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 Starting Salary Range $53,000 - $63,000 annually

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Plainfield Park District is seeking a Planning Manager

The position comes with an extremely favorable employee benefits package:

100% Employer Paid HMO  BCBS Health Insurance OR Low cost PPO BCBS Single $8.35 per pay period, Family $30.87 per pay period

100% Employer Paid Dental Insurance

100% Employer Paid Life Insurance

100% Employer Paid EAP

Wellness Program- up to $400 yearly participation incentive

Free/Discounted Park District Programs

Participation in the IMRF pension fund. 

Starting Salary Range: $53,000 - $63,000 annually 


Under the supervision of the Director of Planning, assist with planning, design, development, and bidding of various development projects.  Update and maintain the District’s GIS database and Planning files.  Participate in master planning, capital improvement, annexation and natural areas management.


Participation in master planning, capital improvement planning, site planning and site improvement processes.

Assists in department and Capital budget planning.

Prepares or coordinates and supervises the preparation of sketches, working drawings, specifications, cost estimates, bid documents and contract documents for projects, including the preparation of staff recommendations for approval by the Board. 

Reviews, supervises and inspects the construction/renovation of park and facility improvements to ensure specification compliance, satisfactory completion and to provide direction to staff and contractors involved in projects.  Makes regular site visits and prepares punch lists.

Assist in the design and development of maintenance procedures.

Maintains complete and accurate files on all planning, design, construction and cost for all projects.

Maintains and updates site plans, park utility maps, playground plans and maintains CAD files and GIS database for park boundary, topographic surveys and park assets.

Participates in the District’s annexation process and public land dedication ordinance.

Attends District-wide meetings on a regular basis, Board meetings as requested.

Must be CPR/AED certified or have the ability to become certified through our District.


Four-year degree with major course work in project management, landscape architecture, or a related field with a minimum of three years of applicable, professional work experience preferably in a municipal setting.

Extensive knowledge of landscape architecture and architectural planning is preferred. A State of Illinois license in Landscape Architecture is desired.

Must have experience working with construction contracts, bid documents and specifications.

Proficient in AutoCAD, GIS, Photoshop, Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office.

Proficient working knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Illinois Environmental Barriers Act and Illinois Accessibility Code (IAC).

Ability to effectively lead projects and work well with outside parties and contractors.

Exceptional communication skills and customer service skills.

Valid driver’s license required.

Ability and willingness to work independently with little supervision.

Plainfield Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Plainfield Park District


Linda Michels

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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The Recreation Maintenance Technician works under the direction of the Facility Services Manager. Responsibilities include, but not limited to basic custodial and maintenance duties, daily/monthly/annual projects for the Rakow Center and all pools.

Completes routine preventive maintenance and inspections on all facility equipment and systems while being project oriented. Fulfills work requests and completes daily/monthly/yearly building projects in a timely and cost efficient manner. Contributes information regarding budget preparation for annual capital needs/budget assessment for all aquatics and Rakow Center. Provides basic custodial needs during shift such as basic housekeeping and deliveries as necessary. Utilizes established practices (such as computer or other programs) to determine daily cleaning needs, program set up and take downs of areas and equipment. Communicates the needs to various staff members as needed. Administers daily scheduled pool checks as required by the state, thru the calendar year and additionally during summer months. Checks the following and makes adjustments as necessary: Water Balance, Temperature Levels, Chemical Mixtures, Backwashing.

High School Diploma or equivalent, with college preferred. 2-3 years’ experience with commercial pools, whirlpool and water treatment or water chemistry. Certification as a pool operator, or the ability to obtain certification within 90 days. Basic knowledge of equipment repair and maintenance; working knowledge of basic electricity, plumbing and carpentry. Some understanding of operations in heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems. Knowledge of applicable biding codes of municipalities required. Valid Illinois Driver’s License.

Year round full-time position, 40 hours per week. Work hours are established 5:30am - 2:00pm. Tuesday thru Friday, and 7:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday, but may include additional hours during the summer.

