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Job Title:                      Facility Trades Specialist II
Department:                 Parks & Maintenance
Reports To:                  Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance
FLSA Status:               Non-Exempt

The Facility Trades Specialist II is responsible to the Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance. The Facility Trades Specialist II is responsible for providing quality building maintenance, support services, snow removal at facilities including the Takiff Center, Weinberg Family Recreation Center, and Glencoe Swimming/Boating Beach and all other park sites with applicable work.
The Facility Trades Specialist II shall oversee the physical plant operation, condition and maintenance of the above listed facilities. Furthermore, the Facility Trades Specialist II shall coordinate with Recreation Department staff to manage program support, room setup, and seasonal transitions. In addition to the facility responsibilities, the Facility Trades Specialist II shall complete duties in customer relations as they relate to their specific areas of responsibility.
Lastly, the Facility Trades Specialist II shall complete all other duties as assigned.
A minimum of an associate’s degree or the equivalent of technical school degree or work experience in a skilled construction trade and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Professional experience in HVAC, Electrical or Plumbing trades preferred.
The Facility Trades Specialist must be a self-starter who recognizes and recommends necessary repairs and maintenance.  They must have the ability to work independently or with other team members and complete maintenance, repairs, construction and custodial work under minimal supervision.
Due to the public nature of the work environment, the individual should have appropriate public relation skills and be courteous to the public at all times.
Required Knowledge and Skills
Preferred is a working knowledge or, three to five years’ experience in, and the ability to perform at least three of the following skills: HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, general facility maintenance, as well as the use of tools and machinery for a variety of projects and repairs.
The Facility Trades Specialist II shall complete building and equipment repairs and general improvements within the Takiff Center, Weinberg Family Recreation Center, Glencoe Swimming/Boating Beach, and all other park sites with applicable work.
The Facility Trades Specialist II assists with the daily operations of the Facility Maintenance Division, and communicates with the Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance on a daily basis.
Lastly, the Facility Trades Specialist II works in coordination with the Parks Department as needed.
All full-time employees must pass a criminal background check, drug test, and physical exam, all of which are paid for the by the Glencoe Park District. Must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License. An AED/CPR certification is required within six months of employment.
It is essential to the successful performance of the position that the Facility Trades Specialist II be readily accessible via cell phone (provided by the Glencoe Park District). 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Department Administration

  • Directly responsible to the Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance for the daily operation of the Facilities Maintenance Department
  • Oversee and perform repairs on plumbing and electrical systems and mechanical equipment at the Takiff Community Center, Weinberg Family Recreation Center, and Lakefront Beach facilities
  • Assist with the coordination of contractor work, repairs and renovations at all facilities
  • Perform routine inspections and maintenance of equipment and facility machinery such as boilers, furnaces, compressors, blowers, fans, pumps, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems
  • Report need of replacement, repair or renovation of equipment, machinery, and adjacent grounds at all facilities
  • Responsible for inventory and replenishment of building maintenance and custodial supplies
  • Assist with the daily oversight of custodial duties at each facility as needed. and complete custodial duties as directed when custodial staff is absent
  • Oversee the logistical support for special events at all facilities
Personnel Management
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships among all staff
  • Work closely with Facility Trades Specialist I on a routine basis
Project & Contractor Management
  • Assist with oversight of district wide maintenance contracts as assigned
  • In the absence of the Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance provide staff direction
Records and Reports             
  • Keep necessary records as required and submit to Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance when requested
  • Use computer for inspection-related software if applicable
Safety and Risk Management
  • Read, understand, and enforce the Park District’s “General Safety Rules” and “Safety Policy Statement”
  • Actively support established safety program to control and reduce the frequency and severity of accidents
  • Review and summarize incidents and reports relating to health, safety and loss control policies and procedures
  • Must be comfortable working at heights/roofs and adjacent to deep water
  • Use provided safety equipment on all jobs as needed
  • Observe and report all unsafe practices and conditions that might result in an acciden
Public Relations
  • Meet with residents/facility users to address requests, concerns, and complaints regarding area of responsibility
Physical Requirements
  • Standing: to perform facility repairs, conduct routine maintenance inspections
  • Sitting: to fill out checklists, to make phone calls, to complete department correspondence
  • Manual dexterity: use hands and/or fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, and controls with a high degree of skill and accuracy
  • Reaching/Pulling/Pushing: to move maintenance car, table and chair racks, audio/visual equipment, cleaning supplies, dolly, mop and bucket, vacuum, broom,
  • Lifting: tables, chairs, tools, tool boxes/bags, equipment, cleaning supplies garbage, boxes, various apparatuses
  • Bending: to pick up tables, chairs, tools, tool boxes/bags, equipment, cleaning supplies garbage, boxes, various apparatuses, debris,
  • Driving: from facility to facility, complete snow removal, pick up or move facility equipment and supply needs
  • Walking: from room to room, facility to facility, to/from garage or adjacent grounds around each facility
  • Talking/Hearing: when communicating with staff, vendors, and the public
Physical Demands
The considerations described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee performing the essential functions of the Facility Trades Specialist II position successfully.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk for extended periods of time. Work requires lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Psychological Demands
To be successful, an individual must be customer service-oriented and be able to deal with patrons with various needs.  Work has the potential to deal with angry customers.
Work Environment
Work takes place in both indoor and outdoor conditions.  While performing the duties of Facility Trades Specialist II, the individual may be exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Due to the very nature of Park District programming, evening, weekend, and some holiday hours are to be expected and it is likely that the work week may exceed 40 hours. Example of an 8-hour work day would be 7:00am to 3:30 pm with a half hour for lunch.
The Assistant Director of Parks and Maintenance, Director of Parks and Planning and/or Executive Director may also ask the Facility Trades Specialist II to perform assignments not in this job description.  This job description is subject to periodic review and revision.
Closing Date for Applications: Friday March 22, 2024 at 5:00 PM
To be considered for the Facility Trades Specialist II position, interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications before the closing date. No phone calls or emails, please. 

