Parks & Recreation Job Opportunities

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We're Hiring Part-Time Employees at the Rec!


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Before & After School Care Positions

The Romeoville Recreation Department is seeking caring and responsible Before and After School Instructors. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: supervising school aged children kindergarten to 5th grade, plan and implement program activities, adhere to the safety guidelines of the program, and must demonstrate a positive and professional attitude. Interested candidates should apply online at or in person. Contact Alisa Anders at or 815-886-6222 for more details.

Hours: Before Care: 6:30am-9:00am and/or After Care: 3:00pm -6:30pm   Days available: Monday through Friday  

Pay: $10.00/ per hour

Youth Program (kids craft corner, art, photography, calligraphy, painting, STEAM, fishing, etc.) Instructors

The Romeoville Recreation Department is seeking a multitalented Youth Program Instructor. The Youth Program Instructor will be responsible for planning and instructing a diverse set of youth general interest programs. Topics of instruction can include arts and crafts, drawing, painting, photography, calligraphy, STEM, fishing, and more! Individuals must have the ability to adapt to the needs of different age groups and have experience working with children in an enrichment setting. Applicants should possess a fun, creative, and outgoing personality with the ability to inspire creativity and confidence. Class days and times can vary but will likely be set during after school/evening hours and potential evenings.  Applications can be obtained at the Romeoville Recreation Department (900 W. Romeo Rd., Romeoville) or online at Contact Alisa Anders at 815-886-6222, or

Gymnastics Instructors

The Romeoville Recreation Department is currently seeking experienced, highly motivated, energetic, and responsible gymnastics instructors. Ability to effectively communicate with participants, parents, and staff is crucial. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assist with the instruction, coaching, and evaluation of participants; daily instruction and spotting; work individually with participants to help them progress; assist with preparation and set-up of gymnastics equipment; assist with preparation of lesson plans; maintain accurate records; and follow all safety policies and procedures. Hours are available for days, nights, and weekends for preschool, recreational, and team level gymnasts. Applications can be obtained at the Romeoville Recreation Department (900 W. Romeo Rd., Romeoville) or online at Contact Cassie Proctor at 815-886-6222, or

Front Desk Supervisor – Weekends

The Edward Hospital Athletic and Event Center is seeking a part-time Front Desk Supervisor for Saturdays and Sundays from 9:45am to approximately 2:00pm.  This is a non-union position with no benefits.  The hourly salary is $15.00.   The responsibilities for this position include: greeting the public, answering phones, assisting guests with rentals, and various payments, cash handling and balancing a cash drawer, laser fiche documents, filing, RomeoFest carnival ticket sales, and other clerical and customer service duties. 

Please complete an application and/or submit a resume to Anne Furman, Office Manager, at the Recreation Center (  If you have any questions, please call Anne at (815) 886-6046.

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The Parks & Recreation Department is not just employees; we are a family. 

From the program or class instructors, the parks maintenance staff, clean up at special events, bus drivers, janitors, front desk supervisors or fitness attendants — Every employee matters! All duties are vitally important to the overall success of our department.