Excellent benefit package including: Retirement Plan, Paid days off (vacation, sick, holiday), medical, dental and life insurance, free annual fitness center pass, pool pass and free and/or subsidized Park District activities and events for employee and family members. And much more. Open until filled.

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 Dundee Township Park District


Jackie Pierce

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,000- $55,000/yr. depending on qualifications

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The Glen Ellyn Park District is excited to announce a new FT Recreation Supervisor position with the primary responsibilities being the continued growth and expansion of our Cultural Arts and Cheer programs. We have our first two youth theater productions under our belt and are looking forward to more youth as well as adult productions in the future. We’re also looking to expand our dance and cheer programs and explore other needs and areas of expansion. With the recent passing of a $15.9 million referendum to improve and expand multiple facilities and parks as well as purchasing land for future developments, the Glen Ellyn Park District is shaking things up and has BIG plans for the future! Come join us as the excitement unfolds . . .

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation Services, the Recreation Supervisor will be responsible for the planning and general administration of various recreation programs. The anticipated program areas are Cultural Arts which includes dance, theater, music, and art (both in-house and contractual), Golden Eagles Cheer program, Adventure Time Before/After School program, various specialty classes and summer camps, and some seasonal special events. Additionally, this position will be the point person for Spring Ave. facility operations and rentals. Primary responsibilities include staffing, scheduling, budgeting, customer service, and safety of all assigned programs, special events, and other services to meet the needs of our community. Other duties include but are not limited to: updating the activity guide, public relations/marketing, staff training, performance management, facility management, purchasing and inventory control, equipment maintenance, and other duties as assigned. This is an at-will position.

Hours: Generally, Monday – Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, with weekend and evening availability Location: Spring Ave. Recreation Center – 185 Spring Ave., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING: The ideal candidate will be passionate about the field of recreation with a self-motivated, resourceful, creative, and outgoing personality. Results-oriented with interest and experience in developing and expanding programming in various areas to fill gaps and create niches is essential. A passion for cultural arts, youth programming, and planning special events is highly desired. A Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Performing Arts, Leisure Studies, or a related field is required or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. At least three years of leadership/supervisory experience is preferred. Experience and understanding of recreation administration and programming, budgeting, customer service, personnel procedures, safety, and event planning are required. Excellent customer service skills with strong communication skills in both verbal and written format. Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Recreation Software experience is preferred, ActiveNet knowledge is a plus. Must possess attention to detail, strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to shift priorities and multi-task. Capacity to work independently and as part of a team is essential. Must have CPR/First Aid training or receive within 6 months of hire. Must have a valid driver’s license and provide own transportation. Available for flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends.

The Glen Ellyn Park District is a local governmental agency serving residents of the Village of Glen Ellyn and portions of neighboring communities. It provides a wide range of recreational services, athletics, and leisure activities to its citizens, with opportunities for all ages and abilities. The Park District has 29 parks that are meticulously maintained for the community’s use in both unstructured recreation and programmed events. The District operates one outdoor aquatic facility, two recreation centers, three athletic field complexes, 23 playgrounds, two lakes, the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, Holes and Knolls Miniature Golf Course, Maryknoll Splash Pad, and the recently renovated Lake Ellyn Boathouse. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our mission is to “foster diverse, community-based leisure opportunities through a harmonious blend of quality recreation programs, facilities, and open space which will enhance the quality of life into the future.” We welcome you to apply to become a part of our great TEAM!

BENEFITS WE OFFER: • Medical Coverage, PPO or HMO option • Dental Coverage • Vision Reimbursement Program • Prescription Coverage • Employer Paid Life Insurance & Voluntary Optional Insurance Plans
• Free Fitness Membership & Wellness Program • Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IL Municipal Retirement Fund) • Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF) • Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, holidays, floating holidays) & Paid Emergency Leave • Professional Membership & Continuing Education • Tuition Reimbursement • Employee Assistance Program

To apply for this position, go to: Please complete an employment application online and include a resume and cover letter.

