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Description: The Park Ridge Park District has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Support Specialist to join our staff! This is a newly created position in our Information Technology Department. We are seeking an individual who is passionate about technology and helping others utilize it more effectively. The ideal candidate would be a motivated self-starter with excellent communication skills and a strong knowledge of technical support systems with the willingness to learn additional software and systems as needed. This position requires a commitment to superior customer service while remaining task-focused and purpose-driven while managing assignments.

Under the direction of the Information Technology Manager, the selected candidate will work in various aspects of the Information Technology Department, and will serve as the first level of support for our recreation registration software, in addition to technical end-user support of other District hardware/software.

Qualifications: Two or three years of occupationally specific training beyond high school or an Associate’s degree, one to two years of software application management and training, advanced level of written and verbal communication in the English language, strong customer service and interpersonal skills, and advanced skill in Microsoft Office software.

Benefits: We offer a generous health plan effective the first day of employment in addition to many other benefits including a pension through IMRF. Our employees enjoy a multitude of facility benefits valued up to $6,000.

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 Park Ridge Park District


Eileen O'Leary

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Open Until Filled


The River Trails Park District in NE Mount Prospect is hiring a Recreation Supervisor of Youth Programs. The supervisor is responsible for the development, and administration of a variety of recreation programs in the areas identified by the Superintendent of Recreation Operations. The supervisor oversees the day to day operations of the before and after school care program along with the summer camps.

ADMINSTRATIVE: • Maintains a thorough understanding of the Park District’s policies and operations. Enforce and interpret those policies as needed • Assists with the Distinguished Agency participation (Department compliances) as requested • Assists with the development of Annual Departmental and Safety goals • Participates with the development of the district’s Strategic and Comprehensive Master Plans • Participates in the bi-annual departmental SWOT Analysis as requested • Assists Manager of Marketing and Communications in the development of brochures, newsletters, electronic posts and notifications • Participates with all program area projects • Attends and participates in the Recreational Department meetings • Develops and maintains working relationships with ALL park district departments • Develops and maintains working relationships with community organizations and residents • Continues educational growth and professional memberships allowing access to outside resources and information

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT: • Oversees area personnel including recruiting, hiring, training, disciplining and evaluating • Monitors area staff off-days, submits for payroll & approves requests

PROGRAMMING: • Creates new and inventive recreational programs on a regular basis • Coordinates area programs and facility schedules • Attends the annual park district / school district room usage meeting • Assists with area operations statistical reports (trends, recommendations) • Handles public information and advertising for assigned programs • Assists with all Special Events as requested • Enters program information into the recreation software system

BUDGETING / FINANCE: • Administers all aspects of the program area budget • Prepares and controls all pertinent budget accounts • Purchases and controls all necessary supplies and equipment for assigned programs • Oversees and prepares recreation personnel payroll • Assists with the tracking of monthly/annual revenues and expenses for all area programs and develops reports as requested • Monitors monthly financial reports, spending and revenues and takes action when necessary

RISK MANAGEMENT: • Actively supports and enforces the safety program instituted by the Park District • Participates in the district’s Loss Control Review participation (Program Area compliances) • Maintains a working knowledge of all general agency and department-specific safety rules • Attends required safety program and in-service education meetings • Corrects unsafe conditions and/or reports them to Safety Coordinator • Uses material handling equipment or staff assistance when lifting and/or moving objects 50 pounds or heavier • Addresses unsafe employee and patron behaviors by approaching, correcting and coaching • Enforces safety disciplinary policies and procedures • Uses protective gloves, masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to prevent exposure to pathogens • Fosters a working environment that promotes safe work habits and active participation in the agency’s risk management program

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS: • Perform other duties and functions as requested • Attends all board meetings and prepares reports as requested • Prepares routine and special reports as directed • Actively participates in IPRA committee(s) • Serves on assigned internal and community committees • Supervise facilities as needed • On call nights and weekends as needed

REQUIRED: • Ability to work well with external and internal customers • Excellent (Oral and written) communication and organization skills • A high level knowledge of programming • Possession of a valid driver’s license • Proficient knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office applications • Certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) within 3 months of employment • High level of planning and problem solving skills

RECOMMENDED: • Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration or related field preferred • Two (2) years progressive Parks and Recreation experience • Certified Park and Recreation Professional

Salary range: $45,355-$52,902 View full job description at

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** Position will be open until filled. ** River Trails Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. **

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 River Trails Park District


Katelynn Putkonen

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $53,000 + DOQ


The Aquatics/Ice Arena Manager is responsible for facilities, operations, lifeguards, and front desk staff for two outdoor swimming pools. This position will work in conjunction with the Aquatics Supervisor to ensure successful operations of the indoor (run out of the local high schools) and outdoor pool seasons. The position will oversee between 20-100 staff members depending on the season.

