APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT

The Community Park District of La Grange Park provides a wide range of exciting recreational opportunities and maintains 6 park sites ( total 23.1 acres) for the benefit of our community. The Community Park District was created in 1944 and grew out of the volunteer-based Citizen Committee for Recreation and public enthusiasm for recreation programs and services and a healthy spirit of volunteerism remain prominent characteristics of the park district today.

Our small and dedicated team strives to create opportunities for our community to build stronger bonds and live healthy, active, and fun lives! To achieve this, our staff and board values professional development, work/life synergy, the pursuit of excellence, fairness, and fun. The Community Park District offers an extremely generous benefits package, that includes medical, life, and supplemental insurances, IMRF Pension Plan, tuition reimbursement, program privileges, and more!


Full Time Positions

Office Manager Wanted
Starting Salary Range $36,000-$41,000 DOQ
(+Incredible benefits package)

The Community Park District of La Grange Park is seeking a detail-oriented individual with excellent internal and external customer service! The Office Manager is a full time, exempt position that is responsible for front office, customer service, and program registration operations; performing clerical, record management, and administrative duties to support the Executive Director and Board of Park Commissioners; and assists the Executive Director with human resource duties including confidential work related to employee recruitment, timekeeping, selection, discipline, and related areas. 

The ideal candidate will have a two-year human resources or business associate's degree or an equivalent five years of experience in HR or executive level administrative work is required. A Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) is preferred. Candidate must have First Aid/CPR certification or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire. 

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Resumes and Employment Applications may be emailed to Jessica Cannaday at jcannaday@communityparkdistrict.org or dropped off at 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park, IL 60526.



Part Time Positions

Substitute Preschool Teachers Needed!

Ready Teddy Preschool is looking for energetic, flexible, and fun substitute teachers! Under the supervision of the Recreation Manager, the Substitute Preschool Teacher is responsible for planning and implementing preschool programs for children ages 2-5 with a co-teacher, including but not limited to providing customer service, general safety and development, supervision of groups of children, and providing high quality educational and recreational activities.

The Ready Teddy Preschool substitute teachers are energetic, positive, and patient teachers who love sharing their passion for education with our students. Minimum high school diploma or equivalent with at least two years' experience related to childcare or child development required. Must have good communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills. CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications are required (Park District provides training). 

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Resumes and Employment Applications may be emailed to Nancy Daum at ndaum@communityparkdistrict.org or dropped off at 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park, IL 60526.


Sports Instructors Wanted!

Under the supervision of the Recreation Manager, the Community Park District Sports Instructors is responsible for developing, planning, implementing, leading, supervising, and assisting instructional athletic programs in La Grange Park. This position provides safe, fun, nurturing, and active programming for kids ages 3-17 where self-concept is enhanced, independence encouraged, and individuality respected. Programming includes private, semiprivate, and group instruction. 

Community Park District sports instructors are energetic, positive and patient coaches who love sharing their passion for athletics with children experiencing a sport for the first time as well as those looking to improve intermediate or advanced skills. Instructors have coaching experience and a thorough knowledge of at least 2 of the following sports: Baseball, softball, basketball, cheerleading, tennis, volleyball, track, football/flag football, and soccer. Collegiate athletics experience is preferred. Instructors must be 18 years or older, have reliable transportation, be team-oriented, and have excellent communication skills. CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications are required (Park District provides training). 

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Resumes and Employment Applications may be emailed to Nancy Daum at ndaum@communityparkdistrict.org or dropped off at 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park, IL 60526.


Custodian/Building Rental Supervisor - Part Time, Classification III
The part-time custodian/building rental supervisor works building rentals on an as-needed basis and fills in for the full-time custodian. This position provides exceptional customer services, ensures that building facilities are clean and orderly, and sets up and takes down tables and chairs based on room rental specifications. Download the full job description here.

Resumes and Employment Applications may be emailed to Nancy Daum at ndaum@communityparkdistrict.org or dropped off at 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park, IL 60526.