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This position is responsible for selling events from 5 – 500 guests in both corporate and social markets. This position will focus on the following target markets (corporate golf outings, social gatherings, weddings, and meetings) depending on season, supply and demand, needs of the department, skill set, and the needs of the Senior Catering Manager.


Minimum of a degree in hospitality, communications, business, or at least three (3) years of catering and sales experience with progressively increased levels of responsibility. Strong ability and passion for providing guests with excellent customer service at all times. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and Tripleseat or similar catering software. Must be positive, enthusiastic, and creative with good attention to detail. Must remain professional at all times in appearance, voice, and follow-through. Must have good presentation, sales, organizational, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills. Must be available to work mornings, nights, afternoons, weekdays, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to work 12 continuous hours.


Work the hours necessary to produce exceptional events for the customers and produce increase revenue.

Be proficient in and sell the appropriate product/service to clients while providing exceptional service.

Establish client base of organizations, associates, social, and corporate businesses through direct outside and inside sales efforts.

Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with key clients in order to produce additional business.

Actively solicit new business through creative marketing, cold calling, and referrals; and follow up on all leads timely.

Conduct tours of the banquet facilities and expose clients to its services; qualify potential leads and ensure appropriate and timely follow up.

Negotiate food and beverage prices, contracts, agreements, meeting room rentals, minimums, and other variable services with clients and vendors to maximize revenue.

Assist the client in menu planning; coordinate food/ beverage, meeting room set-up, AV equipment, and other services as requested by the client.

Advise Senior Catering Manager of booked events.

Confirm agreement in writing by using the catering sales contract and/or event order with clients and notify all departments affected in a timely manner.

Assist in the implementation and achievement of the continual sales and marketing plan for the Catering and Banquet Department.

Learn and understand the POS systems, ClearCompany, Paylocity, and/or any other new or implemented catering software.

Demonstrate financial accountability to maximize profitability while maintaining consistent quality.

Work closely through a manner of communication with clients, service staff, and co-workers at all stages of event planning and execution to ensure that the guest expectations are exceeded.

Assist in long range planning and budget forecasting.

Develop and maintain positive staff morale through effective and consistent communication.

Work closely with event host to guarantee all commitments are satisfied to provide the highest level of customer service and experience.

Ensure the banquet rooms are clean and attractive at all times for events and tours. Respond to customers’ complaints and/or inquiries in less than 24 hours following request.

Work with PDRMA to ensure risk management compliance.

Manage and run offsite catering events.

Assume necessary duties in absence of Senior Catering Manager as needed and directed by Food and Beverage Director.

Contribute to a feedback rich environment.

Provide a high quality of customer service in a professional manner to the internal customer that will facilitate team building and exceptional customer service to the external customer.

Follow the Wheaton Park District and Arrowhead policies, procedures, and guidelines. Proactively support the V.A.L.U.E.S. (integrity, fun, commitment, adaptability and growth, kindness, and service) on a daily basis.

Strive for continuous improvement of systems and self.

Maintain good safety awareness and follow all safety guidelines and procedures.


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


Must have the ability to: frequently use a keyboard and computer, remain in a stationary position for long periods of time; occasionally move about the facility to run events and give tours to clients; occasionally move items such as files and equipment weighing up to 10 lbs. and occasionally expo supplies weighing up to 25 lbs. and over 25 lbs. with assistance; and rarely position self to assist with event setups.


This position will primarily work in an office environment and will be exposed to cleaning chemicals, odors, smells, and noise during events. This position may be exposed to all types of weather conditions when assisting with events held outside.


$45,000.00 per year


Health (HMO or PPO), with very low employee contribution for employee, spouse, and dependents.

Health Insurance Wavier Incentive – up to $4,500.00.

100% employer paid dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents.

100% employer paid vision insurance for the employee.

100% employer paid life insurance at 1.5 times your annual salary.

Health insurance incentive up to $4,500 per year.

FSA and Dependent Care pre-tax via payroll deduction.

Pension Plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, including employer contributions.

Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 12 vacation days, 2 personal days (pro-rated first year), 12 ½ holidays.

Free use of fitness center, two pools, golf, and entrance to Cosley Zoo to employees and family members eligible for insurance coverage.

Tuition Reimbursement, discounts on merchandise, professional memberships, and other voluntary benefits.

The Wheaton Park District is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

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 Wheaton Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Job Title: Custodian
Department: Facilities
Reports to: Custodial Manager
Status: Non-Exempt
Position: Full-Time
Revised: October 2022

