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The Oak Lawn Park District Community Pavilion is seeking a highly organized individual with excellent communication and customer service skills for the role of Athletic Supervisor. This is a full time, exempt position. The position will oversee adult athletics, youth intramural programming, Turkey Shoot and assist in the operation of the FLASH Before and After School Program at the Community Pavilion. Our adult athletics include our 100+ team Summer and Fall Softball Leagues, as well as Men's Basketball, Women's & Co-Rec Volleyball and more.

BENEFITS The Oak Lawn Park District is committed to a comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance. Some of the many benefits we offer include: Medical, Dental and Vision Care; Pension Plan (IMRF); Paid-Time Off (Vacation, Sick-time, Holidays); Employee discounts at park district facilities and for programs- free use of all fitness facilities for employees; Monthly Healthy Living Club Meetings- provide staff an opportunity to try different forms of recreational activities at no cost.

QUALIFICATIONS Graduation from an accredited university with a Bachelor’s degree in recreation or a related discipline. At least two years of work experience in the field of recreation is desirable.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR The Recreation Supervisor reports to the Pavilion General Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Coordinate adult athletic leagues, including volleyball, basketball, softball. • Hire, train and schedule athletics staff and referees. • Create and post league schedules and standings in a timely manner. • Communicate softball game schedules to the outdoor maintenance department. • Will work with NSA to schedule umpires for softball league games. • Monitor current trends in adult athletics and offer relevant and attractive programming to accommodate a variety of sports and skill levels. • Assist in daily the operations of the FLASH Before and After School Program. • Plan and schedule field trips and break camps. • Order supplies and snacks. • Distribute accurate attendance information and maintain attendance records. • Communicate the field schedule and other pertinent information to the outdoor maintenance department and the concessions supervisor in a timely manner. • Program lighting schedule as needed. • Create invoices and process payments. • Promote and facilitate the Turkey Shoot special event. • Work with the PR & Marketing Department to create advertisements and promotional materials for programming on a regular basis. • Will evaluate non-contracted programming and operations on a regular basis to insure we are meeting or exceeding the required 30% profit margin on revenue to cover overhead expenses. • Will be required to work back to school event as well as Halloween event. • If a major event occurs that limits park district operations or forces a park district shut down and restricts employee from performing their normal job duties they may be assigned to duties outside of their job description as warranted by the situation. • Assist in fulfilling agency’s mission, vision, and strategic plan, including attending any related meetings or performing any related job duties. • Other duties as assigned.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS • Observe and enforce the practical safety rules, regulations and procedures established by the safety program • Attend meetings with other departments in the park district to keep informed of events within the district

PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS • Must be able to work closely with co-workers • Must be able to work well with the general public

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS • Worker must be able to work indoors and outdoors on occasion in weather conditions (heat, cold, wind, and rain) • Indoor environmental conditions will include lighting and temperature

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS • The ability to read, write, and organize materials • Must be able to follow directions - oral and written


Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to Cate Coyle at

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 Oak Lawn Park District


Cate Coyle
(708) 857-2420

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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SUMMARY Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Recreation Assistant/Customer Service Receptionist acts as a representative of the Recreation Department and is responsible for greeting customers, answering phone calls, cash handling, filing, taking registration, assisting in prepping and planning for programs and events, coordinating volunteers, completing income statements, updating dog park members, seeking out potential sponsors and other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include, but are not limited to:

  1. Answers, screens and places telephone calls in a professional, courteous manner.

  2. Performs duties to accept and process participation registrations and cancellations.

  3. Processes required information when applicable (waivers, medical releases, birth certificates, etc.)

  4. Maintains participants waivers and prepares program income statements.

  5. Orders, maintains and retrieves office supplies and recreation supplies from inventory/storage.

  6. Prepares mailings and assists with bulk mailings.

  7. Prepares and maintains class lists for instructors.

  8. Provides secretarial support to staff.

  9. Manages cash drawer, reconciles daily receipts and prepares deposits.

  10. Accepts, processes and records picnic/park usage permit and maintains updated master schedule to avoid conflicts.

  11. Maintains dog park and community garden member databases and processes monthly renewals.

  12. Guides and maintains an active volunteer program for the district, taking care to match volunteer interests with agency needs, along with creating and maintaining a volunteer recognition program while keeping relationships with schools and companies regarding volunteer fieldwork opportunities.