This position also serves as Manager at the Oak Lawn Ice Arena overseeing all front desk personnel and front desk operations. This position also develops and implements special events and exhibitions, including open skates.


• Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Programming, Recreation Administration or a related field required • A minimum of three years of full time supervisory experience preferred • Certification in CPR/AED and First Aid or ability to obtain required • CPO/AFO certification or ability to obtain required • Pool/ lifeguarding experience and certification with the American Red Cross or ability to obtain preferred • Certification in Lifeguard Instructor or ability to obtain preferred • Basic Swim Instructor or Water Safety Instructor certification preferred • Experience hiring, training, and supervising personnel • CPRP preferred • Leadership ability • Problems solving skills • Strong interpersonal skills • Computer skills • Knowledge of facility operations and guidelines • Excellent customer service skills • Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision


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, Comp/Flex time, Holidays); Employee discounts at all 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.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Mike Sinkewich, Ice Arena General Manager, at Oak Lawn Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Oak Lawn Park District


Michael Sinkewich

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $43,000-$51,000 DOQ

The Pleasant Dale Park District has an immediate opening for an energetic and driven team-player to serve as our Athletic Supervisor. This position will be responsible for and will oversee all aspects of the athletic programming for the district. The Athletic Supervisor is a full-time “at-will” employee working a minimum of 40 hours a week including nights and weekends.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration, Physical Education or closely related field with a minimum of 1-2 years of career-related experience. Excellent organizational skills and customer service skills with youth, parents, staff, and the community at large are a must. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Knowledge and experience in methods and techniques of planning, developing and managing athletic programs is required. The candidate must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, volunteers, superiors, contractors, and the public. Ability to teach athletic classes is a plus. Basic computing proficiencies are also required. Innovative program designs with accompanying marketing strategies are also desired.

The Athletic Supervisor must be CPR/AED and First Aid certified or ability to acquire within 3 months of hire. Candidate must also pass a physical examination, drug screening, and criminal background check. Possession of a valid Class D driver’s license and demonstrated safe driving record required.

$43,000-$51,000 salary range based on experience and qualifications. IMRF pension, health and vision insurance, as well as paid time off (Annually=12 Sick Days, 5 Vacation Days, Personal Day). Interested applicants are asked to send a current resume and cover letter to Laurie Murray, Superintendent of Recreation, 7425 S Wolf Road, Burr Ridge, IL 60527 or via email to No phone calls please.

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 Pleasant Dale Park District


Laurie Murray

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 Up to $55,000/year

ABOUT US Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning public agency that provides its 80,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational programs, classes, events, as well as facilities, parks and open spaces!

JOB SUMMARY The Supervisor of Parties, Rentals and Special Events is responsible for managing a wide variety and high volume of rentals at the CRC, and birthday parties throughout the district, as well as birthday parties, pool rentals, and group outings at all pool facilities. Also responsible for planning and executing 25-30 special events per year, including 3-4 large scale events (Tier 3), 10-12 mid-size events (Tier 2), and 12-15 small events (Tier 1). Responsible for budget generating over $350,000 in annual revenue and accountable for profit & loss of designated areas. Direct supervisory responsibility for up to fifteen (15) year-round part-time staff.

QUALIFICATIONS The best applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Parks & Recreation, Business Administration or related field required. At least three (3) years’ full-time related work experience required. Supervisory experience preferred.

PAY, BENEFITS & WORK SCHEDULE This is a full-time year-round exempt position. Target hiring range is $51,000 - $55,000 per year DOQ (depending on qualifications). Due to the nature of weekend parties and events, schedule is an 8 ½ hour shift TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY as well as weekend manager-on-duty rotation. Additional work may be required as necessary. Our full-time benefits package includes:

• Free and/or discounted Park District classes, programs, events, and memberships for you and your immediate family! • Medical Insurance • NEW! Zero Card • Dental Insurance • Vision Insurance • FSA Healthcare • FSA Dependent Care • Basic Life Insurance • Voluntary Life Insurance • AFLAC Indemnity Plans • IMRF Pension (Retirement, Disability, Life) • 457 Retirement Plan (Nationwide) • Paid Vacation, Personal Days, Floating Holidays, and Sick Time • Employee Wellness Programs and Incentives • Employee Recognition Programs

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** Position will be open until filled. ** Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. **

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 Schaumburg Park District


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Open Until Filled