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Aquatics Community Pavilion Ice Arena Maintenance Oak View
Community Center
Racquet, Fitness &
Gymnastics Center
Special Recreation Stony Creek
Golf Course
Internships FLASH!

Employee Application

You must be 16 and older to apply - some jobs may have higher age requirements 
the Oak Lawn Park District does not hire 15 & under (even with a work permit)

OAK LAWN PARK DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Employment with the Oak Lawn 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, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. THOSE APPLICANTS REQUIRING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO THE APPLICATION/INTERVIEW PROCESS SHOULD NOTIFY THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SPECIAL FACILITIES.

Administration 

Job Title: IT Support Technician

Description: The IT Support Technician works under the guidance of the Superintendent of Communications, who is responsible for the overall operation of the District’s computer system, its hardware, and all information system resources including but not limited to computers, networks, telephones, cell phones, and peripherals.  

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will be a mature, service driven individual who is responsible and reliable with strong customer service skills and a desire to learn.
  • Must be self-motivated and self-directed.
  • An Associate’s degree is preferred, or college level classes and experience in computer science or related technical field.
  • 1-2 years’ experience troubleshooting hardware and software issues.
  • Confident, with proficient technical skills, in an environment that includes Microsoft  Exchange, Windows 7 & 10, Office 2010, Joomla CMS and VMWare; with aptitude to learn other applications as needed.
  • Effective writing and communication skills required.
  • Must be able to handle difficult situations with tact and diplomacy and remain calm during emergencies.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Supt. of Communications, the IT Support Technician will provide desktop and hardware support for end users. Duties include, but are not limited to: troubleshooting, PC maintenance and repair, installing and upgrading hardware/software as well as network and peripheral equipment. This includes providing documentation, equipment inventory and user assistance to organizational staff.

This is an at-will position. Obey and enforce rules, regulations, and procedures established by the Oak Lawn Park District. Performs other tasks as directed by the Supt. of Communications

Hours
Must be able to work 10 to 20 hours per week, generally Monday through Friday.
Due to the nature of this position it may sometimes be necessary to work evening or weekend hours.

Wage Range
$12-$15/hr

How To Apply
Download an application here.
Email filled out application & resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Aquatics

 

Aquatics Job Postings

 

Lifeguard 

The Oak Lawn Park District is now taking applications for Lifeguard Positions for the Summer 2017 Pool Season. Lifeguards are responsible to ensuring the safety of patrons including accident prevention in the water and on surrounding areas and the rescue and care of accident victims. Starting wage is $8.25 per hour. 

 Qualifications: 

  1. Must be a minimum of 16 years of age.

  2. American Red Cross Lifeguard certification or the ability to obtain.

  3. American Red Cross CPR for the professional rescuer certification or the ability to obtain.

  4. Possess the ability to swim 500 yards continuously, tread water for two minutes and the ability to retrieve a 10-lb brick from the bottom of the deep well.

  5. Ability to relate to staff and patrons in a positive manner that represents our agency.

  6. Ability to work in a team atmosphere, promoting positive work relationships with both internal and external customers.

  7. Ability to maintain self-control and composure in difficult situations.

 Interested persons should complete an application and direct it to Mary Crout Safety Coordinator/Aquatic Director at the Administration Office. If you have any questions please contact Mary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 708-857-2225.

  Swim Lesson Coordinator

The Oak Lawn Park District is now taking applications for the Swim Lessons Coordinator for the Indoor Pool season at Oak Lawn High School to begin in February. The Oak Lawn Park District Swim program is based on the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program. The Coordinator will be responsible for organizing class rosters, assigning swim instructors to classes, ensuring lesson plans are written and adhered to, supervising staff, and communications with parents and the Aquatic Director. Starting wage for Swim Lesson Coordinator is $11.00 per hour. Requires mornings, on Saturday’s. Swim knowledge is required and WSI certification preferred. 

 Qualifications:

  1. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

  2. Friendly, outgoing personality, positive attitude and the ability to work well with others in a team oriented environment.

  3. Prior swim lessons teaching experience preferred.

  4. Must enjoy working with children.

  5. This position is responsible for the safety of the participants in their own class.

  6. Work hours as scheduled which includes beginning and ending class on time; remaining after class to answer participant and/or parent questions as needed, and clean up supplies.

  7. Instructs and evaluates students participating in swim lessons

  8. Submits completed report cards, skills sheets and attendance information on time.

  9. WSI Certification 

Interested person should complete an application and direct it to Mary Crout Safety Coordinator/Aquatic Director at the Administration Office. If you have any questions please contact Mary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 708-857-2225.

 

 Swim Lesson Instructor

The Oak Lawn Park District is now taking applications for Swim Lesson Instructors for the Indoor Pool Seasonat both Richards High School and Oak Lawn High School on Saturday Mornings.. The Oak Lawn Park District swim program is based on the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program. Starting wage for Swim Lesson Instructors is 9.00 per hour for group lessons.. Prior Swim knowledge is preferred but not required and WSI Certification is a plus.

  Qualifications:

  1. Must be a minimum of 16 years of age.

  2. Friendly, outgoing personality, positive attitude and the ability to work well with others in a team oriented environment.

  3. Prior swim lessons teaching experience preferred.

  4. Must enjoy working with children.

  5. This position is responsible for the safety of the participants in their own class.

  6. Work hours as scheduled which includes beginning and ending class on time; remaining after class to answer participant and/or parent questions as needed, and clean up supplies.

  7. Instructs and evaluates students participating in swim lessons

  8. Submits completed report cards, skills sheets and attendance information on time. 

 Interested person should complete an application and direct it to Mary Crout Safety Coordinator/Aquatic Director at the Administration Office. If you have any questions please contact Mary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 708-857-2225.


 

COMMUNITY PAVILION 

 

Job Title:  Front Desk Attendant

 

Department:  Community Pavilion

 

Summary:  The Front Desk Attendant position is a part time position.  The position is responsible for assisting customers with registration and payment for facility usage.

Wages: $8.25/hour

Hours: 10-18 hours/week

 

Qualifications: 

 

  1. Basic computer skills
  2. Communication skills
  3. Strong organizational habits
  4. Customer service skills
  5. Basic math skills
  6. Ability to count money and have cash handling skills
  7. Must be able to work independently
  8. Must have decision making skills
  9. Must be able to take initiative with job tasks
  10. Must be able to multi-task

 

Immediate Supervisor: Assistant Facility Manager

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

 

Essential Functions

 

  1. Checking I.D’s for memberships
  2. Collecting cash for services rendered
  3. Collecting and processing registrations
  4. Processing new and renewed memberships
  5. Answering phones, questions and patron inquiries
  6. Opening and closing shifts
  7. Activating and deactivating alarms system
  8. Take rental permits
  9. Unlocking and locking doors when building opens and closes
  10. Depositing money and registrations with completed batches
  11. Provide excellent customer service to patrons

 

Marginal Functions:

 

  1. Report inappropriate behavior and activities
  2. Make calls as directed to patrons
  3. To complete assignments as designated by Supervisors
  4. Resolve issues and problems with good judgment and in best interests of the Patrons and the Park District.
  5. To understand facility and park district rules, regulations and policies
  6. To react efficiently and effectively and in good judgment during emergency situations
  7. Report damaged or hazardous materials or situations

 

Job Specific Rules:

 

  • Must wear appropriate attire. (I.D tag, jeans or shorts acceptable with no tears, park district shirt will be provided and is mandatory)
  • Must use professionalism and appropriate language at all times, especially on phone.
  • Must be courteous and reasonably accommodating to all patrons needing assistance/customer service.

 

Physical Considerations:

 

  1. 1.Must be able to work 5-35 hours per week
  2. 2.To be able to sub or work longer shifts when necessary
  3. 3.Must be able to work in desk area for long periods of time without leaving

 

Psychological Considerations:

 

  1. 1.To be able to work alone for long periods of time
  2. 2.To be able to multi-task during busy peak hours
  3. 3.To be able to work and communicate with staff and patrons in a friendly professional manner
  4. 4.Ability to use good judgment in the absence of supervision

 

Environmental Considerations:

 

  1. 1.Work will be performed indoors in lighting and conditioned temperature
  2. 2.Work may be repetitive such as typing and inputting information into computer

 

Cognitive Considerations:

 

  1. 1.Must be able to follow directions
  2. 2.Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  3. 3.Employee must have basic computer skills and ability to type.

  

 

 

Community Pavilion
Part-time Maintenance Custodian

The Part-Time Maintenance Custodian position is responsible for the cleaning and routine maintenance work in the Community Pavilion and its immediate surrounding grounds. The employee is under the direct supervision of the maintenance supervisor.

.Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • Knowledge of cleaning supplies and basic tools.

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

  • Must be able to work independently

  • Must have decision making Skills

  • Must be able to take initiative with task.

  • Communication skills.

  • Must be able to organize and prioritize duties and responsibilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

  • Cleans and washes floors, walls, and windows.

  • Cleans restrooms and replenishes supplies.

  • Empties waste and other thrash.

  • Clean weight room equipment.

  • Change Light Bulbs.

  • Cleans adjacent grounds for litter and sweeps walks.

  • Cleans and maintains locker and shower rooms including replenishing supplies.

  • Act as a watchman when necessary.

  • Submits daily check sheets of work performed.

  • Setup and takedown of volleyball equipment, tables, chairs, party rentals, and other programs as needed.

  • Clean all gym courts and surrounding area.

  • Obey and enforce rules, regulations, and procedures established by the Oak Lawn Park District.

  • Performs other task as needed by Maintenance Supervisor.

Marginal Functions:

  • Moves furniture and equipment as needed.

  • Reports building repairs.

  • Shovels snow.

  • Operates gas powered snow blower.

  • Spreads salt on sidewalks.

Psychological Considerations:

  • Must work closely with others.

  • Must work around the general public and patrons in the facility.

  • Must work under the supervision and directions of superiors.

  • Able to multi-task and prioritize well.

  • Must be able to communicate with staff and patrons in a friendly and professional manner. 

Physical Considerations

  • Must be able to work 12 to 19 hours per week.

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to stand, move and perform labor activities for long periods of time.

Environmental Considerations

  • Custodian is exposed to outside weather conditions 10 percent of the time, including extreme heat and cold, snow, rain, and ice.

  • Protective clothing is required as follows: ear plugs, safety glasses/goggles, protective gloves, and protective equipment needed for specific job task.

  • Worker is exposed to chemicals including but not limited to cleaning supplies, weed killers, oils, and gasoline.

Cognitive Considerations:

  • Must be able to follow directions form supervisor.

  • Must be able to follow task list completely.

  • Must use good safety awareness and judgment at all times.

  • Able to communicate well verbally and in writing.

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Youth League Supervisors  

Mature individuals needed for on site program supervision for Youth Basketball and Soccer Leagues at the Community Pavilion. Night and weekend shifts available. Individuals should possess good communication skills, ability to solve problems and good work ethic. Please contact Shannon Nolan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Debbie Peterson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call the Community Pavilion at (708) 857-2420 for more information.

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FLASH - Fun and Leisure After School Hours 

  

LEADER

OVERVIEW
Positive role models needed to work with elementary school-aged kids in our before and after school program. Job requires working Monday - Friday
Multiple positions are available
Must be responsible and reliable
No weekends
Work hours mesh perfectly with your school schedule
Position dates: August 2016 – June 2017

DESCRIPTION
The FLASH Recreation Leader position is a part time/seasonal position. The FLASH Recreation Leader works directly with the participants and is directly responsible for leading daily activities and interacting with the participants at their assigned FLASH location. This may include a wide variety of responsibilities including supervision of participants, the set up and clean up of snack, games, crafts and activities and to contribute to lesson plans. The ideal candidate will be mature, responsible and have a great attitude. The candidate should have the ability to effectively communicate with children and adults.

QUALIFICATIONS
Must be 16 years old
Experience working with children ages K-8th grade.

