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 $50,000 to $60,000

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The Golf Operations Manager manages the golf course operations, insuring it is operated in an efficient and fiscally accountable manner. Administer the day to day operations of pro shop, driving range, golf services and motor cart fleet. Direct, monitor and support golf course employees to assure customer experience and expectations are properly satisfied. Reports to the Director of Golf Operations.

DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Supervision of daily operations for facility including opening and closing as necessary. • Trusted and responsible for proper handling of large sums of money, keys and facility security codes and the adherence to security and safety procedures and policies. • Complete and manage golf course employee schedules. • Complete a comprehensive departmental yearly budget. • Operate and troubleshoot facility point of sales systems as required. • Organize and monitor golf course tee sheet to insure maximum profitability. • Book, facilitate and properly process and invoice golf leagues, outings and special events. • Manage, motivate and oversee golf staff to ensure they are performing jobs properly. • Properly hire, train, reward, discipline and terminate golf course staff as required. • Attend facility meetings to exchange ideas and update progress of golf course. • Supply monthly board report for golf department that appropriately summarizes departmental activities • Other duties as assigned by Director.

QUALIFICATIONS • A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in business administration or related field with a minimum of five years of experience in golf course management. • Knowledge of Pro Shop merchandising and Point of Sales Systems. • Fluent in Microsoft Excel and Word.

JOB STATUS: Full time
DEPARTMENT: White Pines Golf Club
FSLA STATUS: Exempt HOURS: Hours will vary based on facility needs, including evenings and weekends HOW TO APPLY: Qualified applicants may submit application and resume to

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 Bensenville Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000.00 - $60,000.00

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The Company:

Since Arrowhead Golf Club’s historic opening in 1927, it continues to offer a superb golf experience to its guests. The course is comprised of three nine-hole courses where guests can experience the feel of a private club at one of the finest municipal courses in the Western suburbs.

Arrowhead Golf has achieved 7 of the 7 categories for Audubon Certification and hope to have the final site visit completed by early-mid 2020.

The Position:

What will you do?

Assist in planning and supervising maintenance of greens, tees, and fairways; schedule work, and supervise employees and the use of equipment.

Supervise and participate in operation and maintenance of pumps, and in maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems.

Understand and identify turf diseases and insect pests.

Supervise pesticide application and/or operate and calibrate pesticide application equipment.

Why you should apply:

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:

$50,000.00 - $60,000.00 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.

And more…

The Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, we are looking for:

A Bachelor of Science degree in turf management or related field required.

Minimum of three (3) years’ golf course experience with increasing responsibilities in turf management including experience with various fertilizers, pesticides, drainage systems, irrigation systems, and supervising staff.

Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Must have a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record and able to operate a manual transmission.

CPR/AED certified or obtain within one (1) year of employment; and Illinois Pesticide Applicator’s License.

Must be able to move objects (bags/jugs of fertilizer and chemicals) up to 50 lbs.

Must be able to be continuously exposed to all weather conditions and OSHA approved pesticides and chemicals.

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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

 $12 per hour

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The Marketing Intern will assist with community events, including planning and execution.

Qualifications: High School graduate or equivalent.

Rate of Pay: $12 per hour

Schedule: 40 hours per week for 12 weeks from May to August, and will require hours on the evening, weekend and holidays.

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 Elmhurst Park District


Carolyn Wilkin

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Starting $15.00 DOE

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The Custodian is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness, general appearance indoors and outdoors, and the efficient maintenance operation of the Prairie View Community Center. Occasionally the Custodian will be required to perform other tasks and repairs.

The Night Custodian is a full-time position and must be available Monday through Friday from 3:00pm until 11:00pm.

Qualifications: High School or Trade School graduate with one year of janitorial or building mechanical equipment maintenance experience. Must be self motivated with good judgment and works independently. Must possess a valid driver’s license with no license revocation or suspension within the last three years. Ability to perform strenuous and varied physical activity, including but not limited to, extensive lifting, standing, walking and climbing. A pre-placement physical is required.

Essential Functions: Custodial tasks necessary to maintain a clean appearance both on the outside and inside of the Prairie View Community Center including snow and ice removal. Routine maintenance which includes: cleaning, mopping, scrubbing, waxing, vacuuming, dusting and washing any and all floors, walls, windows, carpeting, washroom fixtures, tables, chairs and any other permanent or movable item or fixture located in the Community Center facility. Inspects the entire building, both upper and lower level, at periodic intervals during working hours for safety, security and maintenance reasons. Must take proper safety precautions and be aware of potential and existing hazards on the job and attempt to eliminate them. Positive interaction and cooperation with all Park District staff, the public and facility patrons. Clean all areas of the facility and complete checklists. . Take down set ups and clean for parties, rentals, and special events. Perform additional duties as assigned.

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 Morton Grove Park District


Laura Kee

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10 per hour

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The Community House is excited to offer a professional internship to students working toward a degree within the field of parks and recreation. This internship opportunity runs 12-13 consecutive weeks and usually starts a few weeks before the start of our summer programs. Under the supervision and guidance of the Program Director and The Community House Recreation Supervisors, the Recreation intern will have the opportunity to expand their education. Interns are exposed to all areas of operations, from administration, budgeting, leadership, staff management, programming, special events, and facility/maintenance. Students will be provided the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge, to the following programs: Summer Day Camps, Leagues, Sports Camps, Art Programming, Special Events, Enrichment Camps, and Active Adult/Senior Programs.

Please include resume and school requirements.


• Work in areas of program development, written and oral communication, budgeting, training/management of employees, evaluation of both programs & personnel, marketing and special events.

• Experience registration software processes, financial reporting and brochure proofing.

• Gain direct leadership experience by conducting programs and special events.

• Plans, prepares and participates in recreation programs and special events.

• Assists with the planning, set-up, execution and tear down of special events.

• Responsible for the well-being, safety and care of children and youth attending programs.

• Responsible for creating a fun and energetic environment for the program participants on a daily basis.

• Work in a team-based environment supporting the Recreation Team.

• Interact with guests, parents, and participants in a positive and professional manner, utilizing excellent guest service standards.

• Maintain professional attitudes and relationships with parents, participants, and co-workers.

• Adhere to The Community House rules and regulations including proper attire, safety procedures, and overall professionalism.

• Participate in safety training and respond to emergencies in an appropriate manner.

• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Be currently enrolled, or a recent graduate of a university or junior college pursuing or having completed a degree in Parks & Recreation, Youth Programming, Sports Management or similar field.

• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

• Must be able to respectfully and effectively communicate with fellow staff, program participants, and facility users of all ages.

• Must have current CPR / AED and First Aid certification by hire date or be able to attend The Community House training to become certified).

Intern hours will vary, depending on the weekly activities and special events; however, the Intern will work approximately 40 hours per week, including nights and weekends when needed. The schedule is usually Monday through Friday but may vary, depending on the weekly activities and special events.

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 The Community House


Beth Hahn

 Closing Date

March 13, 2020