Employment

If you’re interested in any of the opportunities below, please complete an Employment Application or submit a resume. If you are 18 years old or younger, please submit the Employment Application for Applicants 18 Years and Under.

Seasonal & Part-Time Positions

Park Ranger (21+ years)
The Grayslake Park District is seeking a part-time Park Ranger who is responsible for patrolling Grayslake parks on nights and weekends. View the full job description. Contact Recreation Supervisor Tracy Putkonen at (847) 223-7529 or tputkonen@glpd.com with questions.

Concessions Staff (mid-April to mid-October, 15+ years)
The Concession Staff is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Concession Stands at Alleghany Park. Concession Staff interact with and help customers, handle and serve food, and keep the concessions stand clean and orderly. View the full job description. Contact Recreation Supervisor Tracy Putkonen at (847) 223-7529 or tputkonen@glpd.com with questions.

Concessions Assistant Manager (mid-April to mid-October, 18+ years)
The Assistant Manager is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of the concessions stand at Alleghany Park. Assists with operations, inventories, and recommends product purchases. Operate food and beverage concessions operation. View the full job description. Contact Recreation Supervisor Tracy Putkonen at (847) 223-7529 or tputkonen@glpd.com with questions.

Concessions Manager (mid-April to mid-October, 18+ years)
Under supervision of the Recreation Supervisor, the Concessions Manager will lead with the operation of the concession stand and provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants. View the full job description. Contact Recreation Supervisor Tracy Putkonen at (847) 223-7529 or tputkonen@glpd.com with questions.

Summer Camp Counselors (May-August 2020, 16 years+)
The Summer Camp Counselor is responsible for the direct supervision of program participants and the planning and implementation of age-appropriate activities. Counselors are expected to lead children in a variety of recreation activities and to provide a safe and enjoyable experience to all participants. View the full job description. Contact Recreation Supervisor Kendra Ring at (847) 223-7529 or kring@glpd.com or Recreation Supervisor Brice Walsh at (847) 223-7529 or bwalsh@glpd.com with questions.

Summer Camp Director – Day Camp (May-August 2020, 20 years+)
Be a role model, implement and develop essential skills to boost your resume, and make some extra money as a Summer Camp Director! The Grayslake Park District is seeking a qualified Camp Director (20 years+) with extensive experience working with children, overseeing large teams, and communicating professionally with parents. Camp Directors are responsible for planning and overseeing indoor, outdoor, and aquatic activities and supervising staff. View the full job description. Contact Recreation Supervisor Kendra Ring at (847) 223-7529 or kring@glpd.com with questions.

Seasonal Park Laborer (April-November 2020, 16 years+)
The Seasonal Parks Laborer (16 years+) is responsible for supervising the seasonal parks maintenance program including: general maintenance duties, cleaning the parks grounds and buildings, operating commercial mowers, small landscape related equipment, and assisting with special functions. Schedule is Monday through Friday from 7am to 3:30pm with occasional weekends and overtime. Full-time, temporary position. View the full job description. Contact Superintendent of Parks Joe Vocke at (847) 223-7440 or jvocke@glpd.com with questions.

Golf Course Cashier (21 years+)
Love golf? Work at the Grayslake Golf Course! The Golf Cashier is responsible for the daily check-in, collecting of payments for green fees, carts, rental clubs, merchandise and food/beverage sales. Answering phones, customer communication, taking reservations, preparing and serving food and beverages in club house and maintaining a clean kitchen and clubhouse area. View the full job description. Contact Golf Manager Mike Perez at (847) 548-4713 or mperez@glpd.com with questions.

Preschool Substitute Teacher (21 years+)
The Preschool Substitute Teacher will fill in at I Love Learning Preschool during planned vacations and must also have a flexible schedule and be available on short notice. Each classroom has two teachers, so there will always be a full-time teacher present to lead activities. Under the supervision of the Preschool Director, the Substitute Preschool Teacher is responsible for creating an environment that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth of participants in the classes in which he/she subs. Hours will vary from week to week, candidate must be available during preschool hours: Monday-Friday, 8:15am-3:45pm. View the full job description. Contact Preschool Director Mary Kay Olson at (847) 223-7529 or molson@glpd.com with questions.

Birthday Party Leader (21 years+)
Birthday Party Leaders are responsible for making the birthday parties hosted at the Grayslake Park District go off without a hitch. Birthday Party Leaders set up for birthday parties (tables and chairs), decorate the party room and set-up equipment needed for the birthday party activities. Party Leaders also lead guests in the activities, like sports, song and dance, nerf games and more! At the end of each party, party leaders cleanup the party room. Download the full job description. If you have any questions, please contact Recreation Assistant Patty Anderson at (847) 223-7529 or panderson@glpd.com.

Other Open Positions

  • Little Soccer League Instructors (Saturdays, April-May 2020)
  • Youth Sports Instructors

Due to the volume of applications received and the limited number of positions available, the Grayslake Park District will only contact those being considered for a position. If you are not hired, you may wish to consider our volunteer opportunities.