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  • Full Time Opportunities

    BENEFITS FOR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES INCLUDE:

    • Regular work hours each week 
    • Paid holidays and vacation
    • Health, dental and life insurance
    • Your immediate family will also be able to use many Peoria Park District facilities/programs at no/reduced cost including golf, ice skating, swimming, sports, classes and more.

    The Peoria Park District hires without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or disability. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you are interested in any position, you MUST download/print an employment application form. Your application form (along with a resume if one is available) can be:
    1. Mailed to the address at the bottom of the application
    2. Faxed to (309) 686-3352
    3. Dropped off in person at the Noble Center, 1125 W. Lake Avenue in Lakeview Park (Mon-Fri, 8 am-4:30 pm)

    Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.  While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


    Aquatics Coordinator - Recreation Division

    POSITION: Full Time

    ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW:

    The Peoria Park District is dedicated to its mission: “To enrich life in our community through stewardship of the environment and through provision of quality recreation and leisure opportunities.” Our employees enjoy a casual work environment, exceptional benefits and perks, opportunities for development and real opportunities to make a difference in the community we serve.

     

    PURPOSE AND SUMMARY:

    In collaboration and under the general supervision of the Supervisor of Aquatics, the Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for a number of specific tasks as outlined below under responsibilities.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist in all aspects of operations and maintenance of aquatics including: the Aqua-Plex, Central Park Pool, Gwynn Family Aquatic Center, Lakeview Family Aquatic Center and Proctor Pool.
    • Plans, develops, implements, supervises and evaluates pool programs.
    • Plans, schedules and supervises the swim lesson program.
    • Schedules, supervises and evaluates all pool staff.
    • Assists the Supervisor of Aquatics in recruitment, hiring and training of aquatic staff.
    • Prepares periodic reports and provides accurate information for marketing materials.
    • Performing all other duties as assigned.

     

    SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:

    • Bachelor’s degree required with a major in Physical Education/Recreation or related field. Although a degree is preferred, extensive aquatic experience in a like position with similar duties and responsibilities may be substituted for all or part of the educational requirement.
    • Minimum of one year of supervisory experience in aquatic facility management required.
    • Certifications in National Pool & Waterpark Lifeguard Training (NPWPLT), Water Safety Instructor (WSI) and Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) or Certified Pool Operator preferred; or ability to become certified.
    • Understanding of basic philosophy underlying a sound community aquatic program.
    • Extensive knowledge of aquatic facility operations, including scheduling, programming, swim lessons, maintenance and basic management procedures.
    • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

     

    BENEFITS AND PERKS:

    • Outstanding benefit package to include:
      • Vacation days and Holidays
      • Bonus programs and Wellness programs
      • Pension and retirement programs and Social Security participating
      • Exceptional health plan
      • Full-time employees and dependents enjoy free admission to Park District facilities

    OTHER:

    • Salary range is $32,000 – $35,000 annually.
    • Evenings and weekends may be required.
    • While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

     

    Maintenance & Repair / Plumber Crew Leader - Parks Division

    POSITION: Full Time

    ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW:

    The Peoria Park District is dedicated to its mission: “To enrich life in our community through stewardship of the environment and through provision of quality recreation and leisure opportunities.” Our employees enjoy a casual work environment, exceptional benefits and perks, opportunities for development and real opportunities to make a difference in the community we serve.

     

    PURPOSE AND SUMMARY:

    In collaboration and under the general supervision of the Maintenance & Repair Foreman, the Maintenance & Repair / Plumber Crew Leader is responsible for a number of specific tasks as outlined below under responsibilities.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Maintaining and repairing facilities which require plumbing, electrical or other specialties as directed.
    • Performing the repair and installation of plumbing, electrical equipment, building foundations and other construction. Preparing estimates of material and labor costs as directed.
    • Supervising and performing the repair and installation of plumbing systems, equipment and fixtures.
    • Keeping accurate records of all labor and material costs of work performed.
    • Maintaining the cleanliness and safety of work area and assigned vehicle.
    • Requisitioning supplies and equipment as required.
    • Following all safety procedures that pertain to the duties performed. Supporting all aspects of the Park District’s safety program.
    • Performing all other duties as assigned.

     

    SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:

    • High school diploma required.
    • Two years of experience in construction or maintenance repair work. Work experience with plumbing, irrigation and electrical systems is required.
    • Basic knowledge of maintenance repairs. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Aptitude for on-the-job training.
    • Ability to work effectively with Park District personnel.
    • Must maintain a valid Illinois state Driver’s License.
    • Must maintain a valid Illinois Department of Health State Plumbing License.

     

    BENEFITS AND PERKS:

    • Outstanding benefit package to include:
      • Vacation days and Holidays
      • Bonus programs and Wellness programs
      • Pension and retirement programs and Social Security participating
      • Exceptional health plan
      • Full-time employees and dependents enjoy free admission to Park District facilities

    OTHER:

    • Pay: Apprentice rate: $20.94 per hour; after three months: $26.17 per hour.
    • Membership in Laborer’s International Union of North America, Local 165 will be required.
    • While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

     

    Mechanic III - Parks Division

    POSITION: Full Time

    ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW:

    The Peoria Park District is dedicated to its mission: “To enrich life in our community through stewardship of the environment and through provision of quality recreation and leisure opportunities.” Our employees enjoy a casual work environment, exceptional benefits and perks, opportunities for development and real opportunities to make a difference in the community we serve.

    In collaboration and under the supervision of the Fleet Manager, the Mechanic III is responsible for a number of specific tasks as outlined below.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Diagnose, repair and perform service work on various machines, including but not limited to; heavy equipment, trucks, small engines, trailers, gas and diesel engines.
    • Communicate effectively with vendors for the acquisition of parts and services.
    • Follow all safety procedures that pertain to the duties performed and support all aspects of the Park District’s safety program.
    • Completes field work as directed.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE:

    • High school diploma required. Junior college certificate preferred.
    • Minimum of two years as a mechanic preferred.
    • S.E. certified in at least two of the basic certification areas. Able to follow written and oral instructions.
    • Work record that demonstrates dependability.
    • Able to work harmoniously with Park District personnel.
    • Must possess a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

    BENEFITS AND PERKS:

    • Outstanding benefit package to include:
      • Vacation days and Holidays
      • Bonus programs and Wellness programs
      • Pension and retirement programs and Social Security participating
      • Exceptional health plan
      • Full-time employees and dependents enjoy free admission to Park District facilities

    OTHER:

    • Membership in AFSCME Council 31, Local 3774 will be required.
    • Salary range: $30,022 – $44,077 annually.
    • While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.