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!


Part Time Positions

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). 

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.



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.



Full Time Positions

Recreation, Facilities and Safety Manager - Full Time
The Recreation, Facilities and Safety Manager is an exempt full-time position that oversees facility and athletic field maintenance and manages facility rentals, athletic field rentals, youth and adult sports programs, leagues, events, fitness programming, and the ADA Transition Plan for the Community Park District. The position also serves as the district's safety coordinator and is responsible for general safety and risk management concerns relating to all agency operations. 

A Bachelor's Degree in parks and recreation management, sports management, or equivalent experience is required. Must be a First Aid/CPR instructor or the ability to acquire certification within the first year of hire. Must be a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) or the ability to acquire within three years of hire. Must be a Certified Playground Inspector (CPSI) or the ability to acquire within three years of hire. First Aid/CPR certification or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire is required. Candidate must possess a valid State of Illinois Driver's license.

Hiring range is $38,000-$40,000 plus a very generous benefits package.

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.