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 $16 per hour

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The position requires grounds maintenance experience with the ability to operate various lawn equipment; pull a 20ft trailer, operate a one-ton dump truck, drag ball diamonds, plow snow, perform floor care procedures, setups and breakdowns for events, minor carpentry, and plumbing repairs. Perform manual labor in various weather conditions including high heat, humidity and cold. The hours for the maintenance staff are 7:30am-4pm Fall through Spring and one hour earlier in the summer. Overtime will be required for special events on evenings or weekends, weekend coverage (approx. 2 days) and floor care and building projects. Ability to obtain an Illinois Public Pesticide Operators License within one year of hire and paid for by the park district. Must have a current and valid driver’s license. A high school degree is required. Must be at least 18 years of age. Employee must pass a physical, drug test, background check, driver’s abstract and a driving test in a park district truck. Single person lifting of 50lbs is required. Full-time year-round position with a benefit package (IMRF pension, health, paid holidays, vacation and sick). May submit resume to, or fax (708) 598-0084 or pick up a job application at 8047 W. 91st Place, Hickory Hills, IL 60457.

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 Hickory Hills Park District


Jennifer Fullerton

 Closing Date

December 17, 2021


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Recreation Intern - Summer 2022

Salary & Benefits include:

  • $13-$14/hour

  • Approximately 40 hours per week.

  • Complimentary Fitness Center and Coral Cove Water Park Membership

Days & Hours:

  • 12+ week internship (May - August).

  • Primary hours are Monday-Friday, between 9am-5pm, with occasional evening and weekend responsibilities.

Job Requirements:

The Carol Stream Park District is seeking an energetic, motivated college student in the field of recreation to serve as our Summer Recreation Intern. Hands-on educational experiences and exposure to many aspects of park district management will be offered. Events and projects will be completed for a variety of recreation divisions.


  • College student working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies, or a related field.

  • Minimum of two years of undergraduate coursework completed.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills.

  • Self-motivated with a mature, professional, and positive attitude.

  • Physical ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

  • Valid Illinois driver’s license.

  • Completion of a post-offer background check, driver’s abstract, and drug test

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 Carol Stream Park District


 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $56,000 + based on experience

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Foreman-Parks & Recreation Starting Salary Range $56,000.00+ based on experience The position comes with an extremely favorable employee benefits package: including Low Cost Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, EAP, Wellness Program, and participation in the IMRF pension fund. The Village of Homer Glen is seeking a dedicated and highly qualified Parks & Recreation Foreman to join our team. The ideal candidate is capable of leading and supervising employees, teaching and mentoring staff, maximizing efficiencies and productivity, and implementing maintenance standards to ensure a well-maintained park system.

Current inventory includes approximately 200 acres of outdoor recreation space consisting of athletic facilities, play structures and vegetation. In addition, 16 miles of trails and walking paths.
Candidates with experience and who are interested and capable of advancing the Village’s parks and recreation spaces to the next level should apply.

Minimum Qualifications: • High School diploma or equivalent. • A minimum of five (5) years previous experience and/or training that includes people management, horticulture, park maintenance, facility maintenance, and vehicle equipment maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
• Any work-related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above-required knowledge, skills and abilities is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements. • Must possess and maintain a State of Illinois Class B Driver’s License with air brake endorsement. • General knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, smart phone and tablet.

Preferred Requirements: • A minimum five years progressively responsible leadership experience in supervisory and management including managing multiple rehabilitation and capital projects. • Certified Playground Safety Inspector Certification. • Experience working in local municipal government. • Experience in the construction trades.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Sitting------occasionally Kneeling------occasionally Walking----frequently Crouching----occasionally Strength----heavy lifting, 80lbs. Crawling------occasionally Climbing---occasionally Reaching------frequently Balancing--occasionally Handling------frequently Stooping---occasionally Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Environmental Considerations:
• Employee is exposed to chemicals (i.e. fertilizers, pesticides, cleaning materials, solvents, petroleum products, etc.). • Employee is exposed to outside weather, including extreme heat and cold, snow, rain, ice, and wind. • Protective clothing will be required according to tasks performed, such as; earplugs, ear covers, safety goggles/glasses, OSHA approved leather work boots (steel toes recommended), protective gloves, hardhat, back brace, painting and spraying respirator, protective suits. • Employee is exposed to mud, dirt, dust, and decaying organic matter.

Cognitive Considerations: • Ability to understand and follow directions • Ability to communicate thoughts, and express wants, needs, and concerns, in a clear and understandable manner
• Ability to read and understand materials printed in English. • Possess good safety awareness and judgment in all aspects of this position. • Possess basic math skills. • Ability to measure with and read a ruler.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Human Resources, by email at

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 Village of Homer Glen


Stacy Patrianakos

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled

 $40,000 - $45,000 DOQ

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Recreation Supervisor/FLASH Coordinator The Recreation Supervisor/FLASH Coordinator is a full time, exempt position. The position will oversee the FLASH Before & After School Program, as well as fitness programming, personal training, massage therapy at the Community Pavilion.

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.

The Recreation Supervisor/FLASH Coordinator reports to the Pavilion General Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Will work harmoniously with Ridgeland School District 122 and Oak Lawn Hometown School District 122 to provide the FLASH Before & After School Program. • Hire, staff and train 40+ part time staff to facilitate the FLASH Program.
• Provide excellent customer service to the families in the FLASH Program by offering quality care, a safe environment and flexible options to accommodate as many families as possible. • Oversee the operations of all Pavilion fitness programming. • Hire, train and schedule fitness staff.
• Monitor current trends and offer relevant and attractive programming to accommodate a variety of fitness levels. • Coordinate personal training and massage therapy. • 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.
• Works the Oak Lawn Park District’s 4th of July and 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 15 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 applicants should submit a resume to Cate Coyle at ASAP.

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 Oak Lawn Park District


Cate Coyle

 Closing Date

December 19, 2021

 $30.48/hour - $55.20/hour

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The Village of Riverside (pop. 9,298) is just 9 miles from downtown Chicago and is a National Historic Landmark Community designed by visionary landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted. The Village is seeking applicants for a part-time Communications, Marketing, and Events Specialist. The position reports to the Village Manager and is responsible for planning, designing, and creating Village Social Media posts, management of the Village website and promoting special events. The Communications, Marketing, and Events Specialist will coordinate with various departments and commissions to provide updates and promote various services, events, and sponsorship opportunities.

Riverside is looking for an individual with knowledge of the principles and practices of public relations and communication who can translate that information into a public administration context.

The successful individual will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, enjoys making creative and engaging content, and be comfortable using computers including utilizing graphic design and internet communication programs and applications.

Minimum requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, or closely related field • Minimum three years’ experience in communications, public relations, journalism or closely related field.

Hourly Pay range: $30.49 to $55.20 per hour with expected starting rate $35+/- per hour (approximately 10-15 hours per week).

Application review starts Wednesday December 15, 2021. Apply Today! Send cover letter, resume, application and three work related references by e-mail to Ian Splitt at

Village of Riverside 27 Riverside Road Riverside, IL 60546

Equal Opportunity Employer

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 Village of Riverside - Parks & Recreation


Ian Splitt

 Closing Date

Open Until Filled