (2) years' experience in Microsoft and/or Cisco technologies along with advanced knowledge of network hardware and software support; or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Prior experience supporting New World ERP is preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must possess and maintain in good standing, a valid Illinois driver's license. A Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and/or Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification is preferred.

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 Village of Hanover Park


Dawn Scott

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled