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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

Gym Attendant
Job ID 503 Click here to apply

Position Type: Sports
Date Posted:8/15/2022
Location: Prairie View Community Center

The Gym Attendant is responsible for maintaining order in the gymnasium during rentals. The Gym Attendant is responsible for performing essential functions as outlined in this analysis. This is a part-time position with a variable schedule (dependent on rental schedule), working up to 15 hours a week, primarily in the evenings and weekends. The Gym Attendant may perform duties in the medium work level (lifting to 45 lbs.)

Qualifications: Minimum age for this position is 18 years old. CPR and First Aid certification necessary (will train).

Immediate Supervisor: The Gym Attendant is directly responsible to the Recreation Supervisor – Athletics.

Essential Functions:
– Oversee and supervise the use of the gymnasium
– Ensure gym use by Club Fitness members, paid rental guests only, Club Fitness members, or Park District programs
– Monitor the hall outside of the gym.
– Inspect gym at beginning and end of shift for debris, broken rims etc. Notify supervisor if repairs are needed.
– Complete necessary safety documents such as accident or incident report
– Make sure storage closets are locked, stage lights are turned off, and stage doors are locked, and inform Maintenance staff once you leave the premises
– Dust mop gym floor, wipe down mats, and turn off selected lights after all patrons have left.
– Keep rental group in confines of rented space
– Ensure balls are filled with air
– Distribute balls and ensure they are brought back
– The gym attendant is prohibited from any form of play while on duty.
– Complete additional tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Must enforce the Rule of Gym as follows:
– After administering first aid (including giving an ice pack) an accident report must be filled out completely.
– No street shoes allowed in gym.
– No dunking allowed on courts.
– No food or drinks in the gym beside water.

Psychological Considerations: Must have the ability to understand quality customer service and follow Morton Grove Park District policies and procedures relate to safety. May have to work under stressful situations when first aid or CPR are required. May need to ask players to abide by club rules.

Physiological Considerations: Must have the ability to lift 45 lbs. (assisting with clean up of gymnastics equipment etc.) May need to respond quickly to an emergency.

Environmental Considerations: All activities are performed indoors.  These environmental conditions include lighting and temperature.

Cognitive Considerations: Must possess good safety awareness and judgment.  Must be friendly and like to work with people of all ages.

Pay: $13.00 per hour

Questions: Please direct any questions to Daniel Bregman, Recreation Supervisor – Athletics
847-965-0217 or dbregman@mgparks.com

Fitness/Personal Trainer

Date Posted:6/10/2022

Location: Prairie View Community Center

JobID: 498 Click here to apply

Job Description: 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).

Immediate Supervisor: The Personal Trainer is under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor.

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.

Psychological Considerations: Personal Trainer must be patient in dealing with the public.
The Personal Trainer may also have to work under stressful situations when First Aid or CPR/AED is required.

Physiological Considerations: Must have the ability to lift 45 lbs. May need to respond quickly to an emergency. Environmental Considerations: All activities are performed indoors. These environmental conditions include lighting and temperature.

Cognitive Considerations: Must possess good safety awareness and judgment.
Must be friendly and like to work with people of all ages.

$31 per hour

 

 

Information Technology Coordinator

Job ID: 497 Click here to apply

Position Type: Administration
Date Posted:5/19/2022
Location: Prairie View Community Center

Job Description Summary:
This position is responsible for the park district’s computer landscape, network, hardware, software, and communication systems. This position will assess the district’s needs and implement solutions as well as coordinate with a third-party technology expert. This position diagnoses and resolves software, hardware, and network issues while providing support for staff on desktops, laptops, printers, telephones, mobile phones, peripherals, wireless networks, and related software/hardware. This position is considered confidential and strict adherence to the Agencies policies is required.

Qualifications: The preferred individual will a have Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field from an accredited college or university. Experience meeting deadlines, work prioritization and time management will be considered. Strong organizational & time-management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks. Valid IL driver’s license required.

Immediate Supervisor:
The Information Technology Coordinator reports to the Superintendent of Finance.

Essential Functions:
Develops strategic plans identifying Information Technology applications to support business plans or create new strategic options.

  • Maintains and monitors the district’s computer networks.
  • Manage data across applications and platforms
  • Provide and update the technology 5-year strategic plan
  • Resolve hardware and software issues
  • Manage the District’s backup server information and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Update all hardware and software as required to run an efficient operation.
  • Provides support for PC and laptops and related technologies, including but not limited to telephony, printers, point-of-sales hardware and peripherals, timeclocks, tablet computing, remote access, and cloud-based services
  • Provides superior customer service/support to all employees and patrons
  • Troubleshoots all PC and Server operating systems and software
  • Follows IT policies and procedures for incident/problem escalation and acts as liaison to third-party vendors.
  • Maintain accurate records of completed and pending jobs.
  • Loads and configure software packages including imaging desktops
  • Stay current with technological trends related to the Park District environment.
  • Independently troubleshoots problems without supervision.
  • Assesses and effectively recommends to the Superintendent of Finance which technology initiatives should be outsourced to a third-party technology expert and, in conjunction with the Superintendent, engages outsourced third-party vendors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Psychological Considerations: Must resolve differences and problems that arise.
May feel pressure to meet certain deadlines.
Must sit for long periods of time during data input into computer and may have to carry supplies and materials.
May be required to work in climate’s that are 86 degrees or higher with high humidity.
The worker may be required to lift items 35-40 pounds in weight and respond to safety concerns quickly and accurately.

Environmental Considerations:
General office environment.

Cognitive Considerations: Must be a good communicator with strong creative abilities.
Must possess good judgment and safety awareness.

Exempt Salary Range $60,000-$65,000

Group Exercise Instructor

JobID: 491 Click here to apply

Job Description
The Group Exercise Instructor is required to lead aerobics class in a group setting for a specific time allocation.
The class should be fun and upbeat but safe and easy to follow.
It is the instructor’s responsibility for each of his/her participants safety during class.

Qualifications: Current certification from AFAA, ACE or other nationally accredited certifications.
CPR/AED, and First Aid is required but will train. Prior experience preferred.

Immediate Supervisor: Group Exercise Instructors are responsible to the Recreation Manager.

Essential Functions:
– Provide a well-balanced, appropriate, and safe workout according to class description.
– Ensure all participants are registered or have paid guest fee (waiver signed).
– Responsible for usage and return of fitness equipment.  Provide a safe, fun, and challenging class to each participant.
– Be prepared, start and end class on time.
– Support the Morton Grove Park District safety initiative including adhering to policies and procedures, performing your job in a safe manner, attending required training, seeking additional training as needed, promptly reporting accidents/incidents, and proactively addressing hazards in the workplace. Marginal Functions:  Attend Park District meetings, as necessary.
– Represent the Park District at various functions. Psychological Considerations:
– Ability to work independently in day-to-day operations.
– Ability to work in a team atmosphere.
– Ability to work effectively in a climate of assertiveness and interaction, requiring timely responsiveness and flexibility.
– Must be able to deal with people under stressful and demanding situations.
– Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with supervisors, staff, and patrons.

 

Physical Requirements:
General work area is indoors, in a smoke free environment, with controlled temperature and fluorescent lighting.
Performs tasks that require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting.

Cognitive Considerations: Ability to use good judgment is necessary as well as a friendly and outgoing personality.

Dance Instructor
Job ID: 492 Click here to apply

Job Description Summary:
Under the direction of Recreation Supervisor and Dance Coordinator.

Dance teachers are responsible for instructing students in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and other forms of dance as determined by the supervisor.
Dance teachers plan their dance program to meet students’ needs. Explain and demonstrate techniques and methods of dance, drill pupils in execution of dance steps, choreograph and direct dance performances according to style of dancing taught. Participate in the planning and execution of the annual dance recital. Qualifications: Must be at least 21 years old. Degree in Dance or Education with dance experience preferred. Experienced in dance performance required and teaching experience preferred. Ability to work independently and creatively. Pleasant and friendly personality.

Essential Functions:
1. Arrive in studio no earlier than 15 minutes prior to the start of your first class for preparation.
2. Responsible for daily set up and cleanup of studio.
3. Maintain materials and storage areas.
4. Develop lesson plans to include a balanced dance program, organize daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.
5. Evaluate each student’s performance and technique.
6. Keep appropriate records including attendance reports, emergency forms, costume orders and other records as necessary.
7. Maintain a classroom atmosphere that is conducive to learning.
8. Meet regular and predictable attendance requirements.
9. Participate in staff meetings.
10. Maintain professional competence in dance techniques.
11. Prepare students to perform dances for the annual dance recital and summer showcase.
12. Select music and costumes for each dance performance.
13. Keep an open line of communication with the parents of students, keeping them informed as to the progress of their child.
14. Work as a team with the dance staff to achieve the overall purpose of the program.
15. Demonstrate good communication skills teaching a classroom.
16. Be able to get across information in a clear manner.
17. Submit availability for class scheduling purposes when requested.
18. Performs other related duties as assigned.
19. Fill in as a substitute for other teachers if possible.
20. Greet parents and students.
21. Fill out accident reports as needed.
22. Display a cooperative, positive attitude when working with staff and students.
23. When communicating and interacting with parents employee should focus on professional courtesies, regarding Dance Program activities and information only.
24. Maintain a knowledge of park policies, confidentiality of student and staff records and information, and loyalty to park district.
25. At no time should an instructor assistant be in a closed room alone with a child, either another child, parent or staff member should be present.
26. Do not release a child to anyone without written permission from the parents.
27. Choreograph and participate in Starbound dance competitions if assigned.

Marginal Functions:
1. Responsible for certain aspects of the annual spring dance recital as assigned.
2. Spring and summer dance recital includes but not limited to measuring students for costumes, music and costume selection, choreography, music taping, stage lighting needs, and student direction at the dress rehearsal and recital.

Physiological Considerations:
1. Ability to demonstrate technique, skills and choreography.
2. Frequently sitting and walking.
3. Occasionally balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and reaching. Environmental

Considerations:
1. Employee general work area is indoors, in a smoke fee, open office environment with controlled temperature and fluorescent lighting. 2. Employee may be exposed to a variety of communicable diseases to include exposure to the potential of blood borne pathogens in a number of settings and areas within the Park District area.

Cognitive Considerations:
1. Employee must be able to listen, hear and speak.
2. Use of hands and fingers will regularly be required, and the ability to stand, sit and walk for extended periods of time.

Safety Consideration:
1. Worker must be able to use good safety awareness and judgment.
2. Worker must be able to participate in safety related training as required.
3. Worker must be able to follow direction from supervisor with safe and effective follow through.

$19.00 – $31.00 per hour

Maintenance Technician – Part Time
JobID: 471 Click here to apply

Position Type: Parks/Maintenance Technician

Date Posted:3/25/2022

Location: Prairie View Community Center

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness, general appearance indoors and outdoors, and the efficient maintenance operation of the Prairie View Community Center. Occasionally the Custodian will be required to perform other tasks and repairs. The Night Maintenance Technician is a part time position, must be available 6:00pm – until 11:00pm.

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. Must possess a valid driver’s license with no license revocation or suspension within the last three years. Ability to perform strenuous and varied physical activity, including but not limited to, extensive lifting, standing, walking and climbing. A pre-placement physical is required.
Immediate Supervisor:

The Maintenance Technician is under the direct supervision of the Facility Foreman.
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, 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 by Foreman and complete checklists.

– Perform additional duties as assigned
– Cleaning of second level, Administration Offices, may be necessary when requested.
– Take down set ups and clean for parties, rentals, and special events.

Psychological Considerations.
Worker works unsupervised and may need to seek out supervision when it is needed.

Physiological Considerations:
Worker is exposed to odors from cleaning supplies.

Environmental Considerations:
Worker is exposed to cold due to automatic temperature control of building during the evening and weekend hours. Worker is exposed to cold, snow and ice when assisting in snow and ice removal at the Center.

Cognitive Considerations:
Worker must be able to follow directions, both oral and written. Worker must be able to read and write. Worker must use good safety awareness and judgment and follow safety protocol.

NON-EXEMPT
Starting $15.00 per hour

Voice Instructor
Morton Grove Park District
Job ID: 493 Click  here to apply

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

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Music. Music Education, Music Performance 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.
Supervisor The Voice Instructor reports to the Recreation Supervisor.

Essential Functions
1. Provide 30 minute to 60 minute weekly voice lessons to students all ages and abilities.
2. Assess student skill and music knowledge during 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.

Psychological Considerations:
1. The Voice Instructor is responsible for a safe and well-organized class.

Environmental Considerations:
1. May be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds when setting up class or recital.

Cognitive Considerations:
1. Must possess good safety awareness and judgment.
2. Must be friendly and like to work with people of all ages.
3. Employee must listen, hear and speak.
4. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.

Safety Responsibilities:
1. Worker must be able to follow direction from supervisor or with safe and effective follow through.
2. Worker must be able to use good safety and awareness and judgment.
3. Worker must be able to participate in safety related trainings as required.

$23.00-$35 per hour

Maintenance Technician

Position Type: Parks/Part Time Custodian
Date Posted:7/14/2022
Location: Prairie View Community Center

Job ID 502 Click here to apply

Job Description
The Part-Time Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness of the Prairie View Community Center. Occasionally the Maintenance Technician will be required to perform other general maintenance tasks and repairs. Ability to lift in medium/heavy work (lifting over 75 lbs.) The Night Maintenance Technician is a part-time position and must be available from 6:00 pm until 11 pm.

Qualifications:
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. One-year minimum of previous janitorial or maintenance experience. Must be self-motivated with good judgment and the ability to work independently.

Immediate Supervisor:
The Part-Time Maintenance Technician is under the direct supervision of the Facility Foreman.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Custodial Tasks are necessary to maintain a clean appearance on the outside and inside of the Community Center, including snow and ice removal.
  • Routine maintenance includes cleaning, mopping, scrubbing, waxing, vacuuming, dusting, and washing all floors, walls, windows, carpeting, washroom fixtures, tables, chairs, and any other permanent or movable item or fixture located in the Center Facility.
  • Check the entire building, both upper and lower levels, at periodic intervals during working hours for safety, security, and maintenance reasons.
  • Must take proper safety precautions, be aware of potential and existing hazards on the job and attempt to eliminate them.
  • Positive interaction and cooperation with all Park District staff, which includes the public and facility patrons
  • Clean all areas as instructed by Foreman and complete checklists
  • Perform additional duties as assigned
  • Cleaning of the second level, Administration Offices, may be necessary when requested.
  • Take down set-ups and clean for parties, rentals, and special events.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

Psychological Considerations.
Worker works unsupervised and may need to seek out supervision when it is needed.

Physiological Considerations:
Worker is exposed to odors from cleaning supplies.

Environmental Considerations:
Worker is exposed to cold due to automatic temperature control of building during the evening and weekend hours. Worker is exposed to cold, snow and ice when assisting in snow and ice removal at the Center.

Cognitive Considerations:
Worker must be able to follow directions, both oral and written. Worker must be able to read and write. Worker must use good safety awareness and judgment and follow safety protocol.

 

$15.00- $18.00 Per Hour

Preschool Teachers Aid 
Job ID 501 Click here to apply 

Position Type: Preschool/Preschool Aid
Date Posted:7/5/2022
Location: Oketo Park

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.

Qualifications:
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.

Immediate Supervisor:
The Preschool Aide is responsible to the Preschool Teacher and Recreation Supervisor.

Essential Functions:
1. To assist in the planning of the program and activities of the children.
2. Will initiate, interact and encourage children in a variety of activities throughout the day
3. 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.
4. Uses appropriate and positive discipline.
5. Assist the Teacher by passing on observations regarding the children’s health, behavior, and development.
6. Arrive and depart on time.
7. Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings.
8. To assist the Teacher in designing and putting up decorations on bulletin boards.
9. To assist in maintaining classroom supplies. Complete work orders for special classroom set-ups (minimum 1 week in advance).
10. To assist in maintaining a clean and organized classroom.
11. May be asked to assist in other classrooms.
12. Prepare the classroom prior to the school year and clean up at the completion of the school year.
13. Direct and assist parent helpers in preparing materials and classroom for daily use.
14. Supervise the use and care of Park District supplies, equipment, and facilities.
15. Establish and maintain good working relationships with parents, recreation supervisor, co-workers, and the community.
16. Complete an Accident Report form for all injuries to children while in attendance at preschool and inform supervisor immediately.
17. Submit timecard and payment requests in timely manner.
18. Maintain up-to-date records on students including emergency information.

Psychological Considerations:
May need to resolve differences and problems that arise between children. May have to handle multiple tasks at one time, which may cause stress. Physiological Considerations: Occasional lifting of supplies, tables, chairs, equipment and/or other related materials Expected to participate in group games and other activities that may require running and physical activity. Must have the ability to listen, hear and speak. Use of hands and fingers will regularly be required, and the ability to stand, sit and walk for extended periods of time. Environmental Considerations: Activities are performed both indoors and outdoors and conditions can include but are not limited to weather conditions and building maintenance. Cognitive Considerations: Must possess good safety awareness and judgment. Must be friendly and like to work with people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

$13 per hour