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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: Preschool/Preschool Aid

Date Posted:7/12/2021

Location: Austin Park

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The Preschool Assistant 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.

This as a part time position working Monday through Thursday 8:30am – 3:15pm.

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.

Essential Functions:
-To 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 timecard and payment requests in timely manner.
-Maintain up-to-date records on students including emergency information.

Starting $11.00 per hour



Position Type: Fitness Attendant

Job ID: 464 Click here to apply

Date Posted:6/30/2021

Location: Prairie View Community Center

The Fitness Attendant is responsible for fitness center supervision.  The Fitness Attendant is responsible for performing the essential functions as outlined in this analysis.  This is a part-time position working up to 15 hours a week.

High School diploma or equivalent.  Knowledge of fitness equipment and exercise programs required. CPR, First Aid AED certification required. (will train in house)

Immediate Supervisor:
The Fitness Attendant is responsible to the Recreation Supervisor.

Essential Functions:

  1. Supervise fitness center, focusing on providing members with a positive and safe experience.
  2. Ensure the facility is clean and the equipment is in good working condition. Notice and report any concerns regarding equipment, fitness room, locker rooms, policies, members, etc. in a timely matter to the supervisor.
  3. Maintain rapport with members, have contact with each member every visit.
  4. Orientate members to fitness equipment and demonstrate appropriate and safe exercises.
  5. Assist members with exercise programs on an ongoing basis.
  6. Assist with towel service and fitness center maintenance and cleaning.
  7. Help with special events and programs.
  8. Attend staff training programs.
  9. Follow safety manual procedures.
  10. Complete additional tasks when assigned.
  11. The Fitness Attendant may perform duties in the medium work level (lifting up to 45 lbs.)

$11.00 per hour

Position Type: Group Exercise Instructor

Job ID: 477 Click here to apply

Date Posted:6/30/2021

Location: Prairie View Community Center

Group Exercise Instructor 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.
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.

Position Type:Parks/Maintenance Technician

Date Posted:5/10/2021

Location: Prairie View Community Center
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The part-time custodian is responsible for performing a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness of the Prairie View Community Center. Occasionally the Custodian
will be required to perform other general maintenance tasks and repairs.


SATURDAYS 6:45 am – 4:30 pm, and
SUNDAYS 6:45 am – 3:00 pm

Cleaning of all Prairie View building to include lobby, washrooms, offices, meeting rooms and locker rooms.
Vacuuming lobby, and offices.
Cleaning oustside front of building and keep clear of hazard.
Mop floors, clean windows and mirrors.
Set up and take down for special programs or rentals. (tables and chairs)
Stocking paper supplies for restrooms and locker rooms.
Additional duties as assigned.

Starting $12.00 per hour

Position Type:Recreation

Job ID 470 Click here to apply

Date Posted:2/24/2021

Location: Prairie View Community Center

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.

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:
-Arrive in studio no earlier than 15 minutes prior to the start of your first class for preparation.
-Responsible for daily set up and cleanup of studio.
-Maintain materials and storage areas.
-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.
-Evaluate each student’s performance and technique.
-Keep appropriate records including attendance reports, emergency forms, costume orders and other records as necessary.
-Maintain a classroom atmosphere that is conducive to learning.
-Meet regular and predictable attendance requirements.
-Participate in staff meetings.
-Maintain professional competence in dance techniques.
-Prepare students to perform dances for the annual dance recital and summer showcase.
-Select music and costumes for each dance performance.
-Keep an open line of communication with the parents of students, keeping them informed as to the progress of their child.
-Work as a team with the dance staff to achieve the overall purpose of the program.
-Demonstrate good communication skills teaching a classroom.
-Be able to get across information in a clear manner.
-Submit availability for class scheduling purposes when requested.
-Performs other related duties as assigned.
-Fill in as a substitute for other teachers if possible.
-Greet parents and students.
-Fill out accident reports as needed.
-Display a cooperative, positive attitude when working with staff and students.
-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 instructor 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.
-Choreograph and participate in Starbound dance competitions if assigned.
Salary Range $19.00 Starting