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The Village of South Elgin is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Buildings and Grounds Superintendent in the Public Works Department. This is a highly responsible position which requires the maintenance and general upkeep of all Village owed buildings and property. This position will supervise staff, and manage outside contractors for a variety of maintenance tasks. Position primarily manages staff members work assignments, however the Superintendent is expected to have skills, ability and willingness to perform some work as needed in particular snow removal and minor building repairs. The Superintendent must use judgement and planning in the repair and maintenance of infrastructure as well as being responsible to maintain a tight budgetary and inventory control.

Qualifications require a minimum of ten years’ experience in construction, maintenance, and
Repair of buildings and grounds infrastructure. Minimum of five years managerial and three years progressive supervisory experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. A valid CDL Class B driver’s license is a plus.

Normal work hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. however hours may be flexed in response to some situations. The Village offers an excellent compensation and benefit package with a starting salary of $38.27 per hour.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and application to the Village of South Elgin, ATTN: Human Resources, 10 North Water Street, South Elgin, IL 60177 or via e-mail to Applications are available online at

Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Village of South Elgin


Paula Glaspie

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $45,000 - $50,000

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The Company:

The Arrowhead Restaurant and Bar is looking for an enthusiastic, creative, and fully qualified Sous Chef to assist in running our busy restaurant kitchen. Arrowhead restaurant offers a fine-dining experience with stunning views that overlook our 27-hole golf course. In addition our restaurant, we also cater to events such as weddings, banquets, golf outings, showers, and corporate events while exceeding guest expectations.

The Position:

Attendance at work site required every day, ensuring the provision and growth of personalized guest service and ultimately the guests’ experience.

Responsible for managing staff to avoid needless spending in overstaffing while ensuring guests receive an exceptional level of service and etiquette.

Maintain positive public relations and is ready to handle difficult situations as they may arise.

Oversee security of food and beverage storage areas.

Seek, interpret and implement input from public through table visits.

Monitor uniform provisions.

Assist in planning special events and promotions to retain and increase recognition and image of facility.

Assist in establishing and maintaining service procedures for food and beverage handling and preparation.

Assists with bartender, busser, hostess, server, or food runner as needed.

Monitor and train staff on proper cash handling procedures to prevent loss and theft.

Motivate staff to improve work performance facilitating the growth of teamwork, ownership, and responsibility in a smooth, upbeat shift encouraging professional fun on the job.

Secures opening and closing procedures for shifts as needed.

Maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards and order of food and beverage facilities in accordance with internal rules as well as health department standards.

General knowledge of craft beer, wine, and spirits.

Ensure entire facility has all necessary beer/wine/liquor without exceeding inventory limits.

Assist in booking the entertainment for the restaurant.

Assist in creating menus with Microsoft Publisher.

Work with Bevinco on liquor inventory to ensure accuracy on reports and handle appropriate follow-up with front of house staff.

Contribute to a feedback rich environment.

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.

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.

Arrowhead is owned and operated by the Wheaton Park District. Park districts are all about leisure, recreation and conservation. If this interests you, we offer the following:

Why you should apply:

$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.

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.

The Qualifications:

Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent with at least three (3) years of full-time experience in the food and beverage industry. have excellent people skills and good use of judgment. have strong leadership skills, the ability to motivate, be a positive influence on staff, and have good written and verbal communication skills. Familiar with point of sale system and Microsoft Office Suite required.

To apply for this position go to:

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

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 Wheaton Park District


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Open Until Filled


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This position will report to the horticultural manager. It will be responsible for all horticultural construction and maintenance activities within Park District owned or leased properties.


-General landscape maintenance, horticulture and snow removal Mowing and trimming with tractors, small mowers and hand equipment Turf maintenance, establishing new turf, fertilizing, and weed killing Landscape work: Planting and trimming trees, shrubs, grading old and new areas, and operating special landscape equipment -Making and maintaining ice rinks; such as flooding and making walkway for skaters -Removal of snow from ice rinks, along with Park District walks and drives -Performs inspections of field work, field playability and makes recommendations for improvements -Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules and the employee handbook -Assists with Park District special events -Attends professional seminars and workshops to promote knowledge in related areas of responsibility and for continuing education -The candidate should be familiar with hand tools associated with arboricultural and landscaping work. Establish work zone safety procedures such as the placement of cones and signs, or flagging as needed. -Familiar with routine grounds maintenance, trimming, mulching in preparation for special events, and other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience and Training

-High school graduate -1 to 2 years working experience in grounds maintenance -Knowledge of horticultural maintenance for the Park District - Ability to obtain appropriate pesticide operators license within one year - Ability to obtain Valid Illinois Class “B” Driver’s License within one year CPR and AED Certification within six months of hire -A successful criminal background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen


-Monday through Friday, 40 hours a week, with work hours designated by the Executive Director -Occasional additional evening and/or weekend hours and being on call, as needed -Employee is considered to be on duty whenever the need exists Compensation

The hiring salary range is $39,140-$42,564; starting salary is DOQ. The District offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and membership in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The Park District benefits package also includes paid vacation, personal days, holidays, sick leave, and potential for annual merit increases.

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 Palatine Park District


Peter Cahill

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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Job Title: Assistant Recreation Supervisor-Camps & Preschool, IMRF
Grade: VI, starting at $17.00/hour
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Department: Recreation

Reports to: Recreation Supervisor
Supervises: Part-time summer camp staff

Assist the Recreation Supervisor in the daily operations of the summer day camp and Creative Corners preschool programs, including but not limited to: program planning and implementation, registration and customer service, staff training and management and participants’ safety and behavior management. This position can make decisions if necessary with the absence of the Recreation Supervisor, after consulting with the Assistant Superintendent of Recreation. The position will consist of a variety of hours and days typically between 7:00am-6:00pm Monday-Friday, averaging 25 hours per week year round, summer may require more. Hours not to exceed 1,450/year.

1. Assist with new season camp program planning in March, April and May.
2. Schedule all camp program field trips.
3. Arrangement of vehicle use, bus charter (1-2) and DPPD vans (2).
4. Assist in the organization of new hire and rehire packets.
5. Assist in the preparation, design and implementation of in-service training.
6. Assist in the overseeing of the annual set-up and clean-up of the camp buildings.
7. Uniform distribution for staff (shirt & nametags)
8. Organization of Camp Specific binders, tablets at the start and end of camp programming; Participation Binder, Site Binder, Master Binder, and Board Policy Binder.
9. Direct supervision of 3 camps (Camp Discovery, West Park & Adventure Camps)
10. Completion of all general weekly paperwork, sign in/out sheets, counselor groups and rosters routine for Friday closed registration dates, with information from the RecTrac Registration Software, for binder and tablet updates.
11. Responsible for the overall organization and distribution of the day camp registration and medical forms for participants.
12. Maintain an inventory of camp equipment and supplies.
13. Submit written reports- accident reports, purchase orders, supply requests, staff and program evaluations, conduct reports, write-ups and other paperwork as required.
14. Meet with the Recreation Supervisor and Camp Directors to keep the lines of communication open.
15. Maintain first aid kits at all program sites and render basic first aid as required.
16. Daily driving to off sites to check on camping programming and needed materials.

1. Primary substitute in classrooms for Directors and Aides, as needed.
2. Assist with transition of students at the beginning of the year.
3. Conduct tours and disseminate information to perspective families. May include attendance at outside community related functions.
4. Maintain rosters and sign-in sheets.
5. Assist with planning and implementing related events

1. Responsible for promoting camp and preschool programs and developing positive public relations.
2. Inform all staff of any changes in policy, procedures or rules handed down by supervisors.
3. Coordinate staff to direct patrons in the event of an emergency such as severe weather or fire.
4. Follow all safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Park District Safety and Crisis Manuals.
5. Perform additional duties as assigned.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or Education

Experience: Administrative leadership experience. Skill and experience in group dynamics, communications, administrations, youth development and outdoor related activities ranging from 2 years old -14 years old Previous camp and/or preschool experience is mandatory, with at least 2 years of service as either a Camp Director or Coordinator and/or preschool lead teacher or director. Experience with behavioral management preferred.

Certifications: Valid Driver’s License, Safe Driver Check, Defensive Driving Training, personal car use will be reimbursed for mileage. All accidents or incidents while working for the Des Plaines Park District will be the sole responsibility of the driver. CPR and First Aid Certification, Classes available through the Park District upon hire.

To apply, please go to and click the Recreation link.

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 Des Plaines Park District


Nicole McNulty

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $39,500+ DOQ

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JOB SUMMARY Under the direction of the Parks Supervisor, the Grounds and Facilities Technicians perform the day to day functions that are required of the Parks & Planning Department. This position will be required to supervisor part-time and seasonal staff.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & TRAINING 1) High school diploma with 2 or more years’ experience and knowledge in one or more of the following fields preferred: Landscape maintenance, plumbing, carpentry, electrical, mechanical repair, or heavy equipment operation. 2) Must have extensive knowledge of landscape and grounds maintenance tools, equipment, and techniques. 3) Must have extensive knowledge of all athletic field maintenance procedures. 4) Must be able to read, write, and understand English. Bi-lingual preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES 1) Effective communication skills, both verbal and written. 2)Detailed oriented and accurate. 3)Ability to work independently or as part of a team. 4) Must have a valid Illinois state driver’s license. 5) Be able to obtain and maintain an Illinois Pesticide Operators license. 6) Ability to obtain and maintain current CPR and AED certification. 7) Understand and exhibit behavior consistent with stated values of the District.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 1) Manages and executes the implementation of grounds care programs and projects. 2) Supervises the year round and part-time/ seasonal staff as needed. 3) Ensures the use of standard practices, methods, tools, materials, and equipment are used in park maintenance, landscape maintenance, natural areas and construction. 4) Participates in the support of the Recreation Department programs. 5) Maintains communications with, but not limited to the public, staff, volunteers, and community officials. 6) Preform other duties as assigned.

HOURS 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7 to 3:30. Evening and weekend hours will be required based on the needs of the District’s operations schedule.

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 Oswegoland Park District


Keith Zalewski

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled