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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

Preschool Teacher

Position Type: Preschool/Preschool Teacher
JobID: 444 (Click here to apply)

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

Location: Oketo Park

Additional Information: 
The Preschool Teacher is responsible for planning, organizing and conducting a preschool classroom with the assistance of teacher aide and parent helpers.

Monday through Friday: 8:15 am – 2:45 pm

Qualifications: Must be 21 years of age. Degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education or Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred or college equivalent. Current enrollment in Early Childhood degree program may also be acceptable with a minimum of two years of experience working in a preschool or similar setting. Ability to work independently and creatively. CPR and first aid certifications required or will train.

Essential Functions:
Plan, organize and conduct a preschool classroom under the Park District program philosophy and policies. Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, parents, recreation supervisor, co-workers, and the community.

Discuss children’s conduct and progress with the preschool coordinator and parents frequently.

Maintain and supervise the use and care of the classroom, equipment, and supplies. Report needed repairs and replacements (as soon as noticed), request special set up (one week in advance), and order supplies and equipment in accordance with the established timeline.

Complete Accident Incident reports on all injuries/incidents on children while in attendance at preschool and inform parents and supervisor immediately.

Attend and participate in staff meetings, planning sessions, in-services, and student field trips.
Supervise the use and care of Park District supplies, equipment and facilities.
Maintain the classroom, equipment and supplies and report need for repair or replacement in a timely fashion.

Establish and maintain good working relationships with parents, preschool coordinator, recreation supervisor, co-workers and the community.

Follow the procedure for arranging for a substitute when needed. Have lesson plan available for substitute.

Assist in the classroom set up in the morning, afternoon, and at the end of the day.

Check each child’s background form for completion, and you are alert to any special circumstances or needs.
Inform parents of preschool class closings due to inclement weather or facility issues.

Serves as a Mandatory Reporter.

Monitor helping parent calendar and ensure families are fulfilling requirements of the program.

Provide guidance to teacher aide and helping parent of classroom activities.

Communicate with parents about special events or activities through class calendar. Calendar includes school holidays and non-attendance days.

Coordinate end of year activities to mark the successful completion of students preschool year.
Monitor children and determine if accommodations or referrals may be necessary.
$ 13.00 – $19.00 DOE


Position Type: Preschool Aid

Job ID: 445 (Click here to apply)

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

Location: Austin Park

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The Preschool Aide will act as support staff to the Preschool Teacher, assisting whenever necessary. The Aide shall assist in the planning, organizing and conducting of preschool classroom activities on a day-day basis.

Must be 21 years of age. Work experience in a preschool/early childhood setting is preferred. Ability to work independently and creatively. CPR and first aid certifications required or will train.
Must be available Monday through Friday 8 am – noon, or Monday through Friday 8:15 – 2:30..

Essential Functions:
– Assist in the planning of the program and activities of the children.
– Will initiate, interact and encourage children in a variety of activities throughout the day
– Assist the Teacher in planning and preparing daily and weekly lesson plans. May be responsible for designing own lesson plan with the consent of the Teacher.
– Uses appropriate and positive discipline.
– Assist the Teacher by passing on observations regarding the children’s health, behavior and development.
– Arrive and depart on time.
– Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.
– To assist the Teacher in designing and putting up decorations on bulletin boards.
– To assist in maintaining classroom supplies. Complete work orders for special classroom set-ups (minimum 1 week in advance).
– To assist in maintaining a clean and organized classroom.
– May be asked to assist in other classrooms.
– Prepare the classroom prior to the school year and clean up at the completion of the school year.
– Direct and assist parent helpers in preparing materials and classroom for daily use.
– Supervise the use and care of Park District supplies, equipment and facilities.
– Establish and maintain good working relationships with parents, recreation supervisor, co-workers and the community.
– Complete an Accident Report form for all injuries to children while in attendance at preschool, and inform supervisor immediately.
– Submit time card and payment requests in timely manner.
– Maintain up-to-date records on students including emergency information.
$10.00 – $13.00 DOE

Fitness Instructor JobID: 453  (Click here to apply)

Position Type: Recreation

Date Posted: 6/17/2019

Location: Club Fitness (PVCC

The Fitness Class Instructor is responsible for leading a safe, appropriate exercise class according to the class description.

Certification in a nationally recognized organization. CPR/AED and First Aid is required but will train. Prior experience preferred.
Provide a well-balanced, appropriate and safe workout according to the class description.

Psychological Considerations: The exercise instructor must be enthusiastic, well organized and safety conscious.Physiological Considerations: The exercise instructor must be strong and healthy and able to easily lead a one-hour class.Cognitive Considerations: Ability to use good judgment is necessary as well as a friendly and outgoing personality.

$ 22.00 – $ 28.00 DOE

Dance Instructor JobID: 411 (Click here to apply)

Position Type: Recreation

Date Posted: 5/30/2019

Location: Prairie View Community Center

Dance instructors are responsible for instructing students in ballet, hip hop, creative movement, poms, lyrical and other forms of dance as determined by the supervisor. Dance teachers plan their dance program to meets students’need. Explain and demonstrate techniques and methods of dance, drill pupils in execution of dance steps, choreograph and direct dance performances according to the style of dancing taught. Participate in the planning and execution of the annual dance recital.
Must be18 years old. Ability to work independently and creatively. Pleasant and friendly personality.
Responsible for daily set up and clean up of studio. Maintain materials and storage areas. Develop lesson plans to include a balanced dance program, organize daily class time that preparation, rehearsal, and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time. Evaluate each students performance an technique. Other tasks as assigned.
Must be available Thursdays from 3 pm – 8 pm

Starting $19.50 per hour depending on experience.

Guest Service Representative
Job ID: 452  (Click here to apply)

Position Type: Administration
Date Posted: 5/8/2019

Location: Prairie View Community Center

The Guest Service Representative is responsible for front line customer service. The Guest Service Representative is a part-time IMRF employee working 25 – 28 hours per week. The work pace is moderate to busy depending on the volume of customers during peak times of the day and evening hours.

The Guest Service Representative should have at least 2 years in a customer service-related position. Experience with RecTrac preferred. CPR training and First Aid are required but will train. High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Immediate Supervisor:
The Guest Service Representative is under the direction of the Registration Coordinator.

Essential Functions:

  • Greet all patrons, members, and participants in a friendly and courteous manner as they enter the Prairie View Community Center.
  • Process program registrations, and season passes, and other activities.
  • Answer phones in a timely manner, directing the call to the appropriate person.
  • Answer all patrons’ questions either in person or on the telephone, or direct patron to appropriate person or department for the question to be answered.
  • Assist in refunds, and program cancellations.
  • Process rental contracts, including checking availability, taking deposits, and completing paperwork.
  • Assist other team members with participating in and preparing for Special Events. Copying, distribution of information or materials, and scheduling facilities.
  • Maintains the general tidiness of the registration area.
  • Complete additional tasks as assigned.

Job ID: 346 (Click here to apply)

Position Type: Summer Pool Staff/Lifeguard
Date Posted: 11/28/2018
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

  1. Set up the pool area.  This includes putting out equipment, making sure the bathrooms and locker-room are clean and open, installing lane lines,
  2. Provide exceptional customer service to guests at all times.
  3. Guard your zone with 10/20 scanning and enforce rules.
  4. Instructing swim lessons
  5. Complete accident and rescue reports thoroughly.
  6. Attending in-service training.
  7. Clean up at the end of the day putting equipment away and making sure bathrooms 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 an Ellis Lifeguarding license,
Salary $8.75  – $10.00 per hour DOE approximately 25 to 40 hours per week.

This is a seasonal position working Memorial Day through Labor Day
Click here to apply online 

Job ID: 449  (Click here to apply)

Position Type: Summer Pool Staff/Swim Instructor
Date Posted: 3/26/2019
Location: Pools

Job Summary
Instruct children of all ages using the “Learn to Swim” lesson program as provided by the Morton Grove Park District.

Minimum of 16 years of age. CPR and First Aid preferred, (will train if necessary). Prior swim lesson experience preferred. Skilled in swimming.

Immediate Supervisor:
Responsible to Swim Lesson Coordinator.

Essential Functions:
All instructors are required to teach lessons and attend all instructor training and meetings.
Arrive at the pool 15 minutes prior to lessons.
Have lesson plans and attendance sheets and lesson binder ready and reviewed.
Be on deck and ready to teach in proper uniform 5 minutes before lessons are scheduled to begin.
Uniform consists of proper swimsuit, lesson plan, binder, attendance sheet, and equipment.
Take attendance and teach skills as required for that day.
Teach students in a professional manner with high attention to SAFETY and CONTROL.
At the end of class, clean up all equipment and be prepared to speak with parents concerning student’s performance if necessary. Punch out at this time!
Pool Management is the authority of the LTS Program.

Psychological Considerations:
Lesson Instructor may need to resolve differences and problems that arise with children/patrons. The Lesson Instructor, together with pool management is responsible for the safe and well-organized operation. May also have to work under stressful conditions when rescue attempts are made.

Physiological Considerations:
Must have ability to lift 45 lbs. May need to respond quickly to an emergency.

Environmental Considerations:
All activities are performed outside. These conditions include high temperatures, humidity and exposure to sunlight for extended periods of time.

Starting $8.50 DOE

This is a seasonal position working Memorial Day through Labor Day
Click here to apply online 

BASE/B4 Team Leader
The Base/B4 Team Leader is responsible for maintaining the daily operation of the program site to which assigned.
Job ID:
450  Apply

Date Posted: 2/7/2019
Location: Hynes School

At least 21 years of age with a High School diploma or equivalent. CPR/AED and First Aid certifications required (will train). Experience in before school/afterschool childcare programming preferred. Skills needed include supervision, lesson planning, record keeping, and communication.

Immediate Supervisor:
The BASE/B4 Team Leader is responsible to the Recreation Supervisor.

Essential Functions:

  1. Supervise all staff on site.
  2. Assist in the scheduling, organizing, and implementation of the daily activities at the assigned before school/afterschool site.
  3. Participates and leads activities as needed.
  4. Organize and lead weekly staff meeting.
  5. Build and maintain staff morale.
  6. Assist in handling discipline problems as they arise.
  7. Maintain communication with staff, children, parents, and school administrators.
  8. Responsible for inventory of equipment.
  9. Monitor/inspect site to insure participant’s safety.
  10. Perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the District’s safety program. Using good safety awareness and judgement.

Starting $12.00 DOE

Job ID: 312  Apply


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 after-school school programs (2:45pm-6: 00 pm), 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, 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.

Position Type: Parks
Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Apply: JobID: 438

The Rental Attendant is responsible for the operation of any and all rentals taking place at the Prairie View Community Center. The Rental Attendant is responsible for performing essential functions as outlined in this analysis. This is a part-time position working 8-10 hours a rental, working a maximum of two rentals a week, usually on Saturdays and Sundays.

The minimum age for the position is 16 years old. Common sense, good judgment, good customer relations, and communication are necessary for this position. Must be able to lift moderate weight (25 lbs.) when setting up tables and chairs. Certification in CPR/AED and First Aid is necessary (will train in-house).

Essential Functions:
Set up and take down tables and chairs per agreement with rental contract and set up room for next use.
Clean and sanitize tables and chairs.
Remove and dispose of garbage.
Dust and wet mop floors, vacuum carpet in the upstairs hallway.
Clean and sanitize restrooms.
Assist with removal of all decorations.
Clean and sanitize kitchen area when rental group departs.
Check building for unlocked doors and secure all doors upon departure. Set alarm if necessary.
Complete necessary safety document if necessary e.g. accident or incident report and leave a report with the immediate supervisor.
Always perform and complete tasks in a safe manner.
Keep entrance areas clean and obstruction free from garbage, snow, etc. for rental participants to access the building.
Initiate elevator operation upon entering the building and turn off after rental.
Become familiar with building mechanical systems. (community room, activity room, or gym)
Keep rental group in confines of rented space.
Enforce all rules set by the Morton Grove Park District rental contract, calling for assistance of police if necessary.

Complete additional tasks as assigned by Supervisor.
$10.00 an hour

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.

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
Apply online at