  13. Prepares and maintains accurate records and files of all Park District volunteers along with conducting orientation and overseeing all volunteers.

  14. Seek out future Sponsors for programs and events. Maintain a record of sponsors and update the information monthly.

  15. Works to ensure a safe environment for the general public, program participants and staff within the established Loss Control Program.

  16. Will be required to work Special Events, including weekends.

  17. Performs other duties as directed or delegated by the Superintendent of Recreation or Recreation Supervisors.

SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties. Knowledge, skills and mental development equivalent to the completion of high school with 2 years’ experience in the secretarial field with an emphasis on clerical skills, computer skills and people skills. CPR/AED/First Aid certified, or willing to obtain within 60 days of employment. A valid Illinois State Driver’s License is required.

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS Must have the ability to resolve differences and problems that arise with patrons.

PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools and equipment; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The individual is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and crouch. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to lift items up to 30 pounds.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS Most activities are performed indoors in which conditions include lighting and temperature. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate. May be exposed to elements when assisting workers with outdoor functions.

COGNITIVE CONSIDERATIONS Ability to perform a variety of tasks often changing assignments on short notice. Ability to prioritize tasks and demonstrate organizational skills. Must possess a high level of verbal communication skills. Must be able to follow directions, exhibit good problem-solving ability and good judgment, and work within the guidelines and policies set forth by the Board of Commissioners.


• Health Insurance, Prescription coverage, Dental, and Vision effective 30 days from hire date. Selected plan(s) is paid at 100% for individual, via payroll deduction for family members if elected.

• Life Insurance (1x salary)

• Vacation pay will accrue monthly based on your length of service as of your employment anniversary date: 0 to 5 years: 10 vacation days; 6 to 14 years: 15 vacation days;15 years+ : 20 vacation days

• Sick/Personal day(s) accrued monthly at 1 day per month.

• Holidays - 10 per year

• Floating Holidays – 2 per year

• Bereavement days

• Individual Fitness Center membership / Program participation

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 Mokena Community Park District


Kara Jelderks

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $18.00 - $25.00 / Hour

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Parks Maintenance Staff I

Full-Time $18.00 - $25.00/Hour

PARKS MAINTENANCE STAFF I: Hourly wage range between $18.00 - $25.00 Department: Parks and Properties reports to Executive Director Summary: The Parks and Facility Maintenance I staff member is responsible for the daily maintenance, repair, and improvements of the parks, facilities, and vehicles of the Kenilworth Park District. All Parks Department employees are expected to be efficient, courteous, perform duties following all safety requirements and exercise sound judgment in the best interest of the Park District and its patrons.

BENEFITS: • Health insurance (HMO or PPO), with reasonable employee contribution for employee, spouse, and dependents. • Dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents - with reasonable employee contribution. • Vision insurance for the employee, spouse, and dependents - with reasonable employee contribution. • Life insurance • Employee assistant plan (EAP) • Pension plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund • Paid time off including 12 sick days per year, 10 vacation days to start, 3 personal days (pro-rated first year), 10 holidays. • Educational opportunities, including tuition reimbursement and professional memberships and certifications.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Maintain Park District turf areas including mowing, trimming, seeding, and fertilizing. • Perform landscape maintenance to include watering, mulching, weeding, planting of flowers/shrubs and trimming of trees and shrubs. • Maintain athletic fields including aerating, dragging, and striping. • Remove all refuse and trash from parks and playgrounds. • Remove snow and ice from and salt/ice melt walks, drives, and paths. • Operates hand tools, landscape equipment and District vehicles and equipment. • Assist in maintenance of playground equipment to include safety inspections and repairs. • Create and maintain outdoor ice surfaces for skating. • Maintains a clean and organized work environment. • Ability to inspect, identify, and perform repair needs on all Park District assets. • Performs delivery of equipment and supplies as needed. • Capacity to utilize effective time management skills and work with accuracy and efficiency while managing multiple deadlines and interruptions. • Demonstrates ability to increase level of problem solving, building on past experiences. Works logically and independently to maintain efficient workflow. • Capacity to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations. • Ability to communicate effectively and work harmoniously with fellow employees to maintain positive and effective working relationships. • Must be able to safely perform duties in the presence of the general population and/or park patrons in public areas. • Perform the job in compliance with District Employee and Safety Policies and Procedures. • Demonstrate and support the Park District’s mission statement, vision, and core values. • Perform other duties and functions as directed.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: • Promote Park District facilities and programs and maintain a positive public appearance. • Attend training, seminars, workshops, webinars as they pertain to the position.

