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 $45,000.00 - $50,000.00

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This position is responsible for implementing a comprehensive facility maintenance management plan of daily, periodic, and preventive maintenance tasks and facility and equipment repairs. This position assists with facilitation of new construction related to grounds and facilities within Cosley Zoo.


Minimum of high school graduate or GED with at least four years’ experience in park maintenance, building construction, and/or land development trades. Knowledge and skills in three (3) or more of the following trades: electrical, plumbing, carpentry, cement finishing, HVAC, masonry or landscape construction. Supervisory and leadership experience required. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and provide great written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills. Must have good interpersonal and time management skills.


Attendance at work site required every day.

Work the necessary hours to produce exceptional results which may include weekends, evenings, and/or holidays.

Effectively use and supervise all available human resources, materials, supplies, and equipment.

Monitor for and perform routine preventive maintenance to exhibits, buildings, grounds, assigned vehicles and equipment, including hand and power tools.

Design, estimate, and install all aspects of various building trades’ projects (plumbing, carpentry, electrical, mechanical repair, and specialty tools for the animal care department).

Maintain effective two-way communication with Zoo Director, and other zoo staff on concerns related to the facility and grounds.

Work effectively as a team with all zoo staff.

Take an active role in team functions including the Zoo’s Emergency Preparedness Team and other groups as assigned.

Operate all fleet equipment and tools necessary for facility maintenance and repairs including a skid-steer, pick-up truck, and horse trailer, hand and power tools safely and efficiently.

Prepare project cost estimates and plans for small construction projects.

Prepare annual line item budget information for all maintenance, repair, and capital projects.

Facilitate snow and ice removal throughout the zoo and the adjacent administration building.

Maintain accurate inventory of custodial and maintenance supplies.

Submit and maintain accurate records and reports.

Manage, monitor, and control water quality in water features in partnership with the animal care department.

Transport equipment, supplies, and animals as necessary.

Wear personal protective equipment for job function when needed.

Hire, train, manage, lead, coach, direct, schedule, discipline, motivate, evaluate, provide quarterly feedback and recommend merit increases for assigned staff ensuring an effective and efficient department and successful District run in accordance with Department of Labor laws and District policies and procedures.


$45,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year DOQ

Health (HMO or PPO), dental, and vision coverage with very low employee contributions for employee, spouse, and dependents.

Life insurance at 1 ½ times your annual salary paid by the District.

FSA and Dependent Care pre-tax via payroll deduction.

Pension Plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).

Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 12 vacation days after one year of service, 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.


Must have and maintain: a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record; Illinois pesticide applicator’s license including aquatic standards; and CPR/AED certified or obtain within one (1) year of employment. This position must also have or obtain upon hire a current Mandated Reporter certificate.


This position must be able to frequently move up to 25 lbs. such as cleaning and building supplies and occasionally move objects up to 50 lbs. or more with assistance, for up to 25 yards and must be able to get into unusual positions for long periods of time while working on equipment, buildings, and repairs. This position must occasionally operate motorized vehicles, tools, and equipment safely; and occasionally operate a keyboard.


This position will frequently work in all weather conditions including, biting and stinging insects, rain, snow, extreme heat and cold, with fumes, gases, odors, dust, mold, pesticides, cleaning chemicals, grease, oil, mud, poisonous plants, and animal hair/dander/feces. This position will occasionally work at heights near ceilings and on elevated surfaces and rarely with noise over 85 dbls. and occasionally uneven, wet, or slippery surfaces.

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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


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The Northbrook Park District has an opening for full-time Customer Service Coordinator to work at Sports Center, which houses our two indoor ice rinks and an outdoor pool.

The Customer Service Coordinator is responsible for providing customer service to the public by processing registration transactions and handling questions and concerns as well as providing administrative and program support to staff.


This position offers a full benefits package, including healthcare insurance and generous time off package as well as enrollment in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).


Sunday-Thursday, may work both day and evening shifts; hours will vary between 5:30am - 8pm.


• Perform registration operations using registration software to process customer transactions; transactions are accepted online, via email, in-person or by mail.

• Respond to telephone, in-person and email inquiries from customers regarding registration and programs and facilities in a prompt and accurate manner; resolve concerns and seek solutions professionally.

• Balance cash reports on a daily basis.

• Perform general administrative support functions and manage administrative projects at respective location, which may include compiling program material, booking room rentals and programs, assisting with data entry and mailings, proofreading program guide and other written material, maintaining databases and electronic files, generating reports.

• Provide program support to staff by anticipating the needs of staff and instructors and provide them with the necessary support to run a program; may include printing program rosters.

• Monitor building signage and information displays to ensure information is current.


• High school diploma or equivalent. Customer service experience is strongly preferred

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Proven problem solving and customer service skills

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) and other software programs

• CPR/AED Certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire

• Valid Illinois Driver’s License and clean driving record


Work is performed mainly in an office setting. Work involves sitting for long periods of time. May work in the ice arena with exposure to cool temperatures. The employee frequently is required to stand and talk or hear; use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and each with hands and arms. Required to walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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Part-time customer service positions are also available. Visit link above for more details.

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 Northbrook Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $15.00 + DOQ

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Schedule: Weekday and Weekend Daytime Hours (approximately 32 hours)

Benefits: Health Insurance & Personal Paid Time Off

To be considered for this position, interested individuals must complete the online application accessible at Materials submitted through mail, email, or fax will not be considered.

