Work Somewhere You Love…

No matter how the Park District of Highland Park fits into your career path, we firmly believe that you shouldn’t just work anywhere, you should work somewhere you love. When people say they love the Park District they may be talking about our 44 park areas, 3,000 plus recreational programs, or one of our facilities including our indoor ice arena and gymnastics center, indoor tennis and racquetball complex, a recreation center, a nature center, 18-hole golf course, aqua park, or our Lake Michigan beaches. But, we know that what continually sets us apart are our employees who day-in and day-out create incredible experiences for everyone who spends time at the Park District.

What Makes Us, Us

Our employees come from many different backgrounds, but we have a few things in common; we are team players, love to have fun, and always put our community and our patrons first.  Our employees know that we are in the business of fun, but that doesn’t make us any less of a business. We know when we need to get work done and when to let our hair down. The ability to lead, learn, and laugh when you are thrown into new situations daily is what we pride ourselves on and what makes us a great employer.

Our employees make us who we are by being who they are! They understand that the Park District is an integral part of the community.  Each of us plays an indispensable supporting role in delivering safe and remarkable experiences for our patrons.  Working here is more than a job. It fosters a sense of purpose and allows you to be a part of something bigger.

No matter where you are on your journey, we know that at the Park District of Highland Park, amazing possibilities lie ahead to help you grow as a person, in your career, and within the community.

Hot Jobs! Available Now!

Gymnastics Instructor/Head Competitive Team Coach

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide gymnastics instruction for the Park District Gymnastics program such as parent-tot, preschool, youth recreational, and pre-team competitive levels in a safe and fun environment.  Optional Head teams coach position also available for qualified candidates starting at $26/hr based on experience  (apply using this application).

Childhood Enrichment Aide

Seeking an experienced and dedicated Childhood Enrichment Teacher’s aide specifically for programming for children ages 2-6. If desired, candidates may gain additional hours by substituting or working as a front desk attendant.

NSSRA Opportunities

Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association

NSSRA is looking for exceptional, motivated, and people-oriented individuals to join their outstanding team. They strive to enrich the lives of people with disabilities in partner communities through quality recreation services. If you are interested in helping others and working with a great team, please reach out!