Employment

Thank you for considering employment with the Oregon Park District. To make the application process as easy as possible, please download the Employment Application and return it to the Oregon Park District. Applicant packets should include a formal letter of application indicating reason you desire to be a candidate, a resume including detailed employment history and 3-6 professional references.

Job Postings

Administrative Services Coordinator

The Oregon Park District is accepting applications for a full time Administrative Services Coordinator. Reporting to the Finance Administrator, the position will supervise the customer service staff, maintain electronic records and reports, produce marketing materials and coordinate promotion materials.  A high level of public relation skills and relevant education/experience is required.  Opening is a competitively salaried position with excellent benefits.

Employee Benefits:  Medical, dental and vision coverage – Life Insurance – IMRF Pension Plan – Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation time.  A full job description is available upon request.

Special Events and Adult Programming Coordinator

Salary Range: $42,000 – $48,000

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration or related field and/or minimum of 2 years related work experience in administration of programs and/or special events. Candidate should possess creativity, customer service, communication, management, and organization skills. First Aid/CPR/AED certified or the ability to obtain once hired. Ability to obtain CPRP certification when eligible. This is an exempt, 40 hour per week position with nights and weekends as scheduled for programs and events. This is an at-will position. Coordinator reports directly to the Superintendent of Recreation. Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter and resume via email to dan@oregonpark.org.

Position Summary: The coordinator is responsible for creating, planning, organizing, staffing, implementing, budgeting, and evaluating the following programs:  Easter, Halloween, and Christmas events; Farm to Table Dinner; Adult Programming featuring tastings, tours, and craft classes. As coordinator you will work closely with local Oregon businesses to create these unique opportunities for adult programming. Coordinator is responsible for assisting in customer service, which includes, but is not limited to customer issues, comments, complaints, and concerns and respond to internal and external phone calls, e-mails comments and suggestions in a timely manner. Coordinator must perform all job tasks within the rules and guidelines of the Oregon Park District’s policies and procedures. Coordinator is responsible for preparing budgets, financial reports, and staffing needs, while making recommendations for revenue and expenditure adjustments.

Employee Benefits:  Medical, dental and vision coverage – Life Insurance – IMRF Pension Plan – Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation time.  A full job description is available upon request.

Seasonal Summer/Park Maintenance

The Oregon Park District is accepting applications for a seasonal Parks maintenance positions. Positions require approximately 40 hours weekly during the summer months, Monday through Friday and weekends when needed. Experience operating general lawn care equipment and a valid Illinois State Driver’s License is required. Seasonal jobs are perfect for high school students as well as College students.  Applications are available online and accepted at Nash Recreation Center, 304 S. 5th St., Oregon. Further information may be attained by contacting Andy Egyed @ (815)732-3101 or andy@oregonpark.org.

Lifeguards

Water Safety Group LLC is now hiring lifeguards for the pool at the Nash Recreation Center.  Hours are available before school, after school and/or weekends.  A high level customer service skills and safety knowledge are required.  Please contact Nick at Catch the Wave, 815-713-4481, for more information. Training is provided for individuals not certified with the Starguard program.  Click here for the Catch the Wave Employment Application or candidates can apply by picking up an application at Nash or sending a letter or interest to WaterSafetyGroupLLC@gmail.com.

Part-Time Building Supervisor

The Oregon Park District is accepting applications for a part time Building Supervisor/Janitorial position. Positions hours are 3:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Fridays, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm on Saturdays and help with shifts with private rentals after hours. Essential responsibilities would be janitorial work at the Nash Recreation Center as well as monitoring the building for compliance issues. Further questions can be directed to Andy Egyed, Supt. of Parks and Facilities at andy@oregonpark.org.