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 Glen Ellyn Park District


Lynn Wiltfong

 Closing Date

July 31, 2022

 12.00-16.00 hr

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Do the Best Environmental Work of Your Career

ILM has been providing trusted care for our client’s land and water resources for almost 30 years. We have a full range of ecological services to help our clients achieve their goals. We approach each new client relationship or assignment by discussing their objectives and assessing the current ecosystem conditions. Then we deploy the right combination of services to produce the desired results. ILM is seeking positive energetic people to help us provide service for our clients in the Chicagoland area. No experience necessary, we will provide on the job training. Applicants must have a drive to grow both personally and professionally. As a member of our team you will be working together with other passionate employees to help meet our client’s goals for their natural environments. Most of services we provide will be outdoors in areas including uneven terrain, thick vegetation, and varying weather conditions. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving record. Our hours of operation are 7am – 4pm Monday through Friday with one weekend day per month. Day-to-day scheduling needs and workload may change the start and stop times. Employees work an average of 45-50 per week. Some out of town work possible as well.

ILM team members “own” each client assignment they work on. Their responsibilities include: • Control of aquatic vegetation and algae, Fountain and aeration maintenance, fish surveys, water quality studies, natural area maintenance, controlled burning, and other lake and pond services. • The use of pesticides: loading, mixing, spraying • Operation of boats, motors, spray pumps, ATV’s, and other equipment. Mechanical abilities a plus. • Highly organized, detail-oriented reporting of daily activities via computers • Communication with clients onsite in an outgoing and positive and consultative manner • Driving pick-up trucks and trailers to job sites. • Working as an individual or as a part of a team • Must pass the Illinois Department of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Operators General Standards Exam (study guides provided). • Perform physical labor including bending, kneeling, twisting, lifting (40lbs), reaching, carrying, etc. • Working outdoors in all seasons and weather • Be and remain drug free (background checks and random drug screening are standard)

To learn more about our ILM, please visit

Candidates must be 21 years of age and successfully pass our pre-employment testing.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Position offers competitive hourly pay that will increase as performance goals are met or exceeded, good health, retirement, paid days off and opportunities for advancement.

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 Integrated Lakes Managment


Ryan Rickerson

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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SUMMARY Assists the Lifestyle Director with reports, paperwork, activities, events, and the day-to-day operations of the Lakeside Lodge at Grand Dominion including answering incoming calls, greeting residents, answering routine questions, and assisting with resident activity/event sign-ups and payments.

Ideal candidate will be a creative, energetic ‘people person’ with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office – specifically Outlook, Excel, Word, and Publisher. Flexibility is key with a willingness to learn.


• Assist Lifestyle Director in coordination of social events, trips, large scale special events, seminars, presentations.

• Participate in the planning, implementation, and promotion of activities to enhance quality of life for all residents.

• Juggle multiple priorities while staying organized.

• Greet residents and guests warmly and professionally.

• Help to create an inviting and welcoming atmosphere within the community

• Maintain website activity and fitness calendar.

• Using computer software & programs, develop registrations for events and trips, prepare deposits, create checklists, etc.

• Creatively develop flyers for events and programs (publisher or CANVA)

• Effectively communicate with staff and residents by phone, email, written memo or in-person.

• Enroll residents in all activities and accept all activity payments.

• Assist in monitoring residents and guests for compliance with Rules & Regulations (requires a working knowledge of this document)


• Ability to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties.)

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Good organizational skills

• Excellent people skills

• Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information/documents.

• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.

• Confidence to enforce rules of the Lakeside Lodge.

• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

• Strong problem-solving skills

• Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Products. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and skilled at navigating the internet and using cloud-based registration software.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 2-4 years of related experience and/or training (Or equivalent combination of education and experience)

AVAILABILITY 24 - 35 hours per week Monday, Tuesday & Thursday (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) At least one Friday or Saturday evening shift per month In high activity months (spring & summer) occasional added weekday evening

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 Grand Dominion by Del Webb Community Association


Dawn Stangle

 Closing Date

August 22, 2022