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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: Recreation

Date Posted:1/13/2020

Location:Prairie View Community Center

Job# 458 Click to apply

The Recreation Supervisor – Fitness is responsible for directly overseeing all day-to-day operations of Club Fitness.  Responsible for the hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of all Club Fitness staff.  Works with staff to implement systems and procedures to capitalize on memberships. The Recreation Supervisor is a full-time employee whose work week may exceed 40 hours a week and include evenings and weekends.

BA/BS in Parks and Recreation, Physical Education or closely related field from an accredited college or university.  Minimum of three years of experience in supervision.  Must have highly effective interpersonal skills, problem solving abilities and advanced communication skills.  Demonstrated initiative, dependability, good judgement, tact, analytical skills, leadership, and the capability to work in a positive manner with the general public. CPRP certification is required.  Rec Trac experience preferred, but not required.   CPR/First Aid. AED, required, however will train. Must possess a valid Illinois Class “D” Driver’s License.

Immediate Supervisor:
The Recreation Supervisor is responsible to the Superintendent of Recreation.

Essential Functions:

  1. Complete programming for areas under your supervision from ideas to program evaluation.
  2. Prepare and distribute monthly newsletter.
  3. Submit monthly usage to insurance-based programs.
  4. Maintain and control merchandise inventory.
  5. Prepare annual goals and objectives relative to your programs.
  6. Maintain required departmental records and records of programs and class participation statistics.
  7. Evaluate/survey all programs/participants within your assigned area.
  8. Lead and or assist with Recreation Department special events.
  9. Prepare and monitor the budget for areas under your supervision.
  10. Maintain internal cash controls and appropriate accounting procedures.
  11. Prepare bid documents and purchase orders to be approved by the Superintendent of Recreation.
  12. Provide direction, leadership and motivation to staff under your supervision. To include conducting and managing the annual and/or seasonal performance review process.
  13. Prepare and monitor scheduling and payroll for your staff.
  14. Establish and nurture communication with outside resources valuable to your programming; including public and private organizations.
  15. Perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the District’s safety program. Using good safety awareness and judgement.
  16. Hire, train and evaluate all Club Fitness staff.
  17. Salary range $38,000 – $58,000


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: 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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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: Parks/Maintenance Technician

Date Posted:12/9/2019

Location:Maintenance Garage

Job # 425 Click to apply

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing a variety of park labor duties to maintain and/or repair park properties and equipment. Maintenance Technicians are responsible for performing the duties outlined in this analysis. Maintenance Technicians are full-time employees and work is performed at a moderate, constant pace, but may vary slightly depending on the demands of the job required. Maintenance Technicians may perform duties in the medium heavy work level (lifting 75 lbs. frequently). CPO preferred..

Must be 18 years of age, High School graduate with a minimum of two years experience in park district maintenance or a related field is required. Basic knowledge and experience in grounds or facility maintenance is required. An operator’s license for application of herbicides is required within 90 days after employment begins. A certified pool operator’s license will be required within one year after that same date. A pre-placement physical is required.

Immediate Supervisor:
Maintenance Technicians are directly responsible to the Superintendent of Parks and Facilities and/or Parks Foreman.

Essential Functions:
Mowing park district turf.
Operation of park district vehicles and machinery.
General road repair: asphalt patching.
Turf maintenance – fertilizing, seeding, aerating, weed eradicating.
Snow and ice removal.
Planting and trimming of trees and shrubs.
Maintenance of outdoor winter facilities.
Repairing and installing park and playground equipment and site amenities.
Sports field preparation including dragging, rolling and marking lines.
Removing all garbage and refuse materials from parks and facilities.
Repair and routine maintenance of two outdoor pools, which includes keeping accurate records..
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.


Salary Range $32,000-$45,000

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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