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With award-winning facilities, scenic trails and programs for all ages and abilities, the Decatur Park District fulfills our community's needs for physical well-being and natural spaces.

Jobs

Chief of Park Police
Category: Sports and Recreation
SUMMARY Direct and supervise law enforcement operations and personnel in the Park District in order to protect park property and assist the community in the proper use of park facilities.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESDevelop and recommend policies, procedures and processes to protect life and property in the park property.Supervise all personnel and activities of the Decatur Park District ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(217) 422-5911
Eastside Parks - Seasonal Laborer
Category: Sports and Recreation
POSITION FOCUS Responsible for performing a variety of daily, cyclical and routine grounds and facility maintenance functions  SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS Reports to the Park Superintendent/Park Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor and may supervise a crew, as directed  ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIESMows, fertilizes, aerates, grades, seeds, sods, waters, rakes and polices grounds and sports fieldsOperates ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(217) 422-5911
Westside Parks - Seasonal Laborer
Category: Sports and Recreation
POSITION FOCUS Responsible for performing a variety of daily, cyclical and routine grounds and facility maintenance functions  SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPS Reports to the Park Superintendent/Park Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor and may supervise a crew, as directed  ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIESMows, fertilizes, aerates, grades, seeds, sods, waters, rakes and polices grounds and sports fieldsOperates ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(217) 422-5911
Horticulture - Seasonal Laboerer
Category: Sports and Recreation
SUMMARY Completes repairs, improvements, construction and maintenance of Park District grounds, gardens, facilities, and buildings.  Maintains and operates equipment and completes landscaping.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSABILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  Prepares beds and sites, plants, trims, prunes, mulches, waters, weeds, stakes, fertilizes, rakes, shovels, digs, ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(217) 422-5911
Fleet Mechanic
Category: Sports and Recreation
SUMMARY Under direct supervision, performs mechanical repair and maintenance work on motor vehicles, heavy equipment, mowing equipment, and power tools used by the District.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Performs repairs and preventative maintenance on golf cars and trucksters, including gas engines and electric motors and all types of ...read more
Contact:
Phone:(217) 422-5911