HOURS (Typical)
Morning Shift: 6:45AM - 8:45AM
Afternoon Shift: 3:00PM - 6:30PM

WAGE RANGE
$8.25/hour

HOW TO APPLY
On-line: Download the application from The Oak Lawn Park District website: www.olparks.com
In-person: Go to any Oak Lawn Park District facility to complete an application.

Interviews: Ongoing
Application Deadline: We will accept applications year round. Applicants will be contacted when we are hiring.
SEND filled out application & resume to Nicole Yost at the Community Pavilion or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">
 

SITE COORDINATOR

OVERVIEW
Good role models needed to work with elementary school-aged kids in our before and after school program called Clubhouse. Job requires working Monday - Friday. Site Directors must work both morning and afternoon shifts Monday-Friday on all school days.

Multiple positions are available
Must be responsible and reliable
No weekends
Work hours mesh perfectly with your school schedule
Position dates: August 2016-June 2017

DESCRIPTION
The FLASH Site Coordinator position is a part time/seasonal position. The FLASH Site Director position is directly responsible for overseeing the daily operations at their assigned FLASH school location. This will include a wide variety of responsibilities including supervision of childcare staff and participants at their particular site, weekly preparation of lesson plans, communication with participants, their parents, school personnel, and his/her direct supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS
Must be 21 years or older
Experience working with children ages K-8th grade.
Supervisory experience preferred
Must be available for both morning and afternoon shifts.

HOURS (Typical)
Morning Shift: 6:45AM - 8:45AM
Afternoon Shift: 3:00PM - 6:30PM

WAGE RANGE
$10.00/hour

HOW TO APPLY
On-line: Download the application from The Oak Lawn Park District website: www.olparks.com
In-person: Go to any Oak Lawn Park District facility to complete an application.

Interviews: Ongoing
Application Deadline: We will accept applications year round. Applicants will be contacted when we are hiring.
SEND filled out application & resume to Nicole Yost at the Community Pavilion or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">



Ice Arena

 
 
Ice Resurfacer Operator and Building Supervisor
 

The Oak Lawn Park District Ice Arena is seeking a responsible individual to operate the ice resurfacer and act as the building supervisor to provide the safest ice surface and facility possible.  This position requires the supervision of other part time staff.  They will also conduct routine maintenance in and around the building in order to provide a safe and clean environment for the community to enjoy.  The workplace is moderate to very busy depending on the task and time of day. 

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older; possess strong leadership and problem solving skills.  They must have a valid Illinois Driver’s License.  High school diploma or equivalent.  Applicants must be able to work independently. 

Seeking ice arena/skating experience, mechanical experience, customer service experience, supervisory experience.

This is a part time position with a variety of shifts available to include nights and weekends.  15-20 hours per week.

Starting wage- DOQ.                                                              

Contact Russ Litko at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 708-857-5173.

 
 
Concession Stand Attendant 
 
The concession stand attendant is repsonsible for the preparation of food, cash handling, and clenliness of the concession stand. Additional responsiblities include assisting with supply inventory and re-stocking.  Customer service skills are essential to this position.
 
Applicants must:
  • Be willing to work at least two shifts per week, including one weekend shift.
  • Lift up to 15lbs.
  • Use good judgement.
  • Work independently.
  • Work a varied schedule as required.
This is a part time position with an average of 10-15 hours per week.  Shifts will include afternoons, nights and weekends.  Starting wage is $8.25/hour.  Applications can be found at any Park District facility or at www.olparks.com.  
 
 
 
 
Part-time Freestyle Ice Monitor - Ice Arena
The Ice Monitors are responsible for enforcing the Code of Conduct and ensuring the safety of all skaters during Freestyle/practice skating sessions. Ice Monitors maintain attendance for sessions, and are responsible for payments and cash control procedures. Ice Monitors will make certain that participants respect all skaters, Ice Monitors and coaches, maintain ice when needed and allow the program skater to have the right-of-way to increase the safety of all participants.  Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, students and parents is essential.Must be able to:
  • provide exceptional customer service
  • work a varied schedule as required
  • use good judgment and discretion as needed
  • perform a variety of tasks in a busy atmosphere
  • have a high safety awareness
  • work independent and with others on a variety of tasks 
Qualifications:  Excellent communication, problem solving, and organization skills. Preferred Cash Handling Experience. CPR/1st Aid/AED certification or willingness to become certified within 3 months
Starting Wage:     $8.25 an hour
Hours/Shift:        2-3 shifts per week
Beginning late August 2016-May 2017
Weekdays:  Time ranges from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Rotating Saturdays: 6:45-9:45 am
Other days/times as required for special events
Training may take place in July and early Aug   
Please submit completed application at Oak Lawn Park District Ice Arena. Applications can be found at any Park District facility or at www.olparks.com.     

 

Part-time Front Desk @ Ice Arena                                                                                  

 

Front Desk employees are primarily responsible for those tasks necessary to run daily office/other operations. The front desk is the information center for the Ice Arena and attendants are required to provide information to patrons and employees. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phone calls, cash handling for Open Skate and other ice arena programs, accepting registration, and providing information for all Park District programs.

Must be able to:

  • provide exceptional customer service
  • work a varied schedule as required
  • use good judgment and discretion as needed
  • perform a variety of tasks in a busy office atmosphere
  • have a high safety awareness
  • bend, lift up and  move up to 20 lbs. at ground level and over-head
  • work independent and with others on a variety of tasks 

Qualifications:     Must have good computer skills (Word, Excel, other)

                             Preferred Cash Handling Experience

 Starting Wage:     $8.25 an hour

 Hours/Shift:    Generally work evening and weekend shifts, morning/holiday shifts as needed

Average 1-3 shifts per week or approximately 4-15 hours per week

Shift lengths may vary between 2 to 6 hours

 

 


 

Part-time Party Attendant @ Ice Arena

The Ice Arena Party Attendant is responsible for all duties involved with set-up and preparation for parties, providing assistance and customer service during the party, receiving payment, and clean-up after party.

 Must be able to:

  • provide exceptional customer service
  • work a varied schedule as required
  • use good judgment and discretion as needed
  • perform a variety of tasks in a busy atmosphere
  • have a high safety awareness
  • work independent and with others on a variety of tasks

Starting Wage: $8.25 an hour

Hours/Shift:         Generally work Friday evenings and/or Sunday afternoons when parties are booked. Shift length is approximately 3.5 hours

 


 

Skate Guard

Applicants must have strong skating experience.

The skate guards are responsible for maintaining order and enforcing rules on and off the ice.
The skate guard is responsible for handing out skates and maintaining an organized atmosphere in the skate rental room.

The skate guard has a large amount of contact with the public.

Guards are also responsible for general custodial duties throughout the building during every shift.

Applicant must be able to work evenings and varied weekend shifts. 

Interested persons should complete an application at any Oak Lawn Park District facility or print one from the Oak Lawn Park District website www.olparks.com.

Applications are being accepted through September 1st for the Fall 2016 season.  

Starting Wage:    $8.25 an hour

 


 

Scorekeeper for Adult League games

Applicants must have knowledge of the game of hockey.

Scorekeepers must be detail-oriented and be able to multi-task during busy games.

Scorekeepers are also responsible for general custodial duties to assist Supervisor-on-duty with cleaning the building before closing.

Applicant must be able to work late weekday and weekend evenings.

Applicant must be 18 years or older. 

Interested persons should complete an application at any Oak Lawn Park District facility or on the Oak Lawn Park District website www.olparks.com. 

Applications are now being accepted through August 24 for the Fall 2016 season.  

Starting Wage:    $8.25 an hour

 


 

Maintenance Dept



Oak View Community Center

 
 

Front Desk Attendant Position at the Oak Lawn Park District Oak View Center

The Oak Lawn Park District (Oak View Center, 4625 W. 110th Street) is seeking a qualified Front Desk Attendant.  The candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills, integrity, and the ability to take initiative.  The individual must be responsible, organized, and posses excellent customer service skills.  The individual will be responsible for collecting and processing program registration, answering phones, handling money, and other duties as assigned.  The hours for this position are:  Monday-Friday, 2pm-5pm.  Also, 12-18 weekend evenings a year assisting in our community theater box office are required for this position (more information regarding this upon inquiry). Candidate must be able to work 10-30 hours per week, including additional hours as assigned.  Applications can be filled out at the Oak View Center or retrieved off of our website at www.olparks.com.  We will be accepting applications until 10/31.  Any questions, please contact Jacqueline Canty, Front Desk Manager at 708.857.2200 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Summary:  The Front Desk Attendant position is a part time position.  The position is responsible for assisting customers with registration and payment for facility usage.

 Qualifications: 

  1. Communication skills
  2. Basic computer skills
  3. Strong organizational habits
  4. Customer service skills
  5. Basic math skills
  6. Ability to count money and have cash handling skills
  7. Must be able to work independently
  8. Must have decision making skills
  9. Must be able to take initiative with job tasks
  10. Must be able to multi-task

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

 Essential Functions

  1. Collecting cash for services rendered
  2. Collecting and processing registrations
  3. Answering phones, questions and patron inquiries
  4. Take rental permits
  5. Depositing money and registrations with completed batches
  6. Provide excellent customer service to patrons 

Marginal Functions:

  1. Make calls as directed to patrons
  2. To complete assignments as designated by Supervisors
  3. Report inappropriate behavior and activities
  4. Resolve issues and problems with good judgment and in best interests of the Patrons and the Park District.
  5. To understand facility and park district rules, regulations and policies
  6. To react efficiently and effectively and in good judgment during emergency situations
  7. Report damaged or hazardous materials or situations

 Job Specific Rules:

  1. Must use professionalism and appropriate language at all times, especially on phone.
  2. Must wear appropriate attire. (I.D tag, jeans or shorts acceptable with no tears, park district shirt will be provided and is mandatory)
  3. Must be courteous and reasonably accommodating to all patrons needing assistance/customer service.

Physical Considerations:

 1. Must be able to work 10-30 hours per week

2. To be able to sub or work longer shifts when necessary

3. Must be able to work in desk area for long periods of time without leaving

 Psychological Considerations:

 1. To be able to work alone for long periods of time

2. To be able to multi-task during busy peak hours

3. To be able to work and communicate with staff and patrons in a friendly professional manner

4. Ability to use good judgment in the absence of supervision

  


 
Cheer Tumbling Lead Instructor Wanted
The Oak Lawn Park District is now accepting applications for a lead instructor position for Cheer Tumbling classes. Must be an experienced high level tumbling coach who has strong leadership skills and strong knowledge of cheerleading. Pirouettes Gymnastics program is looking for someone who loves working with pre-teens & teenagers in a friendly work environment with motivated staff in a professional setting. Part Time approximately 9 hours, Pay will be based on experience. Cheer tumble classes are held 6:30-9:30 Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays. For information, email Deirdre White or call her at 708-857-2215.

Experienced Boys Gymnastics Coaches- POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY
The Oak Lawn Park District Pirouettes Gymnastics program is looking for EXPERIENCED BOYS Gymnastics coaches to join our team. We are looking to develop our Boys program into a Strong Team/Developmental program. (We have over 175 boys enrolled in our Preschool & recreational program for the Spring 09 session, a great pool of talent waiting to be developed in to team gymnasts by the right coaches) Applicants must love working with kids and be motivated to work with Preschool, Recreational and Team Level Boys Gymnastics programs. The Oak Lawn Park District is able to offer in great employment opportunities in a professional setting. Positions are available immediately. Please submit your resume with your gymnastics and coaching experience to Deirdre White, Gymnastics Coordinator. Part time hours, Pay will be based on experience. For information, email Deirdre White or call her at 708-857-2215.

Experienced Girls Team/Developmental Gymnastics Coach POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY
The Oak Lawn Park District's Pirouettes Gymnastics program is looking for Experienced Girls Team and Development Coaches to join our team. We have a very strong team program in place with USAG Levels 5-9 and In-house Level 4 program. We are looking for Team Coaches who love working with kids in a friendly work environment with motivated staff and in a professional setting. Part Time hours, Pay will be based on experience. Please submit your resume with your gymnastics and coaching experience to Deirdre White, Gymnastics Coordinator. For information, email Deirdre White or call her at 708-857-2215.


Special Recreation



Stony Creek Golf Complex

Golf Shop Staff & Customer Service Team Member
The Pro Shop staff member provides customer service at the golf facility. He/she performs a variety of tasks for the daily check-in of patrons, the sale of merchandise, and the registration for golf programming.

 

Hour and Employment Period:
This is a part time seasonal position (10-35 hours per week depending on applicants availability and experience). Must be 21 years of age.

 

Pay $9 / hour


Part-time Cook

Stony Creek Golf and Banquet Facility in Oak Lawn is looking for part-time cooks for our Bar & Grill and Banquet Events. Must work nights, weekends and holidays. (max. 20 hrs per wk) flexible schedule available. 2 year experience required. Must have Food Sanitation Certificate prior to start. We are a smoke free employer. Please include salary requirements.


Bartenders & Wait/Banquet Server

Stony Creek Golf and Banquet Facility in Oak Lawn is looking for part-time Bartenders and Waitress/Banquet Server for our Bar & Grill and Banquet Events. Must work nights, weekends and holidays. (max 20 hrs per wk) flexible available. 2 year experience required. Must have Food Handling and Illinois Basset Liquor Certificates prior to start. We are a smoke free employer. Please include salary requirements.
 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 



Internships

 

Marketing & Public Relations Intern

General:  The Oak Lawn Park District is seeking qualified students with a Communications, Marketing, or Public Relations Major or Minor. The Marketing & Public Relations Intern will assist the Communications Department, and more specifically, the Marketing & Public Relations Supervisor with everyday communications.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Take pictures of programs, events, facilities, parks
  • Develop promotional materials such as press release, signs, coupons, flyers, banners, e-mail blasts, pamphlets, slideshows, videos, website, etc
  • Assist with obtaining sponsors/donors/advertisers
  • Measure marketing efforts through surveys and focus groups
  • Maintain social media presence and develop Park District presence on other social networks
  • Research parks and recreation trends
  • Order promotional items
  • Attend community meetings and events
  • Plan and implement special events and exhibitions
  • Help maintain a positive image of the Park District to the community
  • Other general office duties

 

Additional Skills

 

Must have knowledge of Adobe Suite; Photoshop, InDesign

 

Must have knowledge of Microsoft office; Word, Powerpoint

 

Must know how to work on a Mac and/or PC, operate a camera, smartphone and camcorder

 

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter with subject line: Winter Internship, to       Denise Iwinski at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Application deadline is Monday, November 28th.

 

Recreation Intern

Note: If you are not a current student studying recreation, sports management or a related field you DO NOT qualify for an internship at the Oak Lawn Park District.

 
The Oak Lawn Park District is seeking qualified students interested in an internship in the field of Recreation, Sports Management or a related field. Candidates will currently be attending college or be a recent graduate with a major in recreation, outdoor recreation or related field.

Candidates must be responsible, motivated, should have the ability to manage time effectively and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. Candidates should possess the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously under the supervision of the administrative staff. The student will assist with the administration, supervision, and leadership of specified recreation and leisure activities of the internship. The duration of the internship is 12-16 weeks, but will ultimately be determined by the intern's school requirements. It is the student's responsibility to verify with their professors if the internship qualifies for college credit. Candidates should be prepared to work with children and adults. Candidates should have a valid driver's license and have transportation to work.
 
An intern can expect to get a wide variety of experiences by working at the Oak Lawn Park District Racquet, Fitness & Gymnastics Center, Stony Creek Golf Complex, Oak View Center, Community Pavilion, and Ice Arena. Applicants will be formally interviewed before an internship is offered. They will also be assigned to special events, athletics, community events, administrative tasks and other projects as necessary.
 
Final intern selections for each season will be made by the following dates: 
Spring Internship: December 1st
Summer Internship: April 1st
Fall Internship: July 1st
 
Please note that internship positions are open until filled and we may be able to accept applications after these deadlines.  
 
To apply for an internship please send a resume and cover letter to Tracey Lonergan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.