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ADMINISTRATION

AQUATICS

The Oak Lawn Park District is now taking applications for Swim Lesson Instructors for the Indoor season which will run Sept. through May on Saturday’s at Richards High School.  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 10.00 per hour for group lessons.  Prior Swim knowledge is 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 persons should complete an application and direct it to Mary Crout, Safety Coordinator/Aquatic Director at the Administration Office.  


Tot Swim Lesson Instructor

The Oak Lawn Park District is now taking applications for Tot Swim Lesson Instructors for the Indoor season which will run Sept. through May on Saturdays at Richards High School. We are looking for energetic individuals who are creative and can work with infants through toddlers and their parents.  The Oak Lawn Park District swim program is based on the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program. Starting wage for Tot Swim Lesson Instructors is 10.00 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 and parents
  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. 

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 take down 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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    Community Pavilion - Fitness Instructor **Ongoing Availability**


    OVERVIEW
    Responsible for providing group fitness classes that are organized and safe for all fitness participants and their varying level of physical fitness

    DESCRIPTION
    A Community Pavilion Fitness Instructor position is part time. The Fitness Instructor is to design and conduct classes that are in the best interest of the participants in a safe manner. The fitness instructor is to be outgoing and professional in order to effectively motivate participants. Instructor must also be able to teach hour long class without leaving and be able to sub other classes when necessary.  

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Must have one of the following Group Exercise Instructor Certifications: ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NETA
    Additional specialty / certifications preferred (Yoga, Zumba, Pilates, etc)

    Maintain First Aid / CPR certification

    WAGE 
    Starting at $30 per 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.

    Please send filled out application, resume, and copies of certifications to Debbie Scholl at the Community Pavilion.

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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 2018 – June 2019

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.
 
 

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 2018-June 2019

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.
 

ICE ARENA

  • Zamboni Driver/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- $9.50 per hour for probationary period with potential for increase after approximately 90 days. 
     
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    CONCESSION STAND ATTENDANT 
    The concession stand attendant is responsible for the preparation of food, cash handling, and cleanliness of the concession stand. Additional responsibilities include assisting with supply inventory and re-stocking.  Customer service skills are essential to this position.

    Applicants must:
  • 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 
  • be willing to complete on-line Food Handler Certification Training within 30 days of start
  • 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 get a  Printable Employment Application here.
     

     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 
  • be willing to work in cold conditions in the Ice Arena area for extended amounts of time

    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

     

    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
    Hours can change per season.

    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.   



     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 now.  

    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.  
    Starting Wage:    $8.25 an hour


     

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About Oak Lawn Park District

About Oak Lawn Park District

The Oak Lawn Park District promotes a strong sense of community by providing leisure opportunities and the preservation of natural resources that enhances the quality of life and wellness for everyone.