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 $16.00 HR DOQ

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QUALIFICATIONS: Individual must be age 18 years of age or older with a valid IL driver's license. A degree in restoration ecology, biology, or natural resource field preferred. Candidates needs to have knowledge of Midwest native ecosystems, native and non native plant identification, and natural areas restoration techniques. A minimum of two years of experience performing ecological activities preferred. Candidates should posses or be able to obtain a valid IL Pesticide Operator's License within three months of hire. Applicants should posses or be able to obtain a Class C drivers license within six months of hire. Individual must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work outdoors in all weather conditions. Experience with power tools is a plus. Must be able to efficiently communicate with public, patrons and partners. Candidates must pass a drug and / or alcohol screening.

DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Park Naturalist, the individual is responsible for on-going ecological restoration and maintenance projects. Occasionally may need to assist with environmental outreach and education. Individual must be able to work well independently with little supervision and as a team member on a crew. Duties will include in invasive plant control including herbicide application, use of mowers, chainsaws, brush cutters, hand tool sand other equipment ; assist with prescribed burn ; operate a chipper; install shrubs and plugs ; collect and process native seeds ; trail maintenance ; landscape bed maintenance ; drive truck with trailer ; and other duties as assigned by supervisor . Some weekend and evenings are required. Position will also help coordinate an Adopt-a-Park program. This is an at-will position.

SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Actively support the loss control program that will effectively control and reduce accidents. 2. Obey the practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the loss control program that is pertinent to the activities conducted by the department. 3. Promptly report to the supervisor all accidents and injuries occurring within the course of employment, no matter how minor. 4. Promptly report to the supervisor and the safety coordinator all unsafe actions, practice or conditions observed. 5. Cooperate with and assist in the investigation of accidents to identify causes and corrective measures to prevent their recurrence. 6. Make sure the necessary equipment and protection devices for each job are used and maintained properly. 7. Wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) when working in hazards operations or areas. 8. Continually observe and evaluate work conditions and practices on the job site.

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATION: 1. Workers must be able to work closely with co- workers. 2.Workers must work around general population / park district patrons. 3. Workers must be able to clearly and politely interact and talk with general population / park district patrons.

PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS: 1. Worker is exposed to chemicals (i.e. fertilizers, herbicides, cleaning materials) 2. The worker will be exposed to gasoline, diesel and engine fluids. 3. Prolonged exposer to loud noises and small engines.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS: 1. The worker may be exposed to all weather conditions including extreme heat, cold, rain, snow and ice. 2. Appropriate clothing and safety-toe boots are required for this position and are not supplied by the Glen Ellyn Park District.

POSITION HOURS: 1. Typical hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00-3:30 2. Some weekend work required. 3. Months cover primarily February - November (Seasonal, 45 weeks per year) 3. Average of 32 hours per week (four full - days per week)

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Please complete an employment application:

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 Glen Ellyn Park District


Renae Frigo
630-858-6037 ext. 6006

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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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.

Please apply online at

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 Lisle Park District


Scott Hamilton

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Commission based

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Sales & marketing representatives.

Since 1985, Zenon Company has been a leader in the park and playground equipment business. We provide a wide variety of products to park districts, schools and commercial properties such as: * Shelters, gazebos and shade structures. * Playground equipment, bordering, safety surfacing. * Pool and deck furniture such as chaise lounges, chairs,
tables and umbrellas * Picnic tables, park benches, barbecue grills, bike racks and accessories. * Bike racks, bike lockers and storage lockers. * Planters, benches, * Waste receptacles and recycling containers.

We are looking for candidates who will interact directly with the clients in the Metro Chicago area. Duties will include marketing, design, sales and customer service. Knowledge of the industry is a plus. Design or L.A. background also a plus. Must be organized, self starter and willing to learn. Reliable transportation is required.

Positions are open immediately.

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 Zenon Company


Martin Marion

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $10.00 - $11.25 an hour

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TITLE: Lifeguard (FLSA non-exempt) R 11.13

SUPERVISOR: Aquatics Manager


-Must be at least 16 years of age.

-Lifeguarding License from the National Pool and Water Park Lifeguarding (Ellis License).

-CPR, AED, and First Aid Certificate.


-Demonstrate maturity, reliability, initiative and responsibility.

-Ability to provide excellent guest service and the ability to positively interact with guests on a daily basis.


-Morning and Daytime Shifts.

-This is a part-time year round position.

-Will work up to 20 hours a week.


-Physical ability and endurance to perform the job as required.

-Maintains a professional image and enforce all rules, regulations, and work to create a safe aquatic environment.

-Performs the job safely and in compliance with Park District policies, procedures, work and safety rules.

-Demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of all safety, rescue, swimming lessons, and first aid procedures at the pool.

-Actively participates in a minimum of four (4) hours of training each month including daily in-service drills.

-Accepts responsibility for the cleanliness of the facility as assigned.

-Supports and exhibits the established organizational values of respect, communication, integrity, innovation, recognition, continuous learning, fun, empowerment and people.

-Work as scheduled.


-Morning & Day Shift: 5:00 am - 3:00 pm : $11.25/hr

-Evening & Weekend: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm : $10.00/hr


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 Wheeling Park District


Matt Smith

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $55,000-$75,000 Annually DOQ

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SUMMARY Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Finance, the HR Superintendent is primarily responsible for developing, maintaining and administering the Park District’s personnel policies and procedures. This position regularly acts in a confidential capacity to employees as well as in assisting management in formulating, determining, and effectuating labor relations. The position requires the ability to maintain information on a confidential basis. The position is also responsible for personnel recruitment, employee relations, employee orientation, job description development and maintenance, compliance with Federal and State labor laws including FLSA, FMLA, EEO, ADA, IPLRA, and coordination of training and review of safety practices.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The examples of duties below are not intended to be all inclusive: (1) Continually identify and implement best HR practices suitable for the Park District. (2)Formulate, direct, implement and effectuate goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for the HR functions of the Park District. (3) Create, maintain, and review the District’s personnel policy and HR documentation and ensure the District’s HR policies and procedures are compliant with applicable state and federal law, and followed in a consistent and fair manner. (4) Responsible for overall application and administration of employee and labor relations including the collective bargaining agreement. (5) Manage the recruitment process, including advertising, job postings, job fairs, and pre-employment testing. (6) Plan and facilitate new hire orientation program for full-time and part-time employees. (7) Assist with administration and monitoring of employee benefit programs. (8) Organize annual employee evaluations. (9) Facilitate, schedule and track training and professional development for the Park District’s staff. (10) Work with Director and other division heads to establish policies and other operational considerations for the Park District. (11) Meet with Department heads on a consistent and ongoing basis to review needs and issues.

EDUCATION, SPECIAL LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Personnel Administration, or closely related field is required. Park District or municipal experience is strongly preferred. A minimum of five years’ experience in the human resource functions or similar field is preferred. A certification with a recognized HR professional organization is preferred.

The Joliet Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For questions contact Matt Pehle at or 815-207-6331.

Submit resume and cover letter to Matt Pehle, Director of Finance. Please submit electronically to with subject line HR Superintendent Resume.

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 Joliet Park District


Matthew Pehle

 Closing Date

February 15, 2019