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COME WORK WITH US

HOW TO APPLY

 

To apply, download the fillable PDF, insert your information and save it onto your computer. Click on "Learn More" for the position you are interested in applying for and e-mail your completed application to the supervisor listed.

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PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

CUSTOMER SERVICE REP.

Recreation Attendant Lead

Part-Time

 

Under the direction and supervision of the Recreation Supervisor, the Recreation Attendant Lead will act as the supervisor on duty, responsible for monitoring athletic programs, birthday parties, special events, and rentals with alcohol permits as well as operating the Concession Stand at Reed-Keppler Park.

CUSTOMER SERVICE REP.

Before and After School Counselor

Hourly

 

Active, enthusiastic and caring individuals needed to care for children in the park district Before & After School Program. Responsibilities include assisting in planning, organizing and conducting a variety of activities for assigned group. Children’s ages range from kindergarten to 5th grade. Counselors are directly responsible for the safety and welfare of participants at the before and after school programs.

CUSTOMER SERVICE REP.

ARC Childcare Attendant

Hourly

 

Under the supervision of the Recreation Supervisor, the ARC Child Care Attendant will be responsible for providing overall supervision of children in attendance and ensuring a safe, comfortable environment. This is a part-time position with a variety of morning and evening hours Monday through Saturday.

SEASONAL (SUMMER) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

CUSTOMER SERVICE REP.

Summer Camp Counselor

Hourly

 

Under the direction of the Summer Camp Director and Recreation Supervisor, the Summer Camp Counselor is responsible for creating a safe and engaging environment for participants in the Camp Keppler and Camp WeGo programs.

CUSTOMER SERVICE REP.

Admissions Attendant

Hourly

 

Under the direction and supervision of the Admissions Supervisor and Recreation Manager, the Admissions Attendant is responsible for providing excellent customer service to all patrons of Turtle Splash Water Park.

CUSTOMER SERVICE REP.

Deck Attendant

Hourly

 

Under the direction and supervision of the Pool Supervisor and Recreation Manager, the Deck Attendant is responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of patrons at Turtle Splash Water Park.

CUSTOMER SERVICE REP.

Lifeguard 1

Hourly

 

Under the direction and supervision of the Pool Supervisor and Recreation Manager, the Lifeguard is responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of patrons at Turtle Splash Water Park.

CUSTOMER SERVICE REP.

Lifeguard 2

Hourly

 

Under the direction and supervision of the Pool Supervisor and Recreation Manager, the Lifeguard is responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of patrons at Turtle Splash Water Park.

CUSTOMER SERVICE REP.

Swim Instructor

Hourly

 

Under the direction and supervision of the Swim Lesson Coordinator and Recreation Manager, the Swim Instructor is responsible for teaching children of various swimming abilities how to swim as well as general water safety.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Equal Employment Opportunity is a fundamental principle at the West Chicago Park District, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process may contact the Human Resources Manager at 630-231-9474.

Join the WDSRA Team

Western DuPage Special Recreation (WDSRA) is a cooperative extension of the West Chicago Park District, providing recreation programs and inclusion services to individuals with special needs. WDSRA has volunteer, PT and FT employment opportunities available to serve nine area park districts. As a volunteer, a member of the WDSRA seasonal staff or in a full-time position, YOU will make a difference in the lives of people with special needs every day. We offer competitive wages and flexible scheduling. Experience is a plus, but we will train.

Please click here to learn more about WDSRA volunteer and employment opportunities.

E-Verify resources for employees

The West Chicago Park District complies with the United States Department of Homeland Security (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) to verify the employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. The Park District will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


The West Chicago Park District maintains full compliance with all regulations set forth by the law and utilizes E-Verify to assist in ensuring a legal workforce. An E-Verify case will be created no later than the third business day after the employee starts work for pay.
An I-9 Form, which is supplied at the time of hire must be completed by the first date of work.

For more information, go to: E-verify

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EXCEPTIONAL WORKPLACE

In 2022, The West Chicago Park District was recognized as an "Exceptional Workplace" for 2022-2027 by the Illinois Parks & Recreational Association (IPRA).

The West Chicago Park District is committed to providing a high level of health and wellness for our staff, including family health care, wellness incentives, schedule flexibility, fitness and pool memberships, team building activities, professional development support and much more. Through these continuous efforts, the Park District has provided a working environment where team members feel appreciated and supported, which in turn bolsters staff’s hard work and dedication to creating the best programs and facilities for the West Chicago community.

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Testimonials

"The West Chicago Park District earns its title as the best organization to work for by prioritizing employee well-being and work-life balance. It fosters a culture of appreciation and recognition, valuing the contributions of its staff. The organization's commitment to professional growth and training opportunities equips employees with the tools they need to excel in their roles.

 

Moreover, the Park District's strong sense of community and positive impact on the lives of residents create a fulfilling and meaningful work environment, making it an exceptional choice for any aspiring professional."

 

— Michael Gasparini

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