The Custodian position is responsible for performing general facility maintenance, classroom preparation, building supervision and custodial duties at the District’s indoor facilities. This position is under the direct supervision of the Trades and Custodial Manager and Custodial Supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Complete room set-up and tear-down to accommodate scheduled activities, including recreation programs, rentals, meetings, special events and facility rentals.
  2. Maintain and clean indoor facility space.
  3. Respond to safety and emergency requests.
  4. Follow procedure to open and close indoor facilities in accordance with facility schedules.
  5. Serve as a host for outside rentals and perform check-in & check-out procedures.
  6. Transport equipment, supplies and program guides to necessary facilities.
  7. Receive items shipped from vendors and distribute to facilities.
  8. Remove snow and apply salt at key access points.
  9. Comply with District financial policies. Communicate budgetary requests to supervisor.
  10. Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with residents, customers, vendors, community partners and co-workers.
  11. Follow and model compliance with all District, State, Federal and departmental safety and risk management, personnel, administrative policies and procedures, ordinances and regulations.
  12. Maintain a proactive approach to safety and risk management. Report all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in a timely manner.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Skill in the operation of trucks and other light automotive equipment. • Skill in performing a variety of maintenance, repair and manual tasks. • Skill in the operation of building maintenance equipment and cleaning supplies. • Ability to work in a team atmosphere which promotes positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
• Ability to work independently in day to day operations with general direction from the supervisor. • Ability to organize and prioritize work based on the facility schedule. • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally.

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or equivalent. • Valid driver’s license. • Must be at least 18 years old .

Special Considerations

• Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. • Exposure to chemicals, dust, fumes, dirt, loud noise, and insect bites. • Subject to modified/flexible work schedule. • Ability to move from site to site. • Ability to lift, carry and move medium weight (>30 lbs.) objects. Lifting assistance is required when lifting over 30 lbs. • Occasional manipulation of assigned office equipment. • Prolonged lifting, stooping, bending, twisting and climbing for extended periods of time. • Sustained posture in a standing position for prolonged periods of time. • Manual dexterity and strength to operate power-operated machines.

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 Naperville Park District


Human Resources

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $17 - $19/hour

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Description: Provide exceptional customer service by executing Park District customer service initiatives. Answers and responds to calls on the District’s main telephone line.

Conducts monetary transactions and processes sale transactions. Issues permits, lakefront stickers, and other items.

Checks in members and guests, and process day fees. Counts and verifies cash drawers at start of opening shifts. Daily close-out of Recreation Center POS systems at end of closing shifts. Ensures accuracy of paperwork. Reconciles report discrepancies and problems.

Acts as Manager on Duty, as assigned.

Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Classification: Part-time, non-exempt

Shifts Available:

  • Monday-Thursday 5:30-9:45pm
  • Friday 1:00-5:15pm
  • Saturday-Sunday 1:00-6:15pm

Benefits: Employee Ambassador Program, which includes free fitness membership and other District benefits

The Park District of Highland Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Park District of Highland Park


Stephanie Rendler

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $18 - $23 Per Hour DOQ

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The Glenview Park District is proud to operate a dynamic and diverse aquatic program which includes 3 facilities: Splash Landings (a year-round indoor), Flick Pool (summer only outdoor), and Roosevelt Pool (summer only outdoor). Our aquatics department offers a wide variety of programs and activities including swim lessons, pool rentals/parties, outdoor food concessions, birthday parties, and other special events. In this fun and challenging role, you will be an important part of our aquatics team. This position will be work alongside the Aquatic Supervisor and Manager of Aquatics in managing the Aquatics Department. This includes annual training, swim instructor and lifeguard certification classes, regular meetings of key part-time staff, inservices or other required/necessary trainings, facility management, lifeguarding, staffing (recruiting, training and evaluating) as needed.

• Develops, organizes, monitors, and schedules all aspects of Starfish Aquatic Institute group and private swim lesson programming for both indoor and outdoor aquatic programming. Assist in preparing and editing seasonal brochures and website for the Aquatics Department for swim lesson programming and Splash Landings Indoor Aquatic Center.
• Responsible for recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training and supervising the following positions group swim instructor, private swim instructor and swim lesson coordinators.
• Responsible for managing customer inquiries, concerns and feedback for aquatics department. Answers phone calls and emails from patrons and handles appropriately. Troubleshoot customer service issues that may arise.
• Assist with marketing plans and preparing promotional material for Aquatics Department.
• Responsible for the development and implementation of aquatic programming and special events at all three aquatic facilities.
• Shares responsibility of teaching lifeguard certification courses with Aquatic Supervisor year-round.

Qualified candidates should have the following qualifications and skills Education: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports Management, Physical Education, Business Administration or related field. Will consider significant and material experience in lieu of formal education; Experience: Previous management, recreation programming or aquatic experience preferred; Certifications: Must be able to acquire the following certifications within: StarGuard Elite Lifeguard and Lifeguard Instructor Certifications (3 months), Starfish Aquatics Institute Swim Lesson (3 months); Valid Illinois driver’s license required along with own source of reliable transportation.

This is a part-time year-round position (30- 37.5 hours/week). Daily and weekly schedule will vary based on facility hours of operation and seasonal need, must be available to work nights and weekends based on program and facility needs. Schedule may require a non-traditional working hour due to the nature of the operation and staffing needs. This position shares on-call responsibilities on a regular basis and is expected to be on duty whenever the need exists. Target hiring range is $18-23 per hour, dependent on qualifications.

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

• Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO
• Prescription Coverage
• Life Insurance (basic & voluntary)
• Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF)
• Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits
• Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF)
• 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan
• ROTH IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts
• Paid Time off

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If interested, please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.
The Glenview Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Glenview Park District


Maggie Cunningham

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled