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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: 431  Apply

Position Type: Seasonal Parks Laborer

Date Posted: 2/1/2017

Location: Maintenance Garage

The Seasonal Parks Laborer is a temporary position from approximately May – September.
The hours are 7:00am – 3:30pm and may include weekends.
Apply online

Essential Job Functions:
Mowing park district turf.
Operation of park district vehicles and machinery.
General road repair: asphalt patching.
Turf maintenance – seeding, aerating, weed eradicating.
Planting and trimming of trees and shrubs.
Sports field preparation including dragging, rolling and marking lines.
Removing all garbage and refuse materials from parks and facilities.
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 goodwill 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.

$10.00 per hour DOE

Job ID: 382   Apply

Position Type: Recreation/Fitness Center Attendent

Date Posted: 3/27/2017

Location: Prairie View Community Center

Job Summary

The Fitness Attendant is responsible for fitness center supervision, and exercise instruction.
The Fitness Attendant will scan members into the club, and focus on providing members with a positive and safe experience. They will ensure the facility is clean and the equipment is in good working condition.The Fitness Attendant will notice and report any concerns regarding equipment, fitness room, locker rooms, policies, members, in a timely manner. Will maintain rapport with members, and have contact with each member every visit. Orientate new members to fitness equipment and demonstrate appropriate and safe exercises. Assist with towel service and fitness center maintenance and cleaning.

This is a part time position, must be available to open 4:30 am. 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.

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: 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.

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: 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
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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).

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.

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