Park Attendant


The Park Attendant is a seasonal position that serves our community and staff as internal and external guest services and as an extension for Risk Management. They will be responsible for conducting high-frequency park and playground inspections, requesting guest ordinance compliance, assisting with and promoting the agency’s special events in various capacities, and performing additional tasks as needed.


  • High School graduate, experience in customer relations preferred, college credit in law enforcement or criminal justice from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education and/or experience in security position is preferred.


  • Ability to walk, bike or drive to and in park locations for up to 8 hours per shift.
  • Good judgment and conflict resolution skills in confrontational situations.
  • Well established interpersonal skills as it relates to answering questions and providing guest services.
  • Valid Illinois Driver’s License.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certification or ability to obtain certification within 30 days.
  • Valid BASSET/TIPS certification or ability to obtain certification within 30 days.
  • Demonstrates Park District organizational values of respect, communication, integrity, innovation, respect and appreciation, continuous learning, fun, empowerment and people.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision to solve problems and produce work on a timely basis.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Demonstrate consistent attendance and on-time arrival.


Hours will include a mix of week day and weekend, nights, and summer holidays.


$14.00 – $15.00 Depending on Experience


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