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  • The Morton Grove Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a variety of full-time, part-time, seasonal, internship, and volunteer opportunities.
  • We are looking for service focused team members who know the importance of community.
  • We strictly adhere to an online application process. If you are interested in applying for an opportunity, you must complete the online job application. (link below)
  • Your online application will be kept for one year after completion.
  • Due to the amount of applications that we receive, after submitting your online application, you will be sent an e-mail message confirming the successful submission of your application. You will be contacted only if we are considering you for a specific position.

The Morton Grove Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with the Park District is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, age, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, martial status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

 

Current Openings

Job ID: 368   Apply

Position Type: Administration

Date Posted: 2/8/2016

Location: Prairie View Community Center

The Customer Service Representative is responsible for all duties listed below.  Work pace is moderate to busy depending on volume of customers during peak times of day and evening hours. The Customer Service Representative is a year-round  part-time position and may perform duties in the light work level (lifting up to 20 lbs.)

 

Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent is required.  Cash register experience is preferred but not mandatory.  CPR training and First Aid are preferred but will train. Customer relations or reception experience a plus.  Basic math skills are needed.  Computer experience with word processing (Microsoft Word) necessary.  A valid Illinois driver’s license with no revocation or suspension within the last three years.

 

Essential Functions:
1. Greet all customers who walk into the facility in a friendly manner. Process program registration. Sell and process Club Fitness Memberships. Answer phones in a timely manner, providing world-class customer service. Check in members and verify membership, register guests and collect appropriate fees. Distribute towels and locker keys. Closing Customer Service Representative will close out cash register and put away, turn off equipment (tv, lights, elevator) and set alarm. Keep desk and lobby clean at all times. Make sure supplies are stocked and the supervisor is informed when supplies are low.

 
This is a Year-round part time position working approximately 15 hours per week.
Must be available Evenings and Saturday.
$8.75 – $10.00 Depending on experience.

 

Job ID: 312   Apply

Position Type: Recreation/Beforeschool/Aterschool Care Team Members

Date Posted: 7/19/2016

Location: Prairie View Community Center

The Morton Grove Park District is seeking a mature, creative and responsible individual who loves working with children. Do you like the idea of getting paid to play? If so we
have the job for you! We are seeking team members to work with the before school program (6:45 – 8:30) and  after school programs (2:45pm-6:00pm), Monday through Friday or 3 days per week.
Hours vary by school location, 15-20 hours per week and all shifts available.
If you enjoy children and want to make a difference in a child’s life, please apply online at mortongroveparks.com, questions contact Laura Kee 847-965-0538

  Job Duties

  • Assist in the scheduling, organizing and implementation of the daily activities
  • Develop and lead new and creative activities.
  • Promote the philosophy of the B.A.S.E program.
  • Enforce all B.A.S.E. program rules and regulations.
  • Be a good role model for all B.A.S.E. participants.
  • Maintain site in a well-groomed manner

Several shifts available.

 

Job ID: 346   Apply

Position Type: Summer Pool Staff/Lifeguard

Date Posted: 6/6/2016

Location: Pools

Job Summary
Provides a safe aquatic experience through rule enforcement, accident prevention and competency in lifesaving skills. On site training provided.

Job Duties
– Set up the pool area.
This includes putting out equipment, making sure the bath rooms and locker-room are clean and open, installing lane lines,
– Provide exceptional customer service to guests at all times.
– Guard your zone with 10/20 scanning and enforce rules .
– Instructing swim lessons
– Complete accident and rescue reports thoroughly.
– Attending in-service training.
– Clean up at the end of the day putting equipment away and making sure bath-rooms and locker-rooms are clean.

Qualifications
Must be at least 16, outgoing, a team player and problem solver, have the ability to pass a swimming skill test, and obtain a Ellis Life guarding license,
Salary $8.75  – $10.00 per hour DOE approximately 25 to 30 hours per week.

This is a seasonal postion working Memorial Day through Labor Day

 

Job ID: 348   Apply

Position Type: Summer Pool Staff/Pool Cashier

Date Posted: 1/4/2016

Location: Pools

The Cashier is responsible for the greeting and money exchange of pool patrons entering/exiting the pool facility. They will provide excellent customer service to patrons and guests at all times. The cashier will set up the pool for entrance, this includes cleaning surfaces in contacts with customers, updating signage, preparing registers and paperwork for the day.

Cashier will take care of cash flow including daily fee and merchandise sales, will ensure bank is accounted for. Will check that patrons are of proper age or have supervision, proper attire, and that no prohibited materials enter the pool area. Cashier will clean area at the end of the day and prepare deposit slips.

Salary $8.50  – $10.00 per hour DOE approximately 20 hours per week.
Must be 16, have exceptional customer service skills, math skills, and a friendly disposition.

 

Job ID: 429   Apply

Position Type: Fitness/Personal Trainer

Date Posted: 11/3/2016

Location: Prairie View Community Center

The Morton Grove Park District is looking for highly motivated, fun, and results driven Personal Trainers.
A Personal Trainer is responsible for creating customized workouts for members/clients that meet their individual health goals in a safe manner. A Personal Trainer is responsible for creating positive and encouraging relationships with each member/client.

Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent. Maintain a Personal Training Certification in ACSM or equivalent.   CPR/AED and First Aid certification necessary (will train).

Essential Functions:

  1. Create personalized workouts for each client that meets their individual goals.
  2. Create a workout that is safe and considers the entire park districts safety standard as well as the client’s personal limitations.  Complete accident/Incident reports when necessary.
  3. Verify training sessions with customer service.
  4. Demonstrate appropriate and safe exercises and spot client during workout. Secure a spotter if beyond trainers lifting capability.
  5. Communicate with clients on their personal training schedule.

$25.00 per hour DOE

 

Job ID: 426   Apply

Position Type: Summer Camp Staff/Head Counselor

Date Posted: 12/8/2016

Location: Prairie View Community Center

 

The Head Counselor is responsible for maintaining the daily operation of the summer camp program he or she has been put in charge of.

Qualifications:
At least 18 years of age with a High School diploma or equivalent.  College degree or teaching certificate preferred.  Must be certified in CPR/AED and First Aid and have three-years or more prior camp experience.  Skills in supervision, organization, lesson planning, record keeping and communication are necessary.

Immediate Supervisor:
The Head Counselor is responsible to the Camp Coordinator and the Recreation Supervisor in charge of camps.

Essential Functions:

  1. Plan, organize, develop, and implement daily camp activities with the staff.
  2. Assist in staff training, i.e. staff or orientation, activity/games workshop.
  3. Supervise counselors, jr. counselors and campers on a daily basis and keep activities flowing smoothly at site.
  4. Organize and lead staff meetings.
  5. Keep records and submit camp reports and evaluations to the Camp Coordinator.
  6. Build and maintain staff morale.
  7. Handle discipline problems.
  8. Maintain communication with Camp Coordinator, Recreation Supervisor and parents with camper concerns.
  9. Evaluate camp program and camp staff mid-season and end of season.
  10. Responsible for equipment inventory.
  11. Assist in all camp-related activities including swimming.
  12. Monitor staff performance and aid in education of discipline situations.
  13. Determine/implement season-long activity plans to be used at camp.
  14. Monitor/inspect campsite to insure camper safety, program implementation and staff efficiency.
  15. At the end of the camp season, make sure camp location is clean and all supplies are taken back to the Harrer Shelter

$10.00 per hour

Job ID: 426   Apply

Position Type: Summer Camp Staff/Camp Counselor

Date Posted: 12/8/2016

Location: Prairie View Community Center

 

The Camp Counselor will plan, direct and supervise activities for campers. Supervise campers in camp wide activities providing for their safety and well being.Will enforce all camp regulations and promote the camp’s philosophy. Maintain campsite in well groomed manner. Assist in all camp related activities including swimming.
Participate in weekly planning staff meeting. Prepare daily plans and evaluations as requested. Give guidance and direction to junior counselors. Implement/lead new and creative activities. Be a good role model for campers.

Must be at least 16 years of age and should possess skills in supervision, organization and initiating recreation activities with children. Previous experience working with children preferred. Enthusiastic, energetic and patient individuals needed. CPR,First Aid, AED certification required. (will train in house).

This is a seasonal position.
$8.50 – $11.25 depending on experience

Job ID: 362   Apply

Position Type: Summer Camp Staff/Camp Coordinator

Date Posted: 12/8/2016

Location: Prairie View Community Center

The Camp Counselor will plan, direct and supervise activities for campers. Supervise campers in camp wide activities providing for their safety and well being.Will enforce all camp regulations and promote the camp’s philosophy. Maintain campsite in well groomed manner. Assist in all camp related activities including swimming.
Participate in weekly planning staff meeting. Prepare daily plans and evaluations as requested. Give guidance and direction to junior counselors. Implement/lead new and creative activities. Be a good role model for campers.

Must be at least 16 years of age and should possess skills in supervision, organization and initiating recreation activities with children. Previous experience working with children preferred. Enthusiastic, energetic and patient individuals needed. CPR,First Aid, AED certification required. (will train in house).

This is a seasonal position.
$8.50 – $11.25 depending on experience

Job ID: 428   Apply

Position Type: Administration

Date Posted: 8/3/2016

Location: Prairie View Community Center

The Rental Attendant is responsible for the set up, break down, and clean up for party rentals. Must available on Saturdays or Sundays for a 5 hour shift.
Must be able to work independently with a friendly demeanor, while dealing with guests.
$10.00 per hour
Apply online at mgparks.com

Job ID: 388  Apply

Position Type: Parks/Maintenance Technician

Date Posted: 2/1/2017

Location: Prairie View Community Center

The Part-Time Facility Maintenance Attendant is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness of the Prairie View Community Center.  Occasionally the Building Attendant will be required to perform other general maintenance tasks and repairs.  Ability to lift in medium range (45 lbs).

Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required.  One year previous building custodial experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The Custodian is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness, general appearance indoors and outdoors, and the efficient maintenance operation of the Community Center.  Occasionally the Custodian will be required to perform other tasks and repairs requested by the Administration Office and Fitness Club Supervisory personnel.  The Custodian may perform duties in the medium/heavy work level (lifting over 75 lbs.).
The Custodian is a full-time nonexempt position.

Qualifications:
High School or Trade School graduate with one year of janitorial or building mechanical equipment maintenance experience.  Must be self motivated with good judgment and works independently..  Ability to perform strenuous and varied physical activity, including but not limited to, extensive lifting, standing, walking and climbing.

Essential Functions:

  • Custodial tasks necessary to maintain a clean appearance both on the outside and inside of the Community Center including snow and ice removal.
  • Routine maintenance which includes: cleaning, mopping, scrubbing, stripping, waxing, vacuuming, dusting and washing any and all floors, walls, windows, carpeting, washroom fixtures, tables, chairs and any other permanent or movable item or fixture located in the Center facility.
  • To check the entire building, both upper and lower level, at periodic intervals during working hours for safety, security and maintenance reasons.
  • Must take proper safety precautions and be aware of potential and existing hazards on the job and attempt to eliminate them.
  • Positive interaction and cooperation with all Park District staff, the public and facility patrons.
  • Clean all areas as instructed and complete checklists.
  • Perform minor building and maintenance repairs as necessary.
  • Cleaning of second level, Administration Offices, may be necessary when requested.
  • Help in set-up and take downs of some special events, parties, and programs held at the Community Center.
  • Fill maintenance requests as assigned.

 

$12.00 per hour DOE

Job ID: 425  Apply

Position Type: Maintenance Technician 1

Date Posted: 12/12/2016

Location:  Maintenance Garage

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing a variety of park labor duties to maintain and/or repair park properties and equipment.  Maintenance Technicians are responsible for performing the duties outlined in this analysis. Maintenance Technicians are full-time employees and work is performed at a moderate, constant pace, but may vary slightly depending on the demands of the job required.  Maintenance Technicians may perform duties in the medium heavy work level (lifting 75 lbs. frequently). CPO preferred.

Qualifications:
Must be 18 years of age, High School graduate with a minimum of two years experience in park district maintenance or a related field is required.  Basic knowledge and experience in grounds or facility maintenance is required.  An operator’s license for application of herbicides is required within 90 days after employment begins. A certified pool operator’s license will be required within one year after that same date.  A pre-placement physical is required.

Immediate Supervisor:
Maintenance Technicians are directly responsible to the Superintendent of Parks and Facilities and/or Parks Foreman.

Essential Functions:

  • Mowing park district turf.
  • Operation of park district vehicles and machinery.
  • General road repair: asphalt patching.
  • Turf maintenance – fertilizing, seeding, aerating, weed eradicating.
  • Snow and ice removal.
  • Planting and trimming of trees and shrubs.
  • Maintenance of outdoor winter facilities.
  • Repairing and installing park and playground equipment and site amenities.
  • Sports field preparation including dragging, rolling and marking lines.
  • Removing all garbage and refuse materials from parks and facilities.
  • Repair and routine maintenance of two outdoor pools, which includes keeping accurate records..
  • Positive interaction and cooperation with all staff and the public.
  • Routine parks, facilities, and equipment cleaning maintenance and repairs.
  • Participation in the Park District Safety Program and its directives.
  • Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good will ambassador for the District at all times.
  • Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.
  • Must be available by district cell phone at all times.

NON-EXEMPT                                                              Salary Range $32,000-$45,000