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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:Summer Camp Staff/Head Counselor

Date Posted:1/27/2020

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.
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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 season.
Responsible for equipment inventory.
Assist in all camp-related activities including swimming.
Monitor staff performance and aid in 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
$12.00 DOE

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Job ID:431
Position Type: Parks/Maintenance Technician

Date Posted:3/11/2020

Location: Maintenance Garage

Additional Information:The Seasonal Parks Laborer is a seasonal 3 position from approximately May – August. The hours are 7:00am – 3:30pm and may include weekend and evenings.

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$13.00 per hour DOE

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 good-will ambassador for the District at all times.
-Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.

Job ID: 452
Position Type:Administration
Job ID: 452 (click  here to apply)

Date Posted:3/6/2020

Location:Prairie View Community Center

The Guest Service Representative is responsible for front line customer service. The Guest Service Representative is a part time employee working 12 – 15 hours per week. Work pace is moderate to busy depending on volume of customers during peak times of day and evening hours.
Must be available evenings from 4pm to 8pm.

The Guest Service Representative should have at least 1 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.

$10.00 DOE

NIGHT CUSTODIAN  Job ID: 454 Click here to apply

Position Type:Parks/Night Custodian

Date Posted:2/19/2020

Location:Prairie View Community Center

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 Prairie View 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 position with benefits and IMRF.
Hours are 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm Monday through Friday.

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 Custodian is under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Parks & Maintenance.

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.


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Position Type: Summer Pool Staff/Lifeguard

Date Posted: 3/26/2019

Location: Pool

Job ID: 346  Click to apply

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,
Starting $11.00 per hour DOE approximately 25 to 40 hours per week.

This is a seasonal position working Memorial Day through Labor Day
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Dance Assistant
Job ID: 437 Click here to apply

Position Type:Recreation/Dance Assistant (Substitute)
Date Posted:3/12/2020
Location:Prairie View Community Center

Summary: Under the direction of Recreation Supervisor and Dance Coordinator. Dance assistants are responsible for assisting teachers. Demonstrate techniques and methods of dance as directed by teacher. Assist in class control and management.
Qualifications: 16 years old, Member of Starbound Dance Company and 1-2 years dance experience preferred. Ability to work independently and creatively. Pleasant and friendly personality. Must provide a work permit if under the age of 16. Must be CPR, First Aid/AED certified. (will train)

Essential Functions:
Arrive in studio no earlier than 15 minutes prior to the start of your first class for preparation.
Responsible for daily set up and clean up of studio.
Maintain materials and storage areas.
Maintain a classroom atmosphere that is conducive to learning.
Meet regular and predictable attendance requirements.
Maintain professional competence in dance techniques.
Assist in preparing students to perform dances for the annual dance recital.
Work as a team with the dance staff to achieve the overall purpose of the program.
Demonstrate good communication skills teaching a classroom.
Submit availability for class scheduling purposes when requested.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Fill in as a substitute for other assistants if possible.
Greet parents and students.
Display a cooperative, positive attitude when working with staff and students.
Provide a positive interaction and communication with the children.
When communicating and interacting with parents employee should focus on professional courtesies, regarding Dance Program activities and information only.

Maintain a knowledge of park policies, confidentiality of student and staff records and information, and loyalty to park district.
At no time should an assistant be in a closed room alone with a child, either another child, parent or staff member should be present.
Do not release a child to anyone without written permission from the parents.
Keep in consideration all safety guidelines and procedures.
Starting $10.00

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Position Type: Summer Camp Staff/Camp Counselor

Date Posted:1/27/2020

Location:Park View School

JobID: 384 (Click here to apply)

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 activites. 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.
$10.00 depending on experience
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Position Type: Recreation

Date Posted:12/27/2019

Location:Prairie View Community Center

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The Morton Grove Park District is looking for energetic and highly motivated 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:
Create personalized workouts for each client that meets their individual goals.
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.
Verify training sessions with customer service.
Demonstrate appropriate and safe exercises and spot client during workout. Secure a spotter if beyond trainers lifting capability.
Communicate with clients on their personal training schedule



Position Type: Parks/Facility Foreman

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

Location: Prairie View Community Center


Job # 457 Click to apply

The Maintenance Foreman will assume responsibility for the cleanliness, general appearance indoor and outdoors, and the efficient operation of the Prairie View Community Center and fieldhouses; minor mechanical and custodial needs. Ensures that all support and service is conducted and fulfilled in a manner consistent with safety and park district objectives. Maintenance Foreman is a full-time position that is required to be on 24-hour emergency call unless other arrangements are made. The job requires the employee to work flexible shifts including some weekends so repairs and maintenance will not interrupt operations.

An associate degree in facility management or closely related field preferred, but not required. Minimum of 3 years’ experience supervising custodial staff in a multi-use facility or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  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. Certified Pool Operators License or ability to acquire within 6 months of employment.  First Aid/CPR/AED certified or ability to obtain with six months of employment. A pre-placement physical is required. 

Immediate Supervisor:  The Maintenance Foreman is under the direct supervision of the Superintendent of Parks.

 Essential Functions:

  • Supervises, trains and evaluates both full time and part time staff.
  • Provides ground maintenance to maintain a clean appearance both on the inside and outside of the Community Center, to include sidewalks, curbs, and parking lots, snow and ice removal.
  • Custodial and maintenance work to keep equipment and all plumbing, heating, electrical and cooling mechanical equipment in continuous and good operating condition.
  • Implementation and operation of a preventative maintenance program keeping accurate dated records of maintenance procedures.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of the short term and long-term requirements for repair and maintenance, preventative maintenance, capital replacement and capital requirements.
  • Writing/updating procedure manuals regarding maintenance and custodial operations. 
  • Must take proper safety precautions and be aware of potential and existing hazards on the job and attempt to eliminate them.
  • Ensures that enough custodial supplies and materials are always available and specifies cleaning necessarily needed in order to accomplish work tasks safely and adequately. Keeping updated inventory.
  • Diagnose jobs and assist Superintendent of Parks and Facilities in decisions of in-house or contracted repairs and projects.
  • Develop weekly and monthly objectives and organize, prioritize daily, weekly, and monthly work schedules.
  • Responds to all emergencies and alarms when on duty or otherwise in an on-call status.


 Marginal Functions:


  • Assist Park staff with projects in another park district facilities.
  • Maintain up-to-date work and facility records.
  • Follows operating procedures on all equipment.
  • Use good safety awareness and judgment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

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
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