Glencoe Park District is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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 Glencoe Park District


Matt Walker

 Closing Date

March 22, 2024

 $46,000 DOQ

NOW HIRING:  Facility Supervisor (Full-Time)

JOB SUMMARY: The Facility Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center in the late afternoon and evening hours.  This supervision includes that of the custodial staff, gym attendants, and the agency operations at that time of day.  The Facility Supervisor will also maintain room rentals and dog park memberships. Hours of coverage expected are 1:00-9:00pm or 2:00-10:00pm depending on the season and will include some weekends and holidays.
LOCATION:  Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center, 8125 W. 171st St, Tinley Park
QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of an Associate Degree in Recreation Management, Facility Operations, or related field is preferred. Supervisory experience or an equivalent is required. Attention to detail, problem-solving expertise, and the ability to articulate well in both verbal and written form is required as well as the ability to work with minimal supervision.  Must obtain/maintain CPR Certification within 3 months of hire date with intentions to obtain a CPR Instructor Training Certificate within the first year.  
INCENTIVES:  This full-time position requires flexibility to work weekends and evening hours.  Salary range begins at $46,000/annually DOQ. Full Time benefits include low-premium medical, dental, vision insurance; agency provided life insurance; IMRF retirement plan; generous PTO; health and wellness programs; complementary program registrations as well as complementary family memberships to Tinley Fitness, Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center, Water Park, and Dog Park.
ABOUT US:  The Tinley Park-Park District is an award-winning public agency that provides its 55,000 residents with a wide variety of recreation facilities, programs, events, parks, and open spaces.  The Park District maintains over 40 parks, 33 ball fields, and several facilities, which include the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center, Tinley Fitness, White Water Canyon Water Park, Canine Campus Dog Park, Tinley Junction Miniature Golf & Batting Cages, Vogt Visual Arts Center, and the Tinley Park Performing Arts Center. 

CLOSING DATE:  Position is open until filled.  

to apply, please visit the link below

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 Tinley Park-Park District


Mary Ann Troc

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $55,423 - $77,592


WHO WE ARE: The Elmhurst Park District, established in 1920 and located 16 miles west of Chicago, provides parks, recreation facilities and programs to meet our mission of enriching lives while having fun! We serve residents of the Elmhurst community as well as residents of neighboring towns! With a population of 45,556, the Park District manages 462 acres of parkland within 28 parks ranging in size from small neighborhood parks to large community parks. Facilities vary from formal gardens to playgrounds. We are looking for someone who will help us achieve our vision of becoming a national leader in providing parks and recreation experiences to our community. 

We have an exciting full-time job opportunity as Clubhouse Supervisor at Sugar Creek Golf Course! Sugar Creek Golf Course is looking for a highly motivated Clubhouse Supervisor who strives to lead a golf course operation known for being one of the best courses in the area, with outstanding instructional programs and a popular special event rental space. Sugar Creek Golf Course is a 9-hole, par 32 course, owned and operated by the Elmhurst Park District and Village of Villa Park since 1975. 

WHAT YOU’LL DO: The Clubhouse Supervisor will be responsible for assisting in managing all golf operations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Schedule, oversee, and implement staff schedule. Work schedule shifts as necessary.
  • Train, supervise and monitor staff on effective use of POS, reservations, and data base management. 
  • Assist and advise in purchasing appropriate merchandise for sale in pro shop and counter area with a focus on maximizing profit margins while minimizing unnecessary inventory levels. Monitor inventory levels on an "as needed basis"
  • Manage and supervise outings and other special events on the golf course and in the clubhouse.
  • Assist in teaching and overseeing the instruction of all golf programs. 
  • Maintain facility cleanliness through regular scheduling of upkeep.

  • Bachelor's degree in Golf Course Management or equivalent experience with 4 years experience and 2 years supervisory experience. 
  • PGA Member preferred. 
  • Knowledge of golf industry.
  • Proficiency in point of sale and reservation software.
  • Proficiency in computer word-processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Proven problem-solving, communication, organizational, customer service and management skills

Varied schedule that includes evenings and weekends. 

  • The anticipated starting range for this exempt position is $55,423/year DOE. 
  • This position falls under Pay Grade 5 with a pay range of $55,423 - $77,592/year. 

In exchange for your time and talent, we offer a generous benefit package, including:
  • Defined contribution medical insurance plan (5 plan options)
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • District paid life insurance
  • Participation in IMRF (retirement, disability, death benefits)
  • Vacation days, personal days, sick leave and 9 paid holidays!
  • Sick bank leave, paid parental leave and paid bereavement leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Two deferred compensation programs (VOYA & Nationwide)
  • Voluntary Supplemental insurance coverage for short-term disability, accident, hospitalization
  • Flexible spending accounts for unreimbursed medical and dependent care
  • Free family Courts Plus Membership and Pool Passes!
  • Free/discounted District programs, merchandise and concessions
  • Educational assistance/tuition reimbursement
  • Professional organizational membership
  • Values Recognition Program
  • Service Awards Program
  • Employee social activities
  • Credit Union (Central Credit Union of Illinois)
* The Elmhurst Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process may contact the Division Manager - Human Resources & Risk at*

For more information about the Elmhurst Park District, please visit!!

Additional Legal Statements
Elmhurst Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Elmhurst Park District ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Elmhurst Park District has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and non-certified employees. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Department of Human Resources.

The district is required by state statute (70 ILCS 1205/8-23) to obtain criminal conviction information concerning applicants, and shall perform a criminal background check for applicants for all positions, including the position for which you have applied. Applicants are not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of convictions. Conviction of offenses enumerated in subsection (c) of said statute shall automatically disqualify the applicant from consideration for working for the district. All other convictions shall not automatically disqualify the applicant from consideration, but rather, the conviction will be considered in relationship to the specific job.

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 Elmhurst Park District


Brian McDermott

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $25.15 per hour

Be a key member of our maintenance team playing a vital role in upholding our standards of excellence in ensuring our facilities are maintained in optimal condition! This position is a key position for the Conservation District as it travels around the County servicing and repairing items at the Conservation District’s buildings and grounds.  Work includes a wide variety of construction projects, building maintenance and repairs.
What are we looking for? Someone with a trades work background with a minimum of three (3) years of experience. Completion of an apprenticeship program preferred, not required. Or, equivalent combination of experience and education.  This individual should have a good knowledge of a wide range of work relating to the trades (i.e. carpentry, plumbing, etc.). 
For your safety and those around you, we require applicants to have a current, valid driver’s license and complete a pre-employment drug screening due to driving being essential to the job as well as being able to frequently lift up to 50lbs. 
BENEFITS: As a full-time position, this position is provided with generous benefits including, but not limited to, insurance (medical, dental, vision, and life), holiday pay, paid time off, and IMRF pension.  

APPLICATION:  Applicant can locate a full job description and an online application at
QUESTIONS: For more information, contact HR at 815-451-8244. 

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 McHenry County Conservation District


Jenny Heider

 Closing Date

March 08, 2024


ABOUT US: Chicagoland Pool Management is a full service pool management company.  Offering our customers the flexibility to choose between staffing services, mechanical and maintenance services and repair and renovation services. Providing services to both the private and public sectors.  We are currently growing our team and looking for the perfect fit to oversee our public Park District and Municipality Facilities. 

JOB SUMMARY: The Aquatics Facilities Director needs to be a multifaceted individual with the ability to work well with others and have strong time management skills. The duties of a Aquatic Facilities Director include daily operation of their assigned multi guarded commercial swimming pools, including operations and staff. They will also be involved with customer relations, opening of all the pools, seasonal operations, and closing of all swimming facilities. Some of their responsibilities may include:

  • Swimming Facility Supervision – During the summer, the Aquatic Facilities Director will directly oversee any Staff at their assigned aquatic facilities. Including but not limited to facility safety, overall swimming pool operations and overall facility operations.
  • Facilitate Company Trainings – This role will be heavily involved in all training and onboarding aspects of all employees.  Including but not limited to American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, Pre-Season Company trainings, In-Service Training, Company safety modules.
  • Customer Service – One of the most important aspects of the Aquatic Facilities Directors duties is the direct contact with the pool management company’s customers. This includes working with patrons at the pool as well as working with the point of contact from the customer. 
  • Hiring and Recruiting– Assisting our staffing and safety department in their roles of hiring, onboarding, and training all company employees and working with them more closely on hiring for the facilities in which the Aquatic Facilities Director directly oversees.  
  • Programming and Events- Assist in overseeing swim lessons, swim team and any other programming or special events that take place at the facilities in which you directly oversee. 
  • Marketing and Sales – As a key person within the company, the Aquatic Facilities Director role is vital in the sales and marketing of the commercial swimming pool management company.

  • Must have or be willing to obtain current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, Lifeguard Instructor Certification and PHTA Certified Pool Operator Certification.
  • Ideal candidate will have an extensive part time or full-time aquatic experience at a Park District and/or other municipality facility. 
  • Must have a current valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds.
  • Must be able to spend long periods of time outdoors.
  • Must be able to work long days and have a flexible work schedule. 

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • 20% 401k Match
  • Performance based bonus and sales commissions

TO APPLY please submit Resume to Kurtis Bailey, General Manager, at

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 Chicagoland Pool Management


Kurtis Bailey

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled