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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

Position Type: Parks/Maintenance Technician
Date Posted:12/13/2018
Location: Garage

Apply: Job ID:436

The Seasonal Parks Laborer is a temporary position from approximately April – November. The hours are 7:00am – 3:30pm and may include weekends. $12.00 per hour DOE

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

Essential 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 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.

Position Type: Parks/Maintenance Technician
Date Posted:12/13/2018
Location: Garage

Apply: Job ID:431

The Seasonal Parks Laborer is a temporary position from approximately April – November. The hours are 7:00am – 3:30pm and may include weekends. $12.00 per hour DOE

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

Essential 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 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.

Position Type: Parks/Maintenance Technician
Date Posted:11/21/2017
Location: Prairie View Community Center

Apply: JobID: 388

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 the medium range (45 lbs.).
Must be available Saturday and Sunday 1 pm – 7 pm.

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.).

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 the second level, Administration Offices, may be necessary when requested.
  • Help in set-up and takedowns of some special events, parties, and programs held at the Community Center.

Fill maintenance requests as assigned.

 

$12.00 per hour DOE

Position Type: Recreation
Date Posted: 2/14/2018
Location: Prairie View Community Center

Apply: JobID: 309

Summary: Provide weekly music lessons to students of all ages and abilities.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Music. 2-3 years of experience teaching students at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Must possess strong communication skills and effective personal skills for working with students who range from young children to adults.

Essential Functions:
1. Provide 30 minute to 60 minute weekly music lessons to students all ages and abilities.
2. Assess student skill and music knowledge during the initial meeting.
3. Provide appropriate teaching of music theory and instrument instruction so that students can progress toward their musical goal.
4. Prepare students for student recitals.
5. Communication with students regarding concerns, missed classes, etc.
6. Have effective time management skills to ensure that classes are met on time.
7. Be highly organized to keep track of any changes to their weekly schedule.
Starting $25.00 DOE
MUST BE AVAILABLE ON SATURDAY MORNINGS.
Apply online at mortongroveparks.com

Job ID: 435   Apply

Position Type: Summer Pool Staff/Pool Manager

Date Posted:12/7/2017

Location: Oriole Pool

Job Summary

The Pool Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the pool and has full authority to enforce its rules set by the Park District, the State of Illinois and Village of Morton Grove. This is a seasonal position.
This is a non-exempt position-Hourly-40 hours per week including evenings and weekends. Hours exceeding 40 per week will be eligible for overtime.

Qualifications:
High School diploma required. Must have prior experience as a lifeguard. An Ellis & Associates lifeguard license which includes CPR, First Aid and AED certification is required; however, we will provide training and license if needed.
Ellis Lifeguard Instructor License is preferred. A valid Illinois drivers license is required with no revocation or suspension within the last three years.

Immediate Supervisor:
The Pool Manager is directly under the supervision of the Recreation Supervisor in charge of Aquatics.

Essential Functions:
Supervise and evaluate employees, schedule working hours and oversee opening/closing procedures.
Must be familiar with all operations and positions.
Arrives 30 minutes prior to the start of shift to prepare for pool entrance.
Make daily bank deposits.
Testing of pool water hourly- no one should enter the water before testing. Must be knowledgeable about basic pool operation including filter system and chemical readings and necessary adjustments.
Facility management: including maintenance, cleaning, equipment repair, and security.
Provide exceptional customer service to patrons and guests at all times, maintaining excellent public relations. Keep administration informed of all problems or related subjects (pool closing) Pool hours vary on a daily basis.
Supervise special programs, swim meets special events, pool rentals, swim lessons, and staff in-services.
Maintain inventory by ordering supplies when necessary through the supervisor.
Know rules and enforce tactfully. Be available to staff and assist as necessary.
Maintain accurate pool records including attendance, in-service training, rental requests, payroll, licenses, weather readings, and chemical logs.
Work in guards, concessions, cashiers, and instructors when necessary (busy, absent, breaks etc.) to resolve any conflicts that may arise.
Perform additional duties as assigned.
$14.00 – $17.00 DOE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job ID: 346   Apply

Position Type:  Summer Pool Staff/Lifeguard

Date Posted: 11/29/2017
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 bathrooms 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 bathrooms 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 an Ellis Lifeguarding 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

Apply online at mortongroveparks.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job ID: 384   Apply

Position Type: Summer Camp Staff/Camp Counselor

Date Posted: 11/29/2017
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 a 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
Apply online at mortongroveparks.com

 

 

 

 

 

Job ID: 426   Apply

Position Type: Summer Camp Staff/Head Counselor

Date Posted: 11/29/2017
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:
Plan, organize, develop, and implement daily camp activities with the staff.
Assist in staff training, i.e. staff or orientation, activity/games workshop.
Supervise counselors, jr. counselors and campers on a daily basis and keep activities flowing smoothly at site.
Organize and lead staff meetings.
Keep records and submit camp reports and evaluations to the Camp Coordinator.
Build and maintain staff morale.
Handle discipline problems.
Maintain communication with Camp Coordinator, Recreation Supervisor, and parents with camper concerns.
Evaluate camp program and camp staff mid-season and end of the season.
Responsible for equipment inventory.
Assist in all camp-related activities including swimming.
Monitor staff performance and aid in the education of discipline situations.
Determine/implement season-long activity plans to be used at camp.
Monitor/inspect campsite to insure camper safety, program implementation and staff efficiency.
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
Apply online at mortongroveparks.com

 

 

 

Job ID: 309   Apply

Position Type: Recreation

Date Posted: 7/28/2017
Location: Niles West High School

The gymnastics instructor is responsible for providing safe, fun learning experience for participants in all program levels. This is a part time position that may require duties in the medium/heavy work level lifting between 45-75lbs (spotting).

Qualifications:
Candidate must be at least 16 years old and have experience in gymnastics as well as previous child oriented experience. CPR certification is required for the head instructor.

Immediate Supervisor:
The gymnastics instructor is responsible to the Gymnastics Coordinator and the Recreation Supervisor in charge of the particular program they are instructing.
Essential Functions:
1. Must arrive 15 minutes before the class begins to set up for the activities.
2. Lead or assist in warm ups.
3. Teach and assist participants in class skills according to their abilities.
4. Must keep children engaged throughout the entire class.
5. Be a good role model while in class and encourage children to work up to their potential.
6. Spot children during activities to avoid or lessen potential injuries.
7. Assist with planning of classes to achieve children’s progression throughout each level.
8. Take class attendance when Gymnastics Coordinator is not present.