Employment Opportunities

The Frankfort Park District occasionally has openings for part-time/seasonal staff. These positions may include: early childhood staff, after-school program staff, maintenance staff and building supervisory staff. Any current positions that are available are posted below:


Full-time Parks Maintenance Worker II / Mechanic

Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent. Must have at least 7 years of experience maintaining and repairing light, medium and heavy duty trucks as well as trailers. Must have experience repairing and maintaining turf maintenance equipment including, mowers, string trimmers, chain saws, leaf blowers, etc… Working knowledge of tools, equipment, and procedures used in repair, and adjustment of gas and diesel-powered equipment. Skilled in electronics and electrical components utilized in automotive equipment. Working knowledge of operating principles and standards of heavy equipment, hydraulic systems, and gasoline/diesel engines. Ability to accurately determine mechanical repair needs and estimate time for repair. Skilled in welding; operation of MIG welder, oxy/acetylene brazing and torch cutting.

Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the foreperson and Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds, the Parks Maintenance Worker II/ mechanic is responsible for the maintenance of motor vehicles and equipment owned and operated by the District.

Because the mechanical/repair work will only occupy 15-20 hours per week, this position requires additional duties and skills consistent with those required to maintain all parks and facilities throughout the Park District. This includes but is not limited to mowing, snow plowing, basic landscape maintenance, and basic facility maintenance and repairs.  This is an at-will position.  The Frankfort Park District is an equal opportunity employer.

Hours: 7:00am-3:30pm Monday through Friday and some weekend shifts

Salary: $15.00 – 16.00 per hour DOQ plus a competitive benefits package

To apply, click HERE to download an application or pick up an application from Founders Center located at 140 Oak Street in Frankfort, IL 60423.  Submit your application and resume by mail or in person at the Founders Center, 140 Oak Street, Frankfort, IL 60423. Your application MUST be filled out completely to be considered for this position. The Frankfort Park District is an equal opportunity employer.

Part Time Building Supervisor

The Frankfort Park District is currently accepting applications for part-time building supervisors. Must be 18 years of age or older. Evening and weekend hours included.

Click HERE to download an application or pick up an application from the Founders Community Center located at 140 Oak Street, Frankfort, IL 60423.  For questions regarding position please contact Scott Tierney, Athletic Supervisor at (815)469-9400 or stierney@frankfortparks.org.  The Frankfort Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment Application


We are always interested in finding high quality programs that will add diversity to our current offerings. Please review and complete the Independent Contractor Proposal and email it to the the Superintendent of Recreation, Stacy Proper, at sproper@frankfortparks.org or drop it off at the Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street, Frankfort 60423.

Click HERE to download the Independent Contractor Proposal.


2015 Volunteer Opportunities

Do you need Community Service hours for school? Or do you just enjoy helping others? The Frankfort Park District is always looking for volunteers to help with various Special Events and other programs. If you are interested in volunteering your time, please contact Special Events Coordinator, Cali DeBella at 815-469-9400 or email her at cdebella@frankfortparks.org.

Please click Here to download a listing of our 2015 Summer Volunteer Opportunities.