Welcome to the employment section for the Joliet Park District. Listed below are the current employment opportunities. A PDF version of our job application is available here.


camp Counselor

Under the direction and supervision of the SRJC Coordinator, the Day Camp Counselor will provide a safe and fun environment for children with special needs while participating in camp activities. For full job description, click here. Please email your application to Sara Kolodziej.

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Day Program Assistant

Under the direction and supervision of the Recreation Coordinator and the Recreation Supervisor, the day program assistant is responsible for the daily supervision of the day program for adults with special needs. For full job description, click here. Please email your application to Rachel Zabala.

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Blue Tides Coach

Under the direction of the Head Coach, the Blue Tides Coach is responsible for the athletic and competitive development of age group swimmers, ages 6-18. The mission of the Blue Tides swim team is to provide an environment for competitive swimmers and to embrace team and individual goals in combination with personal growth. For full job description, click here. Please email your application to Blaine Kline.

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Splash Station Concessions staff

Under the direction of the Concessions Supervisor; Concessions workers are responsible for the preparation of the food in the concession stand. Concessions staff are also required to maintain a clean work space according to OSHA standards. Concessions employees are expected to conduct themselves in the utmost professional manner at all times and treat the public and co-workers with fairness, equality, and respect. For full job description, please click here. Please email your application to Blaine Kline.

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Splash Station Maintenance Staff

Under the direction of the Head of Maintenance and the Aquatics Coordinator; Maintenance workers are responsible for the upkeep of the entire Waterpark and grounds. Maintenance employees are expected to conduct themselves in the utmost professional manner at all times and treat the public and co-workers with fairness, equality, and respect. For full job description, please click here. Please email your application to Blaine Kline.

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splash station Lifeguard

Under the direction of the Head Life Guards, Splash Station Pool Managers, and the Aquatics Coordinator; Lifeguards are responsible for the enforcement of rules and regulations of the aquatic facility. Duties may include, but are not limited to dealing with emergency situations, maintenance, pool chemistry and effective communication with the public and staff. Lifeguards are expected to conduct themselves in the utmost professional manner at all times and treat the public and co-workers with fairness, equality, and respect. For full job description, please click here. Please email your application to Blaine Kline.

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SRJC Vehicle Driver

Under the direction and supervision of the Recreation Superintendent, the vehicle driver is directly responsible for transporting adults who have special needs. For full job description, please click here. Please include cover letter and resume with application, and email to Kathy Green.

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Naturalist

The naturalist position is part-time, but all year round. This position is in charge of leading programs, summer camps, and field trips that cover various nature and historical topics, which could be done independently or with other naturalists. Creating and implementing new ideas is important for this position as well. Flexibility and a willingness to work with others is key. Please click here for full job description. Please email your application to Katie Zaban.

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Tumble Bee Instructor

Under the direction and supervision of the Gymnastics Supervisor, the Tumble Bee instructor is primarily responsible for leading parent/tot classes along with tot only classes. The instructor will develop and improve the gross motor skills of each gymnastics team member, as well as, provide a fun, enjoyable and safe environment. The instructor is expected to work in partnership with the Gymnastics Supervisor and the coaching staff to inform and further the program's goals and objectives. Please click here for full job description. Please email your application to Casey O'Connell.

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Ballet Instructor

Under the direction and supervision of the Recreation Superintendent, the Dance Instructor works directly with the children and teaches them to dance techniques and choreographs routines for recitals and showcases. The dance instructor will also measure students for costumes. Instructor will also instruct competitive team. Please click here for full job description. Please email your application to Karen Cooper.

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