Northfield Park District Employment Opportunities

Parks & Facilities Technician 

The Northfield Park District is seeking qualified, enthusiastic, energetic, detail-oriented, and motivated individuals with excellent communication skills to assist in the operations of all parks, facilities, and grounds. 

The Parks & Facilities Technician helps oversee the maintenance of the Park District’s parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, facilities, and equipment in accordance with the general policies established by the Park Board of Commissioners.

The Parks & Facilities Technician position is responsible for the operation of equipment used for mowing, landscaping, snow removal, athletic field and general turf maintenance, custodial duties, and other related tasks, including manual labor. 

Salary Range is $50,000+ DOQ. The Northfield Park District offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, fitness membership and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). The Park District benefits package also includes paid vacation, personal days, holidays, and potential for annual merit increases.

The full job description for this position can be found here.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and list of references to Jim Reuter, Superintendent of Parks & Recreation, [email protected]. Recruiting and interviewing will begin immediately when a suitable pool of applicants is identified. References will not be contacted until after the first round of interviews. All questions can also be directed to Jim.

2024 Summer Camp Counselor and Seasonal Parks Maintenance

Thank you for your interest in working as a Camp Counselor or Seasonal Parks Maintenance at the Northfield Park District. At this time, we have completed our hiring process for the summer of 2024. If you love working with children and are looking for something else, please inquire with our partners at the North Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA). More info on their open positions can be found below.

Any questions can be directed to Vicki at [email protected] or 847-446-4428.

North Suburban Special Recreation Association Employment Opportunities

Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association Opportunities Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA) facilitates year-round recreation programs and services for children, teens, and adults with disabilities who live in 13 northern suburban communities, including Northfield. NSSRA is similar to a park district; however, they only serve residents with disabilities. If you are interested in helping others and working with a great team, you might be an excellent fit for NSSRA!

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