HOURS OF WORK: • This position requires non-traditional work week (Tuesday-Saturday) schedules. • Core hours: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 40 hours/week. • Must be flexible with schedule changes, extra hours, and emergency calls.

PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS: • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time, prioritize and complete them in a timely fashion. • Ability to think logically and independently to maintain efficient workflow.

PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS: • Heavy work, lifting up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 20 pounds constantly. Workers are allowed and encouraged to use mechanical or manual assists for lifting above 50 pounds as a guideline. Working in teams also aids with heavier activities. • General work areas are 90% outdoors with frequent exposure to natural and potentially extreme weather conditions, mud, dirt, dust, various living and decaying organic materials. General work areas indoors include frequent exposure to dirt, dust, fumes, exposure to chemicals such as chlorine, acids, pesticides, fertilizers, cleaning solutions, petroleum products, etc. • Personal protective equipment and clothing is required as it pertains to the duty.

QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent. Two years of public grounds and/or facility maintenance preferred. Valid Illinois Driver’s License required. Must be capable of acquiring and maintaining current CPR certification. Pre-employment screenings and background check required.

The Kenilworth Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F/D/V Job Type: Full-time Resume and references should be emailed to Johnathan Kiwala | Executive Director | Kenilworth Park District at

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 Kenilworth Park District


John Kiwala

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled


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York Center Park District Executive Director

This is a salaried, exempt full-time position that reports to the Board of Commissioners.

The Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for York Center Park District’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.

Individual must be positive, organized, have an excellent work ethic, and be able to effectively direct and manage a wide range of projects and tasks simultaneously. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and the ability to manage individuals, and teams of multiple departments that carry out the mission of the park district

Responsibilities: Carry out the Mission Statement of the Park District The York Center Park District was organized in 1971 with the following goals: • To conduct programs which will enhance the leisure life of residents and their families. • To encourage groups to develop such programs. • To conserve the area's natural environment values. • To acquire, protect, and develop other valuable resources. • To strive to protect the community from environmentally destructive and degrading influences.

Leadership & Management: • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals • Actively engage and energize park district volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni, and partnering organizations • Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors: serve as ex-officio of each committee, seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for ongoing operations • Lead, coach, develop, and retain the park district’s supervisory team. Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents • Manage the Loss Control Review process along side the Risk Management Consultant assigned by PDRMA.

Revenue & Communications: • Expand local revenue generating activities to support existing program operations and regional expansion while simultaneously retiring building debt • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand • Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities

Qualifications: The Executive Director will be thoroughly committed to York Center Park District’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience. A Bachelor’s Degree in Park and Recreation Administration or a related field is preferred. Five to ten (5-10) years progressive responsibility in park and recreation management with supervisory experience preferred. CPRP Certification from NRPA is preferred. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include: • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships • Strong marketing and public relations experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

This is a salaried, exempt position with benefits

Link to York Center Park District Website:

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 York Center Park District


Michele McDonough

 Closing Date

June 8, 2022

  $14.00 - $17.50 Hourly

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Job Purpose:

Under the direction of the Figure Skating Coordinator, the position of Figure Skating Instructor acts as a role model for participants and is responsible for providing instruction, direction, and safety to students in the figure skating program. This position is also responsible assisting with other ice rink functions and special events.

Essential Functions:

Understand and embrace the structure of the Skate Academy. Represent the program, ice rink and Park District in a positive, respectful manner. Follow lesson plans provided by the Skate Academy teaching high quality technique. Use terminology for skill work as described by the program to reinforce consistency between classes and coaches. Attend all pre-season and in-service training sessions. Adhere to the policies, procedures and expectations set forth by the program and Park District including (but not limited to), class start and end times, attendance requirements, and paperwork requirements. Become familiar with participants and parents; know their names, personalities, skills, and interests. Provide excellent customer service and maintain a positive public image by addressing questions and concerns from staff, patrons, participants, and parents immediately. Keep program supplies, equipment, and facility space clean, organized, and safe. Distribute all flyers, promotional materials, and handouts as assigned. Follow all Skate Academy appearance guidelines.

The Park District of Oak Park is an equal opportunity employer!

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 Park District of Oak Park


Desiree Hines

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled