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 $24.00 - $27.00 per hour

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JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems, water supply networks, swimming pool mechanical systems and waste and drainage systems per proper building / life safety codes as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified applicants must be at least 18 years of age with a valid IL driver’s license. Associates Degree or Journeyman Plumber status in plumbing / mechanical system trade or related field, or currently working towards completing Associates degree or Plumbing Trades Apprenticeship. At least 3 - 5 years relevant experience required in the plumbing trades.

PAY & SCHEDULING: This is a full-time position working Monday - Friday from 7:00 am until 3:30 pm. Additional availability required for overtime, special events, and emergencies. Schedule has potential to change based on seasonal demands. Target hiring range is $24.00 - $27.00 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, Dental Coverage, Vision Reimbursement Program, Life Insurance (basic & voluntary), Short- and Long-Term Disability (IMRF), Pension / Defined Benefit Plan (IMRF), 457 Plan / Defined Contribution Plan, ROTH IRA & Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Holidays, Personal Days, Vacation, Sick Time, Tuition Reimbursement, Park District Facility Discounts and Usage Benefits

APPLY ONLINE! Visit us at – click on “Jobs” at the top of the page.

If interested, please apply early. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately.

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 Glenview Park District


Dan Andres

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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The position of Athletics & Special Events Supervisor is responsible for the efficient management and operation of athletics, leagues, fitness programs and special events. The employee will work under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation and requires an individual who is capable of exercising independent judgment and who possesses the personal disposition generally required of people who work well with the public and other employees. Salary Range is $35,000 - $40,000 depending upon experience & qualifications.

Essential Job Functions • Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation or related field. • Strong communication and leadership skills. • 1 – 2 years’ experience in planning, organizing and implementing programs for youth, teens, adults and families. • Strong knowledge in athletics programming, league planning and special events preferred. • Must be able to hire, train, supervise and evaluate part-time and seasonal staff. Must be able to obtain and work well with volunteers. • Must be able to accomplish all aspects of a task properly and safely and in a timely manner. Needs to be detail oriented. • Ability to work independently, efficiently and be a good team player. • Ability to communicate with the public, professional agencies and other Districts in a professional manner that positively represents the Salt Creek Park District. • Prepare and organize yearly athletic & special event program budgets and marketing timeline. • Must obtain an Illinois Class “B” CDL driver’s license within six months of employment. • Maintain active participation in IPRA and attend monthly meetings within your designated program area. • Evaluate all program areas and make recommendations for program improvements. • Use creativity and consider needs of the community when planning new programs. • Teach programs in the absence of staff. • Work some nights and weekends to make sure all program areas are covered.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Working knowledge of Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Knowledge of RecTrac a plus. • Communicate regularly with parents and participants of programs via telephone/email. • Implements, plans and prepares programs for all types of activities and individuals. • Responsible for inputting payroll, marketing of designated program area and implementing co-op opportunities with local surrounding districts. • Ability to lift at least 40 pounds. • Must be able to identify on site all assigned program participants. • First Aid/CPR/AED certification • Must exhibit good judgment decisions.

Environment • Will mainly be in an office setting. The employee will need to maintain a neat and orderly work space. • Will be required to work in an outdoor setting at times. Temperatures will vary so please be prepared for the weather (jacket, water bottle, sun screen etc.)

Work Hours/Work Week: • Normal work week will be designated by the Superintendent of Recreation as necessary to properly perform the duties of the job. A minimum of 40 hours must be achieved.

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 Salt Creek Park District


kelly Sisco

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $50,000 - $65,000 D.O.Q.

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The Norridge Park District’s Early Care and Preschool Academy provides child care and educational programming for children ages 2 to 5, as well as for school age children in grades Kindergarten through 6th. Our mission is to meet the developmental needs of enrolled children and the societal needs of their parents by providing top quality care in a nurturing and educational environment while taking time for fun.

The Academy is seeking a Superintendent who is capable of building upon its well-respected heritage and reputation and who will be responsible for all aspects of the daily operation of the Academy, including curriculum development, staff hiring and management, marketing and communication, recruitment and enrollment, parent relations, budget development and oversight, policy creation and adherence, purchasing of supplies and equipment, property maintenance and other duties as identified on the complete job description (which can be found on the Park’s website at


• A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Administration, Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university; Master’s Degree preferred. • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of Early Childhood Education. • A minimum of 2 years of experience as an administrator in Early Childhood Education. • Meets DCFS qualifications for Child Care Director or ability to meet them within an agreed upon timeframe. • Knowledge of NAEYC accreditation and state licensing procedures preferred. • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. • Proven leadership, as well as managerial and organizational skills. • Knowledge of fiscal procedures and budgetary planning. • Knowledge of efficient personnel management techniques. • Computer fluency and working knowledge of basic accounting software. • Emotional maturity when working with children, parents and staff. • Ability to perform duties with sound judgment, persistence, integrity, tact and courtesy. • Demonstrated professional skills in the areas of curriculum planning, staff development, in-service training, program goal setting, lesson planning and performance appraisals.

This is a full-time, exempt position that offers major medical, dental and life insurance as well as pension and disability benefits.

Full details regarding work hours, paid vacation, salary and benefits will be addressed during the interview process and upon offer of employment.

To apply, please submit the following materials (in PDF or Word format) to Annemarie Flaherty at or mailed to 4631 N. Overhill Ave., Norridge, IL 60706.

• Complete resume, including all schools, degrees and positions held. • One to two-page personal statement describing qualifications and educational philosophy. • Three professional references. • Completed Application for Employment (found on our website at

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 Norridge Park District


Annemarie Flaherty

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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Sunset Facility Manager/Fitness Supervisor

Summary: Under the direction of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Sunset Facility Manager/Fitness Supervisor is responsible for the planning, coordinating and supervision of all operational and program functions for the Sunset Community Center and operations of the fitness/health-wellness programs.

Supervisor: The Sunset Facility Manager/Fitness Supervisor reports to the Superintendent of Recreation and the Executive Director.

Qualifications: Graduate of a college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in recreation administration or closely related field; three years full time experience in public recreation facility management; or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Certification by a professional association and record of ongoing participation in continuing education seminars and workshops is desirable.

Hours: The Sunset Facility Manager/Fitness Supervisor shall have varying hours due to programs, special events and facility operating hours. Due to the varying nature of the work, evening and weekend hours of duty are expected.

Essential Functions: Administration: 1. Maintain accurate and current records including personnel, payroll, daily attendance, daily receipts, memberships, registration, inventory and schedules, and other miscellaneous statistics as necessary for the operation and management of the facility, fitness center, and custodial staff.

  1. Evaluate the effectiveness of services provided at the facility and make recommendations on modifications of existing services and the introduction of new services.

  2. Prepare annual and special reports in relationship to all facilities and fitness program area.

  3. Implement operating procedures established by the Superintendent of Recreation, Executive Director and the Board of Commissioners.

  4. Oversee the building and counter operations during operating hours in accordance with the policies established by the Superintendent of Recreation, Executive Director and the Board of Commissioners.

  5. Oversee the completion of all front counter responsibilities including computer work, filing and inventory of supplies.

  6. Review and recommend the need for replacement of all equipment.

  7. Oversee and schedule all rentals throughout Sunset Community Center.

  8. Oversee all matters related to fitness programming including staffing, scheduling, training, implementation of new programs, and human resource responsibilities.

  9. Other duties as assigned.

Finance: 1. Prepare and administer the annual budget for the Sunset Racquetball & Fitness Center. Authorization of budget and expense is through the Superintendent of Recreation.

Communications: 1. Inform the Superintendent of Recreation and other staff members of all pertinent matters.

  1. Establish internal communication of the staff throughout facility.

  2. Plan and conduct a promotional program at each of the facility and publicize through different media sources.

  3. Develop and maintain cooperative working relationships among staff members, program participants, public agencies and community organizations.

Personnel: 1. Recruit, hire, train and evaluate all full-time and part-time personnel for the Sunset Racquetball & Fitness Center.

  1. Supervise the Sunset Customer Service Manager, custodians, fitness staff, and front counter staff.

  2. Assist with preparation of work schedules of all full-time and part-time personnel.

  3. Conduct staff meetings and/or in-service training programs on a regular basis.

Planning: 1. Maintain an adequate inventory of all supplies needed at the facility including maintenance supplies.

  1. Recommend repairs or replacement of facility equipment and arranges for repairs of facility with Superintendent of Recreation.

  2. Maintain an awareness of current trends in fitness to be incorporated as a part of the comprehensive plan of the Park District.

Safety Program: 1. Implement facility safety code and preventive maintenance program for the facility equipment.

  1. Understand the Park District safety procedures and requirements. This includes completion and follow-through on all accident reports, emergency safety procedures, reporting of hazardous equipment, facilities or conditions and the conduct of any employee under his/her supervision. Reports all incidents and potential hazards to the Safety Committee as soon as possible.

  2. The Sunset Facility Manager may be designated as Safety Committee Co-Coordinator. In addition to this job description, this employee must adhere to the Safety Coordinator Job Description located in the Safety Manual, Section 5.01.

Marginal Functions: 1. Assist all employees of the Park District as needed.

Physical Requirements: 1. Ability to operate Park District vehicles.

  1. Handling Park District materials up to 50 pounds. Assistance will be provided when necessary.

Cognitive Considerations: 1. Resolve differences and problems that arise with patrons and employees.

  1. The Sunset Facility Manager/Fitness Supervisor must exhibit good problem solving ability and good judgment in keeping with the mission of the Park District.

  2. May be exposed to elements when driving to meetings or when assisting workers with outdoor functions. Most activities are performed indoors; these conditions include lighting and temperature.

  3. The Sunset Facility Manager must exhibit good computer skills in order to perform all duties efficiently and effectively

Please email resume to Nicole Vickers:

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 Geneva Park District


Nicole Vickers

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $17/hr + DOQ

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Lisle Park District is looking for a full-time Parks Specialist to join our Parks Department.

Please apply online at

Job duties include the following (and other duties as assigned):

Builds, installs, paints and maintains park facilities including play structures, benches, shelters, retaining walls, borders, drinking fountains, pathways, goal posts, piers, grills, fences and bridges. Installs and maintains trees, shrubs, turf grasses and flower beds. Trims and prunes trees and shrubbery. Performs a bi-monthly inspection of all assigned sites. Assists with the construction and maintenance of athletic fields. Performs daily inspection of mowers, tractors and trucks before use. May perform small engine repairs. Identifies tree and shrubbery illnesses and issues, troubleshoots and resolves. Troubleshoots and resolves site drainage issues. Performs masonry, carpentry and stone work to build and repair park facilities including shelters, retaining walls, borders, washrooms, sidewalks and curbs. Plows and removes snow and ice as required. Assists with special event preparation, operation and clean-up as required. Trains and delegates tasks to assigned seasonal and part-time employees.

Requirements: - Expertise typically acquired through completion of a high school program. Additional course work in horticulture or landscaping preferred. - Minimum of 2 years related work experience including experience in landscaping or grounds keeping. - Valid Illinois drivers license with excellent driving record. - Good speaking, hearing and vision ability, excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry between 25 and 60 pounds frequently and over 60 pounds occasionally.

Pay rate is based on years of experience and skills. This is a full-time position offering health insurance, paid time off, IMRF pension and facility benefits.

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 Lisle Park District


Scott Hamilton

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled