All Park District positions require persons who are responsible, dependable, friendly and courteous to the public. Most positions involve weekend, holiday and/or evening hours. Applications and complete job descriptions are available at the Freeport Park District Office Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. When completing the application, please list all positions you might be interested in. Please note this listing is subject to change.
The Freeport Park District is firmly committed to equality of opportunity in employment. The District provides employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, disability, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, discharge status from military service, and any other class as protected by state and/or federal law.
Krape Park Facilities Attendant: $10.50 – $11.00 per hour; Facility Attendants perform a variety of jobs including Merry-go-round, Mini-golf and Boat Rentals. Responsible for ensuring safety, enforcing rules, customer service, efficiency and cash control for facility operations. Must be at least 16 years of age. Hours vary, but general hours of operation are Monday – Sunday, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM.
Krape Park Assistant Facilities Manager: $12.00 – $13.00 per hour; Responsible for the daily operation of the Merry-go-round, Mini-golf and Boat Rentals, and supervision of Facility Attendants. Must be able to attain certification in First Aid and CPR. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Hours vary.
Read Park Pool Concessions Attendant: $10.50 – $11.00 per hour; Concessions Attendants are responsible for ensuring safety, customer service, efficiency and cash control for concession operations. May assist with Aquatic Center admissions. Hours vary, but general hours of operation are Monday – Sunday, Noon – 8:00 PM.
Lifeguards: $10.50 – $12.00 per hour; Must be certified in Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR. Opportunities to attain Lifeguarding certification may be available through Park District. Hours vary.
Cashiers/Pool Attendant: $10.50 – $11.50 per hour; Provide customer service to Pool guests, sell daily admissions and annual pool passes, keep accurate records, crowd control, housekeeping of facilities, enforcement of pool rules and other duties as assigned. Hours vary.
Assistant Pool Manager: $13.00 – $14.00 per hour; Responsible for the daily operation of the Read Park Family Aquatic Center and supervision of lifeguard staff. Must be certified in Red Cross Lifeguarding, WSI, First Aid and CPR. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Hours vary.
Swimming Instructors: $10.50 – $12.00 per hour; Instruct District Learn-to-Swim programs, Red Cross water safety instructor certification required; ability to work with children and adults, teach basic strokes of swimming following Red Cross program. Hours vary.
Youth Athletics Instructors: $11.00 – $12.00 per hour; Plan, organize and teach tee-ball, soccer, tennis, basketball, football and/or other sports skills to children, ages 4-12 years; Weekdays including evenings.
Special Recreation Program Leaders: $11.00 – $12.00 per hour; Supervise and assist in Special Recreation Programs and Inclusion assistance. Programs range from Special Olympic sports, monthly dances, adult programs, youth programs, outdoor programs, arts and crafts, and many more. Coordinated through Special Recreation Supervisor. Hours and work locations vary.
Softball Officials: $20 – $25 per game; Must be able to attain umpire certification. Hours vary.
Athletic Field Maintenance: $11.00 – $12.00 per hour; Duties include field preparation and maintenance for various athletic fields managed by Park District and other duties assigned by the Athletics Supervisor. Hours and work locations vary.
Park Maintenance: $11.00 – $12.00 per hour; Seasonal maintenance workers perform a variety of physical labor tasks for facility and grounds maintenance, including mowing & trimming; trash & litter pickup; planting, weeding, raking, painting and other work as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor. Hours are generally dayshift, but vary with some weekends.
Landscape Gardener: $12.00 – $14.00 per hour; Gardener responsibilities include monitoring the health of plants and greenscapes; maintaining plants; watering and feeding flowers; trimming perennials, shrubs, and trees; weeding landscape beds; and keeping green spaces and walkways clear of debris and litter. Applicants must be able to use and maintain small equipment like trimmers, tillers, and blowers. An Illinois Pesticide Applicators License preferred.
Golf Course Maintenance: $11.00 – $12.00 per hour; Responsible for mowing, grounds maintenance, cleaning, trash & litter pickup, weeding, raking, planting, digging, and other physical labor tasks as assigned. Hours vary, including some weekends and holidays.
Parks Hills Golf Course Pro Shop Attendant: $11.00 – $12.00 per hour; Responsible for daily operations of the Pro Shop and Driving Range. Other duties as assigned by Golf Professional. Hours vary, including some weekends and holidays.
Park Hills Golf Course Kitchen Attendant: $11.00 – $12.00 per hour; Responsible for taking food and beverage orders, food preparation, washing dishes,