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 Starting $45,000 DOQ

Join the Park District of Forest Park's Growing Team - Where staff say "Everyday is a walk in the Park!!"

Are you good with people?

Do you have good, yet under utilized management skills?

Do you have lots of ideas that are not heard?

Are you looking to work in an environment where everyone has a seat at the table?

The Park District of Forest Park needs you!

The Park District of Forest Park is a small park district serving the richly diverse Village of Forest Park community. There are approximately 14,000 residents. The park district is a vital agency to the community's residents, offering space for recreation, sports, and many entertaining special events. Our facilities include an aquatic center (a pool and splash pad), world-class softball fields, a multipurpose soccer field, tennis/pickleball courts, a recreation center, an outdoor fitness court, playgrounds, and much more. With only 12 full-time staff, everyone is essential to the agency's success.

As a team, the Recreation Department shares the responsibilities for planning, coordinating, and budgeting in the following areas - Programming, Special Events, Fitness Center, Camps, Aquatics and Concessions.

A Bachelor's Degree is required.

Experience in operating recreation programs and facilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience will ensure success in this position.

Valid drivers license required.

Position is a non-exempt full-time year-round salary position. District offers a benefit package which includes 100% paid family medical and dental. It also includes IMRF pension, vacation, holiday and sick time. Position may include evening, weekends and holidays.

Benefits: • Health insurance (HMO), with no employee contribution for employee, spouse, and dependents. • Dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents, with no employee contribution. • Free employee assistant plan (EAP) for everyone in household or on insurance plan. • Pension plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund: employee contribution of approximately 4.5%, employer contribution 17%. • Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 10 vacation days, 3 personal days, 11 holidays. • Free use of the fitness center and water park. • Free rental of space (one per year) • Free registration for all Park District non-contractual programs for employees and employees’ immediate family.(includes summer camp) • Educational opportunities, including tuition reimbursement and professional memberships and certifications.

 Park District of Forest Park


Jeff Murphy

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