Job Summary: The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of skilled tasks in the custodian care and maintenance of the Lemont Park District facilities including grounds. This is an at-will position.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:
• The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. • May be required to work evenings and weekends. Change light bulbs and fluorescent tubes. • Sweep, vacuum, mop, dust, shampoo, strip, wax, polish, and buff floors. Clean up park areas and outside facility cleanup. Dump trash cans and garbage and reline cans with liners. • Clean and sanitize restrooms and replenish supplies; clean spills; clean drinking fountains; clean mirrors, tables, walls, fixtures, blinds, lighting fixtures, etc. • Wash windows, walls, metal, and woodwork. Picks up litter from buildings and grounds. • Perform minor semi-skilled interior building maintenance and repairs such as painting, floor covering, plumbing, carpentry, mechanical, and other unskilled and semi-skilled trades of work. • Inspect and maintain assigned custodial equipment and small tools for proper operating conditions. • Open and close, lock and unlock facilities as needed. • Maintains current skills and knowledge in the proper and safe techniques of custodial maintenance. • Immediately notify the Risk Manager of any safety hazards in District buildings, grounds, and facilities. • Assist Custodial Manager in inventory and acts as department head in the event Custodial Manager is out of the office. • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Qualifications: • Must be 21 years of age with High School Graduate or Equivalent. • Microsoft and Excel Skills required. • Valid Illinois Driver’s License. • Must be CPR/AED certified within 6 months of hire. • Working knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in building and grounds maintenance; working knowledge of equipment and supplies used to do minor repairs. • Requires skill in operation of listed tools and equipment. • Requires the ability to lift heavy objects, walk, and stand for long periods of time.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, some bending, kneeling, and reaching items off floor and high shelves is required. Performing repetitive hand/arm movements as when hammering, drilling, or sawing. Climbing ladders and reaching to perform work, such as changing light bulbs or painting. Sitting for sustained periods of time when operating a tractor. Lifting and moving with loads for long periods of time, as when stocking storerooms. Walking and bending for sustained periods of time, as when working on pumps and motors or bending to pick up litter. Standing for sustained periods of time while checking area/equipment, etc. Reading handwritten information and writing legibly. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Employee must have the physical agility to maintain mobility from site to site and be able to perform heavy manual tasks (a pre-employment drug screening and physical examination will be required after conditional job offer).

Work Environment:
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may be exposed to noise distractions from employees or equipment operation in adjacent work areas. Employee may be required to work both inside and outside during various environmental conditions, such as, but not limited to, rain and mud, extremely hot and cold temperatures, exposure to dust, fumes, dirt, noise, insect bites and exposure to hazardous chemicals.

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 Lemont Park District


Josh Rogowski

 Closing Date

January 31, 2023

 $20- $25 per hour


(Full-Time, Non-Exempt)

At NSSRA, we believe that everyone deserves the chance to play. Formed in 1970 with that goal in mind, we were the first Special Recreation Association in the country, offering programs and services for children, teens, and adults with disabilities. We are similar to a park district; however we only serve residents in our partner communities with special needs.

Fifty years later, we serve approximately 1,800 individuals throughout the year in the northern suburbs of Chicago. We’re all about creating an environment of belonging through play, and we want you to be a part of our team!


Members of Team NSSRA are dedicated individuals with enthusiasm and initiative. The Registration & Training Coordinator is primarily responsible for participant and program registrations and coordinating the training process for NSSRA staff and volunteers. In this position you will be able to contribute your talents, learn new job skills and build meaningful relationships. As Registration & Training Coordinator, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

• Receive and sort registrations for recreation programs, and enter data into the RecTrac registration system

• Communicate with registrants to clarify registration questions

• Communicate professionally and consistently with participants, parents, fellow staff and the general public

• Enter information received from registrants on required participant forms and pursue collection of all required forms and payment from registrants

• Train new employees and conduct annual trainings on the registration system

• Work with recreation staff to assign program codes for seasonal program guides, and accurately enter codes for seasonal programs and events

• Assist the Receptionist in opening and closing the building, answering phones, greeting visitors, and preparing documents, manuals, reports, and files, as needed

• Process charges and post cash receipts, submit information to the Finance Department and prepare bank deposits

• Produces detailed mailing lists for a variety of mailings, including but not limited to letters to families and staff, invitations to NSSRA agency events and Foundation mailings

• Works closely with NSSRA Foundation’s Manager on maintaining the donor database, and generating reports as needed

• Coordinate training program for NSSRA staff and volunteers

• Work with Managers to develop annual training program

• Perform other duties necessary for the efficient and effective operation of NSSRA, as assigned

ABOUT YOU • NSSRA is looking for someone who is enthusiastic with exceptional time management and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively with others.

• Graduation from high school is required.

• Applicants should have a minimum of four (4) years of full-time experience in an office environment. Experience with human service agencies or local government agencies is preferred.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and ability to keyboard information efficiently and with a high accuracy rate is required.

• Experience with RecTrac software is highly desired.

• A valid Driver’s License is required along with own source of reliable transportation.


This is a full-time, year-round position. NSSRA’s office is open from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday; however, programs are held after hours. The Registration & Training Coordinator can expect to work from approximately 8:45 am – 5:15 pm, Monday – Friday. Based on the seasonal program schedule, the position schedule for one day per week will be adjusted to approximately 11:00 am – 7:30 pm to accommodate after hours programs. The Registration & Training Coordinator is required to assist with closing the building and, when asked, should also be able to come in early to open the building. Target hiring range is $20- $25 per hour, dependent on qualifications.


NSSRA offers a generous benefit package which includes medical, prescription and dental coverage, vision reimbursement, life insurance, pension plan, and paid time off.


Complete an online application at to schedule an interview.

Position is open until 12/04/2022. Please apply early as recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.

NSSRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association


 Closing Date

December 04, 2022